HUAWEI AFRICA CONNECT

July 2-3, 2024
Sandton Convention Center, Johannesburg, South Africa

Invitation

Our society is entering the digital intelligent era. Digital and intelligent technologies, such as connectivity, cloud, and AI, have become not only fundamental to daily operations, but also key to capitalizing on opportunities and ensuring sustained growth. Huawei remains dedicated to enabling industries by seamlessly integrating these technologies with industry scenarios, and collaborating with our suppliers and partners to foster mutually beneficial ecosystems for sustainable social development. On behalf of Huawei Sub–Saharan Africa, we cordially invite you to HUAWEI AFRICA CONNECT 2024, which will be held from 2nd July to 3rd July 2024, at the Sandton Convention Centre in Johannesburg, South Africa. We are eager to engage with our customers and partners, and to share innovations and practices across industries, including public utilities, finance, energy, transportation, manufacturing, ISP, and SMB. We will also invite industry opinion leaders to open discussions, so that we may jointly explore the infinite possibilities of intelligent transformation. At this year HUAWEI AFRICA CONNECT 2024, you can: •Attend various keynotes, summits, and sessions that delve into what Africa’s leading players are doing to accelerate industrial intelligence. •Access over 2,500 m2 exhibition area and see for yourself how intelligent Innovations and applications are reshaping the different industries. •Connect with over 2,500 business leaders and thought leaders, exchange ideas with tech experts, learn latest products and various marketable scenario-based solutions. •Explore business opportunities with customers and partners, and find out how Huawei is helping more and more African enterprises get ahead on the regional and global stage. Register now for HUAWEI AFRICA CONNECT 2024! We look forward to seeing you there.

Agenda

The following agenda is based on local time zone in GMT+02:00

July 2nd

DAY 1

July 3rd

DAY 2

08:00–09:30

Arrival, Breakfast and Booth Visit

09:30–13:20

Keynote

PAVILION, 5F

  • 08:00–09:30
    Sign-in, Breakfast, Exhibition Hall Visit
  • 09:30–09:40
    Introduction and welcome

    MC

  • 09:40–09:50
    Welcome Speech

    David Wang

    Executive Director of the Board, Chairman of the ICT Infrastructure Managing Board, Huawei

  • 09:50–10:00
    Welcome Speech

    Hon. Panyaza Lesufi

    Premier, Gauteng Province South Africa

  • 10:00–10:10
    Welcome Speech

    Hover Gao

    President Huawei Sub-Saharan Africa Region

  • 10:10–10:30
    Accelerate Sub-Saharan Africa Intelligence, Create A Unique Road towards Intelligence

    Victor Guo

    President Huawei Sub-Saharan Africa Enterprise BG

  • 10:30–10:45
    Three Trends in Optical Business, Promoting the Industrial Intelligence

    Bob Chen

    President Optical Business Product Line, Huawei

  • 10:45–11:00
    Huawei Xinghe Intelligent Network, Accelerating Industrial Intelligence

    Leon Wang

    President Data Communication Product Line, Huawei

  • 11:00–11:15
    Redefining Data Storage in the Data Awakening Era

    Peter Zhou

    President Data Storage Product Line, Huawei

  • 11:15–11:30
    Leap to Cloud to Accelerate Industrial Intelligence

    Hu Yuhai

    Vice President Huawei Hybrid Cloud

  • 11:30–11:45
    Tea Break
  • 11:45–12:35
    Digitalization Enabling PRASA Sets Foot on a New Era

    Hishaam Emeran

    CEO PRASA Group

  • 11:45–12:35
    Digital Business Transition Implementation Approach for Utilities

    Faith Burn

    Chief Information Officer ESKOM

  • 11:45–12:35
    Navigate Change, Re-Shaping Absa Regional Operation (ARO) Cloud Together

    Muhammad Ali Bhikhan

    CIO Absa Regional Operations (ARO)

  • 11:45–12:35
    Huawei Digital Infrastructure Accelerating Uganda's digital transformation

