Issam Balaazi

Issam Balaazi

Associate Partner, Cepheïd Consulting

Helping companies make difference through digital transformation & innovation

En poste chez Cepheid consulting



Précédents : Ecole Centrale De Paris, Ecole Supérieure D'Electricité


    En résumé

    Associate Partner within a french boutique consulting firm named Cepheid Consulting. I bring 18 years of experience in both consulting and operational roles. I occupied for 8 years different operational roles including Product Marketing management, Project management and Pre-Sales support on behalf of telecommunication industry leaders. Since 2007, I am leading several engagements as a management consultant including growth opportunities assessment, marketing and technology strategy, financial analysis and business modeling, project management, business process management and product marketing. As part of an entrepreneurial project, I am also managing business development, communication and internal projects with the ambition to settle Cepheid Consulting as a unique partner for their customers. I have proved to be customer oriented and results driven with high adaptability skills. I hold an engineering degree from Supélec (one of the top french engineering school). Core competencies : • Strategic analysis and new opportunities assessment including financial analysis • Go To Market strategy and operationnal implementation • B2B and B2C Product marketing management • Organization and processes management (Innovation, BPM, Lean Six Sigma) • Project and Program Management • Bid Management and Business Development My expertises in the digital area : • IOT and M2M • NFC and contactless solutions • xDSL, FTTx, WiMAX • BPM, Workflow, EDM Sectors I have been engaged with : • Telecommunications • Transportation • Public sector


Associate Partner

Chez Cepheid consulting

De septembre 2007 à aujourd'hui
Cepheïd Consulting, a strategy, marketing and management consulting firm, assists its clients in transforming their business model taking into account all breakthroughs driven by innovation and the digital word. We work along with our clients to help them understand and take into account those ...
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Ecole Centrale De Paris, Chatenay Malabry

certification Black Belt Lean Six Sigma, Lean Six Sigma

De septembre 2013 à mars 2014

Portfolio and Product Marketing Manager France


De juillet 2004 à septembre 2007
Within the Mobile Devices Business France organization, management of product support activity for France (SFR/Bouygues/Retail & Distribution/MVNOs). Central role within the organization in relation with sales, after sales, technical, operations and marketing teams • Product and Portfolio ...
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De 2002 à juillet 2004
Integration and deployment Project Manager at SFR. My task consists in the integration of several projects based on service platforms (Wap, Localisation, Instant messaging, MMS, SMS) over mobile networks (GSM, GPRS, UMTS) • Project management: - Schedule management - Risk management - Team ...
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Presales Engineer


De 2000 à 2002
Technical and marketing support for France and MEA projects, in optical network solutions (SDH/Sonet, network management, synchronisation). • Developing relationships with customers and helping to develop the sales strategy with account managers – upstream work with technical teams to influence ...
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R&D Engineer


De 1999 à 2000
French military service at Geneva Responsible for the tests on supraconducting magnets for the LHC (Large Hadrons Collider) • Test process set up and optimisation. Analysing tool development with Labview. Signal processing algorithm definition ; --> Collaborative publication in IEEE (Trans. ...
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  • Avant vente
  • Business process management
  • Développement commercial
  • Direction de projets
  • Finance d'entreprise
  • Gestion d'appels d'offres
  • Gestion d'équipes
  • Marketing opérationnel
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