Brett Loubser, CEO, Tencent Africa Services – Why tech is key to accelerating economic growth
Brett Loubser is the CEO of Tencent Africa Services, and is responsible for the operations of JOOX – a popular music-streaming app – in Africa. He has been working in the mobile industry since 1997, and has worked for a number of mobile companies including Nokia, MTN and Samsung electronics. He joined the Tencent family with WeChat in 2013 and during his tenure, the company has been responsible for a number of innovative and groundbreaking work on the continent.
The overall theme is “Why tech is key to accelerating economic growth in South Africa.”