Sello Mmakau


Job Title: Chief Digital Officer

Company: Telkom


Sello Mmakau was appointed as chief digital officer (CDO) of Telkom in April 2024. Prior to joining Telkom, Sello served as the chief information and digital officer (CIDO) of Momentum Corporate. He is also an executive director and independent non-executive director who has worked in various positions, including as the GCIO, CIO and senior manager at ACSA, FSCA, Department of Home Affairs, Department of Health, and Sasol. 

2024 - Present Chief Information and Digital Officer, Telkom
2022 - Present Chief Information and Digital Officer, Momentum Corporate
2022 - Present Independent Non-Executive Director, Thebe Investment Corporation
2021 - Chairperson of the ICT board, (DCOG)
2020 - 2022 Board Chairperson of Allegra Pty Ltd
2018 - 2022 Group CIO and Executive Director, Afrocentric Health Group and CEO of Afrocentric Technologies
2016 - 2022 Chairperson ICT Steerco, Afrocentric Health Group
2016 - 2018 Independent Non-Executive Director, Afrocentric Health Group
2020 - 2021 Chairperson for IT Governance Board, CareConnect HIE SA NPC
2019 - Non-Executive Director, CareConnect HIE SA NPC
2018 - 2022 Executive Director, Medscheme Holdings
2018 - 2018 CIO, FSCA
2014 - 2018 Group CIO, ACSA
2008 - 2014 Deputy Director General / CIO, Dept. of Home Affairs
2006 - 2008 Senior Project Manager, Sasol
2005 - 2006 Senior Manager / Director of Projects, Dept. of Health
2001 - 2004 IT Manager / Deputy Director IS, Dept. of Health
2000 - 2001 IT Support Technician, SITA SOC Ltd

2016 Bachelor of Commerce Degree (BCOM), University of South Africa/Universiteit van Suid-Afrika
2007 Master of Business Leadership (MBL), University of South Africa/Universiteit van Suid-Afrika
1999 - 2000 CompTIA, CISCO and IPM: A+, N+, CCNA, PMPA+, N+, CCNA, PMP
1995 Bachelor of Arts Honors Degree (BA Hons), University of Pretoria/Universiteit van Pretoria logo                             

About Telkom: Telkom is a South African wireline and wireless telecommunications provider, operating in more than 38 countries across the African continent.

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