Abigail Munroe is a freelance writer and editor, who graduated with a degree in Print Journalism, Media Studies and Anthropology from UCT. She has written for Women's Health magazine and currently freelances for TextBOX Conceptual Services, a Cape Town based agency that specialises in writing, editing and PR services for SMMEs.
Ajay Bhalla is president, Enterprise Security Solutions, responsible for ensuring the safety and security of the MasterCard global network and its more than 51-billion transactions each year. He also serves on the company's Management Committee..
Alan Knott-Craig is a South African entrepreneur and author. He is the founder of Project Isizwe as well as executive chairman of Hero Telecoms, Ever Africa, and Happimo NPC..
Alexandre Torrao is MD of MUCHOMOO Experiential Marketing & Events Agency and co-founder and co-creator of NeonRun, Emmarentia Live, Afriski WinterFest, Colour Me Crazy and Slidejozi..
Allison Foat is a travel writer and a theatre PR specialist. More about her here.
Country Manager at Beachhead Solutions, Inc..
Press Office Manager/Writer at Bizcommunity.
Boris Dzhingarov graduated UNWE with a major in marketing. He writes for several online sites such as Tech.co, Semrush.com, Tweakyourbiz.com, Socialnomics.net.
Brian Berkman can be contacted on 083-441-8765 or email ..
Candice Winterboer is the owner of Alfalfa Content Generator, a company that specialises in online content for businesses and agencies - ranging from blog posts, newsletters and website content to social media updates. Working as head of social media for an agency, she then saw a gap in the market for an outsourced, online copywriting service and jumped at the chance of opening her own copywriting business.
Group Editor at Bizcommunity.
Chris Eagar ((B Comm LLB LLM B Comm Honours (Taxation)) is a director at Finvision. He is an admitted attorney, specialising in VAT for 15 years, 13 of which at a big four audit firm.
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.
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.
Douglas Kruger is a professional speaker and author of the books 'Own Your Industry - How to Position Yourself as an Expert,' and 'Relentlessly Relevant - 50 Ways to Innovate.' He helps brands to become the leading names in their industry through innovation and expert positioning. See him in action, or sign up for his free newsletter, at www.douglaskruger.co.za.
Enver Duminy is the CEO at Cape Town Tourism.
Eran Feinstein is the Founder of 3G Direct Pay Limited and Co-Founder of Online Zanzibar. With over 14 years of leading technology, sales, marketing and operation teams Eran is an authority in the East African e-commerce and payments arena..
Eugene graduated from the University of Cape Town with distinctions in financial accounting and classical piano. He then spent over two-and-half years working in branding and communications at two of South Africa's top market research companies.
Director at Urban Espresso.
Managing Director / Partner at LuxTravelEx.
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Glenn is a true entrepreneur. From the age of 16, he has been involved with Magnetic Storm, initially by assisting his brother with the setting up and de-rigging of AV equipment and thereafter maintenance of equipment; and at 25 years of age Glenn purchased Magnetic Storm.
Guy Stehlik is the CEO and founder of BON Hotels and Director of BON Hotels International West Africa. Having vast experience in all aspects of Hotel Management as well as having owned his own hotels, Guy created BON Hotels as an "owner-staff-community-guest" centric company to herald in and define an exciting new era in hotel management..
Co-founder and Director of Flickswitch, a technology company in the mobile telecoms space focusing on the management of M2M data SIM cards across various African mobile networks. He is passionate about mobile data and its connectivity means in Africa.
Henrie Geyser joined the online publishing industry through iafrica.com, where he worked for five years as news editor and editor. He now freelances for a variety of print and online publications, on the subjects of cars, food, and travel, among others; and is a member of the South African Guild of Motoring Journalists.
Hitesh Gupta works for TourTravelWorld and nurtures inside a passionate writer, who loves to explore the world and spill his experience down on pages. To unravel the world's wonders through his words, follow him on his Facebook, twitter, LinkedIn, and Google+ handle..
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Ilse is the Group Editor for IT, Automotive, and Logistics at Bizcommunity.com. She is the former editor for Marketing & Media Africa (@Biz_Africa) at Bizcommunity.com and is a contributing writer for the Bizcommunity Lifestyle section.
Chef Janine Fourie is the head chef at Big Easy Winebar & Grill in Durban..
Jarred is the content manager for Discover Africa Safaris, an online travel company offering the finest hotels, safaris, tours and experiences in Africa..
