Trevor Venter joined Optron in 1995 as Technical Director and was appointed Managing Director in 1998. In 2005 Trevor was appointed Optron Group CEO, a position he held for 12 years until he changed his role to Group Director: Strategy, Mergers and Acquisitions. Trevor has over 30 years’ experience in the ICT space, which includes executive management, sales & marketing, strategy, mergers and acquisitions in the geospatial, construction, mining and precision agriculture technology space.
Prior to joining Optron, Trevor was employed as a professional land surveyor with the now National Geo-spatial Information (NGI), a component of the Department of Rural Development and Land Reform. Trevor holds a National Diploma in Surveying and a Geomatics Engineering degree (Cum laude) from the University of Cape Town and is registered as a professional land surveyor with the South African Council for Professional and Technical Surveyors.