Blockchain is one of the revolutionary technologies of all time. In 1989, the first version of blockchain hit the market. Serge Belamant came up with this version becoming the patent holder. As is that was not enough, Belamant made headlines by transforming the banking systems in mysterious ways that improved their efficiency. The speed and secure transaction methods that debit and credit card users enjoy today resulted from Belamant’s unmatched technical expertise. Visa can’t regret hiring the technology guru to remodel their older card models that didn’t have the COPAC, Chip Offline Pre-authorized Card application.
Serge Belamant grew in South Africa after relocating with his family at 14 years of age. His tiler father decided to shift in search of greener pastures. Serge Belamant adopted quickly and started by mastering the English language to ease communication. The indication of a bright career emerged in his high school days at the Johannesburg’s Highlands North Boys High School. Besides leading the school as the Head Prefect, his name also appeared in the top players in rugby, athletics among other competitive sports.
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Serge Belamant’s academic performance didn’t disappoint and joined Witwatersrand and the South Africa Universities with ease. The two institutions honed his computer systems, information technology, as well as engineering skills. After graduation, Serge made a debut of his career at 22 by joining Matrix engineering company. The exposure to the IBM computers provided him with the impetus he needed in his career.
Belamant surprised many players in the industry by creating software that would help in predicting drought by detecting the water levels of the dams in South Africa.
The banking systems had issues in their switching and processing systems, creating massive difficulties in their transactions. However, SASWITCH, the company owned by the South African Banks, hired Belamnt to resolve the problem. Serge came up with National ATM switch connecting all the South Africa banks through fault tolerant system involving stratus computers.
Belamant left SASWITCH and started Net 1 technologies; a company that won the contract from Visa to advance its card system. The company improved the banking system in South Africa that eased the process of distributing grants to the locals among other operations. Zilch Technologies, Belamant’s latest innovation, provides financial solutions through mobile technology.