30 June 2023
We're Thrilled To Introduce Helena Wiehahn, Our New Chief Operating Officer (COO)
With a diverse background spanning academia and a passion for organizational management, Helena brings a unique blend of expertise and enthusiasm to our team. Let’s explore her journey and discover why she’s an invaluable asset to our organization.
Helena started in Sciences but transferred to Humanities in her second year to pursue her career goals. Having graduated with a B.A. in Humanities, specializing in Socio Informatics, Psychology, and Sociology, she offers a holistic understanding of human behavior. Her postgraduate studies in Knowledge and Information Systems Management further equip her to optimize organizational knowledge flows.
During her time in the Dept. of Information Science at Stellenbosch University, Helena traveled abroad to further her knowledge of managing teams and leading innovative projects by studying at the Computer Sciences faculty of the Higher School of Economics in Moscow Russia for a semester. During her time there she completed modules in Agile Methodology and Project Management, Neuroeconomics, Team Management, and Innovation Management.
While she is currently pursuing an MPhil in Information and Knowledge Management, she is also a member of Knowledge Management South Africa thus demonstrating her commitment to staying ahead in this evolving field.
Helena’s multi-faceted background draws from design experience, technical understanding, as well as her years of experience in management and business consulting. She has worked in both corporate organizations, as well as numerous startups and scale-ups. By combining her academic knowledge with practical experience, Helena is able to drive operational excellence.
Helena Wiehahn’s multifaceted background and deep-rooted passion make her an exceptional COO. Her ability to connect diverse fields of knowledge drives innovation and growth within our organization.
We’re excited to welcome Helena Wiehahn as our new COO. With her academic background, professional expertise, and compassion, she brings a fresh perspective and a commitment to excellence. As Helena takes the reins, we look forward to the positive impact she will have on our organization’s growth and success.