We’re 5x

Our mission is to accelerate data adoption, in a tailor-made
way that works best for you.

Executive Team

Philip Theron

Philip Theron

Finance Professional

Philip is a Finance Professional with 16 years of overall experience in business partnering, FPRA, financial controlling, working capital management, investment appraisals, accounting and process improvement.

Starting off as an entrepreneur in IT in 2000, he ran an IT product business and was able to secure a contract with one of the key players Pinnacle Micro. From there he moved to Financial Advisory services with specialization in risk mitigation and investment. The next stop was Anglo Platinum in the mining industry where he worked in the logistics field whilst studying.

After graduating with a degree in Financial Management from the University of Pretoria in 2005, Philip started working for Siemens as a Project Controller. Since then, Nokia acquired Siemens Telecoms and Philip enjoyed various different exciting roles in the company.

One of his roles was as a Senior Financial controller. It is a senior role in Nokia and has a strategic position – being the interface and driver/facilitator for many finance – CO/BG business topics. It provides strong support to the account director and Offer Controlling functions, during pre-sales phase and sales phase.

In this role he oversaw a small team of six colleagues and supported the key accounts to increase order intake, revenue and margin whilst ensuring compliance on internal controls.

Philip secured his associate status with the Chartered Institute of Management Accountants (CIMA) in 2022.

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We’re always on the lookout for like-minded folks to join our fast-growing global team. Join us in taking software delivery into the future.

Our Core Values

A world where everyone is able to leverage data to make better decisions.

Hammock Value

If we can’t build it from a hammock in Bali, we’re doing something wrong. 5x fully embraces remote work. We trust you will find the right balance.

Holistic Wellness

The 4 empires which determine our overall well being are the mental, emotional, physical and spiritual empires. At 5x prioritize
all 4.

5x "Outsized" Impact

Everything we do is centered around driving exponential value to our customers. Our customers find it impossible to think of a world outside of 5x.


We work together to maximize our potential. We are there for each other and treat others as we expect to be treated. This is the 5x Family and we are better together!


We put everything on the table for everyone to see. This means that you have our permission to ask the tough questions and we will answer. We don't like playing political games.


5x has been fortunate to raise capital from top-tier investors and Angels

Work From Anywhere

We have employees working from U.S, India, China, Indonesia, Philippines, UAE, Singapore, Kenya, South Africa, Argentina & Mexico


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“We can now make decisions from analytics based on data from all our sources. That's a game changer for a company like us.”

Anthony M. Jerkovic

Head of Risk and Data at Bank Novo


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