Luxury traveller A. Field enjoys discovering new pastures.
Aadil Patel is a director and national practice head of the employment practice at Cliffe Dekker Hofmeyr. Aadil has broad experience in employment law and has acted extensively for various employers, both public and private entities.
Abey Mokgwatsane is CEO of Ogilvy & Mather South Africa (www.ogilvy.co.za; @OgilvySA). Apart from being one of South Africa's Mail & Guardian top 200 young leaders in 2011, he was voted one of the country's top 25 "game-changers" in The Annual 2012.
Abram Molelemane is a journalism graduate at the Tshwane University of Technology. In 2011 he was nominated for the Record print journalist of the year award.
CEO of at Lion of Africa Insurance.
Adam Simpson is a technology professional and co-founder of several start-up companies. He currently serves as CEO at Easy Office Phone.
Adjunct Professor Graham Paddock is an expert sectional title and community scheme attorney, author, lecturer and senior partner of Paddocks, sectional title and home owners' association specialists..
Service Line and Capability Lead at Avanade.
Adrian Botha is the director of The Industry Association for Responsible Alcohol Use (ARA). The ARA is registered as a non-profit organisation (NPO) with the Department of Social Development and is focused on the prevention of the negative consequences of alcohol abuse.
Adrian Dommisse is the founder of Dommisse Attorneys. He has experience in the fields of corporate finance and acquisitions, structured finance and commercial law.
Aiden Choles is a co-founder and the managing director of The Narrative Lab.
Aimee McDonald is a Student Life Program Coordinator at Citiq Junction-S. She holds a Masters in Communication and Media Studies from Monash University.
Aki Kalliatakis is the Managing Partner of The Leadership LaunchPad, a business focused on customer loyalty and radical marketing. Contact him on +27 (0)83 379 3466, +27 (0)11 640-3958 or az.oc.noci@remotsuc.
Content Strategist at Yellowwood.
Alain Schram is chief operating officer at Kathea..
Managing Director at Antal International.
Alan Smith is a Partner at Adams & Adams and specialises in Intellectual property (trade marks, copyright and unlawful competition) litigation, agreements, licensing and franchising and advertising disputes. Email him at firstname.lastname@example.org..
South African brand design supremo, Alastair Haarhoff (35), based in the picturesque winelands town of Stellenbosch, is the Managing Director and owner of brand design agency Just Design. Alastair is also a shareholder of Haarhoff & Associates, which includes Just Design, through-the-line creative solutions company Espresso Communications and multimedia specialists Milk.
Alastair Morphet is a director in the Finance and Banking practice at Cliffe Dekker Hofmeyr. Alastair has extensive experience in tax planning, which includes opinions on a variety of transactions such as financial instruments, corporate restructurings, application of the Eighth Schedule, estate duty, donations tax and the GAAR.
Albie Bester is general manager at Pamoja, the Cloud business unit of Pan-African ICT enabler SEACOM and a wholesale provider of Cloud services..
I am Aldley Natale Rodrigues de Souza, from Brazil, São Paulo. I'm student from Cape Peninsula University, on my second year in Public Relations where I had discovered my passion for serving people with creative and loyalty trough that career I'm currently building in SA..
Alex Martin is founder and MD of Recruit Digital, a specialist recruitment consultancy focused on the digital sectors throughout SA. After a successful career in London and Dubai, he is fast becoming a recognised name in the recruitment sector, working with leading online start-ups, corporates, marketing agencies and digitally-focused businesses.
Alexander Mehlhorn founded Framework One in 2008 and is currently the CEO. Email him at moc.otcatnec@mha..
Senior Consultant at Added Value.
Allison Ross is the owner of Allison Ross Consulting (www.allisonross.co.za), a business aimed at making marketing easy to access, understand and apply. As an entrepreneur in South Africa, she understands first-hand the challenges we face when making the transition from entrepreneur to business owner..
Allon Raiz is the CEO of Raizcorp, a privately-owned small business Prosperator in South Africa, accredited as a Centre of Excellence by the UK-Government approved Small Firms Enterprise Development Initiative (SFEDI). In 2008, Raiz was selected as a Young Global Leader by the World Economic Forum, and in 2011 he was appointed for the first time as a member of the Global Agenda Council on Fostering Entrepreneurship, making him one of 15 world experts in the field..
Amanda is the founder & CEO of Truth. Amanda's extensive experience in the field of Loyalty & CRM has put Truth at the forefront of loyalty in South Africa.
Amanda Jacobs is Social Media Coordinator for MyLife - People Search Directory, a revolutionary website for people to consolidate all their social media profiles and see who is searching for them. You can also search for people at MyLife.com.
Amanda Rogaly, managing director of independent food verification and certification body FoodSure, has close to two decades worth of experience in the food, hospitality, and eventing industries.
Prior to founding FoodSure, Amanda established Kadoro Events and Communications, a company providing events services for blue chip clients, which grew into a nationwide enterprise under her leadership..
Amanda is Head of Social Media at NATIVE and a regular commentator on the digital landscape in South Africa. She previously established the Social@Ogilvy practice within Ogilvy Johannesburg.
Amanda Swanson is a candidate attorney in the Litigation Department at Garlicke & Bousfield Inc..
Amy Johnson is an Academic Officer at online education company, GetSmarter, which presents a portfolio of over 30 online part-time short courses to working professionals throughout South Africa. Amy is the principle content writer for the University of Cape Town Social Media short course.
Anders Jansson is co-founder and CEO of Minesto, an energy technology company in the field of marine energy, with a patented and proven technology (Deep Green) to harvest energy from low velocity tidal and ocean currents..
Andre Fourie has worked in the field of public relations and strategic communications for the past eight years, managing the strategy formulation and campaign implementation for clients in the ICT, leisure, government, political, academic and business sectors.
He is currently an account director at specialist B2B IT PR agency DUO Marketing + Communications..
Andre Krause is the national distribution manager: Glacier Financial Planning and has worked in the financial services industry for the last 22 years. He obtained his postgraduate Diploma in Financial Planning (CFP) through the University of the Free State and has been a member of The Financial Planning Institute of Southern Africa (FPI) since 2001..
Andre Van Kets lives in Cape Town, South Africa. When not surfing or trail running, Andre applies his passion for travel, technology and marketing to the online travel brands that form part of the Discover Africa Group.
Sometimes I have to remind myself not to talk about branding at social events.
Andrew Kirkland is the country manager for Trustwave in South Africa..
Andrew Parker is CEO of Sabi Sand Wildtuin Association..
The world has become a very exciting place with all things Digital. We all publish content, the questions is where, how and what.
Chief Operating Officer at One Digital Media.
Andries started working at Consulta in 2004 as a Client director managing the research portfolio of various large corporate companies in South Africa. In 2012 he was appointed as Chief Marketing Officer (CMO) at Consulta Research focussing on new business development and client relationship building..
Andy Oldfield is Director Emerging Markets, Panduit (www.panduit.com).
Anelde Greeff is the content director of Eat Out and Woolworths W (and organising committee member of Content 2013 - the conference). Content 2013 is taking place in Cape Town on 25 and 26 February.
Angela is a Cape Town-based freelance writer, minimalist lifestyle blogger and public speaker. Her sense of humour has a mind of its own and as a result has her leaning more towards witty and conversational than businessy when she writes.
Angelique Robbertse is Job Mail Product and Marketing Manager at Job Mail..
Press Office Manager/Writer at Bizcommunity.
Angus Robinson is Director: mobile, content and community divisions at NATIVE and has 17 years experience with technology start-ups.
Angus is also a founding member of the South African Chapter of the Mobile Marketing Association (MMA) and is active on the WASPA Code of Conduct Committee and a number of other WASPA subcommittees.
Anja Hartman is the HR director of Sage VIP and has been involved in the Human Resources field for the past 20 years. Anja completed her BCom degree at the University of Stellenbosch then went on to graduate as an Honours student in Labour Relations..
Anli Dowling is a senior associate at Dommisse Attorneys, a niche corporate and commercial law firm based in Newlands, Cape Town. After completing her B.Acc LLB degree at the University of Stellenbosch, she worked at Edward Nathan Sonnenbergs for five and a half years, specialising in mergers and acquisitions.
Ann heads up Octarine, a marketing communications and advertising agency, where she focuses on copywriting and marketing strategies for clients in the professional and industrial sectors. Prior to that, Ann spent 15 years in marketing management for major companies including Unilever and Adcock Ingram before joining an ad agency..
A former CEO of Grey South Africa and president/CEO of Grey Canada, Ann Nurock is back in South Africa, . She is is the South African Partner of Relationship Audits and Management, a global consultancy specializing in the measurement, risk mitigation and optimization of B2B relationships.
Anna Vayanos is head of the philanthropy office at Nedbank Private Wealth..
Annette has practical experience in copywriting, strategy development, media liaison, advertising planning, event management and campaign implementation. Her dedication to each venture enhances her commitment to the pursuit of excellence and attention to detail.
Annette is excited about the changing communication industry, and is proud to be part of an agency that is at the forefront of providing a strategic approach to communication and reputation management..
With a background in Industrial Psychology, Social Entrepreneurship and the Sciences, Annie McWalter joined The Hope Factory as deputy CEO, to continue her passion to help address one of South Africa's most challenging problems: that of high failure rate of South African businesses..
Anthony Swart is the MD of Point, bringing 18 years of brand consulting and design experience, as well as six years in the retail industry experience to the company. Having spent almost two decades at The Brand Union in Johannesburg, eight years of which as CEO, Anthony has immense management experience and fuels the continued growth of Point in South Africa, as well as in the rest of Africa and the Middle East..
Antoine Smith is a labour attorney specialising in labour litigation and dispute resolution. He is a director at an industrial relations and labour consultancy company that represents employers in the South African labour market.
Anton Harber, Wits University Caxton Professor of Journalism and chair of the Freedom of Expression Institute, was a Weekly Mail (now Mail & Guardian) founding editor and a Kagiso Media executive director. He wrote Diepsloot (Jonathan Ball, 2011), Recht Malan Prize winner, and co-edited the first two editions of The A-Z of South African Politics (Penguin, 1994/5), What is Left Unsaid: Reporting the South African HIV Epidemic (Jacana, 2010) and Troublemakers: The best of SA's investigative journalism (Jacana, 2010)..
Anton Kelly is the course convener of the University of Cape Town (Law@Work) Sectional Title Scheme Management short course. He is a specialist sectional title and community scheme teacher and adviser at Paddocks, a specialist sectional title and home owners' association training firm..
Anton Ressel is an experienced business development consultant, mentor and SME specialist. He is the Senior consultant at ED and CSI specialist agency Fetola (www.fetola.co.za ), a mentor on the SAB Kickstart Entrepreneur Competition, and a published author across multiple publications.
Channel Director at Phoenix Software.
Antonio Petra is Head of Strategy and Insight at NATIVE, he has over 15 years experience in the digital environment, and is a specialist in strategy, and data science.He is recognized as an industry expert both locally and internationally in this field..
Ariella Kuper is the MD of Clear Asset..
I am employed full time with Toyota SA and run my own media company as well..
Ashley Curran is an attorney, conveyancer and accredited mediator practicing exclusively in family law matters. She assists parties with divorce litigation, parenting plans, care and contact in respect of minor children, maintenance and mediation..
Ashley Truscott is MD of Waterfall Marketing (www.waterfallmarketing.co.za), an agency specialising in developing and implementing marketing strategies, including social media marketing and production of business publications. Prior to starting Waterfall Marketing in 2010, she was marketing manager of auditing firm BDO in South Africa.
Ashton Steyn has 13 years of IT-related training and experience, and joined HP after the company acquired EDS in 2008. Ashton is currently chief technology officer and Agility Alliance executive for HP Enterprise Services in South Africa, and is responsible for providing strategic technological direction for new and existing clients within HP's Application and Infrastructure services portfolio..
I am a university graduate with a first class honors degree in Multimedia Design, Technology & Communications. I am also a highly skilled media professional with 7 years of comprehensive experience in a variety of sales driven roles.
Athar Naser is head of Juice Content. He brings a wealth of global media and digital experience to the content specialist division of Prime Media Online, as well as to the already rich talent pool at the publisher of South African web portal, iafrica.com.
Attila Bernariusz is divisional head of Kagiso Digital and oversees the incubation of new digital and media convergence opportunities for the Kagiso Group..
Avhasei Mukoma is chairman of Mukoma Attorneys (www.mukomaattorneys.co.za). He is writing a book on competition in broadcasting and telecommunications industries in South Africa.
Ayanda Dlamini is the business development manager at LGR Telecommunications. He joined the company in 2012 and is responsible for growing and maintaining business development among LGR clients.
Banele Rewo - Entrepreneur Media Owner of Authentic Creatives Outdoor Platforms. An outdoor media and product placement.
Retired after 52 years in the business, and currently working half-day with Applied Media Logic as a data analyst..
Ben Wagner is Head and Chief Marketing Warrior of NativeSA. He has been an active member of the digital industry for more than a decade and has served on multiple industry bodies during this period.
Benedicta is MD of HQ Media, a strategic media and communications firm based in Johannesburg. She is a journalist, writer and editor by training and profession.
Appointed in 2012 as Ogilvy & Mather South Africa MD of Brand Activation, Bernard Matlhaga is a specialist in his field who brings 20 years of multinational marketing experience - spanning trade, channel, category, customer, consumer and shopper - to further reinforce Ogilvy & Mather South Africa's competency in these areas. For more, go to brandactivation.tumblr.com and Facebook, and follow @BA_Joburg on Twitter..
After competing his Financial Analysis studies at Stellenbosch University, Bevan joined UCS solutions as a junior consultant. He went on to work at a firm in the mobile payment industry, and slowly started to connect the dots between business, retail and mobile systems and seeing how the three could work seamlessly together..
Beverley Klein is an editorial assistant at Bizcommunity.com..
Bhekisisa Mncube is a Communications Expert at the B74 Media Lab PR Agency and a political analyst at Gagasi 99.5.FM. He is versatile writer, communicator and media relations specialist..
Bianca Bernardis-Larratt a director in the Litigation Department at Garlicke & Bousfield Inc. Contact Bianca at email@example.com..
Bill Rawson is chairman of the Rawson Property Group..
Boitumelo Mothoagae is head of customer retention and financial adviser of Liberty..
Bongani Mgaga was admitted as an attorney in October 2006 and joined Garlicke & Bousfield as a director in the Employment and Constitutional Law Department in 2011. Bongani is currently a member of the Durban Chess Club and chairperson of the Durban Metro Chess Academy.
Bonnie Ramaila has extensive experience in marketing, advertising, PR, research, branding, and media and communications across government, public entities and the private sector. She is one of the few women marketing and communication specialists with solid and vast experience in these fields and across the three sectors.
Bradley Maseko (@brandedyouthsa) is the founder and youth market strategist at BrandedYouth Insights. He is also the inspiration behind the Youth Social Media Marketing Conference 2013 (#YSMMC2013) that will be held in Johannesburg on 14 March 2013.
Visual-effects/Animation Director at bradleystilwell.com.
Brandon is a designer at Bizcommunity, as well as a BizLounge contributor. He is also petrified of snails as he believes they are direct descendants of Satan..
