Johannes Du Toit is the CEO and Founder of Simera Sense, an optical payload manufacturer based in South Africa. Mr Du Toit has an MSc in Mechanical Engineering from Stellenbosch University, specialising in advanced structural design. After his studies, he participated in the optomechanical simulation of the spherical aberration corrector of the SALT telescope in Sutherland, South Africa, thus, kickstarting a career in Optics.
Following this opportunity, he worked on vibration testing of space-borne earth observation systems projects and founded Simera Sense. Mr Du Toit enjoys solving engineering problems and optimising structures and systems. He is passionate about continuously working to make small-satellite earth observation effortless for our NewSpace clients.