Executive Team


Dr. Dawie de Wet (PhD Eng) is the Chief Executive Officer of Q-KON Africa and Chairman of the Group. He has more than 24 years of experience in the design, development and implementation of Wireless, Microwave and Satellite communication systems in Africa. In 1988 he joined the Q-KON board and was appointed Managing Director in 1993.


In 2013 Dawie completed his PhD in Engineering. His thesis titled: A scalable business model for mass customization of broadband services in the emerging Africa market summarised the result of 7 years of research work focussed on the value proposition of the domain where technology, business and market domains intersect. The research work provides both Dawie and Q-KON with a sound reference and foundation to meet current and future market demands in challenging landscapes.


Tjaart de Wet (B.Eng) is Managing Director of Q-KON South Africa. Tjaart joined Q-KON in 1991 as a Project Engineer and progressed to Major Project Manager in 1994. He was appointed Business Unit Manager of the Q-KON Solutions business unit in 1998.


In March 2005 Q-KON SA was established and Tjaart accepted the position as Managing Director to focus exclusively on the South African market and spearhead Q-KON’s growth in the South African market. Tjaart holds a B.Ing degree in Electronic Engineering from the University of Pretoria. Prior to joining Q-KON, Tjaart worked with Altech.

  Neill Weldon is Chief Financial Officer of Q-KON Group of Companies. He completed his articles with Aiken and Carter in 1985 and joined ABSA Bank (then Allied Bank) where he gained 15 years of Corporate Banking and Finance experience before joining the Q-KON (Pty) Ltd management team in 1999. In his position as CFO his responsibilities cover all financial control, management and financial planning for the Q-KON group.
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