9 Mar Interview: BCX CEO Ian Russell

In this episode of the TechCentral podcast, Duncan McLeod sits down with BCX CEO Ian Russell to talk about the company’s strategy following Telkom’s R2.7bn acquisition of the IT services provider.
Russell talks about the opportunities and challenges facing players in the IT services market in South Africa, how the landscape has evolved in recent years and the threat posed to local companies by international cloud providers.
The conversation ranges from Russell’s background as both chief information officer for major corporations as well as his decision to join Telkom and his elevation to the BCX role.
He talks, too, about the skills shortage facing South Africa’s ICT sector and some of the initiatives BCX is involved in to address the problem.
It’s a great discussion – don’t miss it!
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