Leadership Lecture

SALGC INVITES YOU ALL TO THIS ONLINE EVENT hosted on Zoom and Facebook Live.

The chairman, Mr Bo’ Tlabakoe is hosting our esteemed guest, Mr Lungile Bomvu.

 

Mr. Lungile Bomvu is a Senior Enterprise Architect at the World Bank Group in Washington DC, USA. The World Bank Group is one of the world’s largest sources of funding and knowledge for developing countries. Its five institutions (IBRD, IDA, IFC, MIGA, & ICSID) share a commitment to reducing poverty, increasing shared prosperity, and promoting sustainable development. Mr. Bomvu helps drive Digital Transformation in the bank by working with the various Business and IT departments and developing transition strategies and roadmaps that propel the bank towards adapting modern solutions and methodologies. He is passionate about building a better digital Africa, transforming African economies, and educating Africans about the digital future. He has engaged and collaborated with high-ranking officials and dignitaries from the South African Embassy and the South African executive director office at the World Bank to discuss a number of topics impacting South Africa, such as technology, education, and economics.

He is currently the chair and co-creator of the Mzansi Staff Society, a staff association consisting of over a hundred South African staff members from the World Bank and the IMF. This society’s goals are to engage as South Africans and discuss various challenges in the country and celebrate South African successes. Before joining the World Bank in 2016, Mr. Bomvu worked as a Solutions Architect and Consultant for IBM, MTN, Multichoice, Vodacom, Standard Bank, SITA Inc, Telesure Group, and more. His work involved overarching designs of technical systems and enterprise-wide solutions to meet strategic business goals. In addition to the MBA he holds from the Management College of Southern Africa (Mancosa), he also has a B-Tech Degree in Information Technology from the University of Johannesburg and a National Diploma in IT from the Nelson Mandela University in Port Elizabeth.

He was born and raised in the Eastern Cape between Umtata and Butterworth. He is married to Siyabulela “Asakhe” Bomvu, and they both have two daughters Liyema and Aluhle, who all stay in the USA with him. His journey has earned him recognition with Mancosa, who has, over the past year, used his story as part of an ad campaign to help inspire many South Africans to also work towards achieving their dreams. 

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