Speakers 2017

Andrew Dawson, Commercial Director, Macmobile Andrew Dawson  Commercial Director, Macmobile Wednesday, 18 October 2017, Focus Rooms, Sunninghill
Commercial Director, Macmobile
Andrew Dawson, Commercial Director, Macmobile

Andrew Dawson is the Commercial Director at Macmobile, a South African-based company delivering core salesforce automation solutions to FMCG businesses on the African continent that’s been in business since 2007.

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Elliot Sack, Director, eHealthGroup Elliot Sack  Director, eHealthGroup Wednesday, 18 October 2017, Focus Rooms, Sunninghill
Director, eHealthGroup
Elliot Sack, Director, eHealthGroup

Elliot Sack, founder and director of eHealthGroup, is a South African business executive and experienced entrepreneur with exposure to various industries in his career, predominantly healthcare, technology, and finance.

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Fred Felton, Communications strategist, Falconscove Fred Felton  Communications strategist, Falconscove Wednesday, 18 October 2017, Focus Rooms, Sunninghill
Communications strategist, Falconscove
Fred Felton, Communications strategist, Falconscove

Fred Felton is a communications strategist from Falconscove, a media agency based in Durban.

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Ivo Vegter, Author, speaker, columnist Ivo Vegter  Columist, speaker, author Wednesday and Thursday, 18 & 19 October 2017, Focus Rooms, Sunninghill
Columist, speaker, author
Ivo Vegter, Author, speaker, columnist

Ivo Vegter is an independent journalist whose flagship column appears weekly in Daily Maverick.

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Jadie Naicker, Head: Business Technology Alignment Jadie Naicker  Head: business technology alignment Thursday, 19 October 2017, Focus Rooms, Sunninghill
Head: business technology alignment
Jadie Naicker, Head: Business Technology Alignment

Jadie Naicker has more than 10 years’ experience in the IT industry, spanning a variety of industries, including financial services, management consulting and the public sector.

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John Giles, managing attorney, Michalsons John Giles  managing attorney, Michalsons Wednesday, 18 October 2017, Focus Rooms, Sunninghill
managing attorney, Michalsons
John Giles, managing attorney, Michalsons

John Giles delivers practical legal solutions to clients by bringing together knowledge, experience, insight, clear thinking, planning, project management, skilled resources and efficient technology.

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Kevin Stroud, Developer emerging technologies, Wesbank Kevin Stroud  Developer emerging technologies, Wesbank Wednesday, 18 October 2017, Focus Rooms, Sunninghill
Developer emerging technologies, Wesbank
Kevin Stroud, Developer emerging technologies, Wesbank

Kevin started his development career after studying at Monash in 2009. He has held a number of positions in development, working in industries, such as Internet Service Providers, Consulting houses and Banks.

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Manuel Corregedor, COO, Telspace Systems Manuel Corregedor  Chief operating officer, Telspace Systems Wednesday, 18 October 2017, Focus Rooms, Sunninghill
Chief operating officer, Telspace Systems
Manuel Corregedor, COO, Telspace Systems

Manuel Corregedor is COO at Telspace Systems. He has a passion for information security and, over the years, has gained significant knowledge and experience in both the technical (operational) and management areas of information security.

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Mthandeni kaDumisani Langa, Senior analyst, Commonwealth Bank Mthandeni kaDumisani Langa  Senior analyst, Commonwealth Bank Wednesday, 18 October 2017, Focus Rooms, Sunninghill
Senior analyst, Commonwealth Bank
Mthandeni kaDumisani Langa, Senior analyst, Commonwealth Bank

Mthandeni kaDumisani Langa is an experienced senior analyst at Commonwealth Bank.

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Safiyya Patel, Partner and head corporate practice, Webber Wentzel Safiyya Patel  Partner and head corporate practice, Webber Wentzel Thursday, 19 October 2017, Focus Rooms, Sunninghill
Partner and head corporate practice, Webber Wentzel
Safiyya Patel, Partner and head corporate practice, Webber Wentzel

Safiyya Patel heads up the Corporate Business Unit at one of South Africa's leading law firms, Webber Wentzel. She is a qualified attorney with over over 20 years of experience in Corporate Law. Safiyya has B.Proc and LLB degrees from the University of the Witwatersrand and has completed a Certificate in Telecommunications Policy and Regulatory Issues from the same institution.

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Sonja Parsons  Owner, Business Management Assignments Thursday, 19 October 2017, Focus Rooms, Sunninghill
Owner, Business Management Assignments

Sonja Parsons has more than three decades of experience in fraud prevention and risk management.

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Dr Steve Holt  Founder and MD, ER Consulting Wednesday, 18 October 2017, Focus Rooms, Sunninghill
Founder and MD, ER Consulting

Dr Steve Holt, founder and majority shareholder of the ER Group of companies, brings a deep knowledge of the emergency medicine industry to the eHealthGroup.

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Syed Ahmed Mohiuddin, CEO, MD and chief architect, BITS Consultancy Services Syed Ahmed Mohiuddin  CEO, MD and chief architect, BITS Consultancy Services Thursday, 19 October 2017, Focus Rooms, Sunninghill
CEO, MD and chief architect, BITS Consultancy Services
Syed Ahmed Mohiuddin, CEO, MD and chief architect, BITS Consultancy Services

Syed Ahmed Mohiuddin is the CEO, MD and chief architect of BITS Consultancy Services.

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Willie Strydom, Enterprise security architect, Wesbank Willie Strydom  Enterprise security architect, Wesbank Wednesday, 18 October 2017, Focus Rooms, Sunninghill
Enterprise security architect, Wesbank
Willie Strydom, Enterprise security architect, Wesbank

Willie Strydom has been an information security professional since 1998, and has an uncanny ability to break complex concepts and ideas into bite-size chunks that anyone can understand.

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