I am a humorous, casual, informal person not afraid to take a chance or learn something new. I am passionate about my work as well as anything innovative. I'd rather look back and say that I cant believe I did that, than saying I wish I had done that.
Pretoria, South Africa.
Received formal training in engineering at the University of Pretoria. This includes a good foundation in:
1. Electronics (digital and analog),
2. Software (embedded and computer based), and
3. A strong analytical foundation.
This course was intended for graduate students who have received a four year degree and require skills to start their own business.
It covered basics in the following:
1. Introduction to Entrepreneurship
2. Need for Achievement
3. Creativity,Innovation and Opportunity Recognition
4. Market research and the Feasibility Plan
5. The Business Plan and Banking Products
6. Foundations of managing a small business effectively
7. Functional Management
8. Growth and Strategic Management
9. Mentorship Programme
• Lead developer on two factor authentication system consisting of PHP based website, MySQL database and embedded hardware device running OpenAT receiving OTP messages.
• Co-developer on Python and MySQL based web crawler that collects all South African Twitter tweets as well as all images that are posted in tweets on related websites such as Instagram or Facebook. Text processing was done in order to filter tweets.
• Co-developer on biometrics system, developed OpenSSL based networking protocols that are used to securely transmit information.
• Lead developer on PHP and MySQL based web platform for embedded climate control devices.
• Co-developer for weapons management system.
• Developed server software for e-book reader distribution system.
"I am currently based in Pretoria, South Africa."