Branko Brkic is the founder, publisher and editor of The Daily Maverick and iMaverick.co.za. He has edited magazines on business and politics, technology, and wildlife and published fiction and non-fiction books, most of them in Serbian.
Brendan Miller is CEO of Lew Geffen Sotheby's International Realty Atlantic Seaboard..
Brent is senior product manager at Riverbed Technology. Brent joined Riverbed Technology early in 2012 following a career in IT & Communications spanning over 30 years..
Brett Bowes is the managing director at TerraNova. He has a long history of strategic marketing and brand communications management in multinational companies.
Creative Director at FedGroup.
Brett Lindsay is a Digital Philosopher and Consultant at Big Brave Digital - a Digital Solutions company focused on delivering strategies and advice around engaging content, information gathering and reporting, lead generation through social media, the web, mobile devices and touch screen interaction..
Brian Berkman can be contacted on 083-441-8765 or email moc.namkreBnairB@nairB..
Passionate about PR&Communications, digital strategy, singing, good glass of wine, team player & proudly South African.
Bruce Taylor is GM: vertical solutions of Dimension Data Middle East and Africa..
Bruce von Maltitz is the director of 1Stream. He was instrumental in bringing the hosted call centre model to South Africa and has helped many large multinationals set up call centres - including wonga.com and Amazon..
Candace McDonald has her Masters in Communication and Media Studies. She is the Head of Research at Aquavision TV Productions..
Dr Carla Enslin is one of the founding members of Vega School of Brand Leadership and heads Vega's national team of Navigators (lecturers) across 4 campuses.
Caroline Lowings is the principal consultant at Change Story, a Gauteng-based consultancy providing focused change management and strategic planning services to clients. Change Story offers reflection workshops to corporate CSI teams and stakeholders, to increase the impact of their contribution towards social upliftment and welfare in South Africa, and to ensure alignment of their CSI efforts with the company's strategic goals - For more information, go to http://changestory.co.za/.
Carolyn Cramer heads up Coz it counts, a boutique PR agency which focuses on telling the stories of South African NGOs. Coz it counts clients include Afrika Tikkun, WWF, the conservation organisation, and Relate Bracelets.
Carolyn Holgate is a part-time tech guru and general manager at leading internet service provider MWEB. She is responsible for the strategic focus of the consumer division that offers Internet access to the consumer and SOHO/SME markets.
Catherine is a passionate independent communication specialist and freelance writer who grasps the critical link between effective leadership and employee engagement. Armed with professionalism, drive and finesse she helps her clients to produce compelling copy that demonstrates strategic expertise, industry savvy and editorial rigour.
She has ten years' experience in the financial services arena, with the last seven spent steeped in perfecting her craft as a communicator..
Catherine Wijnberg is the Director and Founder of the Fetola Foundation (www.fetola.co.za).
Chamendran Naidoo works as a General Practitioner in the SA Navy. His interests include fine surgery as well as approaching the patient as a whole in a Bio-Psycho-Social manner.
As Acceleration Media's digital media director, Chanel Mackay translates clients' marketing needs and objectives into effective media strategies and campaigns.
Mackay, who joined Acceleration Media in 2007, has more than a decade of international media experience across a wide range of markets.
Chantel Botha is a Management Consultant specialising in Customer Experience strategy, transformation and measurement..
Charles Mburugu is an internet entrepreneur based in Nairobi, Kenya. He is the owner of TechBlogKe, a technology blog which offers tips on social media, blogging, making money online, web development and SEO..
Charles Siboto is a delightful, albeit mischievous, youngish man of 26. When he's not standing perfectly still in the hope that people will leave him alone, he's reading something to do with horses and/or spaceships or blogging (goodbuddies inc. and The Jot Book) about that sort of thing.
Chemory Gunko is the MD and creative director of Dsignhaus, a B2B marketing services agency with in-depth and specialist knowledge in the field of digital marketing. For more, go to www.dsignhaus.co.za, email her on az.oc.suahngisd@yromehc or follow @dsignhaus on Twitter..
Chris Barry is managing director of Heavy Commercial Vehicle Underwriting Managers..
Chris Bohill is the vice president of consulting and product strategy at Biznet. Biznet specialises in supplier performance management (SPM), helping clients to optimise and continuously improve supplier's performance, by creating transparency, reducing risk and improving operational efficiency..
Chris Botha is Group Managing Director, The MediaShop, Johannesburg. Chris started his life in media when he was a student at the University of the Free State.
Chris Charter is director in the competition and regulatory practice at Cliffe Dekker Hofmeyr business law firm. Contact Charter on tel: +27 (0)11 562 1053 or email firstname.lastname@example.org..
Chris Gotz is the Executive Creative Director of Ogilvy & Mather Cape Town. He is also the current chairperson of the Creative Circle and on the Board of the Loerie Awards..
Chris Grant is the Founder and CEO of Netdynamix. technology and hardware grew from earning pocket money to one of the leading New Media Consultancy Company's in Africa, with a primary focus on the radio and television broadcasting industry.
Chris is a strategist specialising in new brand development and through-the-line (media neutral) communication campaign work. At Engage Brandcraft, he is tasked with the building and implementation of client's brand-building strategies and concepts as well as the development of their respective brand identities and cultures.
Having been trained as an economics-thinker, I was lead to an inherent interest in behavioural economics and the reasons behind why we make the decisions that we do. I spent a year honing and crafting my experiences as a Brand Strategist at The Brand Union in Woodstock, Cape Town, before accepting the opportunity to become the Strategy Manager at Drawfour, a fledging, upfront and exciting new design and branding agency..
As an entrepreneur and product designer, he has had his work featured by the Wall Street Journal, Forbes, and Businessweek, among others. He's worked with numerous Fortune 500 clients, including Ford, Lowe's, Chrysler, Audi, American Standard, and Pulte Homes.
Apart from being a corporate marketing analyst, advisor and media commentator, Chris Moerdyk is executive chairman of Bizcommunity. He used to be head of strategic planning and public affairs for BMW South Africa and spent 16 years in the creative and client service departments of ad agencies, ending up as resident director of Lindsay Smithers-FCB in KwaZulu-Natal.
Chris Rolfe is the CEO of Mobilitrix..
Chris Welham is Director of Space Age Technologies and has always been fascinated by the enormous potential and power of technology. What he most enjoys is using digital technology to provide solutions that empower people and their companies..
Christelle Fourie is the managing director of MUA Insurance Acceptances, one of South Africa's leading underwriters specialising in insurance solutions specifically tailored for high net worth individuals. Fourie is notable for being one of only a few women to hold such a position in the South African insurance industry..
Christophe van Zyl is a dynamic, business-minded attorney who joined Von Seidels in 2013 after spending eight years at a large IP law firm in Pretoria. Christophe has expertise in the registration of trademarks, strategic branding advice, copyright law, domain name registrations and disputes, company name objections, advertising and marketing law, advice on regulatory aspects of IP including packaging and labelling requirements for foodstuffs and other products, commercial aspects of IP, anti-counterfeiting, dispute resolution and litigation..
Christopher Mills is founder and managing director of iMod Digital, a leading digital marketing agency specialising in inbound marketing, web development and digital campaigning. Over the years he and his team have worked with a number of companies; some of the larger ones include Google, WebAfrica, TAKEALOT, Nokia and Mini Cooper.
Claude McKirby is owner of Lew Geffen Sotheby's International Realty..
Claudio is a copywriter with work experience relating specifically to commercial literacy-as a copywriter with years of experience in writing copy for many public relations companies and various brands, his skill-set is poised to contribute greatly to public relations companies or advertising agencies in which his specialised sense of accuracy and efficacy for copy must be an asset. His area of expertise lies primarily in copywriting-especially in press releases - and corporate copy editing, proofreading.
Cliff Musamba is a Johannesburg-based Executive Director of Heart of a Champion Africa, a non-profit organisation that offers an education based character development programme for high school students throughout Southern Africa. He is inspired by the need to address what he views as the root cause to many of Africa's issues, a 'crisis of character'..
Clint is the Executive Creative Director at TBWA\Hunt\Lascaris. He has over 21 years experience in advertising and marketing.
Clyde Thomas runs the Johannesburg School of Finance's online education division specialising in online webinars and interactive learning. The Johannesburg School of Finance is an accredited private sector training organisation with over 15 years of experience in teaching finance and finance-related courses.
Cobus Jooste is Fellow of the Chair of Intellectual Property at the Faculty of Law of Stellenbosch University..
Coerene Vosloo is currently completing her third year of studies towards a BA majoring in Communication Science at UNISA. She enjoys community involvement and recently been appointed as the Western Cape Regional Communication Chairperson for the Girl Guides South Africa.
Having worked her way through various jobs and gained invaluable experience, Cole Rautenbach decided that she was better suited to being her own boss. Now she loves working from home and managing her own writing business.
Her approach to her clients is to assist them to get more out of their own business development endeavours, and she enjoys seeing the results of those joint efforts.
Colin Cullis, Digital Content Producer, 567 Cape Talk, has spent 15 years with Primedia Broadcasting, for most of it he has been looking for great stories and getting them on the radio, these days he is taking those stories to other platforms and on occasion trying to tell them in 140 characters or less. He is still working on that one..
Colin Ramparsadh, the owner and CEO of Media Mutation. Colin has spent 30 years in the ad industry, working, among others, at Y&R, Leo Burnett, Saatchi & Saatchi and ZenithOptimedia.
Managing a network of freelance creative professionals to provide high value and affordable alternative to mainstream marketing and advertising agencies..
Colleen McLintock is a senior consultant at Omnicor and specialises in executive training and career development. A wellness expert, she is a qualified nurse and midwife, a seasoned trainer, facilitator and coach, entrenched in people and organisation development.
Cirrus TechVue has been in business since the early 1980s. It's an SME with an exemplary track record in introducing new technology to South Africa and implementing enterprise scale solutions in some of the country's largest organisations, such as Telkom, Absa, Sasol and Mutual & Federal, to name a few..
Conrad van der Merwe is director of Justicia..
Corné Lewis is a senior associate in Dispute Resolution practice at Cliffe Dekker Hofmeyr. He has experience in corporate and commercial litigation, review applications and other general applications..
Starting his first business at 19 Courtney Bentley is a South African entrepreneur, thought leader and soon to be author who has founded 2 companies and is developing education tools and platforms designed to break new frontiers for business and education in South Africa..
Founder of 3 companies, entrepreneur at heart love creating innovative environments, author in progress and always learning..
Craig Assheton-Smith (B Com LLB, Wits University) is the founding director of Assheton-Smith Incorporated. Craig is rated on Legal 500 and in Chambers as one of the top South African lawyers in dispute resolution and was nominated for the coveted accolade of Best Lawyer 2012.
Craig Featherby is African head of the deVere Group..
Craig Freer is Head of Enterprise Products, Vox Telecom..
Graig Green is the OPB Channel manager of Bytes Document Solutions, authorised distributor of Xerox.
Craig Kolb owns Acentric Marketing Research (www.acentric.co.za), which conducts marketing research in the areas of new product research, brand equity, customer satisfaction/loyalty, employee commitment, stakeholder satisfaction and public opinion. He is widely published, having written numerous articles and conference papers on marketing research for both local and international conferences.
Craig Lowe is founder and managing director of execMobile. Lowe left BT Global Services to start execMobile, introducing innovative roaming voice and data solutions into the South African market.
Craig Page-Lee is Managing Director at Posterscope South Africa, an Out-of-Home communications agency..
Craig Pheiffer is head of Private Client Asset Management at Absa. He studied at the University of the Witwatersrand and Unisa graduating with a BSc Computer Science (Wits), BCom - Economics, BCom Hons - Economics and MCom (cum laude) - Economics (Unisa).
Dan Fletcher is the former managing editor of Facebook, and has written for Bloomberg and TIME magazine..
Dana Leavy-Detrick is the founder of Brooklyn Resume Studio, a company specialising in resume preparation, job-search strategy and personal-brand building tools..
Danette Breitenbach was the editor and publisher of Advantage, the publication that served the marketing, media and advertising industry in southern Africa. Before her editorship, she was deputy-editor as well as freelancing for over a year on the publication before that.
Analyst at compute.
As a freelance journalist for more than 30 years, and a published playwright, Daniel Dercksen received the number one spot for most popular lifestyle contributor for 2012 on Biz Community.com..
Daniel Marcus is a 30 year old entrepreneur living in the mother city, Cape Town. He is the chief executive officer of conferencing and events company Living Your Brand and holds other interests in various new ventures.
Daniel Munslow is chief communications officer at Talk2Us (www.talk2us.co.za, @Talk2Us_za), a consultancy specialising in internal communication and employee engagement at a strategic level. He is an IABC regional board member and sits on several other industry committees and judging panels.
Dan is Creative Director at Society (part of the King James Group). Visit www.theworkofsociety.com or follow @workofsociety for more..
Digital Strategist at NATIVE.
Danni Dixon joined TBWA\Hunt\Lascaris Johannesburg in November 2012 as General Manager..
Danny Groner is the manager of blogger partnerships and outreach for Shutterstock..
Darren van der Schyff is Head of Agency Business at Demographica, South Africa's leading digital direct marketing company. He manages a team of account managers that look after the top digital agencies in the country.
After completing a Diploma in computer programming Darren joined Demographica and over the past two years he has been instrumental in creating the Agency Business Unit within the company.
Darren Woolley is the founder of Trinityp3, an Australian-based a marketing management consulting company with an international network of more than 30 industry professionals that helps people to achieve commercial purpose through creative process. Website www.trinityp3.com, email moc.3pytinirt@nerrad, read his blog at www.trinityp3.com/blog/ and follow him on Twitter at @trinityp3..
Daryl Bartkunsky is the co-founder and MD of Student Brands, a dynamic youth portal that strives to facilitate students through their university careers..
Daryn Smith is the Executive Director of Product and Marketing at MPULL, a Marketing Software start-up based in Cape Town. He has lead Marketing teams in Africa for Global brands before joining MPULL, and now merges two of his passions Marketing and Tech..
Often referred to as one of South Africa's leading trend experts, Dave Nemeth is a qualified designer who has been in a variety of industries over the past 20 years. His company Trend Forward presents the IIDNemeth Trend Report annually in all major SA cities.
David Bonellie is a carbon, energy and sustainability professional with a wealth of experience in carbon footprinting and emission reduction strategies for the large multinational ICT, steel, oil & gas, mining, and chemical industry clients. He has played a supporting role in corporate sustainability, as well as a lead role in energy and climate change strategies for clients in the mining, steel, and ICT sector to place a monetary value on environmental opportunities..
David Crosoer is executive: research and investments of PPS Investments..
David is a seasoned web development and Intranet consultant at Wema Software Solutions. He has led intranet projects for several clients across South Africa.
David Mattin is the Lead Strategist at trendwatching.com, responsible for trend thinking across free and Premium content. He started his career on the features desk at The Times, and has written and presented documentaries for BBC Radio.
David Palmer-Stevens is SI Manager EMEA, Panduit at Panduit..
David Ross is the Director of the South African manufacturer of display technologies, PVision. Focussed on the commercial market, the group equips business with locally manufactured products which include commercial displays, lite commercial displays, nano displays, touchscreen technology, mounting solutions and back end architecture..
Managing Director at QlikView South Africa.
