Adam HunterAdam Hunter

Hook, Line & Sinker (HLS) is an award winning content agency that helps fellow brands across Africa to find the right hook and deliver the ultimate marketing and communications sinker!.

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.

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.

Ajay LaluAjay Lalu

Ajay Lalu is is co-founder and director of Consumption Information Real Time (CIRT) and Q-Hop. Ajay is a Certified IoT Professional, Chartered Accountant and serial entrepreneur who has founded several successful companies including the Black Lite Group.

Alan CampbellAlan Campbell

Alan Campbell is Sales and Marketing Director at ANEW Hotels & Resorts..

Alan DugganAlan Duggan

Alan Duggan was the founding editor of Popular Mechanics in South Africa and is a former motoring correspondent for the Sunday Times and other publications..

Alex WrightAlex Wright

Co-Founder at Correlate Digital.

Allon RaizAllon Raiz

Allon Raiz is the CEO of Raizcorp. In 2008, Raiz was selected as a Young Global Leader by the World Economic Forum, and in 2011 he was appointed for the first time as a member of the Global Agenda Council on Fostering Entrepreneurship.

Amanda ReekieAmanda Reekie

Amanda Reekie is founding director of ovatoyou and imagineNATION Alliance, and has spent the large majority of her 31-year career in retail and working with retailers. The ovatoyou research platform has a panel of 23,000+ respondents in SA and more in Africa.

Amelia BeattieAmelia Beattie

Amelia Beattie is chief executive of Liberty Two Degrees (L2D)..

Andra NelAndra Nel

Andra Nel is the CSI manager at KFC South Africa, a role she assumed over three years ago..

Andre CilliersAndre Cilliers

Andre is the Currency Risk Strategist at TreasuryONE. Andre's career in treasury spans more than 30 years.

Andrew BourneAndrew Bourne

Andrew Bourne is Zoho's regional manager for the Africa region and is based in Cape Town, South Africa. He has more than 15 years of experience in sales and marketing and has spent the last five years focusing on the implementation and testing of various business technologies.

Andrew DawsonAndrew Dawson

Andrew Dawson is the Managing Director of MACmobile..

Andrew HiblingAndrew Hibling

Dr Andrew Hibling is the CEO of EDGE Education. Hibling received his MBChB from UCT, and also holds a Master of Philosophy in Inclusive Innovation from UCT's Graduate School of Business..

Andrew RogersAndrew Rogers

Andrew Rogers is CEO at Indalo Hotels & Leisure Management..

Andrew Wiseman

Associate Director at Kantar Consulting.

Andy du PlessisAndy du Plessis

Andy du Plessis is a food justice activist and has been involved in the development sector for nearly 30 years. He is currently the managing director of FoodForward SA, which he joined in 2013..

Anja van BeekAnja van Beek

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

Ann MuthumaAnn Muthuma

Head of Marketing, Corporate & Institutional Banking at Investec.

Anna CollardAnna Collard

Anna Collard is the senior vice president of content strategy and tech evangelist at KnowBe4 Africa.

Anton KeetAnton Keet

Head at Risk Services at 1Life.

Antonio PetraAntonio Petra

Antonio Petra is GE of Strategy & Innovation at FCB Joburg, he has been in the digital and marketing environment for over 25 years, and is a specialist in strategy, marketing, analytics, and measurement. He is recognized as an industry expert both locally and internationally in this field..

Ashleigh BurtonAshleigh Burton

Ashleigh is a Digital Communications Associate at Consulum, a government advisory firm. She is also a board member for a local NGO in Johannesburg, NS Impact Foundation, with a core focus on brand building, strategic partnerships, and fundraising..

Avsharn BachooAvsharn Bachoo

Avsharn Bachoo is CIO at Comair..

Bada PharasiBada Pharasi

CEO at IPASA. Bada has over 30 years' experience in pharmacy management, policy development, operational research, report writing, medicines legislation and pharmaceutical procurement..

Banele RewoBanele Rewo

Banele Rewo - Media Entrepreneur, Business Author, and Content Creator focusing on youth entrepreneurship, content marketing and youth mental health in the digital era. Founder of We Are Coming For Everything a group media companies and platforms providing content and digital marketing solutions. For content and all relevant links linktr.ee/Rewo az.oc.gnihtyreverofgnimoceraew@elenab, Twitter @BaneleRewo.

Barrie SwartBarrie Swart

Barrie Swart is the head of operations at 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.

Baxolise Mfidi

I studied PR at Boston Media House. In my third year I interned at Viacom as their MTV & MTV Base Digital Intern, after which I was promoted to Digital Coordinator for Nickelodeon.

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..

Bongani DladlaBongani Dladla

Bongani Dladla is the acting CEO of the Construction Industry Development Board..

Boris DzhingarovBoris Dzhingarov

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

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.

Brent HaumannBrent Haumann

Brent Haumann is the Managing Director at Striata, Africa where he leads the African business providing strategy, direction and market-positioning for the region..

Brett RogersBrett Rogers

Brett Rogers, culture lead at Cape Town advertising agency HaveYouHeard and content curator for In_, a channel of content, which showcases cultural forces that are changing the world. It aims to inform, inspire and entertain the viewer and does so with multimedia posts, including podcasts, videos, google trends, mini Q+A's and more.

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 KuselBrian Kusel

Brian Küsel is a Chartered Accountant by profession and has been in the distribution of food products to retail outlets and the food service sector for the past 44 years..

Bronwyn WilliamsBronwyn Williams

Head of Editorial Services at Red Rabbit Media.

Bronwyn WilliamsBronwyn Williams

Futurist, economist and trend analyst. Partner at Flux Trends..

Bruce SwainBruce Swain

Bruce Swain is the CEO of Leapfrog Property Group..

Cacisa MgudlwaCacisa Mgudlwa

Cacisa Mgudlwa is the founder of PropertyTalk_Cacisa. A property practitioner, Mgudlwa has a Master's in Property Development and Management and is a registered professional town and regional planner.

Candice Lee ReevesCandice Lee Reeves

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

Candy DempersCandy Dempers

Candy Dempers has loved all things media for twenty-three years. A sales and marketing specialist, her first love was radio and bringing brands and platforms together..

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..

Carina Smith-AllinCarina Smith-Allin

Smith-Allin is the head of PR and communications at Didi e-hailing service. Having been in the communications industry for over 20 years, her passion lies with the understanding of the power of communication..

Carol WeavingCarol Weaving

Carol Weaving is CEO of RX Africa..

Cassie JaganyiCassie Jaganyi

Cassie Jaganyi is the Senior Communications Leader for Sub-Sahara Africa at Procter & Gamble. Her passion for brands and people, and telling their stories to the world, has led her on an exciting journey where she champions causes she believes in.

Catherine WijnbergCatherine Wijnberg

Catherine Wijnberg is the Director and Founder of the Fetola Foundation (www.fetola.co.za).

