Etienne Nel is co-founder and CEO of ZAR X, the first licensed stock exchange company in more than 100 years and a platform that opens equity market participation to all, especially those previously denied full access to the national economy. Nel’s revolutionary concept slashes share ownership costs and enables settlement in real time. He holds a B. Comm. in Investment Management from the University of Johannesburg. Nel is a member of the SA Institute of Stockbrokers.