Meet our Data Executive

Hendrik Blignaut

Hendrik Blignaut

Data Executive


Hendrik has been with Altron for 25 years and had numerous roles during his tenure, most notably he has been instrumental in building one of the pre-eminent data practices in the country as well as managing 15 business units worth more than R 1 billion and 600 employees.

Hendrik holds Master’s of Science in the Management of Technology and Innovation, (Cum Laude) as well as a Diploma in Business Administration. His Data team’s business accolades are also impressive, winning four awards in 2018 which included two Vodafone International awards for most innovative visualization and most innovative process evolution and another international award in the “Cloud Revolution” category for the best data warehouse implementation in the cloud.

Hendrik is a known for building high performance teams, innovation, and business strategy, delivering on growth objectives.

Get to know Hendrik

  • Why Altron?
  • What makes a successful leader?
  • Interests and Hobbies

Why work for Altron?


I love working for Altron because it is a dynamic ever-changing organisation, focused on being relevant. For me this provides constant growth opportunities to keep myself and my team relevant and motivated.

What are the most important attributes of successful leaders today?


I believe leaders need Vision, humility and positivity.

My hobbies and interests


I am an avid golfer, but also enjoying spending time cycling, cooking with my family and most importantly learning and reading to keep a sharp mind.