Hatem Zeine

CTO, Chief Scientist, Founder -

Ossia -

IoT Agenda

Hatem Zeine, CTO, chief scientist, and founder at Ossia, is an avid inventor and proven technologist with more than two decades of technical development experience and expertise. Hatem founded Ossia in 2008, invented and developed Cota in stealth mode, launched the company in 2013 at TechCrunch Disrupt, and now closely manages Ossia's global team of engineers who are responsible for both the vision and execution of Cota. Cota is the first functional Wi-Fi-like technology of its kind and is poised to revolutionize the world by offering a solution to one of the biggest engineering challenges: how to send and receive power.

Prior to founding Ossia, Hatem was a director/principal engineer at Microsoft, leading PM, development and test initiatives. He filed seven patents during his tenure. Earlier in his career, he founded Zeine Technological Applications, known later as Estarta Solutions, which today is the largest Cisco technical assistant partner. He also served as co-founder and vice chairman of the Information Technology Association of Jordan before he relocated to the U.S. in 2005.

Hatem holds a BS in physics from the University of Manchester in the UK. Hatem is a recognized expert on wireless power and its potential, speaking regularly at events and conferences on innovation and the visionary thinking that drives his entrepreneurial spirit. Hatem holds tens of granted patents globally related to Ossia's Cota technology and beyond.