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!.

Adeola TejumolaAdeola Tejumola

As the new managing director of the insights division for Middle East and Africa at Kantar, I'm big on investing in the future and strongly believe in developing our people to fulfil their own potential in their work..

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.

Aileen LambAileen Lamb

Aileen Lamb is the CEO of New Media, the company that owns Eat Out. She has over 20 years of experience in all aspects of media - in the UK and South Africa - and was the driving force behind the digitisation and relaunch of successful media brands including Eat Out, VISI and Woolworths TASTE..

Ailsa WingfieldAilsa Wingfield

Ailsa Wingfield is Executive Director: Intelligence for Nielsen Global Markets. She helps companies capture today and tomorrow's prospects by identifying and exploring demand generating trends through strategic foresight, knowledge and thought leadership creation. With a passion for Africa and Middle East, she established the Africa Prospects Indicator which determines overall country prospects and the sources of potential, across economic, business, consumer and retail metrics.

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.

Alex WrightAlex Wright

Co-Founder at Correlate Digital.

Ali DialloAli Diallo

"Tonton" Ali Diallo is an award-winning Senegalese American telecom entrepreneur, futurist, angel investor and venture builder. He is the founder and managing partner of United Ventures, a global startup studio that builds, funds and scales early-stage companies in the Technology, Media & Telecom (TMT) sector.

Allan DicksonAllan Dickson

Allan Dickson is the independent chairman at redPanda Software. He has more than fifty years of experience in the IT industry and holds qualifications in Economics from the University of KwaZulu-Natal and Information Resource Management from Harvard Business School. Dickson is one of the most experienced retail systems people in SA.

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.

Alon FittinghoffAlon Fittinghoff

Alon Fittinghoff is one of the leading B2B marketing technologists in Africa. Integral to this role is the ability to understand the strategic thinking behind the marketing strategy, and to then identify and employ the right technology (and the nuances of each) to be implemented to achieve the marketing objectives in the most effective way..

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 BrownAmelia Brown

Amelia Brown is a Cape Town-based freelance writer, editor and creative with more than a decade's experience working in publishing across food and travel, fashion and lifestyle, decor and design..

Amelia NeateAmelia Neate

My role at Influencer Matchmaker involves working with both brands and influencers to form effective and mutually beneficial partnerships. I have represented many well-known influencers and celebrities and built relationships with countless international brands..

Anathi KumaloAnathi Kumalo

Innovative thinker, Digital extraordinaire, Quick learner and Exceptional executor for media strategies..

Andra NelAndra Nel

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

Andrea PaulsenAndrea Paulsen

I provide freelance writing, proofreading and editing services, with main focus on professional services..

Andrea RademeyerAndrea Rademeyer

I still believe, good research can change business and society, by creating a groundswell of better decisions..

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 RogersAndrew Rogers

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

Andrew WeinbergAndrew Weinberg

Having started his first business venture as a varsity student, Andrew Weinberg is now a seasoned entrepreneur whose customer engagement and incentives solutions business, Retail Engage, is changing the game for the South African second-tier retail base. The Entrepreneur of the Year competition (sponsored by Sanlam and Business/Partners) named Andrew Weinberg as this year's overall competition winner..

Andrew Wiseman

Associate Director at Kantar Consulting.

Angelika KempeAngelika Kempe

The marketing and media industry is no stranger to Angelika who has two decades of experience in brand and agency management. Angelika has a Diploma in Marketing and Advertising from the Institute of Management (IMM) and is an accredited facilitator, mediator and negotiator through AFSA (Arbitration Facilitation South Africa) Her strengths include managing all media agency types related to all commercial and process-based issues, with a special focus on contract negotiation, performance management and good governance..

Ann-Mari HöfingerAnn-Mari Höfinger

Ann-Mari Höfinger is head of Product Strategy and Research at GetSmarter, a brand of 2U..

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..

Arisha SaroopArisha Saroop

Arisha Saroop's story is a wonderful one. She joined The MediaShop's Durban team as the office's media receptionist and is now calling the shots as the Business Unit Manager.

Armand MukengeArmand Mukenge

Armand Mukenge is a digital marketing strategist. He advises companies and brands throughout Africa in digital strategy, content direction, insight analysis, strategic branding, and eCommerce.

Ashleigh BurtonAshleigh Burton

Ashleigh is a Digital Communications Associate at Consulum, a government advisory firm..

Avsharn BachooAvsharn Bachoo

Avsharn Bachoo is CIO at Comair..

Azure FeyAzure Fey

Azure Fey (Janneker) is a Media and Crisis Communications Practitioner with 18 years experience working in corporate South Africa. Former journalist and former Media and Crisis Communications Manager at SAB and AB InBev..