Cathlen FourieCathlen Fourie

I am a B2B Public Relations Professional, Content Marketer, Communication specialist and writer. As owner and Chief Content Creator of CF Communications I am responsible for the overall strategy and content creation for all clients..

Cathy SmithCathy Smith

Cathy Smith was appointed Managing Director of SAP Africa in March 2018. She is the first-ever female executive of an emerging markets market unit in SAP's history..

Celeste SirinCeleste Sirin

Celeste Sirin is an employer branding specialist, speaker, facilitator and founder of Employer Branding SA which aims to develop employer banding best practice in South Africa by educating South African leaders. She is a leading authority in positioning and elevating employer brands for companies, offering extensive insight into local, African and international employer branding trends..

Cesar VacchianoCesar Vacchiano

President & CEO at SCOPEN.

Charles SibotoCharles Siboto

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

Cheryl ReddyCheryl Reddy

Cheryl Reddy is the managing partner and Africa lead at Eclipse Communications. As a highly respected and recognised communications leader in the industry, she spearheads the Corporate Centre of Excellence business unit, leads new business and strategy for all clients and runs the agency's Africa Hub..

Chola Makgamathe

The Southern African Music Rights Organisation NPC (SAMRO) General Manager Legal Services and Chairperson at the Copyright Coalition of South Africa.

Chris BlairChris Blair

Chris Blair, Chief Executive Officer of 21st Century Pay Solutions Group (Pty) Ltd, has consulted to over 500 organisations - both in Southern Africa and internationally. Chris holds a BSC Chem.

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 BeerChris de Beer

Africa Regional Manager at InfoSource..

Chris JordanChris Jordan

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

Chris OgdenChris Ogden

Chris Ogden is CEO at RubiBlue.

Christele ChokossaChristele Chokossa

Christele Chokossa joined Euromonitor as a research associate in July 2016. She is currently a consultant and focuses on researching industries such as Travel & Tourism, Retailing, Consumer Foodservice, Digital Consumers and Consumer Finance in sub-Saharan Africa.

Christiaan ViljoenChristiaan Viljoen

ML-Ops Engineer at Teraflow.

Christina KennedyChristina Kennedy

Senior writer and editor at Flow Communications.

Claudia SmithClaudia Smith

Claudia Smith has an impressive consulting career and her fair share of industry stories to tell. And she does exactly that - tell brand stories, backed by strategy and high-level consulting - all focussed on impact.

Cliff de Wit

Chief Technology Officer at Netstar.

Colin RamparsadhColin Ramparsadh

Colin Ramparsadh, the owner and CEO of Media Mutation. Colin has spent 30 years in the ad industry, working, among others, at Y&R, Leo Burnett, Saatchi & Saatchi and ZenithOptimedia.

Colleen HarrisonColleen Harrison

Colleen Harrison is Head of Marketing at PayFast..

Craig HannabusCraig Hannabus

Craig Hannabus has spent his entire adult life in the technology and marketing industry, exploring both the development and the content creation aspects of it. He is currently a senior digital strategist..

Craig SchwabeCraig Schwabe

Craig Schwabe is a geospatial specialist at Africascope, and focuses on the use of accessibility methods in the optimizing of government services and retail outlets. Over more than 12 years he has assisted companies in the motor industry as well as the financial and retail sectors with optimizing their retail networks.

Cyril NaickerCyril Naicker

Cyril Naicker is the Chief Executive at Imprint Luxury, an events, PR and marketing company. He is also the country coordinator of Fashion Revolution South Africa, an international fashion activism NGO addressing the clothing and textile crisis, and he has been appointed as the Chief Sustainability Executive at Plain Tiger, a global platform for sustainable and ethical luxury..

Dale HeferDale Hefer

Dale started through-the-line agency Chillibush from a suburban garage in 1998. The agency was ranked a top three South African agency by Finweek and the Financial Mail.

Damon StapletonDamon Stapleton

Damon is regional chief creative officer for DDB in New Zealand and Australia. Before that, ECD at Saatchi and Saatchi Australia, before that, group ECD of TBWA Hunt Lascaris and global ECD of Standard Bank.

Danette BreitenbachDanette Breitenbach

Danette Breitenbach is a marketing & media editor at Bizcommunity.com. Previously she freelanced in the marketing and media sector, including for Bizcommunity.

Daniel DercksenDaniel Dercksen

Daniel Dercksen has been a contributor for Lifestyle since 2012. As the driving force behind the successful independent training initiative The Writing Studio and a published film and theatre journalist of 40 years, teaching workshops in creative writing, playwriting and screenwriting throughout South Africa and internationally the past 22 years.

Danielle OlivierDanielle Olivier

Online Platforms Specialist at Special Effects Media SA.

David SeinkerDavid Seinker

Our platform connects South African entrepreneurs to our network of private investors..

Deborah SchepersDeborah Schepers

Deborah is the Chief Strategy Officer for Primedia Broadcasting and was previously Group Head of Data and Analytics for Primedia Group..

Deirdre KingDeirdre King

Deirdre King is Managing Director of Jacaranda FM. King has extensive experience in marketing, communications, business, and content sectors.

Devan MoonsamyDevan Moonsamy

Devan Moonsamy is the CEO of ICHAF Training Institute. ICHAF offers SETA-approved training in business skills, computer use, and soft skills.

Devan PillayDevan Pillay

Devan Pillay, cluster president, Anglophone Africa at Schneider Electric.

Di BrownDi Brown

Di Brown is a freelance travel writer based in Cape Town. Part of the tourism industry for the last 20 years, Di is a supporter of responsible tourism, advocates for animal rights in tourism and is a keen amateur photographer..

Diana MiguelDiana Miguel

Telecoms analyst at DataEQ.

Dono WhiteDono White

Dono White is the strategic planning director at VMLY&R.

Dov GirnunDov Girnun

Dov Girnun is the CEO at Merchant Capital..

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 Juanita MareeDr Juanita Maree

Dr Juanita Maree is Chief Executive Officer: The SA Association of Freight Forwarders (SAAFF)..

Dr Vuyane MhlomiDr Vuyane Mhlomi

Co-founder and CEO at Quro Medical - a South Africa-based digital-health company using cutting-edge technologies and analytics to deliver affordable, high-quality healthcare in emerging markets..

Dumisani MadiDumisani Madi

Dumisani Madi is chairperson of GVK-Siya Zama, one of South Africa's largest privately owned construction companies. Madi joined GVK-Siya Zama in 1996 as a quantity surveyor and held this position for a few years before being appointed as the group managing director in 2015, after Madi and his partners purchased the group from the original founders.

Dylan BowenDylan Bowen

CEO at Salesmindset.

Earle HolmesEarle Holmes

PR & Communications at AFDA /Alumni / Festivals.

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.

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.

Emilie Carver | Red Ribbon CommunicationsEmilie Carver | Red Ribbon Communications

PR Account Director at Red Ribbon Communications.

