Kinektek

Matthew Slaven

Matthew Slaven

CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER

Matthew co-founded Kinektek in 2009 and, in addition to his responsibility for the executive management of the business, leads the strategic and business development functions.

He is an executive with over 25 years of experience spanning information technology, banking and financial markets. He graduated with a B.Sc. in Computer Science and Philosophy from UCT, and since then has held senior positions with Union Bank of Switzerland, Anglo American Corporation and Nedbank. He founded and ran Touchmart where he built the first ATM made in South Africa and won two SABS design awards for self-service terminals.

He really enjoys applying a deep understanding of payment, content-distribution and related technologies to developing convenient commerce enabling solutions in partnership with other leading industry players.

matthew@kinektek.com

Reece Botes

Reece Botes

CHIEF TECHNICAL OFFICER

Reece has been with Kinektek since inception and is responsible for all software development, technical architecture and R&D functions.

Reece has 17 years of experience in the mobile, payments and self-service industries. Prior to his time at Kinektek, he joined Touchmart in 2007 coming from iTouch South Africa, a Cape Town based WASP where he held the Development Manager position.

His extensive knowledge of hardware, content and payment systems supports his focus on architecting, selecting and creating the optimal platforms for the delivery of Kinektek’s solutions.

rbotes@kinektek.com

Silvia Slaven

Silvia Slaven

SHARED SERVICES DIRECTOR

Silvia co-founded Kinektek in 2009 and leads all finance, legal, compliance and administrative functions.

A serial entrepreneur, she has founded a number of successful businesses in various industries in the past and has accumulated a wealth of general and strategic management experience.

Her particular passions for quality and organization ensure an extremely solid foundation for the development of Kinektek’s solutions, operations and strategic partnerships, where she also plays a key role.

silvia@kinektek.com