Content Assistant at Bizcommunity.
Abigél Sheridan is the founder of Chic Mamas..
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.
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.
Sales Director at TheSalt.
Co-Founder at Correlate Digital.
Alice Tomdio is a Cameroonian-American professional and the current chief financial officer of Yellow Card Financial, a leading pan-African crypto currency exchange..
Alison Groves is regional director at WSP in Africa. Groves has been involved in the 'green' movement in South Africa since its inception in 2007 and is a Green Star accredited professional..
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.
Alwi Suleiman has been in marketing since 2006 and has helped several businesses build their marketing strategies..
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.
Andre is the Currency Risk Strategist at TreasuryONE. Andre's career in treasury spans more than 30 years.
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 Dawson is the Managing Director of MACmobile..
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 van Zyl|
Andrew van Zyl is managing director at SRK Consulting.
|Anja van Beek|
Anja van Beek is an independent leadership consultant, talent strategist and coach..
Ann is a Partner at Relationship Audits and Management, a global consultancy that measures and optimizes client /agency relationships. Her proprietary Radar tool is used by 30 corporates globally and as a result she interacts with over 80 agencies of all disciplines.
Anoop Hariparsad, offer and channel marketing manager: digital energy at Schneider Electric.
Anton Fester is managing director at Sedna Industrial IT Solutions..
Anton Ressel is an experienced business development consultant, mentor and SME specialist. He is the Senior consultant at ED and CSI specialist agency Fetola (www.fetola.co.za ), a winning mentor on the SAB Kickstart Entrepreneur Competition, and a published author across multiple publications.
Ashleigh is a Digital Communications Associate at Consulum, a government advisory firm..
Ashleigh Butterworth, Marketing Manager, FundingHub..
Ashlin Perumall is a Partner in Baker McKenzie's Corporate and M&A Practice Group in Johannesburg. He has acted for local and multinational companies in a wide range of corporate matters.
Avashnee Moodley is the head of marketing for Oppo South Africa.
Avsharn Bachoo is the group technology director for Afrocentric group, South Africa's largest health administration and medical risk management solutions provider. He is a computer scientist and tech strategist with a unique blend of world-class scientific experience and deep technical expertise in digital transformation, software architecture, data analytics, cloud computing and DevOps..
Junior Market Intelligence Executive at Mediamark, looking to expand my skills in the Media sales, Advertising and the Data insights and analytics area. Proficient in the following media tools: Telmar, Arianna , Wizad plus and Choices (TGI).
I am a hard working individual who enjoys a good challenge. My excellent communication skills have contributed to my leadership qualities and people skills..
Bennet Otoo is the PR & Communications Manager and Jumia Ghana..
Bertina Engelbrecht has been chief executive officer at Clicks Group since January 2022. She joined the group as group human resources director in March 2006 and her responsibilities expanded in December 2020 to include strategic stakeholder engagement.
Bobby Madhav is head of trade and structured trade and commodity finance at FNB. He has been in the FirstRand group since 1983..
Bongani Dladla is the CEO of the Construction Industry Development Board..
Bonnie Ramaila is an international communication consultant. She previously worked in the private and public sector as a communication expert.
Boris Dzhingarov graduated UNWE with a major in marketing. He is the CEO of ESBO ltd brand mentioning agency.
Been involved with Media and Marketing for 14 years. I understand the creative process and how it should tie into business objectives.
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 Williamson is the Managing Director at PayFast and PayGate. A veteran of the payments and e-commerce industry, Williamson has over 20 years' experience in sales, marketing, and online fraud management - with a background in online gaming and e-commerce transaction management.
Brent Haumann is the Managing Director at Tilte..
I am the Head of Brand Communication for South Africa's leading content marketing agency, New Media, and its in-house dev agency, Swipe iX..
Brett Lindsay is a Digital Philosopher and Consultant at Big Brave Digital - a Digital Solutions company focused on delivering strategies and advice around engaging content, information gathering and reporting, lead generation through social media, the web, mobile devices and touch screen interaction..
|Brett van Aswegan|
Brett van Aswegen is an experienced executive with more than 25 years involvement in the African retail credit and financial services industries. He joined Wonga as chief executive officer in 2015 as part of a strategic turnaround of the business and led a management buyout of the company in 2019.
Brian Eagar is the founder and group CEO of TowerStone. From being voted as the naughtiest kid most likely to fail at school, 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 Smith is a technical consultant at Datacentrix, a hybrid IT systems integrator and managed services provider..
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 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..
|Carien du Plessis|
After spending her student days at political rallies, campus newspapers, and in lecture halls, and after an extended overseas working holiday, Carien du Plessis started newspaper reporting in 2003, pissing off (the issue of female dogs apply here) and even pleasing some of her subjects. In 2011 she crossed the floor to work for the Daily Maverick and in November 2011 she became senior political reporter at City Press.
