Tech4Africa is the largest tech innovation, startup and entrepreneur platform in Africa. 12 tracks, 4 event days including a Hackathon and a Startup Day, with over 55 excellent speakers and just 600 available seats.

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Riedwaan Bassadien

Riedwaan Bassadien has over 20 years’ experience spanning Technical Engineering, Sales and Marketing. Born a talented computer programmer and destined to craft computer code for the rest of his life, he found the lure of business, sales and marketing too irresistible to ignore. A passionate South African, he is a strong advocate for prioritising public and private investment to create platforms for growth in Jobs, Skills and Innovation to grow the African economy. He is always eager to guide or help lead the next big locally relevant idea that will help to unravel the complex challenges facing his country and continent. He is presently the Open Source Strategy Guy at Microsoft South Africa and has been with the company for over 10 years. Prior to joining Microsoft, he spent his time as an IT security and management expert. Before that, he could be found coding computer games and projects on his home computer, or scraps of paper. In his spare time he can be found spending quality time with those close to him or jamming on his guitar

My Speakers Sessions

Wednesday, October 7

2:50pm SAST