Bringing Technology back to Earth

Meet the ITEXACT management team
If you are looking for a different type of innovative consultative approach to getting the job done, then the ITEXACT team will bring that to you.

Harold Groothedde

CEO (Founder)

Harold has more than 27 years’ experience across the IT and corporate engineering sector having spent a substantial portion of this career working for the some of the largest global banks. At a young age Harold achieved directorship at Citigroup and was responsible for $2B plus budgets. He has since held various executive positions, across sectors, including Regional CIO at Citigroup, Group CIO for a leading African Bank and CTO for the world’s largest thread manufacturer (Coats). Harold brings a wealth of not only technology capabilities but also a very good understanding of how to put IT strategy in place to drive business technology change and revenue growth. Harold has been recognised for successfully leading and managing some of the world’s first and largest technology programme. (e.g. the first Enterprise on Office 365, first vCloud in West Africa). Recently Harold led the world’s first ever SAP HANA Production install in Microsoft Azure and as a result had a private meeting with Satya Nadella and the VP of Azure, Jason Zander. Harold is a member of the Microsoft Azure/SAP advisory board. Harold holds a Pr.Eng (Electronic) degree and technology remains his true passion.

Nick Kotze


Nick brings complete technology lifecycle experience to the infrastructure strategy process spanning a multitude of network domains, with the purpose of ensuring global architectural excellence from every aspect of network services. Nick has for the last 12 years been a senior consultant working on engagements in the finance (London Clearing House, State Street Bank, Unum Provident, Fortis Bank, Nomura), outsourcing (KPMG, Accenture, PwC), Mobile service provider (Vodafone Live – Vizzavi, T-Mobile and O2), Manufacturing (Coats) and enterprise (Xerox, BAT) verticals. Nick brings with him a number of key network (e.g. CCIE) and collaboration, security and platforms technology certifications. Nick has also completed a number of key Lync 2013 and now Skype for Business projects and have developed leading edge solutions with Microsoft in this field

Laurence Dale


Laurence is a highly driven and customer-focused IT professional specialising in leading delivery of innovative, transformational and leading-edge technology architecture and solutions. He has developed a deep technology architectural understanding of networks, server infrastructure, security based application delivery and mobile technologies. He has a successful track record delivering innovative solutions to a global organisations. Laurence has recently launched some business changing leading edge secure end-to-end global corporate, Internet and mobility solutions across the public and private sectors. Strong with end-to-end solution lifecycle management; and attention-to-detail.

Innovative Solutions

All of our solutions are innovative and secured to full ISO 27001 standards and through the use of world leading tools, data centres and Cloud solutions

Cloud Solutions

Ensuring your staff have more security when accessing applications or cloud based services, using solutions and tools that empower the most secure environments

Unlocking Value

Unified Collaboration solutions are an integral part of Cloud Delivery Platform so you don’t need to think who to go to we call this – Everything-as-a-Service

Communication Style

What we don’t bring you is hundreds of pages of documents only real tangible recommendations and skills needed to get the job done quickly and effectively
Our experience comes collectively with exposure from past employers, and clients we have engaged
Within our senior management team we have collectively been engaged in all aspects of IT usually focused at the Senior Executive (C-Level) and have interfaced in business practices covering engineering, process management, IT management, finance and billing, security, customer relationship management, contact centres, outsourcing, end user support, data centre transformation, network support, operational team transformation, and IT architecture. More importantly, we have delivered these solutions to multi-cultural enterprises spanning multiple countries including the emerging markets. With our collective engagement skills we have also an extensive group of technical resource we can engage starting from small projects moving to massive transformation or technology change programmes.

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