MEA Sept 2017 cover- ALUPCO

14 MEA MARKETS / September 2017 , KhanyisoMguni is an entrepreneur, with solid business skills and extensive management consulting experience. His firm, Sword South Africa (Pty) Ltd was pleased to be included in the South African Business Award, as the Best IT Business Integration Company – Gauteng. We profile his background and the firm’s work today, to mark this success. Technology + People + Process Khanyiso Mguni currently resides in Gauteng, South Africa. He was born in Bulawayo Zimbabwe. He is known today as an entrepreneur and scholar, with experience in both management consulting and general business management. He is currently the firm’s Chief Executive, a position he has held since 2004. Sword South Africa (Pty) Ltd is a member of the SIG System Innovation Group of companies. They are a professional services company, that offers document and records management solutions. This service also includes security software. Their value proposition is to integrate technology solutions into a business process environment, that is managed and operated by people, hence the formula: System integration = technology + people + process. Khanyiso’s previous positions include: • Senior manager, Deloitte Consulting Johannesburg, South Africa, January 2001 - September 2003. • Principal consultant/industry business manager, Hewlett Packard Johannesburg, South Africa | September 1998 - December 2000. • Senior consultant, IBM South Africa Johannesburg, South Africa, March 1997 - September 1998. His educational history includes the following: • Gordon Institute for Business Science (GIBS) Johannesburg, South Africa, January 2015 - present PhD (Student) - Strategic Alliances • Wits Business School (University of the Witwatersrand) Johannesburg, South Africa, January 1997 - November 1999 MBA - Business Management • Hochschule Bremen Bremen, Germany, January 1990 - November 1994 B. Eng (Hon.) - Engineering (Electrical & Telecommunications) His memberships include: • Datacomb Consulting Board Chairperson • Group Performance Audit Committee (City of Johannesburg) Member, February 2009 - present Advisory service and performance audit at the City of Johannesburg SA170023