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#DigiCADA2021 - Lead the New Now with Experian Insights

Leveraging the latest in digital conference technology, #DigiCADA2021 brings industry experts to you – whether you are at home or in the office. This complimentary, virtual conference pushes the traditional online webinar format by including a full digitally, all-inclusive conference experience.

In light of the economic disruptions the COVID-19 crisis has brought about in 2020 and the resultant adaptions by individuals, businesses and economies, our theme for the event is Lead the New Now. Our experts will provide insights into how business and consumer behaviour has changed over the last year and how attendees can leverage data, analytics, software and technology to lead their businesses to success in the new now.

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9:00 am
Welcome to DigiCADA 2021
9:10 am
Lead the New Now - an Experian Update
Ferdie Pieterse
Chief Executive Officer
9:30 am
How Covid has impacted Sub-Saharan economies
Dr Iraj Abedian
Chief Executive at Pan-African Capital Holdings
10:05 am
How credit economies have changed and how different industries are impacted
Jaco van Jaarsveldt
Chief Decision Analytics Officer
10:50 am
Tea Break
11:10 am
Latest Forrester Research to Help you Lead your Business to Success in the New Now.
11:50 am
Don’t just Rebuild after COVID, Rather Re-imagine.
Graeme Codrington
Author, futurist and strategy consultant
12:15 pm
How to turn disruption into innovation opportunities
Paul Nel
Acting Head of Innovation
12:40 am
Lunch Break
1:30 pm
The modern consumer and what drives them
2:10 pm
The critical move to digital customer experiences
2:45 pm
The cloud question – automation, technology and the need for agility and scale
3:25 pm
DigiCADA 2021 Close.
3:35 pm
Mzansi Youth Choir Entertainment
Mzansi Youth Choir
Entertainment
Join us at #DigiCADA2021 and lead the new now!

Keynote Speakers

Ferdie Pieterse
Chief Executive Officer
Ferdie Pieterse

Ferdie Pieterse Biography

Ferdie was appointed as Experian Africa CEO in March 2020 and comes with extensive pan-African experience as an emerging markets executive in numerous C-Suite roles within the financial services sector. Ferdie’s career in the industry began in auditing before moving into financial management and operations in some of our biggest banks. Ferdie is a qualified Chartered Accountant and Certified Information Systems Auditor who holds an Honours Degree in Accounting from the University of South Africa and Post Graduate Diploma in Advanced Banking (cum laude). As a resident student, he attended the University of Oxford’s Saïd Business School where he completed the Leading Across Boundaries Executive Programme.
Dr Iraj Abedian
Chief Executive at Pan-African Capital Holdings
Dr Iraj Abedian

Dr Iraj Abedian Biography

Dr Iraj Abedian is a graduate of the University of Cape Town (UCT) and holds a PhD in economics from Simon Fraser University, Canada. He taught at UCT for over 18 years and was a professor of economics at UCT before joining Standard Bank as Group Chief Economist in 2000. He was extensively involved in economic and financial policy as well as institutional restructuring of South Africa’s public finance policy after 1994. Alongside active involvement in private equity investments in Africa, Dr Iraj Abedian maintains a keen interest in public policy issues and is proactively engaged in professional discourses related to the evolving socio-economic system worldwide.
Jaco van Jaarsveldt
Chief Decision Analytics Officer
Jaco van Jaarsveldt

Jaco van Jaarsveldt Biography

In a career spanning more than 25 years, Jaco gained extensive experience working in various industries including banking, retail, and insurance across multiple geographies including Africa, Europe, Asia, and the Middle East. Throughout his career his passion has been driving organisational value through an absolute focus on the customer and customer experience enhancing strategies, making extensive use of big data and advanced analytics to achieve the desired outcomes.  
Graeme Codrington
Author, futurist and strategy consultant
Graeme Codrington

Graeme Codrington Biography

Graeme Codrington is a South African author, futurist and strategy consultant, and a founding director of strategic insights firm, TomorrowToday.
Paul Nel
Acting Head of Innovation
Paul Nel

Paul Nel Biography

Paul runs the innovation portfolio at Experian Africa, where the objective is to build new business models alongside partners for consumers and businesses in Africa. Paul has a 24-year corporate career ranging from FMCG through to financial services across Africa and China as he worked for both Standard Bank and Barclays Africa / Absa. For the last few years, Paul has been working in the corporate innovation space ensuring that the balance between corporate scale and entrepreneurial agility is achieved whilst chasing innovative business models and technology.
Mzansi Youth Choir
Entertainment
Mzansi Youth Choir

Mzansi Youth Choir Biography

The Mzansi Youth Choir was established in July 2003 with the aim of affording talented, underprivileged teenagers and young adults the opportunity to proficiently perform locally and abroad. The choir consists of on average 50 choristers (13 to 24 years of age) with outstanding musical ability from disadvantaged backgrounds.

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