Updated: May 30, 2022
"Firstly, congratulations to the Coronet Founders on this great undertaking and I wish you all the best in this amazing journey. I eagerly look forward to serving and adding value.”
Ms PhumzaChief Marketing Officer - Pan African Network for Investment and Development.
South Africa, 18 May 2022, Coronet Blockchain Pty Limited today announced Phumza Dyani the Coronet48 Board Effectively from 25 May 2022. Ms. Phumza Dyani will serve as a member of the Advisory Board. Following the appointment of MS. Phumza Dyani, the Board will comprise 14 directors, 10 of whom are independent.
There's a Legacy company environment, then there's the Startup & Innovation landscape. In an unusual way, Phumza navigates both, effectively and effortlessly, with unusual elegance.
“A devout technology professional with more than 2 decades demonstrated track record across Tech, Telecoms and Infrastructure: Phumza has an innate ability to make people feel at home whilst she navigates tech possibilities with a firm know-how and upper hand.
The global landscape is her backyard: Phumza went digital well ahead of the curve or the current Covid reality norm. At home in the boardroom and/or the Zoom room, High Level Panels or Keynote delivery, she shines light on Africa's possibilities at every turn. She has made it her life mission to "lift as she rises": dedicating each waking hour to amplifying the voice of women in tech, business and leadership landscapes.
Mr Shadrack Kubyane co-Founder & CEO of Coronet Blockchain.
Phumza Dyani has spent over 18 years in various roles in the ICT industry and is a partner in the Southern African region for the Regional Consortium of Experts for Development (RCD Africa). She has worked for the major Mobile Operators in the continent, MTN and Vodacom, and has operated across spheres in her career. She is currently employed as the Chief Marketing and Sales Officer for Broadband Infraco, an organisation with a mandate of connecting the rural and underserved communities of South Africa to enable universal access.
She is a renowned Global Speaker and host on a myriad of Topics which include her
passion for Technology Infrastructure, Emerging Technologies, Personal Branding, and Gender Parity. She has spoken on International platforms like the ITU (International Telecommunications Union), Women in Tech, Global Council for the Promotion of Trade and WinTrade Global. She is a Columnist, as well as the Voice for SHE-Community’s Global Digital Magazine called SHE-Insight, a Movement focused on progressing the Gender Parity narrative. Above these accolades, Phumza is a true Advocate to empowerment and hosts a Podcast called SHE-UNLEASHED. She is a recipient of the GCPIT Top 100 Global Women
Leaders Award for 2021 and has been recently appointed as Ambassador South Africa for the: US Presidential Service Centre
She holds an MBA from Bond Australia and a myriad of other Global Leadership
Qualifications. Phumza is a Global Speaker on a vast number of topics in ICT, with a special passion for the involvement of women in ICT.
We are very pleased to welcome Ms. Phumza Dyani to our board.
About Coronet48: We’re a digital archive putting a spotlight on Africa facing start-ups, the founders & the impact they're making. Our aim is to shift the spotlight onto Africa focused start-ups. In 2021 our media platforms reached 5.5 million audiences. This traction attracted funders, clients, partnerships etc. Through these media spotlight features, we are extending our platform, for free, to African startups, to lend them our influence.
About Coronet Blockchain:
Coronet Blockchain is A B2B2C Marketplace: that enables African based retailers to source quality authenticated products from vetted manufacturers at lower sourcing costs. We securely track products from Source to Customer: 100% quality requires 100% secure tracking.
Our first use case involves using blockchain to transform Africa's 7 billion USD hair extensions sector. Our focus is using blockchain across Beauty, Fashion & Agriculture supply chains & leveraging blockchain to impact Africa's supply chains.