Jaco Gerrits

Jaco Gerrits is one of South Africa’s leading technology entrepreneurs. He’s a previous winner of the Top Technology Entrepreneur in Africa Award and has been featured in numerous publications across the world. His latest venture CrashDetech, a smartphone app developed to save lives, recently received the prestigious Frost & Sullivation Top Leadership in Technology Award.

Jaco believes that it’s possible to do good while doing well, where enterprise and investment are used as powerful forces for good. This saw him winning “The Venture” South Africa, a global search for the best social entrepreneurs, where he had the honour of representing our country against 26 others in New York.

He was a Mr South Africa 2015 Finalist and is represented by SELECT – South Africa’s leading artistes, model and celebrity agency and acts as ambassador for various premium brands. He believes in continuous self-improvement, strongly advocating the importance of a healthy, active and balanced lifestyle in order to work towards your dreams and being your best.