Vukosi Sambo

Head of Data Solution @ Medscheme

Vukosi Sambo is an experienced executive and renowned key note speaker, with extensive experience in healthcare, financial services, FMCG and Market Research.  He is an expert specialist in data science, AI & ML, digital strategies, cloud computing & security, risk management and actuarial, business architecture, consumer research and insights, remuneration design, and operations management. He currently serves as the Head of Data Solutions at Medscheme, a leading South African health insurer with almost 4 million lives under administration. He also serves as an Advisory Board Member of Hottopics, a global data and technology events platform with over 15 000 C-level subscribers.

Prior to Joining Medscheme, Vukosi served as Chief Data Officer at Kaelo, held senior roles in Discovery Bank, SAB, Nielsen and Discovery Health. He has won several awards including 2020 Global Top 100 Data Visionary. His background includes studies in Bachelor of Economic Science (Wits), Post Graduate Diploma in Artificial Intelligence from University of Texas (USA), Post Graduate Diploma in Cloud Computing (University of Texas, USA), Post Graduate Program in Risk Management (Unisa), Post Graduate Diploma in Business Administration (Unisa), Post Graduate Executive education in Digital Strategies for Business (Columbia Business School, USA), Certificate in Lean Six Sigma (BMGI University, USA) and Certificate in Advanced Forecasting for Data Analysts (Adcorp Analytics). Vukosi is also certified in Machine Learning, Big Data and Cybersecurity. He is currently studying towards an MBA with Unisa SBL. He is an international conference speaker and contributing writer on Data analytics and technology leadership forums. He is a comrade marathon, two oceans marathon and Soweto marathon finisher.



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