    Richard Obita

    CTO National Information Technology Authority, Uganda

  • 11:45–12:35
    KONZA Cloud Innovate Digital Economy

    Lucas Omollo

    CTO Konza Technopolis Development Authority(KoTDA)

  • 12:35–12:50
    Joining Hands for a Shared Era

    Ernest Zhang

    President of Global Partner, Commercial & Distribution Enterprise Business

  • 12:50–13:30
    Stronger Together

    Cheryl-Jane Kujenga

    Chief Financial Officer and Chief Technology Officer (Acting)
    Business Connexion (Pty) Ltd

  • 12:50–13:30
    Huawei and Switchcom, a Winning Combination

    Alan Prior

    CEO Switchcom Distribution (Pty) Ltd

  • 12:50–13:30
    Go Together! Grow Together!

    Gilbert Herman

    CIO Softnet Technologies LTD, Tanzania

  • 12:50–13:30
    TD Africa cooperating with Huawei for future success

    Chioma Chimere

    Coordinating Managing Director/Executive Director TD Africa Distributions Limited, Nigeria

14:30–17:00

Public Utilities: Digital Transformation Accelerates Industry Development

The Ballroom 2, 2F

  • 14:30–14:40
    Welcome Speech

    Bill Wang

    Vice President of Huawei Enterprise Sales Dept Director of Industry ICT Solution Development Mgmt Dept Huawei

  • 14:40–15:10
    AI Accelerating Intelligent Public Services

    Hong-Eng KOH

    Huawei Global Chief Public Services Industry Scientist

  • 15:10–15:30
    Smart Government: Reengineering Government Services to lead the new wave of digital transformation

    Barack Zhang

    Vice president of International Business Division, Guotai Epoint Software Co., Ltd

  • 15:50–16:20
    Innovative Technologies, the Catalyst for Public Safety Transformation

    Augustine Chiew

    Huawei Global Senior Public Services Industry Expert

  • 16:20–16:40
    Enable A Smarter Government With Data Science

    Thomas Ma

    Director of Consulting of International Business Division, Beijing PERCENT Technology Group Co., Ltd

  • 16:40–17:00
    Education & Healthcare Excellence through Digitalization

    Hong-Eng KOH

    Huawei Global Chief Public Services Industry Scientist

  • 17:00–17:10
    National Cloud Solution Accelerates Digital Government

    Augustine Chiew

    Huawei Global Senior Public Services Industry Expert

  • 17:00–17:15
    National Cloud 2.0 Solution Launch Ceremony

    Augustine Chiew

    Huawei Global Senior Public Services Industry Expert

14:30–17:00

Smart Energy: Pave A Digital Way to Global Energy Transition

Committee Room 4 4F

  • 14:00–14:10
    Warm up video
  • 14:10–14:20
    Welcome Speech

    Hao Yan & David Sun

    CEO, Huawei Electric Power Digitalization BU

  • 14:20–14:35
    Africe Energy Outlook

    Tsego Cornelis

    SAIEE

  • 14:35–14:55
    Accelerating Digital Transformation in Electricity Power Industry

    Hannah Han

    Director of Sub-sahara Africa Energy Industry

  • 14:55–15:05
    IDS solution Launch
  • 15:05–15:25
    Customer Presentation
  • 15:25–15:40
    Why Africa need a unified technology standard

    Moteme

    Director of Africa Engineering Association

  • 15:40–15:55
    Huawei Innovative Industrial IP network solution

    Wei Xu

  • 15:55–16:10
    Huawei fgOTN solution for Substation

    Lichun Liu

  • 16:10–16:20
    Closing Speech
14:30–17:00

Smart Transportation: Unleash Digital, Create New Transportation Value

The Ballroom 3, 2F

  • 14:30–14:40
    Welcome Speech

    Wu Peng

    Vice President, Enterprise BU Huawei Technologies Co., Ltd.

