Kobus Paulsen

CEO, UC Group

Known for thinking outside of the box when it comes to technology, for many years Kobus Paulsen has been leading others to keep up with technological innovation. As a senior executive with Mirror Group, he lead their transition into the digital world, TV and other digital strategies. He also created the 1st online betting database system in 1996 and established South Africa’s first electronic publishing system. In 1999 he founded UC Group, a global e-commerce firm. Today Paulsen is CEO of the group as well as a number of its subsidiaries such as Cognosec and online payment management company Secure Trading who are licensed in Nevada and New Jersey.