Speakers

Aimee van Wynsberghe (Dr), assistant professor of ethics and technology at TU Delft (Netherlands) and president of the Foundation for Responsible Robotics Aimee van Wynsberghe (Dr)  assistant professor of ethics and technology at TU Delft (Netherlands)
and president of the Foundation for Responsible Robotics
ITWeb Artificial Intelligence 2018
assistant professor of ethics and technology at TU Delft (Netherlands)
and president of the Foundation for Responsible Robotics

Aimee van Wynsberghe has been working in ICT and robotics since 2004.

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Aimee van Wynsberghe (Dr), assistant professor of ethics and technology at TU Delft (Netherlands) and president of the Foundation for Responsible Robotics
Andrew Dawson, commercial director at MacMobile and Solutions-in-Hand Andrew Dawson  commercial director at MacMobile and Solutions-in-Hand ITWeb Artificial Intelligence 2018
commercial director at MacMobile and Solutions-in-Hand

Andrew is the Commercial Director at Macmobile, a South African-based company delivering Distribution management, Sales Force, and trade execution management solutions to FMCG businesses on the African continent, Macmobile has been in business since 2007 and has developed extensive intellectual property in the spheres of AI, Machine learning and image recognition to support our core offerings.

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Andrew Dawson, commercial director at MacMobile and Solutions-in-Hand
Barry Devlin (Dr), founder and principal, 9sight Consulting Barry Devlin (Dr)  founder and principal, 9sight Consulting ITWeb Artificial Intelligence 2018
founder and principal, 9sight Consulting

Dr Barry Devlin is among the foremost authorities on business insight and one of the founders of data warehousing, having published the first architectural paper on the topic in 1988.

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Barry Devlin (Dr), founder and principal, 9sight Consulting
Celia Pienaar, legal project manager, Webber Wentzel Celia Pienaar  legal project manager, Webber Wentzel ITWeb Artificial Intelligence 2018
legal project manager, Webber Wentzel

A South African and English/Welsh qualified lawyer by background, Celia Pienaar established and led the first global legal process outsourcing team in SA, offering alternative resourcing solutions to international law firms and corporate in-house teams.

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Celia Pienaar, legal project manager, Webber Wentzel
Fabio Mione, Head of Projects and Strategic Execution for Nedbank Integrated Channels Fabio Mione  Head of Projects and Strategic Execution for Nedbank Integrated Channels ITWeb Artificial Intelligence 2018
Head of Projects and Strategic Execution for Nedbank Integrated Channels

Fabio has been part of the Nedbank world for the last 10 years specialising in the execution and implementation of strategic Programmes.

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Fabio Mione, Head of Projects and Strategic Execution for Nedbank Integrated Channels
Dr Jacques Ludik, president and founder of the Machine Intelligence Institute of Africa; CEO and founder of Cortex Logic Jacques Ludik (Dr)  president and founder of the Machine Intelligence Institute of Africa; CEO and founder of Cortex Logic ITWeb Artificial Intelligence 2018
president and founder of the Machine Intelligence Institute of Africa; CEO and founder of Cortex Logic

Dr Jacques Ludik is a smart technology entrepreneur, AI expert, investor and ecosystem builder.

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Dr Jacques Ludik, president and founder of the Machine Intelligence Institute of Africa; CEO and founder of Cortex Logic
Johan Steyn, transformation lead: Enterprise Software Quality Assurance, Nedbank Johan Steyn  transformation lead: Enterprise Software Quality Assurance, Nedbank ITWeb Artificial Intelligence 2018
transformation lead: Enterprise Software Quality Assurance, Nedbank

Johan is a business development specialist who has been selling technology products and services in South Africa and in Europe over the last 20 years.

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Johan Steyn, transformation lead: Enterprise Software Quality Assurance, Nedbank
Dr Michael D Grant, CTO, DataProphet Michael D Grant (Dr)  CTO, DataProphet ITWeb Artificial Intelligence 2018
CTO, DataProphet

Dr Michael D Grant, CTO at DataProphet, is a complex engineering problem-solver and inventor.

