Speaker Spotlight: Roderick Ross

After completing his PhD in Chemical Engineering at the University of Cape Town where he was awarded Best PhD in the Faculty of Engineering , he went on to complete his Post-doctorate at Imperial College ,London. Rod spent 7 years in the United States and United Kingdom in numerous senior technology roles. His employers included the Centre for Process Systems Engineering Imperial College London (www.ps.ic.ac.uk), Process Systems Enterprise (www.psenterprise.com), United Technologies Research Centre (www.utc.com) and ParosTech (www.parostech.com/media.htm). Rod returned to South Africa in 2005 to pursue opportunities in the technology space and would eventually be appointed CEO of TravelLinck International. Rod has subsequently set up Ross Consulting in Mauritius to offer outsourced consulting and software development solutions.

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