2018 CONFERENCE SPEAKERS 

 

Jean Paul Ndjemba Abessolo, Partner and Managing Director, Standard Chartered Bank

Iyinoluwa Aboyeji, Co-founder & Managing Director, Flutterwave

Bade Adesemowo, Co Founder & CTO, Social Lender

Vivek Agrawal, General Manager, Business Development, Mobile Financial Solutions, Mahindra Comviva

Vivek Agrawal at Seamless Africa 2018

Julia Ahlfeldt, Founder and Customer Experience Specialist, Julia Ahlfeldt CX Consulting

El Karm Ahmed, Chairman of the Executive Board, Amen Bank Sa

Lanre Akinlagun, Founder and Chief Executive Officer, Drinks.Ng

Brooke Anderson, Managing Director: Africa Middle East, XM Developments (Sage)

Hammad Anwer, CTO, ekuep.com

Jonathan Ayache, General Manager, Uber

John B Kaweesi, Regional Head, Stanbic Bank Uganda

Babatunde Babs Ogundeyi, Founder & CEO, kudimoney.com

Ryan Bacher, Managing Director, NetFlorist

Kimaal Baker, Digital Manager Canal Walk, Hyprop Investments Ltd

Karim Bendadda, Strategic Sales Manager MEA Region, IDEMIA

Phumelele Bezu, VP of Sales and Marketing, www.afriderm.co.za

Daniel Blignaut, Managing Director, uCook

Daniel Blignaut at Seamless Africa 2018

Elsamari Botha, Senior Lecturer, Stellenbosch University

Vicus Bouwer, Divisonal Director : Retail Leasing Africa, Broll

André Bresler, Managing Director - Southern Africa Operations, FedEx Express

Vincent Busse, Head Channel and Distribution, Personal and Business Banking, Business Operations, Africa Regions, Standard Bank RoA

Mervyn Byleveldt, Solution Sales Manager Africa, Cradlepoint

Mervyn Byleveldt at Seamless Africa 2018

Abraham Cambridge, Founder and Chief Executive Officer, The Sun Exchange

Mohamed Lotfi Chakroun, Card Center Manager, Attijari Bank Tunis

Mohamed Lotfi Chakroun at Seamless Africa 2018

Tawanda Chatikobo, Head: Digital, Nedbank Insurance

Llew Claasen, Executive Director, Bitcoin Foundation

Monique Claassen, Director Media and Digital Research, Millward Brown South Africa

Marvin Cole, CEO and Founder, Ovamba

Bonnie Cooper, Chief Marketing Officer, Roman's Pizza

Amanda Cromhout, Chief Executive Officer, Truth and Emerce Commerce

Efi Dahan, General Manager: Russia, Turkey, Middle East & Africa, PayPal

Kim Dancey, Head Legal and Regulatory: FNB eWallet, FNB

Zeyad Davids, Chief Marketing Officer, Virgin Money SA (Pty) Ltd

Zeyad Davids at Seamless Africa 2018

Gareth De Bruyn, Co-Founder, Get Neat

Gareth De Bruyn at Seamless Africa 2018

Matthew De Freitas, Founder, Black Line Sprinting

Andre de Wet, Former: Head of Africa, iflix

Sylvie De Wever, Senior Director: US exports and LATAM, Ebay

Sylvie De Wever at Seamless Africa 2018

Dharmesh Desai, Group Executive Vice President & Head Global Indian Banking Program , Remittances & Alliances, Yes Bank

