Serge Belamant was born in 1953 In Tulle France. He attended Highlands North High School and then proceeded to Witwatersrand University where he studied engineering, computer science, and Information Systems. He was great both in academic and extra-curricular activities. He also had leadership qualities while in school. It was evident because he represented his school In a Chess Tournament. Visit https://uk.linkedin.com/in/serge-belamant
Serge Belamant actively joined the technology job market at a younger age of 22. His first company was in Matrix Engineering firm where he got assigned various managerial roles. He heads projects in the Computer sector that involved planning and managing projects. He developed an application and was a part of the team that dealt with controlling data. In 1980, he was named the best analysts of the year at the time. His adverse innovative and computer skills granted him a scholarship to the South African Military Computer Society after developing a program and Net1 was created.
Blockchain technology first work in action was the invention of the cryptocurrency in 2008. It has enabled the secure yet fast and accountable transfer of money across global platforms. Not to mention how much the business has revolutionized the financial world. Serge Belamant is known as the founding father of Blockchain technology because his first innovative technology concept UEPS enable offline and online smart card technology money transfer. His contribution in creating a chip embedded card for VISA to avoid fraud and make money withdrawal and deposit safe has revolutionized the world.
The technology concept in VISA is still being used today with an upgraded speed, accountability, and a heavily secured system. He has had various roles and has contributed in several fields such as Digital mapping, statistics, engineering, and software and application development.
IN 1989, what many business experts call the online wallet using the UEPS technology namely Universally Electronic Payment System In 1998; Serge Belamant managed to acquire several patents. In 2014, he was granted a patent for the creation of a verification of a Transfer Identity, in 2001, he received a patent for Method and Apparatus for Controlling a Gaming Operations. Since the invention of Net1 Technologies he is also a CEO of his new venture Zilch Technology Limited
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