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Africa Tech Festival 2023 – The Home of AfricaCom & AfricaTech
Event dates: 13-16 Nov
Exhibition Opening Dates: 14 - 16 NovCape Town International Convention Centre, Cape Town

Miriam Altman
Professor of Practice 4IR at University of Johannesburg


Miriam is a thought leader, strategist and economist, with deep experience in economic policy research and also at the coal face of major transformation initiatives. Currently, she is the technical lead on the SA government’s National Infrastructure Plan 2050. At Altman Advisory, she supports governments and companies in their economic and commercial strategies. Miriam is a 4IR Professor of Practice at the University of Johannesburg.

She orchestrated the turnaround of Telkom (SOC) Ltd as its Chief of Strategy and was a strategic advisor to the CEO of one of India’s top EdTech software companies. Miriam was a member of the National Planning Commission (2010-2011) in the SA Presidency.

Her publications and blog can be found at