Introducing Skulk de Wet

 

Introducing Skulk our Senior Technical Manager. Originally from South Africa, he made New Zealand his home in 2001 and earned a Bachelor of Computer and Information Science, with a Double Major in Networks & Security and Software Development from AUT. With over a decade working in IT, he joined the Both Brains team in 2019. Based in our Auckland office in Takapuna, Skulk manages our more technical support requests, as well as our in house and client training.

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Q. What do you like about being part of the Both Brains team?

 

"Both Brains as a company is all about expressing who you really are and helping people, not just about fixing IT issues. I have a very strong sense of empathy, so this intention resonates very strongly with who I am."

 

Q. What are you passionate about outside of work?

 

"I absolutely love acrobatics! I help run a community acrobatics groups called Circus Sphere where I train, teach, and sometimes even perform acrobatics. Motorbiking is another hobby that brings me a lot of enjoyment. I’ve got a 675cc Triumph Street Triple that can get from 0-100kmph in 3 seconds, which is a rush that is very hard to explain to anyone that doesn’t know what that feels like! We regularly go to track days at Hampton downs in summer and I’m always looking" forward to the next one.

 

Q. What makes you good at your job?

 

"I believe it’s extremely important that we push ourselves to always keep learning. The IT landscape is always changing and staying ahead of the curve is crucial to my personal success and the success of the business.
I like to make sure that I am very critical of the standard of work that I put out. Honest self-reflection and peer review are excellent tools for identifying and fixing any mistakes you make along the way and learning from them."