Keneilwe Gwabeni


Job Title: CIO

Company: Telkom


Keneilwe Gwabeni was appointed CIO of Telkom in November 2019. She has over twenty years experience in the IT sector. Keneilwe got her professional start as a computer technician at the Cape Peninsula University of Technology. She then joined Eskom where she worked in various positions including as an IT service delivery manager. Keneilwe then moved to Strate as an release manager and later an application and investment manager. She then worked as head of ICT at the Financial Services Board. Her next stop was at Standard Bank, which saw her move quickly through the ranks to become head of IT integration. Keneilwe has a BCom. Honours in IS from the University of Cape Town.

2019 - Present     CIO, Telkom
2019 - 2019          Head of IT Integration, Standard Bank
2016 - 2019          Business Information Officer, Standard Bank
2015 - 2016          Head of Corporate and investment Banking, Standard Bank
2012 - 2015          Head of ICT, Financial Services Board
2010 - 2012          Applications and Infrastructure Manager, Strate
2009 - 2010          IT Support Services Manager, Strate
2008 - 2009          Release Manager, Strate
2007 - 2008          IT Services Delivery Manager, Eskom
2006 - 2006          IT Change and Release Manager, Eskom
2001 - 2005          Business Systems Support Officer, Eskom
1999 - 2001          Computer Technician, Cape Peninsula University of Technology

2003 - 2005          BCom Honours in IS, University of Cape Town
2003 - 2003          IT Project Management Certificate, University of Johannesburg
2000 - 2002          Bachelor of Technology, Cape Peninsula University of Technology
1996 - 1998          Diploma in IT, Cape Peninsula University of Technology

About Telkom: Telkom is a leading information and communications technology services provider in South Africa. 

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