Terry Kelly

Founder and Director at The Digital Databank

Terry grew up in Cape Town and after military service joined SAB at the Ohlssons Brewery in Newlands. Before IBM launched the Personal Computer in 1983 he was heading down the road of becoming a Cost And Management Accountant however once he got his hands onto one of these devices he quickly realized where the future was and immediately negotiated a dealership with IBM, Microsoft and Ashton Tate. The rest is history.

Today Terry has over 40 years’ of experience in starting and running companies mainly in the Technology space. He was Founder and CEO of Softsource, an Executive Director of M+PD, which was one of the first IT listings in the late 1980’s. MD of MSL UK. Founder of Micro Design and Co-founder of Tarsus Technologies. He was also CEO of EBE (Altech), CEO of the Westcon AME Group (Datatec), and Chairman of On-Line Distribution Dubai UAE. After leaving Westcon he formed The Datanet Infrastructure Group which he later sold off to Pinnacle Micro. He was  Country Lead for their Security and Privacy Practice at Deloitte and most recently he started The Digital Databank. 

Terry plans to develop The Digital Databank into a sustainable company before bringing in some young guns to really go and shoot the lights out globally.