Kevin Derman

About Kevin Derman


Kevin Derman is a Technology and Human Potential Evangelist. His favourite topic being the potential when these two forces are combined. Kevin has headed up the Partner and Channel Strategy both for Microsoft South Africa and IBM for the Sub Saharan Africa region. 


He has had various career experiences incorporating global corporates and entrepreneurial start-ups, including co-founding Infointeg, an Internet Start-up, Kaskade.Cloud (leading AWS Cloud Provider and being a motivational and business speaker. 


His presentations are engaging and deliver an eclectic mix of topics ranging from “the Psychology of Buying and Selling” to “Happiness – the never ending quest”. Kevin interest in Hypnosis and the power of the mind, adds a different dimension to his talks as well as his approach to business. 


Global IT / Cloud CEO, Sales & Marketing Executive


2018 - Present


Co-Founder and Chief Executive Officer – CEO

2013 - 2018

First Distribution (Pty) Ltd

Executive Director of Cloud and Hosting Businesses

2010 - 2013


Channel Executive – Partner Strategy & Sales Lead

2010 - 2019

Infointeg (now IntelliCred,

Co-Founder, CEO (IntelliCred develops and distributes cloud-based online information verification and verification management products.)

2010 - 2009


Channel Sales Manager Software Group– Sub-Saharan Africa

2001 - 2007

Workgroup (owned by Pinnacle Technologies Holdings)

General Manager, IBM and U2 Division



Graduate School of Business – University of Cape Town

Master of Business Administration

1992 - 1995

University of Cape Town

Master of Science (MED)

Bachelor of Science, (Duncan Baxter Bursary Award (MED) (HONS)

Master of Science (MED)


University of Witwatersrand

Bachelor of Science


Sales & Marketing Management 100%
Cloud Sales – IaaS, PaaS, SaaS 100%
Enterprise Software 100%
Channel Development and Management 100%
Team Building & Leadership 100%
AI and Machine Learning 100%
P&L Management 100%


Johannesburg, South Africa

+27 82 888 1907