Takalani Madzhadzhi is a qualified Actuary and the Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Ashanti ai.
Ashanti ai is a purpose-driven artificial intelligence startup that strategically empowers the Fortune 500, government units, private companies, and non-profit organisations in various industries to minimize their everyday costs and add social value. Ashanti ai is a strategic partner of Argility Technology Group and the inaugural winner of South Africa's national sandbox in technology, IFWG.
Takalani's 10 year career spans across the financial services industry, he has held senior roles at Absa, Liberty, Old Mutual etc. He has a Bsc in Actuarial Science from the University of Cape Town and is currently pursuing a Post Graduate Diploma in Industrial Engineering. In his spare time, Takalani is a relentless art collector and enjoys connecting with ordinary South Africans. He has traveled and worked in more than ten countries.