  • 14:40–14:50
    Digital Transformational Support PRASA’s Sustainable Turnaround on Track

    Sorin Baltac

    PRASA TECH CEO

  • 14:50–15:00
    Maziya Practice Cases Sharing

    Chris Delport

    Maziya CEO

  • 15:00–15:15
    FRMCS: Standard Status and Way Forward

    Tang Subin

    Wireless Solution Director of Smart Transportation BU

  • 15:15–15:30
    Practice of Kenya Port Digital Transformation

    Edward Kamau

    General Manager of Cooperative Service,KPA

  • 15:30–15:45
    New Digital Technologies Empower Smart Ports

    Gunther Wang

    Senior Solution Manager of Huawei Technologies Co., Ltd

  • 15:45–16:00
    Optical-Visual Linkage Enable Transportation Intelligence

    Leo Zhang

    Vice President, Huawei Enterprise Optical Network Domain

  • 16:00–16:15
    Leading Digital Infra to Accelerate Transportation Intelligence

    Xiang Xi

    Overseas Railway Director Smart Transportation BU

14:30–17:00

Global Optical Summit: F5G-A, the Foundation for Industrial Intelligence

The Ballroom 4, 2F

  • 14:30–14:40
    Welcome speech

    Chen Li 

    Vice President, Southern Africa Region, Huawei

  • 14:35–14:55
    F5G Advanced, the Foundation for Industrial Intelligence

    Gavin Gu

    President, Enterprise Optical Business Domain, Huawei

  • 14:55–15:05
    Vumatel Next Generation DWDM Network, Unleash Fiber Potential

    Mohsen Jalayer

    Head of Network, Vumatel

  • 15:05–15:20
    Optical Network Enables KPA Build Efficient Digital Port

    Dr Sudi Mwasinago

    Operation General Manager, Kenya Ports Authority

  • 15:20–15:35
    PRASA Optical-Visual Linkage Sensing, Building Smart Perimeters

    Athanacious Makgamatha

    General Manager, Signaling and Telecoms Dept, PRASA

  • 15:35–15:45
    The AIC Era with HOLOWITS: Leading the Future of Video Security

    Nathan Lu

    Senior Technical Service Manager, HOLOWITS

  • 15:45–16:00
    Building a Future-oriented Highly Reliable Communication Network

    Kgomotso Setlhapelo

    Chief Telecommunications Engineer, National Transmission Company of South Africa (NTCSA), Eskom

  • 16:00–16:15
    fgOTN Whitepaper Introduction and Publish

    Shiguang Wang

    Product Executive, Middle East and Africa Optical Product Marketing Dept, Huawei

  • 16:15–16:20
    OptiX Club Member Recruitment

    Gavin Chen

    Vice President, Enterprise Network Marketing & Solution Sales Dept Optical Domain,Huawei

  • 16:20–16:30
    Lucky Draw

    Huawei

14:30–17:00

ICT Serivce: Digital Intelligent Service Better Experience

Committee Room 5, 4F

  • 14:30–14:40
    Welcome Speech

    Danwill

    President of Huawei Southern Africa Delivery & Service Dept

  • 14:40–15:10
    Redefining Service Excellence for Enterprise Digital Transformation

    Jon Tullett

    Associate Research Director of IDC

  • 15:10–15:40
    Build Quality ICT Service with Partner to facilitate Enterprise Digital Transformation

    Hank Stokbroekx

    Vice President of Huawei Enterprise Services

  • 15:40–15:55
    Intelligent O&M Service Unleash the Value of Digital City

    Lucas John Omollo

    HSC Manager of KONZA TECHNOPOLIS

  • 15:55–16:10
    Intelligent Service(AICC) Enabling Industry Intelligence

    Shailendra Yadav

    CEO of Sybyl Limited (Kenya & Tanzania)

  • 16:10–16:25
    ASC Partner act as extension of OEM to provide high-quality service

    Emelonye Emmanuel Mezie

    Executive Director of TD Service

  • 16:25–16:40
    Consistent Service with Huawei to Improve Customer Satisfaction

