Adam Pantanowitz is a fanatical technologist, who enjoys solving seemingly unsolvable problems, particularly with the help of cloud computing and machine learning. He is part of the SingularityU South Africa Singularity Expert, with a focus on biotechnology and speaks about the future of technology with a focus on tech-human convergence.
He is no stranger to lecturing and has been passing on the baton in the faculties of engineering and medicine at the University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg since 2009. Since studying biomedical and electrical engineering, he has worked in the fields of biotech and software. His innovations have resulted in a number of patents, academic papers and creations. Some of his other collaborative innovations include a hands-free controlled surgery interaction system, CPR monitoring system and a computer-based sign language interpreter. Adam is a Fellow of The Institution of Engineering and Technology (IET) and is chartered internationally as an engineer.
Adam co-founded a number of businesses in the technology space, such as AURA, Tariffic, Lawbuntu, among others. I also acted as CTO of VATIT, the world’s largest VAT reclaim business, which equipped him with a new set of skills and business experience.