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Dr Michael D Grant, CTO, DataProphet
Michelle Gervais Michelle Gervais  Head of Data Science, Standard Bank Group ITWeb Artificial Intelligence 2018
Head of Data Science, Standard Bank Group

Michelle is currently serving as Head of Data Science for Standard Bank Group.

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Michelle Gervais
Myles Rennie, director: Big Data & Analytics, Barclays Africa Myles Rennie  director: Big Data & Analytics, Barclays Africa ITWeb Artificial Intelligence 2018
director: Big Data & Analytics, Barclays Africa

For the past 20 years, Myles Rennie has leveraged his technical, business and analytical skills to successfully develop and deliver creative, high impact, business enhancing solutions to businesses across various sectors, industries and sizes.

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Myles Rennie, director: Big Data & Analytics, Barclays Africa
Natasha Govender Natasha Govender (Dr)  Lead Data Scientist, dotModus ITWeb Artificial Intelligence 2018
Lead Data Scientist, dotModus

Dr. Natasha Govender has a PhD in machine learning and computer vision with over 16 years of experience working in both R&D and corporate environments.

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Natasha Govender
Phathizwe Malinga  Acting CEO SqwidNet ITWeb Artificial Intelligence 2018
Acting CEO SqwidNet

As the Acting CEO of SqwidNet, Phathizwe Malinga will now also be responsible for building an IoT connectivity business in South Africa in partnership with International IoT giant SIGFOX.

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Rein van der Horst, Digital Transformation and Innovation, Cognition Labs Rein van der Horst  Digital Transformation and Innovation, Cognition Labs ITWeb Artificial Intelligence 2018
Digital Transformation and Innovation, Cognition Labs

Rein van der Horst has twenty-five years working in the consulting, financial services, CPG, manufacturing, and utility industries in South Africa

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Rein van der Horst, Digital Transformation and Innovation, Cognition Labs
Reneé Schoeman, quantitative analyst, FNB Reneé Schoeman  Quantitative analyst, FNB ITWeb Artificial Intelligence 2018
Quantitative analyst, FNB

Reneé Schoeman is a quantitative analyst at FNB.

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Reneé Schoeman, quantitative analyst, FNB
Rob Jardine, lead researcher, NeuroLeadership Institute Rob Jardine  lead researcher, NeuroLeadership Institute ITWeb Artificial Intelligence 2018
lead researcher, NeuroLeadership Institute

Rob leads the Research and Solution function of the NeuroLeadership Institute. He ensures the NeuroLeadership offering matches best practice and latest research in the fields of neuroscience and leadership development.

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Rob Jardine, lead researcher, NeuroLeadership Institute
Setumo Mohapi (Dr), Chief executive officer, State Information Technology Agency (SITA) Setumo Mohapi (Dr)  Chief executive officer, State Information Technology Agency (SITA) ITWeb Artificial Intelligence 2018
Chief executive officer, State Information Technology Agency (SITA)

Dr Setumo Mohapi is the CEO of the State Information Technology Agency (SITA), a position he has held since 1 April 2015.

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Setumo Mohapi (Dr), Chief executive officer, State Information Technology Agency (SITA)
Tim Collins, head of Consulting, Product Development and Analytics, TransUnion Tim Collins  head of Consulting, Product Development and Analytics, TransUnion ITWeb Artificial Intelligence 2018
head of Consulting, Product Development and Analytics, TransUnion

Tim is a technology strategist with over 12 years’ experience in consulting and technology businesses.

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Tim Collins, head of Consulting, Product Development and Analytics, TransUnion
Vera Nagtegaal, executive head, hippo.co.za Vera Nagtegaal  executive head, hippo.co.za ITWeb Artificial Intelligence 2018
executive head, hippo.co.za

As the executive head of Hippo.co.za, Vera Nagtegaal’s extensive experience in business speaks to her drive in the business world and her passion for forming mutually beneficial partnerships within the corporate environment.

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Vera Nagtegaal, executive head, hippo.co.za

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