Farzam Ehsani, Blockchain Lead at RMB, Rand Merchant Bank

Mouawia Essekelli, Director, Attijariwafa Bank

Syed Ammar Faheem, Regional Manager (SANEA) Digital Banking & Payments, Gemalto

Ryan Falkenberg, CEO, Clevva

Joe Falter, CEO Jumia Food and Jumia Travel, Jumia

Paul Fenwick, Head FX RoA Global Markets, Barclays Bank Plc

David Ferrand, Director, FSD Kenya

Tope Folayan, Chief Executive Officer, Mall for Africa

Tope Folayan at Seamless Africa 2018

Darren Franks, CEO, TalentintheCloud

Wesley Fredericks, Managing Director, Red & Yellow School

Wesley Fredericks at Seamless Africa 2018

Taryn Gill, Owner, The Perfect Hair

Taryn Gill at Seamless Africa 2018

Gilles Goly, Head, Global Transaction Banking, Societe Generale

Kerryn Greene, Business Owner, Kapas Baby

Anton Groenewald, Pre-sales and Sales Manager, BPC Banking Technologies

Anton Groenewald at Seamless Africa 2018

Martin Grunewald, Chief Payments Officer, Bankserv Africa

Daniel Guasco, CEO/Founder, Click2Sure

David Gyori, Co-Author, The FinTech Book

Chris Hamilton, CEO, Bankserv Africa

Sterling Hawkins, Co-Founder, Center for Advancing Retail and Technology

Christoffer Hernæs, Chief Digital Officer, Sbanken

Portia Heynes, Group Learning and Development, Sun International

Rob Heyns, Founder & Marketing Director, League of Beers

Mike Higley, Vice President - Southern Africa Operations, FedEx Express

Crispin Inglis, CEO & Co-Founder, PropertyFox

Theunis Jansen van Rensburg, Head of Commercial Analytics, Wonga

Raivis Joksts, Senior Product Manager, Tieto

Raivis Joksts at Seamless Africa 2018

Tom Juma, Chief Operating Officer, Faulu Microfinance Bank

Chris Kabagambe, Managing Director, Top Finance Bank

Diana Kangwa, COO, ZANACO

Fabian Kasi, Managing Director, Centenary Bank

Kenneth Kayser, Vice President: Open Innovation, Barclays Africa Group Ltd

Schalk Kearney, CEO & Founder, Pet Heaven

Melaku Kebede, Vice President Systems & E-Banking, United Bank Sc

Warrick Kernes, Founder & Managing Director, Action Gear

Lauren King, Executive: eCommerce and Web Services, Edcon

Edward Kiptoo, SVP Information Security Lead, Citibank

Leon Kiptum, Head – Digital & Transaction Banking, Sidian Bank

Philip Kiracofe, CEO, Startupbootcamp South Africa

Nvalaye Kourouma, Chief Digital Officer, Barclays Africa Group Ltd

Nvalaye Kourouma at Seamless Africa 2018

Pieter Kruger, Chief Information Officer, Standard Bank Namibia

Tunde Ladipo, Head of Partnerships, Stellar.org

Rogério LAM, CMO, Banco Comercial De Investimentos (Bci)

Tebogo Legodi, Executive: Digital Lead, Sanlam

Percy Paul Lubega, Head of Business Development, Finance Trust Bank

Craig Ludwig, Chief Operating Officer, Carrol Boyes

Paul Malicki, Startup Advisor, CEO and Forbes30U30, Flapper

Lance Mambondiani, CEO, Steward Bank

Maryla Masojada, Managing Director, Trade Intelligence

Kenny Matsena, Visual Merchandising Strategist, Timberland South Africa

Gugulethu Mfuphi, Senior Anchor, CNBC Africa

Perseus Mlambo, Founder, Zazu Bank

Alfraha Mmare, VP & Head of Cards, Barclays Bank

Molefi Moloantoa, Chief Executive Officer, Primedia Unlimited Malls

Joanna Mondon, Head of Digital Marketing,, Hollard

Sandra Moumtzis, IS Executive, Enterprise Applications, Pick n Pay

Agrippa Mugwagwa, Executive Director - Retail Banking & e-Commerce, FBC Holdings Limited

Jack Muhs, President - MEISA, FedEx Express

Pardon Mujakachi, Country Director, WorldRemit

Pardon Mujakachi at Seamless Africa 2018

Benson Mukandiwa, Customer Service Strategist, Chartered Institute for Customer Management

Zahid Mustafa, Retail Banking Director, Barclays Bank of Kenya

Isvari Naidoo, BU Channel & Customer Manager – eCommerce & Food Aggregators, The Coca-Cola Company

