Who will attend the next ITNewsAfrica Innovation Dinner?

Panel discussion at the last edition of the IT News Africa Innovation Dinner
IT News Africa (www.itnewsafrica.com) has once again secured top-flight speakers as well as confirmed the attendance of executives, academics, regulators and industry analysts for the next Innovation Dinner.

Sponsored by multinational ICT giants MTN Group and Hewlett-Packard, the bi-monthly Innovation Dinner series is the premier gathering for ICT Executives across all industries in Africa. Designed for Africa’s ICT professionals, entrepreneurs and senior business people, the event is a great opportunity for networking, acquiring information and strategic planning.
“I keep attending the dinners because I have a passion for new innovations, my need to network and of course the food is great, “says Emson Moyo, CTO, GIJIMA.

The dinner, themed Consumerization of IT – Rethinking your device strategies, will be taking place at the Hyatt Regency Hotel in Rosebank on 15 February 2012.

Confirmed speakers for the event include:

Stafford Masie– Former Google Country Manager, respected tech expert
Bennie Langenhoven – Managing Executive, Tellumat Communication Solutions
Emson Moyo – Chief Technology Officer of Gijima
Kevin Barnard – Senior Product Manager, BCS, Europe, Middle-East & Africa at HP
Frank Rizzo – KPMG partner and Head of ITA (Risk & Compliance) for Europe, Middle East and Africa.
Vino Govender – Senior Manager : Strategic Intelligence at MTN South Africa

IT News Africa CEO and Executive Editor, Abby Wakama, is pleased with the overwhelming support the Innovation Dinner has received from the ICT industry- “The Innovation Dinner series had modest beginnings, but the support and encouragement we have received from key players in the industry has made it a must-attend for ICT executives.”

Senior executives from the following companies have confirmed their attendance:

• Acctech Systems
• African Leadership Network
• Aricent
• Axiz
• Business Day/Financial Mail/Summit tv
• CNBC Africa
• Department Of Arts & Culture
• Dept Of Communications
• Dimension Data
• Ernst & Young
• Frog
• Gijima
• Gordon Institute of Business Science (GIBS)
• HP
• Huawei Tech
• Lafarge
• Microsoft
• MTN Group
• Mweb
• Nedbank Capital
• Neotel
• Public Investment Corporation
• Samsung SA
• Santam
• Seacom
• Standard Bank
• Standard Chartered Bank
• Starfish Mobile International Inc
• Telkom
• Tellumat Communications Solutions
• Tia Telecom
• Vodacom
• Vodacom Business
• World Of Governance
• XConnectsa

For further information please visit www.innovationdinner.co.za

For dinner sponsorship opportunities contact:

Admire Kabasa
+27 11 484 2240 (W)