Olivier Gerhardt

Managing Director & GM

Olivier Gerhardt is Wavecell’s founding CEO, leveraging over 20 years of experience in the mobile messaging and payments industry. Prior to co-founding Wavecell, Olivier spent ten years at Sybase 365, the world’s largest mobile messaging and payments provider, where he was initially an International Business Development Manager and later from 2005 onward, the Sales Director, France. Olivier joined Nortel Networks in 1998 as an International Presales Manager.

Olivier actively participates in the technology industry, helping fund and advise several companies in the Telecom, Internet and Financial services industries. He holds a Master’s Degree in Telecommunications Engineering from Telecom Lille in France and completed an International Marketing Programme at INSEAD.