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J. Stéphane Appavoo

Chartered Accountant, Software Engineer & Serial Entrepreuneur

J. Stéphane Appavoo
43 years old
Driving License
London (SE16 5EG) United Kingdom
Professional Status
Entrepreneur
Open to opportunities
About Me
Over the past twenty years I have gained extensive senior management experience in the accounting/finance, commodity trading and software/web/mobile industry, both locally and internationally.

My contribution to an organization comprises leveraging a combination of business development, team leadership, strategic planning and sales expertise to meet and exceed expectations. I analyze core operational/business functions and implement the most appropriate solutions to drive continual business growth.

I am a strong motivational leader with solid management, leadership and communication skills and a proven record of growing offices worldwide. I understand the real educational development needs of my clients, both from an academic as well as a practical business point of view. I am able to formulate solutions for clients that enhance performance and directly contribute to their bottom line.

In my personal business ventures, I have always integrated ICT as a core component of their success. I'm a Tech enthusiast, with multi competences.

Specialties:

  • Competitive Analysis
  • Financing, Business Turnarounds
  • Compliance
  • Call Center Management
  • Software/Web/Mobile development
  • Management Development
  • Strategic Partnerships
Experiences
  • Cloud based ERP system, with 300+ modules
  • SAAS Services, Webservices, full fledged API integration
  • Direct integration with world leading ERP solutions Oracle, SAP, Sage, Quickbooks, etc
  • Integration of Business Intelligence Tools, Internet of Things (IOT) scenarios manager and Artificial Intelligence (AI), including Chat GPT 4
  • Solution is used as platform for several other solutions such as Point of Sales, Squid Business Cards, Pupilo the School ERP...
  • E-Wallet Management
  • Fully integrated within AccIn ERP
  • Integration of Visa, Mastercard payment and set of digitalized payment solutions.
  • Cryptocurrency wallets
  • Tailor made solutions for schools, events, corporations and financial institutions
  • Investment Advisory
  • Mergers and acquisitions
  • Regulated under Financial Services Commission
  • Issuance and monetization of Bank Guarantees, Stand By Letter of Credits (SBLC)...
  • 150+ staff members and collaborators
  • Music Festival Organizers and Producers
  • Produced International artist shows such as DJ Snake, Maitre Gims, Dadju, Aya Nakamura, Etana, Willy William, Nora Fatehi...
  • Created full round trips for attendees, IATA licensee.
  • More than 50,000+ combined attendees
  • Conceptor and founder of a trendy energy drink called Boom.
  • Product manufactured in Germany and exported in the Indian Ocean and Asia,
  • Product marketed by influencers and international music artists
  • Creator and executive producer of one of the very first TV Reality shows oriented around the Covid 19 lockdown.
  • Features 14 young people from different background, stuck together in a hotel in Mauritius.
  • Release was in July 2020 and 8 episodes have been aired, on a weekly basis.
Company Description
Episodes can be viewed on Facebook available here:
https://www.facebook.com/lockdownislandmru
  • Opening of 7 mini stores selling general groceries from 06:00 to 22:00, 7 days a week.
  • The concept was to absorb sales of products I was importing in the Indian Ocean and allow them to have a direct retail outlet
  • Purchase and development of a fully owned property of 21 villas in the Northern part of Mauritius Island, over 12,000m2 of land surface.
  • Located on the northern coast of Mauritius, Kariba Villa provides accommodation split into 21 4-bedroom apartments, each fitted with a private pool and free WiFi. Situated 700 metres from Grand Gaube Beach, the property features errace and free private parking.
  • Supervision of commodity trading operations and FMCG
  • Negotiation at international level between the various stakeholders
  • Expansion of the company in Sub Saharan region (South Africa, Mauritius )
  • Management of pool of commodity traders
  • Reporting , KPI and setting up goals within the organisation
  • Direct reporting to the Board of Shareholders
Company Description
Company specialized in international trading. General commodity sectors such as sugar, sunflower oil, cement and others
  • Founding partner and CEO
  • Development of Call Center activities with 800 seats in Mauritius and 1,200 seats in Madagascar
  • Specialized on French market with key account customers with grade A clients such as Orange, Canal+ or Médiamétrie
  • Analysis of business conditions and performance in collaboration with operating and management teams across the business
  • Management of the corporate planning and annual plan/budget process
  • Development and execution of strategic and multi-year business plans
Company Description
Infinity BPO was the largest Call Center in Mauritius (Up to 700 employees) and the largest French speaking one in the whole Southern Hemisphere. The Call Center closed in December 2010, despite numerous attempts to financially rescue it by investors and the Mauritian Government.
  • Head of Technical and Innovation Departments
  • Monitoring of development teams
  • Implementation and marketing of several products ( Details in the portfolio)
  • Regional expansion of the company
  • Monitoring technical architectures
  • Cloud Computing Expertise / Big Data, Web Services , SaaS .
  • Expert level on developments with IDE Windev/Webdev
Company Description
SSII spécialisée dans le développement d'applications multiplateformes.
  • Feasibility Studies , Business and Marketing Plans
  • Change management
  • Corporate restructuring
  • Mergers and acquisitions, LMBO
Company Description
HLB is a global network of independent advisory and accounting firms counting 40,831 professionals across 156 countries.
Company website