Confirmed speakers for Connected Africa 2015


Mr David Alema-Mensah, PS Core/MPLS Manager, Vodafone Ghana

Mr David Alema-Mensah at Connected Africa 2015

Ms Shobena Appalraju, Sales Director – Africa, Avanti Communications

Mr Eugene Avenant, Chief engineer, SANSA Space Operations, C S I R

Patel Barwabatsile, ICT Manager, Botswana Innovation Hub

Mr Loren Braithwaite-Kabosha, CEO, South African Communications Forum (SACF)

Antony Chigaazira, Executive Secretary, Communications Regulators Association of Southern Africa (CRASA)

Jason Chua, Head of Retail & Consumer Experience - Project Ara, Google

Mitchell Burnside Clapp, Program Manager, D.A.R.P.A.

Ms Virginia Cortes, Head of Interconnection & Agreements Development, Telefonica International Wholesale Services

Mr Geoff Daniell, GVF Correspondent for sub-Saharan Africa Telecoms Specialist, Global Vsat Forum

Mr Geoff Daniell at Connected Africa 2015

Yannick Decaux, Country Manager for South Africa, and Sales Director for Sub-Saharan Africa, Orange Business Services

Samervin Dichoso, Senior Product Manager of International Data Services, Globe

Mr Sven Dirschauer, Director EMEA, Twilio Inc

Mr Sven Dirschauer at Connected Africa 2015

Mr Aldred Dreyer, CTO, Nbc

Leo Ferreira, President, Bluewave Communications - Europe Ltd

Jean Philippe Gillet, Vice President, Intelsat

Ellie Hagopian, Chairman, Wapa

Mr Daryl Bruce Haw, Senior Sales Engineer, SES

Mr Sunil Joshi, Chief Executive Officer and Managing Director, Neotel

Mr Themba Khumalo, Director: ICT Sector, Department Of Trade And Industry

Mr Themba Khumalo at Connected Africa 2015

Mr Ramanou Kouferidji, Director General, Imanle Africa Television

Mr Ramanou Kouferidji at Connected Africa 2015

Mr Thabo Makenete, Manager: Broadcasting, Universal Service And Access Agengcy Of South Africa

Mr Dimitri Martinis, Chief Executive Officer, MCM Digital Media

Mr Dimitri Martinis at Connected Africa 2015

Dr Sias Mostert, CEO, Space Commercial Services Holdings (Pty) Ltd

Mr Hlaudi Motsoeneng, Chief Operating Officer, South African Broadcasting Corp

Mr Hlaudi Motsoeneng at Connected Africa 2015

Maxwell Nonge, Managing Director, Platco Digital

Mr Daniel Ntunja, Manager Satellite Contribution, Supersport

Mr Daniel Ntunja at Connected Africa 2015

Mr Eric MK Osiakwan, Director, West Africa Backhaul Company

Malcolm Ramsay, Managing Editor, Pixellife

Mr Ibrahima Guimba Saidou, Senior Vice President - Commercial Africa, S E S

Mr Mamdouh Sakr, Change and Configuration Manager, Telecom Egypt

Mr Mamdouh Sakr at Connected Africa 2015

Mr Ryan Sher, Chief Operations Officer, WIOCC

Richard Soley, Executive Director, Industrial Internet Consortium

Janos Sztipanovits, Director: Institute for Software Integrated Systems, Vanderbilt University

Wilgon Berthold TSIBO, Group CTO, Azur Telecom Group


Co-located with Connected Africa 2015:

  • Satcom Africa 2015
  • Metro Networks 2015

    Satellite, comms and connectivity for all enterprises, ISP’s, telcos and partners

  • Broadband 2015

    Satellite, comms and connectivity for all enterprises, ISP’s, telcos and partners

  • Carriers World Africa 2015

    Enterprises, ISP'S telcos and partners are under huge pressure to capitalise on the vast opportunities in the African market. Connected Africa is the leading marketplace and ideas exchange for African enterprises, ISP’S telcos and government.

  • Rural Telecoms Africa 2015

    Satellite, comms and connectivity for all enterprises, ISP’s, telcos and partners