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Len Pienaar is currently CEO of First National Bank (FNB) Connect, one of a few Virtual Mobile Operators launched by a bank. Len was a pioneer in the introduction of mobile financial services and has contributed to FNB winning several global innovation and technology awards. He has led a number of tech start-ups, across multiple industries, in both large corporates as well as venture capital funded initiatives. Although his focus has always been towards African markets, he has been involved in companies operating in India, Europe and North America. He is passionate about creating a bridge between commercial interests and social impact. He is a Fellow of the eleventh class of the Africa Leadership Initiative - South Africa and a member of the Aspen Global Leadership Network.