Emily StanderEmily Stander

Lifestyle Editor and M&M Assistant at Bizcommunity | My first loves are writing, music and video games | Get in contact: emily@bizcommunity.com.

Emmanuel KalungaEmmanuel Kalunga

Emmanuel Kalunga is head of data science and business intelligence at OrderIn..

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

Editor: Marketing & Media.

Ewoudt CloeteEwoudt Cloete

Senior manager of Digital Operations at Game.

Felix KesselFelix Kessel

Born a long time ago in a galaxy far, far away, where writing was the only way to survive the suburban ennui of his homeworld, Felix wrote his way into a strange land called advertising. Currently, he is the creative lead at WPP's agency for Distell, Team Liquid..

Firdous Osman

Firdous Osman believes the secret in building a successful agency lays in developing and growing its people and bringing diversity into the workplace. Her work experience spans across multi-cultural brands and categories globally, regionally and locally, in both the private and public sectors.

Francois de WetFrancois de Wet

Francois, Founder and Director at Wamly is a registered Industrial Psychologist with a passion to provide people with insightful information about their talents. By combining his qualifications and experience as a Business Psychologist, together with his knowledge and understanding of a variety of commercial and industrial environments, he has successfully managed large scale business transformation projects, enabling organisational effectiveness..

Fred RazakFred Razak

Chief Trading Strategist at CMTrading. Prior to entering Wall Street, Razak studied at Baruch College - City University of New York majoring in Finance and minoring in International Business.

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..

Gavin KellyGavin Kelly

Gavin Kelly is CEO of the Road Freight Association..

Gayle EdmundsGayle Edmunds

Gayle Edmunds is the special projects editor at Ads24..

Ged NooyGed Nooy

Ged Nooy is MD at NielsenIQ South Africa. He has extensive experience in the consumer goods industry both internationally and locally.

George MienieGeorge Mienie

CEO of AutoTrader South Africa.

Ghana MsibiGhana Msibi

CEO & Deputy CEO at WesBank, WesBank Retail Asset Finance.

Gideon GallowayGideon Galloway

Gideon Galloway is the CEO of King Price Insurance..

Gil SperlingGil Sperling

Gil Sperling is cofounder and co-CEO of Flow, a proptech company that goes straight to the source of the largest social platforms in the world - to match people with property..

Giles MaynardGiles Maynard

Giles is a Senior Financial Advisor and Regional Manager at Carrick Wealth. A sought-after investment specialist, Giles assists those wanting to explore both local and offshore opportunities.

Glenn GillisGlenn Gillis

Glenn Gillis is the managing director of Sea Monster Entertainment, one of South Africa's pre-eminent animation, gaming and augmented reality companies. He has a Business Science degree from UCT and has been an entrepreneur, hired gun, and consultant with growing, knowledge-intensive businesses around the world for over 25 years..

Gordon HooperGordon Hooper

Gordon Hooper is the Managing Director of Bateleur Brand Planning, a market research company he co-founded more than 30 years ago in 1988. He was inspired by the promise of gaining experience in a multitude of different marketplaces and making a difference to companies in their strategic brand journeys..

Grant LappingGrant Lapping

Lapping joined the +OneX team in May 2021 after the company he founded in 2012, DataCore Media, was acquired by +OneX, a new-age solutions and systems integrator. He manages the digital media and marketing team within +OneX.

Greg Bailie

Greg Bailie is the Head of Growth & Innovation at the Influencer Division of Nfinity Media..

Greg ChenGreg Chen

Greg Chen is the CEO and co-founder of Mobiz. He has a long history in the South African mobile space and is passionate about the role technology can play in engaging the country's people across the spectrum..

Greg GathererGreg Gatherer

Greg Gatherer is an account manager at Liferay Africa..

Greg GathererGreg Gatherer

Greg is Head of Strategic Accounts for Africa at Striata SA. His career in Operations Management within various industrial sectors has given him strong technical and operational experience..

Guy StehlikGuy Stehlik

Guy Stehlik is the CEO and founder of BON Hotels and Director of BON Hotels International West Africa. Having vast experience in all aspects of Hotel Management as well as having owned his own hotels, Guy created BON Hotels as an "owner-staff-community-guest" centric company to herald in and define an exciting new era in hotel management..

Harry Welby-CookeHarry Welby-Cooke

Leading business and executive coach and SA's Co-Master Licensee for global franchise company - ActionCOACH. For more information visit www.actioncoachsa.co.za.

Haydn TownsendHaydn Townsend

Haydn Townsend is the managing director of Accenture Interactive, He's a qualified chartered marketer who has worked across the FMCG and advertising industry, including Ogilvy Johannesburg, where he reached deputy managing director and as chief strategy officer at The Jupiter Drawing Room (TJDR). He was also CEO of sponsorship and activation company Sail Sport & Entertainment..

Hayley Ivins-DownesHayley Ivins-Downes

As head of digital at Lightstone, Hayley's core focus is creating a customer-centric digital experience. She leads her team with fervour, harnessing over two and a half decades of experience to find bespoke solutions that address Lightstone's clients' precise needs..

Hayley van der WoudeHayley van der Woude

Hayley is the Managing Director for Irvine Partners -- a full-service public relations firm with offices in Cape Town, Johannesburg, Nairobi, Lagos and London..

Helen KrugerHelen Kruger

In my experience, marketing your business doesn't come cheap. Especially not developing apps where you can interact with clients and create customer loyalty.

Helen LudwigHelen Ludwig

Helen is a highly regarded business-building strategist, coach and leader. She's worked with blue-chip clients across multiple categories, connecting businesses to their customers across SA, Africa and the Middle East.

Helen NicholsonHelen Nicholson

Helen Nicholson has been called the "Networking Queen" by many of her clients. She began her career as an accountant and has evolved into the founder and CEO - Chief Excitement Officer of The Networking Company, where they train people on the so-called "soft skills", which are the essential skills that take people's careers to the next level..

Hemant HarieHemant Harie

Hemant Harie is the managing director at Gabsten Technologies..

Herbert Seabelo ThelediHerbert Seabelo Theledi

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

Herman DegenerHerman Degener

I am a passionate marketing and communications solutions architect, with experience spanning more than a decade in the print, out of home and digital strategy sectors. Coming from a traditional media background, I am well-positioned to understand the challenges facing many marketers in a world one digital.

Howard FeldmanHoward Feldman

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

Howard SaundersHoward Saunders

Howard Saunders, aka the Retail Futurist, is a writer and speaker whose job it is to see beyond retail's currently choppy waters. Howard spent 25 years at some of London's most renowned retail design agencies where he created concepts and strategies for dozens of British high street brands.

Ian McLarenIan McLaren

A motoring journalist for more than 20-years, Ian McLaren is keeping a keen eye on the advent of electric-mobility in South Africa.

