Award-winning innovator helping African fintech grow and scale. Having co-founded Barclays Rise Africa (Barclays Africa Open Innovation business) that connects and co-create solutions with Fintechs. Having helped fintech grow and scale into markets while helping Barclays Africa build the best fintech accelerator in Africa with Techstars. Kenneth has won a number of awards, recently winning a Gartner award in Barcelona for a solution developed with a fintech partner in Nigeria providing access to finance using social media data. He has also won a number of national awards (South African Rising Star in Financial Services for 2017 and helping Barclays Africa win best collaboration innovation in South Africa for 2015). He was selected as the lead judge at the Africa Fintech Awards in 2016 and 2017 as well as selected as keynote speaker at the Seamless East Africa Conference in Nairobi this year. His skill set has been an entrepreneur and corporate executive has positioned himself to provide insights to best assist and mentor the fintech that works with.