Jacob Munodawafa is currently the Executive Secretary /chief

Jacob Munodawafa is currently the Executive Secretary /chief
Executive Officer of Southern Africa Telecommunications Association
(SATA) which brings together operators, service providers and ICT
players in Southern Africa. SATA is an Institution of the Southern
African Development Community (SADC) being a regional
community for Angola, Botswana, Democratic Republic of Congo
(DRC), Lesotho, Madagascar, Malawi, Mauritius, Mozambique, Namibia, Seychelles,
South Africa, Swaziland, United Republic of Tanzania, Zambia and Zimbabwe. Jacob as
an Engineer by profession has more than 21 years experience in telecommunications
and Information Communication Technology (ICT). He is a holder of Bachelor of
Science Honours in Electrical and Electronic Engineering from the University of
Zimbabwe, a Master of Science in the same field specialising in Digital Mobile
Communications from the University of South Australia , a Master in Business
Administration from the University of Zimbabwe majoring in financial management and
a Further Education Teachers Diploma (FETD) from Harare Polytechnic majoring in
training methodologies and delivery. Prior to joining SATA in 2006 Jacob worked for
Tel●One, Zimbabwe from 1991 until 2006 where he rose from being an Engineer to
Senior Executive as the Head of Information Technology (IT) reporting to the Chief
Executive Officer/Managing Director responsible for the company wide IT function.
From 2001 until 2006, he was also a Senior Lecturer at the University of Zimbabwe for
the Master of Science (MSc) program in Telecommunications.