Councillor Joseph Lebooa was the Business Liaison Manager in the Information Systems Division of MTN SA from November 2006 to September 2010, and worked on the Project Management Office, IT Business Liaisons, and Work Scheduling and Reporting. These areas all have Enterprise responsibility, not just IT. The Business Liaison organization has broad responsibility to prioritize IS investment in building capabilities to support and enable business and technology strategies, ensure the expected economic return on these investments, and monitor the effectiveness and efficiency of the delivery of the capability building initiatives.
In 1999, he was appointed the Special Adviser to the former Minister of Communication until January 2001. In this capacity, among others, he managed the Cell C Licence court case and advised on speedy resolution, dealt with Policy and regulation evaluation and advisory services and managed government parastatals such as Telkom and the Post Office for delivery on strategic targets and objectives.
He studied Masters Degree (MSC) in Telecommunications Engineering from I.S.P.J.A.E in Cuba and many other certificate courses including Certificate in Tariff Accounting Course from London.
Councillor Joseph Lebooa was the Business Liaison Manager in the Information Systems Division of MTN SA from November 2006 to September 2010, and his key function was to be the one stop shop between business and the information systems division of MTN. He was responsible for stakeholder management, strategic technology and process leadership to business and for coordinating the resolution of day to day business operational issues.
Between August 2005 and October 2006, Joseph Lebooa was a Business Development Executive Consultant at Arivia.com where his core function was to position Arrivia.kom as the preferred high end IT Service provider in Africa. His duties included, among others; business development of the Africa market, relationship management with executives from African countries as well as contract and service level agreements with African administrations.
From 2002 to 2005, Joseph Lebooa was appointed associate regional vice president of the third largest international telecommunications carrier in the world – IDT Corporation. Joseph established their local offices in South Africa and managed their Africa and Middle East Portfolio.
In 1999, he was appointed the Special Adviser for Communications to the late Minister for Communication Dr Ivy Matsepe Casaburri until January 2001. As a ministerial advisor, he would evaluate and advise the Minister on all required inputs to Parliament. He dealt with Policy and regulation evaluation and advisory services and assisted the minister with other oversight functions with bilateral and multilateral organizations across the world.
Councilor Joseph Lebooa also has extensive work experience with Telkom South Africa where he occupied various positions such as regional manager Africa and Middle East, Executive mergers and acquisitions and business development and Executive call centre’s
He obtained a Masters Degree (MSC) in Telecommunications Engineering from the university of I.S.P.J.A.E in Havana Cuba and many other qualifications such as; Certificate in Tariff Accounting Course from London, Diploma in Technology Leadership Programme in the management of technology, Certificate in Business and Systems Analysis, Financial Management etc.