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Aadil PatelAadil Patel

Aadil Patel is a director and national practice head of the employment practice at Cliffe Dekker Hofmeyr. Aadil has broad experience in employment law and has acted extensively for various employers, both public and private entities.

Aaron ThorntonAaron Thornton

Managing Director at Dial a Nerd.

Abel AlemuAbel Alemu

Regional Manager at Ethiopian Airlines.

Abigail SizaliyoAbigail Sizaliyo

Following the completion of her BA Honours in Brand Leadership degree at Vega, majoring in Brand Management, it was her strong belief in the power of branding that inspired her to make a meaningful impact to businesses and their clients. As a senior consultant at Joe Public Shift, her purpose lies in bridging the gap between building authentic, sustainable, purposeful brands/businesses while empowering and positively impacting the world around us through meaningful strategy and resonant design..

Adam HowardAdam Howard

Howard owns and runs the award-winning three-studio facility ‘Howard Audio' - based at Ministry Of Illusion, Bryanston, JHB. There, Howard Audio's services include music composition, album production, arrangements, audio final mix, sound design and musical direction for corporate events....

Adam HowatsonAdam Howatson

Adam joined OpenText in October of 2001 and has served the organisation in numerous roles, including Product Management, Marketing, Engineering, Information Technology, The Office of The President/CEO and PMO, Partner Development and Mergers & Acquisitions. Adam presently holds the station of Chief Marketing Officer and SVP and also oversees OpenText's Global Partner & Alliance operations..

Ade LewisAde Lewis

Ade Lewis is digital marketing agency that works with websites, customers and markets to provide SEO Consultancy..

Adela BelinAdela Belin

Adela Belin is a private educator and a writer at Writers Per Hour. She shares her teaching experience with colleagues, students, and writers.

Adele von WellAdele von Well

Highly motivated, goal driven Senior Manager with a passion for Marketing, Strategy, and Leadership. Experienced in B2B Sales and Marketing, HOD level across the MICE, Telecommunications, and Defence industry..

Adiv MaimonAdiv Maimon

Adiv Maimon is the Head of Product at Continuon, the social media analytics tool that identifies, and segments, influencers to help brands create real relationships that deliver business benefit. A mechatronic engineer, Adiv has crafted a successful career using technology to create real value for brands and businesses.

Adrian GoslettAdrian Goslett

Adrian Goslett is CEO and regional director of RE/MAX Southern Africa. He joined RE/MAX Southern Africa in 2005 as a franchise development consultant, supporting various regions and offices.

Adrian van der MerweAdrian van der Merwe

Chief Executive Officer at North Wind Digital.

Adrian ZanettiAdrian Zanetti

Adrian Zanetti is the Managing Director NEXT Engage with experience in digital, on-demand personal assistance, customer acquisition and retention, user experience, management, value-added solutions, loyalty and rewards, outsourced sales. Qualifications: National Diploma, Marketing and Sales Management (UJ)..

Ahmore Burger-SmidtAhmore Burger-Smidt

Director at Werksmans Attorneys. Main Practice areas: • Africa • Competition Focus: • Competition Law and Data privacy • Appearances before Competition Commission, Competition Tribunal and Competition Appeal Court • Obtaining approval for mergers and takeovers from the competition authorities • Former Deputy Commissioner of the South African Competition Commission • Named as a recommended lawyer in Competition by Chambers Global (2017 and 2018). Education: • BCom (University of North West) • LLB (University of North West) • MBL (UNISA) Received Old Mutual medal.

Ailsa WingfieldAilsa Wingfield

Ailsa Wingfield currently serves as head of thought leadership across Nielsen's global emerging markets, with responsibility for helping companies 'future-proof' their businesses through strategic foresight, knowledge creation and thought leadership curatorship. Ailsa has extensive experience in Africa working with global and local brands in multiple countries across the consumer goods and telecommunications industry..

Aimeé SerrãoAimeé Serrão

Aimee Serrao is a director at Arion Communications. She holds a Masters degree in Communication and Media Studies from Monash University.

Aisling Holmes

Akhram MohamedAkhram Mohamed

Akhram is a Telecommunications professional,passionate about how technology improves lives. As the CTO of Huawei Consumer Business Group he is responsible for implementing the technology and Innovation strategies that help transform the way we communicate.

Alan Knott-CraigAlan Knott-Craig

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..

Alice JakinsAlice Jakins

Taking an agile approach to workflow, I am by your side, helping you move your web, mobile, social media and app projects forward to completion..

Alison TreadawayAlison Treadaway

Alison Treadaway is a director at Striata, a digital communications specialist which provides software and services to medium & large companies across the globe. Treadaway joined Striata in 2002 and served as head of Striata's Africa region for 13 years before moving her focus to marketing strategy and data privacy compliance.

Alistair MokoenaAlistair Mokoena

Managing Director of Ogilvy & Mather Johannesburg. Mokoena has agency and brand experience spanning 17 years.

Andre WesterveldAndre Westerveld

Andre Westerveld is the regional director of Elanco Animal Health in South Africa..

Andreas FurtnerAndreas Furtner

Andreas has a great passion for all things audio and for creating out of the ordinary audio-visual experiences. He has qualifications in Audio Engineering and Pedagogy and has for 15 years travelled the globe working as a Sound Engineer with major bands and productions.

Andrew AllisonAndrew Allison

Andrew Allison is COO at the Red & Yellow Creative School of Business and IAB SA Transformation Council member..

Andrew GibsonAndrew Gibson

Andrew Gibson is a seasoned event professional, and has worked with Magnetic Storm since 2005, also opening Magnetic Storm Cape Town in 2013....

Andrew MacfarlaneAndrew Macfarlane

Andrew has worked at a number of advertising agencies around Cape Town as a conceptual copywriter for above and below-the-line campaigns. After being offered the opportunity to change career paths, he made the jump to public relations.

Andrew MacKenzieAndrew MacKenzie

Managing Director at Boomtown.

Andrew RidlAndrew Ridl

Andrew Ridl, Expert in Digital Communication and the CEO of One Digital Media founded the initial company (MerchInt) which was sold to One Digital Media in 2007. He has gained invaluable experience working in Siemens Business Services (Germany and UK).

Andrew SmitAndrew Smit

Andrew Smit is Head of Data Solutions at NMPi with more than a decade's worth of experience in the online marketing world..

Andrew SmithAndrew Smith

Andrew Smith is the co-founder and CEO of Yuppiechef. After developing websites and intranets for clients since 1999, he founded Yuppiechef in 2006 with Shane Dryden as a part-time venture while they continued to run a small web agency.

Andrew StarkAndrew Stark

Andrew Stark is the managing director: MEA for Flight Centre Travel Group..

Andrew Thabo RussellAndrew Thabo Russell

Since joining Flanagan & Gerard in 2014, Russell has had an open portfolio working on all aspects of development and has been instrumental in dealing with various councils and municipalities throughout the current projects portfolio. Prior to joining Flanagan & Gerard, Russell specialised in business development and raising capital for new projects.

Andrew WoodAndrew Wood

Andrew joined The Unlimited in 2015 as Chief Financial officer. He was later appointed as the Chief Executive Officer in 2017.

Andy HadfieldAndy Hadfield

Andy Hadfield is the CEO of volunteering platform and CSI management tool forgood. He launched his first startup aged 19 before going on to hone his skills in a number of tech ventures, sales apps and one of the first digital engagement programmes in the country, The Deloitte Way.

Andy WalkerAndy Walker

Camper by day, run-and-gunner by night, Andy is editor at Memeburn and prefers his toast like his coffee -- dark and crunchy. Specialising in spotting the next big Instagram cat star, Andy also dabbles in smartphone and game reviews over on Gearburn..

Ané TheronAné Theron

Ané Theron started her career in motoring journalism at Rapport, and moved over to City Press after a few years, before settling into a full time career at AutoTrader SA. She's at her happiest driving along twisty coastal roads, or crawling across rugged terrain in a beefy 4x4, or driving through the desolate Karoo.

Angie WhiteAngie White

Press Office Manager/Writer at Bizcommunity.

Anja van BeekAnja van Beek

Anja van Beek is an independent leadership consultant, talent strategist and coach..

Ann NurockAnn Nurock

A former CEO of Grey South Africa and President/CEO of Grey Canada, Ann Nurock is now the Africa Partner of Relationship Audits and Management, a global consultancy specialising in the measurement, risk mitigation and optimisation of B2B relationships. Contact details: | Twitter @Annnurock.

Anne DolinschekAnne Dolinschek

I'm a gladiator in a pencil skirt aka PR consultant. My aim is to educate brands and corporates to do PR and Digital PR the right way...however, not all are willing to learn..

Annelize van RensburgAnnelize van Rensburg

Annelize van Rensburg is a director at Signium Africa (previously Talent Africa), a South African-based executive search and talent management company servicing sub-Saharan Africa. She is also Leader of Signium's Global Consumer Goods and Services Practice..

Anton CabralAnton Cabral

Anton Cabral is partner and managing executive at LRMG Digital Agency. He began his career in computer-related positions after completing a BSc in Mathematical Sciences (computer science andinformatics).

Antony BourneAntony Bourne

Antony Bourne's responsibilities include acting as the global industry director for industrial manufacturing and high-tech as well as managing the other global industry directors. Antony has over 20 years' experience in the IT industry, including working in the manufacturing sector. Prior to joining IFS in 1997, he held business analyst positions with Ford Motor Company and AlliedSignal.

Aphelele TapileAphelele Tapile

Aphelele a Labour Relations/Labour Law Specialist with a passion for all things Industrial Sociology, Labour Law, Labour Philosophy and Human Capital..

Arno HattinghArno Hattingh

Director at Smartlink.

Auguste CoetzerAuguste Coetzer

Auguste Coetzer is a Director of Signium Africa (previously Talent Africa), a leading South African-based executive search and talent management company servicing sub-Saharan Africa..

Auryn Hiscock and Mikhaila HunterAuryn Hiscock and Mikhaila Hunter

Auryn Hiscock is executive creative director while Mikhaila Hunter is marketing and communications manager at Fort..

Avukile MabomboAvukile Mabombo

Avukile Mabombo is the group marketing manager of Protea Hotels by Marriott..

Barrie SwartBarrie Swart

Barrie Swart is the country head of Gumtree Property. He has spent a decade working in the fields of marketing, media and management in both South Africa and China, holding both an MBA and a bachelor's degree in marketing.

Barry LouzadaBarry Louzada

Living and breathing e-sports for the last 20 years Barry "Anthrax" Louzada has one goal and that is to see e-sports get the true recognition it deserves. Whether it is leading teams to international dominance or shout casting games to panel host.

Belinda KaytonBelinda Kayton

Belinda Kayton is a Media Strategist and Dashboard Enthusiast at The MediaShop Johannesburg. She is both a knitting and boxing enthusiast and works on the LegalWise, Incredible Connection, Marketing2theMax and Bonitas accounts..

Ben ShapiroBen Shapiro

Ben Shapiro began his career of almost 8 years on the conceptual side of advertising as a copywriter before he realised his talents were best put to use at the beginning of the creative process - the point when the strategic thinking happens. Since then he has worked across many different brands and categories.

Benji CoetzeeBenji Coetzee

Benji Coetzee is the founder and chief executive officer of EmptyTrips, an online transport marketplace leveraging algorithms and competitive online auctions to better match demand and supply of cargo transport in Africa, reducing costs and carbon emissions. Coetzee has nearly a decade experience in top-tier management consulting, banking and insurance (The Boston Consulting Group, World Economic Forum and HSBC Africa)..

Bernard FordBernard Ford

CEO at One Channel.

Berry EverittBerry Everitt

Berry Everitt is the CEO of the Chas Everitt International property group, which is one of the top five estate agency companies in South Africa and widely recognised for its innovative marketing methods, its technological leadership - and its absolute dedication to achieving exceptional customer service. Everitt is the youngest son of the group's founders, Charles and Tilla Everitt, and has been involved in the business since it was established in 1988..

Bill RawsonBill Rawson

Bill Rawson is chairman of the Rawson Property Group..

Bogosi MotshegwaBogosi Motshegwa

Bogosi Motshegwa is a strategic planner at Thinkerneur, a brand strategy consulting firm and is Advisory Council Member at Vega School of Design | Brand | Business. He is a brand consultant who specialises in but is not limited to, brand, digital and communication strategy..

Bonga Mpungose SmangaBonga Mpungose Smanga

Bonga Mpungose is the a co-founder and executive board director of Lelentle Trading and Projects (PTY) LTD publisher of Zkhiphani.com one of South Africa's biggest urban youth digital portal. Zkhiphani.com is credible youth news source boasting a monthly readership of 300 000+ afro millennials and member of the IAB..

Bongani ChinkandaBongani Chinkanda

After completing his studies at Rhodes University, Bongani started his career at Unilever, where his passion for marketing was revealed. After years in trade and shopper marketing for companies including BP, Kraft Foods and Kimberly Clark, Bongani founded Dzuwa Media in 2008.

Bongani GosaBongani Gosa

Bongani Gosa is the Founder and Creative Director of BWD Advertising; a full-service communication agency that helps businesses and people to grow. Under Bongani's leadership, BWD has shown extraordinary growth for a business of its size and humbly boasts numerous exceptional achievements.

Boni MchunuBoni Mchunu

Boni Mchunu has been at the helm of East Coast Radio since 2015 and leads the team at KZN's number one hit music station with inspiration. Born and raised in Pietermaritzburg, she is passionate about KwaZulu-Natal and is proud of ECR's standing amongst the people of the province....

Bonnie RamailaBonnie Ramaila

Bonnie Ramaila is a seasoned communication and marketing expert and professional with over 20 years' experience in the communication, public relations, media liaison, advertising, branding, eventing, marketing, reputation management, business development and stakeholder relations and management in both the private and public sectors..

Boris DzhingarovBoris Dzhingarov

Boris Dzhingarov graduated UNWE with a major in marketing. He is the CEO of ESBO ltd brand mentioning agency.

Bradley ElliottBradley Elliott

Bradley Elliott is the managing director at digital customer experience specialists, Platinum Seed..

Brendan McAraveyBrendan McAravey

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..

Brendan SeeryBrendan Seery

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 ran each week in the Saturday Star in Johannesburg and the Weekend Argus in Cape Town.

Brendon Bairstow-KlopperBrendon Bairstow-Klopper

Before joining nlighten in 2010, Brendon held a number of customer experience management positions at a variety of local and international organisations. In his career, which spans almost two decades, he has worked closely with leading financial institutions, hotels and retail giants. He has the unique ability to translate his vast insights and understanding into actionable strategy and focused customer experience improvement..

Brendon WilliamsonBrendon Williamson

Brendon Williamson is CSO at DPO PayGate, which processes payments for over 25,000 online merchants in Southern Africa. DPO PayGate (previously PayGate, VCS and PayThru) is a subsidiary of The Pan-African payments Group, Direct Pay Online (DPO)..

Brent HaumannBrent Haumann

Brent Haumann is the head of platform development at Striata, a digital communications specialist which counts Nedbank, Standard Bank, Absa and other large South African companies amongst its clients. He has been with the company since 2005, when he started as a project manager before joining the platform development team.

Brett MorrisBrett Morris

After eight years in the business, Brett was appointed as executive creative director of FCB Johannesburg. Under his leadership the agency won more awards than ever before in its 80-year history, including South Africa's first-ever Cannes Grand Prix....

Brett St ClairBrett St Clair

Brett St Clair is CEO at Siatik, one of Google's leading African cloud partners. He has 20+ years experience in the global digital landscape.

