CEO, board member
Schalk joined Entersekt as CEO in 2009, bringing with him experience in managing large-scale mobile technology and network deployments for GSM operators across Africa and the Pacific. Schalk's passion for entrepreneurship and his relationships in the industry have been driving forces behind Entersekt's growth.
Jeanne works closely with the CEO and sales teams to set marketing strategy, define a plan of action, and oversee its implementation by her team. Prior to this, she headed corporate communications at S1 Corporation, having established Mosaic Software’s technical documentation, training, and marketing teams.
CLAUDIUS VAN DER MEULEN
Claudius drives Entersekt’s expansion into Europe from our offices in the Netherlands. A seasoned salesperson with two decades’ experience in information technology, he has also helped establish a partner network in the region to further accelerate growth.
HANNES DE JAGER
VP Software Development
Hannes is responsible for a large team of engineers who transform product ideas into our world class security software. Beginning his career as a programmer for Vodacom, Hannes has filled various positions in software development and software team leadership, and brings a wealth of knowledge with over 17 years’ experience in the field.
Gerhard provides the organizational and operations power that translates Entersekt’s vision into reality. He has a wealth of experience in developing and managing successful international software development and delivery teams.
Niel is an engineer by training and has decades of experience in most facets of software development within the telecoms and IT industries. He is passionate about product and organizational strategy, and particularly enjoys working in a team to make something incredible happen.
SVP North America
Sherif manages Entersekt’s North American business, where his experience in establishing brand presence and building strategic partnerships positions us well for growth. A perfect fit at Entersekt, he has long been focused on cyber security, digital Identity, and payments innovation in fintech.
Country Manager United Kingdom & Ireland
Frans is responsible for Entersekt’s expansion into the UK and Ireland. He has over 15 years’ experience in managing technology-based organisations, accompanied by a solid background in strategic business development in the payments and financial services industry.
RONALD MAYER CA(SA)
Ronald Mayer is responsible for the financial management of Entersekt, sharing his extensive experience in financial planning and analysis. Prior to joining the company, he worked in lending at Rand Merchant Bank and at EY as a chartered accountant and business consultant.
SVP Middle East & Africa
Pattison has over 20 years’ experience in the ICT industry, and has worked at a number of major corporations including Microsoft, Ericsson, and Motorola. He will be responsible for maintaining and growing Entersekt’s presence in Africa, as well as breaking into new geographic markets.
Adnaan leads Entersekt’s Operations Centre of Excellence, helping ensure that we are prepared for the next stage of our expansion. He has extensive experience in the managed services sector, including roles in global support and maintenance with MiX Telematics and others.
Country Manager Central Europe
Jonathan brings to Entersekt over 25 years’ experience in business development, strategy, marketing, and sales – both in the US and Europe. Most recently, he served as Director Financial Services Strategic Partnerships at PayPal, furthering his already extensive knowledge of the digital payments and financial services industries.
SVP Partnerships & Alliances
Dewald is one of four founders of the company and is responsible for building Entersekt’s global network of strategic alliances and technology partners. Having been involved in several projects further afield than Entersekt, including the A-Darter missile program for Denel Dynamics, his technical ability is as impressive as his solid business acumen.
SVP Customer Projects
Elias holds responsibility for Entersekt’s product implementations and all customer interactions associated with the rollouts globally. Our customers benefit enormously from his insight and experience in managing complex implementations of cutting-edge mobile technology.
VP Human Resources
A perfect match for Entersekt, Rita excels at building strong, lasting relationships based on trust. Having managed an HR organization at a similarly fast-growing IT multinational, she has valuable experience managing change and fostering a shared culture in diversity. Before joining us, Rita worked at First National Bank and Clickatell.