Builder of digital banks. Design thinker. AI. Design-led, with a focus on the human (customer & employee) & the proposition.
Digital Strategy, Design, Artificial Intelligence & Advanced Analytics, Innovation Management, FinTech, R&D (Blockchain), API Economy, Robotics, Reenginering, Digital Channels
Experienced in transforming and reengineering Retail, Business, and Corporate banks to digital banks.
Deployed a full bank's digital technology architecture, API-based, with data leverage, and a low cost-to-serve.
26+ years of professional experience. Business leadership, Digital, IT - Delivered 330+ Projects: Business Transformation, Digital, Technology Transformation, Application Development, and Infrastructure projects in the USA, EMEA, AP, Africa, & Middle East in 4 listed companies.
- CDO (Chief Digital Officer) at Emirates NBD Group
- CDO & CIO (Chief Digital & Information Officer) at MyBucks FinTech. 15 Countries
- Head of Alternative Business Models for Retail & Business Bank (RBB) in Barclays Africa. API business model
- (CDO) Head of Digital (Chief Digital Officer) for RBB in Barclays Africa delivered digital assets. 13 Countries
- (CDO) Head of Digital (Chief Digital Officer) for Business Bank in Barclays Africa. Digitized & transformed the bank. 13 Countries
- CIO (Chief Information Officer) for Barclays Africa RBB. 50 projects. IT budget of 1.66B Rands (USD $166M). 13 countries, 14.5m customers, 42,000 users.
CIO for Core Banking in Barclays Africa. 13 countries. 117 projects. 1,450 branches - de-risked the bank, added new products & services, increased efficiencies, improved stability, reduced costs.
CIO for Architecture & Innovation: Barclays Africa. 13 countries in Africa (+ SA).
CIO for Barclays Africa Business Bank. 76 projects.
CIO at The Kelly Group - 11 companies (USA & SA). 23k FTEs. 10 projects.
(CDO) Managing Director for Kelly Group Digital
Many Exec roles, IBM
P&L Businesses (USD $120m+) & IT organizations with 1,200+ FTEs