About Vantage Data

Vantage offers Data Analytics as a Service (DAaaS) through its core product, Vantage Point (VP). VP enables companies to integrate and transform data from multiple sources into a single point of truth, to be monetized across an organization. Your business will be able to drive quick and lasting ROI, by enabling your teams to drive faster, more effective decisions


Vantage is led by an experienced management team and driven by a team of business and technical professionals who have functional expertise in product development, database design and architecture, data modelling, data visualization, and data science. Vantage has deployed solutions for blue chip and SME clients across 13 countries

At the helm of vantage sit three highly experienced campaigners & visionaries that continue to push vantage to new heights.

John Kogel


John has 10 years of experience in the finance industry working for both UBS and Citadel. His past work experience has focused on leveraging data analytics to enhance portfolio returns while minimizing risk. In 2014, John began developing his own suite of analytics, generating outsized returns for his investment strategy. On the back of this, John saw an opportunity to expand these analytics beyond the scope of finance to industries including retail and manufacturing, and started Vantage. John has a Bachelors and Masters degree in Computer Science and Electrical Engineering from MIT.

Kim McCallum

Chief Capability Officer

Kim has over 10 years experience within Human Resources specializing in Global Executive Search, Talent Management, and HR Operations. Kim’s career has been spent within the Pharmaceutical and Retail Industries, working for companies such as Gilead Sciences and MassDiscounters, where her ability to drive the attraction, retention, development and high performance of global teams enabled the success of strategic business initiatives. Kim joined Vantage in 2018 to head up HR and combined this with her passion for linking talent strategies to organisational objectives through the power of people data, which has created the foundation for her leadership of the development of Vantage’s HR Analytics product suite. Kim has a Bachelor of Commerce degree in Human Resources, Marketing, and Supply Chain Management from the University of KwaZulu Natal.

Ryan Evans

Chief Technical Officer

Ryan has 14 years experience in software and firmware design and development for companies including Honeywell and UEC Altech, with a further 4 years managing operations in the market research industry at Gfk, driving quality, efficiency and innovation while overseeing 22 countries within the Middle East, Turkey and Africa. Ryan joined Vantage in 2017 to lead operations, bringing a depth and breadth of knowledge across both product development and solutions implementation. Ryan has a Bachelors degree in Electronic Engineering from University of Kwazulu Natal.


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