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Steve Briggs

Steve Briggs


Steve is a leader of digital technology firms in disruptive industries with over 24 years’ experience in Telecoms, Banking, Digital Payments, Digital Products and Digital Operations, both in start-ups and established businesses.

Steve started his career as a graduate trainee at a large South African bank.   He later went on to co-found two telecoms start-ups, both of which were acquired by listed ICT firms.  

Steve is currently the CEO of VulaCoin, a fintech SAAS platform enabling digital micropayments in low-income telecoms and digital services applications.  Prior to this, Steve was the CEO of Fibertime group, the controlling shareholder for Vulacoin and fibertime networks, focusing on rolling-out prepaid fibre in townships.  And before this Steve was the Chief Sales and Marketing Officer at the pan-African Network provider, SEACOM, responsible for Product, Sales and Marketing.  

Steve has worked extensively across the African continent and has commercial and operational experience servicing international telecoms and digital customers in North America, Europe, the Middle East and Asia.

In addition to this, Steve has lectured extensively at Wits Business School (Digital Business, Strategy and Economics) as well as at the Gordon Institute of Business in Johannesburg, South Africa.

Steve sits on the boards of several businesses and non-profits.