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    Our leaders' purpose:
    to serve and guide others.

    Conscious leadership.
    Exponential thinking.

    Every team at iX is led by a visionary who is passionate about personal growth and education. Choose one to learn more about how they think and lead.
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    Aaron Fuchs
    Co-founder & Chief Executive Officer
    "At first, iX was a passion project, then it became a profitable business, and has since shifted into something bigger. We have a significant responsibility to create something that impacts people's lives, whether it's the students who use the products we deliver, or our employees and the experience they have in the business."

    Unleashing human creativity.

    Business is at its best when we start to appreciate that it's more than financial gains. It's about how we can innovate and create value for fellow human beings—profit will follow. The heart of innovation is about creating life-enhancing value and sharing it with others. We will have to make many conscious and deliberate choices, some of which will be bold and unconventional. For us it's more risky not to take risks.

    We ask probing questions

    What can we do to foster a creative spirit in the people around us? How can we create and nurture a culture of innovation? How can we take a novel idea and turn it into something of value in the marketplace?

    We embrace humility

    The amazing thing about innovation and ideas is that they can come from anywhere. However, we recognise that many of our experiments won’t hit the mark, and in order to get back on track we will need to put our personal egos aside. Rather than become attached to our own visions and ideas, we aim to focus on the ideation itself, rather than where it comes from. Ego has no place in this team.

    We create value

    While brilliant ideas are often considered the work of genius, our innovation should never exist in a research vacuum. In our education ecosystem, our new programs and services must always create value in the marketplace. The real alchemy in our work is the transformation of creativity into economic value.

    Aaron Fuchs
    Co-founder & Chief Executive Officer
    At first, iX was a passion project, then it became a profitable business, and has since shifted into something bigger. We have a significant responsibility to create something that impacts people's lives, whether it's the students who use the products we deliver, or our employees and the experience they have in the business.
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    Chief Operating Officer
    Cape Town / Full-Time

    Head of Product Strategy
    Cape Town / Full-Time

    Product Strategy Associate
    Cape Town / Full-Time
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    Chief Operating Officer
    Cape Town / Full-Time

    Head of Product Strategy
    Cape Town / Full-Time

    Product Strategy Associate
    Cape Town / Full-Time
    Rafi Khan
    Co-founder & Chief Product Officer
    "The effective use of technology is very uncommon in traditional education companies, and at iX we prioritize making every aspect of our internal operations tech driven, and question how we can use technology to amplify the work we do."

    A seamless blend of tech & innovation.

    Technology is the engine of our mission. We build impeccably designed online products that enables our product to feel more human. And we spread our engineering mindset throughout the organization and multiply everyone's impact. If you want to just put your head down and code, iX is not the right place for you.

    Tech empowers humans to be human.

    The purpose of technology isn't just efficiency. Rather, it's to leave our team time to do things that only humans can do: connect with other humans.

    Great design from line 1.

    We believe that to have a great product, every single line of code must be expertly thought out. Design isn't something we tack on at the end, but something each engineer is responsible for, every day.

    Learning is the only constant.

    We are voracious learners and generous teachers. We support each other to stay at the cutting edge, and spread our expertise and ways of thinking throughout the organization.

    Rafi Khan
    Co-founder & Chief Product Officer
    The effective use of technology is very uncommon in traditional education companies, and at iX we prioritize making every aspect of our internal operations tech driven, and question how we can use technology to amplify the work we do.
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    Senior Ruby on Rails Developer
    Cape Town / Full-Time

    Senior Technical Product Owner
    Cape Town / Full-Time
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    Senior Ruby on Rails Developer
    Cape Town / Full-Time

    Senior Technical Product Owner
    Cape Town / Full-Time
    Brent Shapiro
    Chief Financial Officer
    "Having taught the investment finance course in 2018 and 2019, all my students will resonate with my slogan of “cash is king”. It’s time to build on that and create a new educational landscape where finance theory meets practical application so that the Financial Crisis is a learning experience not to be repeated."

