Managing Director at Dial a Nerd.
AJ Hartenberg is the portfolio manager: data centre services at T-Systems South Africa.
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..
Alessandro Bonora is a former Flash Fanboy who spends most of his days thinking about apps, websites, user-flows and the future of the web at Honeykome, a full service digital agency based in Cape Town..
• Mobile telecommunications industry professional with wide-ranging experience in electronic and mobile identity, mobile payments, and international development sectors. • Consultant to private sector in SME impact investing, mobile money, market information systems. • Managed multi-stakeholder programmes valued over $1 million in Middle East, Central Asia and Africa. • Special focus on user experience and value chain analysis..
Amandine Robin is a design thinker. She co-founded Innovative Matters, a strategic innovation lab with Dora Jurd in 2014.
Country Manager at Beachhead Solutions, Inc..
I am brand sales manager at WD South Africa. WD, a Western Digital company, is a long time innovator and storage industry leader.
|Andre le Roux|
Managing Director at African Region Interactive Intelligence.
Antoinette is passionate about result-driven marketing, copywriting and powerful content! She writes for Youth Dynamix, a youth & family specialist research and marketing agency. To activate your brand in the youth market, contact or call 071 551 8200..
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)..
General Manager at First For Phoenix.
Avi Rose, is the regional sales manager Africa at DocuSign.
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.
Bez received an MBA from Schiller International in London. Joined the family business and established offices in several countries including Greece, Turkey, Portugal, Spain, Mozambique and South Africa.
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.
|Brendan Mc Aravey|
Country Manager at Citrix South Africa.
Brendan McAravey is Country Manager at Citrix South Africa. McAravey is responsible for the growth and development of Citrix operations across the southern African development community, driving revenues, generating new business opportunities and cultivating the company's valued partner ecosystem..
As Media and Marketing Editor at Independent Media, Brendan Seery has been in the news business for most of his life, covering coups wars, famines - and some funny stories - across Africa. Brendan Seery's Orchids and Onions column runs each week in the Saturday Star in Johannesburg and the Weekend Argus in Cape Town.
Brendon Williamson is general manager of business development at PayGate, which is an international payment gateway that simplifies payments for online retailers, which can be a very complex part of running a business..
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..
Bruce Byrne is the visual communication specialist at Drive Control Corporation..
|Bruce von Maltitz|
Bruce von Maltitz is currently the MD of 1Stream, a cloud-based contact centre technology provider. He has over 20 years experience in the service industry focusing specifically on contact centres for the last twelve.
Channel Manager at CommVault in South Africa.
|Candace van Zyl|
Candace is the marketing manager at QuickEasy Software, a proudly South African software company in Cape Town with a national footprint, focused on simplifying business processes by integrating every aspect of the business cycles into one, easy-to-use system. With a well-known legacy in the printing sector in South Africa, QuickEasy is now effectively offering the same efficiency-improving software to packaging, and to all businesses, in South Africa..
|Carey van Vlaanderen|
Carey van Vlaanderen is CEO of ESET Southern Africa. ESET is a global provider of security software for enterprises and consumers and is dedicated to delivering instant, comprehensive protection against evolving computer security threats..
|Cari Van Wyk|
Group Editor at Bizcommunity.
Charles Mburugu is a Kenyan-based content developer and online marketer who is passionate about technology, small business and ecommerce. With over 5 years experience, he is committed to creating quality, relevant and optimized content that will attract traffic to the client’s blog or website..
Chemory Gunko is a seasoned Creative Director, a certified NLP Practitioner, Ericksonian Hypnotherapy Practitioner, Energy ReSourcing Practitioner & Life Coach, among others. She works as a marketing consultant and provides copywriting, SEO, graphic design and Joomla! website services..
Chirag Shivalker is a Head of Content Management Team at Hi-Tech ITO, one of the leading software development and outsourcing firms in India..
