The Minister of Communications to address delegates at the 5th IT Leaders Africa Summit

Kinetic is delighted to announce that Minister Yunus Carrim of the Department of Communications will address delegates in his opening keynote at the 5th IT Leaders Africa Summit next Tuesday, 18 March 2014. Minister Carrim will provide insight into the state of South Africa’s Broadband Policy while giving a general overview on Transparent IT Governance and The Future of Enterprise IT in Africa.

The minister’s opening address on Day 1 will be followed by a panel discussion sponsored by, lead event sponsor, Wipro Technologies. Rajat Mathur, Chief Sales and Operations Officer at Wipro will be joined by Johan du Plessis the IT Director of Consol Glass and Terry White the Director of CXO Advisor in a panel that will discuss The Future of the CIO. Our panellists will discuss the key factors that are likely to affect the role of the CIO in the next 5 years as the IT department becomes increasingly integral to business as new technologies make their way into the IT space.

Day 2 of the summit will kick off with Brett St Clair, Enterprise Country Manager for Google SA who will give a keynote on Decentralization and the Role of Mobile Technology and Prof. Barry Dwolatzky, the Director of the JCSE who will speak on Developing Enterprise Software in Africa.

Join us to hear the experts at the 5th edition of IT Leaders Africa Summit on the 18-19 March 2014 in Johannesburg.

In addition to speaker sessions, the 2 day IT Leaders Africa Summit will play host to a number of workshops to be delivered by SAP, Wipro and BT amongst others. Ian Evans, Managing Director of EMEA for returning sponsor AirWatch stated that:

South Africa is undoubtedly a market with great potential for mobility and we are delighted to discuss the latest mobility trends during the IT Leaders Africa Summit. We are proud to showcase the most advanced enterprise mobility management solutions and meet the region’s IT leaders and innovators during this summit.

You will also be able to discover and compare the latest IT developments for business needs in the innovation display area. In4Group will be joining providers such as Trustwave, NetIQ, Kofax and Inobits to showcase their solutions with the technology
developers on hand to discuss and exchange ideas with attendees.

Sign up to become a delegate and join 2014’s most important discussion on IT leadership. The 2014 IT Leaders Africa Summit is taking place in Johannesburg at the Maslow Hotel, Sandton on the 18 -19 March 2014.

For the latest ITLA Summit news on speakers, industry providers and content, visit or contact Marcia van Jaarsveld on +27 21 555 0866+27 21 555 0866 or [email protected] Follow @ITLeadersAfrica and @KineticEventsSA on Twitter for daily updates.

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The Minister of Communications to address delegates at the 5th IT Leaders Africa Summit