Associate Director, Advisory
Shaien Govender brings 10 years of professional experience and is currently an Associate Director in KPMG’s Risk Consulting practice in Melbourne, Australia. Shaien has 9 years of experience conducting Software License Reviews (SLR), and has also worked on other engagements such as Supplier Reviews, and Software Asset Management (SAM) reviews.
Shaien has led and conducted multiple Software License Compliance Reviews for various Enterprise customers. He has conducted IBM Enterprise reviews in South Africa, Mauritius, Kenya, Nigeria, United Arab Emirates and Australia. There is an emphasis on collecting the necessary deployment data on hardware and software, analysing the data collected according to the different license metrics set within the respective contracts and reconcile deployments figures to license entitlements. A majority of Software compliance reviews now have a huge emphasis on the understanding of the customer’s virtual environment. Shaien has successfully completed many of these Software reviews for many vendors from start to finish and has extensive technical knowledge of licencing metrics, virtualisation, partitioning, clustering etc.