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He is currently the leader of the Systems Integration business as well as the CIO Advisory capability, after spending the past 18 months as Chief Operating Officer (COO) of the Technology and Digital business areas. He holds a Bachelor of Science degree (Accounting and Computer Science) from Rhodes University. He spent 18 months on sabbatical, doing work in Predictive Analytics and Robotic Process Automation (RPA) as well as mentoring executives, start-ups and entrepreneurs. He is passionate about making businesses and professionals succeed, especially by harnessing the power of innovative and leading edge technology.
Riaz is a well-rounded, senior executive, with experience in South Africa, Africa, India and UK. He has a proven track record in running businesses and managing large/complex transformational programmes, across multiple geographies. He has experience in defining Business Architectures through to Design, Build and Implementation, including digital, data and analytics strategy and implementation.
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