    Challenge. Model. Solve.

    Finance is at the centre of every business and often can determine the growth path of a company. At iX, we encourage our finance team to think outside the box and to often come up with solutions to problems we haven't even identified yet. If you are someone who likes problem solving and knows that modeling is more than walking down a runway, then iX is the company for you.

    Attention to detail.

    In finance, the smallest mistakes are magnified and so it is our responsibility to ensure that we are identifying mistakes before others rely on them.

    Beyond the the textbooks.

    Whilst having a good knowledge base is important, being able to incorporate additional skills (whether new or already learned) is imperative. Being able to problem solve with more data/information at your disposal can only lead to better decision making.

    Modeling is about better decision-making.

    When building a financial model, the basis upon which assumptions are made, stress testing those assumptions and ensuring the model is user friendly are qualities as important as the final outcome.

    Brent Shapiro
    Chief Financial Officer
    Having taught the investment finance course in 2018 and 2019, all my students will resonate with my slogan of “cash is king”. It’s time to build on that and create a new educational landscape where finance theory meets practical application so that the Financial Crisis is a learning experience not to be repeated.
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    Financial Manager
    Cape Town / Full-Time
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    Financial Manager
    Cape Town / Full-Time
    Nicola Weaver
    VP of Education
    "Education isn't just about the classroom; it's a complex combination of learning from experts, experience, work and the environment. Learning happens constantly, and seeing the opportunities around us all the time is how we learn the most valuable skill of all: innovation."

    Creating the future of teaching & learning.

    We're on a mission to redefine what it means to learn in the 21st century—to make learning experiences more inspirational, more challenging, and more individualized. We're a small company, but we hold ourselves to the same standard as the world's premier universities.

    We are learning experience designers.

    We focus on creating environments where learning happens naturally, instead of forcing knowledge into students' minds. We build a community where it's OK to fail but not OK to not learn from your mistakes, where we trust students, and in return, students trust us.

    We teach for the real world.

    Instead of closed-textbook tests, our students create open-internet projects. Instead of finals, our students pitch their work to clients and teammates. We prepare our students for the real world by making sure they learn in it.

    We craft individualized journeys.

    We aim to develop a relationship with each individual student. Not mass-producing experiences slows down our growth, yes, but ultimately leads to a more fulfilling experience—for both students and staff.

    Nicola Weaver
    VP of Education
    Education isn't just about the classroom; it's a complex combination of learning from experts, experience, work and the environment. Learning happens constantly, and seeing the opportunities around us all the time is how we learn the most valuable skill of all: innovation.
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    Junior Education Manager
    Cape Town / Full-Time

    Head Teacher or Teaching Assistant
    Online / Timing depends on program
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    Junior Education Manager
    Cape Town / Full-Time

    Head Teacher or Teaching Assistant
    Online / Timing depends on program
    Seth Fuchs
    VP of Marketing
    "I’m passionate about bringing our brand and product to life through inspiring storytelling that deeply connects with an ever-changing market. We come to work every day energized to tell the iX story in distinct and extraordinary ways – the incredible stories of our students, our teachers, our partners, and our employees. "

    Become the Purple Cow.

    We want to reach the entire world with radical, inspiring experiences. We've built a remarkable product, and we want to tell the story to the world in creative, game-changing ways. We can't afford to be ordinary—we need to stand out as much as a purple cow.

    We're building a tribe.

    Our students are our lifeblood. We don't treat them as once-off customers, but as companions on our journey. We do everything we can to keep them connected to us, and to each other.

    We need the remarkable.

    In today's world, not taking risks is riskier than taking risks. Our marketing is as bold as our product, and 'very good' is not good enough.

    We decide based on data.

    Our team puts its ego aside and faces the reality of the numbers. Every aspect of our marketing is measured, and we go to great lengths to collect accurate data to inform our decisions.