Apart from being a corporate marketing analyst, advisor and media commentator, Chris Moerdyk is a former chairman of Bizcommunity. He was 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.
Damian Wolf is a recognised and published author and tech enthusiast on Tech Acute, Ideas Evolved and Life Hack. He comes from the land of kangaroos and when he's not writing, you can find him jogging.
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.
Daphne Stanford is a writer of many things: poetry, creative nonfiction, and songs for vox & piano. On her off time, she writes, hikes, sings, and reads poems over the FM airwaves at Radio Boise.
As MD for Sage SSB (start-up and small business) Accounting South & Southern Africa, Daryl Blundell oversees the growth of the business and the development of solutions that help SMEs to grow and succeed. The Sage solutions under his watch are Sage One Accounting and Sage Pastel Accounting. Blundell brings 20 years experience in a range of sales, business development and management positions with organisations such as Ariel Technologies, Sun Microsystems, Systems fusion, Burlington Air Express, and Xerox..
David King is CEO of Flexenclosure, a specialist developer of hybrid power systems and pre-fabricated data centres for the ICT industry. He has decade-long experience from C-level work with many international high-tech companies, many in emerging markets.
David Telford is the senior director, sector group and industry partner lead at Qlik..
David is an IT professional and writer. He always looks to share his knowledge by expressing it through articles.
Managing Director at QlikView South Africa.
Managing Director of Information Technology (IT) consultancy ModernBusiness.
Deon Scheepers is Regional Business Development Manager, Interactive Intelligence Africa..
Derek Iwasiuk runs national digital search engine optimization firm Engage The Crowd headquarted in Minneapolis. He also spends a lot of his free time educating the minds of thousands of young SEOs and top agencies.
Dina Destreza is a raving IT professional, blogger and speaker..
Doros Hadjizenonos, country 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.
Duaan is currently the Marketing Manager at Field Office, a software development company known for its sales management app, Honeybee. Duaan finished his Bachelor and Honours degrees of commerce at Stellenbosch University, after which he went to China to study a Master degree in Economics at Hunan University.
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.
Business Development Manager at The Jasco Group.
Executive Director at Marval Africa.
|Edzai Conilias Zvobwo|
Edzai Conilias Zvobwo is passionate about improving education as a precursor to a knowledge economy that is self-reliant. He is a well-known keynote and motivational educational speaker in the areas of problem solving and innovation..
I am a driven and extremely hard working individual, with a keen eye for business ideas and opportunities..
Endri is a bilingual marketing professional. He has diversified experience in start-ups, business ideas and their process of integrating with marketing..
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..
The creative energy behind a blog nairobiTechie. He loves being caught up in the rain and he is happiest with a cup of tea beside him creating content and innovating..
Eugene Rudenko is a senior online marketing manager for Oxagile software development company. Oxagile has extensive experience in collaborating with tech startups from all over the world..
Microsoft global engagement lead for collaboration. Farren is also a divisional director for the Schools Division of the Advtech group appointed for his expertise on innovation and technology. Farren has his roots in technology and applications, having formerly founded his own businesses, run a dynamic internet service provider and taken to market Apps which have topped the South African App stores..
Chief technology officer at Stone Three Venture Technology.
Fred Mitchell is the Business Unit Division Manager: Symantec at Drive Control Corporation (DCC).
MD of Master Data Management He is passionate about Information Communication Technology (ICT) and more specifically data quality, data management and data governance..
A natural-born entrepreneur, George is as fervent about IT as he is about affordable communications services and business integrity. He is driven by a burning ambition to see the promise of cloud computing translated into tangible business benefits, and to providing fellow entrepreneurs with better alternatives to the services of South Africa's landline telecoms incumbent.
CEO of at Logikal Consulting.
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..
Gordon's passion and driving force is in Internet technology, building brands and bringing new ideas to the web and has recently launched a live web streaming service. www.epnet.co.za.
