Bringing Technology back to Earth

Innovative Solutions

All of our solutions are innovative and secured to full ISO 27001 standards and through the use of world leading tools, data centres and Cloud solutions

Cloud Solutions

Ensuring your staff have more security when accessing applications or cloud based services, using solutions and tools that empower the most secure environments

Unlocking Value

Unified Collaboration solutions are an integral part of Cloud Delivery Platform so you don’t need to think who to go to we call this – Everything-as-a-Service

Communication Style

What we don’t bring you is hundreds of pages of documents only real tangible recommendations and skills needed to get the job done quickly and effectively

The Management Team

  • Harold Groothedde, Co-Founder and CEO of ITExact

    Co-Founder and CEO of ITEXACT

    Harold Groothedde

    • Pr.Eng (Electronic)
    • Harold has more than 27 years experience across the IT and corporate engineering sector
    • He spent a substantial portion of this career working for the some of the largest global banks.
    • At a young age Harold achieved directorship at Citigroup and was responsible for $2B plus budgets.
    • Harold brings a wealth of not only technology capabilities but also a very good understanding of how to put IT strategy in place to drive business technology change and revenue growth.
    • Harold has been recognised for successfully leading and managing some of the world’s first and largest technology programmes, such as the first Enterprise on Office 365 and the first vCloud in West Africa.
    • Harold recently led the world’s first ever SAP HANA Production install in Microsoft Azure, and as a result had a private meeting with Satya Nadella and the VP of Azure, Jason Zander.
    • Harold is a member of the Microsoft Azure/SAP advisory board.
  • David Longe, Co-Founder and CEO of Absolute Systems

    Co-Founder and CEO of Absolute Systems

    David Longe

    • David Longe is the co-founder of Ciartech Limited (UK) and serves as an executive Director and is also the Chairman and CEO and a co-founder of Absolute Systems. He is responsible for the strategic direction and day to day management of the company.
    • David has a wealth of senior management expertise, which he has acquired as company director for various organisations over the past 30 years. Prior to founding Absolute Systems, David was an Executive Director and the regional Managing Director of Lithotech. He was involved in the Lithotech IPO on the Johannesburg Stock Exchange (JSE) in 1987, which up until 1994 this held the record for the most oversubscribed listing on the JSE.
    • David is a graduate of the University of Witwatersrand, South Africa, where he obtained a Mechanical/Industrial Engineering degree. He is a Non Exec Director and co-founder of Bank Zero.
  • Nick Kotze, Director

    Director

    Nick Kotze

    • Nick is a post-graduate electronics engineer and CCIE with key network and collaboration, security and platforms technology certifications.
    • Over the last 20 years, he has amassed extensive experience in the IT, finance, outsourcing, Mobile service provider, manufacturing and enterprise verticals.
    • Nick brings technology lifecycle experience, with the purpose of ensuring global architectural excellence from every aspect of network services.
    • Nick has also completed a number of key Lync 2013 and now Skype for Business projects and has developed leading edge solutions with Microsoft in this field.
  • Aubry Meador, Head of Global Sales

    Head of Global Sales

    Aubrey Meador

    • Aubrey joined IT Exact in 2018 as Head of Global Sales for the Ciartech Group.
    • Aubrey spent the prior 15 years at ARCA, a US-based technology company, as its president and head of global sales. While there , he was responsible for growing the business from a startup to over $130 million in annual sales.
    • Aubrey attended Brown University in Providence, RI concentrating in English Literature.
    • Aubrey lives in Mebane, North Carolina with his wife of over 30 years, his three daughters and 11 grandchildren. Besides growing businesses and spending time with family, he enjoys running and has completed four Boston Marathons in recent years.
  • Gary Peel, Head of ITEXACT South Africa

    Head of ITEXACT South Africa

    Gary Peel

    • Brings a wealth of experience in building Cloud business's
    • Passionate about what the possibilities of a well thought out and implemented Cloud strategy can bring to a business.
    • Experienced Business Development Manager with a demonstrated history of working in the information technology and services industry, specializing in Cloud.
    • Skilled in Negotiation, Sales, Management, Solution Selling and Strategy development.
    • Strong sales professional with a Bachelor of Business Administration (BBA) focused in Business & Marketing from IMM Graduate School of Marketing.
    • Developing and responsible for Public Cloud strategy.
  • Nic Pujadas, Head of Sales Europe

    Head of Sales Europe

    Nic Pujadas

    • Nic joined ITEXACT in 2018 as Head of Sales for Europe
    • Nic initially started his career in the UK in a variety of sales management roles in the Telco industry.
    • Over the last 12 years Nic transitioned into the IT industry and spend 7 years at Microsoft International leading regional business development and sales with Service Providers for Western Europe, EMEA and Global, and then another 5 years as VP for international sales with a Microsoft ISV partner.
    • Nic is passionate about growing business and going after new opportunities internationally through building and developing an ecosystem of best of breed partners and great people.