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Valter Adão

As the Chief Digital and Innovation Officer for Deloitte Africa, Valter Adão leads a team of diverse specialists that create leading digital ecosystems to assist clients and employees understand the Digital Transformation journey, uplift their digital experiences and become digital at the core, in order to thrive in a world of ever-changing digital technologies.


By bringing in strategic and innovative thinking and capabilities at the intersection of emerging and exponential technologies and creative design, Valter and his team guide organisations to understand, and embrace emerging exponential and disruptive technologies. His goal is to push companies beyond potential disruption, towards new opportunities for relevance, growth and expansion.


He is a corporate entrepreneur with extensive experience in creating new businesses across a variety of industries. He works with organisations in identifying high value, innovative opportunities, and rapidly commercialising them into viable businesses. Valter holds an MSc and MBA. Valter is also a member of Deloitte’s Global Innovation Executive Committee and is the Life Sciences & Healthcare Industry Leader for Deloitte Africa.