Ilse StruwegIlse Struweg

Prof Ilse Struweg is an Associate Professor in the Department of Marketing Management at University of Johannesburg (UJ). She is based on the Bunting Road campus where she teaches Consumer Behaviour, Marketing Management and supervises post-graduate students.

Imran SalieImran Salie

Editor: IT & Automotive; Editorial Assistant for Entrepreneurship.

Isla PrentisIsla Prentis

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

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..

Jacques du PreezJacques du Preez

Jacques du Preez is CEO of Provantage Media Group. He is the founder and a shareholder of the group, which is one of southern Africa's leading out-of-home and transit media and marketing companies..

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.

James BayhackJames Bayhack

Director for sub-Saharan Africa at CM.com.

Jan FourieJan Fourie

Jan Fourie is Southern Africa general manager at Scatec..

Janet Berger

Creative Strategist at Flow Communications.

Jarred CinmanJarred Cinman

As the Joint CEO of VMLY&R South Africa, Jarred leads both the Johannesburg and Cape Town offices. He oversees the inner workings of the agency, managing all departments from a business, HR and operational point of view.

JD EngelbrechtJD Engelbrecht

JanDirk (JD) Engelbrecht is a commercial technologist who is passionate about finding creative solutions to problems. His experience in digital product development and commercialisation has allowed him to work with various South African market leaders in media, ecommerce, advertising, data science, and agriculture..

Jeandie LeoneJeandie Leone

Jeandie Leone is a Commercial Executive at Workforce Staffing. Jeandie has been in the Temporary Employment Services industry for 10 years in various capacities, complimenting her interest and expertise in labour law.

Jeff LomeyJeff Lomey

Jeff Lomey is an executive business coach specialising in Strategy-in-Action. He is also the founder of Jeff Lomey Associates, a niche consultancy with expertise in executive coaching and strategy execution.

Jenita FerreiraJenita Ferreira

Jenita Ferreira is head of digital at communications agency, 99c.

Jenna BerndtJenna Berndt

With a curious mind and a love for travel and tourism, Jenna Berndt has over nine years' marketing experience in the travel industry. She is currently a brand owner for leisure travel brands at Big Ambitions, a specialist Cape Town-based travel content marketing consultancy.

Jenna has a journalism degree specialising in graphic design, a keen eye for visual and written communication and is focused on achieving brand goals through content creation and PR, marketing strategy, SEO copywriting and social media..

Jennifer Leppington-ClarkJennifer Leppington-Clark

Jennifer Leppington-Clark is the managing director at Hill+Knowlton Strategies South Africa..

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.

Jennilee Peremore-OliverJennilee Peremore-Oliver

Jennilee Peremore-Oliver is an award-winning media and communications professional, who started her career in 2009. In 2017 she founded the Communications Agency, Jenniemore (Pty) Ltd.

Jeremy MaggsJeremy Maggs

Jeremy Maggs is one of South Africa's most trusted journalists. He cut his teeth during the apartheid era, working at a variety of independent media organisations.

Jessica TennantJessica Tennant

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

JG BezuidenhoutJG Bezuidenhout

JG Bezuidenhout, Digital Marketing Aficionado and COO of Bastion & Flowe (https://www.bastionflowe.com), a digital advertising technology company focused on delivering measurable results..

Joe HammanJoe Hamman

Founder & Director at Novus Group.

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 WaltersJohan Walters

Johan Walters is Lead Consultant at Incubeta. With more than 20 years' experience in digital marketing, Johan specialises in helping brands on their transformation towards digital marketing maturity..

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) and managing partner for SCOPEN in the UK and South Africa.

Johannes MasitengJohannes Masiteng

Editor: CSI & Sustainability at Bizcommunity..

John LoosJohn Loos

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

John WatlingJohn Watling

John Watling leads seven of Accenture's businesses in Africa. These businesses are retail, consumer goods, telco, media, banking, insurance and industrial.

Jon SavageJon Savage

Head of Content & Production at InBroadcasting.

Jonathan AyacheJonathan Ayache

Jonathan Ayache holds a Business Science and Honours in Finance and Economics degree from UCT..

Jonathan CherryJonathan Cherry

Jonathan Cherry is a professional futurist, seasoned marketer and founder of the boutique futures consultancy Cherryflava Media. Jonathan works with clients to unlock future opportunities by helping them create and implement the right strategies and action plans that are future-fit and maximise the potential of the business. ..

Jonathan GoldbergJonathan Goldberg

Jonathan Goldberg is a leading voice in space Labour Law and Employee Relations. As the joint-CEO of Global Business Solutions, Jonathan has made the company into the foremost labour law, human resources and industrial relations consultancy..

Jonathan HurvitzJonathan Hurvitz

Jonathan Hurvitz is the CEO at Teljoy..

Joon ChongJoon Chong

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

Jordan RittenberryJordan Rittenberry

Jordan Rittenberry serves as the Chairman of Edelman Africa. An Edelman veteran with 15 years of service, Rittenberry has held numerous leadership positions at the firm.

Joshua MaraneyJoshua Maraney

Joshua Maraney owns and runs Top Click Media. Top Click Media are Premier Google Partners and are Google Ads and SEO specialists.

Judith MiddletonJudith Middleton

Judith Middleton is the CEO of DUO Marketing and Communications.

Juliet Gillies

Freelance Writer and Editor at Write Skills, Juliet edits for corporates, government entities, authors, publishers, researchers, academics and scholars, and writes articles, textbook content, training manuals and poetry..

Karen PhelanKaren Phelan

Media director and founding partner of Full Circle Media (www.fcm.co.za), part of Aegis Media, Karen Phelan has over 23 years of industry experience and has always focused on the media side, especially her personal love, the research side. In addition to her daily business activities, she is also the Cape Town chair of the Advertising Media Forum.

Karl HaechlerKarl Haechler

Karl Haechler is the co-market leader and managing director of BCW Africa, an award-winning African public relations network which covers over 50 African countries..

Karyn StrybosKaryn Strybos

Karyn is the Marketing Manager of Everlytic, a SaaS marketing automation platform. With over 14 years' experience in the digital marketing industry she brings knowledge from both agencies and corporates alike.

Kashif RazaKashif Raza

CEO at Globex Outreach.

Kate StubbsKate Stubbs

Kate Stubbs is the current group business development and marketing director for the Interwaste Group which forms part of Séché Environment, an international environmental solutions business..

Katja HamiltonKatja Hamilton

Katja is the Finance and Health Editor at Bizcommunity..

Katlego MashishiKatlego Mashishi

Managing Director at Idea Engineers.

Keegan WeberKeegan Weber

Keegan Weber is a product specialist at BrandsEye.

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.

Kelly Sin Hidge

Marketing, PR and Design at The Hope Fc.

Kelvin JonckKelvin Jonck

Kelvin Jonck is the MD of YouKnow Digital. The company helps brands and agencies across Africa to efficiently use marketing technology platforms - spanning social media analytics and insights, social media management and business optimisation - to scale their marketing, customer service and research operations with ease..

