All you ever wanted to know about IoT.
Join us as we host Mr Phathizwe Malinga, as we explore the Internet Of Things Ecosystem, the fireside chat will revolve around what’s going on, what is coming, business possibilities and lots of cool ideas.
Mr Malinga as acting CEO of SqwidNet oversees providing low-cost access to IoT solutions and operators in South Africa, creating opportunities for businesses small and large to come up with innovative solutions.
Malinga is responsible for building an IoT connectivity business in South Africa in partnership with International IoT giant SIGFOX. Before joining SqwidNet, he was the Head of Application Strategy at Life Healthcare Group, and he was in charge of the IT Application strategy and Software Development for the group. Malinga completed his Executive MBA from the Graduate School of Business.Read More
As the Acting CEO of SqwidNet, Phathizwe Malinga will now also be responsible for building an IoT connectivity business in South Africa in partnership with International IoT giant SIGFOX.
In addition to his new role, he will continue overlooking the development of the strategy and Connected Devices Solutions divisions for SqwidNet, a fully owned subsidiary of Dark Fibre Africa. The role of leading the SqwidNet comes naturally to Malinga as he has been in various leadership roles over the years.
He is no stranger to the role of a strategist, as he consulted with both Max Healthcare and Life Healthcare Group in his previous position with the organisation. He has been involved in the information technology and telecommunication industry for over two decades, having held senior management level positions. As a Chief Solutions Officer at SqwidNet Phathizwe Malinga; he is responsible for developing the strategy and connected devices solutions divisions for SqwidNet, a subsidiary of Dark Fibre Africa.
Before joining SqwidNet, Malinga was the Head of Application Strategy at Life Healthcare Group, and he was in charge of the IT Application strategy and Software Development for the group. Phathizwe completed his Executive MBA from the Graduate School of Business, Cape Town and he is also a Guest Lecturer with the university as well.
Acting Chief Executive Office - SqwidNet
Independent Director - Bizmod Consulting
Chief Solutions Officer - SqwidNet
Head of Application Strategy - Life Healthcare
Systems Development Manager - Life Healthcare
Project Manager - Dariel Solutions
Project Manager - Cohesion Project Management Solutions
Programmer - Telkom
Volunteer Experience: Mentor - Alezandra Esucation Committe
Education Graduate School of Business - University of Cape Town