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Takalani Madzhadzhi

CEO, Ashanti AI.

Madzhadzhi is a qualified actuary, data scientist and entrepreneur. He holds a BBusSc in Actuarial Sciences from the University of Cape Town.

He is founder and CEO of Ashanti AI, which uses data science and artificial intelligence to solve industry problems. Throughout a decade in the industry, he has held numerous positions in financial services with enterprise-level corporations, including Liberty, Old Mutual and Absa.

Madzhadzhi is an active member of the Actuarial Society of South Africa and is a former president of the Association of South African Black Actuarial Professionals.


Cloud ComputingAug 31, 2023

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