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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 […]


Go Phish: Joe Brown, CSO at Boomi

What would you describe as your most memorable achievement in the cybersecurity industry? Looking back on my 20 years in cybersecurity, I’ve met a lot of great people and had some truly memorable moments but if I had to choose one particular achievement, I would say it was building out the web application penetration testing […]


Get to Know: Simbo Ntshinka, Managing Director and Partner at Itec Tiyende

Find out what makes Simbo Ntshinka, Managing Director at Itec Tiyende, tick in this ‘Get to Know’ feature. What would you describe as your most memorable achievement? Managing the successful joint venture of Itec and Tiyende Telecommunications, positioning the business in the telecommunications space and the broader ICT sector in South Africa. I had some […]


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 […]


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