Mr. Mdu Zakwe

Chief Executive Officer: MICTSITA

Mr. Mdu Zakwe

Chief Executive Officer: MICTSITA

Mdu Zakwe is a qualified Chartered Accountant with an MBA in IT & E-Commerce. He is also certified in applied cyber security with MIT (Boston -USA). He is currently completing his PhD in cyber security education with the University of South Africa (UNISA).
Mdu has worked in many blue chip companies like Unilever, FirstRand, Anglo-gold Ashanti, EY and KPMG and has served as Chairperson on boards and board committees both in the private and public sector. He has also served on institutions of professional interest like the Computer Society of South Africa (as VP Professional Development), South African Institute of Chartered Accountants (as President -Eastern Region and Board Member), Black IT Forum KZN (Treasurer). In his early days he was a Tutor at University of Natal and a lecturer at Boston College.
Mdu was instrumental in the sector skills plan of Bankseta when he was Chair of its Sector Skills Planning Committee. He also made a great impact in turning around ICT of Services SETA when he acted as Chief Information Officer (CIO). He was also instrumental in systems migration at Fasset when he was a member of its Audit & Risk Committee.
In his past time, he Enjoys developing cyber security board games that can help our youth become cyber aware of the Risks and threats of being in a cyber space.