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Len Pienaar
CEO at FNB Connect


Len Pienaar has decades of experience in mobile banking deployments, providing banking services that consumers are able to easily use conveniently. His leadership and vision in opening mobile channels is admired and respected by industry peers.

At FNB, he has led the strategy and deployment of several world first mobile banking services, and received local and international awards, including the coveted Celent Model Bank Award for their mobile banking initiatives. He relaunched Cellphone Banking in 2005 to enable people to bank on any mobile phone, charting a period of rapid mobile banking growth for FNB and the entire banking industry.

Previously, Len was Executive Vice President of Mobile Transactional Services at Clickatell, one of the leading Global Mobile Messaging providers. He also held senior positions at South Africa’s leading mobile providers in MTN and Cell C. His academic credentials include a Mechanical Engineering degree and an honours degree in Business Administration at the University of Stellenbosch.

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Agenda Sessions

  • DEBATE: Addressing the MVNO market consolidation and maturing

  • PRESENTATION: Is there a space for bank led MVNOs in Africa? Why a bank led MVNOs in Africa? – FNB Case study


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