Gregory Anderson is the country manager for Trend Micro South Africa..
Harriet Beamish is a senior associate in Bowman Gilfillan's Corporate Department, practising in the firm's technology law practice group. She has worked on the supplier and customer side of transactions regarding the provision of services, software and IT solutions and software development and licensing agreements, and has advised international and local clients on general corporate matters, as well as advising and assisting local telecommunications companies commercially..
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.
Hicks Crawford is a leading Online Marketing Business and author. Over the past 4 years, he's worked closely with clients from all over the world to help them get more results from inbound marketing and blogging.
Himanshu Mehra is an inbound expert and tech writer at theninehertz.com mobile app development company. He is passionate to help businesses in improving their online brand visibility and sales.
|Ilse van den Berg|
Ilse is a freelance writer and editor at WordUp Communication. She is the former editor for Marketing & Media Africa (@Biz_Africa) at Bizcommunity.com and is a contributing writer for the Bizcommunity Lifestyle section.
CEO & Founder at @MyCityWeb. Author & Blogger.
Ivanna Granelli - a teacher by training - moved into the corporate world as an IT trainer at SAPPI and First Paper House between 1991 and 1993. She decided in 1994 to create a business that combined her twin passions for education and technology and established Can!Do with the vision of helping companies to unlock the business value of their ERP systems through end-user training..
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.
|Jacques van Wyk|
COO of Ricoh SA.
Jarred is the content manager for Discover Africa Safaris, an online travel company offering the finest hotels, safaris, tours and experiences in Africa..
MD at Fuzzy Logic..
Jayson joined DRS in November 2012 after being in the vendor community for over 12 years. His experience and exposure to industry experts and global customers have allowed him the opportunity to get involved at the grass roots where it matters most..
Jed Hewson is the co-founder of 1Stream (Pty) Ltd, a pioneer and leading provider of cloud-based contact centre technology in South Africa. He has worked in the technology industry for more than 20 years, and his expertise lies in call centre technology and the communications and call centre space..
Jess is Retail Editor at Bizcommunity.com. She is also a contributing writer.
Johan is an Anthropologist by education, but his career took him on a journey of being a passionate educator and mentor to many students in Business Studies and Visual Arts. He is a certified digital marketer and social media storyteller.
Director and Co-founder at Keystone Electronic Solutions.
Jonas Thulin, security consultant at Fortinet.
Managing partner - African Investments at Exponential Ventures, MMI Holdings.
Joy Mali is a certified digital analyst who helps online businesses to perform better on the web with best solutions & advice. Her content is featured on many mainstream sites & blogs..
Jyoti Wadhwa is an entrepreneur. She is a web programmer and developer by profession.
Sales Manager at WD South Africa.
Keith Fenner, Senior Vice President Sales for Sage ERP X3 AAMEA (Australia, Asia, Middle East and Africa).
Kim Andersen, Account CTO at T-Systems South Africa.
Kroshlen Moodley is GM: Public Sector and Utilities at SAS..
Automotive/ICT Editor at Bizcommunity.com, and Lifestyle contributor..
Lee Naik is MD: Accenture Digital for South Africa.
Leigh Andrews (@leigh_andrews) is Editor-in-Chief: Marketing & Media at Bizcommunity.com. She loves word play and alliteration, and can be reached at ..
Lindsay Britz is the Regional Marketing Manager for Magic Software South Africa. She is responsible for marketing functions including proliferation of the Magic brand into SA and Sub-Sahara.
Lionel Moyal is Managing Director at Intervate - a T-Systems business unit in South Africa and the country's foremost provider of Enterprise Information Management (EIM) solutions. For more information, please visit: http://www.intervate.com/Pages/default.aspx..
In 2011, Blaeser founded Intact Security, building on his knowledge and experience of the reseller market. His main focus at Intact Security is to continue building the Avira Antivirus market but also provide additional solutions into the offering.
|Lyndy van den Barselaar|
Lyndy van den Barselaar is the MD of Manpower Group South Africa..
