Intelligent CIO Africa Issue 64 - Page 72

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How do you deal with stress and unwind outside the office ?
I like running to clear my head and travelling to the bush ! These activities clear my head and remove all clutter .
If you could go back and change one career decision , what would it be ?
Probably not have done engineering , but finance ! I enjoy numbers .
What do you currently identify as the major areas of investment in your industry ?
I see cloud , cybersecurity and financial crime as the main areas that need investments at the moment .
What changes to your job role have you seen in the last year and how do you see these developing in the next 12 months ?
The remote office model came into effect during COVID-19 . The challenge is maintaining a Dariel company culture within a hybrid model of both onsite and remote developers .
Try and if you fail , try again ! It took three attempts to get Dariel to what it is today !
What advice would you offer somebody aspiring to obtain c-level position in your industry ?
Try and if you fail , try again ! It took three attempts to get Dariel to what it is today ! Secondly , be prepared to sleep in the gutter and do whatever it takes to make the business float ! p
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