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Get to Know: Roy Alves, New Business Sales Director, Mimecast

What would you describe as your most memorable achievement? Without a doubt, the satisfaction of witnessing the growth and development of people under my leadership. When people in my team go on to manage large teams or projects, both locally and abroad, it gives me an enormous sense of pride and affirmation that I have […]


Get to Know: James Hickman, Chief Customer Officer at Altron Karabina

What would you describe as your most memorable achievement? Being recognised by a mentor and a man I respect hugely with the MDs award. This followed a year of hard work, rebuilding a team and a region. The business results were in line with expectations but what was recognised was the work that went into […]


Get to Know: Pieter Bensch, Executive Vice President, Sage Africa & Middle East

In this Get to Know feature, we find out what makes Pieter Bensch, Executive Vice President, Sage Africa & Middle East, tick and what he views to be the the hot talking points in technology. What would you describe as your most memorable achievement? Personal achievement is important to me both inside and outside the […]


Get to Know: Wayne Human, Executive Partner at IQbusiness

On the lighter side of things, we ask leading experts what makes them tick. Here, we ‘get to know’ Wayne Human, Executive Partner at IQbusiness. What would you describe as your most memorable achievement? The most memorable achievement to date is the growth we as an executive team have driven for the past number of […]


Get to Know: Indi Siriniwasa, Vice President Sub-Saharan Africa at Trend Micro

Describe your current job role and the parts that are somewhat challenging? My current job role is Vice President for Sub-Saharan Africa which means I am the Business Unit lead for the entire region. I moved to Africa just over a year-and-a-half ago from a role within Trend Micro in Australia. I am based in […]


Get to Know: Yolanda Smit, Regional Director (Gauteng) at PBT Group

What would you describe as your most memorable achievement? From a career perspective my journey towards becoming the Regional Director for Gauteng for PBT Group has comprised of many smaller milestone achievements. With that in mind, my most memorable achievement is where I am in my career now – being part of the dynamic data […]


Get to Know: Sahem Azzam, Orange Business Services

On the lighter side of things, we ask the industry experts what makes them tick. Here we speak to Sahem Azzam, Vice President Middle East and Africa, Orange Business Services What would you describe as your most memorable achievement? From a career perspective, being promoted to lead a services business unit in the Middle East […]


Get to Know: Luis Ortega, Managing Director, MEA at Pagero

On the lighter side of things, we ask the industry experts what makes them tick. Here we chat to Luis Ortega, Managing Director, MEA at Pagero. What would you describe as your most memorable achievement? I feel proud of many things in my professional career but I am especially proud of having built scalable and […]


Get to Know: Tanya Long; Chief Operating Officer at Argility

We get to know Tanya Long, the Chief Operating Officer at Argility, to see what makes her tick… What would you describe as your most memorable achievement? While there are many projects that stand out for me as having a positive impact, I would say my most memorable achievement is the leadership roles to which […]


Get to Know: Neil Buckley, Managing Director at Apex BI

What would you describe as your most memorable achievement? I have had many memorable achievements, some big and many small. There are, however, also a few great moments that stand out for me. The first was being awarded Employee of the Year and then quickly following that up by becoming the youngest manager at arguably […]


Get to Know: Philippe Kubbinga, Regional Director at Axis Communications

What would you describe as your most memorable achievement? Building and leaving a legacy behind at Axis, not simply because of securing large orders and deals, but through building the organisation and laying a foundation of success within the EMEA region. In my time as Regional Director, we have established trusted relationships with partners and […]


Get to Know: Michel Chalouhi, VP Global Sales at Genetec

What would you describe as your most memorable achievement? In my career, my most memorable achievement was launching Omnicast 4, our video management system. I was the Product Manager at the time, and helping the team come together to release what would become our company’s flagship product was really impactful. It helped me develop my […]


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