Dr. Lebogang Mosupye-Semenya holds a PhD in Business Management (UJ), an MBA (WBS), and a BSc (Eng)(Chem) (Wits). She is currently a Senior Lecturer at the Johannesburg Business School (JBS), playing a pivotal role in educating MBA candidates about Digital Technologies and Disruptive Technologies. Her teaching approach seamlessly integrates theoretical knowledge with practical, real-world applications. Lebogang’s research interests primarily focus on the Fourth Industrial Revolution and its impact on Small and Medium Enterprises. Before her tenure at JBS, she served as a Post-Doctoral Research Fellow at the DSI/NRF/Newton Fund Trilateral Chair in Transformative Innovation, 4IR, and Sustainable Development, situated within the College of Business and Economics at the University of Johannesburg.
Notably, Dr. Mosupye-Semenya has shared her expertise on the international stage, contributing to the Namibian 4IR Readiness report, which was presented to the Namibian Cabinet and President. She further contributed to the South African Emerging Technologies Landscape Analysis report, which was presented to a UK-based organization. Her publications include conference proceedings presented at conferences held in diverse locations, including the Dominican Republic, Cairo, and Kenya.
Before commencing her academic journey in 2022, Lebogang had a 15-year career as a Chemical Engineer in the water sector. Her leadership capabilities were demonstrated in various roles, including her position as the Chairperson of the Board of the South African National Council on Alcoholism and Drug Dependence, Soweto Branch.
In her personal life, Lebogang enjoys spending quality time with her husband and 5-year-old daughter. Beyond her academic and professional pursuits, she finds enjoyment in activities like boxing and hiking.