About Us

We're centred on people, and passionate about technology and its potential to improve lives.

The limitless possibilities of the human mind

4i started out with 4 developers, a MacBook and a dream of building tech solutions that change lives for the better. Over time we've carved out a culture that challenges the status quo while harnessing the art of problem solving, enabling us to deliver unparalleled value to clients.

Where cohesion and collective creativity meet

By making people our focus, we have attracted some of the most talented individuals in the industry. We work closely together, sharing ideas and collaborating between teams. By doing this we we're able to execute the best solution for each client.

Solutions that deliver beyond the brief

Our 40-strong team of brilliant minds is dedicated to seeing every client succeed. We journey with each one, bringing years of experience to the mix, launching lean and fast, and iterating over time to remain responsive to ever-changing environments.

Meet the team

Renier has been leading the charge at 4i since its inception in 2008. He’s the trusted captain at the helm of the ship and holds a degree in industrial engineering from the University of Stellenbosch.

Renier Kriel
Founder & CEO

Joining shortly after completing his MBA (Cum Laude) at the Stellenbosch GSB in 2015, William brings a wealth of experience to the team including 8 years in software development and 4 years in team management.

William Howard
COO

Following his studies in Nuclear Science at the University of Stellenbosch, Jurie joined 4i in 2008, and has 8 years software development experience across multiple platforms and languages.

Jurie Kennedy
CTO

One of the longest standing members of 4i, Servaas ensures that every product deployed is of the highest quality. Servaas has been with 4i since 2012 and holds a BComm through the University of Stellenbosch.

Servaas Kriek
QA

Responsible for sales and client relations, Barkley is known for getting things done and making the wheels turn at 4i. Barkley joined in 2014 and holds a BComm degree through the University of Stellenbosch.

Barkley van Wyngaard
Accounts Director

Natalie is the Oracle at 4i, and brings an unrivalled amount of energy and passion to the business. She holds a BIS in Multimedia through the University of Pretoria as well as a Project Management qualification.

Natalie Kennedy
Project Management Lead

Ernst leads the largest team at 4i, driving success through an Agile process. He has 10 years experience in software development and holds a B.Eng.Sci (Computer Systems) degree through the University of Stellenbosch.

Ernst du Plessis
Development Manager

Clients that have trusted us

Stories from the journey

Lessons learnt building an innovative culture at 4i

13 October 2017
7 min read

With the world changing faster than ever, never has it been more important for organisations of all sizes to innovate in order to keep up with the changing landscape. In fact every single organisation’s unique selling proposition of yesterday is diminishing day by the day.