Oliver Krantz

Oliver brings a wealth of technology experience across payments and banking coupled with a considered perspective on disruptive technologies, and practical experience of mobile payments, particularly in Africa.


Oliver has contributed to every single engagement to date, working across four continents, driving key technical, technology and compliance decisions and is our undisputed technology thought leader.


With over 20 years of experience Oliver has held CIO and COO positions in several international corporates in Europe and South Africa, amongst others, First Data, Telecash and Encorus Technologies. He ran large data centres, NSP’s and operations in the payment space and having architected a successful mobile payment platform for emerging market, he is a proponent of new payment technologies that can empower the previously un- or under banked.


Originally from Frankfurt, Germany, he now lives in Johannesburg, South Africa with his family, his twelve cats, several dogs and a large trout farm, where he and his wife relax by fishing.


  • IT Compliance Consulting Pty (ltd)
  • First Data Corporation
  • Baan Deutschland GmbH


  • PCI Compliance
  • Mobile Commerce
  • ATM & POS
  • Data Centres