(l) Prof Manoj Chiba

Prof Manoj Chiba is a management professional & has held senior positions in different sectors, with a deep technical expertise in data and technology, with over 14 years of experience. This experience has allowed him to draw on the relevant understanding to exploit opportunities & align strategies.

Prof Chiba’s training, qualifications & passion for data & the intersection with technology drive his underlying philosophy for evidence-based decision-making and the impact on the future of business and society. Some of his work includes Data Science, serving as a data scientist; building data science capabilities and operationalising this capability sustainably within organisations of different sizes; strategy and structure consulting work; price-setting strategies for organisations; market share analysis; SME for legal cases and innovation consulting.

Prof Chiba has consulted to over 65 companies locally and globally, with hands-on experience in over 10 African countries and serves as a non-executive director for two organisations. He also has a deep passion and spends a considerable time working with youth, education, and developing the youth in South Africa.

At GIBS Prof Chiba is a Senior Lecturer and Faculty member, lecturing research, statistics, predictive analytics, digitisation, intersection of business, society and technology, artificial intelligence and lead faculty for innovation and design. He also supervises MBA and PhD theses in the fields of International business strategy and structure; Data and strategy; Digital Business models; and innovation. Prof Chiba is also a reviewer for: European Business Reviewer; South African Journal of Business Management and Emerald Case Publishing. Furthermore, he is an external examiner for numerous Universities across undergraduate and post-graduate courses and theses, locally and globally.

Prof Manoj Chiba