Digital Transformation for a New World

Innovative Thinking

Established in 2009, ITEXACT are global IT consulting and cloud asset management experts. Our innovative solutions are secured to full ISO 27001 standards, through the use of world-leading tools, data centres, and cloud solutions

Unlocking Value

As Microsoft Gold Partners, we help organisations to facilitate valuable digital transformation activities, get a handle on their licensing, and realise the true potential of their Microsoft estate.

Secure Cloud Solutions

We're always thinking about cloud security, ensuring everything we do includes improved and secure access to applications and cloud-based services through innovative solutions.

Clear Communication

From clear dashboards on our Surveil platform, to getting you started on consulting, we like to keep things simple - providing you with the tangible recommendations and skills needed to get the job done.

Meet the Team

  • Neil May, CEO of ITExact

    CEO

    Neil May

    Originally qualifying as a software engineer, Neil is an experienced business founder, leader, board member, CEO, committee member, and advisor with over 25 years’ experience across multiple sectors – including Information and Communications Technology, SaaS, Cloud, and Mobile.

     

    Having a primary focus on channel partner go-to-market strategy, Neil has founded and scaled various companies from international Intel distributors through to Microsoft Gold Partners.

     

    Neil also has deep experience with cloud technology strategy, corporate governance, and digital transformation.

  • Harold Groothedde, Co-Founder and CEO of ITExact

    Co-Founder and CTO

    Harold Groothedde

    Harold is ITEXACT’s co-founder, developing the cloud optimisation platform Surveil from the ground up. With more than 27 years’ experience across IT and corporate engineering, Harold brings a wealth of knowledge to the table across technology capabilities, development, and IT strategy.

     

    Harold has been recognised for successfully leading and managing some of the world’s first and largest technology programmes, including the first Enterprise on Office 365, and the first vCloud in West Africa. At a young age, Harold achieved directorship at Citigroup and was responsible for budgets worth over $2bn. Before co-founding ITEXACT, Harold spent a substantial portion of his career working for some of the largest global banks.

     

    In recent times, Harold led the world’s first ever SAP HANA production install in Microsoft Azure, working alongside Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella and the VP of Azure, Jason Zander. Harold remains a member of the Microsoft Azure/SAP advisory board.

  • Nigel Beattie

    Chairman

    Nigel Beattie

    Nigel has spent almost 30 years in the investment banking business, with experience across a range of asset classes and functions, and has held senior managerial roles at Merrill Lynch and, more recently, Board level positions at CLSA Securities in Asia. After leaving investment banking, Nigel took on a role as CEO of a large blockchain business helping to build out its new financial services division.  His focus is now on personal investment, predominantly in technology-based, private equity opportunities. Nigel is currently also a shareholder and Board Director of the fast-growing UK wealth management company, Saltus.

  • David Longe, Co-Founder and CEO of Absolute Systems

    Co-Founder and CEO of Absolute Systems

    David Longe

    David Longe is the co-founder of Ciartech Limited (UK) and serves as an executive
    Director and is also the Chairman and CEO and a co-founder of Absolute Systems.
    He is responsible for the strategic direction and day to day management of the
    company.

     

    David has a wealth of senior management expertise, which he has acquired as
    company director for various organisations over the past 30 years. Prior to founding
    Absolute Systems, David was an Executive Director and the regional Managing
    Director of Lithotech. He was involved in the Lithotech IPO on the Johannesburg
    Stock Exchange (JSE) in 1987, which up until 1994 this held the record for the most
    oversubscribed listing on the JSE.

     

    David is a graduate of the University of Witwatersrand, South Africa, where he
    obtained a Mechanical/Industrial Engineering degree. He is a Non-Exec Director
    and co-founder of Bank Zero

  • Nick Kotze, Director

    Director

    Nick Kotze

    Nick is a post-graduate electronics engineer and CCIE with key network and collaboration, security and platforms technology certifications.

     

    Over the last 20 years, he has amassed extensive experience in the IT, finance, outsourcing, mobile service provider, manufacturing, and enterprise verticals.

     

    Nick brings technology lifecycle experience, with the purpose of ensuring global architectural excellence from every aspect of network services.

     

    Nick has also completed a number of key Lync 2013 and now Skype for Business projects and has developed leading edge solutions with Microsoft in this field.

  • Nic Pujadas, Head of Sales Europe

    Director - Strategic Partner Sales

    Nic Pujadas

    Nic joined ITEXACT in 2018 as Head of Sales for Europe. Initially starting his career in the UK in a variety of sales management roles within the telco industry, Nic has transitioned into the IT industry and spent 7 years at Microsoft International, leading regional business development and sales with Service Providers for Western Europe, EMEA and global. Nic then spent another 5 years as VP for International Sales with a Microsoft ISV Partner.

     

    Nic is passionate about growing business and going after new opportunities internationally through building and developing an ecosystem of best of breed partners and great people.

  • Head of Marketing & Communications

    Joe Stevenson

    Joe is a marketing professional with a background in working for – and owning his own – agencies within the identity, security, and technology space.

     

    As Head of Marketing & Communications, Joe enables partners in their Sales and Marketing efforts, working closely with departments to communicate ITEXACT’s message of successful cloud computing.