February 13-15, 2019
Elephant Hills Hotel, Victoria Falls, Zimbabwe

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Dereck T. Nyakupinda

Dereck T. Nyakupinda

Chief Operating Officer , TENDO Electronics

Dereck is a premier Information Systems, Technology and Critical Infrastructure Consultant/Advisor/professional with a First class Masters in Business Administration (MBA) degree specialising in Information Technology Management from the AMBA and Chartered Management Institute (CMI) accredited University of Leicester School of Business. Dereck also holds a level 7 Diploma in Strategic Management and Leadership from the Chartered Management Institute (CMI) in addition to a BSc (Hons) Degree in Computer Science. He is also a highly acclaimed Certified Information Systems Auditor (CISA) and Certified Information Security Manager (CISM) and a current member of the American based Information Systems Audit and Control Association (ISACA). He has previously served on the ISACA board PIAC subcommittee for 2010-11 representing Africa. A Certified Data Center University Associate (DCCA), having completed more 25 courses with the American University and a certification exam. Dereck has vast experience in external IT and Business Consulting including Review, Design and implementation of critical infrastructure having assisted organisations in various industries in design and implementation of Data Centre projects worth several Millions(USD) Dollars to date.


As Chief Operating Officer at Tendo Electronics, Dereck leads a team of specialists in various domains that delivers turnkey Data Centre projects, having deployed more than 85% of all new Data Centres deployed in Zimbabwe since 2008. The footprint of projects commissioned includes Zambia, Ethiopia, Uganda etc

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  • We were looking for a place that is a premium vehicle for our products, a wide demographic to grow our business and 2 day’s worth of sales leads to grow over the next 12- 18 month and that is exactly why we are at Data Centre Africa 2019. We have had great conversations and looking forward to creating business with the leads generated from the 2 days.
    David Howe
    CEO, Dermat Limited
  • Data Centre Africa Conference is the go to event for exhibitors in the data centre sector. We want to see the event grow and develop into a leader of all data centre industry events and that’s why we exhibit here. The event will definitely not disappoint, we are looking forward to see many clients & customers multiple new faces – this will lead to lots of visitors coming to ask questions, new networking opportunities and leads.
    Jack Peckham
    Business Development Manager, Rene Electronics

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