Antony Hlungwane is founder of Futurecentric Group, chairperson of Future Ingenium and CEO of The Unplugg Group. He was previously group IT director at Mr Price Group (a leading South African value fashion retailer) and chief technology officer for Hollard Insurance (a financial services provider). He also served on the boards of Gibb Engineering, SABS and UNISA as board advisor.
He is a passionate leader and an experienced executive with highly-developed interpersonal skills and the passion to develop compelling visions for the teams he leads. Hlungwane is able to push performance improvements, while at the same time delivering business value.
In 2013, he was a finalist (Top 5) in the annual Visionary CIO Award and in 2015 he was in the Top 10. The award recognises IT leaders who demonstrate visionary leadership in using IT to support, grow and transform business. Furthermore, it recognises IT leaders who have established best practice in implementing technology solutions in an organisation. He is also a researcher and techpreneur.