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IoT Forum Africa 2019 to Take Place in Johannesburg on March 26 – 27


TechInAfrica – The 2019 IoT Forum Africa will set out in Johannesburg on March 26 – 27. The two days event will expect 500 attendees and 30 speakers in the IoT industry. The confirmed speakers are visionaries, thought leaders, industry luminaries, and expert practitioners. They will share their knowledge and experience about real-world IoT trends, challenges, as well as solutions.

IoT Forum Africa 2019 to Take Place in Johannesburg on March 26 – 27
IoT Forum Africa 2019 to Take Place in Johannesburg on March 26 – 27 via theinternetofthings

What you can expect from attending the event are:

  • You will get to hear about technologies, platform solutions, and devices that will help you to develop your IoT Solution
  • Help you to navigate the IoT ecosystem in order to find partners, providers, as well as prospects
  • Get an understanding of how IoT helps to drive growth, performance and profits
  • Have a chance to hear knowledge and experiences from successful companies that implemented IoT Solutions.
  • Help you to adjust your IoT Solutions with market opportunities

The full list of speakers has not been announced yet. However, according to IoT Forum Africa 2019’s website, there are candidates to be the speakers for the Forum, including:

  1. Aki Anastasio, Host of Technobyte on Radio 702
  2. Reshaad Sha, CEO of SqwidNet
  3. Nils Herzberg, Senior Vice President and Global Head, Go-to-Market for Internet of Things & Strategic Partnerships of SAP
  4. Abdul Baba, Head of IT at Kwese Media Group
  5. Deidre Ackermann, General Manager: Enterprise Information Management System and Innovation Strategy – Transnet Port Terminals
  6. Theven Naicker, Head of IT: Scania Southern Africa
  7. Rado Kotorov, Vice President and Chief Innovation Officer at Information Builders
  8. Gaurav Pradhan, CIO at Time Tunnel Consulting
  9. Yolisa Kani, Public Policy Head South Africa: Uber
  10. Luyanda Ndlovu, CIO at Department of Public Service and Administration
  11. George Kalebiala, Director, Telecom & IoT – Africa at IDC
  12. Liza (Richard) Tillman, Head of IT Operations at Sanlam
  13. Loritta Kudumba, Head of IT Governance & Risk, Barloworld Equipment
  14. Ricky Swanepoel, Chief Technologist at Eskom
  15. Kate Beretta, Senior Associate Tech/Telecom Law at Bowmans
  16. Pria Chetty, Regional Director at EndCode
  17. Ian Keller, Head: IT Security/Chief Information Officer at SBV
  18. Vimbai Carole Muzofa, Head: Interbank & RTGS (Africa Regions) at Standard Bank Group
  19. Oluwatobi Oyinlola, Lead Engineer Plants and Networks, Rensource Energy
  20. Eleanor Weaver, Commercial Director for the Middle East and Africa at Darktrace
  21. Sean Laval, Innovations and Customer Solutions Executive at Sqwidnet
  22. Ndukwe Anagha, Head of IT Stanbic IBTC Pension Mangers, Nigeria
  23. Paul Kanwkende, Head of IT Department: Governance and Operations at Right to Care
  24. Towela Nyirenda Jere, Principal Program Officer at Nepad
  25. Sunil Geness, President of the Information Technology Association
  26. Adrian Schofield, Program Consultant at IITPSA
  27. Silvia Bopape, Group IT Manager – Africa, Bobcock International Group – Africa EXCO Member
  28. Willem Fick, Chief Information Officer: Eskom Pension and Provident Fund
  29. Brian Andrew, Managing Director, RS Components South Africa
  30. Kyle Parker, CEO of MITAS, Pagemark Africa and DoO of Informed Decisions IoT

There are many other more confirmed speakers on the list. If you want to see the full candidates, visit and to register yourself visit


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