Our Team

 

“Our Team is Our Most Valuable Resources”

Brenda, Ed and Rufus in Ed’s Office | Bryanston South Africa

Our company is made of highly qualified professionals from MBA’s, Chartered Accountants, Computer Scientists and Software Developers. Our team has combined experience working in United Kingdom, Switzerland, South Africa, Namibia and Zimbabwe. Below is an outline of the key individuals in our company

Our Leadership Team

Edson Mutyavaviri

CEO

Ed is a seasoned Business and IT professional with experience working in 3 notable cities of London, Johannesburg and Zurich. He brings to our company a wealth of international experience. His focus is ensuring that our company is highly innovative and is fanatical with exceptional customer experience and happiness.

Ed, among other qualification holds an MBA from the University of Wales, Institute Cardiff, he has also completed the Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) exams from CFAI, Charlottesville, Virginia, United States. Ed is married to Brenda and they have 2 kids, Joshua and Hannah. He is conversational in German.

Rufus Ledwaba

Executive Director

Ru is a South African native with immense experience as a business and technology executive. Rufus developed his career over the years through the corporate world in South Africa, where he worked for organisations, among others, SA Post Office, Speed Services, Services SETA and Communications Workers’ Union. Rufus pursued his studies in management at the Technikon SA and Gordon Institute of Business Science (University of Pretoria).

Rufus is a keen business strategist who also brings to our company a wealth of executive experience in the areas of business development and client relations. Rufus is also somewhat of a polyglot with 7 languages that he can speak fluently.  

Rufus and his wife are blessed with 4 children, their favourite family vacation spot is the luxurious Sun City resort in South Africa where they try to visit at least once a year. Rufus is also actively involved in various leadership position in his church Assemblies of God.  

Brenda Shonhiwa

COO

Brenda is a UK trained Chartered Accountant who completed her Accounting degree with the Oxford Brookes University. As our COO she is occupies a position that gives her a holistic, cross-functional view of our business. Brenda is a structured problem solver who harnesses her broad exposure and know-how working in London to create systems and structures that elevate our company’s ability to bring success to our customers. 

Brenda is married to Ed and she enjoys her mother role to Joshua and Hannah. Brenda lived in London for 8 years where she developed a love and appreciation of West End Theatre. Her all-time favourite show is the award-winning Ghost the Musical, adapted from the 1990 Academy Award winning film starring Patrick Swayze and Demi Moore.  She is also an ardent tennis fan.

Aaron Katema

CTO

AK is a consummate technology professional who brings innovation and distinction to our solutions. His mission as the CTO is executed through his strong expertise in programming, software architecture design and cloud-based infrastructure configuration. He is also responsible for rallying our budding engineering team towards our vision.

Aaron is a bona-fide Chelsea Club supporter. He is also a fitness enthusiast who spend as much as possible lifting weights. 

Aaron Technical Summary

  1. PHP (Laravel, Codeigniter, Symphony)
  2. Javascript Fullstack ( VueJs, Angular, Jquery,)
  3. Python
  4. Web Services( Google Cloud Platform, Amazon Web Service, Microsoft Azure)
  5. SQL(Mysql and Postgres)
  6. DevOps
  7. Server ( Apache and Nginx)
  8. Version control system (VCS)
  9. Working with API (REST & SOAP)

William Nyika

Customer Success Executive

Will is recognizable by his infectious smile and energy. He brings vast client relationships management experience from his work in the education, automotive and hospitality industries. He has natural flare for sales, marketing and client relations. He received his business management training from the Association of Business Executives (ABE) and Open University. 

As a Client Success Executive, his focus is to help our customers receive value quickly by managing product implementation and on-boarding. He is also responsible for synthesizing customer feedback for our technical and support teams. Will is married to Abigail, they have 2 children, Lerato and Thabang. He is avid marathon runner whose dream is to run the Comrades Marathon. 

Our Development and Support Team

Prince Rupiya

Full Stack Developer

Prince is a software engineer by training with a BSc Degree in Software Engineering. He brings a keen sense of innovation to the development team. Prince leads a number of our mobile and web development projects. Prince is your quintessential geek who loves coding, he is also an avid Liverpool fan.

Prince Technical Summary

  1. PHP (Laravel, Codeigniter, Symphony)
  2. Javascript Fullstack ( VueJs, Angular, Jquery,)
  3. Python
  4. Web Services( Google Cloud Platform, Amazon Web Service, Microsoft Azure)
  5. SQL(Mysql and Postgres)
  6. DevOps
  7. Server ( Apache and Nginx)
  8. Version control system (VCS)
  9. Working with API (REST & SOAP)

Ngoni Chibaya

Full Stack Developer

Ngoni is a Business Studies and Computer Science graduate who bring a wealth of knowledge in deploying scalable systems to our company. His business studies training makes him valuable resource in ensuring that our software tools are customer centric.

Ngoni Technical Summary

  1. PHP (Laravel, Codeigniter, Symphony)
  2. Javascript Fullstack ( VueJs, Angular, Jquery,)
  3. Python
  4. Web Services( Google Cloud Platform, Amazon Web Service, Microsoft Azure)
  5. SQL(Mysql and Postgres)
  6. DevOps
  7. Server ( Apache and Nginx)
  8. Version control system (VCS)
  9. Working with API (REST & SOAP)

Bradley Mare

Customer Support

Brad is an intern responsible for customer support. He is currently waiting to begin him undergraduate studies with the University of Chicago in the United States.

Sibonokuhle Mpofu

Customer Support

Sibo is a Journalism graduate from the National University of Science and Technology. She is responsible for customer support.

Berven Hlumelo

Content Contributor

As a content contributor Berven brings a wealth of experience in the church space across southern africa. He is a professional consultant who specializes in operational management for churches and faith based organizations. He is the training director for New Gates Ministry Consult where he is involved in strategic planning and different trainings for churches from Eswatini, South Africa, Zambia, Zimbabwe and Malawi.

Berven is also the National Transformation Coordinator for John Maxwell’s EQUIP Eswatini where he leads a team of 110 facilitators who empower their communities through several development programs.

Christa Vhumazonke

Front Office | SA Office

Christa is responsible for managing our front office in Bryanston.

Development Team | Marlborough Office

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