DENZIL FILLIS

Denzil Fillis has more than 10 years' experience in the IT industry, in particular in software development. During this time, he held various positions spanning the software development spectrum, including the highly technical role of enterprise architect at a leading financial services institution. His entrepreneurial spirit led him to found Mpilo Software Solutions, a software development company that focuses on providing leading-edge enterprise software solutions and services. He is the CEO and is also involved in a project to translate literary masterpieces such as The Alchemist into indigenous South African languages, beginning with isiXhosa. He also established The Alchemist Foundation a non-profit organisation that provides assistance to the youth, including mentorship and entrepreneurship. His interests range from sports to travelling, with a particular interest in mathematics in the field of abstract algebra, an area in which he excelled during his university years when he obtained a BSc in mathematics and computer science

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