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CEO of IFS reveals the real skills required for top Leadership!



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Chief Executive Officer

About this episode

In this video, we have the pleasure of sitting down with
Chief Executive Officer
will share insights into
own career trajectory, detailing how
first entered the industry and the challenges and successes
encountered in
very first job.
But that's not all!
will also offer invaluable career advice that you can directly apply to your own professional development. Whether you're just starting out or looking to make the next big move in your career, this conversation promises to arm you with practical tips and strategies to help you succeed. Tune in and take the next step on your own career journey!

Darren Roos is a South African business leader who serves as the CEO of IFS, having previously held the position of President of SAP ERP Cloud. Since joining IFS in 2018, he has been instrumental in doubling the company's size and significantly increasing its market share. Prior to IFS, Roos had an illustrious career with roles at Redflag Communications, Dimension Data, and Software AG, where he gained various leadership experiences including serving as the Senior Vice President of Field Operations and later as President for various regions.

Living in London with his wife, Melissa DiDonato, Roos is not only a successful business executive but also a philanthropist. Under his guidance, IFS has won several industry awards and he himself was named CEO of the Year in the 2020 Tech Ascension Awards. He is a frequent speaker at industry events like TEDx talks and contributes as an industry thought leader. Roos also co-founded the IFS Foundation, aimed at improving living conditions in Sri Lanka's rural areas, and the Inner Wings Foundation, a London-based charity focused on empowering girls and young women.

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