Kerry MorrisKerry Morris

Kerry Morris is the CEO of South Africa's award-winning recruitment and labour services agency, Tower Group. A recognised leader of trade and industry, spanning a career of 20 years, Kerry's extensive experience in human capital engagement sets her apart as one of South Africa's leading front runners for key-quality human resources, and an advocate for empowering women in business..

Kgomotso MoalusiKgomotso Moalusi

Business Unit Director for Advisory at Edelman Africa.

Khangelani DzibaKhangelani Dziba

Khangelani Dziba is a Marketing and Brand Communications enthusiast who has over 7 years of experience in the industry as an Account Director. He enjoys writing about contemporary topics and has contributed significantly to marketing platforms which further saw him being dubbed Bizcommunity's Top 10 Most Read Contributor in 2018 and 2019.

Khangi KhozaKhangi Khoza

Khangi Khoza is an experienced Economist with a demonstrated history of working in the public and private sector. Skilled in research, consulting, capital raising, management, teamwork, and business strategy..

Khaya MbangaKhaya Mbanga

Digital transformation and technology director Servest.

Kim FurmanKim Furman

Kim Furman is the marketing manager at Synthesis..

Lana HindmarchLana Hindmarch

A facilitator and leadership development & wellbeing specialist, Lana founded BREATHE, a company on a mission to disrupt traditional wellness and make employee wellbeing a strategic imperative so that workplaces in South Africa can thrive and grow..

Lance Branquinho

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

Lauren HartzenbergLauren Hartzenberg

Managing editor and retail editor at Bizcommunity.com. Cape Town apologist.

Leanne EmeryLeanne Emery

Leanne Emery is the Chief Marketing and Client Officer (CMCO) at the Youth Employment Service (YES), a business-driven NPO that works to tackle youth unemployment in South Africa. Within her role, she is responsible for managing all marketing and client operations..

Lee NaikLee Naik

Lee Naik is the CEO of TransUnion Africa..

Leigh-Anne SalonikaLeigh-Anne Salonika

Founder at OnlyKind (Pty) Ltd.

Lesley-Ann RozanskiLesley-Ann Rozanski

Lesley-Ann Rozanski is head of digital at NGAGE, The Agency for Industry..

Lethabo ManamelaLethabo Manamela

Lethabo Manamela took over as interim CEO of the South African National Energy Development Institute (Sanedi) just as the Covid-19 lockdown started in March 2020, but she hasn't allowed the pandemic to get her down. She was recently presented with the South African National Energy Association (SANEA) Premier Award as the energy sector's 2021 Shapeshifter in recognition of the state-owned Sanedi's achievement in meeting 97% of its annual targets despite the pandemic's disruptions..

Linda ErasmusLinda Erasmus

Linda Erasmus is a director and shareholder of Fine & Country South Africa (Pty) Ltd. She holds an LLB degree and entered the real estate sector in 1986, from where she moved through the different stages of salesperson, manager, franchise owner and ultimately becoming the first South African woman to launch an international brand successfully in South Africa..

Linda SaundersLinda Saunders

head of Solution Engineering, Salesforce South Africa.

Louise WoodburnLouise Woodburn

Louise Woodburn is the General Manager of KBC Risk Solutions, a division of KBC Health & Safety..

Luis FigueiredoLuis Figueiredo

Luis Figueiredo is the CEO of Atlantis Foods Group and founder of Atlantis Seafood Products, South Africa's third-largest fresh and frozen seafood processing and packing factory..

Luthando MkumatelaLuthando Mkumatela

Luthando Mkumatela is currently serving as a Councilor of the Independent Communications Authority of South Africa (ICASA). He has previously served at the Department of International Affairs of the ANC in Lusaka as the Senior Legal Resource..

Lyndy van den BarselaarLyndy van den Barselaar

Lyndy van den Barselaar is the MD of Manpower Group South Africa..

Maluta NetshauluMaluta Netshaulu

Maluta Netshaulu, a husband and father of two from Venda, the former homeland now part of Limpopo, is a senior manager for agriculture at Nedbank Business Banking, responsible for customer value proposition (CVP)..

Marco VattaMarco Vatta

Marco Vatta is a registered Patent Attorney who has a BSc (Microbiology) and an LLB. He is an Attorney of the High Court of South Africa and has five years of experience in patents and registered designs..

Maria du PreezMaria du Preez

Maria du Preez is Business Development Director at Bidvest International Logistics..

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..

Mariette du Toit-HelmboldMariette du Toit-Helmbold

Mariette du Toit-Helmbold is an international destination marketing and tourism thought leader, as well as a writer and public speaker on tourism, responsible tourism, destination marketing, brand innovation and digital strategy. She established Destinate, an international specialised destination and tourism marketing agency, after an enviable tenure of 10 years as the CEO of Cape Town Tourism..

Mariëtte FrazerMariëtte Frazer

Mariëtte Frazer is a Lecturer: Marketing & Retail at the Department of Marketing Management at the University of Johannesburg (UJ)..

Marisa LouwMarisa Louw

Marketing consultant, blog writing services, social media expert, and #breastcancersurvivor..

Mark BothaMark Botha

Having been in the industry for over 15 years, I have also built and managed award-winning teams and have been lucky enough to work with some of the best people in the industry. I am excited about the future of digital and to continuing my work in this exciting medium..

Mark DommisseMark Dommisse

Chairperson at National Automobile Dealers' Association..

Mark ThomsonMark Thomson

Mark Thomson is the EMEA Director of Retail and Hospitality Solutions at Zebra Technologies..

Martin MyersMartin Myers

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

Mathew WeissMathew Weiss

Mathew is the Managing Director for Superunion Africa. He has accumulated broad experience in both design and advertising in the US, Central America and EMEA where he built brands across a range of industries including FMCG, Financial Services, Hospitality and Tourism..

Matseleng MogodiMatseleng Mogodi

Matseleng Mogodi, founder and principal, Snooks Estates.

Matthew CampbellMatthew Campbell

Head of SME and FTTH at Seacom.

Matthew LeightonMatthew Leighton

Matthew Leighton is the Creative Director at OneDayOnly..

Maxine Selmer-OlsenMaxine Selmer-Olsen

strategic planner at Grey.

Melanie MalherbeMelanie Malherbe

Managing Director at BrandsEye.

Mercia GrimbeekMercia Grimbeek

Mercia Grimbeek, chair of SAWEA, is an expert in the energy sector. Grimbeek, who has served on the board of governance since 2018, has been part of South Africa's renewable energy sector since its inception, 11 years ago..

Michael GullanMichael Gullan

Michael Gullan is the founder and CEO of G&G Advocacy. Michael provides strategic consulting to G&G Advocacy's clients at a senior level.

