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Get to know: Andrew Conway, CTO, Proteus developed by Xergy

What would you describe as your most memorable achievement? In 2020, Xergy was awarded a significant research and development grant from Scottish Enterprise. While this was a great achievement for the team, it was meaningful in a much bigger way. It was a true milestone that symbolised what our hard work and dedication were able […]


Get To Know: Marcos Monteiro, Co-Founder and CEO, Veezoo

On the lighter side of things we ask Marcos Monteiro, Co-Founder and CEO, Veezoo, what makes him tick. What would you describe as your most memorable achievement? Without a doubt it was winning the Hackathon back in 2015. It turned out to be truly life changing. This was when we built the first prototype of […]


Get To Know: Dian Nedelchev, CTO, Paynetics

What would you describe as your most memorable achievement? My most memorable achievement has been at Paynetics – helping our business grow from initially serving a few hundred companies to now helping thousands. I was here from the start, so it’s been hugely rewarding to see the team’s efforts flourish into the cutting edge product […]


Get To Know: Firas Saifan, Executive Director, TSME

What would you describe as your most memorable achievement? My most memorable achievement was when we won the Software AG Market Excellence Award, an international award that recognises marketing innovation, excellence and impact with B2B services and solutions, setting the bar high for a channel partner. We have received numerous accolades over a period, given […]


Deep Dive: Simon Bennett, CTO for EMEA, Rackspace Technology

Rackspace Technology is a leading end-to-end multi-cloud technology solutions company. As CTO for EMEA, Simon Bennett discusses his role at the company and tells us how he likes to relax and unwind outside the office. What would you describe as your most memorable achievement in the data centre industry? Many years ago in a previous […]


Get To Know: Collin Govender, Managing Director, Altron Karabina

On the lighter side of things we ask Collin Govender, Managing Director, Altron Karabina, what makes him tick. What would you describe as your most memorable achievement? Although I’ve spent the bulk of my career as a technical professional, my most memorable achievement came during my time as VP of Human Resources at T-Systems South […]


Get to know: Kokila Alagh of KARM Legal Consultants

On the lighter side of things we ask Kokila Alagh, Founder, KARM Legal Consultants, a legal firm focusing on the technology industry, what makes her tick. What would you describe as your most memorable achievement? My most memorable movement was the launch of KARM Legal Consultants to a global audience at the International Court of […]


Get to know: Nader Baghdadi of Secureworks

On the lighter side of things we ask Nader Baghdadi, Middle East Regional Sales Director focusing on the Middle East and Africa markets for Secureworks, what makes him tick. What would you describe as your most memorable achievement?Looking back over the past five years I am proud of the team members that I have worked […]


Get to Know: Robert Speed, Vice President MEA of Blackboard

On the lighter side of things we ask Robert Speed, Vice President of Blackboard Middle East and Africa, about what makes him tick. What would you describe as your most memorable achievement?I was fortunate to be given the opportunity three years ago to lead the Middle East and Africa (MEA) region for Blackboard to bring […]


Get to know: Atisha Raghunanan of Cleeks Cloud

On the lighter side of things, we asked Atisha Raghunanan, Director, Cleeks Cloud, about what makes her tick inside and outside the office. What would you describe as your most memorable achievement? I founded this business; so, my response is that the ability to ease into starting a business while balancing family life with the […]


Get to know: Emma Shakespeare of SAP Concur

On the lighter side of things we ask Emma Shakespeare, SAP Concur Regional Sales Director for MENA, about what makes her tick. What would you describe as your most memorable achievement? On a personal level, being able to buy my parents a house when I moved away from the UK to live in Dubai with […]


Get to Know: Alphawave Group CEO Frans Meyer

On the lighter side of things, we ask Frans Meyer, Co-Founder and CEO of Alphawave Group, about what makes him tick. What would you describe as your most memorable achievement? Being involved in creating from scratch, three successful niche antenna engineering businesses that all compete and lead on the international stage. This makes me incredibly […]


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