Shamit Govind

Consumer and Retail Sector Lead, Head of Clients and Markets Advisory, and Emerging Tech

KPMG in South Africa

Shamit has been with KPMG for 18 years and currently heads up KPMG South Africa’s Emerging Tech Unit, which is passionate about innovation. Creativity and innovation are our motivation, as such Emerging Technology focuses on; Cloud Transformation; Process Automation (Robotics); Advance Data Management; Advanced Analytics (Automated Process Mining, IOT, AI, Machine Learning), and “point solutions” in the tech space. This approach is based on KPMG’s future view and will focus on matching technologies to challenges. Shamit has extensive experience in both business and technical projects that include large, small, and medium-sized projects. He has been involved in all phases of implementation projects as, a project manager and quality reviewer. He has managed and led projects that involved project planning and management, requirements definition and analysis, solution design, integration design, team management, implementation, maintenance and support and reporting.

  • Bachelor of Commerce – Accounting

  • Bachelor of Commerce Honours / CTA

  • Member of ISACA

  • Microsoft Dynamic 365 KPMG Powered Enterprise Implementation, including Finance Transformation

  • Development of Smart Analytics (predictive and preventative) – linking baseline KPI’s (Strategy) to Business Process

  • Control Objectives and Operational Activity

  • Development of proof-of-concept for use case of Blockchain in the logistics sector