Hatem Zeine, Founder, President and CTO. Hatem Zeine, Founder and President at Ossia, is an avid inventor and proven technologist with more than three 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 and product members who are responsible for both the vision and execution of Cota.

​Prior to founding Ossia, Hatem was a Director/Principal Engineer at Microsoft, leading PM, Development, and Test initiatives. ​ 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 and the visionary thinking that drives his entrepreneurial spirit. Hatem holds hundreds of granted patents globally related to Ossia’s Cota technology and beyond.

Plenary Address Title: The Future of Wireless Power and the Adoption Path