Warren Hero


Job Title: CIO

Company: Webber Wentzel


Warren Hero was appointed CIO and CDO of Webber Wentzel in May 2018. He is a man who likes to stay busy. He is also a guest lecturer at Wits University and a founding partner of inRes. Added to this Warren is a fellow in the ICA International Council for IT and an executive committee member at the Institute of Chartered IT professionals (ICITP). Before joining Webber Wentzel he was CTO at Microsoft and Eduloan. Warren has worked at FNB, Nedbank and ABSA. He is skilled in human centered design thinking, negotiation, enterprise risk management, business planning, business process design, and business and IT strategy.  He has a Masters degree in technology and innovation from the Da Vinci Institute and B.Sc. in research and strategy from the University of KwaZulu-Natal. His motto is, strive to be a good ancestor.

2018 - Present   CIO / CDO, Webber Wentzel
2017 - Present   Guest Lecturer, Wits University
2017 - Present   Founding Partner, inRes

2020 - Present   Executive Committee, ICITP
2014 - Present   Fellow, ICA International Council for IT in Gov. Admin
2018 - Present   Advisory Consultant, eGovlab
2018 - 2020       Advisory Board Member, GirlcodeZA
2014 - 2018       CTO, Microsoft
2011 - 2014       CFO and COO, Eduloan

2006 - 2011       Head of E-Government, Gauteng Shared Services Centre
2003 - 2006       Executive Manager Retention and Innovation, FNB South Africa
2000 - 2003       Strategy and Research, Nedbank
1996 - 2000       Head of Direct Banking, ABSA Group

2019 - 2022      Masters in Technology and Innovation, Da Vinci Institute
1990 - 1993      B.Sc. Research and Statistics, Wits University

About Webber Wentzel: Webber Wentzel is one of South Africa’s leading law firms providing clients with innovative solutions to their most complex legal issues. There core strategy is to support our clients wherever they do business

Related articles

No items found.