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Get To Know: Darryn Botha, CIO, Ukheshe Technologies

What would you describe as your most memorable achievement? When I was a child, I played the piano and I was invited to attend an eisteddfod where I played in front of over 100 people and won a prize for playing the best piece. What first made you think of a career in technology? My […]


Get To Know: Malcolm Rabson, MD, Dariel

What would you describe as your most memorable achievement? Closing our first deal with a small financial trading company as their IT partner to build their new system. That was a great accomplishment because all prior work was just supplying resources and not having ownership and control until this point in the company’s history. What […]


Get to know: Waleed Rassuli, Head, Tezos Gulf

What would you describe as your most memorable achievement? I don’t think I have one that is most memorable, but I do have a few entrepreneurial achievements that I am proud of. I launched a few ventures over my career, but I am proud of the first entrepreneurial venture I launched that was a meat […]


Get To Know: Ali Bahlooq, General Manager, Esharah Etisalat Security Solutions

What would you describe as your most memorable achievement? I would say there were many memorable achievements, but the one most outstanding is making Esharah to become the secure systems provider for EXPO 2020, the biggest event ever in the Gulf region. What first made you think of a career in technology? Since my elementary […]


Get To Know: Lelani Rautenbach, COO, Nemesysco Service Centre, South Africa

What would you describe as your most memorable achievement? There are a couple of major milestones that come to mind, such as being selected to speak about the psychology of lying at the ACFE African conference one year ago or when I assisted in a serial murder case in Modimole in my early years as […]


Get To Know: Karl Sun, Co-founder and CEO, Lucid Software

What would you describe as your most memorable achievement? One memorable achievement from the early days was when I was at a conference and I started to describe to someone what I did, and a person recommended our product to me. It was the first time that I had come in contact with a stranger […]


Get To Know: Moussalam Dalati, General Manager, Liferay Middle East

What would you describe as your most memorable achievement? As a general summation of life so far, I have been blessed with several achievements through my journey, some small and some quite significant – family contentment being the most important. Professionally, one of my greatest and most memorable achievement has been witnessing the growth of […]


Get To Know: Jameeka Green Aaron, CISO, Auth0

What would you describe as your most memorable achievement in the cybersecurity industry? The most memorable was watching Orion EFT 1 launch and land. It was a full circle moment for me. My team worked closely with the engineers who wrote the code for Orion and scanned a few million lines of code to ensure […]


Get To Know: Kapil Lodha, Digital Transformation Director, Ciklum

What would you describe as your most memorable achievement? My most memorable achievement has been converting a negative perception of my team into a positive and upbeat one. A few years ago, as part of a significant business deal at a Fortune 500 company, my more than 30 member team faced stiff challenges from senior […]


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 […]