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..
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 .
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 ..
Providing authentic, immersive, and exclusive travel experiences in the Western Cape. Seeking to disrupt and innovate the travel industry..
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.
Having joined the ad industry in London, Chris Brewer spent most of his career in media analysis and planning - but has performed just about every advertising task from Creative to Research. He's an honorary lifetime member of the Advertising Media Association and regularly advises agencies and clients regarding their media plan costs and strategies. He is also often asked to talk at industry functions. Email: .
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.
Danny Bryer is Area Director, Sales, Marketing and Revenue Management, Protea Hotels by Marriott..
Douglas Kruger is a professional speaker and author of 'They're Your Rules, Break Them, 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.
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.
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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 a group editor at Bizcommunity.com. She is the former editor for Marketing & Media Africa (@Biz_Africa) at Bizcommunity.com and is also a contributing writer.
Hunkeler works for BlueGlass, a digital marketing agency. Her experience includes working for clients in different industries such as travel, retail, recruitment, technology, and charitable institutions.
Chef Janine Fourie is the head chef at Big Easy Winebar & Grill in Durban..
Manasse is the owner of Write For You, offering freelance copywriting services in Cape Town. He is also the content manager for Encounters Travel, a UK-based travel agency who offers adventure tours and small group holidays all over the globe..
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.
Jogbojogbo Abdulrahman is a digital marketer and content developer at Nigerian online travel agency, Hotels.ng. With years of experience in the media and journalism, he brings his passion and experience into the confluence where travel and technology meet..
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..
Juanita Pienaar is an editorial assistant at Bizcommunity.com. In her free time she enjoys watching cute cat videos, loves long drives/road trips and drinking Steri Stumpies..
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.
I am part of a fantastic marketing and communications team for a brand that is defining luxury travel for Africa, continuously on the lookout to improve its product offering for international travellers. I write content about the tourism offerings in Southern Africa, East Africa and the Indian Ocean islands, new travel trends, sustainable tourism and multi-generational travel..
Meet Morakhiya is a content strategist, expert freelance writer, and online entrepreneur. He loves to share practical business tips that help small businesses build brand awareness, engage their target audience, and generate more leads..
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..
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.
Communications Associate, DGMT.
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 a decade of experience coupled by post graduate studies from the University of Pretoria. Her experience ranges from working as a journalist, international news anchor, travel writer, speech writer, marketing and communications manager, editor, blogger, foodie and ghostwriter.
Production and Content Assistant at Bizcommunity.com..
Ruth is the production manager at Bizcommunity, as well as a editor of the Lifestyle section. .
Sindy Peters (@sindylp) is managing editor at Bizcommunity.com. She can be reached at ..
Stephen Marshall is a Director of LMG Solutions with extensive experience in marketing and financial services in Meridian, Idaho. My work has been featured and mentioned in a wide range of publication, including Tweak Your Biz, Mobile Business Insights, Social Nomics, Small Biz Club, Energy Central, Dzone, Biz Community, Blog Her and more..
Founder of multi-disciplinary agency OfftheShelf. Talk to us about case studies of growing legacy African brands for the future.
Marketing Administrator at Discover Africa Group.