mapIT, a 100% Black-owned business, offers enterprise location insights to co-create solutions with our customers and partners.

15+Years Mapping

100+ Enterprise & SMME Clients

Level 1 B-BBEE

A few reasons to work with us

Mapping since 2002

With over 15 years experience in mapping, we’re able to deliver the most comprehensive map and traffic insights to the market. Our global partnerships allow us to build a differentiated set of offerings for the African market.

Local Support

We’re able to provide enterprises with local support and bespoke services to fit your specific requirements. Working together with our clients we are able to deliver the most suitable and cost-effective innovative location solutions.

Highest Quality Location Data

Through global and local partnerships we are able to offer highly accurate and detailed location data. Helping enterprises to embrace a location-aware world.

Intelligent Location Solutions

In a connected world we’re offering enterprise location solutions to enable digital transformation. We provide the last mile for data analytics – geospatial intelligence.

Our Management Team

Kamal Ramsingh
Chairman

Kamal Ramsingh is a self-confessed life servant of IT. During his almost three decades of service across multiple sectors, Kamal has occupied executive positions at large multi-national consulting and systems integration firms and has also enjoyed success as an African ICT Entrepreneur. He has advised CIO's and organisations across East, West and Southern Africa. Kamal continues to express his passion for ICT through various entrepreneurial initiatives and acts as an institutional mentor to several Black owned ICT SMME's. Kamal has a BSc (Computer Science) and a Masters in Business Leadership (cum laude)

Lee Annamalai
CTO

Lee Annamalai has a Master’s in engineering from the University of Pretoria and a wide technology capability ranging from electronic engineering and systems in defence, the Internet of Things and space systems to big data spatial information systems. As key developer of the South African Space Strategy, and founding board member of the South African National Space Agency he was responsible for the strategy of the Agency and feasibility of South African Space Missions. He also established and grew the Spatial Information and Earth Observation R&D and the IoT and Data Analytics teams at the CSIR’s Meraka Institute from 2011 to 2018. Presently he is an appointed member of the South African Space Council.

Trevor Morgan
Operations Manager

Trevor Morgan is responsible for sales and client relationships for the company. Having been involved with mapIT since its foundation when the tracking market was its focus he has been involved in signing up most of the larger tracking companies in South Africa and is still actively involved with most of them. His vision is to see the company go from strength to strength in all areas of operation, not just tracking but in traffic, web and other complimentary services to our diverse client base.

Graeme McFerren
Lead Solutions Architect

Graeme McFarren has 20 years of experience in GeoSpatial application development with global experience and relevance. He has worked on and lead development of some of the most advanced spatial applications in South Africa (and Africa). Graeme’s capabilities are in conceptualising, designing and building cross platform applications for desktop and Internet delivery of spatial-temporal information, spatial-temporal analysis and spatial modelling in a variety of domains, including wildfire, oceanography, mining and environmental health and monitoring. Graeme is a keen supporter of the Opensource Geospatial Software movement, a lecturer and mentor to many professionals in the South African Geoinformatic community.

Charlene Botes
Accounting
Manager

Charlene Botes is responsible for finance, HR and general customer relationships for the company. Having been involved with mapIT for the last 11 years her role in the ongoing financial strength of MAPIT has been of prime importance. This continues with the new company and she continues to have a very strong relationship with our clients and suppliers. Charlene has a B Com. Accountancy degree and has worked in the GIS industry for most of her career, even though she admits to not knowing north from south. Her vision is to see the company strengthen its financial viability.

Werner Raath
Solutions Architect/Senior
Architect

Werner Raath joins the team with a BSc IT and GIS degree from the University of Pretoria and 5 years of building GIS systems on a global scale at the CSIR's Meraka Institute. Werner's goal is to expand this capability even more, identifying technology building blocks, following international technology movements and implementing best practices in order to build well rounded scalable software solutions. Werner wants to take the Spatial Technology stack to the next level, creating software that answers advanced spatial questions and leads to better decisions.

Sizwe Nxele
Solutions Support
Specialist

Sizwe Nxele is a full stack developer who joins the mapIT team with 4 years’ experience as software developer. He joins the team with the ambition of becoming a intelligent mapping solutions specialist, eager to learn from others and a progressive team player. He started showing passion for IT when he started tutoring new students on how to write pseudocode at his university. He then worked as website content manager and later as a system engineer where he was introduced to a Unix based operating system and open source software which he grew fond of. Solving problems, keeping up with new technology and coding is what he enjoys.

Tshepo Hlako
Solutions Support
Specialist

Tshepo Hlako joins the team with over 5 years of experience under his belt. He joins a team that is on its path to growth, with his ability to adaptability, together with exposure to a number of IDEs and operating systems, a path promised of excitement and personal growth in the IT industry. He spent the last 2 years helping a small team that had potential for expansion at the time as a 2nd Line Support Consultant in a pharmaceutical vertical. Tshepo will be working closely with Werner as a Solutions Support Specialist.

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