Serge Belamant is one of the pioneers of technology in today’s banking and financial world. His work in technology will forever have a great influence, especially in these industries. That small gold chip in your credit and debit card communicating with your bank, he is the man behind the whole thing. He is the founder of blockchain technology. The ingenious Mr. Belamant serves as the real definition of a great mind at work to serve the world.
About Serge Belamant
Serge was born in Tulle, France. His father, who was a tiler by trade, later on, moved his family to South Africa. At this time, Mr. Belamant was 14 years of age. He then attended Witwatersrand University to study Computer Science in Johannesburg.
His Ingenious Work
He joined various companies after university, where he was key in developing most of the technological advancements that played a key role in the way we use the financial banking system in today’s world.
In 1989, Serge Belamant founded NET UEPS Technologies, Inc. He designed UEPS which stand for Universal Electronic Payment Systems. This led VISA to partner with him in 1995, where he was put to task in designing the latest idea of Offline Pre-Authorized Card chip (COPAC). These are the current chip cards we use in our financial world today.
Net1 and Serge Belamant later developed the digital payment system in the year 1991. It was responsible for transferring welfare funds to needy people in South Africa. The demand for this technology grew tremendously and is used in many countries in the world, such as Iraq and Russia.
Recently, in the United Kingdom, the ingenious Mr. Belamant co-founded Zilch Technologies, which is an amazing company to date. At Medikredit Integrated Healthcare Solutions and Prism Group Holdings Pty. Ltd., he serves on their Board of Advisors where he continues he’s ingenious works.
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