Brian BerkmanBrian Berkman

Brian Berkman can be contacted on 083-441-8765 or email ..

Brian EagarBrian Eagar

Brian Eagar is the founder and group CEO of TowerStone. From being voted as the naughtiest kid most likely to fail at school, Brian Eagar found success in the information and technology sector as a young sales and marketing executive, culminating in an executive sales and strategy role for one of the Siemens businesses based in Germany.

Brian MechemBrian Mechem

Brian Mechem is COO and Co-Founder of Grin, a software solution for companies who run influencer marketing programs. Grin's software powers some of the best influencer programs in the world, providing insights on ROI and adding efficiency to the influencer marketing process..

Brian PinnockBrian Pinnock

Director of Sales Engineering at Mimecast.

Brian TimperleyBrian Timperley

Brian Timperley is managing director and co-founder of Turrito Networks and managing director of Dial a Nerd..

Brittany HawkinsBrittany Hawkins

Providing authentic, immersive, and exclusive travel experiences in the Western Cape. Seeking to disrupt and innovate the travel industry..

Bronwyn WilliamsBronwyn Williams

Strategic marketer and trend analyst with a special talent for seeing the wood for the trees (and the trees in the wood)..

Bruce HakutizwiBruce Hakutizwi

Bruce Hakutizwi is the USA and International Accounts Manager for BusinessesForSale.com, the world's largest online marketplace for buying and selling small and medium-size businesses. Bruce has over 7 years' experience working within the US business transfer marketplace connecting buyers and sellers..

Bruce SwainBruce Swain

Bruce Swain is the MD of Leapfrog Property Group..

Bruce van WykBruce van Wyk

Bruce van Wyk is the director of PaySpace..

Bryan HammanBryan Hamman

Bryan Hamman is a territory manager for sub-Saharan Africa at Arbor Networks..

Cameron van der BurghCameron van der Burgh

Cameron van der Burgh may have achieved phenomenal success and all its trappings from several Olympic medals but his drive for excellence clearly hasn't subsided. Now in the process of building up his own sports and marketing consultancy in Cape Town and putting effort into his humanitarian work with Steps (a non-profit organisation that enhances the lives of children born with clubfoot in Southern and East Africa)..

Candace BoschCandace Bosch

Candace Bosch has her Masters in Communication and Media Studies. She is a Director at Arion Communications with many years of corporate communication experience.

Candice GoodmanCandice Goodman

Candice Goodman is the DMA's Direct Marketer of the Year 2016. She has headed up Education at the Mobile Marketing Association of South Africa for the past five years, and was on the Mobile Marketing Association (MMA of SA) Advisory Board as Chairman, was the first Certified MMA Mobile Marketer in South Africa and is on the Education Committee of the IAB..

Candice Lee ReevesCandice Lee Reeves

Candice Lee Reeves is the playful Senior Digital Copywriter at South Africa's leading digital marketing platform, Everlytic..

Carey van VlaanderenCarey 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 CoetzeeCari Coetzee

Cari Coetzee is a contributor to Bizcommunity Tourism, Agriculture and Lifestyle..

Carmen MurrayCarmen Murray

Carmen Murray is the founder of Boo-yah! and has become a household name among marketing professionals as a result of her inspirational "masterclasses". These sessions have reached thousands of marketers across SA.

Carrie DalyCarrie Daly

Prior to joining H+K, Carrie worked with clients such as Vodacom Business Africa, Adobe, TNT Express, Coca Cola South Africa and SizweNtsalubaGobodo, to name a few. This allowed her to build a foundation of experience in multiple industries, like financial services, professional services and supply chain.

Cathy HuygheCathy Huyghe

Cathy Huyghe is wine columnist for Forbes and Inc, focusing on business and entrepreneurship within the industry. She is the co-founder and CEO of Enolytics, a big data company for wine, and she is the author of the award-winning book, Hungry for Wine: Seeing the World through the Lens of a Wine Glass..

Cathy Smith

Love a good challenge.

Cecil UngererCecil Ungerer

Cecil Ungerer is the Chief Sales Officer at in-store advertising innovators Smart Media..

Chantel BothaChantel Botha

Chantel Botha is a brand and business innovator who focuses on how customers connect with brands. She finds meaning in designing engaging customer experiences that creates value for brands and their patrons..

Chantel TroskieChantel Troskie

Troskie is passionate about guiding businesses on technology that will help them better understand as well as engage with their customers..

Charl UeckermannCharl Ueckermann

Charl Ueckermann currently serves as chief executive officer at AVeS Cyber Security and assists organisations with strategic IT solutions. He has more than 25 years' in-depth experience in the IT industry, specialising in banking, government, automotive, manufacturing and telecom industry verticals.

Charles SibotoCharles Siboto

Charles Siboto is a delightful, youngish person. He firmly believes that kindness matters and cannot abide people who are asshats..

Chélin RamosChélin Ramos

I am a results-driven designer who strategically combines creative skills with technical know-how, to develop a presence that brings a brand to life. With the end goal always top-of-mind, I align everything I do to a brand's objective, guaranteeing the memorability and success of its final chapter.

Chris BischoffChris Bischoff

Chris is a Research Analyst sustainability specialist with a wealth of knowledge in the green economy, green consumerism and stakeholder perceptions of corporate environmental performance. At Reputation Matters Chris has gained extensive experience with corporate communication and media relations; and manages communication for many of Reputation Matter's clients within the environmental space..

Chris BothaChris Botha

Chris Botha is Group Managing Director, The MediaShop, Johannesburg. Chris started his life in media when he was a student at the University of the Free State.

chris de Lancey

Project Director at Multi-Medi.

Chris JordanChris Jordan

Chris Christou Jordan is a multifaceted South African Author and Radio Industry Specialist..

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 OgdenChris Ogden

Chris Ogden is Managing Director at RubiBlue.

Chris RenecleChris Renecle

Chris Renecle, MD of Renprop, completed his B.Comm Hon (Wits and Unisa) in 1990 and undertook his articles at Ernst & Young. In 1992 he joined Renprop as the financial director, and in 1993 was appointed managing director.

Cindy DiamondCindy Diamond

With almost 20 years of experience in media, Mediamark Group Sales Director Cindy Diamond leads top sales teams tasked to craft multichannel advertising solutions for brands. Cindy is one of the founders of Mediamark and has been instrumental in its transformation from a radio sales house to a media results company drawing on the benefits of radio, digital, tv, content and events, including activations..

Claire CobbledickClaire Cobbledick

Head of Core Business at Gumtree South Africa.

Claire D’AdoranteClaire D’Adorante

With a lifelong interest in art and design, Claire studied at the Greenside Design Centre, obtaining a BA Honours in Interior Design in 2001. She began her career in commercial interiors and then explored the world of turnkey interiors for a year, subsequently returning to interior architecture in commercial and residential design. Travelling to Australia, Claire then worked for a multi-disciplinary practice for six years, completing a wide variety of projects in the commercial, retail, healthcare and education sectors..

Claire Denham-DysonClaire Denham-Dyson

Claire Denham-Dyson started studying anthropology at the university currently known as Rhodes and then moved to UCT. After finishing her Honours degree she moved back to Johannesburg and through fate or luck she found that Warren Moss (CEO of Demographica) was looking for an anthropologist.

Clare O'DonovanClare O'Donovan

Clare works predominately in the corporate and professional services portfolio with a focus on the sustainability, resource and industrial sectors. Clare is a certified crisis counsellor and has managed a number of issues for multinational clients..

Claude SchuckClaude Schuck

Claude Schuck is the regional manager for Africa at Veeam..

Claudelle NaidooClaudelle Naidoo

Claudelle Naidoo is an accomplished Marketing, Consumer & Media Research Specialist with 13 years of experience working across multi-million rand portfolios within organisations such as Nielsen SA, Media 24, Caxton, and Kagiso Media. Currently, Claudelle heads up MediaCom's Analytics & Insights division, where she focuses on using technology and data modelling exercises to develop and execute insights that assist businesses in understanding the impact of their sales and marketing initiatives..

Colin ThorntonColin Thornton

Colin Thornton founded Dial a Nerd in 1998. His first clients were friends and family and his first computer repair room the garage of his parent's home.

Colleen BackstromColleen Backstrom

Colleen is passionately focused on businesses, their strategic thinking and marketing processes using the scientific study of NeuroMarketing..

Cosmos Mashego

Creditors Clerk at The MediaShop.

Craig FreerCraig Freer

Craig Freer is the Executive Head: Cloud at Vox and is responsible for the company's cloud services..

Craig HannabusCraig Hannabus

Craig Hannabus is Group Digital Strategist at Havas, a communications industry leader that delivers impactful, integrated marketing solutions for leading brands and businesses in Southern Africa and beyond. He has spent his entire adult life in the technology and marketing industry, exploring both the development and the content creationa spects of it..

Craig HeanCraig Hean

Hean has over 15 years' experience in commercial property. Besides regional management and his responsibility to drive revenue and increase profits, he remains active in the area of business development and transaction management for corporate clients.

Craig WallisCraig Wallis

Craig is blessed with a beautiful wife and two beautiful and intelligent daughters, who by his own admission have their mother's genes. For the past six and a half years, Craig has been the go-to guy for all things Out of Home at The MediaShop, a platform he is very passionate about.

Daan Du ToitDaan Du Toit

10 years of Online Media experience with Media Initiatives Group in London, where after I opened an office for them in South Africa that I managed for almost 4 years. Now the Co-Owner and MD of Mark 1 Media in Cape Town..

Dale FerreiraDale Ferreira

Sconetent is a digital agency that looks to partner with the best possible clients to aid them in developing a strategic message that is delivered to the correct audience at the right time..

Dali TemboDali Tembo

Dali Tembo is a leading strategic mind canvassing how globalisation is affecting Africa's youth. Having completed his undergrad in organisational psychology, business management and public management, Dali went on to study a post-grad honours in marketing and an MBA specialising in emerging markets from the University of Liverpool....

Damon StapletonDamon Stapleton

Damon went to New Zealand to work with his old partner Shane Bradnick and make some secret creative sauce. Before that he was ECD at Saatchi and Saatchi Australia, before that, Group ECD of TBWA Hunt Lascaris and Global ECD of Standard Bank.

Dan PinchDan Pinch

Dan Pinch is ECD at Atmosphere Communications and King James..

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.

Daniel DercksenDaniel Dercksen

As a freelance film and theatre journalist for more than 30 years, published playwright and creator of the independent training initiative The Writing Studio, Daniel Dercksen received the number one spot for most popular lifestyle contributor for 2012, 2014 and 2015, and 2nd spot in 2016 on Bizcommunity.com..

Daniel LoganDaniel Logan

Daniel Logan is the MD at Prodigi Africa, a business that provides digital receipting tools to the local retail sector, and helps them use data to understand their customers better and improve the way they engage with those customers..

Daniel MunslowDaniel Munslow

Daniel is an independent communication consultant working with leading organisations on mapping out strategic communication, executive communication and crisis communication needs. He regularly speaks at local and international conferences about research, crisis communication, leadership communication, agility and integration.

Daniella ShapiroDaniella Shapiro

Daniella Shapiro is Founder and CEO of DaniellaShapiro.com, a consulting company on the front lines of marketing, social media and branding strategies. Daniella recently launched the Oolala Collection Club, an e-commerce proudly South African, unisex, cutting-edge skincare and lifestyle brand.

Danilo AcquistoDanilo Acquisto

Danilo Acquisto is the CEO of Special Effects Media South Africa, a YouTube Multi-Channel Network (MCN) backed by international partners, which launched in 2017. Special Effects Media is the first commercial Multichannel Network in South Africa, and brings creators, brands, content and audiences together.

Danny BryerDanny Bryer

Danny Bryer is Area Director, Sales, Marketing and Revenue Management, Protea Hotels by Marriott..

Darren KerrDarren Kerr

Darren Kerr has been the director and executive producer at 10th Street (Media) since the company opened in 2014, and has worked in the SA production industry for over 10 years. Since launching 10th Street (as 10th Street Media), he has worked on successful projects such as the Origami Art of Savings campaign for European online banking service Raisin.com, the Big Thanks Yous for Big Hearts production for hair care brand Darling, and on Rocomamas' award-winning #ElectionBurger campaign..

Darren MansourDarren Mansour

Darren Mansour is the Founder and Digital Director of So Interactive, Digital Creative Agency..

Darren OxleeDarren Oxlee

Darren Oxlee is the chief technology officer and director at Utility Systems, a smart water management solutions company. Responsible for the business's technical strategy, Darren plays an integral role in the strategic direction, development and future growth at the company.

Dave NemethDave Nemeth

A leading blue chip international company recently identified Dave as one of the top creative influencers in the country. Dave Nemeth is a qualified designer who has held a variety of senior as well as executive positions with some of the countries leading retail groups, spanning a career of twenty years. Email Dave at , follow @davenemeth on Twitter and connect on Facebook..

Dave NilssonDave Nilsson

Dave Nilsson the CEO and founder of The Converted Click which is a specialist Digital Search Marketing Consultancy specialising in Search Engine Optimisation and SEO Services both locally and abroad..

David ButtDavid Butt

David is responsible for the discovery, design and deployment of global analytics and customer-centric data solutions in multiple verticals. He joined Acceleration's London office in 2007, and has over 15 years' experience in digital marketing technology.

David DickensDavid Dickens

CEO at Direct Marketing Association of South Africa.

David DrewDavid Drew

David Drew is Head of Commercial sub-Saharan Africa at Alpla SA. He's a qualified Chemical Engineer with 20 years' experience in FMCG.

David Geral

David Geral is a partner and head of Bowmans' Banking and Financial Services Regulatory Practice..

David JenkinsDavid Jenkins

David Jenkins is the Co-Founder at Mickey Llew. David has worked across several clients including Investec and Pizza Hut where organic and paid media strategies were crafted, created, launched and managed..

Dawie de WetDawie de Wet

Dr Dawie de Wet is the CEO of Q-KON..

Dawn JorgensenDawn Jorgensen

Dawn Jorgensen is The IncidentalTourist..

Debbie HathwayDebbie Hathway

Debbie Hathway is an award-winning writer, with a special interest in the arts, luxury brands and travel..

Deep BalluDeep Ballu

Deep Ballu is a proficient blogger and content strategist. He has previously contributed for BitcoinNews, SiteProNews, Lifehack, B2BMarketing and Benzinga.

Derryn JacksonDerryn Jackson

Derryn studied a BA in Communications Sciences and Psychology through UNISA and majored in Integrated Marketing Communications. She is currently a Senior Digital Account Manager at Flume Digital Marketing..

Desiree GoodwinDesiree Goodwin

Client Service Manager - Tax at Meredith Harington.

Desiree GullanDesiree Gullan

Having worked at the 'Big Three' advertising agencies in SA and proving her creative mettle abroad, Desirée has won multiple local and international awards for her work - including Cannes Lions and Clios. She believes in the importance of craftsmanship - that it's not in the designing, but in the redesigning.

Devan MoonsamyDevan Moonsamy

CEO at The ICHAF Training Institute.

Devin RossDevin Ross

Devin Ross is a Senior Strategist at Cape Town-based digital agency, MPULL. He has over 6 years experience in strategy and is passionate about how technology and data intertwine with creative and marketing..

Devon MeerholzDevon Meerholz

Devon Meerholz is Chief Creative Officer at IMImobile, a global software and solutions group with a presence in over 60 countries worldwide. Devon's unique approach to creativity is put to good use at IMImobile's Johannesburg office.

