Top 15 Young Geeks of 2019

Recognising local talent, herewith the Top 15 Young Geeks doing
the work beyond the surface within the local Geek Culture.

2019 List Female Geeks Other Years

Profiling Talent

A check on the health of the South Africa Geek Culture, work being done, shortfalls and future forecast.

Channel Support

Highlighting the needs of local Geeks and Highlighting the needs for support to nurture young talent.

Inspire The Future

A quest to help young school learners see what is possible and build up same energy and stamina on them.

What's this about?

The role of Geekulcha in this journey is to create and enable platforms for Innovation and Creativity. In this regard, the organization also seek to showcase the shifts and health of the South Africa Geek Culture.

During the Youth Month, Geekulcha name and honor Top 15 Young Geeks in South Africa. These are the minds marking their stamp and playing a greater role in the Digital Revolution. These are Geeks who have been identified as being a role player in the transformation.

One gets nominated and selected to be on the list based on the work they had been doing and contributing the SA tech ecosystem.

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Here are the Geeks named for 2019 #Top15YoungGeeks

Top 15 Young Geeks of 2019

Abdul Malik Tejan-Sie

Africa School of Technology/ Founder

Graduated from Durban Computer College with Cum Laude in Information Technology, uploaded his first mobile app on google play store 2014, before furthering his studies in India where he earned his...

Dan Nyabadza

Head of Research/ Digitech Group

The Pathfinder Smartcane Tech Hour (An online radio show) Pan African Robotics Challenge (Team South Africa Coach 2018) Next Einstein Forum's Challenge of the inventions (Continental final top...

Diketso Setho

Co-Founder & Manager/ GH Tech Innovation

Diketso Setho is a Self-taught Web developer who grew up in the ghetto streets of Tembisa and always wearing a Sniper cap. I am currently a Co-Founder and Managing Director of Ghetto Heroes Tech In...

Doreen Mokoena

Internet Governance Coordinator/ ZADNA

Digital Forensics, Criminal investigation, Policy and Regulations, Internet Governance, data privacy, and Cybersecurity are her passions. A driving force behind her undying dedication to bring toge...

Gomolemo Mohapi

Student/ Durban University of Technology

Gomolemo Mohapi is a young, passionate Applications Development student from the Durban University of Technology with a keen interest in Microsoft tools and technologies such as C#, .Net and Micros...

Kagiso Maloma

Founder and CEO/ Genius Level

By profession he's a CGMA (Chartered Global Management Accountant), and by night a startup tech entrepreneur, with a focus on building large online communities to help connect like-minded indiv...

Kamogelo Charmaine Thebe

Junior Software Developer/ GirlCodeZA

She's a Junior Software Developer, GirlCode Volunteer and a youtuber(recently created her channel). She studied Computer Systems Engineering at the Vaal University of technology. She wants to b...

Mpho Jan Kubeka

Founder/ Kubeka Advanced Industries

A 20 year old entrepreneur and data science student at the EXPLORE DATA SCIENCE ACADEMY hailing from Evaton North (Vaal Triangle). He is passionate about Artificial Intelligence, Big Data and their...

Ofentswe Lebogo

Co-Founder and CTO/ Datawizzards

He was born and raised in Limpopo at a village called Thalane in Bochum, where he completed his primary and high school education, he then went to complete his B.Sc Degree from University of Limpop...

Raymond More

Founder and CEO/ Kasiwireless pty ltd

His company has been running at the Flats in soweto providing Wireless internet and very minimum cost and free to young people and students around Soweto without government support as a struggling...

Sewagodimo Matlapeng

Software Engineer/
Sewagodimo is a software engineer, half marathon runner and tech Youtuber. She started programming at 16 years old, she has since graduated with a Bsc(Hons) in Computer Science and 3D Gaming from UCT....

Sifiso Nkabinde

15 Year Old Coder/ School

He's a 15 years old software developer from Johannesburg. Sifiso started programming at the of age 10 after an introduction at the Sci-Bono Clubhouse since then, he developed an interest in 3D...

Tshireletso Kgabi

Cyber Security Engineer/ Performanta Group

First in South Africa and Africa to be a CyberArk Delivery Engineer. The youngest female Technical security lady in PAM. Experienced Cyber Security Engineer with a demonstrated history of working i...

Zakia Salod

Software Developer/ Africa Teen Geek

Zakia Salod is a Software Developer from Durban, Southern Africa. She obtained her BSc Computer Science and Information Technology degree and a BCom Honours in Information Technology (Cum Laude) de...

Zanda Isaacs

Founder and CEO/ Ting Tang Tea

A Digital Marketing Geek in the e-commerce space, her entrepreneurial endeavours began at the age of 10, selling stickers to her peers. Her pursuits journeyed with her through her schooling career...