Big Tech brands throw their weight behind IOTFA

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IOT Forum Africa 2017 will be held in Johannesburg, South Africa.
IOT Forum Africa 2017 will be held in Johannesburg, South Africa.

Leading technology providers have partnered with Internet of Things Forum Africa 2017 (#IOTFA), set for the 29th and 30th of March this year at Gallagher Convention Centre in Johannesburg.

The event will bring together industry experts who have implemented revenue creating IoT solutions and a captive audience from diverse industries.

IOTFA will host IT executives, developers and makers, OEM’s, policy makers, operators and technology providers, to discuss top level content and solution based case studies within the Manufacturing, Transport, Health, Logistics, Government, Energy, Insurance, Utilities, Retail and Automotive industries.

The exhibitors list consists of Africa’s leading telecommunications companies, Energy management and automation solutions leaders and digital technology providers to list a few. Exhibitors at this highly anticipated two day event will include wireless solutions companies, innovations intelligence companies and mobile development companies.

Exhibitors and sponsors include: Sqwidnet, BCX, MTN Business, Schneider Electric, Comsol, and Software AG. For the full list of exhibitors, sponsors and partners please visit:

Confirmed speakers for IOTFA include:

  • Prof Hlengiwe Mkhize, Deputy Minister, Dept. of Telecom and Postal Services
  • Justin Gregory, CIO at FNB Fiduciary
  • Prasanna Kumar Burri, Group Head of IT at Dangote Industries Nigeria
  • Jamie Whittaker, Chief Digital Officer at Discovery Limited
  • Prof Ndubuisi Ekekwe, TED Fellow, Founder, CEO at Zenvus Nigeria
  • Brett StClair, Head of Digital Products Barclays Africa Group
  • Chandima Miyanadeniya, CIO at Aon South Africa
  • Michael Mbuthia, CIO at Kenya Bankers Association
  • Raoul Blingnaut, Technology head at Citi Bank

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Staff Writer