From Optimisation to Transformation
|Description:||The Speaker for this Chamber Connects event will demonstrate how determination to achieve personal and professional goals can be life changing and change lives.
4Sight envisioned a 4th Industrial Revolution, and its CEO, Professor Antonie Van Rensburg, lives that vision - inspiring companies to transform into Industry 4.0 entities and take advantage of the digital economy and disruptive technology to create new products or services, change markets, or increase productivity. 4Sight's sectors focus is broad: Telecommunications, Media, Property, Mining, Manufacturing, Healthcare, Retail, Utilities - a spread across the South African economy - although its clients have global portfolios. Its optimisation model is based on connectivity - using technology to build solutions for efficient and responsible business models, using the internet, data analytics, machine learning and AI. It is all the more amazing, given that 4Sight works to enable its eligible clients to achieve returns on their investments within less than six months and within acceptable risk levels. The secret? Creating the organisation's digital twin, making sure the business case, solution design and financing models support practical implementation for the company. 4Sight reaches 64 million end customers daily with 31 million daily transactions across 25 countries.Speaker Bio:
Prof. Antonie Van Rensburg serves as Chief Executive Officer of 4Sight Holdings Limited and has been its Executive Director since June 28, 2017. Prof. Van Rensburg has extensive experience as an entrepreneur and business consultant. He is a Founder and Managing Partner of Visualitics (Pty) Ltd and Sakhubukumkani Co-Operative. He has served as Acting Managing Director of BP Architect Consulting Services from 1991 to 2017. He serves as a Director of Pretty Up, Visualitics, Sakhubukumkani Co-Operative Limited, Sirbie, Sakhu Management Services, Corporate Lifestyle Management, Foursight Holdings and Visualitics. He served as a Director of Ontonix, Neubrand Golf Advertising and Aqynt. In 2013, he was appointed at the University of Stellenbosch as extraordinary lecturer at the Department of Industrial Engineering and went on to develop the first accredited course in Data Science for the University of Stellenbosch in 2014. He is also is an author and publisher of more than 50 articles, publications and conference papers. He obtained his Philosophiae Doctor (PhD) from University of Pretoria in 1996 and thesis on the concepts of visualization and optimization of business models. Prof. Van Rensburg holds MEng (Industrial Engineering) (Cum Laude), University of Pretoria in 1992 and BEng (Industrial Engineering)(Cum Laude), University of Pretoria in 1990.
6:00pm to 9:00pm, Thu 15th Nov 2018
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