Thavash Govender

Data and AI Solution Specialist at Microsoft

Thavash Govender has been involved in the IT industry for the last 19 years. After studying Electronic Engineering at the Durban Institute of Technology (DIT), he moved to Johannesburg soon afterwards to take up a role as a Systems Engineer with the German company Siemens.

Thavash then moved into pure Software Development , mostly on Microsoft platforms ( .NET , SQL and BI ) before joining Microsoft in 2010 as a Solution Specialist. He currently runs the Data and AI Specialist team at Microsoft South Africa.

Thavash is an active public speaker on the local IT circuit and is also a blogger. His interests include broader technology, futurism, artificial intelligence, and of course, Blockchain