Chief creative officer at Hunt Lascaris.
|Carli Gey van Pittius|
Head of Digital Media at +OneX.
Carmen Murray is one of the most influential modern marketers in South Africa. Her strong background in content, digital, mobile, innovation, and data analytics allows her to identify emerging trends and conceptualise disruptive communication strategies deployed with precision.
I believe in idea-driven, stylish and sustainable design..
Caroline Nelson is the CEO and Country Manager for H&M South Africa, responsible for overall strategy, sales, people, operations, sustainability and expansion of the South African organisation. Nelson has worked with the H&M Group across varying roles in the United States while also supporting expansion into Central and South America and New Zealand.
Catherine Wijnberg is the Director and Founder of the Fetola Foundation (www.fetola.co.za).
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 Duff is a director of responsible business consultancy Trialogue. She has more than 20 years' experience in responsible business, sustainability, social investment, and philanthropy research and advice..
Celeste Sirin is an employer branding specialist, speaker, facilitator and founder of Employer Branding Africa 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..
President & CEO at SCOPEN.
Vacchiano graduated from Madrid Complutense University in Economics and Tourism. After participating in several seminars in Business Administration and Management in USA (UCLA and YALE) he started working as a consultant....
Charles Siboto is a delightful, youngish person. He firmly believes that kindness matters and cannot abide people who are asshats..
Charné Munien is a strategy director at VMLY&R, specialising in digital strategy and passionate about consumer centricity..
The Southern African Music Rights Organisation NPC (SAMRO) General Manager Legal Services and Chairperson at the Copyright Coalition of South Africa.
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.
Christele Chokossa joined Euromonitor as a research associate in July 2016. She is currently a consultant and focuses on Western European and African channels' distribution and digital consumer services.
Christopher Ball is the co-founder of Finch Technologies. Finch Technologies is a South African-based fintech startup that builds financial technology solutions for service providers that need to originate, onboard and enrich their databases and technology stacks.
Chief Innovation Officer at Upstream.
CEO and founding partner at 8909 Digital, a MetropolitanRepublic Group company..
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.
Clinton Abbott is the senior vice president and head of product management at SunTec. Abbott comes with 25 years of experience of working with multiple core banking platforms across organisations such as Arise and Standard Bank group.
General Country Manager at Xero SA.
Craig Chidrawi is head of retirement at employee benefits advisory firm NMG Benefits. This includes retirement-fund consulting, and actuarial-, investment consulting- and administration services in South Africa.
Craig is the strategy director at Rogerwilco. His most recent career history, which spans more than 15 years, is dominated by digital - before that he worked in logistics..
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.
Dale Hefer is CEO of the IMC (Integrated Marketing Council) which incorporates, Africa's foremost integrated marketing conference, the Nedbank IMC..
Dalya Ketz is the Managing Director at Gcubed Boutique Recruitment. Dalya is the 'leader' of our Gcubed pack, and what a pack it is - a highly qualified and efficient team of experienced talent acquisition specialists.
My 4 decades of media and communication experience have aided me to offer in-depth training through AceCube PR to spokespeople, company executives and senior managers so that they are able to recognise and optimise opportunities for digital media interaction..
Dan Thornton, CEO and co-founder of GoldPhish Cyber Security Training, is a former Royal Marine Commandos Officer. During his seven years of service, he was deployed all over the world including multiple operational deployments leading teams in both Iraq and Afghanistan.
Danette Breitenbach is a marketing & media editor at Bizcommunity.com. Previously she freelanced in the marketing and media sector, including for Bizcommunity.
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.
Daniel completed his BCom Marketing Degree through Unisa while volunteering in various Youth Movements in Cape Town. In 2008 Daniel moved back to Johannesburg where was appointed as Executive Director of two Non-Profits.
Darryl Bernstein is a partner and head of Baker McKenzie's Dispute Resolution Practice Group in Johannesburg. His practice focuses on the resolution of a wide range of commercial disputes, advising on various compliance risks and running local and multijurisdictional investigations..
Co-Founder & CEO at Superhuman Sales.
David Meintjes is the Chief Executive Officer at Telviva. David is a qualified Chartered Accountant who holds a Masters degree in Business Management from the University of Johannesburg.
Debbie Hathway is an award-winning writer, with a special interest in luxury lifestyle (watches, jewellery, travel) and the arts..
Denys Hobson is the Head of Logistics at Investec for Business and is responsible for Investec's international and local logistics procurement functions - consulting with clients on global trade trends and logistics and supply chain matters..
