7 Jun Interview: Mustek CEO David Kan
TechCentral chats to a pioneer of the PC industry in South Africa, Mustek founder and CEO David Kan, about 30 years in business, the early days of the PC industry and how the sector has changed over the past three decades. Listen how the Taiwan-born Kan related the story of why he relocated to South Africa after university in the US, how and why he started Mustek, and how he got an early lead on big international PC brands at the time such as IBM and Compaq. Also in the podcast, Kan talks about listing on the JSE, building a local PC assembly plant and the shift to being more of a distribution business. Finally, Kan provides his views on where the computer industry is going and the role he sees Mustek playing in it.