Chief Technical Officer
Having spent many of his formative years in Missouri, USA – Jared finished his degree in Technology and Operations Management in Pretoria, South Africa.
His specialities range from Entrepreneurship and Innovation to his meticulous management and business skills.
Not your average IT guy, Jared’s hobbies include running, cycling, swimming and spending time with the four ladies in his life (his beautiful engineer wife, stout meisie kind and their two Border Collies).
weloveIT’s very own Ironman and Company Director.
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Gareth du Plessis
Gareth is our Operations Team Leader.
Versed in all Operating Systems, Gareth is your go to guy when it comes to solving any out of the norm problem.
Growing up with a father who loved new technology, Gareth often spent weekends at flea markets buying as many computers as they could get their hands on and then attempting to turn them all into one working PC.
With the wonder for technology passed onto Gareth, a career in IT was the obvious choice.
Gareth boasts with a large range of qualifications and skills, including being able to handle any support call as calmly as a wild cat waiting for the African sun to set.
When not organising our IT troops, Gareth enjoys escaping with some meditation, gaming and blogging or getting social with family, friends, theater and travel.
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Vidette (Vidi) Kallie
With a Chemical Engineering background and an Environmentalist heart, Vidette looks at things with the bigger picture in mind.
Work experience in the water treatment sector and now project managing ICT projects she is slowly becoming the best person to know when a zombie apocalypse destroys the world and we have to rebuild our city infrastructures.
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Installations and Maintenance
Leonard is the first employee on the weloveIT Team as well as the one with the fastest growing skill set.
Leonard can do anything from building the outside walls of your new office to running the inside network cables and patching the network panels. His hands are the ones you want on your Team when you take on a project.
He will be adding on fiber to his skill set soon.
Watch this space!
No task is too big for Kuda. The words "I cannot" do not exist in his vocabulary.
Kuda is loyal and committed and he will stay onsite until the job is done.
From installations to configurations, Kuda get's booked out on a Project faster than pancakes at a market.
Brooklyn is our jack of all IT trades.
Living by Bill Gate's saying to "hire a lazy person to do a difficult job", Brooklyn will always find the easiest way to do the job.
Brooklyn's favourite part of IT is the ever evolving technology and always having a new challenge to work on.
His love for IT competes with his love for food, and when Brooklyn is not at work you will find him watching cooking shows and trying out Joburg's newest dining spots, followed by a game of pool.
Gédry started off in a call centre and quickly worked his way through the fast flowing river that is IT. Not without dipping his toes into a little bit of French studies and his own business endevours.
Gédry is our Mac guy, but that only forms a small part of his IT repertoire.
His curiosity for how things work was fueled by growing up in the information age and the launch of the smartphone (iPhone ofcourse).
Gédry is driven by the triumph of solving the ever changing IT problems.
When not thinking, breathing, living IT, Gédry is reading his Kindle. Oh wait that is tech..uhem.. Gédry takes his Italian Greyhound, Enzo, for a walk.
After completing high school, an article in the Sunday times titled "The need for IT Engineers" caught Roger's eye, and the rest is history.
A bunch of IT qualifications later, Roger is now a skilled Senior Technician. He enjoys the challenges of IT and the bonus of getting to play with new technology.
When not at work, Roger's hobbies include gaming, hiking, paintball, hockey, squash and tennis.
Ishmael is a problem solver and finds reward in being able to help a customer resolve an issue and understand their technology better.
After building his own PC he found himself in love with IT and pursued it as a career.
Ishmael can now do desktop support with his eyes closed and enjoys discovering the ins and outs of a piece of technology.
When not submerged in IT, you will find him in his workshop getting creative with furniture or having a lazy Sunday with his family.
After bashing all of his parents household appliances only to fix them up again, everyone agreed that Technology was Yves' natural career path.
With an interesting journey from DRC through Belgium, Yves found his way into the weloveIT family.
Yves specialises in network security and administration. He has skills in advanced networking such as VLAN's, Site to Site VPN's, ACL's and has completed courses in CISCO Certification.
Yves will solve your network problems; all the while setting you at ease with his French accent.
If you ever catch Yves in your office break room, ask him about his hobbies in Martial Arts.
Keitu is our enthusiastic young IT Tech.
His goal is to become a high level Network Systems Administrator and with his fiery ambition nothing can stand in his way.
Keitu's favourite part of IT is to connect people, and the more complex the network, the more interesting it gets.
When Keitu is not covered in technology, you will find him outdoors hiking, running and canoeing, creating some music and relaxing with loved ones.
After Ruan was caught out for changing the School WiFi configurations, he had to fix it and decided to use his powers for good.
Ruan has many years experience in the networking and data center environment, and he is not afraid to get his hands dirty onsite.
When Ruan is not busy changing lives one IT network at a time, you will find him outdoors camping, hiking, cycling, canoeing, quad biking or swimming to name a few.
Sales and Dev
With many years experience in the IT Sales Environment, and now dipping his toes in the web dev pond, Sean will sell you something faster than you might realise you need it.
If you need someone to take the time to understand your requirements and give you options from the practically needed through to the tech that will satisfy your inner James Bond, Sean is your guy.
Erik van Zyl
Erik is a self-taught graphic designer whose main aim is to be in constant development of his skills.
This has led him to various professions such as Marketing, Graphics and his latest being Development.
People say there is no fun in work, but for Erik that sentiment doesn't exist.
When not designing, you'll find Erik cycling, gaming or hiking in mountains.
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