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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
Graeme Codrington
Author, futurist and strategy consultant
9:10 am
Lead the New Now - an Experian Update
Ferdie Pieterse
Chief Executive Officer
9:35 am
How Covid has impacted Sub-Saharan economies
Dr Iraj Abedian
Chief Executive at Pan-African Capital Holdings
10:10 am
How credit economies have changed and how different industries have been impacted
Jaco van Jaarsveldt
Chief Decision Analytics Officer
Panel Discussion with: Danny Mofsowitz Marketing Director, Atlas Finance | Abrie Duvenage CEO, iBureau Services | Gordon Turnbull Head of Credit and Analytics, Standard Bank | Regan Adams CEO, Paribas Personal Finance South Africa trading as RCS
11:00 am
Tea Break
11:20 am
Latest commissioned Forrester research to Help you Lead your Business to Success in the New Now
Mark Wells
Chief Customer Officer
11:50 am
Don't just rebuild after COVID, rather Re-imagine
Graeme Codrington
Author, futurist and strategy consultant
12:20 pm
Re-imaging the future of credit for our clients and consumers
Jaco van Jaarsveldt
Chief Decision Analytics Officer
1:00 pm
Lunch Break
2:00 pm
Tackling the credit invisibles - Experian's Sigma Transcend and new Sigma Bureau scores
Ryan Strauss
Head of Analytical Consulting
2:35 pm
How to turn disruption into innovation opportunities - the importance of alternative data
Paul Nel
Acting Head of Innovation
3:00 pm
Getting the balance right - digitalisation that upholds data privacy and security
Janine West
Head of the Privacy Office for Africa
3:30 pm
DigiCADA 2021 Close.
Ferdie Pieterse
Chief Executive Officer
3:40 pm
Mzansi Youth Choir Entertainment
Mzansi Youth Choir
Entertainment
Join us at #DigiCADA2021 and lead the new now!

Keynote Speakers

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.
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.  
Mark Wells
Chief Customer Officer
Mark Wells

Mark Wells Biography

Mark joined Experian in February 2015. Prior to that, he spent 20 years in the Information Technology sector running high performing sales teams. As Chief Customer Officer for Experian Africa, his current role involves leading the customer-facing integrated sales teams that engage with clients across all industries in South Africa. Mark holds a BComm (Hons) degree from the University of  the Witwatersrand, an MBA from the University of Cape Town, and post-graduate executive qualifications from Columbia University in New York and Harvard Business School in Boston.
Ryan Strauss
Head of Analytical Consulting
Ryan Strauss

Ryan Strauss Biography

Ryan Strauss is the Head of Analytical Consulting at Experian Africa’s analytics division, Scoresharp. He has extensive experience in scorecard development, credit risk strategies, profit modelling and IFRS9 impairment modelling. He has a passion for using analytics to derive business value and drive strategic decisions. His strong management and leadership skills enable him to build cohesive relationships and develop cross-functional synergy to achieve business goals. During the past 14 years, Ryan has worked as a credit risk professional in the banking and financial services industries. He has worked for two of the major South African banks across multiple secured and unsecured lending portfolios. Ryan holds a BSc degree in Electrical Engineering from the University of the Witwatersrand (Cum Laude).
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.
Janine West
Head of the Privacy Office for Africa
Janine West

Janine West Biography

Janine West joined Experian in May 2021 as the Head of the Privacy Office for Africa. She brings a wealth of knowledge from her 20 year's experience at Investec as well as an LLB from the University of South Africa. Janine is also a Certified Information Professional/Europ (SIPP/E), a Certified Information Privacy Manager (CIPM) and a Fellow of the International Association for Privacy Professionals (IAPP).
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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