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Meet our business development team

Our people cover the globe. Find your contact below and send them a message. They’ll get back to you before you know it.

Sebastien Codeville

CEO and Founder

Sebastien Codeville, founder and CEO of KaiOS, leads the business teams. With a background spanning over 20 years in the telecommunications industry and experiences all around the world, Sebastien manages teams across sales, product, and operations to steer KaiOS towards a successful future.

Frederic Sibert

Head of Partnerships

Frederic manages the relationship with all our strategic app ecosystem partners, from content to advertising. Thanks to his previous experiences in the licensing, content and gaming industry, Frederic has a great expertise in the global mobile business.

Dale STRYDOM

Director of Business Development, MEA

Dale manages Business Development for KaiOS in the Middle East and Africa Region. He has over 16 years of experience in the mobile industry and has held senior positions at some of Africa’s best service providers and telecom vendors like TCL and LG. His previous experience with Fintech make him an expert in device financing in the African market.

Brady Chang

Director of Business Development, North America

Brady manages the carrier relationship & OEM/ODM partnership and drives the growth of KaiOS devices and ecosystem in North America. He joined KaiOS in 2020 from ZTE NA mobile devices and Qualcomm Technology Inc., bringing over 22 years’ industry experience in mobile devices sales, marketing, product development, and partnership.

Vanessa Wang

Senior Vice President, Business Development, China

Vanessa oversees chipset and OEM business partnerships for KaiOS in Asia-Pacific. She works with all the major carriers and manufacturers in the region to expand the reach of KaiOS. Before joining KaiOS, Vanessa has held senior roles at TCL in China and United States.

Rohan Kurian

Director of Business Development, APAC

Rohan is responsible for the Business Development initiatives across India and its sub-continent countries in APAC where he is deeply involved in building partnerships with OEMs and Telcos. He has been with KaiOS since 2017 and brings in a diverse experience of Channel sales, Distribution, Business Development, Sales & Marketing. Prior to KaiOS, Rohan has worked at Nestle, Castrol, Brightpoint amongst others.

Naitan Grollemund

Director of Strategy and Business Development, Europe

Naitan Grollemund is responsible for the Business Development in Europe. Expert with numbers, he also manage KaiOS business strategy and lead the Data team. He combine technical and business experiences, now supporting the business team across the world and working key partners in Europe.

Matthew Cruickshank

Financial Product Director

Matt leads the business and product development efforts for KaiOS’ financial services offerings. Leveraging his extensive experience gained at industry leaders in the card payment and global merchant sectors, Matt engages in close collaboration with product teams and business partners to successfully introduce KaiOS’ financial products to the market.

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