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Per the INX-ZA management committee Terms of Reference, we will hold elections during iWeek 2017 to elect a new management committee.  The candidates below have expressed an interest in serving this position.  As a reminder, the INX Committee is open to anyone from the community;  not limited to geography, or just INX peers.  

Only INX peers may vote, and voting is restricted to one vote per organization.  Onsite voting will take place during the INX-ZA user meeting at iWeek 2017 (4 September, 16:30).  Voting will take place by secret ballot.



This list is ascending alphabetically (sorted by first name).


Anthony Engelbrecht

Anthony has had a passion for the ICT sector for over 25 years, starting with x.25, and continues to dabble in new cutting edge technologies.

Since 2001 Anthony has been developing and building many start-up companies in the IT sector, from: Business analysis, data mining and bulk SMS solutions, to Layer 7 messaging technologies and Telecoms. These companies include: ATTUNE Technologies, BI Digital Technologies, JIREH Technologies, Mobile Ranking Technologies, and many more. He still serves on the board of these organisations and plays an active role on a day to day basis.  Anthony’s second passion is sailing, and he is a qualified ocean skipper and sailing instructor. He enjoys this activity with his wife and three children, and plans to sail the world.

Anthony has been on the INX committee since 2016.

Ben Roberts

Ben worked in electronic and software design of satellite paging systems and systems support of Voice over IP networks before joining Econet group in 2002. Initially as an engineer setting up and running networks at Econet Satellite Services, before moving on to become Chief Technical Officer at Liquid Telecom. Ben has been responsible for network and product strategy with Liquid Telecom as they have built an extensive African fibre network.

Ben has been on the INX committee since 2016.

Edrich de LangeEdrich de Lange has been working in the ISP field since 2008, and is currently a consultant to various small ISPs around Durban. He has been on board of various Non profit organisations and groups in both the IT field and others since high school, and has a deep love for involvement in the community."

Malcolm SiegelMalcolm has been actively involved with the South African internet communities since he was a boy. He has worked in South Africa and the UK. He has a love of networking, peering and cloud computing.
Malcolm has been on the ISPA INX-ZA committee for 2 years

He is currently a Director of Routed Hosting which is the first Carrier Neutral cloud platform in South Africa.

Ranveer Seetaloo

Ranveer is at Rogers Capital Technology Services(RCTS) as the Head of Networks and Service Delivery and as a Senior Network Professional with more than ten years’ international exposure in core network build outs and management at operator level, is very much keen to contribute and share his vision for architecting a better and more democratic internet for Africa and for all.  

Graduating as a Bachelor in Computer Science in 2005 at Bangalore University, he joined the operator in 2006 as a junior network technician and moved up the ladder by showing a high level of professionalism and subject matter expert. Holder of a Master in Business Administration since 2015, he has been climbing up the ladder of the corporate at a steady pace and contributing at strategic level to bring RCTS’ network to the next era of evolution in terms of intranet offerings as well as optimum internet services.  

Participated actively in crafting the internet policy in Mauritius in 2013 together with the authority and other incumbents, he also contributed in setting up the peering at Mauritius Internet Exchange point. RCTS also became the first Mauritian operator to be present in Teraco Data center since 2012 and peering to NAP Africa and JINX and member of the ISPA through his leadership.

Riaan Vos

Riaan has being actively involved with operations of INX-ZA environment from 2009 and have contributed to its excellent track record of unplanned outages.
Riaan is currently a member of the INX-ZA technical committee and have being a key contributor to the multisite expansion.
Riaan is forming part of the INX-ZA committee from 2016 and is willing to stand for
another term provided this is acceptable by the current committee members
and the community.

Riaan's biography follows:

Riaan has more than 10 years experience working in the industry with
extensive experience on Service Provider Backbone networks especially transport and peering.
Riaan is currently the lead engineer of the team responsible for the last mile
access network of Internet Solutions.

Throughout his career, Riaan has being exposed to the numerous technologies and do have extensive
experience using them:
* IPv6


Saul SteinBeen involved with the internet since 1993. Been actively working with the 
industry in ZA since 2000, having worked for ISPs since then.
I have served on the INX management committee and working group for the past 
3 years and would like to continue to see it grow.