Dawn Rowlands is the CEO of Aegis Media South Africa and sub-Saharan Africa. She has over 20 years of experience in the media industry and has most notably been a shareholder founding partner of Nota Bene, a strategy agency in South Africa, and is also the founder of Posterscope SA.
Account Manager at Stone Soup - I specialise in PR for the media industry. Stone Soup is of the Iconic Group that publishes The Media Magazine and The Media Online..
Having studied a Bachelor of Visual Communications at the University of Stellenbosch, majoring in Graphic Design, he has all the skills of a graphic designer with the humour of a stand-up comedian. Injecting energy into all that he works on, Dean goes above and beyond in order to achieve design innovation for our clients..
Debbie Hathway is a specialist dance writer and critic for the Cape Times and Bizcommunity's BizLounge. She's a former writer, columnist and critic for the Weekend Argus, Cape Argus and Daily News Tonight..
Deon Oberholzer is the co-founder and CEO of Veri-Com, a SANAS-accredited BEE verification agency. He has been involved with Black Economic Empowerment at various levels since 2004..
Deon Scheepers is Regional Business Development Manager, Interactive Intelligence Africa..
Derek Buchanan is CEO of Episys, a global information technology solutions and services company to a range of industries including retail..
Immersed in the world of digital media, Desere' Orrill is MD of mobile agency MobiMedia, and CMO of the Ole! Media Group, which also includes digital sports publisher, TEAMtalk media, and digital advertising services and technology company, AddSwitch. She considers mobile to be the natural medium of choice for effective and penetrative communication, especially in Africa, but is quick to insist that the medium serves the message, and not vice versa.
Deshni Naidoo is a senior associate in the Dispute Resolution practice at Cliffe Dekker Hofmeyr, specialising in commercial litigation, and has experience in various areas including breach of warranties, general contractual claims, restraints of trade, education (further education and training), construction, tender reviews and other administrative law disputes, constitutional litigation and proceedings in the equality court..
Desiree Gullan is the Creative Director and founding partner a Digital, Web PR and Social media agency - Gullan&Gullan..
Dhatchani's corporate career began at Research Surveys where she was trained in research methodology, worked across diverse products and industries, she made the leap to 'client side' and brand management at Colgate Palmolive SA.
She spent time in the sales environment at Standard Bank and marketing strategy at FNB before joining Yellowwood in 2011..
As managing director of Red & Yellow, Diane Charton steers the strategic direction of the business. She strives to empower and educate the SA marketing communications industry through a myriad of traditional and digital educational platforms.
Dina Saffer-Myers is co-founder and Director of Aperio, a business consulting company focused on the FMCG space in South Africa and sub Saharan Africa. Dina has 12 years successful business and leadership experience in one of the world's top companies, Procter & Gamble.
Don MacRobert is a consultant at ENS and has over 28 years experience. He currently practises in the intellectual property department.
Donavin Patrick Hawker is the factory and logistics manager at Green Worx Cleaning Solutions. He has a National Diploma in Chemical Engineering from Technikon Witwatersrand and has completed a Basic Enzyme Training course through Novozymes.
Donna Rachelson is the CEO and founder of Branding & Marketing YOU, a company that specialises in personal branding and marketing - and the author of the best-selling book of the same name. Donna can be contacted on moc.uoygnitekramdnagnidnarb@annod or visit www.brandingandmarketingyou.com..
After completing a post graduate copywriting diploma in 1996 from AAA, Donna-Rae was determined there would be a Loerie with her name on it someday. But a week as an intern in the strategy department at The Jupiter Drawing Room, and she was hooked on planning..
Donvay Wegierski is director of Werksmans Attorneys. Her main practice areas are intellectual property and Africa.
Doreen Nixon has been director of human resources (HR) at Sandoz SA's commercial business since July 2010, having previously worked for what was then known as Wyeth South Africa..
Doros Hadjizenonos, sales manager at Check Point South Africa, is responsible for Check Point's business in Southern Africa from a sales perspective. Hadjizenonos joined Check Point in 2010 as a channel manager, and brings more than 15 years of IT security experience to the organisation.
Doug Mayne, MD of Primedia Lifestyle, founded his marketing and advertising career at Ogilvy Durban, where his leadership qualities ensured his progression from account executive to group account director. Joining Primedia Lifestyle in 2007 as KZN regional marketing manager, Doug was appointed MD in July 2011.
Douglas Kruger has won the SA Championships in both a sporting pursuit and an intellectual one. He is a three-time winner of the SA National Skateboarding Championships, and a five-time winner of the Southern African Championships for Public Speaking.
Adrian Saville is CIO of Cannon Asset Managers and he holds a Visiting Professorship in Economics and Finance at the Gordon Institute of Business Science. View Adrian's blog at Adriansaville.com or follow him on Twitter at @AdrianSaville..
Dr Deanne Drake is a researcher in the School of Animal, Plant and Environmental Sciences at the University of the Witwatersrand. Drake joined Wits in 2012 as an aquatic ecologist in APES.
Dr Deon Nel is the head of WWF-SA's Biodiversity Unit..
Dr Estelle van Tonder is head of department in the Faculty of Management and Leadership of Milpark Business School. She was awarded her DCom degree in Marketing Management in 2010 and also holds a Postgraduate Diploma in Financial Planning.
Dr Felicity Coughlan is director of The Independent Institute of Education..
Dr Frances Wright, in her capacity as Managing Director, is responsible for the overall management of Trinitas Consulting. Having first studied and practiced as an oral hygienist, she embarked on her career in operations management in 1986 and specialises in communications, marketing and the implementation of systems and processes that minimise waste, streamline business practices, enhance productivity, and maximise service delivery to a varied client base..
Dr KF Lai is co-founder and CEO of BuzzCity (www.buzzcity.com), a mobile media company in the development and marketing of mobile services and entertainment globally. Email moc.yticzzub@hsih..
Dr Madelein Kleyn is a fellow of the chair of Intellectual Property Law Faculty of Law Stellenbosch University..
Dr Marko Saravanja is chairperson at Regenesys Business School. He has over 15 years of experience in management and leadership development, education and training.
Dr Nikolaus Eberl is the author of BrandOvation: How Germany won the World Cup of Nation Branding and The Hero's Journey: Building a Nation of World Champions. He headed the Net Promoter Scorecard research project on SA's destination branding success story during the 2010 FIFA World Cup, co-authored the World Cup Brand Ambassador Program 'Welcome 2010' and was chairperson of the inaugural 2010 FAN World Cup.
Dr Pieter E Streicher is MD of wireless application service provider Bulksms.com (www.bulksms.com). He also sits on the management committee of the Wireless Application Service Provider Association (WASPA).
Dr Robin Woolley is director of Transcend Corporate Advisors..
Dr Tracy Dunbar is director of Analytics at BITanium..
Drew Van Vuuren is one of South Africa's most dynamic bastions of information technology security. With over 18 years' experience in corporate security and privacy, Drew currently heads up 4Di Privaca - an innovative specialist information security and privacy practice.
Duduzile Mkhize is an award winning director with BA Audiovisual Production degree from the University of Johannesburg. She freelances as a producer and Director in the commercials and television industry.
Duggan Matthews is an investment professional at Marriott Asset Management..
Award-wining Duncan McLeod is the founder and editor of TechCentral (wwwTechCentral.co.za, @TechCentral]]), South Africa's latest technology news site offering breaking news, in-depth analysis and opinion that launched in September 2009. Before that, he was associate editor at the Financial Mail/FM.
Dr. Dunja Kartte, PhD (Economics) works for MAC Consulting - a multi-disciplined, dynamic and innovative and South African management consultancy.
Dylan is a Copywriter with TTL and Digital experience. Passionate about the art of writing and its ability to motivate emotion, he blogs about our industry and life at www.three-cents.com.
Dylan Bradford is a candidate attorney in the property & conveyancing department of Garlicke & Bousfield..
Ed Gluckman co-founded Terra Firma Academy and serves as its acting dean and managing director. Gluckman is a leading expert on environmental strategy and advises some of the largest companies from various industries on how to integrate environmental sustainability into the fabric of their business.
Ed Herbst is an author and a prize-winning reporter. He worked for SABC television news for 28 years but left in 2005 without other employment in prospect because of the pervasive news and other corruption at all levels of the corporation.
Elmarie Pretorius is an international speaker, trainer and author, as well as the managing owner of The Mind Spa. Her passion for business and people in particular has led her to apply her extensive experience and passion in the field of designing and delivery of innovative business and people solutions through strategic training interventions..
Emma Dempster is a senior associate in Projects and Infrastructure at Cliffe Dekker Hofmeyr. Emma began her career as a candidate attorney in 2008 at Cliffe Dekker (now Cliffe Dekker Hofmeyr) and was appointed as an associate in 2010 and was promoted to senior associate in 2012..
Eran Feinstein is the founder of 3G Direct Pay Limited. 3G provides global e-commerce and online payments solutions for the travel and related industries.
Eric Levenstein is a director at Werksmans Attorneys..
Erika van der Merwe, CEO of the South African Venture Capital & Private Equity Association (SAVCA)..
Ernest Mazansky is tax director of Werksmans Attorneys. He was previously the chairman of the Taxation Committee of the South African Institute of Chartered Accountants.
Estelle Nagel has worked in PR and marketing for 6 years and is currently PR Account Manager at DUO Marketing, a marketing and communications firm focusing on the ICT sector in South Africa..
Eugene Bester is a director of the Dispute Resolution practice at Cliffe Dekker Hofmeyr with experience in general commercial litigation. Eugene specialises in banking and insolvency litigation and has extensive experience in High and Magistrate Court litigation with an emphasis on banking, employment and labour law.
Eugene Yiga is a reformed accountant, now living it up as an entertainment writer (and Fleur du Cap Theatre Awards board member) in Cape Town.
He also writes about personal development and is on a quest to read the 100 greatest books of all time before he turns 30.
Follow @eugeneyiga on Twitter or by email moc.agiyenegue@olleh to say, um, hello..
Eulalia Snyman is a freelance journalist. Contact her at az.oc.enilnodlrow@ailalue..
Evan-Lee Courie is Group Editor and Social Media Manager at Bizcommunity.com, as well as a Biz Lifestyle contributor. Follow him on Twitter at @evan1985.
Eve Pearce is a budding freelance writer and full-time mother of two. She moved into freelance writing soon after becoming a mother when she decided to develop her passion for writing with her deep interest in business development.
Eve Williams is the Managing Director of Cedar, the global creative and commercial content agency. She is currently based in the London office, but was instrumental in setting up the Shanghai business in January 2011 and enjoys spending time with the team in Cape Town..
Evert is a Social Media Manager at Ctrlroom and GQ Magazine's Film Editor for South Africa. He's left-handed & has Jedi beliefs...and makes a mean burger..
Ewald Kellerman is head of sales of FNB Home Loans..
Faan Coetzee is a director of employment law at Cliffe Dekker Hofmeyr..
Born a long time ago in a galaxy far, far away, where writing was the only way to survive the suburban ennui of his homeworld, Felix Kessel wrote his way into a strange land called advertising. In 2006 he moved to a different universe - brand activation - shortly thereafter cofounding a new entity, OwenKessel (www.owenkessel.com), to tackle the holistic communication needs of brands.
After graduating from the University of Stellenbosch with a BComm (and an appreciation for good wine), Ferdie travelled extensively before working in a corporate environment. He then responded to his unquenchable entrepreneurial desire and love of technology by starting an online marketing company from home.
Segodi Samalekane is a news and current affairs producer, politics student and co-founder of 882 People; a brand and talent management agency. He is also an aspiring author and political analyst with an interest in the politics of difference.
Operations Manager at Ornico.
Francois van Wijk is HP PSG business unit manager of DCC. Since the first day Francois's father brought home their first computer, he knew he needed to be in the IT industry.
Françoise Henderson, Chief Executive Officer, is a the co-founder of Rubric. She oversees Worldwide Production and is responsible for localisation methodology and human resources.
Frank Reinelt is senior director for Northern Europe and emerging markets of Mindjet..
Frew Murdoch is the assistant editor of HR Pulse. She is currently studying towards her BA degree in Communications and English.
Gaelyn Scott is Director and Head of Intellectual Property at ENS (Edward Nathan Sonnenbergs) and has 17 years experience. She practises as an attorney in the intellectual property department and specialises in strategic brand management and the enforcement of intellectual property rights, both locally and internationally, with extensive experience in Africa.
Gail Schimmel is a specialist in advertising law. She runs a consultancy - Clear Copy (www.clearcopy.co.za) - that offers advice to marketers and advertisers in relation to the Advertising Standards Authority (ASA) and other aspects of advertising law.
Gareth Pearson, CEO and shareholder of BMi Research (www.bmi.co.za), is a market research specialist with particular focus in the industrial and FMCG markets in various sectors, including the retail market. He serves as a member of the South African Institute of Packaging's Regional Committee and is involved with the South African Packaging Council.
Gareth Tudor is the CEO at Altonet, an ISP and provider/integrator of backup and restore solutions. Tudor started his career in finance after he qualified as a chartered accountant (SA) and has subsequently garnered a wealth of experience in a number of businesses, including his own..
Gary Allemann is a member and senior consultant at Master Data Management. He is passionate about Information Communication Technology (ICT) and more specifically data quality, data management and data governance..
Gary Davies is CEO at Point. He has more than 23 years experience in the print and reprographics industry in South Africa.
Gary Hendrickse is the founder and CEO of Sherpa Business Communications and brings that extra perspective to the table having led brand, marketing, sales, product development and communications portfolios for some of South Africa's top brands. He was also shareholder and MD of a leading digital design and communications company prior to founding Sherpa..
Managing Director at Ogilvy Cape Town.
Gavin Meiring has over 20 years of experience in the field of radio from production, programming and station management. Meiring is now the director of the advertising agency Brandswell Radio in Cape Town and also runs his own radio consultancy, GM Radio Solutions.
Gavin Mills is the MD of Don't Forget George Events, (www.dontforgetgeorge.co.za), a specialist event production and communications company launched in 1998. He is as passionate about life as he is about his business, and believes it is up to voices of reason in a turbulent world, to help craft our future, not just accept it.
Gavin is an accidental specialist in the field of marketing, communication, public relations and pot hole spotting. Focus on strategic marketing and communication, business consulting, social media strategy and implementation and conference speaking.
Owner of Gavin Rajah Concept (GRC).
Gavin Stansfield is director, employment practice of Cliffe Dekker Hofmeyr. His areas of specialisation include all types of labour law including strikes and lock-outs, unfair dismissals, collective bargaining, unlawful competition and restraint of trade and occupational health and safety.
Geoff Blount is the CEO of Cannon Asset Managers. After completing a BCom (Hons) at Wits, Geoff lectured Corporate Finance in the university's business economics department.
George Ferreira is vice president and chief operations officer at Samsung Electronics Africa..
I was a creative child; at age seven, I started my own flea circus.I'd bribe the family dog with biltong to be the tour bus..
Geraldine has over eleven years experience in the financial services industry, consulting in all aspects of financial planning. She is currently the legal marketing specialist at Liberty Retail SA.
Passionate about understanding the retail trading environment, formal and informal..
Gerhard's first love is writing and communication in all its forms. He has a degree of affection for food, politics, talking loudly and staring at plants.