    Lucky Sibanyoni

    Executive Business Development of BCX

  • 16:40–17:10
    Open discussion(Importance of High-Quality Services)

    Hank Stokbroekx,Jon Tullett,LUCAS JOHN OMOLLO,Emelonye Emmanuel Mezie,Lucky Sibanyoni

14:30–17:00

Huawei Cloud: Leap to Cloud to Accelerate Industrial Intelligence

The Bill Gallagher Room, 2F

  • 14:30–14:35
    Opening Speech

    Stone He

    President of Huawei Cloud Southern Africa

  • 14:35–14:50
    Cloud Technologies Enabling the AI-Everywhere Era For Africa

    Jonathan Tullet

    Associate Research Director, Cloud/IT Services, IDC South Africa & Sub-Saharan Africa

  • 14:50–15:05
    Huawei Cloud Stack, the Preferred Cloud for African Industrial Digitization

    Roc Bai

    VP of Huawei Cloud Southern Africa

  • 15:05–15:15
    Smart Transportation To The Future

    Sibusiso Ngwenya

    Service Support Supervisor Passenger Rail Agency of South Africa(PRASA)

  • 15:20–15:35
    Huawei Cloud GaussDB, A Better Way to the AI-Autonomous Database

    Mark Wang

    Solution Architect of Huawei Cloud Southern Africa

  • 15:45–16:00
    Huawei Cloud leading the Upgrade of Industry Digital and Intelligence with Partners

    Sarah Xiao

    Director of Huawei Cloud Ecosystem Solution Department

  • 16:00–16:15
    Alauda DevOps Platform: Managing Apps in a Hybrid- and Multi-Cloud World

    Yue Zuo

    Co-founder & CEO, Alauda

  • 16:15–16:30
    Drive Innovation: Leap Forward with Huawei Cloud

    Steven Chen

    Managing Director of Huawei Cloud South Africa

  • 16:30–16:50
    Panel Discussion: Partner in Innovation with Huawei Cloud
14:30–17:00

Huawei Partners: Joining Hands for a Shared Era

The Ballroom 1, 2F

  • 14:30–14:35
    Welcome Speech

    Xia Huonan

    Vice President of Sub-Saharan Africa Enterprise Dept

  • 14:35–14:45
    More Contributions, More Benefits

    Ryan

    Partner Sales Manager of South Africa Commercial Dept

  • 14:45–14:55
    Collaboration New Product Release

    Gu Xuejun

    President of Intelligent Collaboration Product Line

  • 14:55–15:05
    Datacom Star Products Introduction

    Alex Sun

    Vice President of Campus Network Domain, Data Communication Product Line

  • 15:05–15:20
    Scenario-Based Solution to Achieve Win-Win in Commercial Market

    Mpolokeng Rankapole Marakalla

    CTO of South Africa Enterprise Network Solution Sales Dept

  • 15:25–15:40
    Partner Testimonial

    Partner Testimonial

  • 15:40–15:55
    Shared Future for HUAWEI eKit Together

    Matamela Aubrey Mashau

    CTO of Sub-Saharan Africa ICT Marketing & Solution Sales Dept

  • 15:55–16:05
    Partner Testimonial

    Partner Testimonial

  • 16:05–16:10
    Closing Speech

    MC:Nqubeko Asanda Shabalala

14:30–17:00

Intelligent Finance: Boost Resilience, Reshaping Smarter Finance Together

Committee Room 2, 4F

  • HNS
  • IDI
10:00–12:00

Keynote

Ballroom 1, 2F

  • 10:00–10:05
    A New Intelligent Foundation Creating New Opportunities

    Yang Chaobin

    Director of the Board, President of ICT Products & Solutions, Huawei

  • 10:05–10:10
    Join Hands to Build a Digital Africa

    Victor Guo

    President of Sub-Saharan Africa Enterprise Business, Huawei

  • 10:10–10:25
    Xinghe Intelligent Network,Accelerating Industrial Intelligence

