Published On: Wed, Feb 18th, 2015

IT Leaders Africa Summit


Leaders in the IT industry are coming together on 18 – 19 March 2015 at the Maslow Hotel in Sandton, Johannesburg for the 6th IT Leaders Africa Summit

 Neotel, South Africa’s renowned converged communications and network operator will be sponsoring a panel discussion at the summit. MD and CEO, Sunil Joshi, alongside CIOs David Visser from Coca-Cola Southern Africa and Mike Davies from Royal Bafokeng Platinum, will be taking part in this panel discussion on Enterprise Technology in Africa. In this session, during an agenda track focussing on business connectivity, the panellists will discuss how 4G is supporting the real time transmission of voice, data and video and whether the technology is sufficient to improve connectivity for unified communications in organisations.

 In its 6th running year, the IT Leaders Africa Summit has for the first time, been produced in conjunction with an official advisory panel of industry experts.  This prestigious panel includes Rob Sussman, Co-founder and joint CEO of Integr8; Hugo Timmerman, Head of IT Southern Africa for British American Tobacco and Tunde Coker, Managing Director for Rack Centre (A Jagal Group Company). They will also be taking part in a panel discussion on the CIOs role in implementing enterprise strategy.

 The 6th IT Leaders Africa Summit will host the vendors that are shaping the IT landscape in South Africa and beyond, such as SITA, Dimension Data, AirWatch, Meso Group, Kofax, AVOXI, Sage Pastel, STS Africa, Palo Alto, Brocade, Ubusha, Sage ERP, Neotel, Blackberry and DAS.

 With an agenda designed by IT leaders for IT leaders, attendees will also receive insight into the most current and relevant information from some of today’s most notable individuals, including;

Stephan Ekbergh, CEO, Travelstart

  • Antony Hlungwane, Group IT, Mr. Price Group
  • Kevin Wilson, General Manager IT Services, Stefanutti Stocks Groups
  • Abid Adams, Head of Risk and Information Security, Old Mutual
  • Mohammed Parker, Deputy Director: IT Strategy, eCommerce and Governance, Department of Local Government: WC Gov.
  • Abdul Baba, IT Executive Head, Skynet
  • David Visser, CIO, Coca-Cola Southern Africa
  • Mike Davies, CIO, Royal Bafokeng Platinum
  • Sunil Joshi, CEO, Neotel
  • Chandima Miyanadeniya, CIO, Aon
  • Johan Pistorius, CIO, African Rainbow Minerals
  • Potlaki Maine, Executive Head IT, Sentech
  • Nkosana Mbokane, General Manager: ICT, Perishable Products Export Control Board
  • Rocky Gwewera, Group Head of Infrastructure Architecture, Sasol
  • Sihle Mthiyane, Head IT, Thales



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