Team

Terence Naidu

Terence Naidu
Founder and Managing Director: Envisionit Group of Companies

With a BComm (Investment Management) Terence has 17 years’ experience in financial services and is the founder and managing director at Envisionit Group of Companies.

Previous roles

Co-Head Sanlam Prime Services, Head of Operations – Peregrine Capital

Industry roles

He was appointed as a Board Member to the African Leadership Academy, as well as, one of the winners of the UK Tech Hub Going Global 2019 for Truzo (previously Envisionit e-Pay), most innovative and impactful tech start-ups in SA. He was accepted as one of 2 individuals worldwide invited to take advantage of the network and infrastructure of the UK Government’s Global Entrepreneur Programme, in order to take the Truzo.com business international. He has been invited to be a speaker and panellist at various shows and summits during the 2019 year. With notable accolades under his belt which among others include being a finalist for the 2018 Entrepreneur of the year, he was also featured in the Association of Securities and Investment Professionals (ABSIP) and Black Book of Game Changers 2013-16. He was nominated in 2015 as EY Entrepreneur of the year – Southern Africa; Speaker and panellist – Wharton Africa Conference 2013, Member South African Scrip Lending Association (SASLA). A previous role includes the position of Non Exec Director – All Weather Capital.

Jaishree Naidoo

Jaishree Naidoo
CEO: Envisionit Deep AI

Jaishree is a paediatric radiologist who has served the state health care system for 20 years. Jaishree pioneered the paediatric radiology sub-speciality after becoming the first South African qualified paediatric radiologist at the Red Cross War Memorial Hospital in 2010.

Previous roles

She has chaired the South African Society of Paediatric Imaging (SASPI) and the African Society of Paediatric Imaging (AfSPI). She was head of paediatric radiology at Charlotte Maxeke Johannesburg academic hospital and thereafter at Nelson Mandela Children’s Hospital where she commissioned the department, set up governance systems, policies and protocols and successfully led the radiology team as the first department that opened the hospital in June 2017.

Industry roles

Jaishree serves on the Executive Council of the World Federation of Paediatric Imaging (WFPI) and African Society of Radiology (ASR). Her special area of interest in pattern recognition and deep learning in radiology is driven by her passion for her sub speciality and the need to positively influence the lives of children by offering sustainable healthcare solutions in Africa.

In 2019, Jaishree was a speaker at the World Federation of Pediatric Imaging at the SPR Congress in San Francisco. She was part of the Ladies who Launch: Round table discussion with HRH The Duchess of Sussex, Meghan Markle. Jaishree was a speaker at the first AI in Africa Healthcare Summit. In its inaugural year, Envisionit Deep AI was included in the Top 10 Andza Entrepreneur, SA Innovation Summit and recognised in the Top 5 Innovation: Africa Arena SA SME Challenge. The year was wrapped up by being selected for: Africa-UK Female Tech Founders 2020 programme.

Andrei Migatchev

Andrei Migatchev
Chief Technology Officer

Andrei Migatchev Matriculated with distinction at 14 years old. MSc in Information Technology. Andrei has 20 years' experience in the IT industry and is Chief Technology Officer of the Envisionit Group of Companies, Director of Truzo and Chief Information Officer of Envisionit Deep AI.

Previous roles

Co-founder and Technical Director of Fides Cloud Technologies, one of SA leaders in biometrics and identity management; Technical Director of Magix Security, SA's innovative Information Security company.

Industry roles

Andrei is passionate about the use of technology to improve the lives of individuals; making technology readily available, efficient and simple to use while retaining rigid security; and protecting users' information. Andrei is able to create innovative solutions with every project he tackles. He has been invited as a speaker and panellist to various IT conferences and events, published articles in a number of journals and magazines, including ITWeb's thought leadership. Andrei has also mentored and groomed a number of young and eager individuals to positions of high responsibility.

