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The CIO of the future Reimagining the role of the CIO to respond to evolving digital landscape

1 August 2023 | Marriot Melrose Arch
Brought to you in collaboration with ITWeb Brainstorm and BCX

Date: 1 August 2023

Time: 09:00 (GMT+2)

Duration: 3 hours

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Why should you attend?


with your peers from top organisations in a unique environment catered to facilitate conversations around CIOs.


on tangible solutions for technical, strategic and leadership challenges.


insight into best-practices from leading CIOs and solution-providers

Who should attend?

The Enterprise forum will be of considerable interest to job descriptions, including – but not limited to – the following:




Arrival, registration and networking


Welcome from the MC

Alishia Seckam, a skilled anchor, financial journalist, moderator, media trainer and director of BASE Media Communications


Opening remarks from the Enterprise Forum chairman

Lungile Mginqi, group CIO, Sasol


Sponsor welcome address from BCX

Siyabulela Mpahlwa, chief sales officer, BCX


BCX presentation

Mpho Matsitse, executive business & digital advisory, BCX


The role of the South African CIO in 2023 and beyond

Dr Machiniba Sylvia Sathekge, partner and CIO, SNG Grant Thornton


Responding to emerging technology: Navigating GenAI as an oil and gas company

Bramley Maetsa, head of delivery enablement, Sasol


Refreshment break


The well-rounded CIO

Lungile Mginqi, group CIO, Sasol


Panel discussion: Disruptors and innovators circle: Benchmarking with the best

Mohammed Gause, CIO, Tiger Brands

Warren Hero, CIO, Webber Wentzel

Tshifhiwa Ramuthaga, group CIO, Barloworld

Mpho Matsitse, executive business & digital advisory, BCX

Sandiso Sibisi, founder and director, COOi Studios


Closing remarks from the MC

Alishia Seckam, a skilled anchor, financial journalist, moderator, media trainer and director of BASE Media Communications


Networking lunch


Johannesburg Marriott Hotel Melrose Arch

Address: 42 The High St, Melrose, Johannesburg, 2076
Phone: 010 495 4200

The Marriott Hotel Melrose Arch is the premium business hotel in Johannesburg providing state-of-the-art business facilities within the Melrose Arch Precinct, vibrating with the energy of the myriad trendy cafés, high-street boutiques and al fresco restaurants just moments from its doorstep. Featuring 306 Rooms & Suites including a contingent of sharing rooms ideal for groups. Dine in at the Keystone Bistro or discover creative mixology at Archer’s Bar & Eatery. Step into the Greatroom, your space to connect, relax, socialise or reflect. Work out in our spacious Fitness center or recharge at our tranquil outdoor pool. With 7 Meeting Rooms including a 480 sqm ballroom, a combined total function space of over 800 sqm and 600 sqm of pre-function space, perfect for your next big event. Just 26km from O.R. Tambo International Airport, 5km from Sandton and Rosebank, and close to three golf courses and numerous other local attractions.

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Event Sponsor

About BCX

At BCX, we pride ourselves on being one of the leading South African end-to-end digital partners for corporates and enterprises across the African continent, within the Private and Public Sector. As a wholly owned subsidiary of the Telkom Group, we aim to become the number 1 digital partner of choice for clients within our chosen markets.

BCX drives business results by helping our clients place their customer at the heart of their organisations. Enabled by our technological capabilities such as converged communications, cloud services, industry solutions, cyber security and digital edge, BCX will innovate solutions to deliver exceptional value through better experiences along the value chain.

To do this we combine local market understanding and deep industry expertise with some of the world’s most advanced Information and Communication Technology, together with a tireless commitment to make your unique digital journey as seamless as possible.

For more information, please visit www.bcx.co.za