Quentin has over 20 years of experience in the IT and IoT space. He has a passion for new technology, being able to drive technological change and to see these technologies being implemented in the business environment. He previously held the position of Chief Technology Officer before taking up this new role.
Prior to joining redPanda Software, Quentin worked for a Port Elizabeth-based renewable energy company, where he was responsible for electronic design, including hardware, firmware and software integration, digitisation of water and electricity metres, and remote monitoring of several types of devices such as inverters, charge controllers, battery balancer and monitors - a precursor to today's world of the Internet of Things.
He started off his career as an IT consultant with Business Connexion, working across a myriad of industries. He then took on the role of software developer with one of his clients, a financial services company in East London, working his way up to senior software developer, and then IT Manager. He was promoted to Director and later, Chief Information Officer (CIO) when the company listed on the JSE.
Quentin has extensive experience in the retail space and took up the opportunity to return to the IT and IoT environment, as well as work with large clients, and even international clients, by joining redPanda Software.