Sandiso is an innovator, entrepreneur and humanitarian. She is the founder and director of COOi Studios. Prior to COOi Studios, Sandiso served as the Head of Open Innovation for Africa region at Accenture, a global technology consulting company. In 2013, she established the Born to Succeed programme, which advocates and educates for young women’s economic participation. Amongst other accolades she is a Sustainable Development Goals ambassador, Mzansi’s 100 Inspiring and Aspiring Leaders, a Play Your Part Ambassador with Brand South Africa, an Inspiring fifty Women in Tech and a Mandela Washington Fellow. Sandiso holds a Bachelor of Commerce in Technology from Wits University, a Social Entrepreneurship Certificate from INSEAD and is currently a Master of Management (Innovation Studies) candidate at Wits University.
The embedment of innovation is a constant battle for mining leaders, even though the organisational shared goal is to improve safety and bring about production efficiencies by developing products, processes and services.
Tuesday 07 February 14:45 - 15:30 Auditorium