Our Team

Howard Sackstein:
Co-Founder & Director 

Howard is an innovator with an eye for detail and an incredible ability to spot a gap in the market. He is a qualified attorney with BA and LLB degrees from Wits University and a Masters degree from Brandeis University in the USA. Howard also studied International Conflict Resolution under Prof Herb C. Kelman at Harvard University and completed his law articles (and worked as an attorney) at Werksmans Attorneys. 


From 1994-2000, Howard was employed as Executive Director at the Independent Electoral Commission and from there he moved to Healthbridge, as their Chief Operating Officer. In 2006, Howard co-founded Saicom Voice Services and he remains a Director of IOTEL (Pty) Ltd, Saicom Voice Services (Pty) Ltd and Tariffic (Pty) Ltd. Howard is also Chairperson of the SA Jewish Report (Pty) Ltd and is Chairperson of the South African Jewish Achiever Awards. 


When he isn’t busy working, Howard spends his time mastering social media, being an explosive political activist, travelling all over the world and being life’s official photographer. 

Leor Atie:

Co-Founder & Director

Leor is a Chartered Accountant and certified financial guru and entrepreneur. He obtained his Bachelor of Commerce and Honours (in Accounting) from the University of Witwatersrand. Following this Leor completed his articles at Fisher Hoffman Stride, after which he spent 7 years with the Dimension Data Group, including 4 years as the financial director of Internet Solutions and 3 years as a director of Protocol Venture Capital. 


In 2006 Leor founded Saicom Cellular Solutions and then co-founded Saicom Voice Services. He remains a Director of IOTEL (Pty) Ltd, Saicom Voice Services (Pty) Ltd and Tariffic (Pty) Ltd. Leor is past President of the South African chapter of the Entrepreneurs Organisation (EO) and has acted as Treasurer of the Israel United Appeal / United Communal Fund.

 
In his spare time Leor – a lapsed golfer - enjoys trail running (after falling off his bicycle one too many times) and running after his children.