    Steven Zhao

    Vice President of Data Communication Product Line, Huawei

  • 10:25–10:30
    Huawei Xinghe Intelligent Network Products and Solutions Launch
  • 10:30–10:40
    Wi-Fi 7 Innovations: Shaping the Future of Digital Prosperity

    Edward Au

    Technical Editor, IEEE 802.11be (Wi-Fi 7)

  • 10:40–10:50
    High-Quality Wi-Fi 7 Campus Network, Empowering Digital Transformation

    Ntuthuko Ndamane

    CIO, KZN Department of Transport, South Africa

  • 10:50–11:00
    Xinghe Intelligent Fabric Solution, Unleashing Diversified Computing Power

    Qin Wu

    IETF IAB Member, Chief Data Communication Protocol Standard Expert, Huawei

  • 11:00–11:10
    Migration with Huawei, Upgrading Traditional Networks to SDN

    Frank Nyarangi

    Director of IT, SBM Bank (Kenya) Limited

  • 11:10-11:20
    Xinghe Intelligent Network Security, Building an Integrated Intelligent Network Security Defense System for Enterprises

    Matamela Aubrey Mashau

    CTO of Enterprise Networking, Huawei Southern Africa Region

  • 11:20-11:30
    Xinghe Intelligent WAN Accelerates Industries Digital Transformation

    Keyi Zhu

    Director of Data Communication Standard & Patent Dept, Huawei

  • 11:30-11:40
    Building Intelligent WAN Target Network for Business Grow

    Francois Swart

    CDO of Maziv Group, CTO of Vumatel

  • 11:40-11:50
    IP Club Program Upgrade and Elite Member Awarding

    Simon Xu

    Director of Global Enterprise Network Marketing Execution Dept, Huawei

14:00–15:15

Campus Network Session

Ballroom 2, 2F

  • 14:00–14:05
    Opening Remarks

    Vincent Chen

    Vice President, Southern Africa ICT Marketing & Solution Sales Dept

  • 14:05–14:25
    High-Quality 10 Gbps Campus, Experience-Centric, the Preferred Choice for Your Digital and Intelligent Journey

    Shawn Zhao

    President, Campus Network Domain, Data Communication Product Line, Huawei

  • 14:25–14:35
    Wi-Fi 7 Case Sharing

    Wayne Janneker

    Portfolio Executive: Health Care

  • 14:35–14:45
    High-Quality 10 Gbps Campus Case Sharing

    UNISA

  • 14:45–14:50
    Interactive Q&A
  • 14:50–15:00
    SD-Branch Enables Enterprises to Build a Simplified, Efficient Branch Network

    Bernhard Alexander Heyer

  • 15:00–15:10
    SD-Branch Case Sharing

    Calvin Govender
    General Manager

    General Manager, MTN

  • 15:10–15:15
    Interactive Q&A
14:00–15:05

DCN Session

Ballroom 3, 2F

  • 14:00–14:05
    Opening Remarks

    Mad Chen

    Director, ICT Marketing Solution Sales Dept, Huawei Southern Africa Region

  • 14:05–14:20
    Huawei Xinghe Intelligent Fabric,Powering the AI Era

    Arthur Wang

    President, Data Center Network Domain, Data Communication Product Line, Huawei

  • 14:20–14:35
    Huawei Xinghe Intelligent Ultra-Resilient Multi-DC Network Showcase

    Werner Nothnagel

    Solution Manager, Cape Town Business Dept, South Africa

  • 14:35–14:40
    Interactive Q&A
  • 14:40–14:50
    Huawei Xinghe Intelligent Fabric, Assisting the Intelligent Transformation of Government Cloud Services

    Marcello Bottman

    Network specialist of CoE

  • 14:50–15:00
    Huawei Ultra-Resilient Multi-DC Network Solution, Leading PRASA to Cloud Era

