On this episode, Maanda Tshifularo interviewed Calvin Collett, who is the Founder and CEO at Melon Mobile. Melon is South Africa’s first truly digital mobile operator. Melon is made up of a mix of tech experts, entrepreneurs and creatives who found a better way of delivering mobile offerings, allowing subscribers more control over their mobile needs.
In this interview, Calvin speaks of how he was fascinated by technology from a young age, spending hours on end in computer science classrooms taking in as much as he could. He shares his journey to Melon, the lessons he learnt along the way and how putting people first was the key to the successful turnaround of Smart Village, now Supersonic.