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Julius Segole is an independent consultant who provides strategic advice to organisations and IT leaders. He has an illustrious IT career spanning over 25 years, 15 of which were in the public sector. He is a former IT executive at Standard Bank of South Africa, where he held roles such as business information officer and head of IT Strategy for Business and Commercial Banking. Prior to this, he was CIO in the Department of Social Development. Between 2008 and 2012, Segole chaired the Government Information Technology Officers Council (GITOC), which represents all CIOs in government. As the chairperson of GITOC, he facilitated the development of a turnaround strategy framework for SITA, a government-wide ICT strategy, government-wide ICT governance framework, government green IT policy, cyber security and government-wide monitoring and evaluation systems framework, among others. He has held positions in other international forums or initiatives such as the United Nations Development Programme Global Staff Forum, the International Social Security Association ICT Technical Commission, and the Association of Open Group Enterprise Architects.
A proud sponsor of the Public Sector ICT Forum, MTN Business is focused on growing partnerships with the public sector to help achieve growth and facilitate government's journey from being efficient to being effective.
MTN Business believes that economic growth and the furtherance of government policies to alleviate poverty are inextricably intertwined with digital technology. As such, digitisation is the only way South Africa will reach its objectives, including the Millennium Development Goals. By enabling a digital future for South Africa through state-of-the-art technology solutions, MTN Business provides the tools with which the public sector can achieve its goals and further South Africa's growth.
These solutions include a full portfolio of the technologies needed by public sector organisations to serve their communities, such as Managed Networks, Cloud , Unified Communications, Security and IoT.
For more information, please visit www.mtnbusiness.com/za