About Us

In Southern Africa, Worldsview Technologies is facilitating the convergence of powerful Building Information Modeling (BIM) and Future of Making (FOM) technology brands through a distribution network that specializes in serving the needs of the people who survey, make, build, operate or maintain the products and infrastructure on our continent.

With a footprint of more than 54 countries across the African continent, WorldsView Technologies and Ideate Technologies are the largest African authorised distributors of global brands including Autodesk, ESRI and Topcon. As the “Market Making Distributor” in Africa we offer converged workflow solutions across multiple segments, and a substantial partner network, WorldsView Technologies is perfectly positioned in Southern Africa to create efficiency and profit for our channel partners, vendors and, ultimately end-user customers.
 

Africa Distribution Story

Population growth, rapid urbanisation and the hunger for a better life is accelerating the demand for great products and infrastructure in Africa – a continent coping with the complexities of 54 countries, significant developmental challenges, numerous local languages, vast distances and inconsistent political/legal systems.

In Southern Africa, we facilitate the convergence of powerful BIM and FOMT technology brands through a distribution network that specializes in serving the needs of the people who survey, make, build, operate or maintain the products and infrastructure in our region.

Our work simplifies access to and management of Southern African markets for some of the world’s most important technology vendors. WorldsView Technologies creates efficiency and profit for our channel partners by opening up access to and integrating offerings from vendors such as Autodesk, Topcon and ESRI. We do this in a way that offers our eco-system the best prices, simplest transaction systems, the most helpful people and the best growth plans possible.

Established in 2003, WorldsView Technologies and Ideate Technologies have offices in 6 countries (Algeria, Kenya, Morocco, Nigeria, South Africa and Tunisia) and channel partners in 48, African countries. Successfully serving an eco-system spanning 54 African countries.

We thank every employee, partner, vendor and customer who allows us to work with them in pursuit of a better Africa for all.

Meet Our Leaders

Long-term business success depends, above all, on the quality of the leadership team providing direction, and vision. Our leadership team has a distinctive set of collective and individual skill-sets and expertise which enables us to provide stakeholders, the best advice and support. Our proficiency comprises disciplines such as GIS, spatial analytics, surveying, data integration, 3D design, project implementation and asset management, and spans multiple segments including complex buildings, infrastructure, manufacturing, mining and utilities.

WorldsView Technologies’ leadership team has more than 120 years of combined industry expertise, with contributions to various professional bodies and, African BIM and FOMT initiatives.

Group Leadership

Simon Tomlinson

Chief Executive Officer


Omesh Govender

Vice President Finance and Logistics


 

Craig Yeatman

Chief Operations Officer and Regional President ZAR Region


Carel Rootman

Vice President Technical


Abu Spogter

Vice President Adoption and Renewals


Dave Haslam

Regional President Anglophone Region


Michael Wood

Vice President Marketing and Channel Development


Carol Simpson

Vice President Human Resources


Mounia Raissi

Regional President Francophone Region


Eric Mule

Vice President Sales


 

Southern African Team

Amanda Sikakhane

Regional Logistics Manager


Cheri Meyer-Palmer

Country Sales Manager


Craig Lurie

Regional Financial Manager


Craig Yeatman

Chief Operations Officer and Regional President ZAR Region


Gillian Elson

Regional Marketing Manager


Natasha Henning

Channel Development Manager


Nigel de Bruin

Regional Renewals Manager


Tiaan Smit

Technical Account Manager


 

Join Our Team

If you have a passion for serving the needs of the people who survey, make, build, operate or maintain the products and infrastructure on our continent, and want to work in a collaborative environment where opportunities are offered, skills are stretched and excellence is rewarded, you might be exactly what we’re looking for.

To find out, click here for forthcoming graduate, permanent, temporary and specialist opportunities.
 

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