During her time in HR she gained a wealth of information regarding the B-BBEE codes. Furthermore, she developed leadership and management qualities, she continued to maintain a valuable rapport with staff members which, together with my new-found knowledge ensured that as a Transformation Manager, she added true value to the business.
Her devotion to Transformation provided the foundation for the ability to make strategic proposals and recommendations in-line with the B-BBEE codes whilst maintaining business objectives of the client as a Transformation consultant. As a regular volunteer at a orphanage she is able to further exercise her passion for social responsibility and commitment to the empowerment of the disadvantaged.
In February 2008 he joined a telecoms company called Electronic Communication Network (ECN) and held the position of Executive Manager of Voice Services till May 2012. At ECN he was responsible for building and managing the voice network. During his time at ECN he helped setup the network, develop routing and VaS applications which improved ECNs service offering and differentiated ECN from its competitors.
In May 2012, he joined a company called Open Network Holdings as the CTO where he was responsible for providing leadership and management of the technical team. He then took up employment with MyTelnet, a VoIP service provider, as a technical consultant in July 2013. At MyTelnet, he assisted in the roles of technical and support manager. He restructured the way the business provides services in order to be more customer centric. He designed processes and automated systems that helped simplify administration. He studied and completed his MBA from the Gordon institute of Business Science.
In February 2015 he joined iConnect, a converged service provider, as the Deputy CTO. At iConnect, he assists the CTO in providing technical leadership and assures the successful execution of the company’s business mission through development and deployment of the company’s products and required underlying technologies.
He has been involved in various capacities in creating core software in the South African telecommunication sector for various companies. He began at ECN in 2007, as a graduate. He soon worked his way into the voice team and eventually managed a team of Developers as the Voice Development Manager. In his tenure at ECN, he was involved in many projects. He was the lead developer for ECNs Core Routing Engine and he managed their Hosted PBX development.
In 2012 he joined Open Networks as a Software Dvelopment Manager. He oversaw all development, architectural decisions and project timelines. In late 2013, he joined MyTelnet, a Telco startup, as the Head of Systems. He was involved in automation, MI and mapping of business processes.In 2015 he became a consultant. He has since worked on projects for Africa’s largest cellular operator and has now diverisfied into the Insurance industry, working on an international project for a large insurance company. Jarryd is passionate about technology and postive change in South Africa.