Andile Ngcaba

Private Sector, Africa – Chairman and Founder, Convergence Partners; Executive Chairman, Dimension Data Middle East and Africa; former South African Government Director General of Communications

Andile Ngcaba is the Executive Chairman and founder of Convergence Partners Investments and also serves as the Executive Chairman of Dimension Data Middle East & Africa (DDMEA).

Andile has actively been involved in public policy development at national, Continental and global levels through his activities on various bodies including the ITU, ICANN and the African Union. He continues to serve in an advisory capacity to a number of national, regional and international policymaking bodies in the technology and science sectors.

He serves on the boards of a number of the Convergence Partners’ portfolio companies, these include:

  • Seacom, the first fiber-optic submarine cable to serve the East Coast of Africa. The focus is on increasing Africa’s access to affordable, accessible broadband services; and
  • New Dawn Satellite Company, Africa’s first private communication satellite service. This Company focused on ensuring and supporting Africa’s continued growth of broadband services with a purely African footprint.

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