Top 15 Young Geeks of 2022

Recognising local talent, herewith the Top 15 Young Geeks doing
the work beyond the surface within the local Geek Culture.

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Profiling Talent

A check on the health of the South Africa Geek Culture, work being done, shortfalls and future forecast.

Channel Support

Highlighting the needs of local Geeks and Highlighting the needs for support to nurture young talent.

Inspire The Future

A quest to help young school learners see what is possible and build up same energy and stamina on them.

What's this about?

The role of Geekulcha in this journey is to create and enable platforms for Innovation and Creativity. In this regard, the organization also seek to showcase the shifts and health of the South Africa Geek Culture.

During the Youth Month, Geekulcha name and honor Top 15 Young Geeks in South Africa. These are the minds marking their stamp and playing a greater role in the Digital Revolution. These are Geeks who have been identified as being a role player in the transformation.

One gets nominated and selected to be on the list based on the work they had been doing and contributing the SA tech ecosystem.

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Here are the Geeks named for 2022 #Top15YoungGeeks

Top 15 Young Geeks of 2022

Imdadullah Adam

Project Engineer - Technical (Metal)/ Centre for Rapid Prototyping and Manufacturing

Imdadullah Adam is employed as a Project Engineer at the Centre for Rapid Prototyping and Manufacturing based at the Central University of Technology, Free State in Bloemfontein, where he is respon...

Itumeleng Nkge

Learner/ Gabonewe Secondary School

Itumeleng Witness Nkge is a 16 year old self taught programmer living at the North West province. His tech journey started around 2019 when he overhead one of the students at his school s...

Jeremiah Chauke

Robotics & coding teacher/ Siyafunda CTC

It all started when he was 15 years old doing his grade 10. He didn't know why but he was interested in building his own car . Jeremiah then began selling snacks at school to raise money f...

Jerry Monyelo Managing Director/Senior Cloud Architect

Born in Vosloorus, he is a Self Taught Developer, Hackathonista, AWS Certified Solutions Architect as well as the Managing Director for a StartUp called ArtScience. Facing unemployment and the hars...

Kgothatso Mokobane


Top Skills

  • Networking
  • Facilitation
  • Information Security Awareness

Lethokuhle Shandu

Test Analyst Apprentice/ Kaleidocode Pivot

A 4th-year student studying for my Diploma: ICT in Applications Development at the Durban University of Technology, a Beta Microsoft Learn Student Ambassador (MLSA) and a Test Analyst Apprentice at...

Marcus Shamase

CTO & Software Engineer/ Multi-Racial Information Systems Pty Ltd

Marcus Shamase is a Co-Founder, CTO and Senior Software Engineer for Multi-Racial Information Systems and Splasha. He is an accomplished coder and programmer; He enjoys using his skills t...

Nokwanda Maranjane

Skills Accelerator/ mLab Southern Africa

Nokwanda grew up in Springs in the and then later studied Information Technology(IT) at the Tshwane University of Technology. She completed her studies in 2014 and 2015 was a beginning of her&...

Sibaphiwe Dlova

Student/ Rosebank College

Sibaphiwe Dlova was born in 2001 on the 19th of October, raised in a small village on the outskirts of a small town called Butterworth. Growing up he didn’t have a lot of interactions wi...

Solomon Setshedi

DRS/ Cyber Security Engineer

Experienced Software Developer and Cybersecurity practitioner adept in bringing forth expertise in design, installation, testing and maintenance of software systems. Equipped with a diverse and pro...

Thabo Segota

XR Consultant/ Schindlers Innovations

Experienced Augmented Reality Software Engineer with a demonstrated history of working with Unity 3D, LensStudio & SparkAR. Skilled in AR Development, Wireframing, Mockups,3D Character Design.S...

Thapelo Sekwena

Senior Developer/ Tangent Solutions and Botho Jobs

Thapelo Sekwena is a Senior RPA developer at Tangent Solutions, Author and a founder of Botho Jobs. He is the winner of the Johannesburg’s Geojozi developer’s challenge 2016.

Trecia Sekgalo

Developer Advocate Intern/ Strapi

Her name is Trecia Sekgalo, better known as Trecia Kat and she is a self-taught frontend developer who is on her way to becoming a developer advocate. As a  college drop-out in 2021,...

Xoliswa Mahlangu

Curriculum developer and technology integration specialist/ SLG (Future Nation Schools / Sifiso Edtech)

Xoli is a Computing Curriculum Developer and Technology Integration Specialist at Future Nation Schools. A self-proclaimed Tech Fairy and technophile, whose mission is to demystify tech and make it...

Yenziwe Ngwenya

Social and Community Manger/ Humanz AI (South Africa)

She is a BCom accounting graduate who is passionate about people, marketing, design and digitization. Yenzi is currently a full time social media manager at Humanz and part time content creato...