Video and teleconferencing enable people to become techno-commuters, and this flexibility often equates to greater productivity and effectiveness, says Lubabalo Dyantyi, Senior National GM, public sector, Dimension Data MEA.
Senior GM, Public Sector for Dimension Data Middle East and Africa.
Lubabalo Dyantyi is senior GM, Public Sector for Dimension Data Middle East and Africa. He was appointed to this role in March 2011 and oversees all aspects of operations and strategy, providing leadership and development to the Public Sector team, managing performance against targets and budgets. He has a proven track record of delivering growth and business results and understands both the public sector organisations and bodies in the market and region.
Dyantyi joined Dimension Data in 2003 as a sales graduate from Rhodes University, and has held numerous positions within the group. He has grown into various sales roles within the business, from an account manager role developing and managing key strategic clients for Dimension Data, to various sales management roles, and now the GM role for a key growth sector in the business.
His first role in the company was as a communications and public relations executive, driving increased awareness of Dimension Data in the key media, and positioning DD as a leading IT services provider in the market. He then moved on to join Customer Interactive Solutions (CIS), and thereafter, the Network Integration line of business as an account executive, consistently over-achieving year-on-year in both roles.
Dyantyi was then appointed sales manager for Public Sector within the Network Integration team, in 2008, and was instrumental in growing the Public Sector portfolio within Network Integration. He then moved on to the role of sales manager of the Converged Communications line of business the same year. In 2009, Dyantyi was appointed GM responsible for the City of Johannesburg (COJ) contract. In this role he was responsible for driving the end-to-end operations with the COJ engagements, and the central point of contact for all issues relating to the City of Johannesburg. During this role, he successfully renewed the COJ outsource contract, the largest in Dimension Data public sector vertical to date.
Dyantyi graduated from Rhodes University with a BCom degree in economics and management finance. He also completed a Management Development Programme with Stellenbosch University.