SPEAKERS, JUDGES & MENTORS AT
AI IN AFRICA 2019 FINALS

SPEAKERS

Mr Kgalema Motlanthe

Former President of The Republic of South Africa.

Mrs. Gugu Motlanthe

Trustee of the Kgalema Motlanthe Foundation.

Pinky Kekana

Deputy Minister

Buti Manamela

Deputy Minister for Higher Education and Training.

Maria Day

Director at Greenside Design Center.

Prof Desmond Laubscher

CEO at Greenside Design Center.

Chetan Gordhan

Cloud Solution Architect, Data & AI at Microsoft.

Theuns Holtshousen

Business Executive: African Markets Adapt IT

Asif Valley

National Technology Officer at Microsoft.

Kim August

Emotive Transformer, Brand Station.

Ruben Collin

Emotive Transformer,Brand Station.

Kim Hulett

CEO at Next Biosciences.

Suraya Hamdulay

Sustainability Consultant.

Anu Sing

Executive Business Intelligence at MTN Group.

ANUSHKA SOMA-PATEL

Head of Innovation & Culture at Old Mutual Limited.

Maurizio Santamicone

Data Strategist - Expert ML/AI at Ooredoo Qatar.

Melody Musoni

Legal Consultant at PPM Attorneys.

Justice Gumbochuma

Executive Director & Founder of Bridge2Africa.

JUDGES

Abu Cassim

Founder & CEO of Jozi Angels.

Verushca Hunter

Head of Technology within Enterprise Functions at Absa Bank

Theuns Holtshousen

Business Executive: African Markets Adapt IT

Prof Desmond Laubscher

CEO at Greenside Design Center.

ANUSHKA SOMA-PATEL

Head of Innovation & Culture at Old Mutual Limited.

Lee Chana

Co-founder at AI in Africa, Partner at Fliptin

JUDGES

Karima Shar

Independent Consultant

Yusuf Khan

Old Mutual

Fayyaadh Adams

Old Mutual

Nosizwe Mxobo

Old Mutual

Diveshan Padayachee

Old Mutual

Feroza Martin

Old Mutual

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