Associate Professor of Technology and Operations Management, University of the Witwatersrand

Professor Mjumo Mzyece is Associate Professor of Technology and Operations Management (TOM) at the Wits Business School (WBS), where he researches and teaches in the areas of TOM, innovation studies and digital business. He has authored or co-authored more than 55 peer-reviewed scientific publications (including journal articles, book chapters and papers in conference proceedings) and supervised over 30 postgraduate students at postdoctoral, doctoral and masters levels.

Prior to WBS, he led the Smart Industries (ICT and Advanced Manufacturing) unit at The Innovation Hub, the innovation agency of the Gauteng Provincial Government. He has over 20 years of international experience in the global technology industry and has held various management, operational, R&D, consulting and academic roles in leading organisations, including IBM U.S., Econet Wireless International, and Agilent Technologies.

He holds a Bachelor of Engineering (BEng) (Honours) in Electronic & Electrical Engineering from Manchester University, England; a Master of Science (MSc) (Distinction) in Communications Technology & Policy and a PhD in Electronic & Electrical Engineering, both from Strathclyde University, Scotland; and an MBA from Duke University’s Fuqua School of Business, USA.

Experience

  • –present
    Associate Professor of Technology and Operations Management, University of the Witwatersrand

Education

  • 2004 
    University of Strathclyde , Electronic and Electrical Engineering