Pandelani Munyai is the chief technology officer at Transnet SOC Ltd. His responsibilities include the development of strategies and policies, network architecture, implementations and technology acquisitions. Prior to Transnet, he was CIO of SITA, and prior to that, he was employed by Globacom (Nigeria) as head of Technology and Service Delivery. Munyai also worked for Vodacom as executive head of Transmission Networks responsible for transmission network planning and design for backhauling 3G and LTE networks. Prior to joining Vodacom, he was employed by Neotel as GM (Technology Strategy and Network Partnership), where he participated in the development of submarine cables (WACS and EASSy) as co-chair of the technical working group, Assignment Routing and Restoration.