Dirk VisserDirk Visser

Dirk Visser started as a social media specialist and in 2015 was promoted to his new position. He now heads a team of 11 - the biggest department at CBR Marketing Solutions, a company that specialises in digital marketing, which includes social media marketing, search engine optimisation, AdWords, web and app design and development, multimedia design and development, and above-the-line marketing..

Dominique PienaarDominique Pienaar

Dominique Pienaar is the CEO at DUO Marketing + Communications, a specialist PR, digital and marketing agency servicing B2B technology companies in sub-Saharan Africa (South Africa, Nigeria and Kenya)..

Dominique TurpinDominique Turpin

Dominique Turpin served as IMD (International Management Development) business school President from July 2010 until the end of 2016. He was also Nestlé Professor at IMD.

Donald MokgaleDonald Mokgale

Donald Mokgale is the General Manager for Posterscope SA. He boasts over 10 years of experience and has a massive passion for out-of-home media..

Doron MalkaDoron Malka

Dr Malka is the founder and president of Ameba Marketing, an award-winning branding and advertising agency in San Diego, which has been crafting and managing hundreds of cutting-edge branding, marketing and public relations campaigns for 21 years. Dr Malka is the author of just-released book BRANDcebo, The Powerful Placebo Effect of Brands..

Doros HadjizenonosDoros Hadjizenonos

Doros Hadjizenonos is Regional Sales Director Southern Africa at Fortinet.

Doug WoolleyDoug Woolley

Doug Woolley is the general manager of Dell EMC South Africa..

Dr Andrew GoldingDr Andrew Golding

Dr Andrew Golding, chief executive of the Pam Golding Property group, was originally in private practice as a General Practitioner on the Atlantic Seaboard from 1991 to 1996, after which he joined the family business as MD in 1996, followed by his present position..

Dr Felicity Coughlan

Dr Felicity Coughlan is director of The Independent Institute of Education..

Dr Greg ClineDr Greg Cline

Greg Cline joined Investec Import Solutions is 2012 and is currently head of corporate accounts. His responsibilities include managing business operations and CRM for Investec Import Solutions' client base. Prior, Cline was business development director at Intel Corporation where he was responsible for regional enterprise sales, strategy and marketing operations.

Dr Hennie RasDr Hennie Ras

Dr Hennie Ras is the in traceability and operations visibility at Fractal Traceability..

Drew van VuurenDrew van Vuuren

Drew van Vuuren is Data Protection Officer at ESET South Africa..

Duduzile MkhwanaziDuduzile Mkhwanazi

Duduzile Mkhwanazi is the CEO of Project Isizwe..

Dylan KohlstädtDylan Kohlstädt

Dylan is the founder and CEO of Shift ONE, a creative integrated digital marketing agency with 12 full time staff members. Shift ONE was incubated by CiTi and Google for Entrepreneurs and she now gives back by offering digital marketing training and workshops and talks to entrepreneurs.

Earle HolmesEarle Holmes

PR & Communications at AFDA /Alumni / Festivals.

Eben EsterhuizenEben Esterhuizen

Eben has over 20 years retail, pharma & FMCG experience in South Africa. He understands consumer & shopper behaviour patterns, and is an expert in CE.

Edward CarbuttEdward Carbutt

Executive Director at Marval Africa.

Edward HerridgeEdward Herridge

Edward matriculated in 1992 after which he performed military service and began his working career in printing by studying electronic origination at the South African Printing College. Edward eventually became an account executive for Oakes and Associates at Investec Bank.

Elaine JackElaine Jack

Elaine Jack is City Improvement District (CID) manager of Sandton Central Management District..

Elena ProtulisElena Protulis

Previously head of social media and content at Aqua (now Wunderman), consulting to numerous agencies and brands on social media, content and digital marketing..

Elizabeth de StadlerElizabeth de Stadler

Elizabeth specialises in all things Consumer Law, plain language drafting and designing and delivering training. She prides herself on being slightly out there and bringing a fresh perspective to compliance issues.

Elizma NolteElizma Nolte

Elizma Nolte is Head of Business Marketing for Sub-Saharan Africa. She is passionate about media, technology and Africa - and finding ways to connect the three for positive change.

Ellen De Matos SilvaEllen De Matos Silva

Ellen is the founder of Digital Blue Ocean and loves finding ways for businesses to grow by using different digital marketing channels. She graduated in Media and Social Communications at Estacio de Sa University, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil and has worked for large international agencies and has a Gold Bookmark award under her belt..

Elna PretoriusElna Pretorius

Industry stalwart Elna Pretorius has been a member of the marketing research fraternity for more than a decade. Co-founder and director at modern insights agency, Columinate, Elna has won several awards for her commitments and contributions to the industry....

Elzette FourieElzette Fourie

I am a Recruitment Communications and Advertising specialist, based in Cape Town. I have over 15 years' experience in the recruitment advertising industry, gained here in SA and having spent 7 years in the UK..

Emmanuel KaseseEmmanuel Kasese

Emmanuel Kasese is the programme manager of the Western Cape Industrial Symbiosis Programme (WISP) at GreenCape. He has masters and undergraduate degrees in chemical engineering from Wits University.

Enver DuminyEnver Duminy

Enver Duminy is the CEO at Cape Town Tourism.

Eran FeinsteinEran Feinstein

Eran Feinstein is the CEO of Direct Pay Online, a global e-commerce and online payments solutions provider for the travel and related industries. With over 14 years of experience leading technology, sales, marketing and operation teams, Feinstein is an authority in the East African e-commerce and payments arena..

Erens TloboroErens Tloboro

Head of Digital & Technology at Lwendo (Pty) Ltd.

Erik Du PlessisErik Du Plessis

Erik is the Chairman of Millward Brown (SA), Visiting Professor at the Copenhagen Business Schools unit of Neuro-Decisionmaking, Conference Speaker on matters of the brain, emotions, advertising and brand strategy, i.e. neuro-marketing....

Estelle NagelEstelle Nagel

Estelle Nagel is Head of Communications at Gumtree and works with dynamic teams in top agencies, as well as the larger internal eBay team..

Estelle NagelEstelle Nagel

Estelle Nagel is the Vertical and Brand Manager of Gumtree South Africa. She holds a Marketing Degree from CPUT with a strong background in Public Relations, Internal and Crisis Communications.

Esti KilianEsti Kilian

Esti Kilian is head of business development and marketing at Itec South Africa. She is a seasoned senior marketing executive, leader and strategist, with expertise in B2B, Channel and B2C marketing..

Euan McNeilEuan McNeil

Euan McNeil is the GM South Africa at FCM Travel Solutions, a global brand operating out of 82 countries which forms part of the Flight Centre Travel Group. He is responsible for the overall strategic direction and results of the brand..

Eugene YigaEugene Yiga

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.

Evan-Lee CourieEvan-Lee Courie

Evan-Lee Courie is Group Editor at Bizcommunity.com..

Faith Ngwenya

Faith Ngwenya is a technical and standards executive at the South African Institute of Professional Accountants (SAIPA).

Farren RoperFarren Roper

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..

Federico DedeuFederico Dedeu

Federico Dedeau is the Business Development Lead for EMEA at indaHash, a global technology platform that connects more than 589,000 social media influencers with a combined reach of one and a half billion followers to brands around the world. An industry veteran with more than 18 years experience in marketing and advertising and has held positions at some of the leading advertising and media agencies in SA.

Francois RankFrancois Rank

Francois is the Head of Written Content for FleishmanHillard South Africa....

Francois van DykFrancois van Dyk

Francois van Dyk, heads up Operations at Ornico, the Brand Intelligence research company. He is part of the management team that has seen Ornico expand across Africa, currently with data resources in 14 countries and employing more than 100 media enthusiasts.

Frank OuyangFrank Ouyang

Frank Ouyang is the chief manager and co-founder of Panda Paper Roll Company, a POS paper roll supplier and mobile payment solution provider. In addition to his love for paper industry, Frank is also dedicated to helping small business entrepreneurs to run better businesses.

Gail MacleodGail Macleod

Gail Macleod is the founder and CEO of proudly South African company Stratcom Branding, as well as a board member of the GLBA (Global Local Branding Alliance) of which she is a founder, with offices in Johannesburg, Berlin, New York, Shanghai, Moscow, Istanbul and Sao Paulo..

Gareth GrantGareth Grant

Having joined the advertising industry in 2005, Gareth quickly made a name for himself in the industry. As a newbie he was invited to guest lecturer at the AAA during 2006 and 2008, providing unique insights into his first impressions of the workplace.

Gareth MountainGareth Mountain

Head of Sales, Olico.

Gareth PearsonGareth Pearson

Gareth Pearson, CEO and shareholder of BMi Research (www.bmi.co.za), is a market research specialist with particular focus in the industrial and FMCG markets in various sectors, including the retail market. He serves as a member of the South African Institute of Packaging's Regional Committee and is involved with the South African Packaging Council.

Garth MeierGarth Meier

Garth Meier is the business development manager - retail and consumer industry at Wipro South Africa..

Gary AllemannGary Allemann

MD of Master Data Management He is passionate about Information Communication Technology (ICT) and more specifically data quality, data management and data governance..

Gary MeyerGary Meyer

Gary is the founder and managing partner of Condriac Digital Communications, a 360-degree integrated marketing agency with offices in Johannesburg, Durban and London. Gary boasts over 10 years' experience in the industry and has worked on brands both locally and across Africa.

Gavin MeyerGavin Meyer

Gavin Meyer is the executive director at Itec SA, an Investec (EP) business..

Gee MotsepeGee Motsepe

Reamogetse Motsepe, better known as Gee. Gee's career spanned across the scenes of traditional and digital playgrounds of the public relations industry.

Geoffrey JäckGeoffrey Jäck

Geoffrey Jäck became MD of Indawo in 2013. He has worked his way through the company, starting on site and developing through the production department and sales and then management.

George MienieGeorge Mienie

Managing Director @ autotrader.co.za Pilot Cyclist.

George WyngaardtGeorge Wyngaardt

George is a seasoned digital strategist with over 10 years experience within the online advertising industry. He left his full-time job at an a large advertising agency in 2016 and dedicated his time to helping small black-owned businesses better utilise SEO and Paid Media to grow.

Gidgette Osborne

Director at GO content Lab.

Gil SperlingGil Sperling

Gil Sperling is the CEO of Flow, a proptech ("property technology") startup revolutionising the rental space by rewarding good tenant behaviour..

Giles ShepherdGiles Shepherd

Chief Executive at Brand Alive, President of the Advertising Benevolent Fund of South Africa.

Gilles TrantoulGilles Trantoul

As VP Strategy for Travel Channels at Amadeus, Gilles is in charge of leading strategy, business development and transformation initiatives for the Travel Channels division. He comes from a consulting background with experiences across industries and continents at Boston Consulting Group..

Gillian RightfordGillian Rightford

Gillian Rightford's CV is a mix of marketing, advertising, and management. A former Group MD of Lowe Bull, she started Adtherapy (www.adtherapy.co.za), a consultancy that talks to agencies and marketers about all things advertising.

Gisela Seeley

Gisela Seeley is Country Leader at Kantar Media South Africa..

Glen BreslerGlen Bresler

Director at Meredith Harington.

Glenn van EckGlenn van Eck

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.

Godfrey ParkinGodfrey Parkin

Godfrey Parkin, CEO of Britefire (www.britefire.com), is an internationally renowned consultant and author in digital business strategy, social computing and online marketing. He has founded innovation-led companies in Zurich, London and Washington DC.

Graeme PalmerGraeme Palmer

Graeme Palmer is a director in the commercial department of Garlicke & Bousfield..

Graham BlackGraham Black

Freelance producer/writer and owner of One Black Sock (Pty) Ltd. I specialise in commercial production and copy..

Graham DeneysGraham Deneys

Graham Deneys is the Strategy Director at Carat in Cape Town..

Graham Du PlessisGraham Du Plessis

Having first started out in the ad tech environment alongside some of the largest local digital publishers, Graham is now the Head of Mobile at South Africa's leading online fashion retailer, Zando, and is able to dive headfirst into the existing and ever-growing space of the mobile environment..

Graham van der MerweGraham van der Merwe

Graham van der Merwe is the Marketing Manager at Outdoorphoto, the largest photographic retailer in South Africa, serving the local market with expert advice and quality service..

Grant FlemingGrant Fleming

Grant Fleming has held senior management positions at leading tech, mobile and ecommerce companies. His current role is CEO of Leadify, an automated sales fulfilment channel that helps B2B and B2C brands and businesses turn internal IP into income.

Greg BenatarGreg Benatar

Greg Benatar is Joint Managing Director of Alliance Media, Africa's leader in Billboard & Airport Advertising. Alliance Media offers OOH opportunities on 25,000 sites in 23 African Countries..

Greg MorrisGreg Morris

Greg Morris is the chief executive officer of MICROmega Holdings Limited. Greg joined the group in 2000 and was appointed CEO in January 2011.

Greg StewartGreg Stewart

Greg Stewart has been in various Media and Advertising roles over the last 30 years. He started at The Star in the late 80's and has been in senior management positions at various media and advertising companies including The Independent Group, Prime Media digital, The Citizen as well as running his own media and advertising consultancy for a number of years.

Guy BergerGuy Berger

Used to do this kind of work at Rhodes University, but on a South African and Pan African scale. Now, the remit is wider and shaped by the United Nations principle..

Gwen WatkinsGwen Watkins

Gwen Watkins is a freelance writer, editor, subeditor and author. Almost 40 years of experience across industrial and commercial writing, as a reporter and PR consultant, has given her expert grounding in brand communication and native advertising.

Gys KappersGys Kappers

Gys Kappers is CEO of WyzeTalk. He is an experienced businessman and entrepreneur who is passionate about the role of business and the Open Innovation paradigm..

Hadlee SimonsHadlee Simons

Hadlee Simons is an editor at Memeburn. Terrible puns make Hadlee difficult to work with, but he brings almost seven years of tech journalism experience to the table.

Hannl CronjeHannl Cronje

Hannl Cronje is the CEO of Orion Organisation NPC based in Atlantis, Western Cape. Orion Organisation NPC creates futures for those with physical, intellectual and psycho-social disabilities through the provision of professional and development services..

Hanno le RouxHanno le Roux

Audit and Accounting Manager at Meredith Harington.

Harry KalmerHarry Kalmer

Harry Kalmer is the Faculty Head of Creative Brand Communication at the AAA School of Advertising Johannesburg Campus. In 2018 Harry was named the recipient of the Barry Ronge Fiction Prize for his book, A Thousand Tales of Johannesburg..

Heidi BrauerHeidi Brauer

Heidi Brauer is the chief marketing officer of Hollard Insurance.

Henk PretoriusHenk Pretorius

Henk Pretorius is the co-founder and CEO of Columinate. He is a marketing researcher and registered research psychologist with the Health Professions Council of South Africa (HPCSA).

Henrie GeyserHenrie Geyser

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.

Herschel JawitzHerschel Jawitz

Herschel Jawitz is CEO of Jawitz Properties..

Hlumelo NdoniHlumelo Ndoni

My twitter bio uses buzz words such as ass kicker, tech geek, and Internet ninja. But when you get down to it- I'm a marketer, a blogger, a social media enthusiast and budding growth hacker..

Howard FeldmanHoward Feldman

Howard Feldman is one of SA's leading entrepreneurs. His experience is global and extensive, spanning more than 20 years of working as a businessman, philanthropist and social commentator.

