Donovan Dercksen
Verticals Director

Donovan has 15 years’ experience in both the ICT field and the Integrated Electronic Services environment. Donovan has held several senior management positions including the Managing Director of a division within EOH, the Managing Director of the Digital Infrastructure division within NEXTEC, National Sales and IT Business Manager at Rittal, and Automation Manager during his time in the process control environment with the LAPP Group. Donovan holds a National Diploma in Electronic Engineering from UJ, is a certified Data Centre expert, and holds various managerial and coaching accreditations which aid in leading the Verticals team since December 2019.

Tanja Schutte 
Brand Executive

Tanja joined Datanet in 2020 as the Brand Executive, and works closely with the Verticals Director in aligning the vision and strategy for Datanet. Tanja boasts a breadth of experience across the Datanet portfolio as she has a strong background in technical operations as well as design and consulting. Having worked for various other Infrastructure industries, Tanja is an extremely strong and well-versed competitor in her field.

Heinke Hartdegen
Gauteng Sales Manager 

Heinke joined Datanet in 2015 as an Account Manager. He has over 10 years’ experience in the ICT and IT industry managing top key customers. During his time as an Account Manager, Heinke managed to grow his smaller accounts into the top 10 accounts within the division, these accounts are still featuring within the top 10 today. Heinke has worked on numerous Million Rand projects, one of which being a R12 Million project for Sizwe.