MANAGEMENT TEAM

Hussein Chahine

FOUNDER & CEO

FAVOURITE GAMES

Hussein is the driving force behind Yazino, a company built on the belief that the next generation of social games will be based around real-time synchronous experiences where friends and like-minded people can play, compete, and socialise anytime, from anywhere in the world.

Holding a degree in Mathematics and Computing from Kingston University, he has always been passionate about IT and innovation. In the late 1990s he was part of the FICS Group, helping to build Europe's first Internet banking service. Hussein then joined Reef, where he created enterprise CMS solutions for e-commerce.

In 2000 he joined Digital Mobility, a telecoms-focused start-up which launched a WAP-based service to provide senior executives with "any time, any place" access to a range of mobile banking, stock trading, news, travel.

In 2003 Hussein founded Signature Technologies, a UK company that delivers innovative IT solutions for clients including UPS, the Daily Mail Group, iii.co.uk, AbsolutePoker.com and StanJames.com.

Hussein's IT innovation track record together with his experience at Signature Technologies inspired him to found Yazino in 2009.