Member, Chief Technology Officer at SC Ventures
Thorsten Neumann is an entrepreneur and technology specialist with a background in internet services and fintech platforms. He is the Chief Technology Officer (CTO) of SC Ventures, Standard Chartered Bank’s innovation, fintech investment and ventures arm. Prior to SC Ventures, he founded started his own internet services provider in South Africa, co-founded a Singapore based payment startup and rolled out a merchant gateway in 13 countries, and led Canadian listed gold miner’s IT systems in transition from explorer to production mining. He holds a Bachelor in Computer Science from the University of Johannesburg, and Masters in Computer Science from the University of Pretoria. Thorsten mentors at the German Accelerator Southeast Asia, an advocate for open-source software, and volunteers at Noah’s Ark Cares animal shelter.