Rapelang Rabana

Rapelang Rabana

Entrepreneur
Featured on Forbes Africa Cover before 30 and named Entrepreneur for the World 2014 by the World Entrepreneurship Forum, Rapelang founded Rekindle Learning, a learning & development company that provides mobile and computer learning solutions that enable knowledge mastery and measurement in corporate and schooling environments. Rekindle Learning was profiled in the McKinsey report Lions go Digital as a striking innovation in mobile learning. Rapelangs entrepreneurial journey was launched when she co-founded Yeigo, an innovative startup that developed some of the worlds earliest mobile VoIP applications, straight after university. She serves as the Chairperson for Moro Group, an ICT and payment services group headquartered in Botswana as well as for Generation Ubuntu, an NGO providing lifesaving holistic care to children living with HIV. She also sits on the World Economic Forum Global Agenda Council for Software and Society as well as the Global Knowledge Networks Advisory Board that oversees all the councils and think tanks of the Forum. Rapelang was also selected as a Harambe Associate of the Harambe Entrepreneur Alliance.
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Monday, 09 March, 2020 03:30 PM|Monday, 09 March, 2020 04:15 PM
Guest Keynote: The hopes and realities of building a digital business

We are living in times of rapidly evolving technologies, business models, demographics and workplace cultures that bring about a quantum of change that will deeply challenge business leaders. While the majority of businesses have a digital strategy, how will they execute it, if only a fraction of businesses have the depth of skills and IT staff turnover has breached 20%? At the same time, are traditional organizational structures aligned to serve the real customer, to enable the business to BE agile and responsive instead of just DOING agile projects? Rapelang brings her perspective as a digital native and technology entrepreneur on the kind of business leadership today’s challenges demand in order to build and expand digital businesses.

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