Welcome to Bifasor

Our mission

Bifasor with logistics operators

We seek to provide the easiest and cheapest way for transport & logistics stakeholders operating or seeking to operate in Africa to build a collaborative network of business partners and clients within a few clicks.

But that's a very limited view of our company. The most important thing to know about Bifasor is our true mission: we work hard every day to help transport & logistics operators run their businesses seamlessly and more profitably in a challenging environment. We deeply hope that our product will help improve the efficiency of transportation supply chains and facilitate trade in Africa.

Our vision

We believe that new technologies will transform and boost trade in Africa and open up new economic opportunities. As such, our aim is to allow transport and logistics companies to create personalized, technology-driven social networks that facilitate intra-continental trade and integrate Africa into the global market.

Our values

Transparency

Professionalization

Empowerment

Team

We are a dedicated tech-savvy team, ready to do what ever it takes to bring you an an innovative and satisfying solution.

Zakaria Dabone

Chief Executive Officer

Zakaria has a decade of experience in African transport and logistics, including at his family’s own 45 year old freight transport company in Ivory Coast. He has a Master's in Economics from the University of Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso.

Steven Silverstein

Chief Operating Officer

Steven Silverstein has previous experience in risk analysis and program management, which includes work at the World Bank, Georgetown University and the U.S. Peace Corps. He holds a Master's in Public Policy from Harvard University.

Rym Soussi

Head of communication

Rym has broad experience in media relations, communication and graphic design in France and in Ghana. She holds a Master in Communications from Marne La Vallée University and in Law and New Technologies from Paris Nanterre.

Djiby Konaté

Chief Technology Officer

Djiby possesses a robust knowledge of complex web architectures and mastery of several programming languages including Ruby, PHP and Javascript. He holds a Master's in Information Systems Engineering from SUPINFO.

Tommaso Bianco

Head of Data Engineering and Science

Tommaso has advanced understanding of data analytics techniques as well as expertise in building streaming data platforms for real-time and scalable systems. He holds a PhD in Computer Science from the UPMC Paris.

Advisors

Our advisors are renowned experts in transport and logistics with a deep understanding of the sector's specifics on the African continent.

Ali Traoré

Advisor

Ali is the President and Director of the ITL firm – Transport and Logistics council – in Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso. He is the former Director General of the Burkina Faso Shippers' Council – Conseil Burkinabé des Chargeurs, which is part of the larger African Shippers' Council Union. He is a former Director of Maritime shippers authority, and a former Secretary-General of Transport and Logistics Ministry of Burkina Faso.

Issa Baluch

Advisor

As a veteran of the freight forwarding industry with over four decades of experience, Issa is credited with pioneering the thriving sea-air transport business in the UAE. Aside from being Founder and Chairman of the Swift Group, he has also served as President of the International Federation of Freight Forwarders Associations (FIATA) and as a Board Member of the International Air Cargo Association.

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