Mbali Ndandani, Africa Digital Lead, Unilever

Dewald Nolte, Chief Commercial Officer, Entersekt

Schalk Nolte, CEO, Entersekt

Neil O'Brien, Former: SVP Director Digital Banking, Santander

Honey Ogundeyi, Founder & CEO, Fashpa.com

Victor Okigbo, Group Head of Financial Technology and Innovation, Access Bank Nigeria

Lazarus Okolie, GM/Regional Bank Head, Fidelity Bank Plc

Lazarus Okolie at Seamless Africa 2018

Olumide Olusanya, Chairman and CEO, gloo.ng

Johnson Ondicho, Head Of Electronic Payments, Kenya Commercial Bank

Gerhard Oosthuizen, Chief Technical Officer, Entersekt

Abdelmouneim Othmani, Chief Operating Officer, Gulf Bank Algeria

Abdelmouneim Othmani at Seamless Africa 2018

Oyebode Oyegoke-Akande, Head of Acquisition, Ecobank Nigeria

Ro Paddock, Fraud Risk Management Expert, Independent

Manish Patel, Managing Director: MEASA, ACI Worldwide

Jean Paul Ndjemba, Managing Director, Matha Capital

Jason Peisl, IS Executive, Pick n Pay

Dylan Piatti, Chairman of the Board, Ecommerce Forum Africa

Marta Piekarska, Director of Ecosystem, Hyperledger, The Linux Foundation

Shubhanga Prasad, Vice President - Digital and Fintech Strategy, Yes Bank

Shubhanga Prasad at Seamless Africa 2018

Blake Raubenheimer, Digital Marketing Executive, Massdiscounters T/A Game And Dionwired

Blake Raubenheimer at Seamless Africa 2018

Ranjith Ravindranathan, Chief Operating Officer, Choppies

Nic Ray, Chief Marketing Officer, BrandsEye Pvt Ltd

Nic Ray, Chief Marketing Officer, BrandsEye Pvt Ltd

Nic Ray at Seamless Africa 2018

Simon Rey, Group Head : Talent, Learning and Organizational Development, Ecobank Transnational Inc

John Riggins, Head of Operations for Asia Pacific, B.T.C. Media

Sven Schoof, Head of User Experience, Spree

Preetesh Sewraj, CEO & Chief Innovation Analyst, Product of the Year

Sebastien Slim, Head Of Marketing And Innovation, HPS

Bonnie Smith, General Manager Technology, FLIGHT CENTRE

Riccardo Spagni, Lead Maintainer: Crytocurrency project, Monero

Samantha Starmer, Vice President of Global Digital Experiences, Ralph Lauren

Andrew Stewart, Head of Middle East and Africa, WorldRemit

Neil Tagg, Director of Pre Sales, Accuity

Andrew Takyi-Appiah, Managing Director, Zeepay

Zubair Tassiem, Customer Services Manager, Amazon

Zubair Tassiem at Seamless Africa 2018

Alastair Tempest, CEO, Ecommerce Forum Africa

David Torr, Founder & CEO, uCook

David Torr at Seamless Africa 2018

Stephanie Ng Tseung, Head of Cards, The Mauritius Commercial Bank Ltd

Iain Turner, Head of Business Intelligence, Wonga.com

Iain Turner at Seamless Africa 2018

Frans Van Der Colff, Director for Africa, Fruit And Veg City

Christine van Niekerk, South Africa Director for Shopper Marketing, UniLever

Hannes Van Rensburg, Senior Vice President of New Business Development, A.C.I. Worldwide

Hannes Van Rensburg at Seamless Africa 2018

Michael Van Straaten, Chief Executive Officer, Executive Director, Verimark Holdings Ltd

David Waithaka, Group Chief Strategy Officer, Cellulant

Jack Williams, President and Founder, Bitload4u Limited

Sam Wilson-Spath, Head of Digital Media, Woolworths Pty LTD

Chris Wood, Executive: Card Issuing and Payments, Nedbank Ltd