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Portia Maluleke

Portia Maluleke is an experienced IT Executive, Speaker and Mentor. She is currently employed as the Group Executive for IT Governance at Telkom SA SOC Limited. She has 25 years’ experience in IT, with the past 10 years spent assuming IT Executive roles in financial, aviation and technology sectors respectively. Prior to that, she started off as a developer and moved on Enterprise Architecture and Project Management. She remained drawn to innovation and culture transformation. Over her tenure in IT, she has led complex IT transformation projects.

Portia is a founder of Aganang Community Development Initiative. Aganang focuses of career guidance particularly in STEM and technology awareness. She provides mentoring and coaching to professionals and SMEs and is registered with the National Mentorship Movement. She is also a career coach on LinkedIn professional network platform.

Portia is a professional speaker at leading business and technology events. As a speaker, she focuses on pragmatic view of leadership and technology adoption. Her talks involve making technology accessible through demystifying the technical aspects and driving inclusivity.

Portia Maluleke is an exceptional IT leader that has a passion for giving back. She is an advocate for equal rights and a voice that stands for equality, not only from a gender but age perspective.

Portia holds a master’s degree in Information Technology. She is internationally certified in Project Management and IT Governance. She is currently a PhD(IT) Candidate at the University of Pretoria. She is a professional member of the Project Management Institute, Association for Information Systems and Institute of Directors South Africa.