In 1996 Isaac, together with his brother Benjamin co-founded the former Business Connection, a computer reseller focused on government and parastatals.
In 2004 the company merged with Comparex Africa to form Business Connexion and Isaac was appointed as Group Executive Client Engagement – Public sector. Isaac then took responsibility for the Innovation Division, which housed the group’s software and packaged intellectual property and later the Canoa Division which drove the group’s managed print solutions offering.
Isaac took over as Chief Executive Officer following Benjamin’s death in 2014 and remained in this position post the merger with Telkom until he decided to pursue other interests in 2017. He was on the Executive Committee of both BCX and the Telkom Group.
Isaac is currently the co-founder of the Randvest Group. Randvest’s core focus is leveraged acquisitions and strategic investments in mainly technology companies.
Isaac serves as an independent non-executive director on the boards of Exxaro Resources Limited and Crossfin Technologies, a Fintech investment holding company. He previously served on the Natal Sharks Board, was Chairman of CBCOB Cricket Club and heavily involved in the transformation at Northerns Cricket Union. He has also worked extensively with various stakeholders at Cricket South Africa.
Isaac is also Chairman of Bothomed, which is currently a shareholder with the PIC in the listed Dis-chem Pharmacies Limited.
Isaac is also a member of:
- The Black Management Forum
- The Electronics Industries Federation of South Africa
- The Black Information Technology Forum
- Deputy non-executive chairman of the Catholic Education Investment Company