Wayne Reece is a former Senior Sales Executive who founded Data System Design (DSD) in 1983. A year later, DSD merged with Dimension Data and he became Dimension Data’s Group Sales Director. He was part of the executive team that undertook Dimension Data’s successful listing on the JSE in 1987. He went on to set up their local design and development programme using DSD as a vehicle, then oversaw their initial international expansion into the rest of Africa.
Over the ensuing years, Wayne bore overall responsibility for establishing Dimension Data as a leading supplier to the banking industry. His other responsibilities included membership of the Cisco Systems Customer Advisory Council in 1993 and 1994, by which time Dimension Data had become Cisco’s largest channel partner worldwide.
Wayne went on to found Kiara Holdings, a broad-spectrum holding company of which he was Chairman until 2008.
Meanwhile, he joined Traderoot as CEO in 2001. In 2005, he handed the reins of the Company to Eugene von Engelhardt and became Traderoot’s Chairman. His role changed to Non-executive Director in 2007.