With over 15 years of experience in the tech, digital marketing and mobile solutions space, Hundermark co-founded specialist mobile solutions consultancy Useful & Beautiful. With a passion for developing mobile products that are aligned to business goals, Hundermark's appetite for keeping abreast of the latest industry trends is fast establishing her as an expert tech commentator and opinion leader in South Africa.
Manfred Kube is the Head of M2M Segment at Gemalto.
|Marco Da Silva|
Marco Da Silva is the managing director of Power Solutions, The Jasco Group.
Mark Chertkow is Managing Director of Graphic Image Technologies..
Mark Geschke is the CEO and Co-Founder of Xuviate, a digital transformation company focusing on small and medium businesses. With over 21 years of experience as entrepreneur, developer, IT consultant, business leader and visionary his focus has now shifted towards unlocking the true potential of IT in SMEs worldwide.
|Marthinus Van Rhyn|
Having obtained my journalism degree at the University of Pretoria, I found myself drawn to the world of social media advertising and web content creation....
Martin Doyle is a Data Quality Improvement evangelist and run a software development business, DQ Global, which likes to help businesses succeed in their CRM and MDM initiatives through the use of higher quality data. you can contact Martin on .
Martin Vergunst is Business Solutions Executive at T-Systems South Africa..
Martin Walshaw is a senior engineer at F5 Networks and has multiple accreditation from being a CCIE to being a CISSP to being an F5 Certified Professional. His background is in security, but he has also has skills in multiple different areas including unified communications, application acceleration and optimisation..
Mia Arderne writes blog posts and press releases for Oxbridge Academy. She is also a freelance columnist and fiction writer based in Cape Town.
Michael Frans is Head of Business Development: Business Operations Automotive at T-Systems in South Africa.
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..
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...
As Microsoft South Africa's Marketing and Operations Director, Nir Tenzer is responsible for the company's entire corporate and product marketing activities, including leading the product Business Groups, the Go-to-Market activities, the Customer and Partner Experience, all compete initiatives, as well as the company's business operations..
Ntando Kubheka holds an MBA from Nelson Mandela University Business School. He is an innovator and tech-entrepreneur.
Olivia is a zealous Manager - Finance residing in Florida. She loves pop music and romance movies.
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 chief technology officer for The Jasco Group. He became a part of the Jasco Group in 2010 with the merger of Spescom and Jasco.
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 ..
Peter is the CIO of FNB Business and has spent 15 years in IT. He is a key driver behind developing and implementing innovative IT solutions in CRM, procurement, finance and HR.
Peter Davidson is a business analyst who loves to share entrepreneurship and marketing secrets with the world. Overcoming business challenges is his passion and he aspires to reach at the highest rung of this field..
Peter Davidson is a senior business associate and strives to help different brands and startups to make business decisions and strategies efficiently. He loves to share his views on the latest technologies and applications through his well-researched content pieces..
Co-founder and CMO at Kemp Technologies.
Peter Reid is the Executive Head of Intervate, a T-Systems company.
VP Product Marketing, Pace.
Pieter Steyn is a director at Werksmans Attorneys..
Pippa Wilson is the manager of Cloud Solutions for Jasco Enterprise, The Jasco Group.
Prashant Sengar Founder/Director of Sparx IT Solutions, a globally acknowledged IT consulting company providing the services in the arena of web & mobile app development, Big Data & Business Intelligence Solutions. With the immense support of adroit team Sparx IT Solutions has been serving a huge client base worldwide including Coca Cola, Vodafone, Duracell, HP Invent, BMW, and many more..
Preethi Vagadia is currently a senior business architect with a service operations practice at a well-known IT company in Bangalore..
CEO of Agilitude.
