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Riaan Pietersen

General manager, Wanatel

Riaan Pietersen is general manager of Wanatel. He is a seasoned professional in the telecommunications sector. He has more than 15 years of experience in the telco industry, covering business development, technical support, product development, human resource management and commercial direction. Prior to joining Wanatel, Pietersen worked as commercial and product manager in the short-term technology rental market, specialising in mobile and data products.

In 2013, he joined Wanatel as it began the shift from a fast-growing start-up. The company has now established itself in the market across South Africa as a leading provider of VOIP, and more recently, cloud PBX wholesale services. Pietersen’s technical and commercial expertise have assisted the team in growing the market to offer cost-effective white-labelled solutions to resellers, adding innovative solutions to billing, support and solutions portfolios to meet customer demand.

His passion is helping businesses grow. His portfolio as general manager allows him to establish long-term relationships with resellers and help them thrive in the voice and PBX market.


Cloud ComputingDec 9, 2020

VOIP to empower remote workforce in 2021

With the broader demand for full-blown collaboration and messaging tools, VOIP providers are catching up in the race to offer unified communications as a true service.