IT Infrastructure Africa summit to host MAB and Associates CEO, Melanie Burke

The 2nd annual IT Infrastructure Africa Summit will be held at the Westin Hotel in Cape Town from 12 to 13 July 2012. The summit will focus on IT Infrastructure challenges and how these challenges can be overcome through innovation, alignment of business with technology and the positive influence of active government participation.

International business-to-business conferencing company and event organisers Kinetic Events, is proud to host Melanie Burke, CEO at MAB and Associates, at this year’s ITI Africa Summit.

MAB and Associates (Pty) Ltd was established by Melanie Burke in 2004 focusing on transformation and innovative technology solutions for social development and business support. Melanie boasts expertise within leadership development, team building, collaboration, innovation and technology, and entrepreneurship.

With over 20 years experience within the financial services and technology industries, Melanie holds an international Master of Business Administration qualification, specialising in Information Technology. Recognised for her talents within the industry, Melanie received the Excellence in Diversity Award and is a two-time finalist in the Technology Top 100 Awards.

In 2008, Melanie was nominated in the social development category for Shoprite/Checkers Women of the Year. Later that year, Melanie was shortlisted for the Nelson Mandela Rhodes Foundation Harvard Fellowship. Melanie was a finalist in 2010 for the Business Women’s Association Regional Achievers Awards in the Social Entrepreneurship category.

At the summit, Melanie will lead a topical discussion exploring important IT infrastructure, operations issues and technological advancements impacting an enterprise with strategic guidance and actionable tactics.
Following the success of last year’s summit, IT executives and senior decision makers have wasted no time in securing their place for this year. The strategic invitation-only 2-day event will enable senior decision makers to discover efficient methods to deliver IT projects and services, resulting in business growth and innovation and successfully leveraging existing resources and investments. Senior executives will discuss goals for operational excellence and powerfully demonstrate the value of IT organisation.

For more information, comment or photographs, visit or contact Shaunei Meintjes on +27 21 555 0866 or [email protected]. Follow @ITLeadersAfrica and @KineticEventsSA on Twitter for daily updates and news feeds.

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IT Infrastructure Africa summit to host MAB and Associates CEO, Melanie Burke