Tech Demo Africa, June 3, 2014

DRThe Premier Enterprise Demo conference for IT professionals and executives on the continent.

Tech Demo Africa 2014 will attract a truly international gathering of key industry influencers. 
This inspiring event will feature cutting-edge demos, engaging keynotes, lively panel discussions and noted local and international speakers, along with an amazing technology exhibition area.

With over 200 attendees, exhibitors and journalists, Tech Demo Africa offers world-class networking opportunities. Tech Demo Africa is the place to conduct technology business.


David Visser, CIO, Coca-Cola Southern Africa




David Visser is Chief Information Officer of Coca-Cola South Africa. David’s role is to integrate the EAG IT mission and objectives into the Southern African Business Unit (SABU) and the Bottler System in order to deliver value added and innovative solutions to The Coca-Cola System for the region, enabling business growth and new capabilities. In his previous role, David served as the Global Initiative Leader within the Global IT organisation, based in Atlanta. In this role, David managed the IT component of TCCC’s Marketing Expense Management system globally.



Cuan Kloppers, CIO, Samanncor Chrome Limited

Cuan Kloppers is a Registered Professional Natural Scientist (Pr. Sci.Nat) and geologist by profession. He is a Certified SAP Consultant and Certified Quality Systems Auditor. After working in a variety of specialist roles in the mining industry, such as Geophysics and Mineral Resource Management, Kloppers joined the business information and IT world. He was appointed to ISCOR Mining’s Business information SAP team as the Senior Business Analyst and Lead SAP Consultant.

Frans Monkwe, CIO, Agricultural Research Center

Frans Monkwe completed a in Information Systems and Management at Rhodes University, holds a Master of Business Administration from Bond University, and a Business Analysis Diploma from Faculty Training Institute. These are complemented by a variety of other short courses in the IT field. Monkwe joined ARC as CIO in late 2011, focussing on ICT, facilities and asset management, and security and logistics. Prior to this, Monkwe was CIO of the Road Accident Fund and worked at Pebble Bed Modular Reactor Company as the GM for Corporate Services.

Pieter Du Toit Oosthuizen, Vice President: IT Strategy and Portfolio, AngloGold Ashanti




An accomplished and diversified Executive Level Business, Information Technology, ERP Project, Programme Management Professional. Offering in excess of 18 years’ experience across a variety of challenging Operational, Senior Leadership & Global Management functions. A Transformational leader that possesses a forward-thinking mind-set to build strategic partnerships and focus on Stakeholder’s Value. Equally maintains a track record of growing company profitability, driving results and providing tangible management solutions to organisational challenges.



Thav Reddy, Head of Information Protection Office, Nedbank

Thav is an admitted attorney with 13 years’ post qualification experience. She spent two years at Spoor & Fisher an Intellectual Property firm, where she completed her IP exams in Design Law, Patent Law, Copyright Law and Trademark Law. She moved on to Business Connexion in 2003 as an IT legal advisor. Thav was appointed as the Head of the Information Office of Nedbank in 2010, and is responsible for the implementation of privacy legislation and the Promotion of Access to Information Act. She is also a qualified UK Data Protection Officer from the Information Systems Examination Board.

Frank Rizzo, Technology Sector Lead for KPMG in Africa.

Frank is a partner at KPMG and has been with KPMG for the past 23 years. He is currently the firm's Africa lead for Data and Analytics and the technology sector leader for KPMG in Africa.Frank represents the KPMG Africa practise on the golobal data and analytics team. Frank's professional and educational qualifications include a Bachelor of commerce, Bachelor of Accounting, Chartered Accountant (SA), Certified Information Systems Auditor, Certified Information Security Manager and Certified In The Governance Of Enterprise IT.

Suren Naidoo, Director, CIO Consult




I am a business leader and innovator in the IT industry with more than 18 year’s experience of senior and executive management and enterprise consulting. At present I provide consulting services that offer technology leadership and executive assistance at an interim CIO, CTO, Business Relationship Executive or Technology Executive level. I am a dedicated, determined professional who prides himself in making the right decisions and delivering on what I promise. I am flexible in terms of engagement model and am happy to discuss how I can bring my experience and skills to assist your organisation from a technology perspective.






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