Joffe grew up in France and graduated with a MS in engineering from Ecole Centrale de Lyon and a MS in Acoustics from Université Claude Bernard Lyon 1. Joffe also studied Japanese, Korean and Mandarin Chinese and have been living in Japan, Korea and China since 2000. He was a technology consultant in Tokyo, a mobile market analyst covering Japan & Korea at France Telecom, and a Mobile sns pioneer with NewtGames in Japan and Korea. He is the founder and Managing Director of +8* | Plus 8 Star, a strategy consultancy specializing in mobile and internet innovation in Japan, Korea and China. Benjamin is also a partner in the 3D web startup, CMUNE, which was featured at Le Web Paris 2008.
Founder, Mobile Monday Beijing
Benjamin Joffe is a Beijing based blogger, entrepreneur and consultant. Joffe is a regular key note speaker at conferences (Ad-Tech, Media 08, O'Reilly GSP, International Telecommunication Union Asia, Open Web Asia etc.) and is considered to be an expert on mobile and web business models and innovation in Asia. Joffe was selected to be among China’s Top 100 mobile industry influencers in 2007 and 2008 as founder of Mobile Monday in Beijing.