Desigan Chetty is chief operations officer of Property Point and executive director of Entrepreneurship to the Point. He is an economic transformation strategist who has over 15 years of experience with a focus on economic inclusion, empowerment financing, enterprise and supplier development (ESD), transformation and BBBEE..
|Dorcas Dube - Londt|
Dorcas is the National Marketing and Communications Manager for Citizen Leader Lab. She holds a Masters in Strategic Communication, Honours in Strategic Communication and a BA Corporate Communication all obtained from the University of Johannesburg.
Digital Engagement Strategist at Tilte.
|Dr 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 Carla Enslin|
Dr Carla Enslin is head of postgraduate studies & research at The Independent Institute of Education's Vega School. Carla's interest and experience in brand building includes the design and implementation of brand identity systems and brand alignment strategies.
Dustin is Managing Partner of Razor, the PR, reputation and culture and communications agency in the M&C Saatchi Group. Dustin is recognised as one of the top reputation managers and communicators in Europe, Africa and the Middle East - having being named by the Holmes Report / PROvoke Media as one of its top 25 innovators in public relations across Europe, the Middle East and Africa in 2019..
PR & Communications at AFDA /Alumni / Festivals.
Freelancer specialising in games and entertainment | My first loves are writing, music and video games.
Enver Duminy is the CEO at Cape Town Tourism.
Ernest North, one of the co-founders of Naked, is a fully qualified short-term insurance actuary with more than 15 years' experience working for leading insurance companies in South Africa and abroad. In 2016 he joined forces with two fellow actuaries to start building Naked..
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..
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.
Group Editor: Retail and Lifestyle.
She researches and writes weekly trend observations which delve into the key business and consumer trends that are on their radar. Faeeza combines her background in Actuarial Science and Fashion Design to keep track of a broad spectrum of trends and issues that impact business and society.
Filum Ho is the CEO of Apollo Studios. He was previously CEO of South African auto parts and glass specialists Autoboys.
Candidate Attorney at Baker McKenzie - overseen by Virusha Subban, Partner and Head of Tax..
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.
Frederik Zietsman is CEO of Takealot.com, having been with the company since 2015. Working his way up from a Profitability Analyst, he took on the role of Head of Marketplace (the company's online platform that supports SMEs and provides a direct-to-consumer way to market and sell products), followed by growing his portfolio as Head of Retail and Marketplace. He moved into the CEO role in March 2021, driving the business alongside Takealot Group CEO Mamongae Mahlare..
MD of Master Data Management He is passionate about Information Communication Technology (ICT) and more specifically data quality, data management and data governance..
Gary Scott is the CEO of Kia South Africa, and the Vice President: Retailing OEMs, of naamsa, the automotive business council..
Gavin Kelly is CEO of the Road Freight Association..
Ged Nooy is MD at NielsenIQ South Africa. He has extensive experience in the consumer goods industry both internationally and locally.
Gerhard Fourie is a South African who is on a five-year working stint in Japan as the senior manager for brand and communication for global overseas markets at Nissan Motor Company. Fourie’s responsibilities cover markets across South America, Africa, the Middle East and Asia.
Gerhard Swart is the Chief Technology Officer of Performanta, a cybersecurity provider based in South Africa, Israel and the United Kingdom. Previously Performanta's Head of Sales Engineering and Senior Security Engineer at Dimension Data, Swart is highly qualified across numerous cybersecurity areas and business credentials, and is a Manchester Business School alumni..
Gillian's CV is a mix of marketing, strategy, advertising, and leadership. She obtained a Business Science (Honours) degree in Marketing from UCT, worked in marketing strategy consulting, then headed into the creative world, doing account management and strategy for below and above the line agencies, before becoming co-founder and managing director of Hercules/DMB&B, and then group managing director of Lowe Bull....
Chief Executive Officer at Boomtown.
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..
Godfrey Marema is plant manager and managing director for Eaton South Africa. In this role, he is responsible for managing and working with the team to meet and exceed operational results to grow the business, coordinate local leadership efforts and drive stakeholder engagement, improve profitability - mainly in sub-Saharan Africa, and ensure Eaton meets all legislative compliance..
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..
Graeme Palmer is a director in the commercial department of Garlicke & Bousfield..
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.
Over the past 20 years at Volvo, Maruszewski challenged conventions and managed to pave a journey for Volvo to showcase its innovation. He is a man of vision who is always looking for ways to move with times and that fits well with what Volvo stands for..
CEO at G&G Productions.
Senior Strategist at Wunderman Thompson.
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..
Viswanathan is the Head of Sub-Saharan Africa and leads all business operations for VFS Global in this region. In this role, he is responsible for driving strategy, new business development and client relationships..
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..
Heloise Mgcina is the head of marketing and communications for Liberty Two Degrees. With over 20 years of experience, she has worked in various industries, including telecom, professional services, banking, and property.