Gerry Costa is a Zimbabwean national who has worked in the advertising industry for over 20 years. His African experience is as vast as the continent itself, having lived and worked in Botswana, Kenya, Uganda, Nigeria and, now, South Africa.
Gianmarco Lorenzi is the MD of Cleardata..
Gil Sperling is the chief technology officer at Popimedia. An electrical engineer by training he is also skilled in software engineering which helped him earn Facebook's Preferred Marketing Developer (PMD) badge, the only one in Africa at present and one of 260 such companies in the world.
Chief Executive at Brand Alive, President of the Advertising Benevolent Fund of South Africa.
Gillian Rightford's CV is a mix of marketing, advertising, and management. A former Group MD of Lowe Bull, she started Adtherapy (www.adtherapy.co.za), a consultancy that talks to agencies and marketers about all things advertising.
Gisèle Wertheim Aymés has worked in the media industry in South Africa for over two decades. She is a director of a medical company, owner and publishing editor of Longevity Media (www.longevitymag.co.za) and a shareholder in Stuff Group SA, publishers of Stuff (www.Stuff.co.za) - the world's best-selling gadget magazine.
Glenda Nevill is a journalist, editor and communicator with 25 years experience working in media. She worked for The Sunday Times in various roles for nine years.
Glenn Gillis is the managing director of Sea Monster Entertainment, one of South Africa's pre-eminent animation, gaming and augmented reality companies. He has a Business Science degree from UCT and has been an entrepreneur, hired gun, and consultant with growing, knowledge-intensive businesses around the world for over 25 years..
Professional motivational speaker and life coach, Godfrey Madanhire is the driving force behind leading motivational company, Dreamworld Promotions.
Through Dreamworld Promotions, and based on his life experiences merged with extensive knowledge of the concepts and skills around motivating and inspiring individuals, Godfrey has held seminars helping people grow and organisations such as MWeb, Engen and the South African Institute of Chartered Accountants to build their workforces.
A Consumer Researcher and Brand Strategist with a special focus on the Middle East and Africa. Diverse sector expertise covers: packaged goods, food & beverages, financial services, retail, healthcare, automotive and telecoms.
Gordon Geldenhuys heads up the Online Reputation Management division of Acceleration Media, a strategic digital media consultancy and Radian6 Authorised Reseller. He is responsible for developing online reputation management strategies and facilitating the licensing of Radian6 to companies in South Africa.
Grace Harding is the founder and driver of grace consultancy. With over 25 years experience in both people practices (H.R) and marketing grace consultancy is the third business she has started from scratch.
Graeme Palmer is a senior associate in the commercial department of Garlicke & Bousfield..
Graham Paulsen is a specialist consultant at Network Finance, a division of Network Recruitment..
Grant is a self confessed serial entrepreneur and the CEO & Founder of Amorphous New Media in Johannesburg..
Grant Vine is the technical director and co-founder of Cybervine IT Solutions, a leading IT solutions architect across all IT aspects ranging from integration, networking, server infrastructure, virtual environments, desktop delivery to optimisation services of applications and databases. His client-centric approach to design has evolved over the last decade and is well-respected across the industry.
Greg Nott is power and energy director of Werksmans Attorneys. He specialises in mining, power, and telecoms and cross-border transactions.
Greg Schneider is MD of Hiring Bounty (www.hiringbounty.com; @hiringbounty). While heading up new business in Cape Town for ORM company BrandsEye, he was exposed to the power of social conversation.
Executive General Manager at Business Partners Limited.
Guy Jelley is one of the founders of project portfolio management (PPM) and collaboration solution provider, Project Portfolio Office, and is the company's CEO. Project Portfolio Office was established in 2000, with the sole aim of developing a cost effective, easy to use and simple to implement PPM system and providing it to the local market..
Gys Kappers is CEO of WyseTalk..
Hamish Pringle is an expert in the development and stewardship of corporate, product, and service brands..
Harriet Gavshon is an award winning Managing Director for one of South Africa's leading film and television production companies - Quizzical Pictures. Her passion for the industry and commitment to telling rich, relevant stories through quality production saw Harriet winning the Woman of Courage and Vision Crystal Award from Women in Film in 1998.
Harry Herber has a passion for delivering on promises and an attitude that demands that The MediaShop 'goes the extra mile'. With a BA in Classics and Anthropology behind him, Harry plunged into the media industry in 1975.
Jason Levin is MD, Jessica Oosthuizen is writer and analyst and Mokebe Thulo is communications and publicity manager for HDI Youth Marketeers (www.hdiyouth.co.za). All three spend their time deepening their understanding of what makes young South Africans tick.
Heidi Franck is the Chief Operations Officer of One Property Holdings, a leading South African based property holding group. She is also the MD of Intigra, a company within the group.
Heinrich Louw is associate, tax of Cliffe Dekker Hofmeyr..
Helen Dagut is a consultant in the Environmental Practice at Cliffe Dekker Hofmeyr..
Helena Green is a digital freelancer working under the brand of Get Me Online. Her mission it is to implement growth in small businesses by harnessing the online and digital environment to increase sales, building their customer base through her experience and knowledge of the internet and its various marketing avenues.
Helene Vermaak is a consulting psychologist at The Human Edge..
Hendrik Bredenkamp is MD of Skydirect, an XON company and sole African Pricer distributor..
Bizcommunity.com motoring editor Henrie Geyser (moc.acirfai@geirneh) has worked as a journalist in Cape Town, London and Windhoek for the Argus Company (now Independent Newspapers) and spent 12 years at The Cape Argus in Cape Town. He then owned and ran a public relations consultancy for 13 years.
Owner of 'Your Brand Agency', a fully integrated brand design and digital communications agency..
A passion to utilise my experience in advertising, marketing and public relations, to make a positive contribution to the communications industry in South Africa, gets me up in the morning..
Gary Harwood is a founder and director of HKLM (www.hklm.co.za); Graham Leigh is a founding director; Jerry Nyagah is MD of HKLM Nairobi; Julia Bouie Leuner is a director; Andre Redelinghuys is head of strategy; Johan van Wyk is ECD; and Dr Sean McCoy is HKLM's CEO and Brand Council of South Africa (BCSA) chairperson. Read the livinglab.hklmgroup.com blog; follow @hklm_lab on Twitter; connect on Facebook..
Howard is Head of Marketing and International at wiGroup. He has 15 years' experience in B2B and B2C marketing and operations across a range of industry sectors from ICT (Logica - UK), to publishing and media (News Corporation - Australia) and mobile (wiGroup - South Africa).
Dr Howard Rybko, who despite 20 years in IT, still has an interest in the medical field. He has recently authored a weight loss book - The Decarb Diet & Lifestyle - which has guided many to a healthier life using a low carbohydrate strategy.
Hugh Jackson is a director in the Real Estate practice at Cliffe Dekker Hofmeyr. He specialises in property and mortgage finance, real security including notarial bonds, bank and institutional property and security-based transactions, regulation of money lending, commercial property development, property law generally and conveyancing.
Hugh Tyzack founded and manages www.guarantorloansdirect.com, in order to help people with bad credit obtain the loans they need. In addition to writing for his website, Hugh is an active pianist and enjoys all types of music.
Hugo Malherbe is product specialist of PPS Investments..
Ian Henderson, Chairman and Chief Technical Officer, is the founder of Rubric and oversees the process of creating a better localisation experience for Rubric's clients.
Françoise Henderson, Chief Executive Officer, is a the co-founder of Rubric. She oversees Worldwide Production and is responsible for localisation methodology and human resources.
Ian Goss-Ross is CEO of Elingo, the only accredited reseller partner for the Interactive Intelligence Inc in South Africa..
Ian Henderson is the chief technology officer and founder of Rubric South Africa (http://www.rubric.com/za). Twitter: @rubricinc.
Ian Nel, co-founder of Engage Brandcraft along with Chris Human, is a celebrated designer responsible for the origination and visual development of a multitude brands in South Africa, the United Kingdom, The United States and Italy..
Ian is executive: product and sales at Innervation and is responsible for product management, the Innervation project office, sales and marketing. He has 15 years experience in the integration and operation of large range Value Added Services and Payments into various tiers and verticals within retail.
Ilan Hertz is the VP of Marketing at SysAid Technologies, a leading provider of IT Service Management solutions, deployed at over 100,000 companies around the world..
Ilse du Plessis is Director at Edward Nathan Sonnenbergs (ENS) IP department.
Ilse is the editor for Marketing & Media Africa (@Biz_Africa) at Bizcommunity.com and a contributing writer for the Bizcommunity Lifestyle section. She is a lover of words, travel and all things digital.
Imraan Jakoet is an investment analyst of Glacier by Sanlam..
Ingrid Louw is CEO of Print and Digital Media South Africa (PDMSA)..
Ingrid Von Stein is Director of Possibilities at Indigo Zebra Communications.
Ivan joined TBWA\Hunt\Lascaris as group managing director in January 2011 from Yellowwood - a TBWA\ South Africa subsidiary, where he held the position of group managing director.
In 2012 he was appointed CEO TBWA\Hunt\Lascaris. Ivan has a Bachelor's of Commerce degree from Unisa..
Jack Peterson is an expert on Wordpress and feels that the whole concept of blogging has only succeeded because of it. He likes writing articles about the various aspects of Wordpress so he can enlighten the world about them.
Jackwell Feris is a director in the Dispute Resolution Practice at Cliffe Dekker Hofmeyr. He has experience in mining and petroleum, Oil and Gas law, corporate and commercial law, administrative law and procurement law and arbitrations..
Jaco Lintvelt is currently Head of Digital Sales SA at DQ&A International Media Group with a local office in Cape Town..
Jacques van Wyk is a director in Labour and Employment Law at Werksmans Attorneys. He was named as a recommended lawyer in Labour & Employment by the Legal500 (2010-2012), and co-authored 'Labour Law in Action - A Handbook on the new Labour Relations Act - 1997' with Frances Anderson.
Jamaaludeen Khan is an internationally acclaimed trainer and strategic consultant with expertise in leadership, social media, and cloud computing. He works with young adults, entrepreneurs, corporations, as well as not-for-profit organisations globally.
James Fungai Maposa is programme manager: Industrial Automation, Mining & Manufacturing at Frost & Sullivan.
James Hurford | Copywriter | Trainer | Coach | Owner of Passion - the copywriting company | Author of 'How to write well' James specialises in copywriting in plain language for the financial services sector. With over 25 years of experience working for top international companies, he brings a vast amount of knowledge and expertise to every client he works with.Call: +27 (0) 742 545881.
CEO at CRS Technologies.
James Siddall is a Durban-based author, freelance writer, motivational speaker, and media consultant, contributing to a variety of outlets from The Sunday Independent to Autodealer. He is also the author of the newly launched book Dystopia, which chronicles his battle with addiction.
Jan Felton believes that education should not be restricted due to societal or monetary reasons. He is a fervent writer about topics related to education, especially online education.
Jan le Roux is the CEO of the Leapfrog Property Group..
Owner at Sleet Consultancy - Marketing Solutions. Jan worked for blue chip companies in the UK for 15 years including British Airways, HSBC and BASF, and has a wide variety of experience in finance, customer relations and marketing.
She has been in South Africa since 2006 working on consumer interaction enhancement primarily within the wine industry.
Janice Spark is a managing partner at advertising and PR agency Idea Engineers (Facebook; @ideaengineerssa). Spark, a founding member of Idea Engineers, has directed the marketing efforts of leading global organisations for over 20 years.
Janine Hollesen is a director at Werksmans Attorneys..
Janine Lazarus is a South African journalist and interviewer of top names in the news, public figures and celebrities. Follow @JanineLazarus on Twitter..
Janine Lloyd has been in the PR and marketing communications industry for 25 years, and now heads up Greater Than Johannesburg as managing director. In her career she has advised over 50 local and global businesses on PR and communications, as well as profiling for CEOs, executives and leaders.
Janine Mare works for South African Hotels and South African Lodges developing the website text, blog and social media content and marketing. Janine has had travel articles published on leading online sites such as Getaway and Drive South Africa..
Japie Swanepoel is Team Leader at Interactive Concepts. He likes to find ways to make the internet work..
Jaroslav Cerny founded RDB Consulting. He leads a team of 35 employees and his goals are to further grow the business and build on the success they have accomplished thus far.
Jarred Cinman is the Managing Director of NATIVE, one of the country's largest digital agencies. He has judged the Loeries four times and still sits on the Loeries Committee.
A top performing passionate leader and marketer with over 15 years of proven success with multinational exposure and major brand experience..
Jason Kempen (32) was born in Cape Town, the son of a Dutch father and a South African mother. Despite a school background including both academic and artistic pursuits, Jason's primary interest in the creative world led him to enrol at the renowned AAA School for Advertising where he graduated with Honours after completing a three year diploma.
Jeanniey Mullen is Global Executive Vice President and Chief Marketing Officer of Zinio, the world's most popular digital newsstand and publishing media marketplace. She is widely credited for her pivotal role in ushering in the new waves of digital marketing, connection and communications.
Jed Hewson is a director of 1Stream..
Jennifer Leppington-Clark is an Account Director at Hill+Knowlton Strategies South Africa.
Jennifer Paddock is a specialist sectional title attorney and managing partner of Paddock, sectional title and home owners' association specialists..
Jeremy Lang is Regional General Manager at Business Partners Limited..
Jeremy Matthews is Panda Security's country manager. Originally from the UK, he is a 20-year veteran of the local IT industry with a range of experience covering enterprise software sales, application integration, web enablement and network/endpoint security.
34 South Media is a video content agency who specializes in producing branded content. We focuses on several key aspects of YouTube Marketing, the creation of engaging content, advertising campaigns and channel management.
Jess Mouneimne is a full time mommy blogger, and founder and editor of mommymatters.co.za..
Jessica is a digital media strategist at Native in Cape Town and is responsible for compiling insightful and impactful digital brand strategies based on digital media trends, consumer insights and online user behaviour. Her key focus is to set trends, and not follow them.
Jessica Davis is a Content Strategy Specialist with Godot Media, a leading content marketing firm serving clients from various backgrounds. She has years of experience in working closely with online businesses, helping them refine their marketing strategy through optimum use of content.
Jessica Lupton is a conceptual fashion and advertising stylist and fashion show producer with the added skill of Art Direction..
Executive at at Experience iT.
Jess is content assistant and support manager at Bizcommunity.com. She is also a contributing writer to the Bizcommunity Lifestyle section.
Jillian Reilly (@changingview) is a writer, speaker and consultant with over twenty years experience working across the developing world. Her book, Shame: Confessions of an avid worker in Africa, was published last year.
Joanne Bushell is currently the vice president for Regus Africa.She joined Regus in October 1998 as a national corporate account manager South Africa and has worked her way up through the ranks..
Jody completed a BA LLB at the University of Cape Town and thereafter worked at Edward Nathan Sonnenbergs Inc. He subsequently joined Dommisse Attorneys where he is currently a partner..
Founder & CEO at Threefold Creative.
Johan Botes is a director of Employment Law at Cliffe Dekker Hofmeyr, a business law firm specialising in employment law and labour relations. Johan is an internationally accredited
change management practitioner.
Manager at Mindset Management Programs.
Johan van der Walt is a director in the Tax Practice at Cliffe Dekker Hofmeyr..
