Danielle is a product strategist on a mission to make complex financial services simple, and accessible to regular people. She recently worked on product strategy at South Africa’s biggest blockchain startup, Luno, where she launched numerous new features and collaborated across the business with Marketing, Operations, Data Science and Customer Support.
Before that, she was the Open Innovation Manager for Standard Bank, where she set up the innovation lab and was the project lead on developing and taking products like Shyft to market. Danielle studied Design Thinking through the Hasso Plattner Institute of Design, co-created a qualification in Corporate Venturing with Stanford University, and has a degree in Business Science from the University of Cape Town. Other qualifications include certificates in User Experience (UCT), Payments Foundations (PASA) and Python coding (Coursera).