MentorIT was started by Johan Meiring van Zyl in Cape Town in 2011.

Johan is an independent IT consultant with many years of general IT experience and, more specifically, IT  and business management experience at executive level.

During his long career Johan has excelled at project and programme management, specialising in project rescue of large, complex projects that have derailed.

Johan holds a post-graduate Advanced Certificate in Counselling and Communications (specialising in Coaching) from the South African College of Applied Psychology (SACAP), a BCom (Financial Accounting and Economics) degree from the University of Stellenbosch and a BCom (Hons) (Information Systems) degree from the University of Cape Town.

Johan is a Credentialised Coach member of COMENSA (Coaches and Mentors of South Africa). He has served COMENSA in various position, including Chair of the Western Cape chapter, National Vice President and Acting President.

MentorIT trades as a Sole Proprietor.