ICT in business explored at Zim tech breakfast
By BiztechAfrica – Feb. 7, 2012, 1:04 p.m.
By Alfonce Mbizwo, Harare, Zimbabwe
Pan-African IAP iWayAfrica, in partnership with Alpha Media Holdings, is hosting a breakfast discussion, with South African tech guru Stafford Masie exploring how technology is impacting business.
The AMH Conversations breakfast meeting is headlined: “Technology is changing your customer … and your customer will change your company” will be held on Friday, the 17th this month and is only open to individuals involved in shaping the strategic direction of organisations, such as CEOs, board members and senior executives.
“Stafford Masie will outline key technological trends; globally and most importantly their relevance to the African continent,” said the organizers, Alpha Media in a statement.
“He will explore the evolution of the ICT sector within the SADC region and discuss key impacts we should expect to see over the next 3-5 years.
“Masie will also outline the challenges and opportunities the changes present throughout various business sectors. Not only will generic insights be discussed but he will also reference significant projects he has been involved in, internationally and locally.”
Masie has been in the IT industry for more than 19 years and has worked at Telkom, Dimension Data in South Africa and later Novells HQ in Utah, United States as a Global Corporate Technology Strategist. On his return to South Africa he assumed the role of country manager of Novell and thereafter developed, established and launched Google South Africa.
He has funded and initiated several leading edge technology startups, is involved in hand-picked consulting projects and is internationally recognised as a disruptive strategist and technology futurist.
AMH publishes three newspaper titles in Zimbabwe while iWayAfrica is part of the South Africa-based Telkom Group with a footprint in 39 African countries.
For more information, contact Olga Muteiwa or Tapwia Tadozera at Tel: 04 773930-8