Ian Sayers

Ian Sayers

CTO at ZAPP

Startupbootcamp FinTech London Mentor

Ian became Chief Technology Officer of Zapp in October 2013 – he is responsible for driving the continued development of the Zapp payment technology, including integrating with banks and retailers.

Ian is regarded as one of the world’s leading technologists in the mobile payments sector, having led technology development at Barclays for the past 12 years. At Barclays, Ian was responsible for the global mobile and digital architecture across UK, US, Europe and Africa, including architectural responsibility for Pingit, BuyIt and Barclays Mobile Banking, amongst many other major initiatives.

Prior to joining Barclays, Ian held a string of high profile roles at organisations including PriceWaterhouseCoopers and Anderson Consulting.