IT News Africa delivers successful IT Leadership Workshop

Eileen Wilton CEO at Gijima
Eileen Wilton, CEO Gijima, lecturing at the IT News Africa: Principles of IT Leadership Seminar. (Image Credit: Darryl Linington)

Industry leaders facilitated discussions at IT News Africa‘s Principles of IT Leadership Seminar, which was held on 17 & 18 March 2015 at the Gordon Institute of Business Science.

These highly influential leaders included: Pieter Du Toit Oosthuizen, who is the Vice President for IT Strategy and Portfolio at AngloGold Ashanti. Eileen Wilton, CEO at Gijima as well as Professor Jan Kruger and Professor Otto Jansen van Vuuren.

Also in attendance at the leadership seminar was: Sachin Surajbali, Head of IT Security Services at Liberty Life; Sandy Morris Head of Regional Services for Afrox; Mish-Al Anver IT Director at Marsh; and Lehuka Maseng CIO for FNB Botswana.

The Principles of IT Leadership Seminar covered crucial topics, which included:

– Key traits of a successful IT manager
– IT Assessment
– Developing an IT strategy that gets exco’s buy-in
– IT Staff Motivation & Development
– Learn to develop and implement simple IT policies that work
– Building a formidable team
– IT Budgeting
– Technology Cost Saving Strategies

Selling to the CIO set for 6 & 7 May 2015

The next IT News Africa Seminar titled “Selling to the CIO”, will take place at the Gordon Institute of Business Science on 6 & 7 May 2015. To register click here.

IT News Africa ( is a leading provider of African technology news, dedicated to providing information on the latest trends in the industry.

IT News Africa’s events division provides interactive forums for sharing of new ideas and business solutions for technology professionals and major organisations in Africa. Founded in 2007, our mission has always been to deliver the highest possible quality of news, features, and events to the IT industry. We look forward to welcoming you to our next event “Selling to the CIO“.

The Image gallery from the event can be found below:

Photography by: Darryl Linington