The Born Identity – Henry Strydom

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Introducing Henry

Explore the unique stories of the amazing individuals, including Henry Strydom's identity, in 'The Born Identity'—a new Scantek blog series.

Monthly spotlight unveils team dynamics, personal traits for connection.

What is your role at Scantek?

Senior Software Architect.

What does a Senior Software Architect do?

I oversee Scantek’s back-end, ensuring smooth cloud operations. Additionally, I contribute to Telstra releases, the Banned Drinkers Register, and Safety Scan, providing support wherever necessary.

What do you like most about your job?

Daily tech problem-solving, learning, adapting to stay ahead of evolution.

What is the best career lesson you’ve learnt so far?

Embrace change, simplify, design with flexibility in mind.

What would you do for a career if you weren’t doing this one?

Considering electrical or chemical engineering due to passion

What do you like to do when you aren’t working?

Relaxing. Going on holiday. Going to the beach. Having a BBQ with friends.

Also, I like playing indoor cricket, squash or go hiking.

Tell us about one thing you like

I’m a big fan of Johnny Cash.

Tell us about one thing you dislike

These type of questions!

Where’s your favourite place in the world?

The Kruger national park.

What is your personal mantra?

If it were easy, everyone would do it.

If you could meet anyone, who would it be and why?

Elon Musk. So I can ask him what he thinks of Craig.

Spot Craig!

Three words that describe you

Hard-working, positive, motivated.

What’s the one thing you can’t live without?


What TV show/movie are you ashamed to admit you, love?

I’m just going to say it – I’m a sucker for true crime documentaries.

Your preferred superpower if given a choice?

Telekinesis: Grabbing a beer without leaving couch.

What is one food that you cannot resist?

Dark chocolate.

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