Johan is currently Director and Executive Creative Director at branding and stakeholder communication consultancy, HKLM, a company he joined in 2009 as Creative Director for its Graphic Design division..
Technical Account Director at digital media consultancy, Acceleration Media.
Johann M. Smith is a freelance journalist who has been based in Windhoek and now in Cape Town.
Johanna McDowell counsels clients and agencies around expectations in the advertising, marketing process. She is CEO of the Independent Agency Search and Selection Company (IAS), a division of black-owned marketing services group Mazole Holdings.
Good ideas that make positive social impact are my passion. I get to do this everyday at Pulling Rabbits, a brand design agency in Cape Town..
John Capel is executive director of the Bench Marks Foundation..
Cooney's experience encompasses client service, agency and media management experience at some of South Africa's leading advertising agencies, including Ogilvy & Mather, TBWA Hunt Lascaris, Bates and Sonnenberg Murphy Leo Burnett.
Cooney was schooled in Natal, has a Science Degree from UCT and studied Advertising & Marketing at Unisa. He has over 40 years of work experience, initially in finance and sales and then, for most of his working life, in the advertising, marketing and media industries..
John French is a communication strategist and communication skills coach with 20 years extensive experience in the communication industry. Contact John at az.oc.hcnerfnhoj@nhoj or visit www.johnfrench.co.za..
John is MD of HeadSpace Neuromarketing and is an experienced marketer with over 15 years in the marketing and advertising industry. As well as having worked in marketing research, he has headed the marketing divisions of two blue-chip global brands in South Africa and has developed strategy for several well-known brands.
Artist, graphic designer, computer scientist, and educator John Maeda is president of the Rhode Island School of Design (RISD) and was previously Associate Director of Research at MIT Media Lab. He also serves on the Board of Directors of Sonos.
John Mc Loughlin is a visionary entrepreneur that has been involved in the setup and management of a number of start-up businesses. For the past seven years, he has been working towards changing the security landscape for SMEs in South Africa through his company, J2 Software, which provides solutions around reducing risk and improving compliance.
John is an industry specialist and thought leader in the security space, and his particular areas of expertise lie in planning and strategising..
John Roberts is CEO of Just Property Group..
John Weston is the Rawson Property Group's franchisee for Bergvliet, Cape Town..
Jolandé Duvenage is the Chief Executive Officer of eBucks. The eBucks Rewards Programme is a company within the FirstRand Group (the largest financial services group in South Africa) and is the leading Rewards Programme in South Africa..
Jonathan David Novotny is a Serial Entrepreneur/UX & Online Solutions Architect. He is Co-Founder & Projects Director of Non-Profit Change the World Trust which operates IT Learning Academies for under-served communities in Southern Africa.
He is also the Founder of www.CloudSales.co.za, an e-Commerce Solution provider for SMEs employing disruptive innovation in its "To-Market" approach.
Jonathan Ripley-Evans is a senior associate in the Dispute Resolution practice at Cliffe Dekker Hofmeyr. He has experience in general commercial litigation..
Jonathan Stilwell is a senior copywriter who has worked at some of South Africa's top agencies. With 16 years' experience in the industry, he has created campaigns for some of the country's leading brands.
Jonathan Witts-Hewinson is a director in Cliffe Dekker Hofmeyr's Dispute Resolution practice. He has extensive experience in relation to arbitration proceedings and other forms of alternate dispute resolution.
Jordan Scott is a student of marketing and lover of life..
Josh Adler is director at the Centre for Entrepreneurial Leadership (www.anzisha.org) at African Leadership Academy (@ALAcademy) - identifying, developing and connecting the next generation of African leaders. Before entering education, Josh worked for UNDP's Africa Facility for Inclusive Markets (AFIM) and prior to that was the CEO of web technology firm Prefix Technologies.
I am a blogger and write about finance, credit, blogging, loan, social media etc.
JP Landman is a political analyst at Nedbank Private Wealth. JP joined BoE Personal Stockbrokers in 2000 as a part-time political analyst.
Judith Middleton, CEO of DUO Marketing + Communications which she founded in 2004, has extensive experience in strategic marketing and business development. She was also a director of CITI, Calling the Cape (Call Centre Investment Initiative) and a board of advisors member for the Cape Manufacturing Advisory Committee.
Julie Cheung is a freelance online marketer with a keen interest in business, investment and finance. She can be found writing on Finance Girl Blog and can be contacted via Twitter at @juliecheung or on LinkedIn..
Juliet is a businesswoman and entrepreneur. She founded learning and development company, Avocado Vision, in 1996 and built it up to a 29-strong team with a list of corporate clients, before handing over the managing director reins to Steve Gaydon and taking up the position of CEO.
Juliette Attwell is currently head of marketing and operations at Recruitgroup, a Level Three BEE contributor which was awarded the Best Recruitment Agency of the Year at the CareerJunction Awards in 2010 and 2012, as well as other industry honours. She holds a BCom in Industrial Psychology and Honours in Marketing Management.
Jurg van Dyk is a director in the Projects and Infrastructure Practice and the Construction and Engineering Group at Cliffe Dekker Hofmeyr..
Justin Hawes is the managing director of two display companies: exhibition specialist, Scan Display, and retail specialist, Scan Retail Solutions. He is also one of the founders and the current chairperson of the Event Greening Forum, a non-profit organisation which is dedicated to transforming the South African events industry into a more sustainable model..
Justin Lee has over 15 years of IT experience specialising in Network and Security. He is currently the Regional Sales Manager for Blue Coat Systems in South Africa, and is responsible for leading sales and channel initiatives for Sub-Saharan Africa.
Justin is a retail, tech, media and telecoms junkie and a lifelong fan of rugby, wine and long copy. Persuasion comes in many forms - subtlety is not his favourite and he defends the right to offend.
Justin Smith is head of the Woolworths Good Business Journey (Sustainability Programme). He is responsible for the strategy, structure and integration of sustainability across the retailer's business to deliver its over 200 targets across transformation, social development, environmental issues and climate change..
Kabelo Mekoa started on community radio early in 2009 at Motheo FM a community radio station in Bloemfontein Free State Province. Later he became Assistant Programming Manager at 104.
Karen Ashwin is the founder and MD of The Event Production Company, South Africa's event pioneer. Karen is considered one of the industry's leading personalities and has a track record of 20 years, with The Event Production Company having conceptualised and executed most of South Africa's largest, most significant, high profile and innovative events.
Karen De Lorenzo is the customer loyalty and engagement consultant at Truth, she helps clients to get closer to understanding their customers, and develops strategies to maximise the relationship.
She has over 12 years' experience working in CRM and Direct Marketing, gained across a mix of industries including: publishing, media, mobile, retail, entertainment, and automotive.
Karl Reed is Chief Marketing & Solutions Officer at Elingo.
An adventurous knowledge-junkie, Kat is curious about all things digital. She has moved into the digital marketing communications arena and is currently the in-house digital and communications specialist for chef school Capsicum CulinaryStudio.
With a degree in Business Management, Ms Stubbs joined Barloworld Logistics in 2002, prior to which she worked both locally and internationally. Following five years' experience as general manager marketing at Barloworld Logistics she was promoted to Executive: Marketing and has held that position for the past two years..
Kathi Clarke is an Industrial Psychologist, international award winning and certified ActionCOACH Business Coach and a business growth expert..
Kathleen Rice is a director in our Technology, Media and Telecommunications practice at Cliffe Dekker Hofmeyr. Her areas of expertise include electronic communications, broadcasting, information technology and data protection.
Katlego Ledimo is a young'un who enjoys reading and learning from others. She has an opinion and she will share it to avoid her brain from exploding.
Kay Schröder is director of Werth Schröder Inc, and is the senior counsel of the German Southern African Chamber of Commerce..
Kay Vittee is the CEO of Quest Staffing Solutions..
Keanan Reis is a communication consultant who develops solutions around New and Traditional Media, internal and external stakeholders. He is currently the Head of Strategy and MD for Ambigram Solutions.
Keenan Harduth is currently the head of Cerebra's Online Reputation Management (ORM) division. He is responsible for the team that monitors various brands online, by using various tools to track mentions online, extract insights and make strategic recommendations for content development and assisting in meeting media and business objectives.
Contributing Editor at Newsroom Media Content.
Keith Fenner is Senior Vice President of Sales for Africa, Softline Accpac and Sage MMD Africa..
Customer Experience Professional and Facilitator.
Founder of Kele Communications.
Kelly is a blogger by profession. She loves writing, reading and travelling.
Kenneth von Rauch is an SEO and web developer. He's confident that smart web solutions with just a bit of SEO can make the web a better place to be.
Founded in 1998, Joe Public is the largest 100% independently owned communications group in the country, a proudly South African company whose core focus is growing its clients and people. Joe Public was rated by Financial Mail's AdFocus as the 2012 Agency of the Year, by Finweek's AdReview as the 2013 Agency of the Year.
Kerry Evans is the MD of Quintica..
Kevin Bassett, a mobile communications specialist, is the founder and CEO of Floodgate Communications (2004). Floodgate (www.floodgate.co.za) specialises in mobile communication strategies that deliver solutions for marketing and advertising, corporate internal communications, call centres and customer queries.
Managing Director at Jacaranda FM.
Kevin Liebenberg is the Managing Director of Actuate; a position he has held for the past 4 years. Before his arrival at Actuate, Kevin spent 9 years with Nedbank in various positions including strategic marketing, client value propositions, sales management, CRM, organisational development, change management and leadership development.
Kevin Lourens is Chief Growth Officer at NATIVE VML and is responsible for client service and business development..
Kevin Phillips is the MD of idu Software. He is an entrepreneur who has built a successful business, and so has a solid understanding of the challenges and questions business owners face..
Kirsten Dinnes is a trainee associate at ENS (Edward Nathan Sonnenbergs) and has four years' experience. She practices as an attorney in the intellectual property department..
Kirsten Morgendaal is area director for Regus. She has been with Regus for eight years.
As an educator, public speaker and leader, Kirsty Chadwick has spent almost two decades involved in the field of education. Founder of The Training Room Online, which designs and develops innovative tailor-made e-learning material for the corporate, industrial and private sectors, Kirsty has trained, developed and inspired people across three continents..
Kobus Le Roux is national sales and marketing executive of Jasco Security Solutions..
Kobus consults to corporate clients on how to design, build and implement their own unique customer experience - especially branded experiences. His advanced strategies and solutions are crafted and developed using trusted brand-building methodologies.
Alternative critical thinker with a background in social research, project management and administration. An upcoming media research personality branching into reputation management with a penchant for Social Media.
Laura Chiweshe is a Content Manager at CREACHA - a full service Agency, where, with the rest of the CREACHAs, they have embarked on a journey to creatively change the world..
Candidate Attorney at Norton Rose.
Lauren LaFronz is a marketing director at Triple Point Technology. She possesses over 15 years of experience developing, managing, and executing marketing programs for organisations primarily in the high technology sector..
Lauren Ratcliffe is a strategic human resources consultant at The Fresh Group - a strategic human resources consultancy. She is extremely passionate and enthusiastic about communicating effectively with people, and empowering them to communicate even more effectively themselves.
Laurence Hillman is MD for 1Lifedirect.
Leana Engelbrecht is an associate in the Competition Practice at Cliffe Dekker Hofmeyr..
Chief Strategist at Inventors Kitchen. Twitter @Lebza1Mukansi.
Lee Hartman is a former banker turned entrepreneur. He is the Founder and CEO of Connecto, a mobile app that enables any business to connect with its customers to enhance loyalty, reduce churn and drive repeat sales..
Lee Helme is a copywriter and blogger for Pulling Rabbits Design & Advertising. When she's not loving words, she's loving dictionaries.
Account Manager at PR Expert.
Lehlogonolo (Lelo) Mbuli is a seasoned human capital professional with over 10 years experience in all facets of human resources management. He started his career as a talent sourcing (recruiter) consultant for leading consulting firms, and worked himself up to become one of the leading HR professionals involved in formulating HR policies, procedures and systems for SMME's, in-house talent strategy and business turn-around strategy..
Leigh Crymble is a keen language enthusiast with a master's degree in Applied English Language and Linguistics. Her interests lie in the field of media, marketing, and communication.
Project director at Added Value South Africa.
Lerisha Naidu is senior associate in the Competition Practice at Cliffe Dekker Hofmeyr. She has experience in various areas of prohibited practices and mergers and acquisitions within the broader rubric of competition law..
Leron began his expedition learning the ins and outs of all IT related businesses. With a background in information technology Leron believes that even the most sophisticated systems need good people to drive them.
After Leron entered the world of FMCG, branding and marketing, understanding the supply chain and related areas.
Lesley Donna Williams is founder and managing director of Impact Hub Johannesburg, a co-working space and accelerator for social entrepreneurs. She is also an Impact Hub Association board director, representing a network of over 40 hubs in major cities around the world.
Lew Geffen is co-founder of Lew Geffen Sotheby's International Realty..
Lewis Edward is one of the owners of The Office Providers. He is an expert in many fields, including virtual offices and office space for rent, and spends his free time by sharing his ideas through blogs and magazines..
Internet Guru at Carpe Diem Productions.
Passionate about technology and the Internet.
Lia Marus is the editor of HR Pulse, which is an online HR publication published by ITWeb. She has a BA in French, Italian and Linguistics from UCT, an MA in translation from Wits and a Postgraduate Diploma in Management from the Wits Business School.
Translator, content creator and editor, Linda Botha, has established herself firmly in the language services industry over the last 25 years. Her experience includes corporate and educational content development and publishing, and managing large document projects.
Linda Gibson is CEO at Ads24, Media24's newspaper and digital sales arm. She joined the company at the end of 2008.
Linda Trim is the marketing and sales director of Giant Leap. For more information, call Giant Leap on +27 (0)11 880 1490 or visit www.giantleap.co.za..
In a world where legitimate email senders are mistaken as spammers sneaking their way into the inbox, some describe Lindani Tshabangu as the "lawyer of the accused". Lindani is Everlytic's Reputation Manager and her zero spam tolerance translates really well into her personality.
Liza Bright is Brand Manager at Eveready. She looks after all the brand building and marketing of batteries.
Liza van Wyk is the CEO of AstroTech Training..
Lize de la Harpe obtained her LLB degree in 2005 from the University of Stellenbosch, whereafter she completed her articles and was admitted as an attorney. During 2008 she completed a CFP qualification from the University of the Free State and joined Metropolitan Asset Managers as their legal adviser.
Lize Mills is a senior lecturer in the Department of Private Law in the Faculty of Law at Stellenbosch University..
Lizette Anderson is the Coastal Radio Sales Director at Mediamark.
Llew Claasen is VP: Marketing at Clickatell.com, an online SMS mobile messaging gateway covering 869 networks in 223 countries and territories. He is a member of the CMO Council advisory board for Africa, the Forum to Advance the Mobile Experience global advisory board, the Customer Experience Board, and Mobile Marketing Association Research and Metrics Committee.
Lorrianne Cloete is the owner and founder of the Press Room, a Cape Town based boutique PR and marketing consultancy specialising within fashion and retail, as well as the founder and co-owner of Press Stick, an online content portal for the media industry. Contact her on tel +27(0)83 4482557, email moc.kcitssserp@ennairroL and follow @lorriannecloete on Twitter..
