Global businessman, academic and South African philanthropist Teddy Daka is a living embodiment of leadership that is inspired to actively lead and help drive the potential that Africa has witnessed in the last few years, and one that is confident in the continent’s future economic possibilities, development and shared prosperity.
Teddy is Group CEO and a major shareholder in Etion Limited, a Johannesburg Stock Exchange (JSE) listed digital technology solutions provider and a company he joined in 2012 first with the objective to turn it around from a loss-making business into a profitable one, and secondly to transform it from its engineering heritage to a digital technology business that is market ready to drive the 4th Industrial Revolution on the African continent and globally.
Today the business has transformed into a provider that sees limitations as opportunities, and design solutions that enhance the safety, productivity, connectivity and cyber security of it its customers. Etion moves products and solutions from ideation, to design and manufacturing across diverse industries on the continent and in the Middle-East, with aspirations for Austral-Asia.
Teddy is a keen academic, currently studying for his Phd. He holds a masters in business administration, a Bachelor of Arts in Business Management (Honours) and has completed several executive programmes at international business school