Edgar’s presentation will illustrate the opportunities inherent in adopting emergent technologies as IoT, Blockchain and data science, and provide insights into best practises to be considered in adopting these technologies.
About the Speaker
Edgar is currently CEO of Retro Rabbit Rest of Africa which is an offshoot of one South Africa’s leading Software companies which now has an incredible ambition to help drive digital transformation across all industries in Africa and across Europe. He previously held roles as Head of IoT and Emerging Business Africa for Ericsson and before that Head of Cloud and IP Services for Ericsson in Africa. He was also Program Director of Ericson’s first smart city strategic start in Rwanda in 2015. Edgar has also held various leadership, strategy, sales and technical positions in MTN and Ericsson in the UK, South Africa, Uganda, Rwanda and Zambia.
He has more than 18 years of professional experience mostly in the ICT sector but has spent the last 3 years working with emerging technologies and innovation roles across Africa trying to help leading companies navigate this new digital era.
Edgar holds a Masters of Science in Telecommunications Engineering from the University of Manchester with Distinction and Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering from Makerere University.
Edgar Kasenene has also been shortlisted for an award with Global Brands Magazine for this title “”Best Tech Leader, Johannesburg 2019″” for Global Brand Awards 2019 under the Leadership Awards category that take place on 30th of August at Emperor’s Palace