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Registration: 17h45 - 18h00
Forum Start Time: 18h00
Length: 1 hour 30 minutes
Cocktails will be served after the event
The South African telecommunications industry is being transformed through the emergence of smaller and nimbler disruptors. Join Niel Schoeman, CEO of Vumatel, for a discussion on how Vumatel sparked a telco revolution by bringing fibre to homes in South Africa. Hear how Vumatel uses its size and agility to its advantage to take on the incumbents and why these small and brave initiatives by entrepreneurs will solve the big questions in South Africa and Africa.
Niel Schoeman is a serial entrepreneur, investor and disrupter. He is founder and CEO of Vumatel the new telecoms start-up that brings fibre to homes in South Africa. Niel is also co-founder and Chairman of The Birchman Group, an international technology consulting firm based in London, co-founder of Conduct Telecoms which was recently sold to Dark Fibre Africa and various other interests in technology related ventures. He hold an Industrial Engineering degree from the University of Stellenbosch.
Schoeman is still only 44 and a serial entrepreneur who has been crowned 2015's winner of the IITPSA President's IT Personality of the Year award.