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Inspiration Session with Mteto Nyati

March 5 @ 5:30 pm - 8:00 pm

Accelerate Cape Town, in association with Allan Gray, invites you to our next Inspiration Session, a networking event for young professionals. Come and listen to the Chief Executive of Altron, Mteto Nyati, tell his inspiring story. Enjoy a time of networking with other young professionals and business leaders in the Cape Town city region.

Responsible for transforming Altron into a world-class information and communications technology company that does good business while doing good, Mteto Nyati has been Chief Executive at Altron since April 2017.

Mteto was Chief Executive Officer of MTN South Africa, where he succeeded in returning the mobile company to growth by overhauling employee engagement and transforming customer experience.

Over a period of 12 years, Mteto held various leadership positions at IBM in South Africa and Europe. He later joined Microsoft South Africa, where he was MD for six years.

Mteto was awarded the 2019 IPM CEO Special Award by the Institute of People Management. He was also the joint winner of South Africa’s 2013 IT Personality of the Year. In 2004 he was named one of Yale University’s World Fellows on Global Leadership.

Mteto is author of the number one best seller, Betting on a Darkie, a book about his life as a shopkeeper’s son, family man and business leader at local and multinational corporates.


March 5
5:30 pm - 8:00 pm
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Allan Gray
1 Silo Square V&A Waterfront + Google Map