CARL WALLACE | bio
Carl is a forward-thinker, a simplifier and a digital tech enthusiast – dedicated to the future of work.
– Carl Wallace
2014 South Africa Small Business Of The Year
2014 MTN App of the Year for best Cloud Technology
2015 Global Entrepreneur Roundtable - Technology Entrepreneur of the Year
2018 MTN App of the Year for Best Incubated Technology
2018 APPS AFRICA top 5
2018 Global Edtech Startup Awards – Top 5
2019 Best Tech Start-up In Africa - Runner Up
2019 Western Cape Entrepreneurship Awards Winner – Most Innovative Business
Carl Wallace heads up Digital-HQ as group CEO and provides executive and board-level advisory to Executives, Entrepreneurs, and Corporates across South Africa and Europe.
At age 25, Carl raised his first round of capital funding and from there he has started, grown, and exited various businesses. His most recent tech startup, ydox, is self-funded.
Carl is experienced in raising, negotiating, and deal brokering of multiple funding rounds within the Digital-HQ group structure and for clients.
His ability to solve problems is fueled by knowledge, experience, and a passion for technology and its role in driving the world forward.
Throughout his career, Carl played key roles in developing and implementing technology for clients such as Nando’s, Capitec, Cipla, and Microsoft.
Carl is all about long-term relationships with the highest regard for ethics, trust, transparency, and open communication.
As an opportunity-obsessed technology entrepreneur, Carl continues to develop digital tools for the workplace, empowering workforces with the means to work efficiently and securely from anywhere.
“My work is results-driven and I supporting business executives to implement forward-thinking solutions and prepare their organisations for change. A position of ever-evolving change is where the best growth opportunities happen. I believe every complex problem has a simple solution if you know where to look. ”
– Carl Wallace