Redefine the way you do business with Africa’s leading Edge Service Provider
inq. Edge Conference is a showcase of the latest Edge Computing technologies that help our clients address their complex business challenges.
In our drive to re-define the way Africa delivers digital services we are bringing you the first ever inq. Edge Conference that will zero on how we bring you world class solutions through the edge. Join us as we showcase inq. Edge and how it will impact Africa. Fabric, Edge AI and IoT, Edge uCPE, SDN/NFV for Cloud Edge, Edge Baremetal, Secure Access Service Edge and Elastic Edge.
Date: To be confirmed
Time: To be confirmed
Edge AI & IoT, Edge uCPE, Cloud Edge, Edge Baremetal, SASE, Elastic Edge, and Fabric.
KEY NOTE SPEAKER
Andile Ngcaba is the Executive Chairman for inq. with a focus on providing top-level leadership to the inq. group executives. He is also the controlling shareholder and non-executive Chairman of Convergence Partners. He has participated on ICT decision-making forums and has influenced the formation of various African forums and organisations responsible for shaping the ICT sector at National, Continental and Global levels through his activities on various bodies including the ITU, ICANN and the African Union. In his international organisational activities, Andile served on the Board and High-level Panel (serving as the business sector chair) responsible for the outcomes of the Netmundial multi-stakeholder conference on Internet governance, hosted by the Brazilian government in April 2014. He also serves on the council of The National Advisory Council on Innovation (NACI). The Nelson Mandela Metropolitan University appointed him as an Adjunct Professor of the University, affiliated to the faculty of science.
As the Group Chief Technology Officer of inq. Pramod is responsible for outlining inq.’s technological vision, implementing technology strategies, and ensuring that the technological resources are aligned with our business needs in all our regions. Pramod has over 10 years experience in the field of Cloud, Artificial Intelligence, DevOps and Software Defined Networks. His experience spans pre-sales, product management, architecture, marketing and operations in the field of DevOps, Cloud and Software Defined Networking Technologies. He previously worked as a CTO for Criterion Networks, a SDN startup based out of Silicon Valley and prior to that was working as Lead for SDN in Reliance Jio . Pramod specializes in building innovative, disruptive solutions and products and taking them to market. Pramod as a Masters degree in Telecommunications Engineering from Indian Institute of Technology and a Bachelor of Technology (B.Tech.) in Electrical, Electronics and Communications Engineering from Dr MGR Educational and Research Institute.
Dr Christian Wirtz
As the Group Chief Executive Officer of inq., Christian is responsible for accelerating the transformation and growth of the inq. business throughout Africa. Christian brings a wealth of experience stemming from over 20 years in Telecoms and Enterprise Business in both Europe and Africa. These companies include MTN, Vodacom South Africa, Vodafone Germany, and the Vodafone Group organisation. Christian also spent 7 years with McKinsey & Company in Germany. During his time in the Enterprise Business Unit at MTN, Christian played an instrumental role in turning around a “revenue decline” business into a double digit growth business. Christian holds a PhD in Economics.