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.
A motoring journalist for more than 20-years, Ian McLaren is keeping a keen eye on the advent of electric-mobility in South Africa.
PR Professional with over 15 years of experience working across Consumer and Corporate clients..
Bizcommnity Editor: IT, Automotive, Entrepreneurship. Imran loves all things technical and has a passion for the world of motoring. He keeps a close eye on the tech industry and has recently become infatuated with the entrepreneurship space in South Africa..
Iniel Dreyer is managing director of Data Management Professionals South Africa (DMP SA), a European specialist in complete solutions for secure and reliable data management. He is passionate about Information Technology and started his career working in a Personal Computer (PC) upgrade centre but gained extensive international experience early on in his career working on a number of international projects..
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..
Jaco Nel is chief technology officer at Deimos. In this role, Nel is responsible for overseeing the development and cross-functional delivery of Deimos' software portfolio for Deimos and its clients, providing technical guidance and leadership to engineering teams and top management, implementing best practice engineering methods, and examining new trends and technologies..
CEO at M&C Saatchi Abel South Africa.
|Jacques Du Bruyn|
Cofounder and Managing Director at Flume Digital Marketing.
|Jacques du Bruyn|
Jacques Du Bruyn is the Managing Director of Flume, a full-service Digital & PR Marketing Agency based in Johannesburg and Cape Town. He is a UJ and Vega School graduate with an honours degree in Brand Strategy..
Director for sub-Saharan Africa at CM.com.
James McNab leads marketing for the Europe, Middle East, and Africa (EMEA) region at Mimecast. Responsible for EMEA marketing strategy, James leads a high-performing regional team that develops impactful marketing programs to engage with prospects, customers, and partners across the region to inspire and inform them about how Mimecast can enable them to work protected..
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.
Jean-Paul Rudd is a partner in Adams and Adams' personal injury and insurance departments. He specialises in civil litigation with special emphasis on personal injury related matters, which includes Road Accident Fund, medical negligence, slip and fall and wrongful arrest claims, professional indemnity matters, and insurance related matters..
Jeff Ryan is the MD for AWCape, a Sage Business Partner and has over 20 years of experience. He has extensive strategy and technology consulting, project management and business development experience in multiple industries.
JG Bezuidenhout is a founding partner of the South African subsidiary of Offernet.net, the data technology company housed in London, United Kingdom. Although based in Cape Town, JG is the global head of Offernet's advisory and innovation hub and, as such, is responsible for the monitoring and implementation of cutting-edge solutions, particularly within the digital marketing environment..
Joanne Solomon is the chief executive officer of the SA Reit Association. She holds a B Economics and is a seasoned marketer with 24 years of experience, including working in one of the largest financial institutions in South Africa.
Founder & Director at Novus Group.
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 is a digital marketing transformation specialist helping brands on their transformation towards digital marketing maturity..
MD of the Independent Agency Search and Selection Company (IAS), and partner in Scopen Africa, with a background that includes being on both the agency and the client side of the fence, Johanna McDowell is well-placed to offer commentary on marketing and advertising in the South African and international contexts. She built her career in marketing and advertising since 1974, holding directorship in both SA and British advertising agencies.
John Hudson is Head of Agriculture at Nedbank..
John Loos is Property Sector Strategist: FNB Commercial Property Finance.
|John Mc Loughlin|
John Mc Loughlin is a visionary entrepreneur that has been involved in the setup and management of a number of start-up businesses. For the past seven years, he has been working towards changing the security landscape for SMEs in South Africa through his company, J2 Software, which provides solutions around reducing risk and improving compliance. John is an industry specialist and thought leader in the security space, and his particular areas of expertise lie in planning and strategising..
Jon Savage is HaveYouHeard's head of content.
Jonathan Cherry is a futurist and business strategist who works with organisations to design better strategies that effectively create a significant competitive advantage. Over the past 20 years he's worked with retailers such as Yuppiechef, Woolworths and Kitchen Warehouse (Australia), has an MPhil Futures Studies from Stellenbosch University and is a member of the Association of Professional Futurists. ..
Joon Chong is a partner in the Tax Practice at Webber Wentzel..
Joseph Neusu is the founder and CEO of Sales Qualified Leads Inc, Africa's leading digital agency specialising in WhatsApp Business API marketing and conversational marketing in the Programmatic and DOOH spaces. Joseph is a top conference speaker, thought leader and trainer..
Judith Middleton is the CEO of DUO Marketing and Communications.
Judith Mugeni is the co-founder, chief strategist and managing partner of Ganizani Consulting Services, a strategic marketing and tech firm. Her passion lies in the integration of all marketing activities.
