Emeritus Professor, School of Electrical and Information Engineering
University of Witwatersrand
|Prof Barry Dwolatzky|
Bio in brief
He launched the Joburg Centre for Software Engineering (JCSE) at Wits University in 2005 and since 2014 has been the driving force behind the establishment of the Tshimologong Digital Innovation Precinct in Braamfontein, Johannesburg.
In recognition of his contribution to the South African IT industry Barry Dwolatzky was named the joint winner of the ‘South African IT Personality of the Year” in 2013 and received an award for ‘Distinguished Service to IT’ from the Institute of IT Professionals of South Africa (IITPSA) in 2016. Also in 2016 Wits University presented him with the ‘Vice Chancellor’s Award for Academic Citizenship’.