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Alexander MehlhornAlexander Mehlhorn

Alexander Mehlhorn founded Framework One in 2008 and is currently the CEO. Email him at ..

Anamika BudreeAnamika Budree

I am brand sales manager at WD South Africa. WD, a Western Digital company, is a long time innovator and storage industry leader.

Anton HarberAnton Harber

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)..

Ayanda DlaminiAyanda Dlamini

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 SangariBez Sangari

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.

Brendan SeeryBrendan Seery

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.

Brent LeesBrent Lees

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 BusanskyBruce Busansky

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..

Bryan BalfeBryan Balfe

Channel Manager at CommVault in South Africa.

Cari Van WykCari Van Wyk

Group Editor at Bizcommunity.

Chemory GunkoChemory Gunko

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..

Chris MoerdykChris Moerdyk

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 MoseleyChris Moseley

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.

Danette BreitenbachDanette Breitenbach

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.

David GitongaDavid Gitonga

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 TelfordDavid Telford

David Telford is the senior director, sector group and industry partner lead at Qlik..

Dayle WheelerDayle Wheeler

Managing Director of Information Technology (IT) consultancy ModernBusiness.

Drew van VuurenDrew 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 DekkerDuaan Dekker

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.

Gerald NaidooGerald Naidoo

CEO of at Logikal Consulting.

Ilse van den BergIlse van den Berg

Ilse is a content creator and editor, currently travelling around Northern Italy. She is the former editor for Marketing & Media Africa (@Biz_Africa) at Bizcommunity.com and is a contributing writer for the Bizcommunity Lifestyle section.

Jack PetersonJack Peterson

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.

Jerker HellströmJerker Hellström

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..

Jessica TaylorJessica Taylor

Jess is Group Editor at Bizcommunity.com. She is also a contributing writer.

Jessie RuddJessie Rudd

BI Consultant at PBT.

John Mc LoughlinJohn 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..

Jonas ThulinJonas Thulin

Jonas Thulin, security consultant at Fortinet.

Justin LeeJustin Lee

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.

Kalvin SubbaduKalvin Subbadu

Sales Manager at WD South Africa.

Keith FennerKeith Fenner

Keith Fenner, Senior Vice President Sales for Sage ERP X3 AAMEA (Australia, Asia, Middle East and Africa).

Leigh AndrewsLeigh Andrews

Leigh Andrews (@leigh_andrews) is senior editor of the marketing and media industry at Bizcommunity.com. She loves word play and alliteration, and can be reached at ..

Lionel MoyalLionel Moyal

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..

Martin DoyleMartin Doyle

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 WalshawMartin Walshaw

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..

Michael FransMichael Frans

Michael Frans is Head of Business Development: Business Operations Automotive at T-Systems in South Africa.

Michael WalkerMichael Walker

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.

Nafisa AkaborNafisa Akabor

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.

Naseem JavedNaseem Javed

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.

Neil CameronNeil Cameron

Neil Cameron is GM of Johnson Controls Building Efficiency.

Paul FickPaul Fick

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.

Peter DavidsonPeter Davidson

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 SimpsonPeter Simpson

VP Product Marketing, Pace.

Richard FirthRichard Firth

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.

Rod BakerRod Baker

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.

Ruben NaickerRuben Naicker

Ruben Naicker is a product specialist at Drive Control Corporation.

Russel BrandRussel Brand

Russel Brand is Innovation Consultant: Solution Sales and Portfolio Management of T-Systems in South Africa..

Shane ChorleyShane Chorley

Shane Chorley is Vox Telecom Executive Head of Network and Operations.

Sindy PetersSindy Peters

Sindy Peters (@sindylp) is Group Head: Content at Bizcommunity.com. She can be reached at ..

Steven CohenSteven Cohen

Steven Cohen is the MD of Sage One AAMEA (Africa, Australia, Middle East and Asia).

Sufyan MkwandaSufyan Mkwanda

Sufyan Mkwanda is the founder of a small IT managed service company called SM Global Tech.

Vijay Sai PratapVijay 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..