Justin Beswick is a BBA Marketing Management graduate & current BA Honours in Strategic Brand Communications student at Vega. Justin has experience working in small advertising agencies, in roles with global brands and working with international freelance clients.
Kagiso Mahlangu, partner: director and head of real estate and conveyancing at CMS South Africa.
Karabo Ledwaba is a Marketing and Media Editor at Bizcommunity and award-winning journalist. Before joining the publication she worked at Sowetan as a content producer and reporter.
Karen Nadasen is the CEO of PayU South Africa and the Chair of the Ecommerce Forum of South Africa..
Director / Owner at Goldfish Communications.
Kate Mollett is senior regional director at Commvault, Africa South and East..
Katja is the Finance and Healthcare Editor at Bizcommunity..
Kaushik Ramaiya is Honorary General Secretary of Tanzania Diabetes Association which works with Ministry of Health (Tanzania) in implementing National NCD programme which has been funded by World Diabetes Foundation (WDF) and Novo Nordisk Foundation..
Kay Cheytanov is CEO and Founder at 3RC.
Partner: Head of Strategy at M&C Saatchi Abel.
Currently pursuing a Master of Business Administration (MBA) at Regenesys Business School, as the manager of media insights and strategy at Urban Brew Studios, I contribute valuable research and insights for Dumisa TV, One Gospel, and Urban Brew Studio productions..
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..
Khangelani Dziba is the divisional head of PR & influencer partnerships at Rapt Creative. They are a Master in Brand Leadership graduate from Vega School and are passionate about gender, diversity, and inclusion in brand advertising..
Kirsty Bisset is managing director of HaveYouHeard's Durban agency, and actively involved in growing the group's business locally and internationally..
Kirsty joined HaveYouHeard in February 2021 and, while her title links her to the Durban agency, she is actively involved in growing the group's business worldwide (it currently has offices in Cape Town, Durban, Johannesburg and London) and working alongside the teams working on its global client base..
Publicis Groupe CEO.
Koos is an experienced Corporate and Commercial Law practitioner with law firm, Barnard. He specialises in company law, law of insolvency, business rescue, restructure and other corporate legal matters from inception to conclusion, including any litigation, which may arise in respect of those matters.
I help our clients; influencers, brands and businesses get the most value from their relationships with Content Creators in their Influencer Marketing campaigns at Humanz AI. Humanz is one of the world's fastest-growing AI companies focused on empowering valuable creators and the marketers that work with them..
|Lara Du Plessis|
Head of Partnerships at FundingHub.
Managing editor and retail editor at Bizcommunity.com. Cape Town apologist.
Laurent Marty is the group chief strategic officer at Joe Public United..
Head of Client Services at Sea Monster.
PR Powerhouse is full service public relations consultancy with specialist practice areas in healthcare, financial services, manufacturing, public affairs and hospitality..
Leslie Adams is the sales director at Reach Africa.
Liam Connors is Client Director, Digital Logistics at BT..
Lianie Minny is the managing director of ID (Internal Developers). Minny has a master's degree in interior architecture and over 15 years of experience in corporate, hospitality, and retail interior design combined with an extensive knowledge of corporate real estate..
Lillian Barnard was appointed as the CEO of Microsoft South Africa in 2019. She joined Microsoft in 2017 as the public sector director for South Africa, a role she held for almost two years.
Sales Leader at Google.
Lindsey is the editor for ICT, Construction&Engineering and Energy&Mining at Bizcommunity.
Managing Director at Hot 102.7FM.
Managing Director at Optimi Home.
From being one of the top 30 executive creative directors in Africa and the Middle East at Loeries 2020, Loyiso Twala is now the chief creative officer of McCann Joburg, which are locally part of the Nahana Group and globally part of McCann Worldgroup.
Lucilla Booyzen is the CEO at SA Fashion Week..
Lullu Krugel is a partner at PwC's Strategy& and the firm's leader for environmental, social and governance (ESG) initiatives across Africa. She leads a team of economic, environmental and energy experts who engage with private clients and the public sector around socioeconomic development, environmental sustainability and energy solutions..
Marketing Director at Virgin Active South Africa.
|Lyndy van den Barselaar|
Lyndy van den Barselaar is the MD of Manpower Group South Africa..
Described as a Public Relations (PR) guru by her peers, Madelain Roscher is the CEO 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..
Maijaliina Hansen-Chipps is the Marketing Category Lead for RTDs at Distell, managing growth and performance of a brand portfolio including Savanna, Extreme and Bernini. Her focus is on long-term portfolio marketing and innovation strategies, and developing brands with purpose and distinct USPs, by understanding the core needs of consumers and their communities.
Malcolm Horne is group CEO of Broll Property Group. Horne joined Broll in 2003 as portfolio executive and was appointed group CEO in 2010 to lead one of Africa´s leading commercial property services firms, serving the investor and occupier markets across Sub-Saharan Africa..
