Andre has been in the IT industry for over 30 years and have filled senior positions for leading brands such as VAST Networks, Neotel and MWEB Business. Andre joined the STEM Connect team in 2020 responsible for day to day business operations in the South African office.
Chief Technical Officer
Andre has been in the IT industry since 1998 and has vast experience in all areas of the industry. He started his journey with Stem Connect, previously known as XDSL since inception in 2002.
Andre holds a critical role and is responsible for the day to day operational systems that ensure stability and connectivity continuity to our clients.
His experience at the company ranges from technical, design, pre-sales, implementations, service delivery and leadership.
UK Sales Manager
Mark has been in the IT Sales industry for over 15 years and has been a trusted advisor to corporate companies around the world in creating efficient and reliable networks in Africa and Europe from Satellite connectivity to Fibre Connectivity.
Mark joined the STEM Connect team in 2020 and is responsible for day to day business operations in the UK office.
Head of Project Management
With a Honours Degree in Communication and a Project Management Certificate, Zelda has over 10 years’ experience in the telecommunications industry with extensive experience in managing large scale projects.
In her role at Stem Connect, Zelda fosters an environment of teamwork and ensures that strategy is clearly defined while overseeing the project team to achieve overall client satisfaction.
She is an experienced task and goal orientated professional with high levels of intrinsic motivation, attention to detail and natural leadership qualities.
Tian Du Pisane
Chief Financial Officer
Tian is the CFO at Stem Connect. He offers incredible experience in the financial aspect of the business. Tian is and has been a large contributor in previously named XDSL’s transformation and evolution of the new brand and growth strategy.
Johan serves as Stem Connect’s Commercial Manager and contributes a wealth of knowledge to two of Stem Connect’s major operating pillars, being Sales and Pre-Sales. His vast experience with Networks and Multi-Nationals makes him a key player in our successful offering.
Martin van Dyk
Founder & Director
Martin is one of the founding members and Directors at Stem Connect, previously known as XDSL. He offers a wealth of knowledge and is the technical mastermind behind the impressive technical network built.
Martin has extensive experience in the development and deployment of an array of networks and is heavily involved in the evolution of the continual growth of Stem Connect’s network reach both locally and internationally.
Anne McCrystal McCrystal
Head of Assurance
Anne has more than 25 years of experience in the Telecommunications and IT Environment. She completed an Executive Management Course at the Gordan Institute of Business, and her experience includes order fulfilment with a special emphasis on customer satisfaction and assurance outcomes. She has managed teams on a national basis for MTN and various ISP’s.