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Jimmy Matalen

J.N. Matalen???????
J.N. Matalen is one of the owners and currently manages UWS. He has considerable Information Technology experience and management skills acquired through the desktop coordinator and Team leader performed roles of the Technical Support Services in the Sanlam desktop environment and T-Systems SA desktop environment as well as third party contractor management. He strategically utilize this experience in managing the hardware maintenance support services.

Mr. Matalen experience in the IT-Industry spans 19 years of which 14 years were as a Desktop Coordinator and Team Leader. Most of the time was spend within Sanlam environment, giving him the opportunity to explore and understand the Sanlam network in detail. During the last four years he was employed by T-Systems until UBUNTHU Workplace Services cc. was established. Mr. Matalen is currently contracted directly to T-Systems as coordinator for third party vendors and hardware break/fix services.

Mr. Matalen holds certification in the management development program. In addition to installing hardware, software, assisting in setting up networks and coordinate sub-contractors, Mr. Matalen overseen a team of desktop support personnel and the T-Systems desktop support services in Cape Town.

As the Managing Director for UWS, Mr. Matalen manages five support personnel who perform all types of repairs to computers and peripherals. He also manages third party contractors on behalf of T-systems. Because Mr. Matalen has a technical background, his staff and clients often consulted with him when complex repair issues arose.

These experiences prove to be especially valuable in day-to-day operations. Computer downtime will be minimized because Mr. Matalen can make at least minor repairs rather than waiting for a computer technician.


Alwin Matthews

A.Q Matthews
Mr. Matthews is the co-owner of UWS and has currently no managing role in UWS. He has 16 years experience, acquired extensive knowledge and management skills in the IT-Industry.

Mr. Matthews has acted as Desktop Team Leader for 2 years, Mainframe Team Leader/Supervisor for 3 years, Senior Desktop Specialist for 5 years and as Desktop Services Manager for 2.5 years.

Mr. Matthews holds certification in the Management Development Program, Matric, Microsoft Certified Professional, Certified Novell Administrator, Proposal writing, Presentation skills, Management with Intend and Assertive Management.

He is presently studying for his MBA degree at the University of South Africa. Currently Mr. Matthews is an Architect with the Architecture and Strategy department of T-Systems SA for desktop services and his contribution to UWS is solely aimed at the open market outside of T-Systems SA.

As the co-owner of UWS, Mr. Matthews’s current portfolio includes UWS Strategy, business planning, Market development, Sales and negotiates contracts and partnerships for UWS.

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