Dr. Dawie de Wet is the Chief Executive Officer of Q-KON Africa and Chairman of the Group. He has 30 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.
Dawie shares a love for Enduro Motorcycling with his son, Dieter. Dawie is Manager of the Q-KON EMD Racing Team. All of his believe, encouragement and support led to his team’s outstanding achievement of 93 Podium Positions (1st – 3rd) and 18 Championship Positions (1st – 3rd) in 2017.