ABOUT US

e4 is an innovative technology company specialising in the provision of software solutions as a service. We endeavour to form strategic partnerships with our clients to provide meaningful and continued value as technology experts over the long term. Our end to end offerings are fully supported throughout the entire service lifecycle.

The introduction of Convergence Partners and Stockdale Street as new investors in April 2016 has enabled the e4 Group to accelerate growth through new product and services development, and further expand its geographic footprint.

Convergence Partners is an investment management firm focused on the Technology, Media and Telecommunications (TMT) sector in Africa. It has a proven track record of developing new investment opportunities as well as adding value to investments across the entire life cycle of ICT assets. Stockdale Street manages the Oppenheimer family’s South African private equity interests invests alongside strong management teams in established companies that have sustainable competitive advantages and favourable growth prospects.

e4 looks to build lifelong partnerships and establish long-term relationships with its clients. As a trusted electronic solutions and services partner, e4 aims to continue to provide innovative digital solutions and services to its growing customer base nationwide.

For a printable version of e4’s company structure and product categories, please download our company overview below.

e4 and its subsidiaries employ over 400 staff at offices in Johannesburg, Durban, Pretoria, Cape Town and Namibia with satellite offices in PE, Bloemfontein, East London and Mpumalanga. e4 is made up of three divisions – Data, Financial Services and Legal with subsidiary’s both locally and Internationally. Subsidiaries include AIS, DC Partners, Ensemble, e4 Namibia and Global BPO SA. e4 International’s subsidiaries include Global BPO (UK), e4 Australia (AUS) and Global BPO (AUS).

e4 SUBSIDIARIES

e4 Strategic

To find out more about our subsidiaries check out their websites (with e4 Legal Studio being a division of e4 Strategic)

e4 MILESTONES

Over 20 000 Users

Doing Hundreds of Thousands of Searches p/m

1.8 Trillion Rand

(>R1,800,000,000,000)

Value of mortgage registrations processed to date (3.4 million instructions)

5 M + Court Records

In our Library

Photographed, captured and verified ± 95% of all courts in South Africa

150 Servers

55Tb of data

4 x Data centres with SSD SAN infrastructure + 4GB real-time data replication

4 x Environments

(PROD, PRE-PROD, QA & DEV)

DIRECTORS

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Simon Slater

Chief Operations Officer

BA LLB

Simon is admitted as an Attorney in SA & Solicitor in England & Wales.

Simon joined e4 in 2007, after gaining 6 years' experience as a corporate finance lawyer. Prior to joining the team, Simon was a consultant to the business in the UK and Ireland.

He now combines his legal background with substantial executive management experience to lead this fast-paced technology company with the rest of the executive team.

Simon is responsible for all aspects of business operations and his passion for technology and optimising its potential is what he particularly enjoys at e4.

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ADRI FüHRI

Chief Financial Officer

Qualified CA(SA)

Adri is the newest member of the executive team, having joined the Group in 2017.

Adri brings with her a wealth of financial knowledge and has 20 years of experience in the financial services sector.

She is an excellent communicator with proven ability to translate business strategy into well-communicated objectives and deliverables.

Adri is passionate about leading and developing people and her main objective is to add value to the organisation, her team and herself.

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RYAN BARLOW

Chief Technology Officer

B.Com. Economics, Crux CTI (programming)

Ryan brings extensive experience to the team in respect of the IT industry and research and development. After joining the company in 2006 as a Business Analyst, he quickly embraced the company’s innovative spirit and presented strong abilities to lead development teams.

Backed by 14 years of industry experience, Ryan has been charged with managing research, development and technology needs within e4 and on behalf of the company’s clients.

Ryan enjoys the “work hard, play hard” culture within the company and embraces the challenges that come with working in a leading-edge technology company.

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NIK STEFFNY

Strategic Business Development Director

BA PPE University of Stellenbosch

Nik joined the company in 2003 and is responsible for e4’s business strategy focusing on identifying growth and market opportunities particularly internationally.

Since joining e4, Nik has been actively involved in all aspects of the business. He has been instrumental in the company’s growing successes to date, bringing 15 years of management consulting experience to the team.

Nik was based in London prior to joining e4, focusing on cost efficiency and benchmarking practices for the FMCG and energy sector. Nik enjoys finding the opportunities hidden amongst the challenges of managing a leading-edge technology company and finds the fast-moving, ever-changing environment of e4 both interesting and exciting.