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..
Mark Berrington is head of strategy and insight at Hollard Life Solutions. He is responsible for shifting the strategic execution culture in the newly formed business..
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..
Co-owner at Triple M Entertainment, founder Music Exchange, manager Sipho Hotstix Mabuse.
CEO at Corridor Africa.
Matseleng Mogodi, founder and principal, Snooks Estates.
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..
Michael Bowren, co-founder of Finch Technologies. Finch Technologies is a South African-based fintech startup that builds financial technology solutions for service providers that need to originate, onboard and enrich their databases and technology stacks.
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 Hanly is the Managing Director of New Leaf Technologies. Michael has been in the e-learning industry for almost 10 years and has overseen many projects in the corporate training space, working on a multitude of well-known brands such as Bidvest, Nando's, Allan Gray, Nissan, and the Emirates National Oil Company..
Executive Creative Director at FCB Cape Town.
Adams founded - and funded - local venture builder and business incubator Aions Creative Technology earlier this year with two major goals: to incubate and scale local startups to become scalable, sustainable businesses, and help corporate South Africa be better at B-BBEE in the process. By doing this, he believes the country can build the sustainable jobs it desperately needs to ease its crippling unemployment numbers..
MJ Schoemaker is the president of Sapics (The Professional Body for Supply Chain Management), a non-profit organisation founded in 1966 to elevate, educate and empower the community of supply chain professionals across Africa..
Morag Evans is CEO of Databuild..
Musa Kalenga is a technologist, marketer, brand communicator, entrepreneur and author of Ladders and Trampolines. He is the Group CEO and shareholder of Brave Group and co-founder of Bridge Labs..
Mushambi Mutuma is an author, speaker and tech leader with more than 15 years of experience building brands and businesses across Africa and the US..
Nadia Coetzer is the head of support at PaySpace.
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.
|Natasha de Koning|
Digital Campaign Manager at OneX.
Natashia Barnabas, LLB (Wits) - Industrial Relations (IR) Manager, at Workforce Staffing As an admitted attorney of the High Court of South Africa, Employment Law specialist and media spokeswoman, Natashia is skilled in negotiation, arbitration, and dispute resolution. She is a formidable operation professional with further qualifications in Labour Dispute Resolution Practice, Compliance Management, POPI, Occupational Health and Safety Compliance, Strategic Leadership, Forms of Business Enterprises and Corporate Law..
Nelly Mohale is Head of Human Capital at Decusatio. She works with high-growth businesses to identify talent that can positively contribute to all elements of the organisation..
|Netta Lev Sadeh|
Managing Director EMEA at AppsFlyer.
Niamh NicLiam is the director for growth and partnerships at Incubeta. Niamh joined the Incubeta group in January 2015, and since then she has helped build successful partnerships with many local and global brands..
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.
Niveshen Govender is CEO of the South African Wind Energy Association (Sawea)..
Ayuk is founder and CEO of Centurion Law Group and the executive chair of the Africa Energy Chamber of Commerce (AEC)..
I hold 10 years' wealth of experience in the Digital Marketing industry and specialise in Social Media Marketing.
Nomvelo Masango is a seasoned journalist with bylines in some of the country's biggest publications, including Sowetan, Business Day Wanted and Nounouche Online. Her beats include Lifestyle, Travel, Entertainment and Wellness..
Nontokozo Madonsela is the chief marketing officer at Momentum Metropolitan Holdings..
Production and Content Assistant at Bizcommunity.
Account Manager at Tribeca PR.
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.
Oscar Stark is a seasoned IT executive, and financial services veteran who specialises in driving the transformation that redefines organisations in the digital world. He focuses on innovation through transforming, enterprise architecture, setting up data as an asset, and building the resilience that protects organisations.
Otto Botha is the managing director of Waco Engineering Services as well as the technical director at Form-Scaff. He is a registered Professional Engineer, a registered Temporary Works Designer with the Institute for Work at Height and also a member of the South African Institution of Civil Engineering..
Pabi is the founder of EB Koach which offers employer/employee branding services designed to reshape, rebuild, and restrengthen your workplace culture, putting your people first while achieving your organisational goals. Pabi believes that an organisation should function as a living organism and should grow and evolve continuously, and strong employer branding is crucial in driving this evolution..
With a penchant for penning technical analysis and actuarial think pieces,.Pamela Hellig is a consulting actuary at Insight Life Solutions, an actuarial and analytics firm which practises in the healthcare and life-insurance fields. It builds consulting, product development, data management, business intelligence and analytics capabilities that assist clients in managing risks and developing opportunities..
|Paul de Waal|
Paul de Waal is the founder and CEO of Wetu..
