In today’s networked global society there are new rules to building your network and expanding your reach.
Join the session presented by two South African SAP Mentors who will cover:
- What is an SAP Mentor?
- Why should You care?
- Their personal journey: how they got started, discovered and what they have experienced
Date: 4th September 2014
Time:13h00 – 14h00 (Central African Time)
Speakers: Zimkhita Buwa and Clint Vosloo
Zimkhitalikes to refer to herself as a SAP BI Activist! She has SAP Business Warehouse
and Strategic Enterprise Management (SEM) experience. From SEM, there was a
natural progression for her focus to also include SAP Strategy Management.
She is passionate about training, developing others and sharing knowledge; as a result, she has in the
past instructed various SAP BW courses at SAP Johannesburg. She is a member of
the AFSUG BI Steering Committee, an active contributor on SCN and an SAP
She has presented at various conferences, i.e. SAPHILA, Mastering SAP BI in Johannesburg and Australia. Due
to her community involvement in the SAP community, in 2013 she was selected to take part in the Techwomen programme which saw 78 women from Africa and the Middle East travel to Silicon Valley to be mentored by women from Major Tech companies, i.e. Google,
LinkedIn, etc.. She is actively involved in the Tech community as a Silicon Cape Executive Committee Member an organisation that promotes and supports start-ups in Cape Town. She is also a STEM-IT-Forward co-founder which promotes the participation of girls in Science, Technology, Engineering and Maths fields.
She is the Business Unit BI Manager at Britehouse and holds an Honours in Information Systems from the Universiti Teknology Petronas, Malaysia.”
Clint Vosloo has over 17 years IT Industry experience, specialising in the DWH / BI space. Since being actively involved in the first Sybase IQ installation in South Africa back in 1997, he has accumulated a wealth of knowledge and experience using SAP Sybase IQ and Business Objects. His love for Big Data and his passion for bringing the “intelligence” part of BI to the forefront are evident in his ability to assist businesses to make better decisions by designing the correct solutions up front.
In 2012, Clint Vosloo was selected as Africa’s first ever SAP Mentor. SAP Mentors are the top community influencers of the SAP Ecosystem, and are hands-on experts of an SAP product or service, as well as excellent champions of community-driven projects.
He is currently the Managing Partner for APJ for EV Technologies an SAP Gold Partner, SAP Authorized Education Partner, Software Solutions Partner and a Sybase Partner in the SAP Ecosystem.