    TBC

    TBC

  • 15:00–15:05
    Interactive Q&A
14:00–15:15

WAN Session

Ballroom 4, 2F

  • 14:00–14:05
    Opening Remarks

    Zuo Meng

    President, Metro Router Domain, Data Communication Product Line, Huawei

  • 14:05–14:20
    New Digital Era, New Network Construction,IPv6 enhance

    Zhou Tian Ran

    Standard protocol expert

  • 14:20–14:35
    Net5.5G Converged WAN Solution Innovation

    Mpolokeng Rankapole Marakalla

    CTO

  • 14:35–14:40
    Interactive Q&A
  • 14:40–14:55
    Cooperate with Huawei to Build IPv6+ High-Quality WAN Networks and Achieve Win-Win Businesse

    Boikarabelo Ramaretlwa

    Head Of Technical Planning

  • 14:55–15:10
    Build the Foundation for Kenya Digital Highway

    Thomas Bwaley

    Director of Programmes & Standards, ICT Authority

  • 15:10–15:15
    Interactive Q&A
14:00–15:30

Network Security Roundtable

Committee Room 2, 4F

  • 14:00–14:02
    Roundtable Introduction

    Matamela Aubrey Mashau

    CTO - Southern Africa Enterprise Network Marketing & Solution Sales Dept

  • 14:02–14:07
    Industry Trends and Insights of Network Security

    Matamela Aubrey Mashau

    CTO - Southern Africa Enterprise Network Marketing & Solution Sales Dept

  • 14:07–15:07
    Discussion on cyber security construction in Ransomware attacks and Multi-branch scenarios:
  • 15:07–15:27
    Sharing of Huawei Security Solutions and Competitiveness

    John Cai

    Vice President of Security Product Domain, Huawei Data Communication Product Line

  • 15:27–15:30
    Roundtable Summary

    Mike Ma

    President, Security Product Domain, Data Communication Product Line, Huawei

10:00–12:00

Keynote Data Awakening: Building Leading AI-Ready Data Infrastructure

Bill Gallagher, 2F

  • 10:00–10:10
    Welcome Speech

    Mad Chen

    Vice President of Sub-Saharan Africa Region, Huawei

  • 10:10–10:25
    South and Sub-Saharan African Embracing Opportunities in the AI Era

    Jon Tullett

    Associate Research Director, IDC

  • 10:25–10:45
    Data Awakening: Building Leading AI-Ready Data Infrastructure

    Diego Xiao

    Vice President of Huawei Data Storage Product Line

  • 10:45–11:00
    Transnet's Digital Transformation Facilitates South Africa's Economic Growth

    Pandelani Munyai

    Transnet Group CIO

  • 11:00–11:15
    New-Gen Data Center Drives Smart City Evolution

    Lucas John Omollo

    HSC Manager, ICT & Smart City Solution of Konza Technopolis

  • 11:15–11:30
    All Flash Scale-out Storage Vitalize Mass Unstructured Data in AI Era

    Hu Hui

    Vice President of Scale-Out Storage Domain, Huawei

  • 11:30–11:45
    Openserve, Build a Solid Data Infrastructure to Improve Carrier Resilience

    Zano Bright Nyati

    Openserve Senior Manager

  • 11:45–12:00
    Unleash the Power of Data Together: OceanClub Global Launch

    Leon Xu

    Vice President of ICT Commercial Business Dept., Huawei

12:00–13:30

IdeaHub Tour

Boardroom 1, 2F

  • 12:00–13:30
    IdeaHub Product Showcase
    New Product Demo
    Interactive Giveaway
14:00–15:30

Data Center Infrastructure Session: Exploring New Trends in Data Centers

Boardroom 4, 4F

  • 14:00–14:05
    Welcome Speech

    Vincent Chen

    Vice President of the Sub-Saharan Africa Enterprise Business, Huawei

  • 14:05–14:30
    Data-Driven World: Exploring New Trends in Data Centers

    Aadhir Maharaj

    Director of Marketing and Solution Sales, Sub-Saharan Africa Region, Huawei

  • 14:30–14:50
    A New Choice for Enterprise Virtualization

    Jiang Lei

    Vice President of DCS Domain, Huawei

  • 14:50–15:10
    Embrace New Applications in the YB Era and Unleash Value of Unstructured Data