Louise Bick is head of Pro Bono Law at Werksmans Attorneys. She specialises in consumer rights, disability rights, children's rights, property rights and corporate governance for non-profit organisations.
Louise Robinson is Sales Director at CG Consulting..
Louise is currently the Director of PiCubed, a project management education and consultancy company based in Cape Town. With twenty years in a senior management role in the consultancy and education fields, sheis an expert in project and programme management.
Lucinda Boddy is MD of Livewired Public Relations.
Lucinde Rhoodie is a director in Cliffe Dekker Hofmeyr's Dispute Resolution practice. She is also a member of the Insolvency unit.
Formerly an industry head for Google UK, Luke Mckend is the country director for Google South Africa (www.google.com/Africa; google-africa.blogspot.com; @googleafrica; adwords.blogspot.com). For more, email moc.elgoog@sserp..
Luke Wingfield Digby is the founder and CEO of Total Send, an easy-to-use, low cost email marketing service. His experience lies in web development and affiliate marketing.
Lyndy van den Barselaar is the MD of Manpower Group South Africa..
A true geek at heart who lives and breathes mobile and digital, Lynette Hundermark, has been carving her chosen career in the IT sector for more than 10 years. Hundermark is currently Head of Product Strategy at one of South Africa's leading digital agencies, Prezence Digital, where she enjoys working in the constantly evolving mobile sphere to create award winning mobile products for a wide spectrum of clients across the financial, travel, and entertainment sectors.
Freelance Writer, Copy Editor at 10 Plus Media.
Managing Executive of The Fish & Chip Co.
Anthropologist Marcela Ospina Salcedo (www.marcelaospina.com) specialises in helping brands understand consumers from a cultural viewpoint. By using ethnography and drawing from neuropsychological principles, she advises on developing marketing plans, launching new products, and innovating communications strategies.
Marcus Stephens is general manager at Howzit MSN
As general manager of Howzit MSN - a division of Kagiso Media - he overseas the strategic growth and day-to-day running of one of South Africa's largest Web portals.
Stephens has more than 18 years of experience in advertising and publishing across new and traditional media..
Heads up éclat Marketing in South Africa.
Nearly 10 years experience in high tech public relations/marketing - in both B2B and B2C.
Maria has excellent media and analyst contacts in both the UK, where she has been a resident for 11 years, as well as here in South Africa..
Marie Rocher is a Durban freelance writer with extensive media experience. She heads up MARIE ROCHER COPYWRITING, a boutique content agency which focuses on producing outstanding branded content with a strong emphasis on SEO for web and social media..
Marie Yossava, founder and owner of Grapevine Communications, embarked on a PR/ communications career more than a decade ago. In the past eight years she has built a solid media relations consultancy, which focuses exclusively on media relations.
Marie's strength lies in her well-established relationships with editors and journalists across all mediums.
Marion Scher (www.mediamentors.co.za) is an award-winning journalist, lecturer, media trainer and consultant with 25 years' experience in the industry. For more of her writing, go to her Bizcommunity profile or to Twitter @marionscher..
I am a Communications Practitioner who specialises in publicity and media liaison. I see myself as a natural networker, which enables me to build and maintain solid relationships with both the media and my client.
Director in Cliffe Dekker Hofmeyr's Dispute Resolution practice who focuses on general commercial litigation..
Mark Corke is senior negotiator at Suitegum..
Mark Gray is head of Graylink. His vision to re-engineer recruitment using a combination of traditional marketing principals and digital technologies was realised when he founded Graylink in 2002.
Mark Hawkins is Operations Director at Bluegrass Digital. After 7 years in the UK working for eCommerce leader PhotoBox, he returned to SA in 2010 and has been responsible for the overall management and delivery of the client services, project management, and development teams..
My knowledge and enthusiasm for the digital world enables me to think creatively and challenge briefs. My passion is strategy and showing how digital can open new opportunities for clients.
Coming from a Public Relations background, Mark is a devoted enthusiast of the internet. As a wordsmith, consultant and marketer, he aims to bring your ideas to life and attract the attention your organisation deserves.
Mark Zeller is the Group Marketing Assistant at Ogilvy & Mather South Africa: "I am a brand obsessed millennial; and love big ideas, marketing and social media. I am passionate about the creative communications business, continuously learning at O&M, curious about the world, and chasing a dream.".
Martin Ferreira is executive head of Technical Operations at Jasco Networks.
Martin Kingdon is Strategy Director at Visualfusion. He has been involved in marketing at retail and shopper insight in South Africa through Visualfusion, the in-store specialist below the line agency, applying global knowledge where applicable, to the diverse South African market..
Matona Sakupwanya is GM of the Radio Advertising Bureau of South Africa (RABSA; www.rab.co.za; @RABSouthAfrica). She is passionate about championing the medium of radio and helping marketers, media and creative agencies to better understand and harness the power of the medium for their brands.
Matt Harris is a content writer at Feel Good Contacts Lenses. Matt has great experience in human resource services and has worked as an HR advisor for a large IT company.
Matt Rose, avid trend watcher passionate about SA's people, is a senior strategic planner with Promise Brand Specialists (JHB) , specializing in market research, shopper marketing, behavioral psychology. He brings a grounded, often controversial approach to uncovering consumer insights.
Matt Rowles is Head of Copy at Human.Kind Advertising. Follow @humankind_SA on Twitter..
Matthew is Head of Media at NATIVE. He is addicted to everything and anything digital.
Matthew Gray is client service director at cloud based e-recruitment company, Graylink. Passionate about the growth of digital and its role in rapidly changing business processes, Matthew has been at the forefront of solutions delivery, driving recruiting process change to Graylink's customer base, since the inception of the business in 2003..
Matthew Jankelow is the CEO of VentureWeb, which began as a digital agency, and now is establishing itself as a leading supplier of outsourced marketing services to global clients..
Mbali Ndandani is a communications professional with experience in brand, corporate, sponsorship and CSI communications with clients such as Hyundai, Kagiso Trust, Castrol and MTN. Contact Mbali on moc.liamg@inadnadnktm or follow @MbaliNdandani on Twitter..
Meg began her career as a marketing and sales executive for the Protea Hotels group in 2003. Meg left Protea in 2008 to join an international accounting and auditing firm called BDO and is currently responsible for the coordination of all the marketing and business development activities within the Durban office as well as a number of national marketing campaigns..
Melissa Baird is a sustainability communication strategist at Ogilvyearth South Africa whose career has included multi-faceted marketing communications campaigns in traditional advertising, interactive television, web based marketing and book and magazine publishing..
Melita Steele is a climate and energy campaigner for Greenpeace Africa..
Melody Maker is a digital strategist at Acceleration Media.
Melvyn Lloyd has a BBA (Bachelor of Business Administration) degree from UNISA. He joined Glacier by Sanlam in 2008 as a client services consultant.
is the Managing Director at Slick Branding and Media, a boutique agency specialising in marketing/branding solutions, and media brands. He is a former marketing manager for radio, tv and print brands..
Mia Botha facilitates for Writers Write. She is also a novelist, a ghost writer, and the winner of the Mills & Boon Voice of Africa Competition..
Michael Bromley is a director in the Corporate and Commercial practice at Cliffe Dekker Hofmeyr. Michael has practised as an admitted attorney for 22 years and for the last 15 years has practised commercial law specialising in the property and hospitality and leisure sectors.
Head of search and web analytic's at Acceleration Media..
Michael Wood is co-founder and Director of Aperio, a business consulting company focused on the FMCG space in South and Sub Saharan Africa. Michael has many years international experience where he held the positions of Marketing Director, Sales Director & Managing Director with the Gillette company and Procter & Gamble..
Michele is Head of Marketing at Futuregrowth Asset Management. She has worked in the marketing environment within the financial services industry for over 20 years and enjoys managing a brand that fosters the principles of Good Money, ie sustainable business and social practices..
Michelle Dickens is the MD of The Tenant Profile Network (TPN)..
Michelle Francis is CEO and founder of Tradeway. She is passionate about experiential execution, compliance, ROMI and development of the youth for the formal job sector.
Michelle Strauss heads up the social media team at Hoopla Creative, a Johannesburg-based full-service digital agency. As social media strategist, her focus lies in the development of strategies to improve brand presence, to enhance traditional marketing activities, to improve client services and to obliterate social media stigmas in her path.
Mike Freedman is founder of Freedthinkers (www.freedthinkers.com) which has offices in Johannesburg and Cape Town. Freedthinkers works with clients in the private & public sectors to understand what is, discover what can be & reach clarity on how to get there.
Mike Jarvis is CEO of OverSight Solutions..
Mike le Plastrier is the managing director of Invensys Operations Management Southern Africa. Email Mike at az.oc.hoe@reirtsalPeL.ekiM..
Mike Perk is the Managing Director of World Wide Creative, a web marketing agency based in Cape Town, Johannesburg and London. Mike has been on the lecture circuit talking about search engine marketing since 2003, and is famous for pulling people up on stage and shamelessly adorning them with multiple props..
Mike Silver is the founder of Stretch Experiential Marketing (www.stretchexp.com), a Cape Town-based experiential agency specialising in concept development and activations for national campaigns. Contact Mike via moc.pxehcterts@ekim, tel +27 (0)21 802 1344 and facebook.com/stretchexp, and follow @stretchmike on Twitter..
Mike Taberner is a Partner and Director at Brandesign, a brand development company. He consults on brand development and marketing channels to be used by clients.
Mike van Alphen is national manager of Rawson Finance..
Mitchell Barker is the founder and managing director of www.whichvoip.co.za, which provides a central view of all the credible VoIP operators in South Africa. Under his leadership, the site has expanded to include hosted PBX and Connectivity operators, and has grown into a VoIP and Hosted PBX information resource in sub-Saharan Africa..
Mongezi Mtati (@Mongezi) is the founding MD of WordStart (www.wordstart.co.za). Apart from being a kite-boarding and sandboarding adventurer, Mongezi connects companies and brands with measurable word-of-mouth through young African influencers at WordStart.
Account Director at marcusbrewster, and bureau chief for Johannesburg..
Chief Consultative Sales Officer at Consultative Sales Academy - I work with highly motivated individuals and organisations to create success by utilizing a consultative sales approach. Contact details: website: www.consultativesalesacademy.net | Twitter @monikadago | LinkedIn.
Mpumelelo Madikane is an independent legal consultant with a BA(Law) and LLB (Wits). His interests lie in the fields of corporate law, regulatory affairs, compliance, risk assessments and research..
Mvelase Peppetta, a graduate of the University of Cape Town, holds a degree in Social Sciences majoring in Politics and History. He currently works at Irvine Bartlett whilst continuing to write on a freelance basis.
Nandkishor Buty is CEO of Ogilvy & Mather Africa (www.ogilvyafrica.com). He has been in advertising and marketing for the past two decades, initially in India and then in Kenya, Tanzania and other markets in Africa.
Naseem Javed, recognised as a world authority on corporate image and global name identities, is a harsh critic of casual and accidental naming. He is a dynamic speaker on corporate image and branding issues, and is also the author of Naming for Power and Domination, the GTLD Name Game.
I've been in media marketing for (what feels like) ages. I believe that internal communication is as important as talking to your clients/ suppliers.
Natalie is a sub-editor at Bizcommunity. She studied a BA Honours in English and an LLB, and is a qualified attorney..
Madhav is completing a Master's Degree in Educational Technology. She is a Head of Programme in IT at the Independent Institute of Education, responsible for researching current industry trends and incorporating these into curriculum development.
Natasha McClymont is MD of Fresh Brand Activation, a Cape-based agency specialising in below-the-line marketing boasting clients such as Three Ships Whisky, CapeNature and BP. Contact details: website www.freshba.co.za | Facebook page WeAreFreshAM.
Neal Bricker has accumulated a significant amount of experience in the telecoms industry over the course of his career. He is also a writer who crafts useful pieces aimed at empowering enterprises with the information they need to make informed decisions ahead of major tech procurement drives..
Neil Cameron is area GM, Johnson Controls of Building Efficiency Africa..
Neil Kirby is director: health care and life sciences law of Werksmans. He is the chair of the Medicine and Law Committee of the International Bar Association.
Ness Garcia is Community Manager at Make A Website..
Nicholas Owsley is an Assistant Project Manager at Fetola. He recently graduated with an Honours Degree in Politics, Philosophy and Economics and has been published in the Sowetan, Engineering News, Business Report, and others..
Nicholas Preston is a senior associate in the Employment practice at Cliffe Dekker Hofmeyr, specialising in employment law and litigation. He has a Master's Degree in Labour Law, and appears in the CCMA, Bargaining Councils, Labour Court and High Court.
Nick Durrant is MD at Bluegrass Digital. He spent 15 years in UK working in delivering digital platforms for brand campaigns and companies and is now doing the same based out of the Cape Town office working with the company's South African and global client base..
Nick Muller is a director in Cliffe Dekker Hofmeyr's Dispute Resolution practice. Nick has over 30 years' experience in all forms of court litigation and dispute resolution involving all aspects of South African and international law, including, among others, all forms of construction disputes, brand protection and product liability.
Nico Coetzee is executive: business development of PPS Investments..
Nico Humphries is an attorney and conveyancer at Michalowsky, Geldenhuys & Humphries..
Nicolas De Sousa is Marketing Director at Traditional Brands. A master of Marketing and Business Administration with varied international experience within internationally recognized corporations adds a clear backing of experience within his favoured fields within retail and marketing, PR management, logistics and finance.
Nicole Paulsen is associate, tax of Cliffe Dekker Hofmeyr..
Nicole Velleman is strategy analyst at Yellowwood Future Architects. She completed a Bachelor of Arts degree in Film and Media Production at UCT, and went on to do her Honours degree in Brand Leadership at Vega School of Brand Leadership in 2011.
Staying true to her passion, Nicole's journey formally started at the University of Cape Town when she graduated with a Business Science degree with Honours in Marketing. Being intrigued by the approach of Unconventional Wisdom and Nicole's goal of being challenged on a daily basis led her to Yellowwood in 2011, where she goes back to her puzzle building roots, solving business and marketing problems as a Strategist..
Nicolle Harding is Africa Country Manager at BuzzCity. She has spent the last nine years working in the industry both locally and abroad.
Nina is a creative type by nature and passionate about changing the world through music, design and writing. She studied a Journalism degree majoring in Linguistics and Journalism (specialising in Communication Design) at Rhodes University.
I am the owner and sole editor of the 2012 Eat Out Award-winning blog, My Easy Cooking. I am also the brand ambassador for Philips South Africa and gives prime exposure to many other companies.
Nitesh Devanand is a Dell Consumer Product Specialist at DCC. He is passionate about IT and technology and pursued his passion by studying IT Software Development at the Durban University of Technology..
Niteske Marshall is the managing director of Network Recruitment, a division of the AdvTech Group..
Niven Perumal is product manager of Vox Telecom..
Nivin is a marketer for over 12 years. His basic forte lies in building from scratch, startup and small business consulting.
Nkululeko Mthethwa is a developer at Bizcommunity..
Noëleen Bruto is marketing manager at Tsogo Sun, a hotels, gaming and entertainment company in South Africa..
Nomonde Njilo is a candidate attorney in the Employment Law Department at Garlicke & Bousfield Inc..