Hugh TyrrellHugh Tyrrell

Hugh Tyrrell has 30 years of experience in marketing and communications, media, and environmental sustainability. He spent a dozen years initially as a copywriter and creative group head in major advertising agencies.

Iain FentonIain Fenton

Iain Fenton is a British freelance journalist covering a variety of different niches from video gaming and esports news to current affairs and politics. He can usually be found reading, writing and travelling around the world..

Ian SteynIan Steyn

Ian is the Product Executive: Customer Engagement at Innervation PAN African Payment Solutions. He has over 15 years experience in the integration and operation of large range Value Added Services and Payments into various tiers and verticals within retail.

Ilanie BritsIlanie Brits

Audit and Accounting Manager at Meredith Harington.

Ilse van den BergIlse van den Berg

Ilse is a freelance journalist and editor who loves all things related to travel, wine, cars, and entrepreneurship. She is also the editor of Go & Travel, a platform connecting all the stakeholders in the travel & tourism industry.

Imran Salie

Imran is a content and production assistant at Bizcommunity.com..

Irina HerfIrina Herf

Irina Herf is the General Manager of DCMN South Africa. When the office opened in 2017, she brought 15 years' experience in media agencies (independent and performance driven) as well as in a fashion start-up.

Isla PrentisIsla Prentis

Isla Prentis is a Business Unit Manager at The MediaShop..

Itumeleng MothibeliItumeleng Mothibeli

Itumeleng Mothibeli is a director of asset management at Vukile Property Fund..

Iza GrekIza Grek

Energy, personal finance and food processing is the strange combination of niches I have - by hook or by crook - fallen into. I also write just about anything under the sun for all media platforms including magazine, press releases, blogs and research articles..

Jackie CarrollJackie Carroll

Jackie Carroll is the CEO and co-founder of Media Works, South Africa's leading provider of adult education and training for over 21 years..

Jacqueline FreerJacqueline Freer

I've worked with award-winning agencies including Ogilvy & Jupiter Drawing Room. My portfolio of brands & campaigns I have worked on includes Volkswagen, Mercedes Benz, Smirnoff Nightlife Exchange, Rocking The Daisies, Cape Town International Jazz Festival, Revlon, Almay, Maserati, Mitchum, and Fabiani..

Jacqueline van EedenJacqueline van Eeden

Jacqueline is the Business Development Manager: Retail and Consumer Industry at Wipro Limited, Africa..

Jacques BentleyJacques Bentley

Jacques Bentley began his career with a 13-year-long stint in the retail industry, where he refined his management expertise at Hi-Fi Corporation and Bakos Brothers. In 2012, he decided to make the shift from retail to wholesale and tested out the waters as a sales manager at AV Specialists..

Jacques du BruynJacques du Bruyn

Jacques du Bruyn is the MD of digital marketing agency, Flume. He is a RAU graduate where he obtained a BA Marketing Communication degree, and also holds a BA Honours in Brand Leadership from Vega.

Jacques van WykJacques van Wyk

Jacques van Wyk is a director in Labour and Employment Law at Werksmans Attorneys. He was named as a recommended lawyer in Labour & Employment by the Legal500 (2010-2012), and co-authored 'Labour Law in Action - A Handbook on the new Labour Relations Act - 1997' with Frances Anderson.

Jainita KhatriJainita Khatri

I am passionate about customer relationships, and how people and partnerships drive long term sustainable solutions. I enjoy and have delivered several innovative and creative solutions in the South African FMCG industry. Have worked for Procter and Gamble and Coca-cola, before creating Prana Business Consulting..

Jake WillisJake Willis

CEO at Lulaway.

James MaposaJames Maposa

Maposa is the founder and managing director of Birguid, a research and advisory company. Maposa has 15 years work experience, mostly spent in research and strategy consulting.

James WilsonJames Wilson

James is a communications and marketing specialist with more than 17 years' experience. He has worked in agencies and in-house, giving him the full scope of agency and client life....

Jan KühnJan Kühn

Jan Kühn is a director of INOVO, a contact centre business solution provider..

Jane StevensonJane Stevenson

Named by CEO publication as SA's most influential government businesswoman in the SME sector in 2012, she's big on vision, strategy and effective communication. Start with a successful business strategy and executive coaching consultancy to leading national brands...

Jarred CinmanJarred Cinman

Jarred is the CEO VML South Africa, widely regarded as the best digital agency in South Africa, and a part of one of the leading digital agency networks in the world....

Jarred Mailer-LyonsJarred Mailer-Lyons

Digital Media Strategist at The MediaShop.

Jarryd ChatzJarryd Chatz

Jarryd Chatz is the CEO of BitCo. He began his career as a retail store manager in Cape Town within the Vodacom Chatz Franchise Group.

Jaryd RaizonJaryd Raizon

Founder at Trusted Talent, Trusted Interns & The Bursary Lottery.

Jay ThomsonJay Thomson

If Jay could ride his F800GS adventure motorbike every day for the rest of his days on planet earth, he would. He is a serious biker and adventurist.

Jayson O’ReillyJayson O’Reilly

As MD of @Vance Cyber Security, Jayson O'Reilly is responsible for maintaining agility, putting clients first, and addressing cybersecurity challenges through thought leadership - and most importantly, ensuring that customers do not subscribe to the madness of doing the same thing while expecting a different result..

Jedd CokayneJedd Cokayne

Jedd has been in the media industry for 19 years and worked within media agencies and creative agencies like OMD, JWT and Joe Public. He has been lucky enough to work on some fantastic brands like Nissan, Ford, Siemens, Smart Car, Clover, MTN, Absa, Coca Cola and Famous Brands, to name a few..

Jeff HarveyJeff Harvey

Born in Durban, raised in Joburg and seasoned in Adland, Jeff has a fetish for fresh ideas and clear, clever writing. After meeting a copywriter while studying Business Science at UCT, Jeff got an itch for ads that only an internship at King James could scratch. Since then he’s worked at Saatchi & Saatchi, Havas, Switch and Grey. With over a decade’s experience as a copywriter, he’s snared numerous awards including a D&AD Pencil, gold Cannes Lion and gold Loerie..

Jeff OsborneJeff Osborne

Jeff Osborne heads up the Gumtree Automotive Team from their office in Johannesburg. Jeff has decades of experience in the motor industry and served as the CEO of the Retail Motor Industry for 13 years.

Jenni LawrenceJenni Lawrence

Jenni Lawrence is the MD Grant Thornton B-BBEE Verification Services, one of the first verification agencies accredited in South Africa. Jenni consults not just on verification, but training, scorecard compilation, gap analysis, scenario planning, consulting and strategy planning and supplier analysis.

Jennifer PaddockJennifer Paddock

Jennifer Paddock is a specialist sectional title attorney and managing partner of Paddock, sectional title and home owners' association specialists..

Jennifer SteinJennifer Stein

Jennifer Stein lives and breathes PR. With over 25 years in the industry she has extensive corporate and consumer PR experience across a number of sectors including automotive, IT, fast moving consumer goods, pharmaceutical, property, luxury brands and various services industries.

Jennigay CoetzerJennigay Coetzer

Jennigay Coetzer has 30 years experience as a journalist, freelance writer, editor and author. She also provides media training and writing skills training..

Jennilee PeremoreJennilee Peremore

Jennilee Peremore is a media and communications professional with diverse experience in the industry. She has a Master's Degree in Applied Media and a Bachelor's Degree in Media, Communication and Culture..

Jerry BothaJerry Botha

Jerry Botha is the managing partner of Tax Consulting SA, a fully independent firm of tax practitioners, admitted attorneys and chartered accountants in South Africa..

Jerry MpufaneJerry Mpufane

Jury President IAB SA Bookmarks 2018 and Chairman of the M&C Saatchi JHB Group.

Jessica TennantJessica Tennant

Jess is Marketing & Media Editor at Bizcommunity.com. She is also a contributing writer.

JG BezuidenhoutJG Bezuidenhout

I believe in the power of entrepreneurs, particularly in their ability to facilitate and promote South Africa's economic growth. My passion is developing innovative/disruptive solutions, asking why and challenging the status quo..

Joanna OosthuizenJoanna Oosthuizen

Joanna is MD of Ogilvy Public Relations South Africa (http://ogilvy.co.za/about-us/ogilvy-pr/). She started her career at Microsoft SA before going on to London, where she worked at Schroders Investment Management.

Joanne BushellJoanne Bushell

Majoring in Business Administration, Marketing and Industrial Psychology, Joanne Bushell brings with her a wealth of experience through her time at Regus, which she commenced as a corporate sales manager and through her dynamic leadership, saw her eventually becoming the country manager of Southern and East Africa. Now expanded into the rest of Africa, Bushell is the MD South Africa and VP Sales for Africa..

Joe BoyleJoe Boyle

Joe Boyle is the Commercial Director of FreshStop, the largest and fastest growing convenience retail brand in South Africa. Joe has worked in the retail industry for more than 30 years and has been instrumental in developing food retail brands in South Africa during this time, which includes developing and growing the FreshStop retail brand over the last 10 years..

Johan BotesJohan Botes

Johan Botes is Head of the Employment Practice for Baker McKenzie in Johannesburg. He has a Master's Degree in Labour Law, and regularly appears in the CCMA, Bargaining Councils, Labour Court and High Court.

Johan ScheepersJohan Scheepers

Johan Scheepers is Commvault systems engineering director for MESAT.

Johan WaltersJohan Walters

Johan Walters is managing consultant at DQ&A with 20 years experience in digital marketing..

Johanna McDowellJohanna McDowell

Johanna McDowell counsels clients and agencies around expectations in the advertising, marketing process. She is CEO of the Independent Agency Search and Selection Company (IAS), a division of black-owned marketing services group Mazole Holdings.

Johette SmutsJohette Smuts

Johette Smuts is head of data and analytics at PayProp, South Africa's largest processor of rental payments for the property management industry. In addition to being a CFA charterholder, Smuts is a Stellenbosch University graduate with a BCom Honours degree in financial risk management.

John LaurenceJohn Laurence

John is MD of HeadSpace Neuromarketing and is an experienced marketer with over 15 years in the marketing and advertising industry. As well as having worked in marketing research, he has headed the marketing divisions of two blue-chip global brands in South Africa and has developed strategy for several well-known brands.

John LittleJohn Little

John Little is regional managing partner, Middle East and Africa at The Observatory International. Between 1981 and 2009 he held the positions of MD of Ogilvy Jhb, Group MD of Leo Burnett, MD of Ogilvy Africa and CEO of GroupM, Africa.

John LoosJohn Loos

John Loos is Property Sector Strategist: FNB Commercial Property Finance.

John SaneiJohn Sanei

Specialties: Speaker, Trend Curator, Innovator, Business Strategist, Inspirator, Entrepreneur. John's latest book MAGNETiiZE is now available. https://www.johnsanei.com.

Jolene BlundellJolene Blundell

Jolene Blundell is head of sustainability at Saint-Gobain: Sub-Saharan Africa. Blundell holds a master's degree in environmental engineering and is passionate about helping businesses to manage their environmental footprint..

Jon RatcliffeJon Ratcliffe

Jon is the CEO of engage Video Group, a data-driven, social video publishing business. Jon is also the chairman of the Cape Town branch of the Advertising and Media Association of South Africa (AMASA) and the African representative to the World Economic Forum's global agenda council on the global creative economy....

Jonathan Goldberg

Jonathan Goldberg is CEO of Global Business Solutions, an employment relations consulting and training company with offices in Johannesburg, Durban, Cape Town, East London and Port Elizabeth. He is an accredited senior commissioner of the Commission for Conciliation, Mediation and Arbitration, and serves on the IMSEC and Tokiso Dispute Resolution panels..

Jonathan HoustonJonathan Houston

Head of Digital for HKLM Group and a semi-active blogger trying to learn as much as I can and educate as I go along....

Joon ChongJoon Chong

Joon Chong is a partner in the Tax Practice at Webber Wentzel..

Joseph NeusuJoseph Neusu

Joseph Neusu is a digital marketer with extensive experience in digital strategy and execution, including social media. He has a great passion for understanding human behaviour and is an expert in neuroscience marketing.

Josephine WawiraJosephine Wawira

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..

Josh Da CostaJosh Da Costa

BCom Economics graduate from The University of Cape Town, soon to be a postgraduate LLB student. PR and Communication Intern at R-Squared..

Joy-Marie LawrenceJoy-Marie Lawrence

Joy-Marie Lawrence is the Group Executive for the Western Cape at EOH Holdings Limited. Joy-Marie was appointed to the UCT Graduate School of Business (GSB) Board of Advisors effective 1 July 2018.

Juanita PienaarJuanita Pienaar

Juanita Pienaar is an editorial assistant for the Marketing & Media news portal at Bizcommunity.com and is also a contributing writer..

Juanita VorsterJuanita Vorster

Juanita Vorster connects the dots between the next and the now. Drawing from her knowledge that earned her the designations of Certified Director, Certified Ethics Officer, and Chartered Public Relations Practitioner, Juanita helps organisations build the bridge between disruptive innovation and future success. Her keynote presentation on Disruptology moves away from merely highlighting the technological advances driving disruption to explore how anyone can develop their own solutions to turn their unique challenges into exciting opportunities..

Judith MiddletonJudith Middleton

Judith Middleton is the Head of the Advisory Services Division at DUO Marketing + Communications. She founded DUO Marketing + Communications in 2004 and has extensive experience in strategic marketing and business development.

Julia AhlfeldtJulia Ahlfeldt

Julia Ahlfeldt is a Certified Customer Experience Professional (CCXP). She consults to blue-chips and multi-nationals and advises them how to retain relevance and increase profits by transitioning from inwardly focused silos to being dynamic and customer-centric.

Julia BreakeyJulia Breakey

Julia is a junior writer at Memeburn; a UCT film graduate with a passion for dogs, media, and dog-centric media. If she's not gushing about the new television show that you need to watch, she's rewatching The Good Place (which you need to watch)..

Julian ThomasJulian Thomas

Julian Thomas is a Solution Architect and Development Manager, specialising in the delivery of solutions within Data Warehousing, Business Intelligence, Master Data Management and Data Quality Control. He also wears a Strategic hat and is able to assist clients with the creation of business strategies and roadmaps for the implementation of BI Competency Centres and Information Management Solutions respectively..

Justin McCarthyJustin McCarthy

Justin is a media, marketing, technology and telecoms specialist and a creativity and innovation crusader. Persuasion comes in many forms - subtlety is not his favourite and as a libertarian free speech advocate he defends the right to offend.

Kai HennigesKai Henniges

Kai is the co-founder and CEO of video intelligence, a contextual video ad platform that connects publishers, content providers and brands through storytelling. Kai founded video intelligence in 2016, and previously co-founded video on demand service Viewster..

Kalliebree KeynerdKalliebree Keynerd

Kalliebree has several years' experience in implementing digital campaigns that align and achieve the key objectives of a brand. Before joining Joe Public Connect as Head of Social, she was the Head of Digital at Meropa Communications.

Kamal MokraniKamal Mokrani

Kamal Mokrani is an experienced, multi-lingual and results-orientated executive with over 34 years international experience, operating at senior levels within a number of companies. He joined InfiNet Wireless in 2008 as the global vice president responsible for sales and marketing. Previously, he lived in various countries in Europe, the Middle East and Africa, and worked for companies such as Control Data, British Telecom (BT) and Marconi..

