Meet our Infrastructure Sales Executive

Tim Ellis


Tim Ellis

Executive: Infrastructure Sales


Formerly the Sales Director for the Public Sector Business within Africa and emerging markets at Cisco, Tim has managed various roles and directed sales teams in the Commercial, Enterprise and Public Sector. Tim also has extensive experience having worked for a large system integrator, as well as having been a partner in a technology start-up company, altogether culminating in 37 years in the Information and Communication Technology sector.

Tim began his career as a computer programmer and holds an MBA Post Graduate Diploma from the Graduate School of Business of Heriot-Watt University and a Management Advancement Programme (MAP) qualification from the University of Witwatersrand.

Get to know Tim

  • Why Altron?
  • Thoughts on successful leadership
  • Inspiration and mentors

Why work for Altron?


Altron is leading the way in providing solutions to address the business challenges that our customers are facing with regards to digitisation and 4IR.

What are the most important attributes of successful leaders today?


Being agile and able to manage the technology transitions that are evolving on an ongoing basis, whilst at the same time getting the best out of a workforce that is working remotely and ensuring that we exceed our customer’s expectations with regards to service delivery and innovation.

Who do you look up to for inspiration or mentorship?


Business leaders, within our industry that have managed businesses through turbulent times, and that have managed to grow these businesses despite the challenges. Also, athletes and explorers who have overcome numerous challenges to achieve their goals.