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Dr Jacques Ludik is a smart technology entrepreneur, Artificial Intelligence (AI) expert, investor and ecosystem builder with a PhD in Computer Science (AI) and 25+ years’ experience in AI & Data Science and its applications. He is currently, amongst other roles, the Founder & CEO…
CEO & Founder, Cortex Logic; President & Founder of Machine Intelligence Institute of Africa (MIIA)
Dr Tapiwa Chiwewe is a research manager at IBM Research | Africa where he leads the advanced and applied artificial intelligence group which uses artificial intelligence to develop solutions for some of Africa’s grand challenges whilst making scientific advances. An engineer and researcher of many interests…
Research Manager of IBM Research
Yusuf has a Bachelors degree in Accounting, a postgraduate in diploma in Accounting and a postgraduate Advanced Taxation certification. He is a Chartered Accountant by profession, having served articles at MSGM Masuku Jeena (later acquired by Price water house coopers).He worked as an employees’ tax consultant at…
Chief Executive of the Association Executive Network of Southern Africa (AENSA)
Malvin Nkomo is an engineer by training, academic by passion, a data scientist and entrepreneur at heart. He is the Founder of Hailer Technologies, a pan-African on-demand e-hailing service. He is the director of Startup Grind Kimberley. A PhD candidate in Electrical and Electronic Engineering at the University of Johannesburg…
Tech Entrepreneur and Founder of Hailer Technologies
Johan is a business development specialist who has been selling technology products and services in South Africa and in Europe over the last 20 years. During the last decade, his focus turned to the Software Quality Assurance and Testing market…..
Senior Manager: Software Quality Engineering at IQBusiness South Africa
Gavin recently joined Sanlam Global Investment Solutions ( SGIS) to head up business development in South Africa and to formulate the messaging on Sanlam’s artificial intelligence investment management capability….
Head of Marketing for Sanlam Global Investment Solutions
Dr Noluxolo Gcaza has been long captured by cybersecurity and is passionate about making cybersecurity accessible to different contexts. Her domains of interests include but not limited to cybersecurity governance, cybersecurity ….
Dr Noluxolo Gcaza
Willem Fick has in excess of 20 years’ IT experience ranging across multiple verticals, from Aerospace and Defence through to the Financial Services industry. His experience includes being Enterprise Architect at the JSE…
Transformational CIO, COO & IT Leader with a passion for people and technology. I have gained extensive experience in key business functions and enabling their transformation through technology. As Regional Head of Anglo American Information Management….
CIO & COO TransUnion Africa
Brett StClair, Ex-Googler turned digital banker and now CEO of Siatik. Brett is a leading mind on Digital Transformation. With a curriculum canon that spans 2 decades of leading Google Mobile, Youtube, Google Display, Google’s Cloud …
CEO of Siatik
Prof. Nirmala Gopal is a criminologist in the Programme of Criminology and Forensic Studies at the University of KwaZulu-Natal. She is an NRF rated researcher and has multiple publications in peer reviewed national and international journals. Prof. Gopal has presented ….
Prof. Nirmala Gopal (DEd)
An events manager and has a vast experience in brand activation. She has managed events for SAB, AXE, Government events, roadshows, festival and international shows including, Bebe & Cece Winans, Johnny Gill, Michael W Smith, India Arie tours Specialties: Brand Activation and …..
Chief Digital Officer at Konecta
As the Managing Director of SqwidNet, Phathizwe Malinga is responsible for building an IoT connectivity business in South Africa in partnership with International IoT giant SIGFOX. In addition to his Managing Director role, he will continue overlooking the solutions division for SqwidNet…
Managing Director of SqwidNet
Sean Raymond joined Darktrace in 2018 with a background in IT Security. Prior to Darktrace, Sean has over 8 years of IT Security experience having worked with the market leading IT Security providers across both reseller and vendor channels.He has spoken in front of a vast array of audiences….
Senior Cyber Security Manager at Darktrace
Neo Rantele Kuaho is the founder & CEO of YDIDI (Youth Development through Investigation & Dissemination of Information), Founder of the Annual Dress Jozi Walk – Winter Food, Clothes and Blanket collection and give-away drive, Former TUT / Technikon Pretoria IT ….
Neo Rantele Kuaho
CEO of YDIDI
(Youth Development through Investigation & Dissemination of Information)
Lloyd W Kumbemba is CEO and co-founder of Bitcrack Cyber Security (Pty) Ltd. For the past 32 years he has gathered broad and extensive knowledge and experience in IT and security having worked in various industries such Tertiary, Manufacturing Services, IT and mining…..
Lloyd W Kumbemba
CEO and co-founder of Bitcrack Cyber Security (Pty) Ltd
Carmen is driven by her passion for data science, business, innovation and people. Her Industrial Engineering and business background gives her the unique capability to link business value to data science initiatives. She holds a Master’s degree in Industrial Engineering (Cum Laude), ….
Carmen Van De Merwe
Engage Lead at RMB Digital, FOUNDeRY.
Raluca is an MSc engineer (ICT), (BUCH) and Master in Innovation Studies (WITS), with a degree in Competitive Intelligence (UP) and Theory of Change Studies (Stanford University CA). Her activities in technical innovation field are in areas of innovation selection, innovation ….
CEO of Eriscan
Abdul Baba currently heads up Information technology within the Television and Media industry i.e. Kwese Media and also a non-executive director for a League of companies in Johannesburg. He is currently a member of the Executive global network (EGN), Institute of Director of …..
Head of IT at Kwese Television Network
Is your current technology delivering dynamic, actionable information helping you to make the most informed decisions quickly, easily and confidently? Is your current platform accessible anywhere, any time allowing you to analyse the information you have in a simple interface?
CEO of Geossociate
Rivoningo Mhlari (born 28 July 1994) is a South African businessman. He is the co-founder and Chief Executive Officer of Rikatec (Pty) Limited; the creators of an information management system for vehicles that provides real-time predictive maintenance for fleets,….
CEO at Rikatec (Pty) Limited
Experienced Founder with a demonstrated history of working in the computer software industry. Skilled in Enterprise Software, Sales, Partner Management, Storage, and Customer Relationship Management (CRM)…..
Managing Director at Verve Digital
A personable, analytical and cost-conscious senior-level executive with extensive experience in technology leadership. A seasoned speaker at global and local conferences such as the ScienceLogic Customer Symposium (Washington DC, 2017), the IT Africa Leadership…..
CEO of AgileIT
Mike Perk is the Managing Director of WWC, a “people focused” digital transformation advisory. Mike is also a founding partner in Heavy Chef, an inspiration platform for innovators and leaders in the digital space. His career in digital began back in the mid 1990’s. …
CEO of WWC
Tim Collins, Head of TransUnion Africa’s Innovative Solutions Group (ISG), joined TransUnion in April 2017. He is responsible for overseeing product development, analytics, data strategy and consulting. Tim has over 13 years’ experience in using technology to ….
Head of TransUnion Africa’s Innovative Solutions Group (ISG)
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