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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.

Attend

Why attend?

Gain CPD Points
Industry training: Gain CPD points towards your career development.
Knowledge
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
Network and forge collaborations with key stakeholders and decision makers.
Contribute
Contribute to discussions around policy with government officials from all over Africa.

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Speakers

2021 Speakers

Ashish J. Thakkar

Group Chief Executive Officer
Mara Phones 

Bradwin Roper

CEO
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
Boxfusion

Karim SY

Afropreneur

Poncelet Ileleji

Lead and CEO
Jokkolabs Banjul, Gambia

Mark Schoeman

Principal
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

Director
UNICEF Office of Global Innovation

Hon. Emma Theofelus

Deputy Minister of Information  and Communication Technology
Republic of  Namibia

James Milne

Head of  Investment Promotion
Wesgro

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
Mimecast

 

SPEAKERS

Our Network of speakers

Emilie Sydney-Smith

CEO

ExO Works

Lorien Gamaroff

CEO

Bankymoon and Centbee

Craig Lubbe

CEO

BidorBuy.co.za

Zachariah George

Co-Founder & Chief Investment officer

Startupbootcamp – Afritech

Fola Olatunji-David

 Head of Startup Success and Launchpad Africa

Google, Nigeria

Phathizwe Malinga

Managing Director

SqwidNet

Daniel Guasco

Chairman/CEO

Click2Sure & Founder, Groupon SA

De Wet Swanepoel

Co-Founder

HearxGroup

Naomi Snyman

Blockchain Lead

Standard Bank Group

Kobus Louw

Founder and CEO

Digemy, South Africa

Simon Robinson

Founder and CEO

Inspire

Rory Moore

Liquid Studio Director

Accenture

Grant Brown

Managing Director & COO

Zando

Benjamin Meltzer

Co-Founder & CTO

Aerobotics

Sean Reitz

CEO

United Drone Holdings

Richard Nefdt

CEO

Reality Check

Chris Currin

Data Scientist

AI – Neuroscience

Luc Albinski

Managing Partner

Vantage Capital

Anthony Miller

CEO

Simply

Samantha Perry

Co-Founder

WomenInTechZA

Khutso Ngoasheng

Manager of Science Processing

SA Radio Astronomy Observatory

Melody Musoni

Legal Consultant

Rurik McKaiser Attorneys

Craig Michelmore

Head of Intervate

T-Systems SA

Antoine Paillusseau

Co-Founder & CEO

FinChatBot

Willem van der Post

CEO

xTechCapital Partners

Amanda Arumugam

Partner

Bowmans

Jabeen Quadir

Executive Director

Fastrack Institute

Wendy Tembedza

Associate

Webber Wentzel

Dr Morne Mostert

Director: Institute for Futures Research

Stellenbosch University

Dean Hodgskiss

Chief Hustler

Speak Geek?

Jeremy Matthews

Regional Manager

Panda Security

Chijioke Egejuru

Investment Officer

Telecommunications, Media and Technologies Group, IFC

Yusuf Khan

Founder

MCX Technologies

Mark Walker

Interim Director

Telecomms and IoT: Africa – IDC

Abraham Omani Quaye

Founder

Farmart

Dr Jacques Ludik

Chairman/Founder

MIIA

John Kamara

Founder

Jambrorow

Nicholas Hall

Head

Interactive Entertainment

Troye Griffiths

Director

ESTEQ

Miguel Oliveira

Director

Technology Cluster of Oracle South Africa

Riaan Singh

Head of Digital Client Solutions

Alexander Forbes

Lance Greyling

Director

City of Cape Town

Alderman James Vos

Mayoral Committee Member for Economic Opportunities and Management

City of Cape Town

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