Freddy "Balo" Mahhumane is the founder of Open-Technik Pty Ltd and a motivational speaker. He has been in the Information Technology industry for over ten years. He is a certified Novell Content Management Specialist.
He has been a speaker at various open source conferences in South Africa such as Net.share and Open-Horizons and was voted "Best New Comer 2009 for Information Technology and product implementation" by Novell South Africa.
He is also the founder of the Facebook group “Young Black Entrepreneurs in South Africa” which allows young entrepreneurs to interact and share information.
He recently started writing articles for News24 in which he shares his financial opinions with the rest of South Africa.