Africa Chatbot & Conversational AI Summit

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Introducing

Keynote Speakers

COBUS GREYLING

Chief Evangelist @ Kore AI

COBUS GREYLING

Chief Evangelist @ Kore AI

RICARDO ROSA

Director - Enterprise Commercial Africa @ Microsoft

RICARDO ROSA

Director - Enterprise Commercial Africa @ Microsoft

JOHAN STEYN

Human-Centered AI Advocate. International speaker, Top 50 global voices on AI

JOHAN STEYN

Human-Centered AI Advocate. International speaker, Top 50 global voices on AI

DAVID N PATARIU

Privacy Attorney @ Venable LLP

DAVID N PATARIU

Privacy Attorney @ Venable LLP
David Patariu is a Privacy Law Specialist (PLS) attorney and IAPP Fellow of Information Privacy (FIP). He is the legal representative for the Mitigating Unauthorized Scraping Alliance (MUSA) and is a Senior Associate in the Technology and Innovation Group at Venable LLP. His law practice focuses on helping technology companies navigate the changing privacy, artificial intelligence, and cybersecurity regulatory landscape. David has also worked in-house at Yahoo, Instacart, and Verizon Media—on governance, ad tech, search, AI, and international compliance matters.

TANMAY SHAH

Vice President | Conversational AI @ AXIS BANK LTD

TANMAY SHAH

Vice President | Conversational AI @ AXIS BANK LTD

SIPHO TSHABALALA

Lead Product Manager @ The Coca-Cola Company

SIPHO TSHABALALA

Lead Product Manager @ The Coca-Cola Company

SIPHIWE DISIREE MOTEANE

Product Manager|Digital Transformation @ Discovery Limited

SIPHIWE DISIREE MOTEANE

Product Manager|Digital Transformation @ Discovery Limited

SANDILE NONJOLA

Technical Specialist - Chatbot @ Old Mutual South Africa

SANDILE NONJOLA

Technical Specialist - Chatbot @ Old Mutual South Africa

RAAZIQ PARKER

Group Manager: AI & Automation @ Vodacom Group

RAAZIQ PARKER

Group Manager: AI & Automation @ Vodacom Group

OLAMIDE JOLAOSO

Head, Data Analytics @ Wema Bank

OLAMIDE JOLAOSO

Head, Data Analytics @ Wema Bank

KELEBOHILE AMOHELANG RAMOOLLA

Product Owner @ MultiChoice Group

KELEBOHILE AMOHELANG RAMOOLLA

Product Owner @ MultiChoice Group

ISHWARYA SRINIVASAN PMP®

Vice President - Automation l Digital Transformation @ ANZ

ISHWARYA SRINIVASAN PMP®

Vice President - Automation l Digital Transformation @ ANZ

IRSHAAD GOUSE

General Manager: Group Consumer Digital Transformation & CEX @ MTN

IRSHAAD GOUSE

General Manager: Group Consumer Digital Transformation & CEX @ MTN

EUGENE RWAGASORE

Co-Founder, CTO @ Pindo - Voice AI

EUGENE RWAGASORE

Co-Founder, CTO @ Pindo - Voice AI

ENAS YOUSIF

GM Customer experience and Operations @ MTN Sudan

ENAS YOUSIF

GM Customer experience and Operations @ MTN Sudan

DR. HEMACHANDRAN KANNAN

Director - AI Research Centre | Associate Dean @ Woxsen University

DR. HEMACHANDRAN KANNAN

Director - AI Research Centre | Associate Dean @ Woxsen University

Nikolaos Marianos

Senior FS Data Scientist @ Superbo.ai

Nikolaos Marianos

Senior FS Data Scientist @ Superbo.ai

DEMETRI PAPAZISSIS

Co-Founder & CEO @ Superbo

DEMETRI PAPAZISSIS

Co-Founder & CEO @ Superbo

DARRYL MARCUS

VP Sales Africa @ Liveperson

DARRYL MARCUS

VP Sales Africa @ Liveperson

Ross Holland

Generative AI & Applied AI Engineering @ Nimble Group

Ross Holland

Generative AI & Applied AI Engineering @ Nimble Group

Rajan Soobramoney

Product Owner @ Vodapay

Rajan Soobramoney

Product Owner @ Vodapay

AVASHLIN MOODLEY

Principal AI Specialist @ CSIR

AVASHLIN MOODLEY

Principal AI Specialist @ CSIR

ASHLEA ATIGOLO

Co-founder @ Finley AI

ASHLEA ATIGOLO

Co-founder @ Finley AI

TSHOLO RAMOKOKA

Product Owner (Payment Channels) @ Standard Bank Group

TSHOLO RAMOKOKA

Product Owner (Payment Channels) @ Standard Bank Group

MOPHAT OKINYI

Founder & CEO @ Techworker Community Africa

MOPHAT OKINYI

Founder & CEO @ Techworker Community Africa

NADINE SIGAMONEY

Senior Manager: Digital Transformation @ MTN

NADINE SIGAMONEY

Senior Manager: Digital Transformation @ MTN

OLUWABUSAYO ADENIYI

Co-founder and Conversation Design Lead @ iT8 Academy

OLUWABUSAYO ADENIYI

Co-founder and Conversation Design Lead @ iT8 Academy

SYDNEY ENEREMADU

Co- Founder @ Chatbot Africa Summit

SYDNEY ENEREMADU

Co- Founder @ Chatbot Africa Summit

Marcin Gastol

Founder @ Garson IT

Marcin Gastol

Founder @ Garson IT