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Kholeka Tsotsotso

Kholeka Tsotsotso is an esteemed corporate professional who has 25 years of solid experience in technology strategy development and execution, business development as well as technology and business operations. She is an alumnus of Insead, De Montfort University, Gordon Business School and is a standing PhD candidate at the Da Vinci Institute.

Kholeka has served in board positions within a number of organisations in Sub Saharan Africa. She is a Non- Executive Director of Hitachi Vantara South Africa. Her previous board and executive committee positions include Phumani Paper, Astute: The Financial Services Exchange and VitalityLife Limited (UK).

Kholeka is a standing member of the Business Women’s Association of South Africa (BWSA), Information Systems Audit and Control Association (ISACA) as well as the Institute of Directors in Southern Africa. Her values of integrity, excellence and continuous improvement have made a notable impact in multinational organisations across industry sectors.

To date, she has served in Financial Services, Telecommunications, Oil & Energy and Manufacturing and Education sectors. An avid advocate for the upliftment and empowerment of young people, Kholeka has a keen focus on issues which pertain to the access to STEM education for young girls and women in South Africa.

She is an active sponsor of the Future Skills Programme, which is a Career Development programme that identifies, informs, matches and manages high potential young people from low income areas in line with the unique needs of corporate clients, government departments and state owned entities. Kholeka is the current Chief Information Officer of the Development Bank of Southern Africa (DBSA).