Mehdi is the Lead API Economist of the API Academy, the technical and business research team on APIs at CA Technologies, and advise Fortune 500 CEOs, CTOs, CIOs and CDOs about API strategy, API governance and API lifecycle management.

Mehdi is also the founder of APIdays conference, the main serie of API industry conference held each year in 7 countries, and has been also the co-founder ofOAuth.io, an OAuth backend used by 40,000+ developers that has been acquired in 2017.

About publications, Mehdi is the co-author of the Banking APIs state of the market, editions 2015-16-17-18, designer of the API Industry Landscape and contribute to APIs4Dgov, a framework to help EU governments to publish APIs.

Mehdi also teaches entrepreneurship in the digital economy at HEC MBA (top 3rd best worldwide MBA by QS ranking and top 4th worldwide best MBA according to Forbes Ranking)