Meet The Team
Matriculated at Weston Agricultural College in Mooi River
I have many certifications in Agricultural areas such as, Electric fencing, chainsaw control, Brahman judging, wool judging, sheep handling, sheep judging and labour law.
Studied Business Management at Varsity College.
Studied as a IT Expert Technician at Skilltech
Current studies – MCSA windows server 2012 R2, Windows 10, web design and Linux servers.
Mentored and trained by John Hawkins himself.
I’m always motivated to learn and meet new people and enjoy a challenge.
Referred to by many of Hawk Electronics customers as “The Magic MAN”
Schooled in Bulawayo at Marula boarding school and Gifford Technical High School
Studied electronics on the Rhodesia Railways as a signal technician late 70’s. Studied Electronics with City and Guilds of London.
Worked for Telkor as a signal technician and did all the signalling for the new double railway lines in the early 80’s.
Worked for Armscor building computers for tanks, helicopters and military equipment.
Worked in several early computer companies, in the days before the PC. Started Hawk Electronics 1989. Completed studies Computer Sciences UKZN.
Current studies – Computer Networks, University of Washington – Internet History, Technology and Security, University of Michigan – Energy 101, Georgia Institute of Technology
John has owned and run several successful other business’s from plumbing, delivery / transport to restaurants and take-away.
John has mentored and trained over a hundred young people in the computer industry over the past 25 years.
John is loved and hated in the IT business and this is mainly for his brutally honest attitude. John is a single parent with 2 teenage children.
John and the staff at Hawk Electronics are always getting involved with several different charity organizations to offer free labour, free web sites and equipment.
Referred to by many of Hawk Electronics customers as “Honest John”