Managing Director, Openserve
Alphonzo Samuels joined Telkom in 1984 and was appointed the Managing Director of Openserve in October 2015. Prior to this, he served as the Chief Technology Officer at Telkom from February 2014, the Managing Executive: Network Infrastructure Provisioning from July 2010 and the Group Executive: Wholesale and Marketing Operations from November 2007 until June 2010.
Mr Samuels has held various senior management positions in numerous divisions during his tenure at Telkom, including Broadband Technology, Planning, Engineering, Operations, Capital Project Management and Human Resources. He also completed a nine-month assignment with SB C (AT&T) in 1998.
Mr Samuels holds a B.Tech and a National Technical Diploma in Telecommunications as well as a National Diploma in Human Resource Management. He has also completed numerous Executive Leadership Programmes.