    Seth Fuchs
    VP of Marketing
    I’m passionate about bringing our brand and product to life through inspiring storytelling that deeply connects with an ever-changing market. We come to work every day energized to tell the iX story in distinct and extraordinary ways – the incredible stories of our students, our teachers, our partners, and our employees.
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    Head of Content
    Cape Town / Full-Time
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    Head of Content
    Cape Town / Full-Time
    West Wilkinson
    VP of Growth
    "I push myself to live by a simple mantra, “The Best Way To Get Started Is To Quit Talking And Begin Doing”. This Walt Disney quote has shaped how I lean into life and inspire those around me to make each day count. With powerful habits and a collaborative culture we have the ability to impact the world."

    Helping institutions prepare students for the future.

    Our mission is not just to change students' lives, but to transform the entire industry. Our partnerships team works with institutions around the world to bring career development programs to their students.

    We align on values.

    What we create is as important as how we create it. When we choose our partners, we look for those that also value creativity, clear communication, and candid feedback.

    We think long-term.

    Great relationships aren't formed in a day. When we work with organizations, we put ourselves in their shoes and focus on solving the problems they have today, and those they'll encounter in the future.

    There is no one size fits all.

    We know that every company does things a bit differently, and we want to respect those differences. We focus on adapting our tools and platforms to work for a wide variety of needs.

    West Wilkinson
    VP of Growth
    I push myself to live by a simple mantra, “The Best Way To Get Started Is To Quit Talking And Begin Doing”. This Walt Disney quote has shaped how I lean into life and inspire those around me to make each day count. With powerful habits and a collaborative culture we have the ability to impact the world.
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    Head of Strategic Partnerships
    Cape Town / Full-Time
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    Head of Strategic Partnerships
    Cape Town / Full-Time
    Russell Cunningham
    VP of People
    "We believe that bringing your best to the workplace is about so much more than how you perform in your role, and extends to other crucial elements of your life - from physical and mental health, to ‘giving back’ to your wider community to the pursuit of excellence in your hobbies and abundance in your relationships."

    A radical focus on growth.

    Our mission as a company is to inspire personal growth in both our students and our staff. That means creating an environment in which people are excited—not scared—to take on new challenges, and ensuring people find time to live life fully in our high-performance, fast-paced culture.

    We help our team live the life of their dreams.

    This starts with finding purpose alignment between each individual and the company. We ask each employee: why do you work, and what do you hope to get out of life? How can we better align your career trajectory so that you build your dream life—and the company does well, too?

    We believe in high freedom and high standards.

    We foster a flexible, informal working environment—but aim to do so without sacrificing rigor and quality. We invest in setting clear, measurable goals, providing each team with the necessary resources, and then giving people freedom to execute.

    We view technology and data as foundational skills.

    At iX, it's important that every single person is able to work with data and use it to effectively inform their decisions. It's the People team's responsibility to lead by example, from recruitment to performance analysis, from evaluating culture to planning epic retreats.

    Russell Cunningham
    VP of People
    We believe that bringing your best to the workplace is about so much more than how you perform in your role, and extends to other crucial elements of your life - from physical and mental health, to ‘giving back’ to your wider community to the pursuit of excellence in your hobbies and abundance in your relationships.
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    No open positions right now, but we're always looking to meet amazing people. If our mission resonates with you, drop us a mail at hello@ixperience.co.

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    No open positions right now, but we're always looking to meet amazing people. If our mission resonates with you, drop us a mail at hello@ixperience.co.

    Adam Yeld
    Head of Admissions
    "My team and I find great pride in being able to help students to explore and find the industries that are best suited to their strengths and interests. Coaching our students also turns out to be a great learning experience for our employees."

    Our students' success is our success.

    We don't come to work to work, we come to work to change the lives of fellow human beings. We have a deep belief that what our company creates has a profound impact on the lives of the people that our products touch.

    We partner with our students.

