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Event Details

The Africa CIO100 Symposium speaks directly to the reality of evolving IT organizations and where CIOs concentrate resources to take advantage of future opportunities. The CIO 100 Awards ceremony that marks the climax of the Symposium as it showcases winners of the CIO 100 Awards, which honour a range of projects solving some of the toughest business problems. This is a signature event that your organization has an opportunity to position its brand, technology as well as services to more than 300 influential tech and business leaders.


The CIO100 Awards is an acknowledged mark of enterprise IT excellence. It's a celebration of 100 organizations (and the people within them) that are using information technology in innovative ways to deliver business value. This year's awards gala will be held at the Sarova Whitesands Resort and Spa

Agenda

  • November 18, 2021

  • November 19, 2021

November 18, 2021

Main Schedule

9:00 AM
WELCOME REMARKS
Harry Hare (Chairman & Publisher at CIO Africa)
9:10 AM - 9:25 AM
Keynote 1: Leadership: Creating and Sustaining a Culture of Excellence in Uncertain Times
9:25 AM - 9:40 AM
Keynote 2: Reimagine a new era of business
Lee Syse (Senior Cloud Solutions Architect – Cloud Providers at Sub-Saharan Africa, VMware)
9:40 AM - 10:00 AM
Keynote 3: The Future of Distributed Cloud and Your Business
10:00 AM - 10:15 AM
Official Opening
HE Hassan Joho (Governor at Mombasa County)
10:15 AM - 10:45 AM
Panel Discussion: Driving growth and efficiency through data & analytics
Mudiaga Stanley Eboh (Head of IT at Outcess, Nigeria)
Oladimeji Kazeem (Data Intelligence Analyst at Tim and Trendy, Nigeria)
Carol Odero (Editor - in - Chief at Cioafrica)
Francis Kamuyu (IT Manager at Multichoice, Kenya)
Anita Chege (Head, Digital & Technology & Delivery, at HF Group)
10:45 AM - 11:00 AM
Creating secure, transparent digital infrastructures
Juan A. Rodriguez (EMEA Sales Director - Digital Identity of Entrust)
11:00 AM - 11:15 AM
Choosing the RIGHT Cloud for your digital transformation journey
11:15 AM - 11:45 AM
Panel Discussion: Cultivating the tech talent of tomorrow
Ali Hussein (Founder of Kipochi)
Aunally Maloo (CEO of Computer Learning Centre, Kenya)
Jack Ngare (Managing Director of Africa Development Centre, Microsoft)
11:45 AM - 12:00 PM
Addressing The Human Element In Your Tech Agenda
Kelly Bently (Chief Rebel at The Rebel Element)
12:00 PM - 12:15 PM
Building an Edge Computing Strategy
12:15 PM - 12:45 PM
Panel Discussion: How can organisations Accelerating Time to Value (TtV) for Digital Transformation initiatives?
Doug Hunter (Head of Customer and Ecosystem Enablement at SYSPRO Africa)
George Mensah (Group CIO at Fidelity Bank, Ghana)
Sam Nkosi (CIO at Sasria SOC Ltd, South Africa)
12:45 PM - 1:45 PM
LUNCH
1:45 PM - 3:00 PM
Case Studies (This is divided into two : Financial Services & Manufacturing
Felix Munyoki (Project Manager at Standard Chartered Bank, Kenya)
Tom Mboya (Head of IT at Unga Holdings Limited)
Kenneth Ogwang (Head of Digital and Technology, Eastern and Southern Africa at EABL)
3:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Excursion: iColo Datacentre Visit
8:00 PM - 9:00 PM
FIRESIDE CHAT AT THE BEACH : Kahawa Thungu: Talent Wars – Is BigTech Reaping Where They Did Not Sow?
Ali Hussein (Founder of Kipochi)
George Njuguna (CIO at Safaricom)
Phares Kariuki (Co-Founder of Pure Infrastructure Ltd)
Kamal Bhudhabati (Group CEO of Craft Silicon Limited.)
Ahmed Salim (Managing Partner at Disruptive Media Ltd)

CASE STUDIES (ROOM 1)

1:50 PM - 2:10 PM
Cheques Collection Using Automated Banking Machines : Financial Services
Felix Munyoki (Project Manager at Standard Chartered Bank, Kenya)
2:10 PM - 2:30 PM
Artificial Intelligence to Improve Customer Experience : Financial Services
2:30 PM - 2:35 PM
Sidian Credible : Financial Services

CASE STUDIES (ROOM 2)

1:50 PM - 2:10 PM
Central Master Data Governance & Standardization Application : Manufacturing
Ramakrishna Potluri (Head of IT and Business Applications at Dangote Projects)
2:10 PM - 2:30 PM
Material Control Automation : Manufacturing
Tom Mboya (Head of IT at Unga Holdings Limited)
2:30 PM - 3:00 PM
E.D.G.E - Every Day Great Execution : Manufacturing
Kenneth Ogwang (Head of Digital and Technology, Eastern and Southern Africa at EABL)

What To Expect

We're gathering the most innovative minds in IT from across all industries. Our blockbuster lineup of Leaders (and award recipients) will inform and inspire you with powerful stories of how they confronted challenges—and what opportunities they see on the horizon.


