Co-founder of Nkgwete IT Solutions with chief operations officer Sagaren Kanniappen, Siddika Osman is the company’s primary shareholder. Boasting more than 25 years’ experience in the ICT sector, including with firms such as Transnet IT, arivia.kom and T-Systems, Siddika is an award-winning IT professional.
In 2019, Siddika won the inaugural Africa Tech Woman of the Year Award, was a finalist in the Top Gender-Empowered Organisation: Fast-Growth Women-Owned SMME category of the Standard Bank Top Women Awards, and first runner-up in the Digital Woman category of the SITA GovTech Digital Public Service Awards.
In 2021, Siddika was one of the 50 women included in the Mail & Guardian’s Power of Women list, in the business category.
Siddika’s technical expertise and business acumen are integral to Nkgwete IT Solutions’ success.
Siddika holds the following qualifications:
ITIL Service Manager
Bachelor of Arts in Communication Science
Gordon Institute of Business Science leadership development