    We’re a team of motivated and driven individuals that work together to ensure our students are set up for success. Building meaningful long terms relationships with our students helps create a culture which places the interest of the student and their future ahead of all else. Our students are lifelong customers.

    Technology is our superpower.

    Technology makes work fun. It allows us to automate mundane tasks and focus on using our brains to be creative and build better systems. Our tech stack is scary and impressive at the same time.

    Each day is an opportunity to learn.

    Our courses are progresive and at the cutting edge of industry. This gives us an opportunity to always upskill, whether that is through our in-house training or taking our own courses. We want each team member to not only know our programs inside and out, but everything related to those industries.

    Adam Yeld
    Head of Admissions
    My team and I find great pride in being able to help students to explore and find the industries that are best suited to their strengths and interests. Coaching our students also turns out to be a great learning experience for our employees.
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    No open positions right now, but we're always looking to meet amazing people. If our mission resonates with you, drop us a mail at hello@ixperience.co.

    Open positions with Adam

    No open positions right now, but we're always looking to meet amazing people. If our mission resonates with you, drop us a mail at hello@ixperience.co.

    Tyler Evans
    VP of Community
    "I’m inspired by people’s stories and firmly believe that every single person, whether or not they grew up together, come from the same school or university – is different, and has a unique story to tell. When I get to know students on a personal level, they add so much value to my life, and I feel like I add value to theirs."

    We stay in touch with our alumni for life.

    The essence of iX is the relationships students form with each other—and us. Since our founding, we've gone to great lengths to ensure we're creating a community that celebrates diversity and encourages individuality.

    We empower alumni to give back to the community.

    After going through an iX program, students are eager to give back—and we make it easy to do so. They can pay their success forward by becoming a teacher, coach, or business developer.

    We elevate the student voice.

    Each student is different, and we build strong infrastructure (think surveys, focus groups, and 1-1 chats) that allows each student to be seen and heard as an individual.

    We're building a lifelong learning journey.

    We see our students as our companions through life. Our dream is to be able to create products and services that guide and support them throughout their entire lives.

    Tyler Evans
    VP of Community
    I’m inspired by people’s stories and firmly believe that every single person, whether or not they grew up together, come from the same school or university – is different, and has a unique story to tell. When I get to know students on a personal level, they add so much value to my life, and I feel like I add value to theirs.
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    No open positions right now, but we're always looking to meet amazing people. If our mission resonates with you, drop us a mail at hello@ixperience.co.

    Open positions with Tyler

    No open positions right now, but we're always looking to meet amazing people. If our mission resonates with you, drop us a mail at hello@ixperience.co.

    An experienced board with a vast network.

    Our executive team is supported and guided by a highly-accomplished board with decades of experience managing and scaling companies.
    Jonny
    Jonny Broomberg
    CEO, Vitality Health International
    Chairman
    Glen
    Glen Scorgie
    Joint CEO, Caleo Private Equity
    Clive
    Clive Butkow
    CEO, Kalon Venture Partners
    Larry
    Larry Katz
    MD, Komen Capital

    Capital to help scale our impact.

    We've partnered with two world-class South African investment firms to expand our product range and reach more students.

    Caleo Private Equity is a relationship-focused investment management and advisory firm. We provide growth capital to start-ups and operating companies in South Africa and abroad. Our approach combines private equity practices with conscious investing and flexible structuring. We are industry agnostic and have extensive experience in real estate, financial services, and special situations.

    Kalon Venture Partners is one of the leading South African venture capital funds set up to invest in digital disruptive technology. Kalon Venture Partners is led by the most dynamic and well-experienced team in the South African venture capital space, with a combined 200 years of experience. Kalon Venture Partners invests in post-revenue start-ups with high growth and high impact potential. The Kalon Venture Partner fund invests in entrepreneurs solving African problems with the potential for global application, focusing on providing smart capital as well as on delivering smart returns.

    Want to shape the future of education and work?

    Join our team