It takes a special kind of person to start an ICT company in the wake of the dotcom crash. It takes a very special person  to then turn that start-up into one of the most successful ICT companies on the African continent. There are very few people in the SA ICT market who don’t know who Rob Sussman is. He has been recognised globally on numerous occasions, winning countless awards. Qualified as an Electrical Engineer who has been named as the Absa Entrepreneur of the Year, Africa’s leading Chief Information Officer of the Year multiple times over, the overall winner of the “Oscars of the ICT Industry” ICT Achiever of the year, one of the top IT Personalities of the Year and a leading Entrepreneur in the Ernst &Young Worldwide Entrepreneur of the Year.  Rob’s passion for the industry, drive to bridge the digital divide and deployment of entrepreneurial innovation to change people’s lives has been his reason for close on two decades. Setting out to build an award winning, highly respected, innovative long term company has been achieved, yet he believes that only now the platform for exponential growth is ready!