Theo is the founder and CEO of SocialEco Ltd, a technology-focused inclusive business company developing social-business solutions that drive inclusion and empowerment in and through the digital economy. He is also a social entrepreneur and inventor.
Theo is the inventor of the $1 Smartphone, of Verachain and of GameLearner.
The $1 Smartphone is a revolutionary Verachain-integrated smartphone finance platform that enables businesses and governments to access the Base of Pyramid (BOP) population with a sustainable social finance Smartphone system that simultaneously allows BOP users to own a smartphone for a cost of just $1.
Verachain is a first of its kind three layer digital ledger platform created to deliver a made-for-purpose transaction-based & centralized digital ledger solution for regulated applications and enable service providers to successfully commercialize emerging micro-payment opportunities in the Internet of Things.
GameLearner is a new mobile learning platform combining simple and addictive formulas with learning and quiz based testing. GameLearner can be applied to all subjects including digital literacy and financial literacy and is currently available for the Sustainable Development Goals in the form of SDG Game & Quiz and SDG Achiever on Android via the Google Play Store.
Early in his carrier, Theo was involved in the introduction of pioneering Unified Communications technologies into Europe (with Vivao), with Telecommunications Least Cost Routing (Stanhope Telecom) and advised telecoms companies (Transnet, Euphony) on migration away from telecoms into the early Internet and web based value added services economies given the emerging threat of VoIP.
More recently, Theo developed a social-business affiliate network platform to empower entrepreneurs and small businesses by allowing them to leverage the power of the viral Internet with cutting edge CRM. Ownership of the company set up to deliver the network, The People’s Vision, is with aligned investors and network leaders.