Raymond Mahlangu

Raymond Mahlangu

Job Title: Group Chief Data Officer

Company: Alexander Forbes

I am a creative, hands-on senior technical resource in BI/Datawarehousing & development with a proven track record of quickly unearthing and visualizing information buried in vast amounts of data. I also have a broad business acumen, technical expertise and analytical skills to achieve strategic objectives and articulate a future vision. Known as a collaborative, integrative and critical thinker, always striving for innovative ways to solve complex business performance problems. Passionate to teach, train and mentor others, enabling them to reach their full potential, resulting in organisational excellence. I also have a broad experience in ICT, Banking, Credit, Retail both from a technical and leadership role.

With twenty five years of experience in various capacities in the IT , data warehousing, software development and BI, I have gained not only years of valuable knowledge but also an ability to improve the organization’s efficiency, reporting and analytical competence, and a wealth of experience.

In the past, I have worked on several successful BI, Datawarehousing, Application Development, solution architecture projects. I have been responsible for strategy building and execution of plans, finding new creative talent and having a keen instinct regarding business needs from a reporting and analysis point of view. I have gained the necessary skills to understand the goals, drivers and processes and suggest technology solutions to business problems in terms business executives understand. I also have the technical background to gain the confidence of the IT/BI architecture and development teams.

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