Vinny Lingham is a renowned entrepreneur and business leader with an impressive record of accomplishments across multiple industries. He co-founded the Civic Technologies venture and serves as its current CEO. As well as being a former board member of The Bitcoin Foundation, he was also an sVP of Product Development at First Data Corporation. He was also a Shark on Shark Tank South Africa, alongside many other ventures that he has been a part of. Vinny has an educational background in E-commerce from the University of South Africa and has also completed Scaling Entrepreneurial Ventures from the Executive Education program at Harvard Business School.
Vinny Lingham's broad knowledge and experiences have established him as a figurehead in the technology, online marketing, and entrepreneurial fields. He co-founded Gyft, incuBeta, and Yola, which were sold to other businesses. He has also served as both founder and CEO of Clicks2Customers, an online marketing company that was acquired by Interface. Lingham's work has been recognized by several organizations; he was a member of the Young Presidents’ Organization and served on the Silicon Cape Initiative's board of directors. His unique insights into the ever-evolving business world make him a highly sought-after speaker in media and industry events for aspiring entrepreneurs.