Karen PetersenKaren Petersen

Karen Petersen is a development director at Tongaat Hulett Developments (THD), the land conversion and property arm of the listed agri-business and sugar conglomerate, Tongaat Hulett. After several years managing several land assets in its land portfolio, she is responsible for leading and driving the organisation's Strategy and Business Intelligence unit..

Karl ReedKarl Reed

Karl Reed is Chief Marketing & Solutions Officer at Elingo.

Kate MollettKate Mollett

Kate Mollett is the regional manager for South Africa at Veeam. Mollett has experience in working in both the vendor and partner ecosystems and is tasked with driving Veeam solutions to the next level in a hyper-available landscape..

Kate WilsonKate Wilson

Kate is Client Service Director at Duke. With over 14 year's in marketing and advertising, Kate has honed her skills in searching for consumer insights, not only to build effective communication campaigns that drive behaviour change, but also in order to design and develop digital services that deliver on the needs of the consumer..

Keabetswe KgomongweKeabetswe Kgomongwe

Kea is a Programmatic Specialist Hoorah Digital. She has a demonstrated history of working in the media and advertising industry.

Keenan BouwerKeenan Bouwer

Head of operations at Lightspeed Digital Media. I have a strong base in marketing and I believe in focused strategies that bring brands to their relevant audiences.

Kelly JacksonKelly Jackson

Kelly Jackson is the General Manager of Contiki in South Africa and recently celebrated nine years with the brand. Jackson has almost 20 years of experience within the travel and tourism industry - having studied travel and tourism, and working her way through various sectors of the industry ranging from a junior domestic travel consultant, wholesale sales representative, business development manager, and senior contracting manager, before settling into the world of sales and marketing with Contiki..

Kelly McGillivrayKelly McGillivray

Putting productions of every shape and size together for over 20 years. Now CEO of TheSquad Creative Events and on a mission! Creating brilliantly planned, well executed and bodacious event experiences.

Keri-Ann StantonKeri-Ann Stanton

Keri-Ann Stanton is Head of Communications at M&N Brands..

Kerry HayesKerry Hayes

Kerry Hayes is the Editor of Tourism Update, a tourism news publication reporting on tourism-related news across southern and East Africa. She has worked in the publishing industry for over a decade, with editorial experience in the décor and design, food and wine, motoring, marketing and social media, and travel and tourism industries.

Kerry HopeKerry Hope

Business Development Manager at Magic Software South Africa..

Kerryn LloydKerryn Lloyd

A technophile and poorly disguised nerd, Kerryn has over seven years' experience in Marketing, Brand Management and Corporate Communications background - with a passion for research, writing and all things digital..

Keshia PatchiappenKeshia Patchiappen

With over 11 years of experience in both the communication and digital realms, Keshia has the learning required to give clients the edge in the highly competitive market of corporate communications. Keshia has worked for global communications agencies such as Ogilvy and GGi, and lists amongst the clients she has represented Engineering counsel of South Africa, SANOFI, Kellogg's, Ford Motors, TGR Attorneys.

Kevin TuckerKevin Tucker

Kevin Tucker launched PriceCheck, an online product comparison platform, in 2006 with the aim of changing the way consumers are able to access and sort through big data to make informed purchasing decisions. With more than 20 years' experience in coding and a deep understanding of successful entrepreneurship, Kevin brings a wealth of business and software development knowledge to his role as CEO..

Khangelani DzibaKhangelani Dziba

Khangelani Dziba is a communicator with key interests in Brand Communications and Diversity Studies. He has a sociological outlook on social issues and believes in storytelling with a difference..

Kim LawrenceKim Lawrence

Course Consultant at GetSmarter and Contributor for Bizcommunity..

Kim WinstanleyKim Winstanley

With thousands of successful events under her belt, many of them breaking creative boundaries but always executed to top standards with impeccable attention to detail, Kim Winstanley's work as Worx Group's chief growth officer continues to lead the company from strength to strength....

Kirigo KamoreKirigo Kamore

Content Manager & Global Diversity Champion at McCann Worldgroup (Johannesburg) Executive MBA Graduate. My love of writing has brought with it an opportunity to meet different people, each of them sharing narratives imbued with wisdom gained from their own "inexhaustible variet[ies] of life." Wisdom attained from their own follies and triumphs, thereby inspiring me to try my hand at entrepreneurship..

Kirsten McLeod GroblerKirsten McLeod Grobler

Kirsten is an experienced marketer, brand manager and content writer. She is the owner-manager of Source Marketing Solutions, a boutique marketing and branding consultancy.

Konanani LiphadziKonanani Liphadzi

Dr Konanani Liphadzi is the CEO of Fruit SA, a non-profit organisation that represents the voice of SA's fresh fruit industry..

Kriben ReddyKriben Reddy

Kriben Reddy is senior director: head of auto information solutions at TransUnion. His key focus over the last three years has been around digital transformation within the auto industry.

Kyle RolfeKyle Rolfe

Kyle Rolfe is the brand engineer and founder of creative consultancy, Idea Power..

Lana JacobsLana Jacobs

Lana Jacobs is a senior associate at Bowmans and a member of the Shipping and Logistics practice..

Lance Branquinho

Senior writer, photographer, social media manager with a decade of industry experience in automotive content..

Lara Utian-PrestonLara Utian-Preston

Lara Utian-Preston is a passionately committed communications expert and strategist with a focus on promoting African content and events. Two decades of working across Africa have provided her with insights and experience that she puts to work for the projects she manages.

Lara-Anne DerbyshireLara-Anne Derbyshire

Lara's official role is a creative team leader but she considers herself as someone who inspires and facilitates possibility and creativity - Boomtown's values. Overseeing the creative process, Lara ensures her team find the best possible creative solutions for clients, for them to realise their possibility....

Lauren HartzenbergLauren Hartzenberg

Retail editor and lifestyle contributor at Bizcommunity.com. Cape Town apologist.

Leago MonarengLeago Monareng

Leago is an intermediate - level public relations and communications consultant with over two years' working experience in the media industry. Currently a P.R Account Executive at Glasshouse Communication Management, Leago specialises in media relations, content development, event public relations and support of crisis communications..

Lebo Madiba

Lebo Madiba is Chief Marketing Officer, Ansys Limited. Ansys Limited is a diversified digital technology group.

Lebogang MokubelaLebogang Mokubela

Chief Executive Officer at Lemok Group (Pty) Ltd.

Leigh AndrewsLeigh Andrews

Leigh Andrews (@leigh_andrews) is Editor-in-Chief: Marketing & Media at Bizcommunity.com and one of our Lifestyle contributors. She's also on the 2018 Women in Marketing: Africa advisory panel, was an #Inspiring50 nominee, and can be reached at ....

Leigh DawberLeigh Dawber

Leigh Dawber is marketing executive at Cape Town Tourism..

Lesley SquiresLesley Squires

Lesley Squires is a market intelligence specialist at the Southern Africa Stainless Steel Development Association (Sassda)..

Lester PhilanderLester Philander

Lester Philander is a Junior Achievement South Africa alumnus, having taken part in an entrepreneurial development programme while he was in high school, where the idea for his now successful business, Essential Candles, was born. Essential Candles manufactures branded candles for restaurants, hotels, corporates and wedding boutiques across South Africa..

linda grahamlinda graham

Linda Graham is a qualified financial planner and owner of a boutique marketing agency, FinCommunications, servicing the financial services industry. For further information please contact ..

Linda ReddyLinda Reddy

Supply Chain Director at Nando's.

Linda TrimLinda Trim

Linda Trim, director at FutureSpace, a co-working joint venture between Investec Property and workplace specialists Giant Leap..

Linda TshabalalaLinda Tshabalala

Linda Tshabalala is business development manager for the Commercial-Public Sector at Lightstone. He has a strong background in property, sales and finance and is very passionate about client engagement.

Linden BirnsLinden Birns

Linden Birns is a founding partner of BHK Crisis Communications. With its representatives in Cape Town, Seattle and Toulouse, BHK is the world's only crisis communications practice specialising in the aerospace and air transport industry.

Lindy LeeLindy Lee

Lindy Lee is the sales & service management head: Retail at T-Systems South Africa.

Lionel BourgeoisLionel Bourgeois

Director at VETTA Co.

Lisa IllingworthLisa Illingworth

A journalist and editorial specialist in content development across print, online and radio platforms with a particular passion for entrepreneurship and SMME's. Director and co-founder of a "for purpose" business that launches entrepreneurial kids..

Lisa MacleodLisa Macleod

Lisa MacLeod is head of digital, Tiso Blackstar Group..

Lisa SteingoldLisa Steingold

Lisa Steingold is a marketer, wannabe cyclist and author of Cut the Crap; the Power of Authenticity for Brands..

Liz SegalLiz Segal

With almost ten years in the automotive industry, Liz Segal began her career at sub-Saharan Africa Jaguar as national sales manager, whereafter she moved on to become Toyota South Africa's product marketing manager in the passenger vehicle line. Currently, she is Nissan's general sales manager spearheading markets in Nigeria, Angola and Ghana..

Louis KoenLouis Koen

Louis Koen is the CEO of Crimson Line, a leading cloud-migration specialist. Through a deep understanding of the fast-evolving world of IT, he has ensured that his company has remained at the fore of tech innovation.

Louise HeferLouise Hefer

Louise Hefer has over a decade of media industry experience - currently Media Strategist and CCM (Chief Coffee Maker) at The MediaShop. She is a custodian of knowledge management, laughing, having fun and seeing the glass half full.

Louise MarslandLouise Marsland

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..

Louise RobinsonLouise Robinson

Louise Robinson is Sales Director at CG Consulting and Database360.

Loyiso "The Victor" TwalaLoyiso "The Victor" Twala

Loyiso 'The Victor' Twala is a Creative Director at FCB Joburg. He was identified by the agency as a young leader with an important role to play in the agency's future, and sent to LeaderSurf to help forge additional leadership skills..

Lufuno MakungoLufuno Makungo

Lufuno Makungo is a Freelance Advertising Executive. Email: Lufuno.makungo@gmail.com.

Lunice JohnstonLunice Johnston

Lunice Johnston founded Lunice Johnston Communications in 2016. She decided to take the plunge and own her own reputation management business after gathering more than 25 years' experience working for various public relations and reputation management agencies.

Lwazi PitiLwazi Piti

Lwazi Piti is a PR ICT and B2B consultant with just over three years experience. He started off doing consumer PR and Communication, consulting for a broad spectrum of clients.

Lynette HundermarkLynette Hundermark

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.

Lynn JoffeLynn Joffe

Lynn Joffe heads up Creatrix, a radio branded content specialist, bringing destination listening to a spectrum of South African target markets. Creatrix is the custodian of several successful storytelling campaigns, including Absaville (Absa), 24/7 Chomza Place (Telkom) and Makarapa City (Anglo American)..

Madelain RoscherMadelain Roscher

Described as a Public Relations (PR) doctor by her peers, Madelain Roscher is the Managing Director of PR Worx, a full-service marketing-communications agency, which she established in 2001. With 22 years' in-depth industry experience based on an impressive consulting and corporate career, the firm has achieved remarkable successes under her leadership..

Maiyo FebiMaiyo Febi

Maiyo Febi is the founder and managing director of Native Worx Public Relations and Communications, a boutique PR agency specialising in lifestyle and entertainment. Out of all the cool PR stuff she gets to do, she loves strategy, employee engagement, communications research, relationship building, event management and media relations.

Maiyo FebiMaiyo Febi

Maiyo Febi is the founder and managing director of Native Worx Public Relations and Communications, a boutique PR agency specialising in lifestyle and entertainment. Out of all the cool PR stuff she gets to do, she loves strategy, employee engagement, communications research, relationship building, event management and media relations.

mamahlatse marokanemamahlatse marokane

I'm a creative and hardworking young woman, focused on growing professionally. I have proven success with implementation of marketing strategies and the creation and execution of event activations, marketing and PR campaigns..

Mandisa MaketaMandisa Maketa

Mandisa Maketa is the general manager for Bolloré Africa Logistics South Africa. She has been working in transport and logistics since 2001, where she kicked off her career with Mediterranean Shipping Company.

Manie van SchalkwykManie van Schalkwyk

Manie van Schalkwyk has a B.Com from the University of Pretoria and has 30 years professional experience which 23 years are specialised in the broader credit information industry. He was appointed as the Executive Director of the SAFPS in February 2016.

Manuela Dias De DeusManuela Dias De Deus

Manuela Dias De Deus is owner and Director at One-eyed Jack marketing and communications agency. She was selected as a 2018 Loeries judge for Live Communications / PR & Media Communication..

Marc LubnerMarc Lubner

Marc Lubner is CEO of Afrika Tikkun, a South African non-profit organisation focusing on youth development from cradle to career. He is also founder and executive chairman of the Smile Foundation, which treats children with facial abnormalities.

Marcus ‘The Maltese Falcon’ BrewsterMarcus ‘The Maltese Falcon’ Brewster

marcusbrewster is a brand synonymous with PR excellence in SA. An industry innovator, leader, and inspiration, Brewster affiliated his multi-award winning boutique firm with larger Level 1 BBBEE marketing/comms agency MediaRevolution for scale in 2016 and went on to launch Marcus Brewster International in Europe the following year.

Mareike PietzschMareike Pietzsch

I am part of the fantastic marketing team at Giltedge Africa - 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..

Margie KnapMargie Knap

People fascinate me! Insights into what makes them tick, what they do with their time, where they go, what they do - this intrigues me. I thrive on coupling those consumer insights and a client's business challenges.

Marí Lategan

Marí Lategan is the Head of Marketing and Communications at Curro Holdings, a JSE-listed independent school operator..

Marian SalzmanMarian Salzman

Marian Salzman-known as one of the world's top five trendspotters - has a communications career that has spanned more than three decades, across multiple industries and the globe. She now heads up comms - , owned and paid - at Philip Morris International (PMI) as it embarks on its transformation to a smoke-free landscape....

Marie YossavaMarie Yossava

Marie Yossava, founder and owner of Grapevine Communications, embarked on a PR/communications career more than two decades ago. In the past twenty years she has built a solid media relations consultancy, which focuses exclusively on media relations..

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Marino SigalasMarino Sigalas

Account Director at The MediaShop.

Marisa JacobsMarisa Jacobs

Marisa Jacobs is a director at Xpatweb and has a wealth of knowledge on immigration, specialising in the application of temporary and permanent residence applications..

Marisa LouwMarisa Louw

Freelancer: PR Account Director | Writer | Project Manager | Social Media Manager | Google Analytics & AdWords.

Marisah NieuwoudtMarisah Nieuwoudt

Tourism Manager at Vinpro.

Marius du ToitMarius du Toit

Marius du Toit is the founder and managing director of Beat the Price. His love of cars and having contact with people motivated him to build a successful career in the car industry for more than 30 years.

Mark BussinMark Bussin

Dr Mark Bussin is the chairperson of 21st Century Pay Solutions and an Exco member of the South African Reward Association (SARA)..

Mark GalasiewskiMark Galasiewski

Mark Galasiewski (gala-SHEV-ski) is chief analyst for Asia and Emerging Markets at Elliott Wave International. After joining the firm in 2005, Mark wrote essays for The Elliott Wave Theorist which correctly forecasted the global financial crisis.

Mark TomlinsonMark Tomlinson

Mark started his digital career in 1997, navigating the likes of Netscape and Mosaic. Part of a small group of digital entrepreneurs in South Africa, he went on to start his first agency in 1999.

