David Behr has been officially appointed to the MTN Group’s ICT Centre of Excellence (CoE), effective 1 November 2023.
With over two decades of experience, Behr has been at Liquid Intelligent Technologies for the past 11 years, where he currently serves as Liquid C2 CEO. He founded one of Zimbabwe’s initial Internet Service Providers (ISPs) and helped grow it to become the largest in the country before joining Liquid Intelligent Technologies.
His outstanding academic record includes an MBA from Harvard Business School and a Master of Science in Electrical and Electronic Engineering from the University of Bristol in the UK. The executive will be taking over from Vaughn Naidoo, who held the interim position.
Amongst others, MTN mentioned that Behr had extensive expertise in the enterprise arena, including enterprise cloud, cyber security, IOT solutions and platform development. “Behr’s experience in developing CoEs will help MTN achieve the enterprise scale it requires across its 19 operating markets,” the telecoms company said.
Charles Molapisi who is the CEO of MTN South Africa said Behr’s exceptional career and deep industry knowledge made him the ideal choice to lead MTN’s ICT CoE.
“He will play a pivotal role in advancing our strategic initiatives, strengthening our partnerships, and driving innovation that enhances our customers’ digital experiences,” Molapisi said.