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Andrew Maringa

Andrew Maringa Managing Director

Diploma in Information Technology (DIT)
Bachelor of Commerce in Information and Technology Management Degree
Postgraduate Diploma in Managemnt Practice (PGDip)

Affiliations / Membership

  • Member of the Institute of IT Professionals South Africa (IITPSA)
  • Member of the za Domain Name Authority (.zadna)
  • Member of the Institute of Directors (IoDSA)
  • Shared Value Africa Initiative (SVAI)

Father, Husband, Venture Capitalist, Entrepreneur, Amateur golfer, Chairman of MRN Investment Group, Non-Executive Director of Power Matla Logistics, Non-Executive Director of Wabtec Corporation, Founder & Managing Director of Tendai ICT (PTY) Ltd, Founder & CEO of Andrew Maringa Foundation.

Andrew's Specialties are Shared Value (Purpose beyond Profits), IoT, Blockchain, IoT Security, Design Thinking, Robotics, AI, Big Data, Project Management, Social Innovation, Creative Problem Solving, IT Management and Strategy.

Andrew has got over a decade of work experience in the IT industry and he has worked for the following companies:
Paracon as an IT Technician, Deloitte and Touché as an IT Support Technician, Mthombo IT Services (EOH) as an IT Support Engineer, Dimensions Data as a Network Support Engineer during the historic first presidential elections in the Democratic Republic of the Congo in 2006, Bytes Technology as a Senior IT Engineer, Siemens as a Senior Support Engineer, Medscheme as a Senior Applications and systems Specialist, Multichoice as an IT BackOffice Engineer and Helios IT Solutions as a Senior Server Specialist.

Andrew is currently studying towards a Master of Business administration Degree (MBA) at Henley Business School .

Andrew also did and completed the following international courses and certifications:

  1. MCSD - Microsoft Certified Desktop Support Technician
  2. Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer (MCSE2003)
  3. Microsoft Certified Technology Specialist (MCTS)
  4. Microsoft Certified Solutions Associate (MCSA)
  5. Microsoft Certified IT Professional (MCITP)
  6. Microsoft Certified Solutions Expert (MCSE 2012) Server Infrastructure
  7. Microsoft Certified Solutions Expert (MCSE 2012) Private Cloud
  8. MOF - Microsoft Operations Framework Foundation
  9. Server+
  10. Project+
  11. Prince 2
  12. ITIL - Information Technology Infrastructure Library

"I love working with clients and figuring out ways to make their day to day operations more efficient. When a client calls me with a difficult problem, it feels good to be able to resolve their issue. I enjoy football and I am a die-hard Mamelodi Sundowns and Chelsea supporter."

Helping out clients eliminate their technology frustrations and make their lives easier and more productive is the best part of my job.