Justin Spratt

Currently Justin leads the Business Development function across Sub-Saharan Africa at Uber.

Prior to this Justin was Chief Growth Officer of Quirk, leading revenue in excess of R200mn out of 5 offices from London to Cape Town. Prior to this role he lead the starting and build-out of the Africa portfolio for the Group, and lead the Agency business prior to that.

Justin has a technical background having run the Mobile and Wireless businesses at Internet Solutions.

Before his foray into technology, he worked for the investment bank Morgan Stanley in Fixed Income trading, based in London.

Justin studied Economics and Finance (Cum Laude), with Honours in Financial Derivatives. He then later went on to study an MBA (Strategy and Finance)from the Gordon Institute of Business Science. In addition, he has lectured Macro Economics, Entrepreneurship and Strategy & Technology at GIBS.

Justin co-founded web start-up incubator IS Labs (islabs.co.za) while at Internet Solutions, designed to accelerate web technology businesses. Justin also mentors extensively, currently he is working for TechStars on the Barclays FinTech and Virgin MediaTech programmes in London. Justin holds board positions and is a shareholder in several web technology companies.


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