Hannes van Rensburg is a veteran of the mobile industry and trained nuclear scientist. He is best known as the founder of Fundamo, the leading supplier of mobile banking and payment solutions, acquired by Visa Inc. in June 2011. After serving as SVP at Visa for a number of years, he joined ACI Worldwide as SVP in 2016 to develop new initiatives in the payments industry, primarily focused on the US market. He has been voted as one of the top hundred most influential people in telecommunication three years in a row. He has also been given a lifetime achievement award by the Mobile Entertainment Forum for his work in growing the mobile payment industry globally.