Leading IT executives discussed the importance of the role during CIO South Africa launch event.
The move was inspired by his passion for start-ups and bringing cost-effective solutions to people on the continent.
The CIOs were participating in an executive roundtable at the CIO South Africa launch on 1 March.
Fifty leading CIOs attended the launch of CIO South Africa – committed to building knowledge, networks and careers.
Renergen’s cloud-based computing strategy has provided the company with scalability and reproductivity.
Successful digital strategies require strong governance structures, says Sappi CIO Markie Janse van Rensburg.
Sibongiseni Phakathi will oversee Ithala’s IT architecture in his new role as the bank’s CIO.
The Afrimat tech GM’s interest in IT was sparked after designing a downtime model using Excel.
Heydon will be responsible for implementing a robust and integrated information technology strategy.
Vincent Entonu is the new MD for Africa, while Louise Taute will be heading up Southern Africa.
The head of IT says that he worked as part of the team to get everything back online.
Keyrus’s Stephen Coull says cost transparency enables fact-based decision making.
Jan van der Zandt, CTO at Liberty Life, shares how history and technology are interlinked.
Deloitte Africa’s Antionette Wagner and Catherine Stretton say professional services must be an “Uber experience”.
Sello believes CIOs must lead that journey – especially in a technology-led company.
Michele joins MTN from Telecom Italia and has 25 years of relevant industry experience.
The former MTN CTIO has been promoted to CEO of MTN’s South African operations.
Berdine Viljoen has a three-step process to ensure each division has the support it needs.
The technology executive moves across to Bidvest Bank from Absa and previously Barclays Africa.