Speakers

 Camilo Amarcy  Head of Data & Analytics, Barclays Tuesday, 20 February 2018, Summer Place, Hyde Park
Head of Data & Analytics, Barclays

Camilo’s experience includes BI/IT/MI Strategic Planning and Implementation, incorporating organisational, processes, and technology and governance aspects.

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Corné Janse van Rensburg, Head of Business Enablement, WesBank Corné Janse van Rensburg  Head of Business Enablement, WesBank Tuesday, 20 February 2018, Summer Place, Hyde Park
Head of Business Enablement, WesBank

Corné Janse van Rensburg has over 20 years’ experience in the financial services sector. His career spans training, consulting, business analytics and business enablement both internationally and locally.

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Corné Janse van Rensburg, Head of Business Enablement, WesBank
Dietmar Bohmer Dietmar Bohmer  Chief Data Scientist, TymeBank Tuesday, 20 February 2018, Summer Place, Hyde Park
Chief Data Scientist, TymeBank

Dietmar joined TymeBank just over 3 years ago, building up their analytics and data team as well as overseeing the design and build of the Data Lake and Advanced Analytics platform.

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Dietmar Bohmer
Ernest North Ernest North  Co-founder, Naked Insurance Tuesday, 20 February 2018, Summer Place, Hyde Park
Co-founder, Naked Insurance

Ernest North is a co-founder of Naked, the South African artificial intelligence-powered car insurance provider.

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Ernest North
Frans Potgieter, Director – Analytics, TransUnion Credit Bureau Frans Potgieter  Director – Analytics, TransUnion Credit Bureau Tuesday, 20 February 2018, Summer Place, Hyde Park
Director – Analytics, TransUnion Credit Bureau

Frans Potgieter leads the Data Science and Analytics team for TransUnion Africa, delivering solutions within the consumer, commercial, insurance and Africa verticals.

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Frans Potgieter, Director – Analytics, TransUnion Credit Bureau
Henry Denner Henry Denner  Information Technology Security Officer, Gautrain Management Agency Tuesday, 20 February 2018, Summer Place, Hyde Park
Information Technology Security Officer, Gautrain Management Agency

Henry Denner is a passionate security professional with over 20 years' experience in the IT industry.

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Henry Denner
Isak van der Walt Isak van der Walt  Senior IT Consultant and MakerSpace Manager for the Department of Library Services, University of Pretoria Tuesday, 20 February 2018, Summer Place, Hyde Park
Senior IT Consultant and MakerSpace Manager for the Department of Library Services, University of Pretoria

I am currently Digital Scholarship Centre and MakerSpace Manager at the University of Pretoria.

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Isak van der Walt
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 Tuesday, 20 February 2018, Summer Place, Hyde Park
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
Jared Molko  Ex-Googler | Tech Humanist Tuesday, 20 February 2018, Summer Place, Hyde Park
Ex-Googler | Tech Humanist

Jared Molko is founder and CEO of Tellos, a company set out to improve mass job placement and skill development for the entry-level workforce.

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Jeanine Norden  Head Of Data Management, MMI Holdings Tuesday, 20 February 2018, Summer Place, Hyde Park
Head Of Data Management, MMI Holdings

Jeanine has extensive business knowledge and have worked across Africa.

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Johan Steyn, transformation lead: Enterprise Software Quality Assurance, Nedbank Johan Steyn  Chair: Special Interest Group – AI and Robotics, IITPSA
(Institute of Information Technology Professionals South Africa) & Portfolio Lead, IQBusiness
Tuesday, 20 February 2018, Summer Place, Hyde Park
Chair: Special Interest Group – AI and Robotics, IITPSA
(Institute of Information Technology Professionals South Africa) & Portfolio Lead, IQBusiness

During the last decade, his focus turned to the Software Quality Assurance and Testing market.

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Johan Steyn, transformation lead: Enterprise Software Quality Assurance, Nedbank
Karthik Venkataraman, Senior Head – AI and Intelligent Automation, Accenture Technology Karthik Venkataraman  Senior Head – AI and Intelligent Automation, Accenture Technology Tuesday, 20 February 2018, Summer Place, Hyde Park
Senior Head – AI and Intelligent Automation, Accenture Technology

Karthik leads the Artificial Intelligence and Intelligent Automation practice at Accenture Technology South Africa.

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Karthik Venkataraman, Senior Head – AI and Intelligent Automation, Accenture Technology
Lauren Berrington  Chief Audit Executive, Bidvest Tuesday, 20 February 2018, Summer Place, Hyde Park
Chief Audit Executive, Bidvest

Lauren Berrington is a founding member of and heads up the ALICE team.

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Marius Botha, Head intelligent Automation, The Foschini Group Marius Botha  Head intelligent Automation, The Foschini Group Tuesday, 20 February 2018, Summer Place, Hyde Park
Head intelligent Automation, The Foschini Group

TFG is investing in intelligent automation capabilities in line with the growing convergence of Business process management (BPM), Robotic Process automation (RPA) and Cognitive automation.

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Marius Botha, Head intelligent Automation, The Foschini Group
Muhammad Simjee Muhammad Simjee  EOY:2018 Innovator of the Year® & Co-founder, A2D24 Tuesday, 20 February 2018, Summer Place, Hyde Park
EOY:2018 Innovator of the Year® & Co-founder, A2D24

A software engineer with a Master’s in Technology Management from the University of Pretoria, Muhammad Simjee ditched a career as a management consultant at McKinsey

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Muhammad Simjee
Oz Razak  Managing Director, Ozra Digital Tuesday, 20 February 2018, Summer Place, Hyde Park
Managing Director, Ozra Digital

Oz has a passion for improving the lives of people and businesses through newer technologies and has specialised in helping some of South Africa’s largest companies innovate from the Technology, Media & Telecommunications (TMT) to energy industries, covering a number of projects across M&A and strategy.

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Ruan Vlok Ruan Vlok  Head Data Exchange: Data Platforms & AI, Standard Bank of South Africa Tuesday, 20 February 2018, Summer Place, Hyde Park
Head Data Exchange: Data Platforms & AI, Standard Bank of South Africa

Ruan started his career at Standard Bank in 2005 . Working with Data has always been his main focus.

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Ruan Vlok
Sudhish Mohan  CIO and COO, TransUnion Credit Bureau Tuesday, 20 February 2018, Summer Place, Hyde Park
CIO and COO, TransUnion Credit Bureau

Sudhish Mohan is an IT Executive with 15 years of leadership experience in the areas of Digital, Strategy & Global IT Transformation.

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Tinus Visagie, Head of Data Integration: Regional Operations, Absa Group Tinus Visagie  Head of Data Integration: Regional Operations, Absa Group Tuesday, 20 February 2018, Summer Place, Hyde Park
Head of Data Integration: Regional Operations, Absa Group

Tinus is an experienced Senior Business Intelligence Analyst with a demonstrated history of working in the financial services, manufacturing and telecoms industries.

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Tinus Visagie, Head of Data Integration: Regional Operations, Absa Group

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