Nonkululeko Gobodo is the executive chairman of SizweNtsalubaGobodo..
I have been in Cape Town since 2003 to pursuit my dream of becoming an entrepreneur. I founded Mesong Web Design & Marketing Solutions, which offers web design and development, graphic design, marketing consulting and supply of marketing material.
African global communicator Nonye Mpho Omotola is the managing partner of Obaika Consulting South Africa (www.obaikaconsulting.com), focusing on increasing FDI for businesses across Africa. Victor Obaika is principal partner of law firm Obaika & Company and executive chairman of ad agency The Firehouse Africa; TV and radio production company Que Films Productions; and business advisory firm Obaika Consulting.
Olga Meshoe is a transformation facilitator and manager at Transcend Corporate Advisors..
Oresti Patricios, CEO of the OrnicoGroup (www.ornico.co.za), has been in the media information business for over 25 years. He has an MBA from the Gordon Institute of Business Science (GIBS) and a huge body of brand knowledge and experience, which he brings to the brand intelligence offered by the company.
Having graduated from UCT with a Bachelor of Architecture, Ori Saban's passion for the built environment and renewable energy together with his keen eye for aesthetics saw him join his father at AGS Solar as chief architect and managing director. Ori's hands-on approach sees him doing designs and installations as well as strict quality control on site..
Paddy Hartdegen has been working as a journalist and writer for the past 40 years since his first article was published in the Sunday Tribune when he was just 16-years-old. He has written 12 books, edited a plethora of business-to-business publications and written for most of the major newspapers in South Africa..
Trish Pichulik, managing director of P and P Communications, has been in the industry for over 30 years, having worked across most business sectors over this period. Trish established P and P as a founding member during the mid-1980s, and acquired Medialine, a dedicated business-to-business agency in the early 1990s, which she later merged into the P and P stable..
Patrick Forbes is a professional assistant in the Litigation Department at Garlicke & Bousfield. Email his at email@example.com..
Patrick Lacy is the CEO of Printing Industries Federation of Southern Africa..
Paul Anderson is a software consultant based out in California. For over five years he has been offering CRM consultation services to a wide market.
Paul holds a B.Sc in Electronic Engineering from the University of Natal and a Masters in Business Administration (MBA) from the University of Pretoria, as well as completing the Programme in Business Communication from the University of South Africa Centre for Business Management. He has more than two decades of experience in the telecommunications and technology space..
Paul Fick is the divisional MD of Jasco Enterprise. He became a part of the Jasco Group in 2010 with the merger of Spescom and Jasco.
I am a legal strategist specialising in digital marketing, Internet and digital content. My work entails identifying legal and compliance risks; helping my clients better understand the impact these risks may have on their businesses and developing enabling frameworks to address these risks and support my clients' objectives.
I am rediscovering the world through my children's eyes..
Paul Scott is the editor and publisher of Mzansi Life. He previously held a number of senior positions at international based media such as Guardian Technology, Channel 4 News and IT Computer Weekly.
Paul is a content publisher predominantly for the African travel trade. He was previously editor of Africa Geographic's interactive travel magazine Safari and blogs, and now writes and consults to businesses interested in creating a professional media presence online - something entirely achievable with the publishing tools of today.
Perry Hutton, regional director of Fortinet for Africa, comes from an accounting background and has spent the last 22 years in IT, the last 10 of which have been in IT security specifically. Contact him at moc.tenitrof@nottuhp..
Founder and CEO at Gloo.
Pete joined Stretch in 2011 after working in experiential marketing in the UK with the likes of Cadburys, Transport For London & Coca Cola. Stretch is a specialist experiential marketing agency developing strategies and concepts for national execution.
A sales veteran with over 30 years of experience, Peter Gilbert is MD of HR Chally SA (www.challysa.co.za), an international sales consulting company specialising in talent management and recruitment. He is passionate about sales as a profession and the identification of real sales talent who can really sell! Email him at az.oc.asyllahc@retep.
Peter Harvey is the MD of PayGate. Leading through integrity, with more than 26 years in IT and payment processing, Peter is a master when it comes to creating solutions to clients' exact requirements.
Peter Mann is a founder of Meropa Communications (www.meropa.co.za) and has been CEO since 1989. He worked for most of South Africa's major newspapers as journalist for 15 years before that.
Peter Morey is highly regarded as one of SA's leading event, corporate and celebrity photographers. Peter has spent the past 23 years channelling his professional expertise in numerous fields.
Peter Shepherd is partner and principal hydrologist in the Johannesburg office of SRK Consulting (SA)..
Peter Townshend is managing director of Know More Waste, the environmental consultancy division of Know More. Know More is the research and consultancy arm of workplace specialists, Giant Leap.
Petros Kondos is a CRM, mobile media and customer communications specialist. He has extensive experience making cost-effective CRM work for a range of industries specialising in retail and the financial services space.
CEO and founder of Piilo Software, Phil Lötter has 18 years experience in international business consulting, technology, and business management with work experience in USA, South Africa, Spain, Germany, United Kingdom, France, Zimbabwe and Saudi Arabia. Email Phil at moc.erawtfosoliip@lihP..
A Digital Marketer by default, dreamed of changing the world through words when he was younger and in matric learned that this was called copywriting. Is a qualified Marketing Practitioner of South Africa (MPSA) having been admitted by the Chartered Marketing Council of South Africa.
Phindiwe Nkosi has several years of writing experience coupled by post graduate studies from the University of Pretoria. Her experience ranges from working as a journalist (newspapers and magazines), travel writer, speech writer, marketing and communications manager, editor, blogger and ghost writer.
Pia Harvey is a director in the competition practice at Cliffe Dekker Hofmeyr. Pia has been involved in several high profile competition matters including complaints of alleged collusion between competitors, excessive pricing and exclusionary abuses of dominance and several opposed mergers.
Business development manager at Kagiso Media
Pierre Cassuto looks after growing the Kagiso New Media business via innovation, strategic initiatives and partnerships. Relatively new to the world of publishing, he gained extensive experience in both marketing and advertising while working for Ogilvy in Paris and then Johannesburg.
Pieter Steyn is a director at Werksmans Attorneys..
Portia Sokkie is a Human Resources professional who has been in the working world since 1998 and has over 13 years human resource experience. Her industry proficiency ranges from banking, insurance, entertainment industry, consulting, health care and NGO.
Prakash Patel, currently CEO at one of South Africa's leading digital agencies Prezence Digital, one, has more than 23 years of international and local integrated marketing experience. Patel has more than a decade of digital experience which includes Strategic Planning, Integrated Marketing (online ad offline), Social Media Planning and Execution, CRM/eCRM, Website and Mobisite Design & Build, as well Data Planning and Analysis.
President Ntuli is business critical systems manager of HP Enterprise Group, South Africa..
Priyesh Modi is director of Bowman Gilfillan..
Professor Owen Dean is a former partner and chairman of Spoor & Fisher, specialist intellectual property solicitors, and holds the chair of intellectual property law at Stellenbosch University..
Professor Willie van der Westhuizen is an expert in the field of trusts and co-author of Wills and Trusts, a LexisNexis publication. He is a director and practicing attorney and specialises in Trust Law and Holistic Estate Planning.
I'm a freelance writer, where my office is my bedroom and my platform is the World Wide Web. I'm still interested in the marketing game, but I get involved as a pen-monkey from behind my laptop.
Quentin Joubert is the product manager at Cellfind, a subsidiary of Blue Label Telecoms.
Rachel Chilson is a Marketing Communications Coordinator at Sajan, a leading language translation services company with offices around the globe..
Rachel Greenberg is site editor for My VoIP Provider, based in San Diego, in the United States. She writes about technology, telecoms, and the VoIP industry..
Rachel Sikwane is a senior associate at Edward Nathan Sonnenbergs (ENS) and has six years' experience as an attorney in the intellectual property department. She specialises in trademark and copyright litigation, domain name disputes, company and close corporation name objections, ASA disputes as well as passing-off and unlawful competition matters.
Rachel believes in going the extra mile for her clients. One of the things she recommends is checking the minor updates to the Google algorithms to get the advantage over your competitors.
Ramiz Islam is a professional writer at Wholesale Pages, who loves to share his expertise about marketing trends for wholesale business. He has been working in the wholesale business sector for many years and has a deep interest in wholesale market, investing trends and international business management.
Ramon Pereira is candidate attorney of Schindlers Attorneys, Notaries & Conveyancers..
I am fascinated by the never ending pursuit to understand human behaviour and translating this knowledge into actionable insights that can be used advertisers and marketers..
CEO at Arctic Circle Brand Institute.
Reuben Yonatan is a VoIP enthusiast at GetVoIP.com, and a self-professed web surfer by night. Equipped with an extensive background in ecommerce, blogging and online media, striving to make the web a better place.
Riaan Pietersen is the CMO of Tele-Enterprise..
Richard Gray is CEO of Harcourts Real Estate South Africa..
Richard Marcus is a director in the Dispute Resolution practice of Cliffe Dekker Hofmeyr, as well as a member of its Insolvency Unit. Richard has extensive experience in various aspects of corporate and commercial litigation, including urgent applications and arbitrations, including company and contract law disputes, insolvency and business rescue, and intellectual property.
Richard Mullins is the director at Acceleration. He opened Acceleration's Johannesburg office in 2000 and has played an instrumental role in the growth of Acceleration in South Africa..
Richard Rayne is the Managing Director of iLearn, a national specialist provider of ONSITE instructor-led and ONLINE e-learning training methodologies..
Rihana Hoosain has been with MWEB for nearly four years and heads up the Product division for MWEB Connect. She has a Bachelor of Commerce with majors in Finance and Economics, and is responsible for the overall product strategy for the Consumer and Small Business division.
Rob Baker is a semi-retired investment actuary who spends his time running South Africa Travel Online (www.southafrica.to) and doing freelance writing..
Rob Cooper is a tax expert and director of legislation updates and proposed legislation of Sage VIP..
Rob Lith is the Director of Connection Telecom. ICT Industry aficionado and internet specialist, he has been involved in the industry for the last 20 years.
Strategy Analyst at Yellowwood.
Robert Volker is an Editorial Content Developer at GetSmarter, an online education company, where he assists with the content development of numerous short courses such as University of Cape Town Internet Marketing short course and the University of Cape Town Project Administration short course. Contact details: tel +27 (0) 21 447 7565 | website www.getsmarter.co.za.
Rod Baker is Content Director at Bizcommunity.com. A journalist since before computers, he worked on a wide range of magazines and, in his youth, rose through the ranks from being a lowly and abused sub-editor, to a high and still abused editor and publisher.
Content Director at Bizcommunity.com.
Roelof Louw is cloud expert at T-Systems in South Africa..
Roger Metcalfe is a writer with special interests in the psychology of relationships, the environment, technology and medicine. He is an ex-diplomat, former TV producer and currently runs his own business in the field of alternative energy solutions.
Rolf Akermann is Managing Director at BrandKey. He graduated from Stellenbosch University with a BComm in 1978.
Ronald Bach, Business Unit Director at one of South Africa's leading digital agencies, Prezence Digital, is responsible for the business delivery team servicing clients and driving new business opportunities. He previously held postions at 24.com, the last of which was being responsible for the Mobile strategy for 24.com..
Ronald Ennik is the founder and CEO of Ennik Estates..
Ros Siddle is the Marketing & Loyalty Research Manager at Truth, a boutique consulting business specialising in customer centricity and customer loyalty programmes. Ros holds a degree in Human Resource Management majoring in Industrial Psychology from Stellenbosch University.
Rose Setshoge's wealth of talent includes marketing, communications, journalism, advertising and research. She completed a media planning course at the AAA School of Advertising.
Ross Pennell is area manager for deVere Investments South Africa, Cape Town. He is a fellow of the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (FCCA) and a member of the Chartered Institute for Securities & Investment (MCSI).
Rowan Belchers is the founder and CEO of The Fresh Group, a boutique consultancy specialising in the development of people - primarily in the corporate sector..
Rowan Forster is director of ENS' IP department..
Rudi Greyling is Chief Technology Officer and Innovation Director, Avanade South Africa.
Ruth is the production manager at Bizcommunity, as well as a co-editor and contributor to the BizLifestyle entertainment section; BizLounge. moc.ytinummoczib@htur.
Ruth Steyn is Editorial Content Developer at GetSmarter, an online education company. She is the primary content developer for the part-time University of Cape Town Public Relations short course, and assists with the writing of numerous other short courses.
Executive head of sales at Cinemark (www.cinemark.co.za), Ryan Williams has a Psychology and English degree and was previously the group MD at Nota Bene. He has served on the AMASA committee, has judged PICA, Roger Garlick and AdFocus awards, and has lectured at AAA, Vega, UJ and the Red and Yellow School.
Ryland Fisher has more than 30 years of experience in the media industry as an editor, journalist, columnist, author, senior manager and executive..
Saijil Singh is the lead analyst of Coface..
Sajidha Gamieldien is a Senior Associate at Intellectual Property law firm Adams & Adams. Her practice areas include trade mark prosecution: local and foreign trade mark searches, filings and prosecution; litigation relating to trade marks, passing-off, unlawful competition, advertising complaints and company and close corporation name objections..
Samantha Brener is a candidate attorney in the Dispute Resolution Practice at Cliffe Dekker Hofmeyr..
Samantha Matthew is an investment analyst at Glacier by Sanlam..
Managing Director and Owner at Watt Communications. az.oc.snoitacinummocttaw@ahtnamaS Twitter @wattisup.
Samantha Wright currently manages the marketing portfolio of an international engineering firm while also consulting and freelancing for niche market SMEs in the brand journalism and content marketing fields. Her passion lies in giving people the tools to "do it themselves".
Samkelisiwe Dlalisa is a PR and social media community manager at MegaVision Media. She is a young professional who is determined to take all of South Africa's business online, one social media platform at a time.
Samuel Seeff is chairman of Seeff..
Sandra Roberts is Writing Unit Manager at the Institute for the Advancement of Journalism. Follow @SandraRoberts_ on Twitter..
Sanele Mgaga is a media strategist at SABC Radio Airtime Sales. He has been a strategist for just over two years.
Santhiran Naidoo is an investment analyst at Glacier by Sanlam..
Sara Butchart is Strategy Director at Kaelo..
Sarah Britten is a freelance strategist and writer based in Johannesburg. Having worked on brands from Standard Bank, Wimpy and Kulula to MTN and SARS, she now focuses on social media and content strategy.
Sarah Doody is user experience consultant and designer who specializes in product and brand development. She is passionate about helping teams use the power of storytelling to turn their ideas into thoughtful product experiences.
DR Sean McCoy, MD and founding member of HKLM, is a prominent figure in the branding arena with his expertise centred on client service, brand strategy and business development. Sean has been chairperson for the Brand Council of South Africa for this past year.
Sean Paine is an IT professional with more than 13 years' experience in strategic IT consulting, project management, software development, security, application architecture and data warehouse design. He joined EnterpriseWorx in 2009 and is responsible for operations, also working with clients as a project manager and BI consultant.
Selvin Kristnen is the managing director of Avaya South Africa. He brings more than 30 years of sales and executive management experience to the team at Avaya South Africa..
Shan Radcliffe is the head of content for Bizcommunity Retail.
Shane Chorley is Vox Telecom Executive Head of Network and Operations.
