Bongani fosters new innovation within the South African landscape by quickly adapting to the latest technologies to solve pressing problems within the society and it is said that his networking skills are unmatched compared to other innovators within the space. His ability to create new opportunities even when things are tough is a skill that he knows how to use effectively.
A firm believer that our knowledge and skills could be transferred across ages and generations, in that we build communities of innovation and knowledge, the construct of education would make education accessible to all ages. "I believe that Technology is a resource-liberating mechanism. It can make the once scarce the now abundant." - Qoute by Peter H Diamandis
He has so many major highlights he can list from but his biggest came from after the time he got to know about Geekulcha. Bongani has attended 6 hackathons in total, won 2 and was a finalist in 1 in the year 2022 and has also grown from a volunteer to an organiser at tech conferences. From time to time attends workshops and with his team received working contracts for projects(1 of of them was a hackathon project). Lastly he has been inducted in 1 Fintech accelerator as well as 1 SMME MOU with Cisco South Africa. There continues to be more highlights in this tech journey of which the latest is email for the nomination for Top Young Geeks 2023!
If you can dream - and not make dreams your master; If you can think - and not make thoughts your aim; If you can meet with Triumph and Disaster. And treat those two impostors just the same. - Rudyard Kipling Poem
Developers and Tech communities cannot operate in Silos. In order for us to achieve maximum impact in innovation we need to collaborate and work together, grow together, innovate together. People in tech are not the saints and saviours of non tech people, both are groups that need each other for out of the box thinking and innovation.
- Bongani Mhlanga