De Wet Bisschoff
Managing Director – Communications, Media & Technology
De Wet Bisschoff heads up the Communications, Media & Technology (CMT) Group, Africa for Accenture South Africa. In this role, he is focussed on the introduction and delivery of exponential digital strategies and technologies to help CMT organisations achieve their strategic transformation agendas, remain relevant, differentiate their offerings, acquire and retain customers, and drive top-line growth.
De Wet has 25 years’ experience in large-scale business and technology transformation for clients across various industry sectors—from communications (telecommunications and media) to financial services (banking and insurance), resources (utilities) and the public sector (treasury)—in South Africa, Africa and Europe.
As a member of Accenture’s Exco, he is also focused on the business management and leadership of the organization, collaboratively managing the financial state of the business, and ensuring the development of highly skilled workforce.
Before assuming his current role, De Wet was the executive lead for Accenture’s Technology Consulting practice, an experience that has given him great insight into the challenges faced by the business and technology leaders of South Africa’s blue-chips.
De Wet’s key strengths in information technology include digital transformation, cloud strategy and implementation, application development and maintenance, outsourcing, systems and enterprise management, information and technology strategy, service-orientated architecture (SOA) and integration, and infrastructure.
He is regularly invited to speak at industry and client events. He also delivers guest lectures on information technology at various universities.
De Wet has a degree in Computer Science from the Nelson Mandela Metropolitan University and a Master in Business Administration (MBA), Management from North-West University. He has attended extensive international training on technology and business management in the USA, Asia and Europe. This includes, most recently, the University of Oxford Saïd Business School (Blockchain), Colombia Business School (Digital) and Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Sloan School of Business Management (Digital Marketplaces).