Riaan is a passionate software development practitioner with a wide range of experience in the art of programming, software project delivery, leadership and technology strategy. His leadership capabilities range across the entire spectrum, from hands on leading a development team to their delivery goal to managing an entire development division building out some of the most prominent internet applications in Africa.
Riaan is a polyglot technologist with a range of technologies and languages under his belt and prides himself on his ability to learn and unlearn. As technology is a necessary condition but not sufficient, he also has a keen interest in people and what drives them as well as behaviours and the complex interplay of social dynamics in groups and individuals within organisations.
A passion for nature, martial arts and anything technology related. Proudly South African and happily married to his beautiful wife with two gorgeous clones to keep him occupied.