Speakers presentations

Digital Around the World 2021

Vinton Cerf

We are pleased that Vinton Cerf joined the Digital Around the World conference and gave a special message within the Opening session. Vinton G. Cerf is vice president and Chief Internet Evangelist for Google. He contributes to global policy development and the continued spread of the Internet. Widely known as one of the “Fathers of the Internet,” Cerf is the co-designer of the TCP/IP protocols and the architecture of the Internet.

Annabeth Aagard

Annabeth Aagaard, Associate Professor and Director of Interdisciplinary Centre for Digital Business Development from Aarhus University is presenting a new digital maturity assessment tool (DMAT). DMAT has been developed for companies and organizations to be able to assess their digital maturity on six key dimensions and has been applied already by over 900 companies globally. The data derived is applied for research and generates an individual mini-report with the assessments guiding the specific company in how to develop their digital maturity further.

Pretty Kubyane

Pretty Kubyane is the Co-Founder of Coronet Blockchain. Pretty’s management consulting focus across a decade ushered her into an industry disruption through the co-founding of Coronet Blockchain – an emerging technology solution geared to shift how hair exchanges hands across Africa’s ZAR 100 billion per year sector.