CEO of xTechCapital Partners
Willem van der Post is a qualified chartered accountant, an exponential technology expert and the founder of the Exponential Technology Institute. He is an alumnus of the University of Stellenbosch, University of South Africa, University of Cape Town business school and Singularity university in California, and was one of the world’s first EXO-Works accredited facilitators. He is a seasoned international keynote speaker who has served a broad array of audiences through illuminating the fundamental impact of exponential technology in the business canvas of the future. Before founding the Exponential Technology Institute, Willem was the managing partner for Deloitte Africa – Center for the Edge; a disruption innovation business with a focus on exponential technology. He is now a strategic advisor to various global fintech platform businesses, chairman of the Future Faces education crowd funding NPO, chairman of the not-for- profit digital Universal ID organization, and CEO of xTechCapital Partners – a global exponential enterprise investment firm. With a commercial background in banking, insurance, venture capital and private equity, Willem’s technology exposure and collaboration with Singularity University has been plied towards helping organisations to both digitally and structurally transform into exponential organisations. Willem was also a senior lecturer at the University of Johannesburg in South Africa, and the Accounting Professional Training company – a privative professional training enterprise specializing in accounting and finance; sharing his passion for learning and development with young people who are keen to make a positive impact on the world. When Willem is not on his mountain bike, he can be found kite surfing or enjoying the spoils of the Stellenbosch or Napa Valley wine regions, with Charka (his German shepherd), never far from his side.