Michael OelschigMichael Oelschig

Michael Oelschig is Managing Director at Wunderman Thompson South Africa. A qualified attorney and a strategist by trade, Oelschig has spent 7 years in the Wunderman Thompson Group, initially as head of strategy in the social media specialist agency Cerebra..

Michael ShapiroMichael Shapiro

Managing Director at Synthesis.

Michael SmollanMichael Smollan

Mike Smollan is Chief Growth and Innovation Officer at Smollan..

Michelle DickensMichelle Dickens

Michelle Dickens co-founded TPN Credit Bureau in 2000 and is now its CEO. TPN Credit Bureau is a registered credit bureau which specialises in the education and property markets..

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 SharmanMike Sharman

Mike Sharman is the owner of Retroviral Digital Communications, an online communications consultancy specialising in communication strategy, social media and content creation..

Miranda LusibaMiranda Lusiba

Miranda Lusiba is the Founding Director of Strangé Consulting - a boutique PR Agency specialising in Communications, Freelance Writing, Media Relations, Reputation Management and Media Training..

Mkhuseli Vangile

Mkhuseli Vangile is the managing director of the DCF, a vibrant PR and marketing agency..

Mohammed VachiatMohammed Vachiat

Head of Sales and Innovation at Konica Minolta South Africa.

Monique ClaassenMonique Claassen

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

Mornay Roberts-LombardMornay Roberts-Lombard

Professor at Department of Marketing Management University of Johannesburg.

Morne CronjeMorne Cronje

Morne Cronje is Head of Franchising at FNB..

Moti GraumanMoti Grauman

Moti Grauman is a digital media strategist at The MediaShop..

Murray LeggMurray Legg

Murray Legg is the Head of Global Strategy at the Influencer platform, Webfluential. Murray holds a Ph.D in biomedical engineering, was included in the global list of Power30under30 in 2013 and Mail & Guardian's Top 200 Young South Africans in 2014.

Musa KalengaMusa Kalenga

IAB SA Head of Brand Council (Facebook) at IAB SA.

Mzi DeliweMzi Deliwe

Mzi Deliwe is the Deputy CEO at Provantage Media Group.

Nadia CoetzerNadia Coetzer

Nadia Coetzer is the head of support at PaySpace.

Nadia RawjeeNadia Rawjee

Nadia Rawjee is the Managing Director at Uzenzele Holdings. Nadia Rawjee has experience in industries ranging from FMCG to manufacturing and mining because of family interest and her involvement in an influential African network called Intra Business Network.

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.

Naseem JavedNaseem Javed

Naseem Javed is a corporate philosopher, chairman of Expothon Worldwide; a Canadian Think tank focused on National Mobilization of Entrepreneurialism on Platform Economies..

Natalia RosaNatalia Rosa

Natalia Rosa is the MD of Big Ambitions, a specialist travel and tourism communications and marketing organisation which helps tourism and travel organisations connect with their members and customers..

Natalie Le ClueNatalie Le Clue

Pop culture enthusiast and writer.

Natasha MaharajNatasha Maharaj

Natasha Maharaj is the Marketing Director for Distell. Natasha in her current role has led the Marketing Department of Distell Southern Africa for over 2.5yrs which includes short and long-term marketing and innovation strategy development and execution.

Nazeema MohamedNazeema Mohamed

Nazeema Mohamed is an executive director at Inyathelo (the South African Institute for Advancement)..

Ndeye DiagneNdeye Diagne

Managing Director - West Africa, Insights division at Kantar. Afro-Enthusiast. Ambitious for Africa and for Kantar.

Neil PurseyNeil Pursey

With +15 years of analytics, data-driven marketing, and strategic leadership experience, I specialise in creating best-in-class analytics strategy, capabilities, teams, and solutions..

Niamh NicLiamNiamh NicLiam

Niamh NicLiam is Head of Business Partnerships at Incubeta. Niamh joined the Incubeta group as Client Service Director in January 2015, and since then she has helped build successful partnerships with many local and global brands..

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...

Nicholas DuminyNicholas Duminy

Nicholas Duminy is a marketing professional with 12 years of experience working in the FMCG/QSR categories. Nic has worked on some of SA's most loved brands, most recently as the Marketing Director Digital & eCommerce for Yum Brands, KFC, and previously as the Marketing Manager for Carling Black Label..

Nicholas KuhneNicholas Kuhne

Nicholas is the founder of brand consultancy Wunderbrand..

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.

Nicola CooperNicola Cooper

Nicola Cooper is a trend researcher, analyst and cultural strategist at Nicola Cooper & Associates (NC&A), as well as in-house trend research at 99c advertising and communications agency.

Nicola Tarr

Business Unit Director at Tribeca Public Relations.

Nicolas Pompigne-MognardNicolas Pompigne-Mognard

Nicolas Pompigne-Mognard is the Founder and Chairman of APO Group (African Press Organization) (www.apo-opa.com), the sole press release distribution service dedicated to Africa and the global leader in media relations relating to Africa. Used by some of the world's largest companies, PR agencies, institutions and organisations, APO Africa Wire has a potential reach of 600 million.

Nicole ShapiroNicole Shapiro

Nicole Shapiro is Director, Consulting Practice at Kantar. She is passionate about unlocking growth and opportunities for brands and businesses.

Nicolet PienaarNicolet Pienaar

Nicolet Pienaar is head of Market Insights at GfK South Africa. She is an industry expert in the Technical Consumer Goods and Telecoms market across Africa, and leads the Market Intelligence team in South Africa, turning data into actionable predictive insights for manufacturers, operators and retailers. Key market players rely on Nicolet's thought leadership, market guidance and analytic skills to help them navigate the uncertainties of the current market situations..

NJ AyukNJ Ayuk

Ayuk is founder and CEO of Centurion Law Group and the executive chair of the Africa Energy Chamber of Commerce (AEC)..

Ntandokazi NtozakheNtandokazi Ntozakhe

Production and Content Assistant at Bizcommunity.

Oresti PatriciosOresti Patricios

Oresti Patricios, CEO of the OrnicoGroup (www.ornico.co.za), has long been on the cutting edge of the media, advertising and branding industries. He has an MBA at GIBS and did his thesis on social media when Twitter was barely a twit.

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..

Pabi MogosetsiPabi Mogosetsi

Pabi Mogosetsi is Universum Global's Country Manager for South Africa. After 15 years of honing her skills in the branding industry and beyond, in 2021 Pabi Mogosetsi was appointed the new Employer Branding Advisor and Country Manager for Universum South Africa.

Patrick MkalaPatrick Mkala

Account Manager at DUO Marketing + Communications.

Paul HanlyPaul Hanly

Paul Hanly is the co-founder of end-to-end online learning solution provider New Leaf Technologies.

Paul MiddletonPaul Middleton

Managing Director at Ebony+Ivory.

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.

Paul van den Berg

As the founder and leader of a number of creative, digital, retail and content agencies in both the UK and South Africa, Paul brings a wealth of local understanding and agency expertise to the business. It was this energy and African knowledge that brought him to the attention of Oliver in 2016 encouraging them to step in and make an acquisition of the local agenc.

