Chief Executive Officer, TeleMasters Holdings Limited
Jaco obtained a Bachelor of Social Sciences degree in 1996 from the University of the Orange Free State. He started his career in the communications industry at DataPro in 1998 and held various management positions in the organization – the last one being founder and MD of VoxTelecom. VoxTelecom was a pioneer in Next Generation IP Voice service provision in South Africa. Jaco left VoxTelecom in 2007 to start PerfectWorx Consulting, a specialist consulting business providing professional services to operators entering the Next Generation Network realm. PerfectWorx Consulting currently provides services to a wide range of players in the telecommunications industry, ranging from incumbent operators to various VANS operators. In 2010 Jaco started Contineo Virtual Communications, a wholesale cloud communications provider. What started out as a virtual PABX offering subsequently evolved into a complete unified communications platform enabling business to quickly manage and share information of all types between mobile employees, virtual teams and dispersed customers. Jaco was appointed CEO of TeleMasters Holdings Limited on 1 January 2018.