Boeta Pretorius is the Chief Director of IT at the North-West University.
He has an M.Sc. in Computer Science, and serves on the senate and is a member of several committees, which include the Institutional Committee for Teaching and Learning, the Institutional Committee for Research and Innovation, the Steering Committee for Transformation of Teaching and Learning, Campus Extended Management Teams, Kuali Mobility Board and Executive Steering team of Kuali Student.
He is the Director of Open Collab. He has played a founding role in the African Research Cloud, and has made major contributions to the Student Technology Program, Sakai SA, SA Alfresco user group and several other Asaudit User Groups.