A pioneer in his field, Jaco heads up the business unit of BKB, a leading global provider of agricultural products, that has a specific focus on digital transformation throughout the business. Jaco has the responsibility of managing the Industry 4.0 challenges involved in the
establishment of a commercial model for Agri-Platform led business.
He is passionate about the role of innovation in uplifting African economies and currently holds leadership position at the South African Department of Computing Sciences Industry Advisory Board. In 2017, Jaco was named a fi nalist in the SA IT Personality of the Year as acknowledged by the Institute of IT Professionals of South Africa.