Gain access to first-hand insights from the industry's biggest names on what progress has been made and what opportunities lie ahead



Businesses and consumers are ready to adopt new technology, but we cannot succeed alone. Join leaders from across the tech spectrum and reimagine the role of technology in our world



A unique meeting of cross-industry, cross-discipline tech leaders deep-diving into the new potential of technology. From information security to quantum computing, we're sharing the newest use cases live



As we all know, the tech ecosystem is incredibly interdependent and partnerships are essential. Join us for 2+ days of bespoke 1-2-1 networking through our matchmaking and meetings services for total interaction



Our editorial colleagues are keen to drive debate and will lead live fireside chats onstage with the biggest names in tech. Prepare for household names to take to the stage with direction-setting insights and industry-leading analysis



Our bespoke agendas are crafted by industry, for the industry with carefully selected themes and discussions to provide a conclusive guide to your tech strategy

Speakers

HE Hassan Joho (Governor at Mombasa County)

HE Hassan Joho

Governor at Mombasa County

Titi Fakuade (CIO at MTN Liberia)

Titi Fakuade

CIO at MTN Liberia

Wamburi James (Cloud Solution Architect at Microsoft Philanthropy)

Wamburi James

Cloud Solution Architect at Microsoft Philanthropy

Oladimeji Kazeem (Data Intelligence Analyst at Tim and Trendy, Nigeria)

Oladimeji Kazeem

Data Intelligence Analyst at Tim and Trendy, Nigeria

Doug Hunter (Head of Customer and Ecosystem Enablement at SYSPRO Africa)

Doug Hunter

Head of Customer and Ecosystem Enablement at SYSPRO Africa

Mudiaga Stanley Eboh (Head of IT at Outcess, Nigeria)

Mudiaga Stanley Eboh

Head of IT at Outcess, Nigeria

Sam Nkosi (CIO at Sasria SOC Ltd, South Africa)

Sam Nkosi

CIO at Sasria SOC Ltd, South Africa

Juan A. Rodriguez (EMEA Sales Director - Digital Identity of Entrust)

Juan A. Rodriguez

EMEA Sales Director - Digital Identity of Entrust

Kelly Bently (Chief Rebel at The Rebel Element)

Kelly Bently

Chief Rebel at The Rebel Element

Kamal Bhudhabati (Group CEO of Craft Silicon Limited.)

Kamal Bhudhabati

Group CEO of Craft Silicon Limited.

Vincent Camadro (Managing Director of Paix Data Centre, Kenya)

Vincent Camadro

Managing Director of Paix Data Centre, Kenya

Imran Chaudhrey (Country Manager East Africa at Fortinet)

Imran Chaudhrey

Country Manager East Africa at Fortinet

Anita Chege (Head, Digital & Technology & Delivery, at HF Group)

Anita Chege

Head, Digital & Technology & Delivery, at HF Group

Laura Chite (CCO at Stepwise)

Laura Chite

CCO at Stepwise

Harry Hare (Chairman & Publisher at CIO Africa)

Harry Hare

Chairman & Publisher at CIO Africa

Ali Hussein (Founder of Kipochi)

Ali Hussein

Founder of Kipochi

Segun Ijifisayo (CIO at Biosmart Technology, Nigeria)

Segun Ijifisayo

CIO at Biosmart Technology, Nigeria

Phares Kariuki (Co-Founder of Pure Infrastructure Ltd)

Phares Kariuki

Co-Founder of Pure Infrastructure Ltd

Vellah Kigwiru, (Doctoral Research Fellow at Technical University of Munich)

Vellah Kigwiru,

Doctoral Research Fellow at Technical University of Munich

Rosemary Kimwatu (Public Policy Manager at Safaricom PLC)

Rosemary Kimwatu

Public Policy Manager at Safaricom PLC

Rob Lyttle (Independent Consultant)

Rob Lyttle

Independent Consultant

Aunally Maloo (CEO of Computer Learning Centre, Kenya)

Aunally Maloo

CEO of Computer Learning Centre, Kenya

Tom Mboya (Head of IT at Unga Holdings Limited)

Tom Mboya

Head of IT at Unga Holdings Limited

George Mensah (Group CIO at Fidelity Bank, Ghana)

George Mensah

Group CIO at Fidelity Bank, Ghana

Michael Michie (CIO at TripleOKLaw LLP)

Michael Michie

CIO at TripleOKLaw LLP

Anthony Muiyuro (Head of EY at EY)

Anthony Muiyuro

Head of EY at EY

Felix Munyoki (Project Manager at Standard Chartered Bank, Kenya)

Felix Munyoki

Project Manager at Standard Chartered Bank, Kenya

Agnes Muthoni (Director of Strategic Partnerships at Andela)

Agnes Muthoni

Director of Strategic Partnerships at Andela

Francis Mwangi (Founder of Kozi Tech)

