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John Campbell

John Campbell

Head of Corporate Venturing Standard Bank


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John is a Director at Standard Bank, Heading up the Innovation Business Unit, ensuring that Standard Bank remains at the forefront of innovation.

John was previously the CEO Knowledge Factory which focussed on spatial analytics and market insights.

As the CIO of Primedia Entertainment he was involved in all aspects of running the business - from strategy formulation to execution.

John was the Regional Director Southern Africa Operations, at Rubicon in the Telecommunication sector in New York.

Co-founder and Managing Director at Hix Internet in the Information Technology sector.

John has extensive knowledge and understanding of corporate process and governance, operations, marketing and finance. He has directed the development of major systems and new business processes.

John has been a major contributor and catalyst in revolutionizing the way that

  • Telecomms, Tourism and Cinemas operate in South Africa.
  • Unbanked individuals have access to financial services.
  • Banked and unbanked individuals utilise mobile devices for secure and convenient payments.
  • Money is remitted on mobile devices and in rural and underserviced areas.
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