    Simon Shen

    Director of Marketing, Scale-out Storage Domain, Huawei

  • 15:10–15:30
    The End of HDDs: Building Efficient Green Data Center Infrastructure

    Clinton George

    Senior Architect of Enterprise Storage Solutions, Huawei

14:00–15:50

Data Protection Session: Data Resilience and Ransomware Protection in the AI Era

Boardroom 5, 2F

  • 14:00–14:05
    Welcome Speech

    Jeff Wang

    Vice President of South Africa Office, Huawei

  • 14:05–14:25
    Data Protection Trends and Challenges in the AI Era

    Clinton George

    Senior Architect of Enterprise Storage Solutions, Huawei

  • 14:25–15:00
    How to Build a Comprehensive Ransomware Protection System

    Wu Ning

    Senior Expert of Data Storage

  • 15:00–15:25
    Innovative All-Flash Backup Storage Leads a New Data Protection Architecture

    Ethan Bao

    Senior Expert of Data Protection, Huawei

  • 15:25–15:40
    Embracing Agile and Future-Ready Data Infrastructure Management

    Lin Peng

    Senior Marketing Manager of Data Management, Huawei

  • 15:40–15:50
    Open Discussions
14:00–15:40

Commercial Market Session: Flash Forward to Win Together

Boardroom 6, 2F

  • 14:00–14:05
    Welcome Speech

    Frenndy Wang

    Director of Partner Development Dept., South Africa Office, Huawei

  • 14:05–14:25
    Flash Forward: Build a Solid Data Infrastructure Foundation for Commercial Markets

    Bill Raftery

    Chief Storage Expert

  • 14:25–14:40
    Huawei OceanStor Capacity Flash Storage Helps Partners Achieve Business Success

    Mokete David Mashobane

    IT Solution Manager, Sub-Saharan Africa Region, Huawei

  • 14:40–14:55
    Innovative All-Flash Backup Helps Build a Leading Data Protection Infrastructure in the Commercial Market

    Huang Ting

    Senior Expert of Data Protection, Huawei

  • 14:55–15:10
    DCS Full-Stack Data Center Solution Feature Demonstration

    Gu Yulong

    Chief Architect of the DCS Domain, Huawei

  • 15:10–15:25
    HUAWEI eKitStor, Unlock the Data Potential of SMEs in Distribution Market

    Collen Maphosa

    IT Solution Manager of South Africa Office, Huawei

  • 15:25–15:40
    Partner Sharing

    Laure Le Roux

    Senior IT Specialist of Business Connexion

14:30–16:00

IdeaHub CXO Roundtable: Embrace the Future Together with IdeaHub

Boardroom 1, 2F

  • 14:30–14:35
    Welcome Speech

    Gu Xuejun

    President of Intelligent Collaboration Domain, Huawei

  • 14:35–14:55
    Intelligent Collaboration New Products Update

    Zou Haitao

    Vice President of Intelligent Collaboration Domain, Huawei

  • 14:55–15:10
    How to Promote Huawei IdeaHub Together

    James Kamau Maina

    CTO of Intelligent Collaboration, Sub-Saharan Africa Region,Huawei

  • 15:10–15:15
    Interactive Product Demonstration

    Wan Dai

    Marketing Manager of Intelligent Collaboration Product Domain, Huawei

  • 15:15–15:55
    Open Discussions

    James Kamau Maina

    CTO of Intelligent Collaboration, Sub-Saharan Africa Region,Huawei

  • 15:55–16:00
    IdeaHub Gold Distributor Awards Ceremony

Speakers

David Wang

Executive Director of the Board
Chairman of the ICT Infrastructure Managing Board
Huawei

