Business Talk – In conversation with SnapScan CEO Chris Zietsman

Chris Zietsman is the chief executive officer of SnapScan – one of the first contactless payments platforms in South Africa when it launched in 2013.

Having served as chief financial officer at SnapScan from 2016, Zietsman was appointed as CEO in 2019.

Zietsman started his career as a chartered accountant and aims to combine finance and technology to offer easy payment solutions to South Africans.

SnapScan launched one of the first mobile payment apps in South Africa – combining ingenuity with Standard Bank’s financial infrastructure and expertise.

In this Business Talk episode, Zietsman discusses the group’s new wallet feature, allowing peer-to-peer payments through the SnapScan app.

He highlights the growth SnapScan has seen over the last 18 months and how it is moving beyond its current scan-to-pay solution into a complete payment ecosystem.

Zietsman shares how the company has had to adapt rapidly in the face of the pandemic and what can be expected from SnapScan in the future.

The full interview is embedded below. You can find all Business Talk with Michael Avery interviews here.

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Business Talk – In conversation with SnapScan CEO Chris Zietsman