Mr Thabang Qumza
Technology Commercialization Manager, University of Pretoria
I am Thabang Qumza, qualified with an MBA, BTech Chemistry degrees, and currently completing an MSc Technology & Innovation Management. I have fifteen years of combined cross-industry work experience from oil & petrochemical; technology development funding; technology transfer; strategy consulting; energy; paints & coatings; and automotive industries. I have been employed as – Associate Strategy Consultant, Project & Process Engineer, Lab Chemist, Technical Advisor: NPD, Commercialization Specialist, Technology Innovation Cluster Programme Manager & currently as Commercialisation Manager. On a part-time basis, I mentor SMEs at the Innovation Hub Biopark since the year 2016.