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.

Pearl ScheltemaPearl Scheltema

Pearl Scheltema is the CEO of Fitzanne Estates, as well as a sectional title expert, specialist property manager, property administration professional and trustee management trainer. With more than 30 years' experience in the industry, she believes in building her business on loyalty and trust..

Percy ShangasePercy Shangase

Percy Shangase is the 1st Black person to win the Prestigious Alan Paton Literary Award. He runs a Marketing and Research Consultancy, despite living with a disability - below knee amputation, however he drives and flies wherever is necessary.

Peter BabolPeter Babol

Digital Production Lead at OLIVER + MORE.

Peter HorszowskiPeter Horszowski

For a better way to teach.

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..

Philippa DodsPhilippa Dods

Head of Marketing, Africa at Meltwater.

Pieter GroenewaldPieter Groenewald

CEO and founder of theSALT, (a Nfinity Media company) a micro influencer marketing platform..

Pieter VenterPieter Venter

Pieter Venter is co-founder and CEO at Ctrl, SA's first digital insurance advice app. A trained engineer, Venter spent three years at Anglo American before completing his MBA at the University of Cape Town's GSB.

Prashanth Krishnaswami

Head of market strategy and thought leadership at CX product group, Zoho Corp, He has been with Zoho for 10 years and led worldwide marketing for the customer service and contact centre categories before..

Preggie PillayPreggie Pillay

Preggie Pillay is CEO of FNB Commercial Property Finance..

Prenesh PadayacheePrenesh Padayachee

Chief digital officer at Seacom.

Reana RossouwReana Rossouw

Reana Rossouw is the owner of Next Generation Consultants https://nextgeneration.co.za/, a management consulting firm. She is regarded one of South Africa's leading experts in social / socio economic and sustainable development, stakeholder and human rights management.

Rebecca PretoriusRebecca Pretorius

With over 15 years industry experience in digital education and publishing, Country Manager for Crimson Education South Africa, Rebecca Pretorius, has geared her career towards using technology to help learners access their full potential. Pretorius focuses on exposing young ambitious South Africans to international study and networking opportunities, ultimately unlocking their potential in a competitive global arena..

Renaldo MuregessRenaldo Muregess

Product Strategy Lead at Itech South Africa..

Rhys EvansRhys Evans

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

Ria PintoRia Pinto

General Manager and Technology Leader at IBM South Africa.

Richard GrayRichard Gray

Richard Gray is CEO of Harcourts Real Estate South Africa. He joined the group in September 2010.

Richard LordRichard Lord

Richard Lord is Media & Operations Director at Meta Media, South Africa's newest media agency, and part of the IPG global network and Nahana Communications Group of specialist agencies. At Meta Media we don't just look at the numbers, we dig deeper, we look for the story behind the story.

Richard RattueRichard Rattue

Richard Rattue is MD/Compliance Officer at Compli-Serve SA..

Rirhandzu ShingwenyanaRirhandzu Shingwenyana

Rirhandzu Shingwenyana is a marketing and communications professional with experience in account management, social media and digital marketing campaign management, and marketing..

Roan MackintoshRoan Mackintosh

Managing Director at Incubeta Group, Middle East and Africa. Roan joined Incubeta in May 2019 after spending 11 years at WPP's global digital marketing technology and consultancy arm, Acceleration, where he was group business director.

Rob NobleRob Noble

Rob Noble is the Managing Director of online fashion retailer Runway Sale and its new sister store Fixel, which is pioneering the use of AI to create the ultimate sneaker shopping experience..

Robbie KearnsRobbie Kearns

Robbie Kearns is Senior Regional Vice President, Salesforce Africa, Middle East, Israel and the Mediterranean. He joined Salesforce in 2013 and leads the fast-growing cloud business across commerce, marketing, service and platform.

Robert GraceRobert Grace

Robert Grace is a founding partner and the head of strategy at M&C Saatchi Abel Cape Town..

Robin FisherRobin Fisher

Area Vice President, Salesforce - Emerging Markets.

Robin FredericksRobin Fredericks

Editor at Bizcommunity..

Robyn CampbellRobyn Campbell

Managing Director at Machine_ Head of IAB Agency Council.

Ron StefanskiRon Stefanski

Ron Stefanski is an internet entrepreneur and marketing professor at National Louis University who has a passion for helping people create and market their own online business. You can learn more from him by visiting OneHourProfessor.com.

Ronald RavelRonald Ravel

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

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.

Rosemary AndersonRosemary Anderson

Rosemary Anderson is the national chairperson of Fedhasa, the voice of hospitality in South Africa..

Ross SibbaldRoss Sibbald

Executive Head at Striata Marketing Solutions.

Ruhling HerbstRuhling Herbst

Ruhling is responsible for leading BankservAfrica's growth efforts across the border and spearheading the implementation of a low value, cross-border payment scheme and operations in the Southern African Development Community (SADC). Ruhling is also supporting the organisation to plan the BankservAfrica transformation journey for extending the use of BankservAfrica's new, modern payments platform..

Ruth CooperRuth Cooper

Ruth is the production manager at Bizcommunity. moc.ytinummoczib@htur.

Ryan FalkenbergRyan Falkenberg

Ryan Falkenberg is co-founder and CEO of software company Clevva..

Ryan McFadyenRyan McFadyen

Ryan McFadyen is Strategic Director at HaveYouHeard and a recognised trendspotter and guru. You can catch him weekly on Breakfast with Refilwe Moloto, or LinkedIn, or Instagram or follow HaveYouHeard's culture and trend resource on Instagram: @thisisin__.

Sabine LehmannSabine Lehmann

Sabine Lehmann founded the Attractions Africa conference in 2014, the only attractions conference on the African continent. After successfully launching the AAVEA association in 2018, Sabine is now president of the AAVEA board and executive director..

Samantha HoggSamantha Hogg

Samantha Hogg is the owner and managing director of GinjaNinjaPR..

Samuel SeeffSamuel Seeff

Samuel Seeff is chairman of the Seeff Group..

Sarah BrittenSarah Britten

Dr Sarah Britten has 21 years of experience across various clients and multiple strategic disciplines, including social media and shopper. Her client experience includes Nedbank, Investec, FNB, Bothongo Group, Sanofi, Colgate Palmolive, Aspen, Adcock Ingram, Kraft Heinz, Citroën and Land Rover..

Sarah Browning-de VilliersSarah Browning-de Villiers

Chief Content Officer at Narrative / Publicis Machine.

Sarthak RohalSarthak Rohal

Sarthak Rohal is the vice president of IT services at AlphaCodes..

Sasha KupritzSasha Kupritz

Sasha Kupritz is a public relations specialist at TenacityPR..

