Hi, I'm Brett.
Product .

A design-thinking-problem-solving-maker-of-stuff, avid reader, coffee addict, husband, father of two, and CEO at Zapper.

Payment experience expert and seasoned product executive

With over 15 years of experience in software development, seven of which in senior management and executive-level positions, and an entrepreneurial background as an award-winning web design and development consultant. And, a proven track record in strategic leadership, creative innovation, technical execution, and business acumen. Currently CEO at Zapper.

  • Zapper

    Zapper is an independent fintech company (60+ people) established in 2013, offering QR code and URL-based omnichannel mobile payments and rewards for any business, through a suite of direct to merchant (B2B), direct to consumer (B2C), and third-party platform as a service (PaaS) solutions.

    6 yrs

    • Chief Executive Officer (Full-time)

      08/2019 - Present

      Responsible for overall strategic direction, management of software development, daily operations, and oversight of senior management across all divisions. I head up key partnerships and business development, public relations, and stakeholder engagement.

    • Chief Product and Commercial Officer (Full-time)

      10/2018 - 07/2019

    • Head of Product (Full-time)

      03/2017 - 09/2018

    • Head of Design (Full-time)

      02/2016 - 02/2017

    • Senior Software Developer (Full-time)

      10/2015 - 01/2016

  • Self-employed

    8 yrs 5 mos

    • FirstView

      Digital Creative Director (Contract)

      04/2015 - 09/2015, Durban, South Africa

    • Clyral

      Creative Developer (Contract)

      02/2014 - 03/2015, Durban, South Africa

    • Pexcil

      Owner and Freelance Consultant (Self-employed)

      06/2012 - 09/2015, Durban, South Africa

    • Thusa Design

      Managing Director (Full-time)

      03/2011 - 05/2012, Durban, South Africa

    • Born with Design

      Owner and Freelance Consultant (Self-employed)

      04/2007 - 03/2011, Durban, South Africa

    • Awards

      • Pexcil
      • Pexcil
      • Pexcil
      • Pexcil
      • Pexcil
  • TBWA Hunt Lascaris

    Junior Art Director (Full-time)

    02/2006 - 03/2007, Durban, South Africa

  • Fintech Summit 2021

    10 MARCH 2021

  • Africa Tech Week 2021

    27 NOVEMBER 2020

  • Insaka Ecommerce Summit 2020

    26 MAY 2020

  • #ImStaying

    20 APRIL 2020

  • The Delta Studio

    21 JANUARY 2020