Stafford Masie (Thumbzup)

Standard Bank Incubator - 5 Cradock Ave Johannesburg, 2196 Johannesburg
Thu, Jun 15, 2017, 5:30 PM (SAST)

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Stafford Masie is the CEO and founder of Thumbzup, a fintech startup that developed the Payment Pebble mobile payment device. The Payment Pebble which is Africa's largest and most successful mobile point of sale is also in use in Australia with ANZ Bank. Before starting his own company, Stafford was CEO of Google South Africa and country manager for Novell South Africa.

Stafford is a recognized tech serial entrepreneur and business strategy consultant who is involved in several leading-edge technology startups and blue chip company strategy alignment initiatives. Stafford studied computer science at Tel Aviv University in Israel and spent several years in Israel and 7 years in the US. Stafford is a technology futurist, keynote speaker and he’s a non-executive board member of Advtech, a JSE listed education and resourcing company.

Join us as Stafford shares his entrepreneurial journey and provides his insight on technology and innovation.

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  • Stafford Masie

    Stafford Masie

    Thumbzup

    Stafford Masie was the CEO of Google Africa and is currently the Founder of Thumbzup, the local tech start-up behind Payment Pebble. Stafford previously held high positions at Telkom, Dimension Data and Novell South Africa. He is one of the only South Africans who has had a working relationship with Apple Founder Steve Jobs, Google Founders Larry Page, Sergey Brin Google CEO Eric Schmidt.

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  • When

    Thursday, Jun 15
    5:30 PM - 8:30 PM (SAST)

    Where

    Standard Bank Incubator
    5 Cradock Ave Johannesburg2196

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