South Africa has a vibrant telecommunications market with large companies like MTN, Vodacom, Telkom, Cell C, and Liquid Telecom fighting for market share.
The country has also produced some of the world’s most respected telecommunications executives, including Alan Knott-Craig, Pieter Uys, and Karel Pienaar.
Telecoms companies are a core part of the South African economy, and their CEOs often feature on the front pages of newspapers and in online publications.
Reigning executives like Vodacom CEO Shameel Joosub, MTN CEO Rob Shuter, Telkom CEO Sipho Maseko, and Liquid Telecom CEO Reshaad Sha are also household names in the tech community.
This raises the question how many South African CEOs you can identify – take this quick quiz to find out.