Mukosi will be responsible for driving the company’s technical strategy and ambitious digital growth plans.
LexisNexis South Africa has appointed cloud computing enthusiast Mukosi Mukwevho as its new chief technology officer. Mukosi has more than 24 years’ experience of commercial software, and has played a key role in driving technological advancements at LexisNexis SA.
Mukosi has also led several local and international organisations in critical industries such as chemical manufacturing, information technology consulting, retail, banking, telecommunications, cloud computing, and space exploration. He was the acting managing director for earth observation at the South African National Space Agency.
As the demand for online legal solutions grows, Mukwevho, who is interested in artificial intelligence, machine learning, and cloud computing, among other things, will be in charge of developing and implementing a future-proof IT strategy, providing customers with the technology to make their experience as simple and stress-free as possible.
“The continued transformation within the legal sector and the role that technology plays in driving that change makes joining LexisNexis SA an exciting opportunity. I am looking forward to sharing my expertise, learning from a highly skilled team and delivering top class client services supported by innovative technology solutions,” says Mukosi.
“My approach is to keep things simple by selecting the right technology solution for the job. With demand transforming the current market, and technology innovation expanding dramatically, my aim is to ensure we’re at the forefront of innovation and development by providing cutting-edge solutions and driving disruptive technology in the legal space.”
Mukosi’s appointment is consistent with LexisNexis’s overarching goal of advancing the rule of law on the African continent.
“Mukosi will play an integral part in our strategic development through several exciting projects. We are constantly striving to improve and expand the services we offer, and I know that his experience and expertise will be invaluable. I’m delighted to welcome him on board,” says Videsha Proothveerajh, CEO of LexisNexis SA.