Rishal Hurbans

Solutions Architect


Rishal is currently fulfilling the role of a solutions architect at Entelect. He is involved in designing and developing solutions for various national and international blue chip clients whilst actively growing thought​ leadership capabilities within the company and tech community. He has a passion for software engineering, digital architecture, mobile development, design thinking methodologies, and artificial intelligence. Rishal founded Prolific Idea in 2015 where innovation is cultivated through research and technology. Prolific Idea has released a collaborative productivity platform, Hivemind. Rishal has a keen interest in community involvement and development. He runs the Artificial Intelligence South Africa(AI ZA) monthly hackathons and is an active speaker at various conferences.


Jan 2017 – Present
Entelect - Solutions Architect
Jan 2016 – Present
Prolific Idea - Founder
Jan 2014 – Dec 2016
Entelect - Technical / Team Lead
Jan 2013 – Dec 2013
Entelect - Senior Software Engineer
Jan 2012 – Dec 2012
Entelect - Software Engineer
Oct 2010 – Dec 2011
Agility Global Health Solutions - Software Developer
Jan 2011 – Jun 2011
University of Pretoria - Human-Computer Interaction Tutor
Jun 2010 – Jul 2010
Deloitte - Technical Consultant Intern
Jan 2010 – Jun 2010
University of Pretoria - Academic Tutor
Sep 2007 – Jul 2008
Dev Mag - Writer