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The 5th Edition Connected Africa – Telecom Innovation & Excellence Awards 2024: Africa’s Premier Telecom Summit

The summit will take place 22 May, 2024 at the prestigious Maslow Hotel, Sandton in Johannesburg, South Africa.

The 5th Edition Connected Africa- Telecom Innovation & Excellence Awards 2024: Africa’s Premier Telecom Summit is organized by The International Center for Strategic Alliances (ICSA).

The Connected Africa Summit will also feature the esteemed Innovation & Excellence Awards 2024, recognizing leaders and organizations driving innovation and excellence in the telecom sector. This prestigious event will unite global executives, experts, and leaders for an insightful convergence, prioritizing exceptional customer experiences and groundbreaking telecom models.

Under the theme “Building a Connected Global Economy” the summit will delve into various key topics driving the theme. From Digital Economy and the role of Telcos, 5G Adoption and Economics, Network Infrastructure Transformation, Digitalization and Connectivity AI’s Role in 5G the summit will provide a comprehensive platform for discussion and collaboration.

An impressive lineup of speakers is set to grace the summit, including:
  • Christian Bombrun, CEO Group Digital Services, MTN
  • Nitesh Marcel Singh, Managing Director Communications Media & Technology (CMT) Lead Africa, Accenture
  • Enzo Scarcella, Chief Consumer Officer of MTN Group, MTN
  • Mohale Ralebitso, CEO, Vodacom Lesotho
  • Philipp Zindler, Managing Director, Bayobab SA
  • Joseph Ndaba, 4IR Commissioner, Presidential Commission on the Fourth Industrial Revolution
  • Mlindi Mashologu, Deputy Director-General (DDG), ICT Information Society & Capacity Development, Department of Communications and Digital Technologies
  • Simo Mkhize, Chief Commercial Officer, Telkom Consumer
  • Kruben Pillay, CCO, Datafree
  • Davide Tacchino, Terminal Managing Executive, Vodacom
  • Makgosi Tshamano Mabaso, Managing Executive: Telkom Consumer Broadband, Telkom
  • Koketso Ngobeni, Head of Information Security, Bayobob Africa
  • Kenneth Matau, Head of Department: B2B IoT & Cybersecurity Platforms, MTN
  • Resham Sivnarain, Tech Lead: Machine Learning & AI, Vodacom Group
  • Kgabo Sephesu, Principal Data Scientist: International Markets Big Data and AI, Vodacom Group
  • Vikash Barath, Group Senior Manager – Video Portfolio and MTN TV, MTN
  • Lavina Ramkisson, Advisor, African Union
  • Sandra Radebe, Senior Manager Analytics and Insights, MultiChoice Group
  • Fikile Mdiniso, Manager: Data Engineering, MTN South Africa

These industry leaders will share their insights and expertise, offering valuable perspectives on the Building a Connected Global Economy in Southern Africa.

The summit is proudly sponsored by industry-leading organizations:

    • Accenture
    • Wipro

Supporting partner:

    • Comric

The summit will take place at the prestigious Maslow Hotel, Sandton in Johannesburg, South Africa, providing a conducive environment for networking, collaboration, and insightful discussions.

About ICSA

International Centre for Strategic Alliances is a group of leading industry professionals and innovators.  Our core actions comprise of innovations and use case scenarios of industry leaders, by our research, and from leading information sources for businesses and professionals all over the world.

For more information about the Connected Africa Summit please visit: https://connected-africa.com/summit/ or contact Mohammed Thoufiq at mohammed@intercsa.com / Info@intercsa.com or +44 20 3808 8625

Join us in Building a Connected Global Economy in Southern Africa!


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