IDC CIO Summit Speakers

Meet our confirmed speakers – experts in the field, respected practitioners, and leaders from the industry.

Mark Walker

Associate Vice President, Sub-Saharan Africa, IDC

Honorable Minister Deepak Balgobin

Minister of Information Technology, Communication and Innovation, Mauritius

Meredith Whalen

Chief Research Officer, IDC

Ian Jansen van Rensburg

Chief Technologist and SE Director, VMware

Anna Collard

Evangelist & Senior Vice President of Content Strategy, KnowBe4 Africa

Bradley Smith

Market Development Manager, Sub-Saharan Africa, Citrix

Mariana Pereira

Director of Email Security Products, Darktrace

Ronnie Kaftal

Metallic Sales Engineering Director, Commvault

Dev Hurkoo

Managing Director – Technology, Rogers Capital

Russ Lowenthal

Senior Director of Product Management for Database Security, Oracle

Jonathan Tullett

Senior Research Manager, IT Services

Thabiso Hlatshwayo

Solution Consulting Manager, OpenText Africa

Charlie Luis

Research Manager, Security & Software

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