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Wonga Ntshinga

Founder of Wowos Club

Wonga is currently based at The Independent Institute of Education (IIE) in Johannesburg, Sandton, South Africa as a Member of the General Management of the IIE and Senior Head of Programme: Faculty of Information and Communications Technology (ICT) respectively. The IIE is registered with the Department of Higher Education and Training as a private higher education provider and is part of ADvTECH Ltd, a public company listed on the Johannesburg Stock Exchange (JSE). Wonga's role includes amongst others to ensure that effective interaction takes place between the faculty/department and the trading divisions with respect to all matters related to the IIE and the faculty. 

Wonga has worked as a PhD Research Associate at SAP Africa (Product and Innovation Empowerment) in Pretoria, South Africa leading projects such as CoSMoS, Boda-Boda and Overture III which were projects mainly focusing on very small enterprises (VSEs) in emerging economies. He also worked as a lecturer for 14 years in public universities (i.e. at the University of Johannesburg (UJ) and Tshwane University of Technology (TUT) respectively leading students in programming subjects like COBOL, C++, Java, and VB.NET. He has worked as a System Engineer (Natural Adabas) at JCI/EDS responsible for mainframe systems. 

One of his research goals is to be a reflective researcher who has a broad insight into theories, ideas, methods and practises in ICT research field, particularly e-services.

Specialties: Service Composition Theories; Business Analysis, Software Development (Java, C++, C#, VB.NET, COBOL); Project Management;Supervising/Mentoring Post-Graduates; Teaching Under-Graduates; Research (Writing and Publishing); Property Management; and Investing.