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8 - 12 November 2021
Virtual Event

Jan Vermeulen
Editor At Large at MyBroadband

Profile

Jan Vermeulen is an investigative technology journalist and MyBroadband's Editor-at-large.

After receiving a Computer Engineering degree at the University of Pretoria he worked at SAAB's Civil Security division as an engineer and developer. He then moved to MyBroadband to pursue a career that combined his interest in technology and his love of explaining complex topics in everyday language. He covers a wide range of news from smartphones and other gadgets, to telecommunications and information security.

His work as an investigative journalist uncovered the large-scale theft of valuable African Internet address space by an AFRINIC insider. AFRINIC has reclaimed a portion of the stolen resources and ultimately fired the insider, but much remains unresolved and the investigation continues.

Agenda Sessions

  • Chair's Opening Remarks

    09:00
  • Panel: Africa’s Digital Decade: exploring the big trends for the next 10 years

    09:25