Douglas Weinrich

Douglas Weinrich
Chief Financial Officer

Douglas is a seasoned solution-focused executive with substantial experience in business, financial strategy and management. He has an entrepreneurial profile having scaled new and startup businesses with experience in setting up and growing finance and business processes and teams. Record of success in developing long-term business strategies for sustainable revenue growth with demonstrated expertise in both entrepreneurial and corporate environments.

He has diverse industry experience ranging from Fintech to Media, Property services and Technology, in various roles across business, having led Financial, Legal, HR and compliance teams as CEO, CFO and as a COO.

Douglas was previously FCA and HMRC approved as Director and MLRO in the UK, and as Fit and Proper by the SARB in South Africa and has a sound appreciation for governance and compliance.

Kayode Olaniyi

Kayode Olaniyi
Senior Data Scientist

With dual MSc. and higher degrees in Microprocessor & Control Engineering and, also in Information Technology. Kayode is a senior data scientist with Envisionit Deep AI.

Previous roles

Head, Electrical & Computer Engineering, Ag. Director ICT, System Automation Engineer

Industry role

He has over 20 year experience in academia as well as in IT and automation industries. He has published scientific papers in research journals on pattern recognition and machine learning and has authored many Engineering books such as the Digital devices and Logic circuit, Data communication & Networks. Kayode is a Microsoft Certified Professional and, a Cisco Certified Network Associate. He is also a member of Chartered Institute of IT Professional UK, Institute of Information Technology Professional, SA, Computer Professional Registration Council of Nigeria, and International Association of Engineers.

Sonny Kabaso

Sonny Kabaso
Full Stack Developer

Sonny has a degree in Business IT and an Honours in IT Management. He also has an Mcom IT Applications of Natural Language Processing in Marketing and Education.

Previous roles

Senior Strategic Tutor Information Systems University of Johannesburg
Free-Lancer (Software and Web Development)

Sonny is passionate about using technology to create value over the Internet – more specifically using Natural Language Processing and Deep Artificial Intelligence. He has published scientific papers on Natural Language Generation in research journals.

Michelle Walkden

Michelle Walkden
Head of Operations

Operations and Transformational Professional with over 29 years’ experience in financial services.

Previous roles

Programme Manager – Absa Bank Group Limited
Head of Operations: Africa - Absa Bank and Barclays Bank Group Limited

Experience in the Banking Industry across the African Continent and multiple Countries – Egypt, Ghana, Uganda, Kenya, Tanzania, Zambia, Botswana, Zimbabwe, Angola, Namibia, Mauritius and Seychelles.

Performed Operational, Business, Functional & Management roles, including Programme and Change Management, spanning multiple Transformational, Change & System enhancement agendas.

Certification in Leadership and the Implementation of Strategy and Project Management.

Frankie Brooks

Frankie Brooks
Digital Marketing Manager

BCom LLB Graduate and 22 years’ experience in the Marketing Field with a penchant for all things digital.

Shaun Moodley

Shaun Moodley
Accountant

Studying to complete his BComm Accounting degree. 16 years experience in the auditing field.

Previous roles

Book keeping, payroll, management and financial reporting, statutory submissions, taxation, secretarial and consulting

Alareez Louw

Alareez Louw
BCom Accounting

BCom Accounting
BCom Accounting Honours
AGA (SA)

Alareez is busy with her 2nd Board Exam to qualify as a CA(SA). She has several years’ experience running her own events business.

Noleen Gordon

Noleen Gordon
Group Company Secretary

Certification in Corporate Governance & Administration.

Previous roles

Tertiary administration; Financial advisor; Facilities and Fleet management; Television and Procedures manager

Rakgomo Masilela

Rakgomo Masilela
Sales & Marketing

BCom – Investment Management

Industry/Social responsibility roles

Chairman – Number 4 (The Business Youth Table)

Bongiwe Tibane

Bongiwe Tibane
Administration Assistant

Higher Certificate in Office Administration, Matriculation certificate (Bachelors) with Accounting and Business Studies.

Langa Nhlapo

Langa Nhlapo
Junior Software Developer

BCom Informatics graduate with a keen interest in solving business problems through the use of technology.

Liz Mphuti

Liz Mphuti
Office assistant