A Data Analyst at Mark 1, Riaan graduated from UCT with a Bachelor of Commerce, specialising in Statistics and Economics. He is never discouraged by a daunting task and he carries the same attitude when it comes to his passion - taking down complex Data Sets.
Rick Vanover (MVP, vExpert, MCITP, VCP, Cisco Champion) is director, technical product marketing and evangelism at Veeam Software based in Columbus, Ohio. Rick is a popular blogger, podcaster and active member of the virtualisation community.
Having been in the media industry for nine years, I have plenty of experience in every aspect of media, including writing, editing, proofreading, social media, and syndication. I also enjoy a challenge and love to widen my knowledge at every turn..
Robert Boccia is the chief information officer at Lion of Africa..
Ruben Naicker is a product specialist at Drive Control Corporation.
Ruth is the production manager at Bizcommunity, as well as a editor of the Lifestyle section. .
Ryan Murphy is a small business owner of Chillibuzz - a digital brand management company that specialise digital public relations. Previously a Public Relations Account Executive at a Cape Town based PR agency, Ryan has PR experience which assists on a daily basis in servicing Chillibuzz clients..
Founder & CEO at ProProfs.com, a leading provider of online learning tools for building, testing, and applying knowledge..
Managing Director at In2IT Technologies South Africa.
Shane Chorley is the executive head of Carrier and Connectivity division at Vox Telecom.
Senior Vice President Telecommunication Solutions for Middle East and Africa at Gemalto.
Simeon Tassev is the director of Galix, a reseller of Mimecast Solutions in South Africa.
Sindy Peters (@sindylp) is managing editor at Bizcommunity.com. She can be reached at ..
Sophie Baker is the content producer at Biz4Afrika, a Microsoft-owned online hub providing help, information and networking opportunities for small businesses, through Content Studio..
Steven Cohen is the MD of Sage One AAMEA (Africa, Australia, Middle East and Asia).
After studying at UCT Struan completed his articles at Greenwoods (now Baker Tilly) and spent a few months on secondment in New York. He qualified as a Chartered Accountant in 2009.
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.
Sufyan Mkwanda is the founder of a small IT managed service company called SM Global Tech.
At SM Global Tech we believe that managing your IT infrastructure correctly can improve business efficiencies, productivity and help businesses reduce costs. We believe in using technology to assist SME's attract and retain new customers, reduce day to day IT operational costs, secure data and understand cloud computing..
Country manager at CommVault.
Sven Hammar is co-founder and CEO of Apica, a provider of powerful, best-in-class technology for testing, monitoring, and optimizing the performance of cloud and mobile applications. He has decade-long experience and expertise in web performance and web optimization, e-commerce, cloud services, IT entrepreneurship and the Internet.
Founder of multi-disciplinary agency OfftheShelf. Talk to us about case studies of growing legacy African brands for the future.
Tim graduated from Cambridge in 1992, was a banker in London for 4 years, before getting involved in the European telecommunications industry in 1996 with LDI. In 1999, he moved to South Africa to set up Storm Telecom.
Co-founder @DisruptAfrica. Tech and business journalist in Africa..
Vicki Erskine is an experienced leader, independent consultant and writer, with a passion for improving the way South African organisations service their customers. Vicki holds a Business Science degree from the University of Cape Town, with Honours in Industrial Psychology, is a Six Sigma accredited Black Belt and has a Diploma in Managing Service Systems from the Scandinavian International Management Institute..
Vinod Jethwani is the CEO and Founder of Walnut Solutions. He helps web-based companies with his SEO strategies to grow their revenue.
Warren Olivier is the regional manager for Southern Africa at Veeam Software.
VP and CTO at Amazon.com.
|Wimpie van Rensburg|
Wimpie van Rensburg is the country manager for sub-Saharan Africa at Riverbed Technology.
Wynand Smit is CEO at INOVO, a leading contact centre business solutions provider..
Yossi Hasson is the CEO of SYNAQ, leading provider cloud messaging and communication services for South African business..