Redda BEN GELOUNE
Redda Ben Geloune is an enthusiastic and positive leader who has dedicated his life to making Africa a better place. Born and raised in Côte d’Ivoire, he graduated from ENSICAEN in France with an engineering degree after completing scientific preparatory classes in Paris. He is an alumni of Hec Paris (eMBA) and Harvard Business School (OPM50). Founder of the Aitek Group (www.aitek.fr), one of the leading companies operating in the IT industry in Africa with the vision to contribute to making the continent a driver of the global economy by leveraging the exponential convergence of technologies, he is also the Academic Co-Director of Challenge + Africa, an HEC Paris programme that helps entrepreneurs build winning businesses. In addition, as a Ph.D. student at Case Western Reserve University (USA), he is a research fellow at the Fowler Center for Business and his goal is to understand how artificial intelligence can help organisations build high-performance teams by capitalising on the psychological and cognitive factors of its individuals. A keen obstacle course runner, Redda Ben Geloune is also the father of two daughters, Wafa and Kahina.