Francis Mwangi

Founder of Kozi Tech

Lee Syse (Senior Cloud Solutions Architect – Cloud Providers at Sub-Saharan Africa, VMware)

Lee Syse

Senior Cloud Solutions Architect – Cloud Providers at Sub-Saharan Africa, VMware

Jack Ngare (Managing Director of Africa Development Centre, Microsoft)

Jack Ngare

Managing Director of Africa Development Centre, Microsoft

Aliza Thobani (Commercial Director of CIO Africa)

Aliza Thobani

Commercial Director of CIO Africa

George Njuguna (CIO at Safaricom)

George Njuguna

CIO at Safaricom

Daniel Obam (Chairman, Advisory Group, at Radiocommunication, ITU)

Daniel Obam

Chairman, Advisory Group, at Radiocommunication, ITU

Carol Odero (Editor - in - Chief at Cioafrica)

Carol Odero

Editor - in - Chief at Cioafrica

Kenneth Ogwang (Head of Digital and Technology, Eastern and Southern Africa at EABL)

Kenneth Ogwang

Head of Digital and Technology, Eastern and Southern Africa at EABL

Ramakrishna Potluri (Head of IT and Business Applications at Dangote Projects)

Ramakrishna Potluri

Head of IT and Business Applications at Dangote Projects

Opeyeni Praise (Head at Network Operations Center,Nigeria)

Opeyeni Praise

Head at Network Operations Center,Nigeria

Ahmed Salim (Managing Partner at Disruptive Media Ltd)

Ahmed Salim

Managing Partner at Disruptive Media Ltd

Rich Tanksley (Co-Founder of Hugo)

Rich Tanksley

Co-Founder of Hugo

John Walubengo (Senior Lecturer at Multimedia University)

John Walubengo

Senior Lecturer at Multimedia University

Francis Kamuyu (IT Manager at Multichoice, Kenya)

Francis Kamuyu

IT Manager at Multichoice, Kenya


Join Industry leaders in an immersive and interactive event experience. 


The CIO100 Symposium and Gala dinner Platform Access




  • Access to pre-event networking
  • Upskill through expert-led workshops and masterclasses
  • On-demand access to 40+ sessions 
  • Advanced Match networking
  • Discover opportunities and make business connections with leading companies.
  • Download insightful materials and exhibitor resources for future use.
  • Plan and manage your schedule all in one place.


  • Get answers to your biggest questions from our speakers through live Q&As
  • Access to workshops, Keynotes, Panell discussion across 2 days
  • Access to Speakers' Corner
  • Express Checkin
  • Exhibition floor access
  • Free event mobile app access to all Fast and efficient networking Features
  • On-Demand access to content for 30 days post-event
  • Gala dinner welcome reception Award winner announcement and dinner
  • Access remote and onsite attendees & speakers through the platform
  • Certifiable participation

Virtual Symposium End- User Ticket

This ticket is for end-users who would like to attend the virtual online symposium only. The virtual symposium is held on a site that allows you to engage, network and win prizes

Standard Price$30.-

Physical Symposium and Gala Dinner

This ticket is for end-users, the pass allows you to access the full physical Viewing room for the symposium and the Physical Awards Gala dinner both hosted at the Sarova White Sands Hotel

-This ticket does not include accommodation or transport

Standard Price$330.-

Gala Dinner Only

This ticket is for end-users only, this pass gives you access to the physical gala dinner hosted at the Sarova White Sands in Mombasa, Kenya.
- This pass does not include accommodation or transportation

Standard Price$150.-

End User Gala Table

This ticket is for the end-user organisations, This is a discounted ticket that allows you to take up a table of 8 at the physical gala dinner hosted in Mombasa, Kenya
-This pass does not include accommodation or transport

Standard Price$1,000

Vendor Pass

This ticket is for vendors, sellers, and resellers of technology both hardware and software
The pass will allow you to fully access the Symposium and Gala dinner.
-This pass does not include accommodation or transport

Standard Price$1,000

Sponsors and Partners

The Gala

The annual Africa CIO 100 awards, now in its 11th year, celebrates 100 organisations and the teams within them that are using technology in innovative ways to deliver business value, whether by creating competitive advantage, optimizing business processes, enabling growth or improving relationships with customers.

The Venue



The CIO100 Symposium and Awards will be hosted at the breathtaking Sarova Whitesands Beach Resort and Spa, located on Malindi Road, Bamburi Highway. It is both a luxury beach hotel as well as an adventure beach resort offering world-class facilities and activities to both corporate travellers and families.

Access the special CIO100 Awards delegate rate: 


Book Accommodation 

This year's honorees will exemplify what it means to deliver business value through the innovative use of technology. This elite group will be recognized at the annual CIO 100 Symposium & Awards Ceremony in November, in Mombasa, Kenya. at the Sarova Whitesands Beach Resort and Spa


Winners are chosen by a team of external judges (many of them former CIOs) on their use of leading-edge IT practices that produce measurable results.

For queries regarding the gala dinner contact us at events@cioafrica.co  


For information regarding the CIO100 Awards and Hernovation Awards contact cio100@cioafrica.co 



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