OnlineEd 2022

Now the firmly established global event for online learning and teaching



Dr Denisha Jairam-Owthar

Chief Director Information, Communication & Technology (GCTO)

Stellenbosch University

Denisha is leading Stellenbosch University in its ICT digital transformation journey. She has an array of diverse digital experience at the helm of leading transformational ICT and has shown, throughout her career, that ICT is agnostic of industry.

Denisha’s prior roles include Chief Information Officer at City of Johannesburg for Metro Services. She was involved in leading the City to latest ERP systems technology that will enable the City to be mSCOA compliant per National Treasury Regulations. As well as this, she lead many other critical digital initiatives to enable the City of Johannesburg to lead in the 4IR of Smart Cities in South Africa using emerging technologies.

Denisha is a versatile ICT digital futurist with both public and private sector experience spanning several years. After a stint at the South African Revenue Service in various leadership positions, Denisha held several Vice President roles at both Absa Bank and Barclays in London. as head of business intelligence for Africa, and as head of analytics and head of banking fraud analytics and specialized services for Africa.


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What others say

[The] HS OnlineEd event provided me with food for thought for the future of my own online space for the diversity of students that I engage with.

Sabrina Kavanagh
Institute of Technology Carlow, Ireland

A very insightful Teaching and Learning conference for the Online environment!!! This was for me the most enjoyable virtual conference since the start of online conferences.

Mapitsi Thantsha
University of Pretoria, South Africa

HS OnlineEd 2021 conference gave me a rare opportunity to connect with colleagues as well as providers of online educational tools. As a result, I am better able to navigate the fast-changing world of modern university education.

Nick Zubanov
University of Konstanz, Germany