Bytes People Solutions head continues to lead from the front

By: Bytes Technology

Managing Director of Bytes People Solutions, Dr Madelise Grobler, was named the winner of the ICT category in Africa’s Most Influential Women in Business and Government 2017 Continental Awards. Earlier this year, Grobler won the award in the same category for South Africa as well as for the SADC region.

Bytes People Solutions is a leader in in Talent Management, Skills Development and Business Process Outsourcing for a large number of organisations in South Africa and Africa. Services include Assessment Centres, Business Process Outsourcing, Contact Centre Solutions, Content Development, Enabling Technologies, ICT Learning Solutions, Online Learning Technologies, Professional Services and Soft Skills Development.

Since 2000, CEO Global has recognised the important role women play in the private and public sectors through the Africa’s Most Influential Women in Business and Government Awards. The programme is designed to uplift and celebrate women across Africa who are at the pinnacle of their industries.

Grobler, a former lecturer, has more than two decades of experience in IT-focused learning and development. She holds a Doctorate of Commerce (Informatics) degree from the University of Pretoria and as part of her Doctorate received a bursary to study at the Maastricht University in Limburg and at the University of Delft in the Netherlands.

“It’s an incredible honour to have been considered for these awards and to be associated with other phenomenal women from across the African continent who have played a pivotal role in the development of society, to drive economy and consistently exercise a positive influence on our Continent,” Grobler said.

“These awards also highlight the paramount effect that the Learning and Enabling Technologies projects implemented by Bytes People Solutions over the years have had on development programmes, helping Africa leapfrog out of the ‘dark continent’ misnomer. The strategic merging of Digital Transformation and technology has created a platform for meaningful impact on people and business sustainability.”

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Dr Madelise Grobler, centre, receives her award from Mabel Kiggundu, founder and managing consultant of Empowad Ltd, and Annelize Wepener, Chief Executive of CEO Global.