Derek works as a product manager on the technology team in South Africa. He brings 18 years of global product management experience to the foundation. One of Derek’s key focus areas is providing direction for the education based Data-Driven Districts product that is operating across South Africa.
Prior to joining, Derek led the product management and product development function of a digital payments software company in Cape Town, South Africa. He also worked for two Fortune 500 companies and spent the early part of his career as a member of the founding team that developed South Africa’s first internet service provider – MWEB.