Adam Simpson is a technology professional and co-founder of several start-up companies. He currently serves as CEO at Easy Office Phone.
Albie Bester is general manager at Pamoja, the Cloud business unit of Pan-African ICT enabler SEACOM and a wholesale provider of Cloud services..
Alexander Mehlhorn founded Framework One in 2008 and is currently the CEO. Email him at ..
Country Manager at Beachhead Solutions, 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.
I am brand sales manager at WD South Africa. WD, a Western Digital company, is a long time innovator and storage industry leader.
Andrew Kirkland is the country manager for Trustwave in South Africa..
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)..
Channel Director at Phoenix Software.
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..
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.
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..
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.
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 Busansky is an Enterprise Solutions Specialist at Aptronics - one of South Africa's foremost black empowered IT solutions providers. Standing firmly upon a foundation of strong client partnerships, dedication to service delivery and trusted industry knowledge, Aptronics holds the key to business success through technology optimisation..
Bruce Taylor is GM: vertical solutions of Dimension Data Middle East and Africa..
|Bruce von Maltitz|
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..
Channel Manager at CommVault 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|
Editorial support at Bizcommunity.
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.
I'm a professional blogger with more than four years experience. I have written on a wide range of topics including health, finance, technology, real estate, travel and career.
MD & Creative Director of Dsignhaus, Chemory Gunko, is a seasoned Creative Director, a certified NLP Practitioner, Ericksonian Hypnotherapy Practitioner, Energy ReSourcing Practitioner & Life Coach, among others..
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.
Chris Moseley manages partner supply and consumer sales at Lenovo Africa. He has 23 years' experience in the retail industry, covering various market channels such as retail, distribution and vendor relations.
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..
Regional Director at Riverbed Technology.
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.
|Conrad van der Merwe|
Conrad van der Merwe is director of Justicia..
Founder of 3 companies, entrepreneur at heart love creating innovative environments, author in progress and always learning..
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..
Digital Manager at Channel Mobile, devising strategies, improving usability, design and content is all in a day's work. I also ensure management of the various digital platforms and responsible for Channel Mobile's online reputation. Social Media SEO Mobile Marketing Content Marketing Blog Event and charity sponsorship's.
Interested in Digital Marketing Strategy..
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.
Daniel Marcus, is a serial entrepreneur and co-founder of Magnetic, a cloud-based small business management tool that streamlines the day-to-day administrative functions needed to maintain steady growth in a small business. Additionally, Daniel also manages and co-own Living Your Brand, one of South Africa's leading events and conference agencies, which counts Bentley SA, FNB Wealth, Nedbank Capital, Sanlam Investment Management, Vodacom and Standard Bank among its client list.
David is an entrepreneur and seasoned software developer with Wema Software Solutions. He has led software development projects for several clients across South Africa.
David Hochner has been CEO of SatLink Communications since 1995, joining SatLink from Scientific Atlanta after running its Israeli branch. He joined in 1989, assisting with the implementation of Israel's cable infrastructure.
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 Palmer-Stevens is SI Manager EMEA, Panduit at Panduit..
Managing Director at QlikView South Africa.
Dawie Botes is a Senior Systems Analyst at Digiata Technology Services..
Deidré Jonker is the marketing manager for BitCo, licensed Tier 1 ISP and telephone operator. She is passionate about consumer education and the advances of SA ICT.
Technically proficient, experienced business development, communications consultant, implementing projects to ICT/ISP markets, speaker, entrepreneur and advocate for ecofriendly energy efficient data connected environments..
|Dion Chang and Raleen Bagg|
Dion Chang (@dionchang) is the founder of Flux Trends. He is an innovator, creative thinker and visionary.
Donvay Wegierski is director of Werksmans Attorneys. Her main practice areas are intellectual property and 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.
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.
|Dr Pieter Streicher|
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).
|Drew van Vuuren|
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.
Duaan is currently the Marketing Manager at Field Office, a software development company known for its sales 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.
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.
I am a driven and extremely hard working individual, with a keen eye for business ideas and opportunities..
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 to say, um, hello..
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..
CEO of at Logikal Consulting.
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.
Elingo (Pty) Ltd is an Information and Communication Technology (ICT) business, focused on connecting people with people. We are a well-established Johannesburg, South African based ICT company partnering with our customers to deliver the best possible solution and service..
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.
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..
Ian Goss-Ross is CEO of Elingo, the only accredited reseller partner for the Interactive Intelligence Inc in South Africa..
|Ilse van den Berg|
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.
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..
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.
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..
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..
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.
Jerker Hellström, CEO of the Handheld Group, is a pioneer and industry veteran in the mobile rugged computer industry. In both entrepreneurial and managerial positions, he has 25 years of experience from developing, designing, manufacturing and marketing rugged computers globally..
Jess is Group Editor at Bizcommunity.com. She is also a contributing writer.
BI Consultant at PBT.
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.
|John Mc Loughlin|
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..
