CTO & Co-founder, Velo Payments
After a degree in Astrophysics at UCL John started in hardware then assembler, C, C++ and later Java. Almost exclusively in finance he ran FX at Paribas was a global chief architect at JP Morgan, BNP Paribas and VISA. John has co-founded four successful startups since 2000, selling one of them twice to Nasdaq & LSE listed companies. Recently John co-founded Velo Payments with the former president of VISA. John has co-authored several Java books and is a frequent speaker at technical and banking conferences around the world. He is married to a French wife and has three boys (19, 21 & 23) at uni.