Marnus BroodrykMarnus Broodryk

Marnus Broodryk is an entrepreneur, author, investor, speaker and SME advocate. He is the founder and CEO of The Beancounter, and recently released his first book "90 Rules for Entrepreneurs"..

Maroefah SmithMaroefah Smith

Enthusiastic UCT graduate with a passion for fashion, film, and words..

Marthinus Van Loggerenberg and Tuelo LechutiMarthinus Van Loggerenberg and Tuelo Lechuti

Marthinus van Loggerenberg heads up strategy at Hellocomputer Cape Town. He specialises in brand narrative, branded entertainment, word-of-mouth marketing, brand identity design and trend forecasting.

Martin LambertiMartin Lamberti

Hi, I'm Martin Lamberti, founder of Level180. Real-time recognition is a big part of the work we do for our clients, and we've learned what to measure, and how best to achieve real-time recognition.

Martin MyersMartin Myers

Co-owner at Triple M Entertainment, founder Music Exchange, manager Sipho Hotstix Mabuse.

Martin Tvede LarsenMartin Tvede Larsen

Martin Tvede Larsen is from Denmark travelling through Africa with his wife, Erika, from the Philippines; and the co-founders of While in Africa - a blog promoting Africa as a destination to the international market..

Maryla MasojadaMaryla Masojada

Maryla Masojada is co-founder and MD of Trade Intelligence, South Africa's pre-eminent source of retail business research, analysis and capability building solutions. TI has been providing powerful insight commentary and profiles on the South African consumer goods retail landscape and its players to over 40 of SA's leading multinational and local consumer goods manufacturers, retailers and service providers, since 2004..

Matt RossMatt Ross

Matt's love of original, ground-breaking ideas and technologies have taken him across the globe to create multi-award winning campaigns and products for numerous clients including Nike, Volkswagen, Honda, Playstation, Hasbro, Guinness and Coca-Cola..

Matt ZajechowskMatt Zajechowsk

Outreach Manager at Digital Third Coast.

Meagan DuckittMeagan Duckitt

Meagan is a fashion designer, stylist, writer and public speaker. She owns a small clothing business called Calista Clothing and enjoys using her knowledge to empower women..

Megan BowmanMegan Bowman

Megan Bowman is a senior consultant at Kantar Consulting, a strategic sales and marketing consultancy. She approaches marketing problems through both and art and science lenses with experience crafted through global marketing at Unilever and quantitative market research at TNS..

Megan SayleMegan Sayle

Megan Sayle graduated with a BA degree, majoring in English and Philosophy, from the University of Stellenbosch. She continued her studies, completing a Postgraduate Diploma in Marketing, Advertising and Communications at Red and Yellow in Cape Town.

Mercia LampenMercia Lampen

Mercia is currently a digital media strategist at The MediaShop..

Mfundo NtsibandeMfundo Ntsibande

Mfundo Ntsibande is marketing professional with over 16 years career of building brands, with a maverick approach to brand thinking. A thought- leader with a background in media and broadcasting (TV, Radio, Print), Advertising and entrepreneurship.

Michael BarettaMichael Baretta

Michael Baretta is an experienced creative thinker who is deeply committed to changing the world for the better through innovative marketing and communications. Baretta is the founder of [dot]GOOD, South Africa's first and foremost for-good marketing agency..

Michael Lees-RolfeMichael Lees-Rolfe

Michael began his career at Ogilvy cape town as an Art Director in 2003 and over the next 7 years contributed in raising the creative momentum of the agency significantly, winning accolades at One Show, Loeries and D&AD..

Michael SmolenskiMichael Smolenski

Michael Smolenski is the CEO and founder of Lightstreams, a blockchain based network with an authorisation protocol for controlling access to data..

Michael VlismasMichael Vlismas

Michael Vlismas is an award-winning sports journalist and broadcaster, and owner of a sports media agency. Michael Vlismas has worked in sports media for 25 years and for amongst others Reuters and the BBC World Service. He is the Africa correspondent for the international publication Global Golf Post and writes for a variety of South African and international newspapers and magazines..

Michael ZaharievMichael Zahariev

Michael Zahariev is an entrepreneur who, at the age of 26, has founded and grown three prosperous tech startups based out of Cape Town and Johannesburg. Zahariev possesses a strong work ethic, which is backed by an innate entrepreneurial character.

Michelé de WittMichelé de Witt

Michelé de Witt is the director of Horwath HTL South Africa. Horwath HTL is a global leader in hospitality consulting.

Michelle MaraisMichelle Marais

Michelle Marais is an experienced marketer with R-Squared Digital. She has over twenty years' experience in the marketing and advertising sectors, having made the shift from traditional to digital marketing.

Michelle MossMichelle Moss

*Michelle Moss is a Director at Talent Africa, a leading executive search and talent management company..

Mick Shepard and Nick LiatosMick Shepard and Nick Liatos

Mick Shepard is the regional creative director at J. Walter Thompson - Johannesburg and Nick Liatos is the executive creative director at J.

Mike BeukesMike Beukes

Since 2000, Mike's career has seen him working with agencies in London, Los Angeles, Cape Town, Johannesburg and Dublin....

mike broommike broom

I have been involved in marketing research for over 40 years, across all spheres. I started Marketing Science in 1992, Infosense (aka Infotools) in 1995 and Panel Services Africa in 2005.

Mike KannMike Kann

Prior to Olico, Mike founded the leading online financial product price comparison service ThinkMoney.co.za. Mike has over 10 years local and international experience in consumer lending, online marketing and online platform development.

Mike LawsMike Laws

Michael is the CEO of Imaginatrix.mobi. He has over 23 years' experience in the ICT industry, has worked in multiple mobile network operators across Africa. These include Econet Wireless and Vodacom South Africa where he was instrumental in establishing the mobile advertising division.

Mike ReesMike Rees

Territory Account Manager: South Africa at Commvault.

Mike SalomonMike Salomon

Mike joined the Group in 2009 and is the previous group CFO. Prior to Kevro, Mike worked for Buffet Investments before moving over to the company full time.

Mike SaundersMike Saunders

Mike Saunders is the CEO of DigitLab, an international speaker, and has had the privilege of working with some of the worlds most prestigious organisations including Vodafone, IBM, Microsoft, KPMG, Norton Rose, Mr Price, Toyota and Exxaro. Along with his experience in business, Mike has also contributed to leadership programmes for Gordon's Institute of Business (GIBS)..

Mike SilverMike Silver

Mike Silver is the founder of Elevator, a brand experience agency now part of the Smollan Group. Mike has been working in the below-the-line and brand experience arena since 2000.

Mike StopforthMike Stopforth

Mike is the founder and CEO of Cerebra, a specialist in social media and social business consulting, education and implementation for corporate brands. Now as part of the Wunderman Group following its acquisition in 2013, Cerebra provides support to one of the largest digital agencies in the country....

Mike WhitfieldMike Whitfield

Mike Whitfield is the MD of Nissan Group of Africa, former president of NAAMSA and deputy president of the AAAM..

Mike WrightMike Wright

Michael Wright launched Striata in 1999. As Striata's CEO, Wright is responsible for the company's vision, mission and the business' global expansion.

Minnie-lee TagwireiMinnie-lee Tagwirei

Minnie-lee Tagwirei is a Public Relations Strategist, Author and Founder of Minnie-lee Media World Pty Ltd a Public Relations Communications company based in Cape Town..

Mlisska HubertMlisska Hubert

Mlisska Hubert is a life coach and the founder of She Gathers..

Mongezi MtatiMongezi Mtati

Mongezi Mtati founded WordStart to help companies generate buzz around their products and services among South African influencers. He is passionate about helping brands to connect the dots from social media, digital data and human interactions outside the web. Mtati is also digital analyst, a speaker and a contributor on some of South Africa's leading platforms..

Monica van der SpuyMonica van der Spuy

Having worked for established agencies such as Ogilvy Public Relations, Clockwork Media and Cerebra, Monica van der Spuy joined Flume in May with over 20 years' experience in the public relations field, and across many verticals including corporate, consumer, technology, property and pharmaceutical..

Monique ClaassenMonique Claassen

Taking the guess work out of marketing. Digital Junkie, Travel addict, bit of a data geek.

Morné StoltzMorné Stoltz

Morné Stoltz is Head of Business Insurance at MiWay..

Mpho MpofuMpho Mpofu

Mpho Mpofu is the founder and director of Masutane Consulting Services, a market research agency with offices in Johannesburg, South Africa and Bulawayo, Zimbabwe, providing market insights to corporates across the SADC region. Mpho's background spans consumer relations, market research and business development. She was also the QRCA Global Outreach Scholarship winner 2017-2018..

Mpho NkomondeMpho Nkomonde

Mpho Nkomonde is the Group Account Director at Leratadima Marketing, one of South Africa's leading 100% black South African owned agencies. Mpho is an executive with unparalleled experience in brand strategy, events and communications management; Mpho has experience from a variety of industries including Publishing, Broadcast, Fashion and Music.

Mpumi NhlapoMpumi Nhlapo

Head of Sales and Service Management at T-Systems South Africa..

Mvelase PeppettaMvelase Peppetta

Mvelase Peppetta, a graduate of the University of Cape Town, holds a degree in Social Sciences majoring in Politics and History. He currently works at Irvine Bartlett whilst continuing to write on a freelance basis.

Nadia HearnNadia Hearn

If you enjoyed this article follow Nadia Hearn, brand authority for South Africa's small business sector, speaker and radio talk show host of #onTheFLIPSIDE on 2oceansvibe Radio - sign-up to follow her blog on www.get-published.co.za, and register for a free copy of her latest book titled: Get Business - your guide on how to identify, engage, get and keep your perfect customer..

Nardee BrimsNardee Brims

Nardee Brims is chief operations officer at PropertyFox, a digital estate agency..

Naresh MaharajNaresh Maharaj

Naresh Maharaj is a petrol head who loves cars and writing about them. He is also a Member of the SA Guild of Motoring Journalists.

Nasreen Saunders

Nasreen Saunders is the CEO and founder of Umphakathi weAfrica - The Community of Africa. A decentralised marketplace that connects Africa's blockchain and crypto enthusiasts, entrepreneurs, applications and innovations..

Natalia RosaNatalia Rosa

Natalia Rosa is the director of Big Ambitions, a specialist Cape Town-based travel content marketing consultancy. Rosa is a passionate follower of online marketing, social media, retail travel, inbound tourism and publishing..

Natalie Le ClueNatalie Le Clue

Pop culture enthusiast and writer.

Natasha Fourie

Natasha Fourie is a strategist at The SpaceStation..

Neil CameronNeil Cameron

Neil Cameron is Johnson Controls area general manager, building efficiency - Africa.

Neil PurseyNeil Pursey

Neil is a co-founder and Director of Growth Marketing at Hoorah Digital. He believes that solving problems starts with digging into the data.

Neo Rantele KuahoNeo Rantele Kuaho

Neo Rantele Kuaho is the founder & CEO of YDIDI (Youth Development through Investigation & Dissemination of Information)..

Nicci BothaNicci Botha

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...

nicci jonesnicci jones

I've been in media for the past 10 years. Six of those years have been dedicated to digital - ranging from planning to strategy, to social media crisis comms and content writing.

Nicholas DilleyNicholas Dilley

Nicholas is a Capetonian that graduated from the AAA School of Advertising in 2015 with a degree in marketing communications and several specialisations. He has been working in the marketing, PR, and social media space ever since.

Nicholas KuhneNicholas Kuhne

Nicholas is the founder and group managing director of brand consultancy Wunderbrand. Having spent the past decade consulting to small and large companies in Africa, the Gulf and Sub Continent, Nicholas has built up a unique perspective and process of dealing with multinational businesses in less than ideal environments. With a passion for building marketing and brand capacity in businesses wanting to raise their game in Africa, he believes that African growth can be driven more aggressively with indigenous brands..

Nick BesterNick Bester

Nick Bester has 14 years of experience in design, development and implementation of digital marketing solutions ranging from virtual reality, 3D projection mapping, mobile apps, social media strategy, web platforms and digital activations for clients including Nike, MTN, SAB Miller, KFC, Vodacom, Cell C, South African Tourism, Toyota, Lexus, PPC, Nelson Mandela Foundation and DStv..

Nick de BeerNick de Beer

Nick de Beer has over 16 years in the industry, says himself that he's "totally OCD about attention to detail". Passionate about anything Scandinavian, the region inspires his approach to design and life and he embraces all things minimal and vegan..

Nick DurrantNick Durrant

Nick Durrant is MD at Bluegrass Digital, a digital production agency. We work with marketing teams and creative agencies around the world delivering digital platforms.

nick feinbergnick feinberg

Creative Director at Heart FM.

Nick GrubbNick Grubb

Nick Grubb is the Chief Executive of Radio at Kagiso Media. He is a leader, innovator, and entrepreneur with an extensive radio and digital background.

Nick OrtonNick Orton

Nick Orton is CEO at Grapevine, which helps companies to be present with customers at the critical moments of their customer journeys. By combining omni-channel communications with marketing automation technology, Grapevine provides businesses and brands access to its cloud-based delivery platforms to help them interact at speed and scale.

Nico GroenewaldNico Groenewald

Head Agribusiness at Standard Bank.

Nicola CooperNicola Cooper

Nicola Cooper is a trend researcher, analyst and cultural strategist at Nicola Cooper & Associates (NC&A)..

Nicolas BakerNicolas Baker

Digital Account Director at Stratitude.

Niral PatelNiral Patel

Managing Director and Technology Leader at Oracle South Africa.

Nomvula DlaminiNomvula Dlamini

Nomvula Dlamini, Inyathelo trustee and executive director of the Community Development Resource Association.

Ofentse MalobaOfentse Maloba

Ofentse is a social media manager and content producer who holds a Diploma Animation from Boston Media House, with skills in photography, video production, video editing, animation, community management and strategy development. He started off his career as a marketing intern working the roles of video content producer and social media community manager at Montecasino and was then later promoted to Digital Community Specialist at the Tsogo Sun Group.

Olivier HannaertOlivier Hannaert

Olivier Hannaert is the MD of Club Med Southern Africa..

Omphemetse MokwenaOmphemetse Mokwena

My name is Omphemetse Mokwena founder and CEO of a township-based out of home media agency MOKOM Group (Pty)Ltd. Apart from just being township based we also provide our extensive knowledge regarding the township market.

Oz DesaiOz Desai

With a proven track record in business management and finance, Oz Desai heads up Flight Centre Travel Group's dynamic Corporate Traveller brand in South Africa. Having worked in a retail travel, management and finance environment within the Flight Centre group, Desai's first-hand experience brings great depth to the role of positioning Corporate Traveller as the preferred provider of travel solutions to corporate South Africa..

Paballo MolahlehiPaballo Molahlehi

Copywriter and content manager. Unapologetically black and feminist..

Pascalle AlbrechtPascalle Albrecht

Pascalle Albrecht is the national travel and procurement manager at Nedbank. She's responsible for handling the travel and procurement portfolio for Nedbank Corporate Card Issuing through the provision of travel and procurement card payment solutions..

Patience PanashePatience Panashe

Junior Reseacher at Birguid.

Paul MitchellPaul Mitchell

Paul is the Fintech and blockchain Lead for PwC, and is a financial services strategist. He has worked for and advised corporates and startups in London and Cape Town from civil engineering to middleware to insurance.

Paul StevensPaul Stevens

Since 2013, Paul Stevens has been the CEO of Just Property Group Holding (Pty) Ltd which controls an international group of property franchises specialising in residential sales, rentals and management. He joined as a franchisee in 2003 and now, as CEO, drives the strategic direction of the Just Property brand with his charismatic optimism.

