|University of the Witwatersrand, BSc (hons)||1993|
|Eng, Control Theory, Measurement Systems|
Jonty founded Wonga.com together with Errol Damelin and is the designer of Wonga’s interface and ground-breaking technology. As of November 2011 he moved on from his operational role as Wonga’s CTO and is now investing in art and science ventures. He still sits on Wonga’s board.
Jonty started his career at Global Asset Management and spent 2 years designing reporting systems to allow complex financial instruments to be visually analysed.
In 1996 Jonty founded his first company, Delve, with a team of inspiring young developers and artists. Delve grew to become one of the worlds leading financial analysis platforms. In 2005 this business was acquired by Statpro PLC, leading on to Statpro’s launch of Revolution in 2009.
Jonty is also a mathematical sculptor and artist. His works can be seen at http://www.jontyhurwitz.com. In 2008 his art won the People’s Choise Award at the Bentliff Art Prize and in 2009 the Noble Sculpture Prize.
Jonty is also one of the founders of the Separated Child Foundation (http://www.separatedchild.org) which was established in 2007 to help young refugees arriving in the UK.