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Andrew John Brauer

Andrew John Brauer has extensive local and international ICT experience and is involved in researching and introducing new technologies to create business value. His strengths include networking telecommunications, system management, open source software development and service-orientated architecture, and now developing cloud computing models.

Brauer has worked on most of the technologies in the ICT arena. These include: electronics, telecommunication, software development, system and network management, system integration, strategy, operations, management and business development.

The leadership roles which he has held over the years include technical director, chief information officer and executive director. His current role is both CIO and CTO – both positions being internally and externally focused. He is on the Research and Advisory panel of the Mereka Institute at the Council for Industrial and Science Research in South Africa.

Highlights include:

• Year 2000 – The design and deployment of the first MPLS network in South Africa in 2000;
• Citation Awards for Data Centre Migration;
• Excalibur awards for in 2007 and 2008; and
• Client Award for best vendor decision support.

Business Connexion: The company – spanning over 30 years in the IT industry – is an integrator of innovative business solutions based on information and communications technology. It runs mission-critical ICT systems and manages products, services and solutions for JSE listed and key public sector organisations. It deals with 20 000 companies in South Africa and has offices in many African countries as well as in Europe.

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Gallery

Click here to view the IT Personality of the Year
2010 gallery.

PREVIOUS WINNERS

 

IT Personality

 

Mark Levy
(2010)

Ivan Epstein
(2009)
   

Mardia van der Walt-Korsten

(2008)

Hamilton Ratshefola
(2007)
   

Visionary CIO

 

Patrick Monyeki
(2010)


Carl Louw
(2009)

   

Rabelani Dagada
(2008)
 

THE PANEL OF JUDGES

Patrick Monyeki
CIO of De Beers and current Visionary CIO winner
Professor Helena Barnard
Gordon Institute of Business Science
Neville Willemse
Head of Consulting, Gartner Africa
Ranka Jovanovic
Editorial director, ITWeb
Adrian Schofield
President of the CSSA
Hamilton Ratshefola
CEO Cornastone and 2007 IT Personality winner
Tebogo Makgatho
Group Business Development Director at Torque-IT
Tony Parry
Executive director of the CSSA
Mmamathe Makhekhe-Mokhuane
North-West Provincial Government