Our Group executive team has been instrumental in the success of the company. With more than 30 years collectively at e4, the executive team boasts substantial industry experience alongside proven leadership skills to motivate and empower dedicated teams on an ongoing basis.

ABOUT MANAGEMENT

The management team nurture a unique culture and working environment geared to stimulate innovation and creativity within energetic, achievement-driven teams. At e4, we value honesty, integrity, accountability and responsibility. Above all, we are passionate about what we do in our pursuit of finding leading edge solutions.

  • Angus

    Adriaan Pretorius

    Senior System Architect

  • Anthony

    Anthony Sullaphen

    CourtWorks Upliftment Manager

  • Chantelle

    Chantelle Frier

    Data Sales Manager

  • Anthony

    Clive Bredenkamp

    App Development Manager (KZN)

  • Grant

    Grant Christianson

    Group Legal Advisor

  • Gordon

    Gordon Gaoagwe

    CourtWorks Capturing Manager

  • Hugh Lubbee

    IT Ops Manager

  • Jade

    Jade Kretzmer

    Financial Manager

  • Gordon

    Jako Janse van Rensburg

    App Development Manager

  • Janine

    Janine Fokkens

    Legal Division Customer Services Manager

  • Gordon

    John Frier

    Networks Manager

  • Karin

    Karin van Staden

    Head of Service Desk

  • Lorraine

    Lorraine Madamombe

    Management Accountant

  • Martin

    Martin Pretorius

    Risk & Compliance Manager

  • Marise

    Merise Thomas

    Legal Division Rates Manager

  • michelle

    Michelle Esbend

    Accounts Officer

  • Mirinda Brits

    QA Manager

  • Neil

    Neil Bosworth

    CourtWorks Manager

  • Nikkie

    Nikki Sing

    Ops QA Manager

  • Pierre Aurel

    Strategic projects

  • Nikkie

    Riaan de Bruyn

    App Development Manager

  • Robyn Beckworth Judge

    Group Marketing Manager

  • Roman

    Roman Malinowski

    Group HR Manager

  • Sakkie Koekemoer

    Senior Systems Architect

  • Sameer

    Sameer Kumandan

    Head of Data & Legal Divisions

  • Sampson

    Sampson Mnisi

    CourtWorks Admins Manager

  • Shaun

    Shaun Lazarow

    Joint Head of Financial Services

  • Shaun

    Shaun Viljoen

    Academy Head

  • Sibusiso

    Sibusiso Khanyile

    R&D Team Leader

  • vuyiswa

    Vuyiswa Mthuzula

    Head of Help Desk

Angus

Adriaan Pretorius

Senior System Architect

Anthony

Anthony Sullaphen

CourtWorks Upliftment Manager

Chantelle

Chantelle Frier

Data Sales Manager

Anthony

Clive Bredenkamp

App Development Manager (KZN)

Grant

Grant Christianson

Group Legal Advisor

Gordon

Gordon Gaoagwe

CourtWorks Capturing Manager

Jade

Jade Kretzmer

Financial Manager

Gordon

Jako Janse van Rensburg

App Development Manager

Janine

Janine Fokkens

Legal Division Customer Services Manager

Gordon

John Frier

Networks Manager

Karin

Karin van Staden

Head of Service Desk

Lorraine

Lorraine Madamobe

Management Accountant

Martin

Martin Pretorius

Risk & Compliance Manager

Marise

Merise Thomas

Legal Division Rates Manager

michelle

Michelle Esbend

Accounts Officer

Miranda Brits

QA Manager

Neil

Neil Bosworth

CourtWorks Manager

Nikkie

Nikki Sing

Ops QA Manager

Pierre Aurel

Strategic projects

Nikkie

Riaan de Bruyn

App Development Manager

Robyn Beckworth Judge

Group Marketing Manager

Roman

Roman Malinowski

Group HR Manager

Sakkie Koekemoer

Senior Systems Architect

Sameer

Sameer Kumandan

Head of Data & Legal Divisions

Sampson

Sampson Mnisi

CourtWorks Admins Manager

Hugh Lubbee

IT Ops Manager

Shaun

Shaun Lazarow

Joint Head of Financial Services

Shaun

Shaun Viljoen

Academy Head

Sibusiso

Sibusiso Khanyile

R&D Team Leader

vuyiswa

Vuyiswa Mthuzula

Head of Help Desk