Raul Garbini is sales director at Edgetec. With 26 years' experience in the IT industry, Garbini joined Edgetec in 2000 as a partner and sales director, where he was responsible for bringing the Vision range of high-availability solutions to SA.
Prior to Edgetec, he was at IBM. He joined the business in 1982, first as a hardware engineer and team leader, looking after banking hardware. In 1988, he graduated to software engineer on the AS/400 until 1994, when he joined the sales team selling the AS/400, which has since become the iSeries.
His career at IBM saw Garbini win numerous awards in all three of the areas in which he worked, including three for best hardware engineer, two for best systems engineer, and two for meeting sales targets. He was also involved in IBM's Y2K migration programme for customers.