Brian ArmstrongNon-executive director
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Brian is an independent non executive director. He is currently the Professor in the Chair of Digital Business at Wits Business School, where he lectures a Master’s Degree in Digital Transformation. He is regarded as one of the ICT industry leaders in South Africa.

Before joining Wits he spent seven years at Telkom in the roles of Group Chief Operating Officer and Group Chief Commercial Officer among others. His prior experience also includes being Vice President for Middle East and Africa at British Telecom and Managing Director of AST Networks (now Gijima).

Education: PhD from the University College London; MSc (Electrical Engineering) and BSc (Electrical Engineering) from the University of the Witwatersrand

Other directorships: Brian is an independent non executive director at Huge Group and also serves on the board of Tshimologong Innovation Precinct.

Board Committees: Technology and Platforms

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