David Ives manages the operating group that partners with the major Telco’s, Media and Entertainment providers in the country. Prior to this role, David held the position of Director: Developer and Platform Strategy
David has held a number of roles in Microsoft including Solutions and Technology Manager (CTO) for the Enterprise Group in Microsoft South Africa.
David joined Microsoft in 2001 as a Business Productivity Advisor where he assisted major companies in leveraging their investment Microsoft’s applications and productivity tools.
David is passionate about uncovering the business benefits that technology and software hold for companies. In his role, David and his team of advisors are responsible for assisting and proposing solutions to improve the productivity and capability of the Information Technology within the Microsoft customers and partners.
Prior to joining Microsoft, David was a Director in a Process Control and Instrumentation business focusing delivering complete control solutions to Food and Beverage, Manufacturing and Mining industries. David was then involved with Solution Design and IT Consulting with a large local IT Solution provider. David holds a BSc. Degree in Chemical Engineering from Witwatersrand University and a MDP Diploma from Manchester School of Business.