Meet the team

About IronTree

IronTree is a leading provider of business continuity services which include secure online backup services, ransomware protection, hosted exchange and disaster recovery as a service. Established in 2007, IronTree partners with recognised software vendors such as Sage Pastel, Pilot POS and IQ Retail.

We deliver 3 core aspects with all our products:

  • Security
  • Continuity
  • Accessibility

We are dedicated to delivering value while remaining true to our exceptional service ethos:

It’s EASY to do business with us.


Tai Chesselet IronTree CEO

Tai Chesselet

Tai is the co-founder and Joint CEO of IronTree and the driving force for the development and new product creation at IronTree.

A seasoned innovator and Internet business creator, Tai enjoys working with software developers in creating businesses using cloud technology. Tai particularly enjoys building new businesses and the challenges this presents both in terms of technology usage and the formulating of clear business objectives and models.

When not working he is delighted to be able to spend time hiking, mountain biking, swimming, surfing, doing yoga, listening to music and reading.

David Lees IronTree CEO

David Lees

David is the co-founder and Joint CEO of IronTree, and a solid and experienced financial and marketing executive.

David graduated from the University of Witwatersrand with a degree in accounting and finance and has worked in the IT and Internet industry since graduation.

David is the rock upon which the businesses rely for management, control and stability, as well as being able to have clear insights into software development processes and how to market recurring revenue services into small and medium businesses.

David enjoys mountain biking, music and spending time with his family.