Paula HulleyPaula Hulley

Paula is the IAB SA CEO, with a 20-year career commencing in brand marketing at Speedo, then marketing at Touchline Media, joining digital agency Gloo in its first year of inception, going on to become MD of the CT office, and then MD of the integrated business, Gloo@Ogilvy post the merger with Ogilvy in 2015..

Paula SartiniPaula Sartini

With over 20 years' experience helping leading organisations overcome various business challenges, Paula understands the challenges that companies face in delivering a consistent brand experience and the impact this has on their bottom line. An analytical thinker that strives to solve business problems with innovative solutions, Paula believes that technology plays a major role in solving critical business and branding challenges.

Pepe MaraisPepe Marais

Pepe Marais is the founding partner and group chief creative officer of brand and communications group Joe Public United. He lives for creativity that deeply connects with people. His passion is to co-create an environment and culture that breed exponential growth, Growthn - the growth of Joe Public United's clients, people and ultimately our country..

Pete CasePete Case

Pete Case is the Chief Creative Officer of Ogilvy & Mather South Africa..

Peter HorszowskiPeter Horszowski

For a better way to teach.

Peter KhouryPeter Khoury

Peter Khoury is the CCO of TBWA\Hunt\Lascaris Johannesburg and intends on taking South Africa's most iconic agency to new heights. Khoury has dabbled in the movie business as a creative and marketing consultant on the local film Stone Cold Jane Austen, as well as the DStv series Ayeye....

Peter LangschmidtPeter Langschmidt

Peter has spent over 35 years in research, advertising, media and marketing. He runs a customer intimacy and research consultancy called Echo that specialises in work with media owners including Naspers, Kagiso, Caxton, Facebook, the Publisher Research Council (PRC) and the Interactive Advertising Bureau (IAB)..

Peter OberemPeter Oberem

Peter Oberem is the founder and CEO of Afrivet; a veterinarian, an avid game rancher, member of the South African Veterinary Council, and the past-president of both Wildlife Ranching South Africa and AVCASA/SAAHA..

Peter PedroncelliPeter Pedroncelli

I am a South African journalist with a passion for football..

Peter SetouPeter Setou

Peter Setou is the Chief Executive of the Vumelana Advisory Fund (Vumelana), a non-profit organisation that helps beneficiaries of the land reform programme to develop their land in an effective and sustainable way..

Peter SinclairPeter Sinclair

Peter Sinclair is the managing director for communications, media and technology business at Accenture in South Africa..

Peter Vee

Entrepreneur, Designer, Strategist, Freelancer and owner of Vee Station and Rock Star Threads..

Philippa ClayrePhilippa Clayre

Philippa re-joined JWT in 2011 as Head of Corporate Communications for the agency's Middle East and Africa region. Her role involves narrating JWT MEA's diverse range of stories to both internal and external stakeholders, finding innovative ways for the brand's vision, mission and purpose to come alive..

Phindile SihlanguPhindile Sihlangu

I'm a person whose passionate about PR and Communications. I enjoy organising events and writing as well.

Phumulele MdimaPhumulele Mdima

Account Executive at MANGO-OMC.

Pieter de VilliersPieter de Villiers

Pieter is the Group CEO of Clickatell, which he started 18 years ago with three fellow South Africans and has built up into a multi-million dollar company operating across multiple continents. A Silicon Valley experienced entrepreneur and angel investor, Pieter has a passion for mobile technology and the empowerment it leads to.

Pieter EngelbrechtPieter Engelbrecht

Pieter Engelbrecht is the business unit manager at Aruba, a Hewlett Packard enterprise company..

Pieter NiemandPieter Niemand

Pieter Niemand is the director of the Motor Industry Workshop Association..

Pieter ScholtzPieter Scholtz

Pieter Scholtz is the Co-Master Licensee in Southern Africa for ActionCOACH, the fastest growing and largest business coaching company globally. Pieter and his partner, Harry Welby-Cooke developed ActionCOACH across Southern Africa, which now boasts over 30 franchisees.

Pine PienaarPine Pienaar

Pine Pienaar is the Managing Director of Afiswitch, a role he stepped into in 2008, with the purpose of further entrenching his decades worth of biometric and AFIS experience into Afiswitch's service offering to the market..

Priscilla KennedyPriscilla Kennedy

Priscilla Kennedy is founder and CEO of Piehole.tv, a video production company based in Somerset East. She is also a writer, creative director and voiceover artist of kickass online videos at Piehole.tv and has experience as a copywriter in advertising agencies working on brands such as Coca-Cola, Heineken, Nescafe, Meteor..

Professor Elain VlokProfessor Elain Vlok

Professor Elain Vlok is the founder of Clover Mama Afrika. A BSc in Home Economics marked the start of her academic pursuits, and she has gone on to complete the following degrees to name but a few: BA Library Science (Honours), BA Hons in Zulu, BA Hons in Communication, an MA in Zulu, a doctorate in Communication and an MA in Sociology (Counselling).

Qingqile MdlulwaQingqile Mdlulwa

Mdlulwa, has been in the advertising industry for more than 22 years. He joined Collective ID as executive creative director in May 2017.

Quinton JonesQuinton Jones

Quinton Jones is director of TMI Media, TMI is future focused. Media of the future is predictive and data-led.

Rachel ThompsonRachel Thompson

Rachel Thompson has 16 years of experience in market research, working first for Research International and then moving to GfK South Africa in 2009. She has experience across a wide range of research disciplines and a strong interest in innovation.

Raleen BaggRaleen Bagg

Freelance writer for any business or service which reveres gracious grammar, interesting ideas, and superb spelling. A wealth of experience in conceptualising and writing high-impact advertising campaigns across all media, original and effective social media content, and everything in between..

Raymond ChimhandambaRaymond Chimhandamba

An accomplished Business Development/Export Sales Executive with a focus on Sub-Saharan Africa, Middle East and Indian Ocean Islands..

Raymond van NiekerkRaymond van Niekerk

Raymond van Niekerk is former Global Head of Marketing at Investec and convenor of the Brand Creation for New Ventures programme at the UCT Graduate School of Business (GSB)..

Rebone MasemolaRebone Masemola

Rebone Masemola is the founder of a digital Feminist platform called the WokeProject, she's a Marketer, and writer who advocates for equality and fair representation. She's a TEDx Speaker who currently works as a Digital Marketing Manager for an international TV Network..

Rhys EvansRhys Evans

Rhys Evans is the Director of ALCO-Safe, suppliers of superior drug and alcohol testing equipment and accessories throughout Africa.

Riaan BekkerRiaan Bekker

Force Solutions Manager at thryve.

Riaan GrahamRiaan Graham

Riaan Graham is the sales director for Ruckus, sub-Saharan Africa..

Riaan SunnyRiaan Sunny

Riaan graduated from UCT with a Bachelor of Commerce, specializing 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.

Richard BenstedRichard Bensted

Richard Bensted started iShack with partner Wayne Berger, but he takes the lead on brand and presence. The company focuses on creating inventive online branding solutions for organisations that want to boost their online presence and gain realistic impressions with SEO and Adwords.

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.

Richard LordRichard Lord

Richard is now head of digital at The MediaShop, a role that he is well suited for given his passion for all things digital. The big challenge as he sees it, is how to better integrate the digital and traditional media worlds.

Richard MukheibirRichard Mukheibir

Richard Mukheibir is MD at Cash Converters. Mukheibir co-founded Cash Converters and personally opened its initial pilot store at Parow in the Cape..

Richard ShottonRichard Shotton

Richard is the author of The Choice Factory, a book about applying behavioural science to advertising. He started his career as a media planner 17 years ago, working on accounts such as Coke, 118 118 and, before moving into research.

Rilind ElezajRilind Elezaj

Rilind is an experienced a Digital Marketing Specialist with a demonstrated history of working in the marketing and advertising industry. Rilind possesses a strong entrepreneurial mindset and has devoted his career to enhancing the sphere of digital marketing.

Rob GardenRob Garden

Rob Garden has worked for some of the foremost sponsorship agencies in the world and specialises in sport and entertainment communications with a focus on PR and social media. He is currently Head of Public Relations at Sport and Entertainment communications agency, Levergy.

Rob GreenRob Green

Rob Green is CEO of GRM, an executive search, market entry, board advisory and leadership consulting firm with offices in Asia and Africa. He has 15 years experience helping companies move successfully into new markets and identifying the right talent to help their clients fulfil their objectives..

Rob LithRob Lith

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.

Rob StokesRob Stokes

Rob Stokes is an investor and entrepreneur focused on the technology and education sectors. In his first innings he founded award-winning digital agency, Quirk, in 1999.

Robin FredericksRobin Fredericks

Editor at Bizcommunity..

Robyn CampbellRobyn Campbell

Managing Director at Hellocomputer Cape Town..

Robyn CookeRobyn Cooke

Robyn Cooke is head of e-commerce at TFG. She has worked as a marketing leader in the technology and internet field for over 20 years for some of the globe's largest companies based out of London.

Robyn de VilliersRobyn de Villiers

Robyn de Villiers is Chairman and CEO of Burson-Marsteller: Africa..

Robyn FischerRobyn Fischer

I have been in the digital printing industry for over 20 years. Starting with Omnigraphics in late 90's where I spent 13 years working in sales and then running the Truck Branding Division.

Roger HislopRoger Hislop

Roger Hislop is an engineer and strategist at Internet Solutions (IS), driving business innovation through the smart application of new technologies. Contact Roger on and follow @d0dja on Twitter..

Roger MetcalfeRoger Metcalfe

Roger Metcalfe is an award-winning journalist and filmmaker specialising in the environment, technology and medicine. He received the SA National Cancer Association's Award for Enterprising Journalism for nationally televised documentaries (MRI, breast cancer).

Romi AdlerRomi Adler

Romi studied a Bachelor of Business Science with her honours in Marketing at the University of Cape Town. She is currently an Account Manager at digital marketing agency, Flume..

Ronald EnnikRonald Ennik

Ronald Ennik is the founder and CEO of Ennik Estates..

Ronald RavelRonald Ravel

Ronald Ravel is Director B2B South Africa, Toshiba South Africa.

Ronel De KockRonel De Kock

My passion is people. I love everything about people, the good and the bad.

Ronelle BesterRonelle Bester

Ronelle Bester, MD of Red Ribbon Communications, started her career in technology at Dimension Data as marketing manager of the Western Cape. She has a BTech degree in public relations from Nelson Mandela Metropolitan University and has lectured in public relations at both the University of South Africa and Varsity College.

Ross SibbaldRoss Sibbald

Executive Head at Striata Marketing Solutions.

Rowan FineRowan Fine

Rowan Fine is the Managing Director of CompuCart, a company that grows through diversification and by paying attention to market trends..

Rowan LeibbrandtRowan Leibbrandt

Rowan Leibbrandt is a founding partner of Truman & Orange, a premium drinks company. Returning to South Africa to apply 20 years' experience in various management positions at blue chip liquor companies, Rowan has lived in Swaziland (where he was born), the UK, Russia, Germany and worked extensively in France, Germany, Portugal and Greece.

Rowland GurnellRowland Gurnell

Rowland Gurnell is the managing director of Excellerate Services' Facilities Management Division. He has more than 30 years of experience in the industry, with his previous position being managing director of the Sunbird Group.

Roxanne MaraisRoxanne Marais

Account Director at Tribeca PR - her portfolio includes clients from the Fashion, Manufacturing, B2B, Airline, Education and Agricultural sectors..

Roy MorrisonRoy Morrison

Roy Morrison is passionate about emerging technologies, digital marketing, and technological innovation in emerging markets. Besides working in a digital marketing agency consulting international companies on their digital marketing strategies, he also runs a blog Rise Africa Rise focused on scaling innovation across Africa and beyond using digital technologies..

Ruth CooperRuth Cooper

Ruth is the production manager at Bizcommunity, as well as a editor of the Lifestyle section. .

Ryan MartynRyan Martyn

Ryan Martyn is the co-founder of Syntech, a tech-based firm that sources industry-leading technology products from around the world for distribution in sub-Saharan Africa..

Ryan PotgieterRyan Potgieter

As Flight Centre Business Travel brand leader, Ryan Potgieter leads FCBT with passion and great guidance to ensure they deliver amazing travel experiences to every single customer..

Sacha MatulovichSacha Matulovich

Marketing Director at Connection Telecom.

Sam SwaineSam Swaine

Sam Swaine is a freelance consultant with over 20-year's experience in marketing and PR. She also specialises in social media and digital marketing trends.

Samantha SnedorfSamantha Snedorf

Snedorf is a qualified journalist and full-time blogger. She is obsessed with gin and is trying to bring light to the enormous number of gins and talented crafters that we have in South Africa.

Samuel SeeffSamuel Seeff

Samuel Seeff is chairman of the Seeff Group..

Sandra BurgerSandra Burger

Sandra Burger is Business Unit Manager at The MediaShop.

Sandra RobertsSandra Roberts

Sandra is a experienced media and social researcher, with her D litt et Phil in Sociology. She is increasingly interested in how to solve issues related to the the converged media environment.

Sandra SteenkampSandra Steenkamp

Sandra Steenkamp is mystery shopping and quality assurance manager at BMi Research..

Sarah DexterSarah Dexter

Sarah is the CEO of MullenLowe South Africa. What she has learned about both knowledge and approach has put her in good stead when taking the MullenLowe challenger attitude into the market.

Sarah GoodingSarah Gooding

Sarah is passionate about the organisational structure of the growing team at WE in Johannesburg and maintaining an open, integrated culture that is geared for long-term success..

Scott FieldScott Field

Scott Field is the CEO of Fieldspace Property Group, a group based in Johannesburg which owns and manages a property portfolio with R2.5bn in assets..

Seabelo ThelediSeabelo Theledi

Seabelo (Herbert) Theledi is the founder and managing director of Nthwese Developments. He holds a Bcom Degree in Accounting and Economics from the University of the North.

Sean SullivanSean Sullivan

Business Unit Manager at The MedaShop.

Senzo DhlomoSenzo Dhlomo

As a Digital Marketing Maverick, I can integrate digital marketing with traditional print/broadcast methods, to support the research and analysis of potential or existing markets for products and services, both to provide a sound basis for business development and to generate a flow of sales enquiries. My knowledge and experience over the last seven years have been in the management and development of strategies, campaigns and day-to-day marketing activities delivered through the web and other digital channels..

Serge VaeziSerge Vaezi

Serge Vaezi is chief strategy officer for influence and PR in EMEA at Ogilvy..

Shae LeighShae Leigh

Communications Champion/Digital Content Specialist at Red & Yellow Creative School of Business..

Shan RadcliffeShan Radcliffe

Shan Radcliffe is the editor of Bizcommunity HR, Education and Legal..

Shantel MorganShantel Morgan

Insight Strategist at The MediaShop.

Sharmila RagunananSharmila Ragunanan

Sharmila Ragunanan is a hospitality expert and group marketing manager for Dream Hotels & Resorts.

Sharon PiehlSharon Piehl

With over 20 years' experience in the communications industry, Sharon Piehl was appointed as managing director of FleishmanHillard Johannesburg in May 2016. Prior to her appointment, Sharon spent several years as the lead of many multi-national client accounts at FleishmanHillard.

Shaune JordaanShaune Jordaan

Shaune Jordaan is the CEO of Hoorah, a digital consultancy focused on digital media, people-based marketing, data, CRM, creative and technology..

