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Africa's Premier Event for the Data Analytics Community

Harness the Power of Data Analytics to Evolve into an Insight Driven Enterprise

Robot Rules by Rob McCargow

Rob McCargow - CDAO Africa 2019 Speaker

Now in its 5th year, CDAO Africa has become Africa's leading and most respected event for the data analytics community. The event brings together the most influential practitioners in this space and its where new ideas are created and shared

CDAO Africa is designed to meet the information needs of senior data analytics professionals who are tasked with developing the capability within their organisations. 

2020 has got you covered with our most comprehensive event yet! Our themed tracks will cover Data Management, Strategy & Operations, Advanced Analytics and Data Engineering & Architecture.

Plus! 4 pre-conference focus days:

  1. Future Data Governance Masterclass
  2. Data Privacy & Protection
  3. Future Data Science
  4. Data Visualisation & Storytelling

70+ Speakers

250 Attendees

5 Themed Tracks


Expert Speakers

Dr Pieter van der Walt

Data Integrity Manager, Discovery

Jacky Mampana

Head: Data, Analytics & Insights, Hollard Insurance

Anwar Mirza

Global Head of Data Governance, TNT (Netherlands)

Mathabo Thaele

Principal Specialist: Master Data & Data Quality Management, Sasol

Jabu Mchunu

Senior Master Data Manager, Eskom

Niren Mungar Ram

Head of Analytics Enablement - CIB, absa

Vukosi Sambo

Chief Data Officer, Kaelo

Mark Nasila

Chief Analytics Officer: Chief Risk Office, FNB

Zjaen Coetzee

Head of Data Insights Management, Telkom

Paul dos Santos

Head of Data Science: Vitality, Discovery

Naresh Ramatar

Executive Head: Personal & Business Banking, Standard Bank

Shane Naidoo

Head: Data Science, Innovation & Robotic Process Auditing, Standard Bank

Louise de Beer

Head of Business Intelligence, Harambee Youth Employment Accelerator

Ahmad Eissa

Chief Data Officer, AXA (Egypt)

Saijil Singh

Manager: Data Analytics & Reporting, Anova Health Institute

Cornelius Mynhardt

Head of Analytics, talentCRU

Rennie Naidoo

Associate Professor: Department of Informatics, University of Pretoria

Mpumelelo Mbatha

Data & Insights Scientist, Anglo American

Michael Wedgwood

Head of Data & Analytics, Telesure Investment Holdings

Maciej Kaliszka

Chief Data Officer, absa CIB

Kgopotso Matuwe

Head of Analytics, Exxaro

Simon Marland

Chief Data Commercialisation Officer, Nedbank

Mergan Valeyudan

Head of Artificial Intelligence, Multichoice Group

Dineo Tsatsimpe

Senior Specialist: Data Architecture, MTN

Refilwe Molatlhegi

Data Analytics Specialist, South African Tourism

Nollie Maoto

Executive Head: Business Intelligence, Analytics Planning & Monitoring, FNB

Jeanine Norden

Group Head of Data Management & Chief Information Officer, Momentum Metropolitan

Shreya Goswami

Chief Data Officer, absa

Guy Taylor

Head of Data & Data Driven Intelligence, Nedbank

Jaqueline Calitz

Data Scientist, WesBank

Annie Symington

Owner, Data-Viz Consulting

Mark Goodman

Chief Data Officer, PSG

Michiel van Staden

Analytics Lead: Everyday Banking Growth, absa

Mthandeni Mathabela

Lead Manager: Information & Analytics, Unilever

Jannie van der Walt

Head of Capital Origination & Analytics, Transaction Capital Risk Services

Theunis Jansen van Rensburg

Head of Credit, 4G Capital

Moloko Komane

Group Executive Head: Business Advisory (Africa), Multichoice

Dr Ehsan Warriach

Director of Data Science, Vezeeta (Egypt)

Kuldeep Dudeja

Head of IS / Business Solutions & Insights: Africa - Hygiene & Home, RB

Chene Maartens Edcon

Chene Maartens

Executive: IT GRC, Edcon

Itumuleng Monale

Itumeleng Monale

Head of Enterprise Information & PBB Data Office, Standard Bank

Francois van Heerden

Francois van Heerden

Chief Data Officer, Silvertree Internet Holdings

Tinus Visagie

Tinus Visagie

Head of Data Integration – Regional Operations, Absa


Nanda Padayachee

Group IT Head: Data Services, Standard Bank (South Africa)

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