Prior to founding Beenok, Julien was the managing director of MobileCash, an e-money issuer in West Africa partnering with mobile network operators, financial institutions and startups to deliver mobile banking services. Formerly, Julien led new business development at Millicom, a leading emerging market telecommunication & media company with USD 6bn in revenue and more than 50 million customers. At Millicom, Julien launched new businesses ranging from mobile money to digital learning across multiple geographies. Prior to his work at Millicom, Julien was a manager at PricewaterhouseCoopers both in Europe and in the US. Julien holds a MBA from The Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania, a Master of Science in International Relations from ESCC and a Bachelor of Economics from Inholland University.