Paul Makube is Senior Agricultural Economist at FNB..
Managing Director at Ebony+Ivory.
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.
For a better way to teach.
Peter Setou is the chief executive of the Vumelana Advisory Fund, a non-profit organisation that works with land reform beneficiaries to make their land productive by facilitating partnerships between communities and investors who have, among other resources, access to capital and markets..
Humanz is one of the world's fastest growing AI companies focused on empowering valuable creators and the marketers that work with them. Each day, Humanz analyzes hundreds of millions of social media profiles and content pieces as well as transaction data from online merchants, to generate better benchmarks and predictions for social commerce ROI, while also improving transparency, motivation and access for creators and marketers..
CEO Nfinity Influencer and founder of the SALT, (a Nfinity Media company) a micro influencer marketing platform..
Rachel Reynolds is currently based in Cape Town and writes both in her personal capacity and for an online education company where she designs technical courses that are presented to working professionals. Prior to this, she worked as a writer, editor and production assistant.
Ravi Naidoo joined the Youth Employment Service (YES) with over 25 years of experience in implementing and managing a range of social change and impact programmes. During this time, he has worked with trade unions, the public sector, and private sector fund management, finding ways to implement programmes in complex institutional environments..
Professor Raymond Parsons is the economist at the North-West University (NWU)..
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..
|Regine le Roux|
Regine is a reputation specialist. She founded Reputation Matters in 2005; where they measure and manage companies' reputations using their unique Repudometer® measurement tool..
Rendani Nenguda is a research associate at Oppenheimer Generations Research and Conservation (OGRC)..
Rhys Evans is the Director of ALCO-Safe, suppliers of superior drug and alcohol testing equipment and accessories throughout Africa.
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.
Rikus is chief marketing officer at WeBuyCars..
Rirhandzu Shingwenyana is a marketing, advertising and communications professional with experience in account management, social media and digital marketing campaign management..
Managing Director - Africa at Incubeta. 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.
chief creative officer at Net#workBBDO and Creative Circle chairperson 2023..
Rob Garden is a communications specialist and Strategy and Communications Director at South Africa's leading passion marketing agency, Levergy. Get in touch at email@example.com.
Editor at Bizcommunity..
|Roelof van den Berg|
Roelof van den Berg is CEO of the Gap Infrastructure Corporation..
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.
Managing Director at Red Ribbon Communications. With over 20 years of experience in PR and Marketing, Ronelle is one of the South African communications industry's most influential voices..
Commercial Director at Tilte.
Ruth is the production manager at Bizcommunity. moc.ytinummoczib@htur.
Head Chef at Salsify at the Roundhouse.
Samuel Seeff is chairman of the Seeff Group..
|Sarina de Beer|
Sarina de Beer is Managing Director at Ask Afrika. She is steeped in the Ask Afrika tradition of strong academic grounding.
Sarthak Rohal is the vice president of IT services at AlphaCodes..
Sasha Kupritz is a public relations specialist at TenacityPR..
Scott Thwaites is the head of Türkiye, Africa & Gaming, Global Business Solutions at METAP - TikTok..
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.
Shannon Temple is the Lead Retail Analyst at DataEQ, a social data and insights business that specialises in helping large organisations to identify, analyse and prioritise their most valuable digital customer interactions. With a background in research psychology, Shannon has a passion for understanding consumer behaviour and generating actionable insights within the retail sector..
Founder and CEO at Centennial Schools. Shaun Fuchs is a passionate educator with over 30 years' experience in the education sector.
A seasoned and insightful executive with multisector experience in roles as diverse as senior management, strategic planning and copywriting. I am a qualified pharmacist with an MBA from UCT.
Simeon Tassev is the director of Galix, a reseller of Mimecast Solutions in South Africa.
Simon Parkinson is a director at Ultimate Media, the radio and audio specialist advertising agency. He is also the current host of The Big Joburg Drive show on Hot 102.7 FM..
Simone Rossum is the Creative Director at Joe Public Shift which recently won a Loeries Grand Prix for OFM within its first 12 months of business..
Sindiwe Mbiko is a senior brand PR and communications manager at Momentum Metropolitan..
Siya Metane is the CEO of SlikourOLife, a platform for sharing information on urban culture and music, featuring videos and interviews to give substance to the music and to musicians who may not have access to traditional platforms, and offering a more cohesive and accessible place for their videos than YouTube. As a former member of Skwatta Kamp, perhaps the most successful South African hiphop group ever with cross-over appeal, he knows what content is relevant to the diverse South African audience..
Stacey Brewer is the co-founder & CEO at SPARK Schools, an independent private school network, 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..