Jose Capelo is a business marketing consultant and speaker with a passion for all things digital. He is the founder of Marquetingquery and has years of experience in the field of digital marketing.
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.
Sales Manager at WD South Africa.
Karl Reed is Chief Marketing & Solutions Officer at Elingo.
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.
Kerry Evans is the MD of Quintica..
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..
|Kobus Le Roux|
Kobus Le Roux is national sales and marketing executive of Jasco Security Solutions..
Leana Engelbrecht is an associate in the Competition Practice at Cliffe Dekker Hofmeyr..
Leigh Andrews (@leigh_andrews) is the new senior editor of the marketing and media industry at Bizcommunity.com. She loves word play and alliteration, and can be reached at firstname.lastname@example.org..
Internet Guru at Carpe Diem Productions. Passionate about technology and the Internet.
I am responsible for the marketing of Magic within South Africa and Africa. My core responsibility is to improve brand awareness and increase lead generation within the channel..
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..
|Luke Wingfield Digby|
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.
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.
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.
Martin Ferreira is executive head of Technical Operations at Jasco Networks.
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..
Michael Fletcher is sales director for Ruckus Wireless sub-Saharan Africa, a position he assumed in July 2010. In this role, Michael is responsible for the day to day operations of Ruckus Wireless - focused on identifying and increasing the company's partner footprint across Africa, exploring new business opportunities and driving the company's revenue and customer outreach locally.
Michael Frans, Strategic Business Development at T-Systems in South Africa.
As Director of Search and Analytics at 25AM, Michael heads up the search engine marketing team and helps clients to maximise their use of search and analytics in their online marketing strategies. He has 11 years of experience in the online world, including eight years with leading e-commerce site Kalahari.net.
Michelle Dickens is the MD of The Tenant Profile Network (TPN)..
Mike Jarvis is CEO of OverSight Solutions..
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..
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.
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 GM of Johnson Controls Building Efficiency.
Nilesh Talaviya works as a mobile strategist for Cygnet Infotech, a leading enterprise mobility company offering tailored app development solutions. He is fascinated with the direction mobile development is taking and loves to write about current trends.
Nina Joubert is a Copywriter at Everlytic. She enjoys working at the company and describes it as a minefield filled with content ideas that simply need to be triggered.
Niven Perumal is product manager of Vox Telecom..
Nkululeko Mthethwa is a developer at Bizcommunity..
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.
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 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..
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 ..
President Ntuli is business critical systems manager of HP Enterprise Group, South Africa..
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.
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..
A stalwart of the South African IT industry, Richard has been involved in the technology arena since 1989. With diplomas in Information Technology and Business Process Re-engineering, his successful career in IT has spanned various roles, including programming, IT implementation, and various management positions culminating in his current responsibilities as Chairman & CEO of MIP Holdings.
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 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.
Joint CEO at Integr8 Group.
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.
Roelof Louw is cloud expert at T-Systems in South Africa..
sales Exective at Nashua.
|Rudolph von Abo|
Senior Systems Analyst at Digiata Technology Services.
Russel Brand is Innovation Consultant: Solution Sales and Portfolio Management of T-Systems in South Africa..
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..
Shane Chorley is Vox Telecom Executive Head of Network and Operations.
Having started his career as a startup partner for FSA Distribution in 1990, Simon Campbell-Young went on to start his own company called Memtek Distribution in 1995. This was sold to a Public Company called Siltek Holdings between 1998 to 2000.
Simon Griffiths is product and industry marketing consultant of SYSPRO..
Sindy Peters (@sindylp) is Group Head: Content at Bizcommunity.com. She can be reached at ..
Siyanda is a doer, creator, thinker, and an explorer, obsessed by the Web's ability to unite, connect and empower. More and more, people's primary interaction with your business takes place here.
Stephen Sandmann is a Senior SEO Specialist at Quirk. He has a keen interest in everything digital..
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.
Co-founder and MD at Lava Digital Agency.
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..
In his role as Technical Director, Sven is responsible for the technical infrastructure and development of the Sage Pay (formerly Softline Netcash) system within the Sage Group. His key focus is directing his team in the research and development of transactional services offered by Sage Pay. Sven brings extensive experience in the IT and financial sectors and in-depth knowledge in the fields of internet based business solutions and transactional services..
Teryl Schroenn is the CEO of Accsys.
Tim Wyatt-Gunning is CEO at Web Africa.
Tom Manners is Managing Director of Clockwork Media..
|Tony de Sousa|
Tony de Sousa is Executive: product sales and marketing at Gijima, a South African communication and technology group..
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..
|Vijay Sai Pratap|
Vijay Sai Pratap, Director-Business Development and head of the m-governance & Life impacting services unit with OnMobile Global Ltd, has been associated with the Mobile Telecom value-added services industry for over nine years..
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..
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.
Xolani Ndlovu is Territory Account Manager, Panduit in South Africa.
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 ..
Yossi Hasson is the CEO of SYNAQ, leading provider cloud messaging and communication services for South African business..
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+.