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Africa Tech Festival - the home of AfricaCom
Core Agenda & Exhibition: 8 - 10 Nov
Partner Programmes & Digital Content: 7 - 11 NovCTICC, Cape Town

Warren Hero
Chief Information and Digital Officer at Webber Wentzel


Chief Information and Digital Officer at Webber Wetzel - May 2018 to present. Warren Hero, appointed as Chief Technology Officer for Microsoft, believes in the importance of doing good while doing good business. And the core belief statement: We believe that working together changes lives! He was recently nominated by the Institute of Information Technology Professionals South Africa (IITPSA) as a finalist in the President’s awards as a Visionary CIO. Acknowledged as the Enterprise CxO at AFRICACOM 2019 and serves as Digital Transformation Advisor to His Excellency President of Botswana. He had a tenure as Chief Information and Operations Officer for Eduloan, a leading provider of study loans in South Africa; he has a keen understanding of the financial services industry. Warren was the first of two global Fellows with the International Council for Information Technology in Government Administration (ICA). The ICA, currently headquartered in Canada, is a non-profit international association that promotes and facilitates the informal exchange of ideas, knowledge and experiences in the management, organisational impact and use of information technology in central government administration. Warren chaired the SAP SA CRM User Group of the German multinational software corporation. In 2006 he was appointed Head of Electronic Governance at the Gauteng Provincial Government, on the back of his extensive knowledge of technology and how to apply it in administration. Warren has a BSc from the University of the Witwatersrand and is completing a dissertation for a Master’s degree in Technology and Innovation from the Da Vinci Institute in Modderfontein, Johannesburg. While still studying, his career started in 1992 when he worked at the SABC as a freelance presenter. After graduating, his early career path consisted of establishing and managing call centres for various companies, including MultiChoice, DSTV, International Healthcare Distributors and Van de Venter Meiring Attorneys.

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