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William Mzimba
Chief Officer at Vodacom Business Africa


William Mzimba is the Chief Officer for Vodacom Business and a member of the Vodacom Group Executive Committee & the Board of Vodacom SA.

He has been tasked with driving digital transformation in targeted industries of markets.

William joined Vodacom Business from Accenture Africa where he was the Chief Executive and Chairman. In that role, William oversaw the growth and strategy of the company in Africa. He played a key role in positioning Accenture as the foremost innovative digital services firm, with 50% of its sales derived from digital related services – digital marketing and interactive, cloud, and industrial internet of things, analytics and security by the time he left. He built industrial scale delivery centres for technology, business process outsourcing, research and agile digital studio used for rapid prototyping and innovation showcase. He also served as their Financial Services Industry lead, taking responsibility for the banking and insurance business.

Prior to joining Accenture in 2000, William was Co-founder and Director of a technology consulting and IT training business. He also had leading positions at Digital Equipment Corporation, NSB as well as Sage Life. William is a passionate entrepreneur, innovator and disruptor. He is increasingly recognised as one of the continent’s pre-eminent business and thought leaders. One of his flagship platforms he created included the Accenture Innovation Index and Conference, which is renowned for cultivating thought leadership.

William’s qualifications include an MBA, BA (Honours) in Business Studies, Management Advancement Programme (MAP), and a Diploma in Datametrics.