Demonstrated track record of strategic leadership, growth and operational excellence across entrepreneurial, mid-enterprise and global corporate organisations including in Tech (SaaS), Retail, Manufacturing & Professional Services.
“I am passionate about Industry 4.0 and Digital Transformation – what this means for our clients business-of-today, while future-proofing business-of-tomorrow”.
Currently in a business advisory role as Senior Strategist for the African Consumer Industry group of Deloitte, working with clients through the value chain from manufacturers to retailers. Responsible for leading the strategy development, operational delivery, global and local stakeholder engagement, go-to-market, & driving a Pan-African growth strategy. A qualified futurist (Cum Laude) Dylan provides scenario based, systemic thinking approaches to solutions in an uncertain, disruptive and exponential world.
As Chairman of the Board of the Ecommerce Forum Africa (EFA), I am driving a growth agenda for Africa enabled by technology and led by Digital Trade. The EFA represents over 55 private sector companies engaging in multi stakeholder digital trade discussions across SSA and Globally. In December 2018 the EFA constituted the 1st Pan-African Digital CEO Forum with 22 execs, from 15 companies and 11 Countries from which the “Digital Trade: Principles for the Future – call to action from the Private Sector” report was crafted and submitted to the AU and regional bodies.
My ambition is to make a positive impact on the continent, global and local organisations, and individuals. I have led discussions & presented with international CEO’s, WEF, ICC, WTO, EU/AU/NEPAD/EAC/SADC & Government representatives, including the World Investment Forum 2018 (Geneva), Global Digital Leaders’ Summit (Luxembourg), Africa Agri Investment Indaba, AfricaCom, IoT Africa, Africa’s export development, SAIIA ThinkTank: eCommerce & the Digital Economy; Africa’s manufacturing led growth, Finance in Africa etc & was part of a private sector delegation that presented the inaugural Esibayeni Declaration to SADC 15 member state ministers.