Adapt IT, a leader in specialised software and digitally-led business solutions, is proud to announce the appointment of Lubabalo Lokwe as the Executive Manager for the Consulting and Support Services business units within the Adapt IT Education Division effective 1 November 2021.
His presence in the organisation will see the immediate delivery of support services to ambitious education partners in South Africa, the SADC region, the Rest of Africa, and further afield where the Division serves its clients.
“Over the last few years, Africa and indeed South Africa has become the latest tech innovation hub for organisations across the world, and we have substantial investments in educational technology. For our clients, our consulting and support services remain the cornerstone of our business. I am happy that through the competent and talented team, we can continue to offer a strong service on the ground and online,” says Lokwe.
As the Consulting and Support Services executive, he is broadly responsible for the effective implementation of projects for new customers across the Adapt IT Education product portfolio and ensures compliance to the Adapt IT Education customer service levels through the dedicated customer care and technical teams that he leads.
An experienced senior ICT professional with public and private sector experience, he will oversee the provision of infrastructure hosting and support services through Adapt ITs private cloud and lead partner engagements with Amazon, Microsoft, Oracle, and Huawei on strategies for migrating clients to AWS, Azure, Oracle, and Huawei cloud solutions.
Lokwe is a trained and certified ICT and technology professional. He headed up the ICT operations and service delivery portfolio at Nelson Mandela University before joining Adapt IT Education. His previous assignments include being the Head of Analytics and ICT at the National Skills Fund and holding several positions at the State Information Technology Agency (SITA) SOC – this has shaped his career in ICT public sector consulting.
“Right now, working in the educational technology and digital transformation space is not only rewarding, but it is the future and Adapt IT Education has contributed immensely to the education economy of South Africa. We strive for the future development of education and its technologies and continued contribution to its growth story. I am honoured to play a part in this exciting journey,” Lokwe added.
Adapt IT Education is a preferred global partner for cost-effective and strategic solutions in higher education. Boasting global expertise and perspective, we help our clients confidently and seamlessly manage their entire student management processes and drive institutional advancement.