Top 15 Young Geeks - Class of 2022
Thapelo Sekwena is a Senior RPA developer at Tangent Solutions, Author and a founder of Botho Jobs. He is the winner of the Johannesburg’s Geojozi developer’s challenge 2016.
Born and bred in Lichtenburg, North West Province, Thapelo grew up as a techie and would help his parents with appliances, gadgets and tasks such as transacting on ATMs. He grew up playing TV games, later PlayStation games, and he also owned a game shop with a friend called The Zone game shop.He always wanted to be a medical doctor but his obsession with tech got him to apply for a computer science and mathematics degree. Four years later, he obtained his degree from North West University.
Thapelo (based in Pretoria GP) has worked across different sectors in South Africa as a developer and in the UAE as an automation consultant. He values people, innovation, education and open-mindedness. He believes that dreams do come true, more so if you are resilient and true to your dreams.
Build Strong and properly; or get ready to rebuild. - Poloko Mmakgolane
Dear South African Geeks,
My message to you is that , as we happen to find ourselves through this tough unprecedented times, may we rise to the occasion and start seeing this as an opportunity. An opportunity to be more innovative, An opportunity to change lives and an opportunity to showcase our talent .I am urging all of you to rise to the occasion, help and contribute towards a better South Africa through technology and innovation. Thank You!
- Thapelo Sekwena