Dr Brian Armstrong
Dr Brian Armstrong is one of the foremost ICT industry leaders in South Africa, with over 30 years of top level management experience in Telecommunications, IT, technology R&D and systems engineering. He is widely regarded as a thought leader in digitalisation, convergence and business strategy.
Until recently, as Group COO and Group Chief Commercial Officer of Telkom, Brian was a key member of the leadership team credited with turning the organisation around.
In his time with Telkom he revived the ailing Telkom Business, conceived and led the acquisition of BCX and its integration into the group. He was also responsible for the group’s Retail unit, as well as leading group strategy and transformation activities.
Brian has a BSc (Engineering) and MSc (Engineering) from the University of the Witwatersrand and a PhD from University College London.