Vino Govender has had a 21-year career in the ICT industry filling key strategic B2C and B2B marketing roles at some of the country’s leading telecoms providers. He led go-to-market-strategy formulation and execution in companies such as Altech, SABMiller, MTN South Africa, Vodacom, and Nokia Siemens Networks.
Vino joined Dark Fibre Africa in January 2015 as Executive: Marketing, Brand, and Communications and his portfolio expanded in March 2017 to include product innovation. In November 2017, he assumed the role of Acting CSO.
In addition to his roles at DFA, Vino is a board member and functions as an ecosystem advisor for SqwidNet, a DFA subsidiary in the IoT space and the only Sigfox-licensed operator in South Africa. He is also a Chartered Marketer registered with the Marketing Association of South Africa, and a member of its marketing board subcommittee.
Vino holds a BTech Marketing from the University of Johannesburg as well as a Telecomms Mini MBA from Informica and a Master of Business Administration from Wits University.