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Chief Strategy, M&A & Innovation Officer: Dark Fibre Africa
Vino 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 September 2018 he assumed the role of Executive: Strategy, Mergers and Acquisitions, and Innovation.
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.