Serge Belamant is the acting CEO at Zilch Technology Limited. He is also a consultant at the Net1 UEPS Technologies. Serge Belamant was born in 1953 in Tulle, France. At the age of 14, he moved to South Africa with his family.During his stay at Highlands North High School, he mastered speaking and writing English. It was here that he learnt sports such as rugby, chess and athletics.Serge Belamant attended the Witwatersrand University taking an engineering course. However, he opted out for a course on computer science and applied mathematics. Eventually, he chose to take up a course in the information systems.After graduation, Serge Belamant worked under the engineering firm, Matrix. It was here that he developed skills on Cyber computer systems.
He was later assimilated into the CSIR as the head of the section project.Mr. Belamant has worked under various tech companies through his prowess and skills. He was among the support team at Control Data. He also received training on the programming at the COBRA system for the military of RSA. He spent some time at the Control Data operating system where he was promoted to a head analyst for the ESKOM.However, most of his work that is remembered to date is during his times at Net1. In 1951, he formulated the business idea behind UEPS system which helped various banking institutions. Through an agreement with Belamant, the firm developed a new revolutionary Visa application that was dubbed COPAC.
Serge is one of the brains behind the revolutionary blockchain technology that is set to take over the world. It is the world’s first Blockchain Debit Card with a current user base of 3 million.The new invention also saw the modernization of the payment systems through increased speed, security and interoperability. His creative invention has grown its user base to different countries around the globe. It was here that Serge Bellman was picked as the right person to head Net1.The technology is set to reduce the costs of banking across the globe. As a creative in the industry, Serge Belamant recently filed for the patent for the invention that was orchestrated under the United States Patent and Trademark Office.