Mr Thato Mafoko has a background in Software Development and Information Security and holds an IT certificate (2005), Information Systems Engineering Diploma (2008), IBM Certified Deployment Professional: Tivoli Identity Manager V5.1 (2012) and Certified Ethical Hacker (2017).
His first IT related job was at Vela ATM (a virtual bank) where he developed web-based applications for the organisation’s kiosks. He then moved to Puleng Technologies as a Systems Engineer where his main focus was information security, Identity and Access Management. He later went on to perform on-site and remote support for organisations such as Dimension Data Global, Nedbank, JD Group and Mutual & Federal. For the past three years he’s been part of HST’s Health Information Technician team, where he implemented and supported systems such as Rx Solutions, Health Patient Registration System, Stock Visibility System, DHIS 2 and Virtual Electronic Medical Record in six provinces. He joined HISP-SA as a Senior Engineer (Infrastructure).