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Digital Transformation Congress announces first wave of speakers

May 24, 2018 • Digital Transformation, Events

Obama White House and State Department digital leader to speak at Digital Transformation Congress in Johannesburg

Obama White House and State Department digital leader to speak at Digital Transformation Congress in Johannesburg

The Digital Transformation Congress 2018 will host various IT and business executives on Thursday, 26 July at the Main Auditorium, Gallagher Convention Centre, Johannesburg. This event will showcase the leading developments in digital transformation with an array of high profile speakers.

Included in the event’s selection of speakers is ‘Obama White House digital leader’, Tom Cochran. With nearly 20 years of digital experience, Tom Cochran is a digital transformation consultant and executive keynote speaker (www.thomascochran.com), who spent over four years in the Obama administration as a presidential appointee and digital leader helping advance the President’s open government directive.

The first wave of 13 confirmed speakers for #DigitalTransformationCongress:

  • Tom Cochran, Obama White House and State Department digital leader
  • Andrew Atta Darfoor, Group CEO at Alexander Forbes
  • Palesa Sepanya, CIO, Petro SA
  • Sindisiwe Nhlapho Dlamini Moloi, CIO at Transnet
  • Sam Nkosi, CIO, Sasria SOC
  • Vera Nagtegaal, Executive Head of Hippo.co.za
  • Lisa Macleod, Head of Digital at Tiso Blackstar
  • Dr. Kenny Moodley, Strategic Head: Digital & Social Media at Eskom Holdings SOC
  • Lizelle Vaughan, Director: Digital Strategy at Liberty Group
  • Lazaros Karapanagiotidis, Head of Digital Innovation at Makro
  • Birgitta Cederstrom, Global Commercial Director, Frost & Sullivan
  • Nneka Keshi, Director of Digital Marketing, Africa at Loreal
  • Abe Wakama, CEO, IT News Africa

Key Topics to be discussed

• Digital Transformation: A marriage between public and private sector

• Developing a digital transformation road-map

• Business Transformation: Re-thinking business – IT alignment

• Digital transformation: From customer-aware to customer-led

• Re-aligning your business model to more effectively engage digital customers

• National Transformation: Initiating high-impact digital initiatives

• Turning Innovation into Growth: Creating future digital service models

• The future of digital experiences

For more information about this conference visit: www.digitaltransformationcongress.com
[t]+27 11 026 0981 [e] events@itnewsafrica.com

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