Shauneen Procter is Managing Partner of Idea Engineers Advertising & PR agency..
Shehryar Qureshi is a leading professional writer who likes to write about facts and real estate trends for property investors. He has been working in the real estate sector for many years and has been sharing his knowledge about investing trends for properties in international property management..
Sid Peimer has established himself as one of the great adventurers in the field of strategic planning..
Siddharth is a business development manager at Everlytic and an enthusiastic blogger. He has a passion for meeting diverse people and travelling to new places, learning about different cultures.
Simon Griffiths is product and industry marketing consultant of SYSPRO..
Simone Tal is the Brand Manager for Demographica, South Africa's leading digital direct marketing company. Demographica's goal is to provide companies with a results-driven advertising solution by directly communicating with targeted consumers via email and SMS.
Simone is responsible for all marketing and brand management, including media communication and event management.
Sindy Peters (@sindylp) is Group Head: Content at Bizcommunity.com. She can be reached at moc.ytinummoczib@ydnis..
Siobhan Viljoen is a partner at Shepstone & Wylie and a contributory author of the LexisNexis Practical Guidance Labour Law Practice Area which provides regularly updated digital content on labour law issues. Email her at az.oc.eilyw@neojliv..
Stefano Contardo is developments executive at Improvon, a company that specialises in creating tailor-made building solutions suited to the specific needs of businesses looking for office, industrial and warehousing space..
Stella Robinsons, born and raised in Philadelphia. Interested in ways to make income from home.
Stephanie Houslay is General Manager at Acceleration Media. She leads the company's growth in the Western Cape region and she has extensive experience in managing global and local multichannel accounts across industries as diverse as fast-moving consumer goods, pharmaceuticals and telecoms, and is passionate about branding, strategic communications, social marketing and business sustainability..
Stephen Grootes is political reporter for Eyewitness News (www.ewn.co.za) and contributing editor for Business Day (www.businessday.co.za). He used to write for The Daily Maverick (www.thedailymaverick.co.za).
Stephen Sandmann is an SEO Strategist at Neo@Ogilvy, a division of Ogilvy & Mather South Africa. He has a keen interest in everything digital..
Steve Cragg is CEO of the Buchanan Group Africa, India & Middle East, Turkey and Brazil, which recently developed and launched HomeTesterClub.com in South Africa, India and Australia. After first working in the Australian office, Cragg returned to SA and set up the African office.
Steve Ferguson is an attorney who specialises in the field of intellectual property and IT law. Steve has been involved in the tech and media industries since 2003 and has helped a number of exciting businesses, including Bizcommunity, navigate the legal issues facing them in the digital age..
Steve Maxwell is the director of Coal & Mineral Supply Chain Solutions at Triple Point Technology..
In a career spanning almost of a quarter of a century, Steven Cohen has only ever worked for one company. The company is today called Sage Pastel and was founded with partners Ivan Epstein and Alan Osrin in 1989.
Struan Campbell is the Co-founder and strategic director of Levergy, a communications agency specialising in the leveraging of sport and entertainment properties that deliver results. He is passionate about creative sponsorship that makes a difference.
Stuart Gardiner is a director at Werksmans Attorneys..
Styli Charalambous is the CEO of the Daily Maverick and a chartered accountant by profession..
Su-Mari Du Bruyn is co-founder of the company Adapt To Change. She is a qualified HR practitioner and logistics specialist and is passionate about Continuous Improvement and people development..
Subhash Chandra is an SEO & Social Media Consultant at TisIndia, in Noida (UP), India. TIS India is a leading web design development and social media marketing company offers innovative web solutions to world-wide clients..
Sue Disler has more than 20 years of experience in the advertising and marketing as a designer (and sometimes coder), art director and strategist, the last 16 largely dedicated to digital. Currently, she is general manager of digital at John Brown South Africa.
Sue Northam is a curious Capetonian with a desire to discover and capture stories of innovative and inspiring projects and people. She explores initiatives that are impactful and making a difference in her city.
Sue Reuther is principal environmental consultant of SRK Consulting..
Brand activist, Susan Peimer is a marketing strategist and consultant who work on creative solutions around new and traditional media..
Suzanne Patterson is a staff development professional, accomplished trainer, coach and facilitator. With more than 15 years' experience in helping teams, managers and individuals work toward their potential, Suzanne believes personal development need not come at the expense of bottom-line considerations, or vice versa.
Talifhani Munzhedzi is a deputy station manager at UNISA Radio. The radio station strives to be amongst the few if not only campus radio stations to provide the talk radio format to students and staff.
Chief Marketing Officer at the Integr8 Group.
Tamlyn McPherson is a copywriter at human.kind. She is a Copywriting graduate from the Red and Yellow School of Advertising, prior to which she completed a Bachelor of Arts degree from the University of Cape Town, majoring in English, Media and Film.
Tanya Lochner is in Fiduciary Services at Glacier by Sanlam..
Tara Turkington is the CEO of Flow Communications (www.flowsa.com), one of the country's top communications companies. Follow her on Twitter at @taraturk1..
Tasneem has a diverse career spanning marketing, human resources and social and enterprise development. She has a BA in human resources management and communications from the University of Johannesburg and is a certified trainer and assessor.
Tatenda Chiweshe is the CEO of Media Trace, a specialised outdoor media insights company operating across Africa. Contact Tatenda on +27 (0)74 839 7440 or email him on ten.ecartaidem@adnetat..
Team AfriKens, Peter Olivier and Warren Harding, are a couple of Kens that want to give a little back by participating in this year's Put Foot Rally. We want to utilise our mad digital, creative and marketing skills to promote the Put Foot foundation and help them raise enough money to continue their good will in Africa.
Ted Leonhardt currently assists companies in the US and UK by offering the seminar "Negotiating Success," and business consulting services covering: acquisitions, strategic positioning, partner communications, sales and marketing..
Tendani Mantshimuli is consumer economist of Liberty Life..
Entrepreneur, passionately obsessive about the art & science of brand communication, resource mobilisation and business.Love family, wildlife, travel and reading..
Brand activist, owner of %ff the shelf marketing (offtheshelf.co.za), Afrophile, designer, reporter, promoter, forecaster, Bizcommunity.com creative director at large. A regular contributor of events coverage and opinion, she is happy to provide coverage of any industry event you care to name.
Teryl Schroenn is the CEO of Accsys.
Thamsanqa Malinga is a communications specialist. His industry career spans 8 years focusing on internal communications, media relations, strategy development and implementation, as well as campaign management.
She spends most of her days working out how to give customers the best experience possible from her client's products. This includes the process and system flows, interaction design and information architecture.
Theresa Wright is Partner, Trade Mark attorney at Adams & Adams. She has a BA and LLB from University of Stellenbosch, a graduate Diploma in Law (IP) from Monash University and a LLM (specialising in IP law) from UNISA.
Thina Siwendu is director in the corporate and commercial practice of Cliffe Dekker Hofmeyr..
Thomas Kolster is the author of Goodvertising (Thames & Hudson 2012; (Goodvertising.info; Facebook), founder of the Goodvertising Agency (Goodvertisingagency.com) and the world's first collaborative communication platform dedicated to sustainability: WhereGoodGrows (Wheregoodgrows.com; Facebook). He hails from Copenhagen, Denmark, and has spent some time in South Africa.
Thomas Oosthuizen is a marketing and brand strategist (www.drthomasbrand.co.za) who focuses on helping clients achieve greater marketing and brand success by spending less, for which he has devised his own methodologies. He has consulted widely to major companies across Africa and the Middle East and holds a doctorate in marketing communications.
Tiffany Markman is a highly opinionated freelance copywriter, copy editor and writing trainer who has worked for over 180 clients in South Africa and across the world. She is an EMPOWERDEX-certified EME who hates misplaced apostrophes and dangling modifiers but loves pizza and pina coladas.
Tim Hill is a Publicist, Brand Manager and Co-owner at Tuned In Publicity (www.tunedinpublicity.co.za), a full service public relations consultancy specialising in building and maintaining positive reputation capital for South African artists and bands. Contact Tim on az.oc.yticilbupnidenut@mit.
Tim Wyatt-Gunning is CEO at Web Africa.
Tiny Carroll has over 20 years' experience in estate, tax and financial planning for clients. Prior to becoming an estate planning specialist at Glacier Financial Solutions, he was a senior legal analyst at Old Mutual.
Tinyiko Maswanganye is a strategist at Creative Chapel Advertising, a through the line advertising agency based in Johannesburg and a founding member for Limpopo Young Professionals Network. Contact: +27 (0) 11 646 4491 email: az.oc.lepahcevitaerc@okiyniT.
Tom Manners is Managing Director of Clockwork Media..
Tony Clarke is the MD of the Rawson Property Group..
Tony de Sousa is Executive: product sales and marketing at Gijima, a South African communication and technology group..
Tonya Khoury is the Managing Director of Data Driven Insights (DDI) Africa in Johannesburg. She has more than 20 years' experience in media monitoring and client liaison and is widely regarded as one of the foremost experts in the South African and African media monitoring industry.
Tralone is a writer, marketer, loves anything, marketing, brands and PR related. She has a BA communication degree and holds a post graduate diploma in Marketing (IMM).
Travis Brown is GM at Mall Active and is responsible for the overall strategy and operations of the Mall Fusion and Mall Active businesses which both fall under the Primedia Unlimited banner. Travis has close on two decades of design, strategy, account management, and account direction experience.
Travis is a media analyst who uses industry trends to create contagious and harmonious content solutions across multiple channels for brands and broadcasters alike. He understands the importance of emotional connection in content, branded or otherwise and believes in traditional media's ability to be blended with new media to profound and holistic effect.
Trevor Tshabangu is a director at Transcend Corporate Advisors. He is specialist in implementing sustainable empowerment strategies, as well as undertaking corporate BEE due diligence investigations..
Trinette Hartley is a fiduciary specialist at Glacier by Sanlam and a FISA member..
Tshepisho Mokgorwane is a senior associate of dispute resolution at Cliffe Dekker Hofmeyr..
Tyrone Middleton is the founder, creator and director of Teedu.co.za, South Africa's first social photo uploading site, as well as the MD of MC² - an IT recruitment company..
Tyrone Van Heerden (@tyronevh) is a Cape Town based PR professional..
Vanessa Clark divides her time between heading up marketing at Mobiflock (www.mobiflock.com), and freelance journalism at Twokats Communications (www.twokats.com). She was a London-based tech journalist in the last century.
Vanita Nyembezi Phiri juggles juggles between her art directing profession and an interest in creative writing in which she holds a postgraduate degree. She's recently relocated to Kenya for work temporarily.
Veli Dlamini is the CEO/Founder at Celebrities and Brands. He is an entrepreneur, marketing executive, former music executive and artist manager.
Velly is the CEO of AdClick Africa,the fastest growing multiplatform and multiscreen advertising network in Africa. We deliver the best engagement for advertisers, maximum revenue for publishers and the best engaging advertising experience for internet users.
Veronica Clyde is a tech writer at VPNServices.net - a place where you can read reviews about the best VPN providers. If interested check out a Private Internet Access review..
Vicky Stilwell is a director in Intellectual Property (IP) at ENS (Edward Nathan Sonnenbergs)..
Victor Moreriane has more than 15 years experience in Journalism and Public Relations. He has over the years accumulated specialist skills in managing communication campaigns, Project Management, Media Relations, Stakeholder Relations, Branding as well as Strategy Formulation.
Wade Witbooi completed his B.Com Business Management degree from the University of the Western Cape and joined Glacier by Sanlam as a graduate trainee in 2010. He has since held positions within Glacier's communications centre, operations department, and joined the investment administration team in 2011.
Walter Penfold has been the MD of Prefix Technologies (Everlytic's holding company) for three years now. When he arrived, Everlytic was a team of 15 and has since grown to 60 employees.
Walter Pike (@walterpike), the founder of PiKE | New Marketing (www.pike.co.za), consults to agencies and brands in learning how to build brands and businesses in the connected world. He founded and runs the Digital Academy (www.digitalacademy.co.za) to equip people to be successful in this world..
Warren is Brand Manager at Everlytic. He's a qualified online marketing specialist with almost five years' experience covering adwords, email, mobile and social marketing.
National marketing manager for Bizcommunity.com, radio presenter of Biz Takeouts, the Marketing & Media Radio Show, on 2OceansVibe Radio and blogger for www.according2ken.com..
Warren Moss is the founder of Demographica (www.demographica.co.za), South Africa's largest digital direct marketing company. He has a profound understanding of email and direct marketing, sales and entrepreneurship, and how businesses can benefit from these.
Owner of Mushroom Media - a post-production studio based in Johannesburg with a client base spanning the likes of BMW, Vodacom and MTN.
Warwick Scott-Rodger is regional manager: Gauteng of MUA Insurance Acceptances..
Wayne Harrision is Managing Director at Boomtown SA. Contact details: website: www.boomtown.co.za | email az.oc.nwotmoob@enyaw | LinkedIn.
Since joining the company in 2007, Wayne Levine has been responsible for the complete restructuring of the NXT\ business and strategic direction. With the deployment of effective platforms and services in several industries, NXT\ has enjoyed phenomenal success, with Levine at the helm..
Werner Franck is MD of Vertias..
Werner van Zyl is the founder of Neuromind Marketing and applies psychology and neuroscience to marketing and strategy. He has a passion for knowing how the brain works and to better understand human behaviour.
Wesley Lynch is a serial technology entrepreneur. He is the CEO and Founder of Realmdigital, a leading South African e-business strategy and technology partner, specialising in Web, Social and Mobile platforms as well as the CEO of Snapplify, an innovative digital publishing solutions provider.
Will Smith is a professional travel blogger who has written many articles on luxury family travel, adventure holiday, Concierge Travel Services and many more..
William Smook is a senior consultant at Meropa Communications (www.meropa.co.za) in Cape Town. He's worked as a journalist, internationally syndicated health writer and editor.
Xolani Ndlovu is Territory Account Manager, Panduit in South Africa.
Yaniv Kleitman is a senior associate in the Corporate and Commercial practice at Cliffe Dekker Hofmeyr. He has experience in mergers and acquisitions, BEE transactions, mining law and debt and equity finance transactions.
CEO at Digital Solutions Group (DSG).
Yolandi Nortje heads up the project management and recruitment business units at privately-owned, broad-based IT company, Intuate Group. Contact Yolandi Nortje at +27 11 302 1200, +27 83 425 9754 or email moc.puorgetautni@nidnaloy..
Yvonne Nhuta is Editorial Content Developer at GetSmarter, an online education company, where she has co-written the part-time University of Cape Town Occupational Health and Safety short course, and assists with the writing of numerous other short courses. Contact details: tel +27 (0) 21 447 7565 | website www.getsmarter.co.za..
Zimkhitha Mqutheni is the MD of Ukhanyiso Communications, a communications agency that focuses on assisting clients with cutting edge communications solutions and developing internal and external communication strategies and plans. Follow @ZimkhithaM on Twitter..
Zinhle Matentji is the owner and managing director of headhunting company Search Specifics. She is motivated to transform the executive search industry through her belief that more can be done, and better.
Zubin Kutar is the founder of an internet marketing blog where accomplished writers and bloggers share their tips, strategies and stories. Read some of his motivational posts and connect with him on Google+.
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