Sheida NemanSheida Neman

Sheida is a research manager for social media platform, Facebook, who is focused on consumer research and insights; enriching data with story and ennobling story with data..

Sheila McGillivraySheila McGillivray

Sheila McGillivray's knowledge of the advertising industry spans four decades. Sheila's energy, enthusiasm and passion for her work has grown with every new position and challenge.

Shellee-Kim GoldShellee-Kim Gold

A long-time globetrotter, Shellee-Kim spent seven years travelling through 43 countries..

Shelley FinchShelley Finch

Shelley Finch is the founder of Handcrafted Brands, a creative and digital marketing agency that specialises in working with socially and environmentally conscious brands..

Sherry ZameerSherry Zameer

Sherry Zameer is Vice President IoT at Gemalto..

SheSays Cape Town foundersSheSays Cape Town founders

The SheSays Cape Town founders are brand strategist Marina Tokar, senior copywriter Johannie Van As and content strategy director Anelde Greeff....

Shivad SinghShivad Singh

Shivad Singh is the host and founder of the Head Start Show. Shivad interviews the most successful and inspiring young people in the world.

Sibusiso NdhlovuSibusiso Ndhlovu

Sibusiso Ndhlovu is a brand strategist and owner of Arctic Moon, a brand development agency. The agency is aimed at helping brands understand and effectively penetrate the African market.

Simeon TassevSimeon Tassev

Simeon Tassev is the director of Galix, a reseller of Mimecast Solutions in South Africa.

Simon BlackSimon Black

Simon Black is the principal at Black Pepper Properties, a personalised commercial property broking firm that sources office, industrial and investment property for clients..

Simon Campbell-YoungSimon Campbell-Young

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 CarpenterSimon Carpenter

Chief Technology Advisor at SAP Africa.

Simon ClarkeSimon Clarke

Simon Clarke is director of IBIS Consulting. He has 15+ years of experience in the areas of corporate sustainability and climate change and has worked in South Africa, Mozambique, Malawi, Namibia, Botswana, Zimbabwe, United Kingdom and Australia..

Simon McCulloughSimon McCullough

Major Channel Account Manager at F5 Networks.

Sindy PetersSindy Peters

Sindy Peters (@sindylp) is managing editor at Bizcommunity.com. She can be reached at ..

Sinesipho ManinjwaSinesipho Maninjwa

Sinesipho Maninjwa is a Chartered Accountant, with just over 5 years of Post Qualification experience which has predominately been gained in the financial services sector. She currently works in Transaction advisory for a boutique Advisory Firm and is a contributor on a segment called Deal Makers on Power Business which is on Wednesdays at Power 98.

Siphiwe MpetaSiphiwe Mpeta

Siphiwe is an analytical yet out of the box thinker and a music selector in his own right. Having studied at Vega and worked at varies industries one of his key topics of interest lies in brand storytelling, strategic brand communications, urban-lifestyle, music, digital communications and corporate social responsibility/sustainability.

Siyabonga MbanjwaSiyabonga Mbanjwa

Siyabonga Mbanjwa is the regional managing director of Sener Southern Africa, a global engineering and technology group operating in the power, oil and gas sector..

Sizakele MarutlulleSizakele Marutlulle

Sizakele Marutlulle is CEO/Chief Katalyst at Moonchild, an independent cross-cultural brand and communications consultancy; and a board member of Pangea Ultima..

Smith WillasSmith Willas

Smith Willas is a freelance writer, blogger, and digital media journalist. He has a management degree in Supply Chain & Operations Management and Marketing and boasts a wide-ranging background in digital media..

Sri Varshini KolavennuSri Varshini Kolavennu

Sri Varshini Kolavennu is a Marketing professional who works with SaaS companies. With the help of digital tools and analytics, she strategizes marketing efforts of product companies by curating brand stories and creating customer case studies..

Stella CarterStella Carter

Head of Client Services at Stratitude.

Stephanie WaltersStephanie Walters

Stephanie Walters joined Amorphous New Media in 2015. With 10 years of digital experience across African markets in both agency and corporate environments, Stephanie has learnt to ask lots of questions, especially the uncomfortable ones people avoid.

Stephen CorriganStephen Corrigan

Managing Director at Palladium.

Stephen SandmannStephen Sandmann

I have a keen interest in innovative, digital marketing-lead advertising and search marketing (SEO and paid search), which I've developed through my award-winning agency and corporate career at Ogilvy, Quirk (now Mirum), Vodacom and now a specialist digital marketing consultant at Sandmann Digital..

Stephen Timm

Stephen Timm writes on small business in emerging economies through his regular blog Small Business Insight. He is currently a writer and editor for Ventureburn.com..

Steve BriggsSteve Briggs

As Chief Commercial Officer at Seacom, Steve Briggs oversees sales performance, helps to optimise the product portfolio and drives superior customer experiences across the company's commercial portfolio..

Struan RobertsonStruan Robertson

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.

Stu StobbsStu Stobbs

Stu Stobbs is CCO at 1886. Stobbs started in advertising in the 90s after a failed drag queen career.

Stuart ChaitStuart Chait

Stuart Chait is a South African real estate developer, investor and philanthropist. Currently the executive chairman of Land Equity Group, Chait's experience in the property industry has lasted more than 30 years.

Stuart InnellStuart Innell

Lead Strategist at Boomtown Strategic Brand Agency.

Stuart ManningStuart Manning

CEO at Seeff group.

Styli CharalambousStyli Charalambous

Publisher/CEO at Daily Maverick.

Sue Charlton APRSue Charlton APR

SJC Creative specialises in industrial and business media relations. We offer a full publicity service.

Sue DislerSue Disler

Sue Disler has more than 25 years of experience in the advertising and marketing as a designer (and sometimes coder), art director and strategist, the last 20 largely dedicated to digital. Email her at , follow @suediz on Twitter or find out more on Linkedin..

Suren Naidoo

Suren Naidoo is a Johannesburg-based freelance journalist and former business editor of The Mercury newspaper in Durban. He has a keen interest in business, tourism and property.

Sven SchoofSven Schoof

Sven Schoof is the Head of User Experience at online retailer Spree..

Sylvia SchutteSylvia Schutte

Sylvia Schutte is the MD of Stratitude..

TAAZIMA KALA-ESSACKTAAZIMA KALA-ESSACK

Taazima Kala-Essack is a lead consultant at Hotwire PRC, the public relations consultancy aligned with Botswana-based FCB Wired, one of the agencies in the FCB Africa network. In 2017, FCB Wired was named winner of the Medium Enterprise category in the 'Grant Thornton Botswana/Business Botswana' Private Business Growth Awards..

Taryn SpringhallTaryn Springhall

Strategic Director at Evolve Integrated Marketing and Editor at EHN.

Ted ChongTed Chong

Ice Cube Marketing is a Google Partner digital marketing agency that specialises in creating persuasive ad copies that converts traffic into customers for its clients. Using data-driven approach, we help our clients achieve positive ROI from their ad campaigns.

Teresa RichardsonTeresa Richardson

Teresa Richardson is the Managing Director of The Travel Corporation (TTC) SA, a Group of Companies which include Trafalgar, Cost Saver, Insight Vacations, Luxury Gold, Contiki, Uniworld Boutique River Cruises, U by Uniworld as well as the brand, Busabout introduced to South Africa by Teresa..

Terry LevinTerry Levin

Founder of multi-disciplinary agency OfftheShelf. Talk to us about case studies of growing legacy African brands for the future.

Thabiso DlaminiThabiso Dlamini

29 | Traveller | Social Media | Communication | Environmentalist | Cyclists.

Thandukwazi GcabasheThandukwazi Gcabashe

Thandukwazi Gcabashe is an Account Director at Magna Carta Reputation Management Consultants, an award-winning reputation management agency with offices in Johannesburg and Cape Town and an Africa network that spans 18 markets..

Théo GaultierThéo Gaultier

Théo Gaultier is senior consultant at Odgers Berndtson Sub-Saharan Africa..

Theresa PrinsTheresa Prins

Theresa Prins is the founder of Revenue Resolutions, a strategic revenue management agency for the hospitality, leisure and property management industries. Prins has over 25 years experience in the hospitality industry and is an expert in revenue optimisation..

Thoriso KolobeThoriso Kolobe

Thoriso Kolobe is a passionate communicator. One of her preferred methods of communication is through writing.

Tichaona SavanhuTichaona Savanhu

Tichaona (Tich) Savanhu is Senior Digital Strategist at NMPi. Tich joined NMPi in 2008 and has run and managed local and international campaigns across multiple verticals.

Tiffany MarkmanTiffany Markman

Tiffany Markman is a highly opinionated copywriter, copy editor and writing trainer who has worked for over 300 clients worldwide. She hates misplaced apostrophes, old-fashioned business writing and the word ‘revert'.

Tim SmithTim Smith

Tim Smith is the managing partner of HVS Cape Town, a consulting firm specialising in providing services to the hospitality industry. He is responsible for work carried out throughout Africa.

Tom JacksonTom Jackson

Co-founder @DisruptAfrica. Tech and business journalist in Africa.

Tony ClarkeTony Clarke

Tony Clarke is the MD of the Rawson Property Group..

Topaz BooysenTopaz Booysen

Topaz heads up Marketing and Communications at Popimedia and is responsible for ensuring ROI on marketing spend. She takes care of digital, comms, PR, client retention and inbound marketing.

Tracey CohenTracey Cohen

Tracey-Lee Cohen started her career almost a decade and a half ago at one of the leading mobile value-added services and content providers and then gravitated to managing the marketing effort for the continent's biggest provider of prepaid tokens of value. She was a co-founder of a successful mobile dating service and has now turned her entrepreneurial hand back to her love of the mobile and wireless advertising space with the recent launch of Wifi Share..

Tracy AndersonTracy Anderson

Tracy Anderson is an interior designer at Tétris. She has a decade worth of design experience in retail, corporate, hospitality and residential design.

Tralone KhozaTralone Khoza

Tralone is a writer, marketer, loves anything, marketing, brands and PR related. She has a BA communication degree and holds a post graduate diploma in Marketing (IMM).

Trevor HillTrevor Hill

Trevor Hill is the head of Audi South Africa. With over 20 years of global experience with Audi, Hill joins the South African team after spending two years at the head office in Germany heading up the global strategic project of Internationalisation..

Tseliso RangakaTseliso Rangaka

Tseliso Rangaka is the Executive Creative Director of Ogilvy Cape Town. He performs a key creative leadership role across multiple global brands within the Ogilvy South Africa Group, including Volkswagen, Audi, ABINBEV, KFC, Coca-Cola and Mondelez....

Tuhin BhattTuhin Bhatt

Tuhin Bhatt is a co-founder of Intelivita, a leading Web and Mobile App Development Company with offices in the UK and India. He expertise in Mobile Game, iOS, Android, AR and VR app technologies.

Tyler GreerTyler Greer

Tyler Greer is director of global sales strategy at Exponential responsible for leading the company's sales strategy and ensuring an integrated sales approach across the company..

Tyron SharnockTyron Sharnock

I'm currently studying an MBA at GIBS and own a startup called Blendid Frozen Smoothies. I have a past life in media sales, being the sales manager at United Stations and Kaya FM, as well as in IT as the sales director of Aspvia.Unision which was sold to Adapt IT for R200m in 2016..

Tyrone DondersTyrone Donders

Social Media Account Manager at Grey.

Unathi DyaniUnathi Dyani

Unathi who is one of Boomtown's Bayeza alumni (the Boomtown internship programme). grew up in the Transkei and came to Port Elizabeth to study graphic design at NMMU.

Vaughan PattersonVaughan Patterson

Vaughan Patterson joined the company in 2012 from Antalis where he was Manager of Digital Printing Systems for more than four years. He has over 20 years of experience in the industry as end user, distributor and vendor....

Velma CorcoranVelma Corcoran

Local representative at Airbnb.

Vera ValasisVera Valasis

Vera Valasis is the Executive Director at Franchise Association of South Africa (FASA)..

Vian ChinnerVian Chinner

South African innovator, data scientist and CEO of Canadian machine learning company: Xineoh..

Vicky GillanVicky Gillan

Vicky joined AAR in 2007 and leads all of AAR's relationship and working practices consultancy and training programmes..

Victor KoahoVictor Koaho

Victor Koaho is the Business Unit Manager on the Old Mutual account for The MediaShop..

Victor MorerianeVictor Moreriane

Victor Moreriane is a communications strategist with over 20 years experience in Broadcast Journalism, PR Consulting, Leadership and Strategic Communication Management. He has accumulated extensive expertise working in public service, private and state-owned companies.

Vumani NcubeVumani Ncube

Vumani is Head of Paid Search Performance at Hoorah Digital. He started his career in performance media in 2008, spending the last 11 years working across different agency and in-house roles building and leading digital performance teams.

Wandile SihloboWandile Sihlobo

Wandile Sihlobo is an agricultural economist and head of agribusiness research at the Agricultural Business Chamber (Agbiz) in South Africa. He is a columnist for Business Day and Farmers Weekly magazine..

Warren MossWarren Moss

Warren Moss is the founder & CEO of Demographica, a full-service specialist agency focusing on Business to Business (B2B) and niche consumer markets. What makes Demographica unique is the fact that anthropology (the study of human societies and cultures and their development) is at the heart of all of their strategies.

Wayne FlemmingWayne Flemming

With solid experience in the industry, Wayne Flemming is a business visionary and IMC content creator who describes himself as a "marketing fanatic". His bold thinking is supported by his strong strategy and leadership skills, and he is also a storyteller at heart.

Wayne HullWayne Hull

Wayne Hull is the Managing Director of Accenture Digital for South and Sub-Sahara Africa. He joined Accenture in January 2017, after spending 13 years in the Middle East, Pakistan and Europe where he was at the forefront of the cutting-edge technology and new business models in the areas of Digital Media, Data Analytics and Internet of Things..

Werner LindemannWerner Lindemann

Werner leads Mediamark, South Africa's leading integrated, multichannel media sales house, as it continues its journey to create a converged sales capability that can help customers leverage mobile, video and content marketing, in combination with its exceptional traditional platforms....

Werner TheronWerner Theron

Werner Theron has held several senior positions in the media and marketing departments of corporate companies, including Armscor, Sasol, Old Mutual and McCarthy Motor Holdings (now Bidvest Automotive). Before starting The Hothouse Communications 19 years ago, he was the head of a department at an advertising agency.

Wouter VermeulenWouter Vermeulen

General Manager: Southern African Region at Air France-KLM.

Wynand SmitWynand Smit

Wynand Smit is CEO at INOVO, a leading contact centre business solutions provider..

Yatish NarsiYatish Narsi

Yatish Narsi is the chief experience officer at Grid Worldwide..

Yusuf KarodiaYusuf Karodia

Professor Yusuf Karodia is a founder of Mancosa and Regent Business School, and serves as a board member of Honoris United Universities..

Zintle TsholobaZintle Tsholoba

Marketing Administrator at Discover Africa Group.

Ziyad AdroosZiyad Adroos

Ziyad Adroos is head of real estate: Africa at Turner & Townsend. Over the last 25 years he has held the following positions: director - properties at Bigen Africa; vice president - corporate real estate at Barclays Africa; and director - properties at Group Five.

Zubeida GoolamZubeida Goolam

With a rich history and culture, Zubeida had an impressive repertoire, spanning over many years at industry giants, before starting and then dominating with her own company BrandTruth. BrandTruth incorporates multiple levels of marketing including but not limited to consulting, social media, story-telling and full content creation.