Deon Liebenberg is the managing executive of the internet of things (IoT) for Vodacom across Africa - transforming assets into intelligent devices. He is a senior executive specialising in the creation and development of new and fast growth businesses in large organisations. Liebenberg has more than 20 years of experience in the communications industry, earned working at some of Africa's leading operators and service providers as well as at multinational and telecom vendors.
During his career, he has held a number of executive and leadership positions at organisations such as Telkom SA, Grintek Telecom, Motorola (Pty) Ltd., Blackberry, Samsung and Vodafone.
His career includes assignments in a number of European countries. He has had exposure to the market at a consumer, prosumer, enterprise, service provider and operator levels. He currently serves on multiple boards within the Vodacom Business Africa portfolio, as well as executive director at AfriGIS (Pty) LTD, XLink Communications and Mezzanineware.
He holds a Bachelor of Economics from the University Of the Free State, South Africa as well as a Bachelor of Business Management and Administration and a Master in Business and Administration from the University Of Stellenbosch, South Africa.