Hover Gao

President
Sub-Saharan Africa Region
Huawei

Victor Guo

President
Sub-Saharan Africa Enterprise Business
Huawei

Leon Wang

President
Data Communication Product Line
Huawei

Bob Chen

President
Optical Business Product Line
Huawei

Dr. Peter Zhou

President
Data Storage Product Line
Huawei

Hu Yuhai

Vice President of Huawei Cloud Stack Director
of the Huawei Cloud Stack Product Mgmt Dept
Huawei

Ernest Zhang

President
Global Partner, Commercial & Distribution Enterprise Business
Huawei

Faith Burn

Chief Information Officer
ESKOM

Muhammad Ali Bhikhan

Chief Information Officer
Absa Regional Operations (ARO)

Lucas Omollo

CTO
Konza Technopolis Development Authority
Kenya

Cheryl-Jane Kujenga

Chief Financial Officer and Chief Technology Officer (Acting)
BCX

Chioma Chimere

Coordinating Managing Director
TD Africa Distributions Limited, Nigeria

David Wang

Executive Director of the Board
Chairman of the ICT Infrastructure Managing Board
Huawei

Hover Gao

President
Sub-Saharan Africa Region
Huawei

Victor Guo

President
Sub-Saharan Africa Enterprise Business
Huawei

Leon Wang

President
Data Communication Product Line
Huawei

Bob Chen

President
Optical Business Product Line
Huawei

Dr. Peter Zhou

President
Data Storage Product Line
Huawei

Hu Yuhai

Vice President of Huawei Cloud Stack Director
of the Huawei Cloud Stack Product Mgmt Dept
Huawei

Ernest Zhang

President
Global Partner, Commercial & Distribution Enterprise Business
Huawei

Faith Burn

Chief Information Officer
ESKOM

Muhammad Ali Bhikhan

Chief Information Officer
Absa Regional Operations (ARO)

Lucas Omollo

CTO
Konza Technopolis Development Authority
Kenya

Cheryl-Jane Kujenga

Chief Financial Officer and Chief Technology Officer (Acting)
BCX

Chioma Chimere

Coordinating Managing Director
TD Africa Distributions Limited, Nigeria

*Speakers are listed in a random order.

Why Attend?

  • 4
    Keynote Speeches
  • 10
    2 Summits and 8 Sub-Forums
  • 3
    Strategic Products
  • 2500+
    Participants
  • 2500+
    Participants
  • 2500m²+
    Exhibition Hall
  • 36
    Partner Booths
Navigate Change, Shaping Smarter Finance TOGETHER

AFRICA CONNECT's Unparalleled Exhibition

Discover the latest trends and applications in intelligent industry transformation, including a range of new ICT products.

  • 4
    Demonstration Areas
  • 100+
    Interactive Demo Booths
  • Cutting-edge
    Technologies

Stories of Success

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Arravo Innovates with the Help of Huawei's CloudCampus (MSP) Solution

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Huawei MSP Cloud Management Helps TD Africa Establish a New Benchmark for Network Managed Services

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Financial Services Company Sanlam Enjoys High Returns on Its All-Flash Acceleration

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UNISA Partners with Huawei to Build a Future-Proof Smart Campus with Advanced Education Network Infrastructure

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Nigeria Lagos State Government: Building a High-Speed Wireless Government Campus Network with Huawei AirEngine Wi-Fi 6

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Absa Bank Kenya Partners with Huawei to Build a New Digital Foundation for Branch Networks

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Unity Superchanges Core Banking Systems with Huawei OceanStor Dorado

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Walter Sisulu University Fuels Data Infrastructure Innovation with Huawei OceanStor Storage

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Fostering Innovation in Education: CPUT Adopts Huawei OceanStor Dorado All-Flash Storage System

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Durban Metro Electricity Builds a Digital Communications Platform Using HUAWEI IdeaHub

How to Get to the Venue?

Event Location: Sandton Convention Centre

Address: 161 Maude St, Sandown, Sandton, 2196, Johannesburg, South Africa

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