31 August - 1 September 2022

Bringing Tech Closer To Africa









Systemic digital transformation requires a multilayered platform of cooperation between companies, government and civil society – and Africa Tech Week, taking place on 5-6 May 2021 in Cape Town provides a unique opportunity for exactly this dialogue to take place.

Interact with business leaders shaping the way to the future. Meet and collaborate with top executives in your industry and develop partnerships to scale up your business. Africa Tech Week brings together more than 300 key decision makers and provides a platform to connect with global peers in the tech industry, as well as the opportunity to learn from thought leaders charting the path which catapults Africa into the digital age.

Africa Tech Week is a technology conference, an exhibition and a Technology Awards Ceremony. It focuses on educating South Africa and other African countries on the challenges and opportunities to be gained by their drafting appropriate plans and policies for the 4th Industrial revolution. African Tech Week will also recognize and reward companies on the continent that have demonstrated excellence in the area of innovative product development. The speed of current breakthroughs has no historical precedent.

2022 speakers

Gbenga Sesan

Executive Director, Paradigm Initiative

Artwell Nwaila

Head of Creative, Google

Bob Moesta

Founder | President & CEO, Re-Wired Group | Demand-Side Innovation

David Olatunji

Founder and President, African Smart Cities Innovation Foundation Nigeria

Dr. Liu Thai Ker

The Architect of Modern Singapore

Dr. Remmeredzai Joseph Kuhudzai

 Founder, Electric Drive Africa

Emmanuel Lubanzadio

Head of Public Policy for Sub-Saharan Africa, Twitter

Habiba Ben Barka

Chief of Africa Section, United Nations Conference on Trade and Development

Hertzy Kabeya

Founder and CEO, StudentHub

Jared Isaacman

Founder and CEO, Shift4 Payments

Joylynn Kirui

Senior Cloud Security Advocate, Microsoft

Mmathebe Zvobwo

Executive: Enterprise and Supplier Development, Telkom FutureMakers

Kojo Boakye

Director, Public Policy for Africa, Middle East and Turkey at Meta.

Natalie Kolbe

South African private equity specialist, Norrsken22 Fund

Nonkululeko Nyembezi

Business Executive

Ofentse Mokwena

Strategic Projects Lead, Uber SSA

Onajite Emerhor

Startup Developer Ecosystem Europe at Google

Phuthuma Nhleko

Business Executive

Sean Sanders

CEO and Founder, Revix

Shayan Sanyal

Head of Game Tech Business Development, EMEA, Amazon Web Services

Shireen Powell

CEO of Project Isizwe

Sibongile Mongadi

Founder, Uku'hamba

Susan Oh

Shireen Powell

CEO of Project Isizwe

Temidayo Oniosun

Founder & Managing Director, Space in Africa

Victoria Nxumalo

Executive Director, Girls In STEM Trust

2021 speakers

Ashish J. Thakkar

Group Chief Executive Officer
Mara Phones 

Bradwin Roper

FNB Connect

Dr Anino Emuwa

Founder and Managing Director
Avandis Consulting

Dr Valanathan Munsami

Chief Executive Officer
South African National Space Agency

Ibrahim Dikko

Managing Director/CEO
Backbone Connectivity Network

Julius Segole

Chief Technology Officer

Karim SY


Poncelet Ileleji

Lead and CEO
Jokkolabs Banjul, Gambia

Mark Schoeman

Centre of Digital Excellence

Marloes Pomp

Initiator and Program Officer
Dutch Government

Refilwe Ledwaba

Social Entrepreneur

Tim Mitchell

Head of Digital Transformation
Flux Labs

Olayemi Wonoula Keri CRISC, MSc

Chief Executive Officer
Heckerbella Limited

Abe Smith

Head of International
Zoom Video Communications

Zahra Baitie

Head of Partnerships and Programs
Africa’s Business Heroes prize
(Jack Ma Foundation)

Enver Groenewald

Group CEO
Ogilvy South Africa

Thomas Davin

UNICEF Office of Global Innovation

Hon. Emma Theofelus

Deputy Minister of Information  and Communication Technology
Republic of  Namibia

James Milne

Head of  Investment Promotion

Lindiwe Matlali

Founder and CEO
Africa Teen Geeks


Janine Rebelo

Co-Founder and Executive Director
GDX- Global Digital Transformation

Marian Croak

Vice President
Site Reliability Engineering

Paul Stafford

Vice President for Africa


Reasons to attend

Gain CPD Points

Industry training: Gain CPD points towards your career development.


Acquire expert knowledge from African tech thought leaders.

Understand Trends

Explore and understand new trends through strategic plenary sessions and interactive technical breakaway sessions.


Network and forge collaborations with key stakeholders and decision makers.


Contribute to discussions around policy with government officials from all over Africa.


Decision makers & businesses


Conference Delegates


World Class Speakers