Mehdi is the founder and chairman of APIdays Conferences, the main industry event series about APIs, and author of Continuous API Management (O”Reilly, 2018). 

Formerly, he co-founded, a SaaS OAuth API middleware for OAuth integration and implementation used by 40,000+ developers, acquired in 2017. Since then he has been advising CIO’s, CTO’s and CDO’s to empower their digital strategy with API’s from various industries (Banking, Insurance, Heavy manufacturing, Retail, Utilities, Telecom).

Since 2018, Mehdi is  also part time professor at HEC MBA and EMLYON Executive MBA program. Mehdi is also the designer of the API Industry Landscape, organizer of API meetups in Paris and San Francisco and is highly involved in the API community and API Industry, and had been speaker of top API and Dev conference like API Strategy and Practice, API world, Integrate, Nordic APIs, Endpoint Conf, API360, Developer Week SF, IBM Interconnect.