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11-14 Nov 2024 | Cape Town
11-14 Nov 2024 | Cape Town

Africa Tech Festival

2024 Leadership Council

Africa Tech Festival is proudly supported by the continent's most influential business and tech thought leaders.

Learn more about our Leadership Council Members

The Leadership Council helps Africa Tech Festival better represent the many, diverse voices across African tech. It ensures the Festival continues to deliver cutting-edge content and vibrant networking experiences at the heart of the continent's digital growth.

Funke Opeke



Richard Cazalet

Exec: Strategy and Transformation

Telkom SA

Kuseni Dlamini


Aspen Pharma Group

Nollie Maoto

Chief Data and Analytics Officer – Merchant Services

FNB South Africa

Prasanna Kumar Burri

Group Chief Information Officer

Dangote Group

Razvan Ungureanu

Group CTO

Airtel Africa

Velma Corcoran

General Manager, Middle East Africa


Steven Pope

Vice President, Group Head Trade Facilitation - Go Trade

DHL Group

Simbah Mutasa

Managing Director

Bank of America

Faith Burn

Chief Information Officer

Eskom Holdings

Mary Mahuma

CIO, Southern Africa

Philip Morris

Exclusive Content

Get to know the 2023 Leadership Council members better with these exclusive interviews and content pieces.


Velma Corcoran

...on Africa's Tech Ecosystem & the Leadership Council.


Richard Cazalet

...on Africa Tech Festival's New Features, Advice & More.


Kuseni Dlamini

...on Africa Tech Festival, the Leadership Council & Africa's Tech Ecosystem.


Nollie Maoto

...on Africa Tech Festival's New Features, Advice to Newcomers & More.


Interview with Amadou Diallo


Interview with Richard Cazalet