Business Breakfast | The crypto industry in general, what this means to global money movement, and the pending Crypto Regulation in SA with Mark Chirnside, Jurgen Kuhnel and Jeremy Harris

    19 November 2021

Mark Chirnside, CEO, is highly successful, experienced global fintech expert and board-level executive. He has spent over 25 years successfully founding, building, leading, raising investment funds and transforming multi-million-pound solutions for brands such as Orange, Ukash, Naspers PayU, ThisIsMe, Entersekt and now Xago Technologies.Mark combines significant practical experience with a deep understanding of the Financial Services arena and ‘day-to-day’ requirements, to deliver substantial digital channel growth and revenue. Using a collaborative approach, he is well-known for building high-performing, cross-functional teams to deliver on a vision in challenging times, against aggressive deadlines.

Jurgen Kuhnel, Chief Commercial Officer, is South Africa’s leading blockchain and XRP Master and has been involved with cryptocurrencies since early 2012. He initially founded a QR mobile payment start-up utilising credit cards but realised the power of blockchain to facilitate financial transactions. The start-up pivoted and is now Xago Technologies. Jurgen is a Co-Founder of Xago and Chief Commercial Officer and focuses on global strategic partnerships, ongoing commitment to regulatory compliance, security management, and continuing to develop innovative products and services that create new avenues for facilitating lower-cost financial transactions.

Jeremy Harris, Presenter, MC and Speaker. He’s passion for sport is infectious! But don’t let this façade fool you. Jeremy is a seasoned sports journalist having covered sporting events both locally and internationally for over twenty years. As a well-known voice for Cape Town’s leading radio stations over the years,  he himself is no stranger to competitive sports. As an avid sportsman, partaking in several long-distance open water swims and Xterra off-road triathlons. His combination of brains and brawn are what makes him such a trusted authority not only in sports broadcasting, but as an MC and guest speaker to various corporate and sports events. Jeremy will win your heart in just five minutes of meeting him.

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