Bassam was born in Egypt, lived in France and England as a child, and then immigrated to the US as a teenager to attend university. He earned BS, MS, and MPhil degrees in Computer Science as well as an MBA. He resides with his wife and two sons in Park City, Utah, home of the 2002 Winter Olympic Games. He started young, entering high school at age 12, programming professionally at age 15, and completing his first master’s degree at age 21.
Bassam founded AtlasRTX after a twenty-five-year career with companies such as Philip Electronics, IBM, Siebel Systems (acquired by Oracle), Omniture (aquired by Adobe), and inContact (acquired by NICE Systems). AtlasRTX enables production homebuilders to provide their homebuyers with a state-of-the-art and modern buying experience that leverages mobile messaging, and conversational artificial intelligence to support marketing, sales, and operations staff.
Prior to founding AtlasRTX, Bassam was Chief Operating Officer at MaritzCX, then the world’s largest customer experience technology company with annual revenues of $200 million. As COO, he was responsible for all operations globally with a team of 2,100 that spanned 18 offices around the world.