Usman Javaid joined Orange Business on April 24th, 2023, as Chief Products and Marketing Officer.
In this role, Usman is responsible for our strategic value propositions, products and business lines, digital and strategic enablers, as well as our marketing and communication teams.
His mission is to accelerate our ambition to be the European digital services leader.
Usman reports to the Orange Business CEO Aliette Mousnier-Lompré and is therefore a member of the Orange Business Executive Board.
As a seasoned technology and innovation leader, Usman previously served at Amazon Web Services (AWS) as the Managing Director for Services Delivery across Europe, Middle East and Africa. In this role over 4 years, he was responsible for helping customers from the world’s largest enterprises to fast moving start-ups in accelerating their digital transformation.
Prior to Amazon, Usman held various global leadership roles at Vodafone Group over 12 years in B2C and B2B functions across strategy, architecture, product management, delivery and operations. Notable achievements in Usman’s time at Vodafone include the positioning Vodafone as a Total Communications player through a series of M&A, the launch of Europe’s first 4G network, the transformation of the international network operations across 63+ countries and the development / scaling world’s largest IoT platform to 100m+ connected devices.
Usman holds a PhD and a Master’s degree in Computer Sciences from University of Bordeaux and University of Paris respectively. He also attended management courses at London Business School and Imperial College London. As a technology enthusiast, Usman holds 10 international patents on his name and 25+ international publications in reputed scientific journals and conferences.
Usman is married and is the father of 3 children. In his free time, he is seen with one of the 4Cs – Cricket, Cooking, Charities and Children.