Speaker Bio

Brian Armstrong is an industry veteran and thought leader on technology and digitalisation. He has over 30 years business experience, most recently as the Chief Commercial Officer and Chief Operating Officer of Telkom, where he is widely credited with having turned around Telkom Bussiness and being a key part of the Telkom group turnaround team. Before that he established BT Global Services in the Middle East and Africa.

He has a PhD in Electronic Engineering from University College London and has recently accepted an offer from Wits Business School to take on the role of Adjunct Professor in the Chair of Digital Business.

Business Scientist, Businessman, Speaker
Brian Armstrong is South Africa’s pre-eminent thought leader on Digitalisation and Business Strategy. He is the Professor of Digital Business at the Wits Business School, built on a recent foundation of 30 years of top-level management experience running and transforming large tech companies in South Africa and abroad. He is sought after as a Board member and advisor and consultant on digital transformation and brings a unique depth of insight and practical experience to this often hyped and confused field.

Brian Armstrong is known as one of the industry’s most engaging speakers and consistently gets in excess of 80% “9 & 10” scores for his presentations and workshops. His talks are simultaneously engaging, actionable and challenging, and provide a clear clarion call as businesses embark on their exciting, but sometimes daunting, journeys into the digital future.

Country of Residence:

South Africa

Countries Worked In:

Business, Society and Technology: A heady cocktail of disruption
Digitalisation in South Africa / Africa: Opportunities and Challenges
Digitalisation: strategy, opportunities and dilemmas
The dark side of Digital – critical issues that Business Leaders should be thinking about now

Fee Currency

South Africa ZAR

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