Jess is Marketing & Media Editor at Bizcommunity.com. She is also a contributing writer.
Joe Hessert is a digital marketing manager at Auto Europe and maintains a personal blog at joehessert.com. He earned his MFA at the Iowa Writers' Workshop and his writing has appeared in the Los Angeles Review, New Haven Review, Fjords Review, McSweeney's and elsewhere.
Josephine Wawira is a consultant in communication and public relations with over six years of progressive writing and broadcast experience. She is currently a writer for Africa's online hotel booking portal, Jumia Travel, focusing in the areas of travel, tourism, and hospitality as it relates to Africa..
Course Consultant at GetSmarter and Contributor for Bizcommunity..
Retail editor and lifestyle contributor at Bizcommunity.com. Former automotive and ICT editor..
Leigh Andrews (@leigh_andrews) is Editor-in-Chief: Marketing & Media at Bizcommunity.com and one of our Lifestyle contributors. She loves milkshakes, word play and alliteration, and can be reached at ..
Promoting the successes of small business entrepreneurs who make South Africa work..
Liezel Visser is the Head of Creative at Trafficfundi. She obtained her degree in BA Communication Studies at the NWU as well as her BA (Hons) in Marketing Communication at the University of Johannesburg.
Louise Marsland is currently Africa Editor: Bizcommunity.com; a Content Strategist and Trainer; and Trend Curator for Bizcommunity.com and her own TRENDAFRiCA.co.za. She has been writing about the media, marketing and advertising communications industry in South Africa for over 20 years, notably, as the previous Editor of Bizcommunity.com Media & Marketing; Editor-in-Chief AdVantage magazine; Editor Marketing Mix magazine; Editor Progressive Retailing magazine; Editor Business Brief magazine and Editor FMCG Files ezine..
Editor-at-Large at financial Mail.
Content manager, copywriter, editor.
Motunrayo Shafau is a public relations associate at Jovago, Africa's leading hotel booking website. She loves to edit and create content on a wide range of topics ranging from faith to international relations and everything in-between..
It is my passion to utilise my public relations experience and skills that I have gained, to make a difference in the workplace in an effective manner, adding value to the industry and impacting lives in a practical way. As I have grown - I have learnt to value security and tradition.
Nafisa Akabor is a freelance journalist and blogger. For more than seven years, Akabor has been an influential voice in consumer and business technology media - across both print and online.
Neil Cameron is the general manager at Johnson Controls Building Efficiency, Systems & Service: Africa..
Nicci Botha has been wordsmithing for more than 20 years, covering just about every subject under the sun and then some. She's strung together words on sustainable development, maritime matters, mining, marketing, medical, lifestyle...
Nicholas Barenblatt is group marketing manager of Protea Hotels, which is part of Marriott International. Protea Hotels has by a wide margin the largest number of branded properties on the African continent and is represented in seven sub-Saharan countries.
I started out in the world of social media growing Africa's largest Online Travel Agency, Travelstart's presence from just around 1500 followers to over 3 million across the globe, a community which was also one of the most highly engaged in the industry. A creative problem solver who values honest marketing, I believe in demystifying what happens on social so that businesses are more clued up as to how they're achieving their goals..
I am the owner and sole editor of the 2012 Eat Out Award-winning blog, My Easy Cooking. I cook, I style and I photograph every single day of my life.
Editorial Assistant at Bizcommunity.
Paul Steyn is a freelance travel writer. Having guided throughout Africa for some years, he went on to edit a prominent travel magazine and now focuses on writing about 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/magazines), international news anchor, travel writer, speech writer, marketing and communications manager, editor, blogger and ghostwriter.
Ruth is the production manager at Bizcommunity, as well as a editor of the Lifestyle section. .
A blogger, speaker and thought leader, Sarah Britten wrote her PhD thesis on the role of advertising in post-apartheid South African national identity..
Sindy Peters (@sindylp) is managing editor at Bizcommunity.com. She can be reached at ..
press release director at LMG Solutions.
Steve Liversedge is the digital director at CubicIce and directs the development of effective online strategies and services for clients in both the B2B and B2C environment. Passionate about online measurability and the need for effective metrics and skills, he believes that without effective web analytics and the experience and skill needed to turn data into actionable intelligence, South African companies are missing out on a significant opportunity to improve business performance..
Stuart abandoned what was beginning to look like a long, quiet career in academia for the frenetic world of tech journalism. Currently heading up the Memeburn team, he likes to run in in his downtime.