We are a service-oriented digital technology company specialising in multi-cloud solutions, technology transformations and consulting services which enables us to lead companies into the technological future.

We pride ourselves on being a unique company with a new perspective on how to solve age-old problems. We believe in investing in our people and ecosystem and giving back as we grow. We not only invest significantly in the growth of our own staff, but we are passionate about providing experience an opportunity to new entrants into the workplace, through our intern and graduate programmes. Our unique delivery model creates inherent investment in emerging small businesses. These symbiotic relationships create sustainability across ourselves, our clients and our partners

Kume Luvhani


Kume is the executive director of Vaxowave, a company she co-founded in 2018, following an illustrious career at one of the largest banks in South Africa. She is a Harvard Business School Senior Executive Program – Africa (SEPA) alumni; holds an Honours degree in Accounting Sciences and is a member of the Chartered Institute of Management Accountants. Kume has also won many accolades for exceptional performance throughout her educational and professional careers.

Peter Rix


Peter’s career in technology started in the telecommunication industry, followed by various senior management roles at both Dimension Data and Internet Solutions. For 17 years, Peter was firmly rooted in the financial services industry working for both Standard Bank and Absa Bank, where he held CIO and CTO roles. Peter’s passion and love for new-age technology led to him co-founding Vaxowave

Karen Williams


Karen has an extensive history in financial services, which has seen her fulfil various roles in banking, insurance, and a stint with the South African Revenue Services. The roles she fulfilled started in finance, however her desire to understand the bigger picture, spurred her to move into the operations side of the business. She has been responsible for setting and executing strategy in various banking environments and specialises in business administration. In recent years, she has been instrumental in driving innovation initiatives

Penny Futter


Penny finished university with a Bachelor of Science degree in Computer Science and Psychology with a particular passion for combining the two sciences. She has spent much of the last twenty years working within financial services, having spent 9 years at Standard Bank, 5 years at Absa and another three years at African Bank. Within Absa, fulfilled the role of the CIO of the Retail and Business Banking division. At African Bank, Penny served as the Group CIO

Lucien da Silva


Lucien is our AWS Cloud Lead with 13 years’ experience in the IT industry comprising of Cloud Engineering, Architecture & DevOps with a focus on understanding customers journeys in the cloud and enabling teams to achieve the full benefits of building on cloud platforms. He has attained a Masters Networking Engineer qualification as well as various AWS Certifications. He has spent time working for AWS where he played a key role in assisting AWS clients undertake cloud migrations. He has deep experience as a Cloud Solutions Architect having supported and has played an instrumental role for various clients in this role.

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