An inspiring virtual event bringing customers, partners and fans together.

How to attend the PaySpace POWER Conference 2021

We will be using Microsoft Teams Live to host our event. You can join from a PC, Mac, iPad, iPhone, or Android device.

What you need to know

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Register today to join us for a unique PaySpace experience. We look forward to hosting you and to giving you an overview of PaySpace – our solutions, our services, and our community.


Our speakers

Bruce van Wyk

PaySpace Founder & Director

Bruce has over 16 years of experience in designing, conceptualising, and implementing functional payroll and HR solutions for various local, multinational, and blue-chip organisations. With a love for entrepreneurship, Bruce heads up the Finance and Sales departments at PaySpace.

Sandra Crous

Managing Director at PaySpace

PaySpace has appointed Sandra Crous as its new Managing Director, effective 1st of April 2019. Sandra brings with her over 30 years’ experience in the payroll industry, which includes the role as Vice President for Midmarket, Africa and the Middle East at Sage.

Dr Adriana Marais


Adriana Marais is a South African theoretical physicist, technologist and advocate for off-world exploration. She is a director of the Foundation for Space Development Africa, an organisation aiming to send Africa’s first mission to the Moon, the Africa2Moon Project.

Nazreen Hoosen

Enterprise Application Manager
at Cape Union Mart Group

Nazreen has over 20 years experience in Retail with the Cape Union Mart Group. Although starting her career in Finance, being an innovative thinker and solution driver, with a passion for processes and systems the journey into the world of IT was inevitable. Her technical knowledge has proven beneficial in systems and ERP implementations. Apart from ensuring that IT strategies align with business strategies, in her role as an ERP leader she corroborates cutting edge systems which supports business needs and sustains growth.

Clyde van Wyk

PaySpace Founder & Director

Clyde is one of the founding members of the PaySpace. He has over 15 years of experience and started his career supporting the development of internally developed CRM products at an internet service provider. Clyde wrote the very first line of code for PaySpace, the flagship product of the IT Insight Group in 2002. His innovation with PaySpace has sparked and built up Clyde’s reputation for being a forward-thinker, and a leader in creating new solutions for businesses by utilising today’s technology.

Warren van Wyk

PaySpace Founder & Director

Warren van Wyk is one of the founding members and leaders of PaySpace. Warren has over 18 years of experience in the software development industry. His vast end-to-end software project experience coupled with his technical payroll knowledge greatly assisted the PaySpace team in the architectural solution design, having a leading and managing hand in every intricate area. His role as a leader in PaySpace means that he performs a variety of tasks which significantly affect the growth and strategy of the company.

George Karageorgiades

PaySpace Founder & Director

George is a founding member of PaySpace with over 21 years’ experience in the HCM technology industry. He is one of the industry’s leading specialists in the field of implementing, configuring and building Payroll and HR solutions in best of breed, ERP, Bureau and multi-country environments. His forte is in payroll architecture, global agile solution design and international tax compliance.

Christine Painter

Compliance Product Engineering Manager

Head of Compliance at Payspace with extensive experience in the payroll industry. Christine is a registered tax practitioner and is responsible for the interpretation and implementation of tax into Payspace software to ensure compliance. Christine has sound knowledge of PAYE, Unemployment Insurance Fund, Skills Development, and Employment Equity. She is an experienced Product Owner, ensuring customer success by keeping a well-balanced structure and proactively engaging with all relevant stakeholders. Christine is passionate to develop the best-suited result for our customers.

Heinrich Swanepoel

Head of New Business Development

Heinrich has over 17 years of business development and marketing experience stemming from his work with JSE and FTSE 100 corporate businesses and building up start-ups from scratch. His enthusiasm for life is one of his main attributes, and it infuses everything he does. He keeps on top of new technology to combine it with his interest in business development, marketing, and networking.
In his free time, Heinrich enjoys MotoGP, UFC, Rugby, and audible books.

Theaan Knoetze

Partner Development Specialist

Theaan joined the PaySpace Sales department in 2016 and has been involved in direct and partner sales for the past 5 years. He has more than 10 years of sales experience in various industries, and he is currently in the Partner Development Specialist role. He is responsible for the development and maintenance of new and existing PaySpace strategic Business Partners network leading to income generation and increased market share.

Vicky Bester

Product Manager

Vicky joined PaySpace 10 years ago in 2011 as the 5th employee. During her consulting career, she supported and implemented customers on payroll and HR modules and lead some of the largest projects. In 2017 she started the Implementations Department with 2 consultants, which grew to a team of 16 by the end of 2020. Her passion for product combined with her in depth knowledge of the system lead her to the role of Product Manager in 2021, where she is heading up new product developments and innovation to grow PaySpace even more.

Conference agenda

Wednesday, 13 October 2021
Time Topic / Speaker
09:00 – 09:05 Introduction – Tami Loots
09:05 – 09:20 Welcome – Bruce van Wyk
09:20 – 09:50 Keynote – Dr. Adriana Marais
09:50 – 10:20 Cloud Success Story – Nazreen Hoosen
10:20 – 10:30 Comfort Break
10:30 – 11:20 Product Showcase – Clyde van Wyk,  Warren van Wyk & Vicky Bester
11:20 – 11:35 International Expansion – George Karageorgiades
11:35 – 12:05 Compliance in Africa – Christine Painter
12:05 – 12:35 Entertainment

Thursday, 14 October 2021 (Business Partners Only)

Time Topic / Speaker
09:00 – 09:05 Welcome – Tami Loots
09:05 – 09:30 PaySpace disruption in Africa – Sandra Crous
09:30 – 09:50 Partner strategy – Heinrich Swanepoel
09:50 – 10:05 PaySpace Collateral – Theaan Knoetze
10:05 – 10:15 Comfort Break
10:15 – 10:50 Take your sales demo to the next level – Heinrich Swanepoel
10:50 – 11:00 Closure – Bruce van Wyk

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Conference Details

Note that 14 October is reserved for PaySpace Business Partners only.