In April 2018 I joined the Startup Grind HQ team as a Global Community Manager. As Community Manager I'm responsible for assisting & growing areas in Africa, Middle East, Europe, as well as North & South America. I also work on growing the SG, SGx & SGu chapter base as well as working with team members in figuring out systems & processes for memberships & other internal systems.
I've been a part of the WordPress community since 2013. As volunteer co-organiser for the WordPress Cape Town Community, I help plan & run monthly WordPress Meetups. I've also assisted with the planning & running of several WordCamps (WordPress Conferences), as well as other events such as do_action Charity Hackathons.
In November 2012 I teamed up with Willem van Zyl to co-found Code Like Clockwork. As Director I'm responsible for the management of the company. I also determine the company's vision & mission to guide current operations & future developments, review & evaluate present & future opportunities, threats & risks, and manage projects, client relationships, contractors & staff.
In January 2012 I started consulting for GetSmarter, an online education company, as their IT Manager. I was responsible for ensuring the streamlined operation of the IT Department. I was also accountable for the ongoing planning, evaluation & management of IT services, systems & staff as well as providing administrative direction & support for daily operational activities of the IT department. In May 2017 GetSmarter was acquired for $103 million by 2U.
Having joined as a Developer in January 2010, I went on to become Software Development Manager of Gsolutions. I was responsible for leading multiple teams, managing internal & external resources or systems to ensure maximum performance & productivity. I was also responsible for the quality & quantity of work performed while maintaining control & vision over multiple projects & areas of expertise.