Our history

As a pioneer since 2011 of real-time geolocation services from a simple smartphone, Zenbus has become a leading supplier to public transit systems and the first provider of standardized real-time data on the French National Access Point. Zenbus is a full SaaS solution that easily connects drivers or vehicles and generates real time, statistical and predictive data with high added value. Zenbus is now deployed on more than 190 networks in France, North America and Africa, serving thousands of cities, operators and passengers. We have some twenty employees dedicated to constantly improving the solution and ensuring user satisfaction.

The founding partners

Julien Devade Julien Devade CEO & Co-founder

Julien graduated from École Polytechnique in 1997. He started his career as Project Manager at MASA Group - specialist in Artificial Intelligence, then joined SNCF in 2004 as Project Manager and later Strategy Manager in the IT department. In 2011, he co-founded Zenbus and became CEO.

Olivier Deschaseaux Olivier Deschaseaux VP of Sales & Co-founder

Olivier graduated from Audencia Business School in 1998. After several years of experience, he became Operational Director, then Director of Innovation, Services and Solutions at Altran Telecom and Media. In 2011, he co-founded Zenbus and became VP of Sales.

Ulric Le Grand Ulric Le Grand CFO & Co-founder

Ulric earned a Master of Arts degree from Heriot-Watt University in 2001, as well as a management degree from the Strasbourg School of Management. After more than 9 years of experience as a Financial Advisor at Banque Populaire, Ulric founded several startups, including Zenbus in 2011, where he is the Chief Financial Officer.

Lionel Delourme Lionel Delourme CTO & Co-founder

Lionel graduated from École Polytechnique in 2000. He is a high-level physicist, mathematician, and computer scientist who has worked as an IS architect at Altran. He has also patented an invention in the field of data processing.