Steffen Knapp is the head of the Volkswagen Passenger Car Brand in South Africa. Knapp, who originates from Germany, joined Volkswagen South Africa from Volkswagen India where he developed a successful turnaround strategy for the brand.
Stewart Smith manages Sojern's Middle East headquarters located in Dubai..
Stuart Michie is an experienced sales and marketing manager with a demonstrated history of working in the electrical manufacturing industry. He is skilled in digitalisation, smart grid, SCADA and the electric power industry..
Lead content strategist at Irvine Partners.
Sven Wolf is a seasoned digital strategist with a zest for business and education. Wolf's background in lecturing inspires a company culture that leads with curiosity, with technology at its core and a desire to impact clients and people..
Tanya Pato is a cultural intelligence expert and navigator, who partners with businesses and brands to navigate the ever-changing world by providing deep insights and understanding of culture, which allows them to enhance their human interaction and connection..
Tapelo Zama is the digital marketing manager of 555 Media Hub. He specialises in data-driven marketing, media trends, and using social intelligence to identify opportunities for digital innovation..
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..
Thalia Petousis joined Allan Gray as a fixed interest trader in 2015. She was appointed as a portfolio manager in 2019 and currently manages the money market portfolio as well as a portion of the balanced fixed interest portfolios.
Tilda Mwai is a research associate at Estate Intel, in charge of the team's research and insights. She is also responsible for analysing macro-economic and real estate data to generate high-level insights on the real estate market across sub-Saharan Africa.
Tish Haridass is the Brand Marketing Manager for Yoco, an African technology company. In this role, Tish focuses on driving strategy development to build products and solve problems for the self-employed.
Tito Ribeiro is an independent strategical content, networks, and digital transformation specialist. Because of the coronavirus pandemic, he created Project Renaissance in his spare time: a free-of-charge consultancy to help small companies in the process of digital transformation..
CEO at Turnberry Management Services We have created a focused insurance UMA providing Gap Cover Insurance to the South African market.
Tonya Khoury is an experienced Managing Director with a demonstrated history of working in the marketing and advertising industry..
Tshego Bokaba is a business professional with experience in the areas of corporate social investment, consumer financial education, stakeholder management, strategy development and execution..
Tshifhiwa Tshivhengwa is the Chief Executive Officer of the Tourism Business Council of South Africa. Tshivhengwa holds an MSc in International Business, Leadership, and Management from the University of York, Bachelor of Business Administration on Marketing Communications (Institute of Marketing Management) Diploma in Marketing (Institute of Marketing Management) and a National Diploma in Tourism Management (University of Johannesburg)..
Tyrann Burger is the Managing Director of BIGBrave.
|Ulana van Biljon|
Ulana van Biljon is chief operating officer of Emira Property Fund. She has over 27 years of experience in the property industry, specifically in retail, property and asset management in both private and listed environments.
Virusha is a partner and head of Tax in Baker McKenzie's Tax Practice Group in Johannesburg. She has over 20 years' experience in tax matters relating to customs, excise and international trade..
Vishal is the CTO at In2IT Technologies and is responsible for creating and building up our portfolio of innovative services and solutions with a view to serve customised offerings to each client. He has also used his extensive experience in driving process improvements, collaborating on program design, implementing talent management strategy and workforce planning into driving measurable business outcomes. Tel: 011 054 6900 Email: moc.hcetti2ni@lahsiv.
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..
Wayne Bischoff recently rejoined Mediamark as CEO, having previously held the position of sales and marketing director at what was then Radmark and Digitalmark..
As Iron Mountain's head of solution specialists, South Africa, Willem Botes has over 20 years of experience working with customers' business challenges, adding value through harnessing data to help make better informed, business critical decisions. In his role he is enhancing and innovating processes using new technologies.
Content and Strategy leader at Rapt Creative, Winslow Schalkwyk has - by working in various fields from fashion to food - gained invaluable insight into creating content that appeals to different audience demographics..
Wynand Espach is Chief Operating Officer at Agricolleges International..
Yael Geffen is the CEO of Sotheby's International Realty South Africa and a member of the board. Geffen has a BA in Communications and Economics and a Master's Degree in Integrated Marketing and Communications Strategy..
Yesh Surjoodeen is the Southern Africa regional director at HP.
Head of Analytics, Insights and Research at FNB Business.
Zahra Mirza is the managing director at HKLM. With extensive experience in working across the continent, on a diverse portfolio of clients in the travel, ICT, consumer, mining and financial sectors, Zahra has the vision, enthusiasm and necessary business expertise to see the big picture in order to make strategic business recommendations and grow business relationships.
Zuko Mdwaba is Area Vice President at Salesforce South Africa..
Consumer Communications and Marketing Excellence Director at Nestlé.
Head of Content at Tribeca Public Relations.