Sean PotgieterSean Potgieter

Marketing coordinator for the Business School Netherlands international branch. Responsible for all marketing activities, alumni outreach, assisting with strategic partner management and coordinating sales..

Semona PillaySemona Pillay

Semona Pillay is a lecturer and the Programme Coordinator for the Diploma Retail Business Management at the Department of Marketing Management at University of Johannesburg. She lectures Marketing Communications on the Bunting Road campus and Integrated Marketing Communications on the Kingsway campus.

Seydou KaneSeydou Kane

Seydou Kane, managing director for Eaton Africa.

Shan RadcliffeShan Radcliffe

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

Shanaaz TretheweyShanaaz Trethewey

Shanaaz Trethewey, CEO of RentMaster, knows first-hand how quickly the rental process can go from a peaceful dream of passive income to a nightmare of debt collection and emotional stress. As a property owner herself, she knows how time-consuming and risky being a landlord is and she is passionate about spearheading RentMaster, which makes tenants and landlords lives harmonious, fair and stress-free..

Sharmila RagunananSharmila Ragunanan

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

Shaun van RooyenShaun van Rooyen

Shaun van Rooyen is the strategic accounts and partnerships manager for Infobip Africa..

Shellee-Kim GoldShellee-Kim Gold

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

Sibusiso XabaSibusiso Xaba

Sibusiso Xaba is the co-founder and CEO of Africa Cannabis Advisory Group, a leading services provider specialised in the medical cannabis and hemp industries. He is working closely with companies like 3Sixty Biopharmaceutical and key cannabis stakeholders to help connect and introduce exciting technology and innovations like Airocide to the industry..

Sid PeimerSid Peimer

A seasoned and insightful executive with multisector experience in roles as diverse as senior management, strategic planning and copywriting. I am a qualified pharmacist (non-practicing); my highest degree is an MBA from the University of Cape Town, and I am in my second year for my PhD in Business Management at UCT.

Sindy PetersSindy Peters

Sindy Peters (@sindy_hullaba_lou) is a group editor at Bizcommunity.com on the Construction, CSI & Sustainability, and Property portals. She can be reached at moc.ytinummoczib@ydnis..

Stacey BrewerStacey Brewer

Stacey Brewer is the co-founder & CEO at SPARK Schools and has a demonstrated history of working in the education management industry. Brewer is a strong business development professional who holds an MBA from the Gordon Institute of Business Science..

Stephanie Aboujaoude

Senior Area Director of Marketing & Communications at Radisson Hotel Group, Middle East & Africa.

Stuart InnellStuart Innell

Lead Strategist at Boomtown Strategic Brand Agency.

Stuart ThomasStuart Thomas

Lead content strategist at Irvine Partners.

Sue GarrettSue Garrett

Sue Garret is General Manager for Product and Marketing at Flight Centre Travel Group..

Sylvia SchutteSylvia Schutte

Sylvia Schutte is the MD of Stratitude, a full-service marketing agency that provides strategic and creative solutions focussed on making an impact on their clients' brands and their bottom lines..

Takalani MadzhadzhiTakalani Madzhadzhi

Takalani Madzhadzhi is a qualified Actuary and the Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Ashanti ai..

Tammy TalTammy Tal

Tammy Tal is an award-winning digital strategist at Flume Digital Marketing & PR. She is passionate about unlocking business and growth opportunities for clients through data-driven strategies and has experience across various verticals having done work for numerous blue-chip companies..

Tara TurkingtonTara Turkington

Tara Turkington is the CEO of Flow Communications (www.flowsa.com), one of the country's top communications companies. Follow her on Twitter at @taraturk1..

Tasneem CassimTasneem Cassim

Tasneem Cassim is a digital strategist at Clockwork..

Tecla CiolfiTecla Ciolfi

Tecla Ciolfi is founder and manager of music news website Texx and the City has been a part of the music industry in South Africa for the last 10 years in various capacities, namely journalism, radio presenting, event curation and artist management..

Terena ChettyTerena Chetty

Terena Chetty is a Brand and Content Strategist at 1Africa Consulting, a strategic communications agency working with pan-African and global brands..

Terry LevinTerry Levin

Adding more zeros and heroes to brand value. Brand Turn Around and Brand Positioning specialists.

Thozamile Mvumvu

Internal & External Communications Practitioner at Northlink College.

Thozamile Thomas MvumvuThozamile Thomas Mvumvu

examination Controller at University.

Tiffany MarkmanTiffany Markman

I spend 10 hours a day writing - and teaching others to write. I was South Africa's Freelance Copywriter of the Year in 2020 and one of the world's 'Top 50 Female Content Marketers' in 2021..

Tilda MwaiTilda Mwai

Tilda Mwai currently works as the senior analyst for Africa at Knight Frank, focusing on commercial and residential market research across the continent. She is tasked with producing market leading reports, such as the Africa Report and Africa Horizons, thought leadership whitepapers and analysis on the office, retail, industrial, and residential markets, as well as specialist property sectors, such as healthcare, agriculture and data centres..

Tony ClarkeTony Clarke

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

Tracy Malone

Business coach and founder of the American Association of Female Entrepreneurs..

Valencia TalaneValencia Talane

Valencia Talane is a senior journalist and editor with Corruption Watch in Johannesburg. Talane has followed the hearings of the state capture commission since their commencement in August 2018 with a view to documenting evidence shared therein..

Velly BosegaVelly Bosega

Velly is an experienced business professional in the internet space. He started Adclick Africa in 2013 and had since built the company to become one of the most successful digital marketing agencies in Africa.

Viresh HarduthViresh Harduth

Viresh Harduth is the vice president of small business for Africa and the Middle East at Sage..

Virgil BethanieVirgil Bethanie

I enable medium-sized and large businesses to improve performances, accelerate growth & create sustainable value..

Vukani Mngxati

CEO at Accenture.

Warren MossWarren Moss

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William Kuan

William aims to instil true passion about Roche Diagnostic's solutions and products, which filters through to all aspects of the organisation so that in turn, the organisation can collectively translate that "contagious" passion through to patients and customers. It falls to marketing and communications to build strategic imperatives and make them a reality, both internally and externally, so that the ultimate result is achieved: to bring positive impact to patients and customers..

Wynand SmitWynand Smit

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

Yael GeffenYael Geffen

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Yolandi EsterhuizenYolandi Esterhuizen

Yolandi Esterhuizen oversees the interpretation and implementation of tax, labour and protection of personal information legislation into Sage's HR and payroll as well as accounting products across Africa and the Middle East. She brings to her role expert knowledge and consulting experience in tax and labour law, including PAYE, Employment Tax Incentive, Employment Equity, Skills Development and Labour Relations..

Yudhvir SeetharamYudhvir Seetharam

Head of Analytics, Insights and Research at FNB Business.

Yvette GenganYvette Gengan

Digital Media Manager at The MediaShop..

Zumi NjongweZumi Njongwe

Consumer Communications and Marketing Excellence Director at Nestlé.

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