About Us – OLD

We focus on Marketing Cloud services and related core competencies across Europe, Middle-East and Africa.

A new business but a highly experienced team.

Across the team we have 10+ years implementation and consulting experience.

Meet Our Team


Morne Fischer
Morné Fisher

Managing Director

Founder and Managing Director of xSMTHS, Morné Fischer, brings deep experience in the marketing technology environment. He has extensive experience successfully managing and rapidly growing marketing tech capability for global businesses. Morné splits his time between South Africa & UK.

Kristina Gransee

Head of Operations

As the operational lead of xSMTHS, Kristina oversees all operational functions and activities. Her focus is on excellent professional service delivery, talent development and operational effectiveness. Kristina splits her time between South Africa and Germany.

Client Management

Vaness Kearney
Vanessa Kearney

Client Partner

Vanessa is well versed in bridging the conversation between business and technology seamlessly. She has worked with a variety of clients in EMEA where she has been integral in delivering solutions across analytics, e CRM customer journeys & cross channel orchestration.

Ren Kainth

Business Development Director

Ren is driving new business in the UK and Europe. She has previously played a key role in launching new marketing technology businesses in the UK and European regions, working closely with mid and enterprise level brands and media agencies.

Camilla Haynes

Account Manager

Camilla has nearly 10 years’ experience in building and nurturing great client relationships. She is also a skilled business analyst, specialising in digital change and transformation management, where she specialised in CRM implementation and data migration.

Service Delivery

Jakub Dabkowski
Jakub Dabkowski

Senior Technical Architect

Jakub is an expert in different fields of marketing automation. His expertise is in Salesforce Marketing Cloud, Adobe Campaign, Adobe Target, and CDPs. Jakub has 15 years of experience in marketing automation and 6 in Salesforce Marketing Cloud as a developer, team lead and solution architect.

Jean Patterson
Jean Patterson

Senior Technical Architect

Jean has been working on Salesforce Marketing Cloud as Developer since 2010 (previously ExactTarget). Amongst other projects he played an instrumental role as lead technologist in the Salesforce Marketing Cloud Implementation across 27 markets for large scale, global vehicle manufacturer

Romain Bezy

Technical Architect

Romain has 3 years of experience working with Salesforce Marketing Cloud as Developer and Technical Architect. With 12 years of experience within various industries and markets, Romain brings a fresh approach to work with a strong analytics and critical mindset.

Simone Van Der Colff
Simone Van Der Colff

Project Manager

Simone has over 12 years’ experience in Project Management in an array of differing industries that include Coal Mining, Engineering and IT. Simone is proficient in most popular Project Management methodologies and is a certified CAPM Project Manager.

Fred Van Der Westhuizen

Technical Architect

Fred has more than 12 years of experience in various facets of Digital. With one foot in technology and the other in marketing strategy – Fred always strives to understand the role Marketing Cloud and the solutions he builds will play in the client’s larger marketing ecosystem.