Babalwa NyembeziBabalwa Nyembezi

Babalwa is an award-winning Social Media & Digital Consultant who consistently leads her clients to create work that meaningfully connects with audiences across the African continent. She's young, and unafraid to make her voice heard from telco to tech to the financial sector she has worked across a number of brands as a content strategist..

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.

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.

Bianca DelportBianca Delport

Bianca Marie Delport studied Linguistics and English literature before entering the content marketing industry in 2011. In 2014, she joined the National Positions team and has since then established herself as one of the company's leading content specialists.

Bogosi MotshegwaBogosi Motshegwa

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

Bonga Mpungose SmangaBonga Mpungose Smanga

Bonga Mpungose is the co-founder and New Business Director of FRESH AF a business to business and business to consumer branded content and content marketing specialist. The business has over 11 years of experience in the field with clients that range from SOEs to blue-chip private sector businesses.

Boni MchunuBoni Mchunu

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

Boris DzhingarovBoris Dzhingarov

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

Brendan HoffmannBrendan Hoffmann

Executive Creative Director at Joe Public Cape Town.

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..

Brent SmithBrent Smith

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 MorrisBrett Morris

Brett Morris is the CEO of Nahana Communications Group. In 2014 Brett was appointed Group Chief Executive and has since been voted by his peers as most admired agency leader in Johannesburg for five years in a row and three times across South Africa..

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.

Bridget von HoldtBridget von Holdt

Bridget von Holdt is the Business Director at BCW Africa. Bridget's experience in public relations spans over 30 years and is a registered APR. A revered name in South African Public Relations and communication circles and a recipient of the PRISM Lifetime Achievement Award in 2018, Bridget is known for her vision to see beyond the conventional in the communication industry..

Britta ReidBritta Reid

In her role as MediaCom South Africa MD, Britta Reid has been responsible for the operations of the agency including executive oversight on buying..

Bronwyn WilliamsBronwyn Williams

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

Bronwyn WilliamsBronwyn Williams

Head of Editorial Services at Red Rabbit Media.

Bruce Parker-ForsythBruce Parker-Forsyth

Bruce Parker-Forsyth is the CEO of WorldSport South Africa..

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..

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.

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..

Cesar VacchianoCesar Vacchiano

President & CEO at SCOPEN.

César VacchianoCésar Vacchiano

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....

Chélin RamosChélin Ramos

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

Chelsea Du PlessisChelsea Du Plessis

Social Media Manager at Vuma.

Chelsey HaleChelsey Hale

Having lived in Thailand, South Korea, and the U.K, Chelsey finally returned home to South Africa in 2016 where she now sails the adventurous tides of travel content writing. While she has a special focus on the travel industry, she also creates written content across multiple industries.

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 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 DoyleChris Doyle

Chris Doyle is the co-founder and director at Divicii..

Chris JordanChris Jordan

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

Chris MoerdykChris Moerdyk

Apart from being a corporate marketing analyst, advisor and media commentator, Chris Moerdyk is a former chairman of Bizcommunity. He was head of strategic planning and public affairs for BMW South Africa and spent 16 years in the creative and client service departments of ad agencies, ending up as resident director of Lindsay Smithers-FCB in KwaZulu-Natal.

Christina KennedyChristina Kennedy

Senior writer and editor at Flow Communications.

Cindy PrellerCindy Preller

Cindy Preller is a lecturer in Corporate Communication at Nelson Mandela University. She writes in her personal capacity..

Cindy-Lee MinnaarCindy-Lee Minnaar

Cindy-Lee Minnaar is an impactor, communications specialist and the co-founder of Indika Communications..

Claire Denham-DysonClaire Denham-Dyson

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

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.

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 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 NaickerCraig Naicker

Craig Naicker is Group Managing Director at CWDi. For more information or to connect with CWDi, please click here..

Daan Du ToitDaan Du Toit

Daan Du Toit is the co-founder and MD of Mark1, a full service media agency part of the proudly 100% Black-owned Duke Group of companies..

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.

Dale IsaacDale Isaac

Dale is the sales director at Open Communications, an independent communications solutions provider specialising in integrating best-in-class technologies with real-world situations..

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.

Dan MoyaneDan Moyane

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..

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 AlvesDavid Alves

An accomplished and seasoned digital marketing specialist with 12 years of entrepreneurial, digital agency and corporate experience ranging from multinationals to bespoke SMEs. With specialities within the consumer and customer experience, relationship management environment and technical experience across multiple CRM suites, his blended digital experience is bedded in digital strategy, campaign planning and business development..

David EdworthyDavid Edworthy

I'm a freelance copywriter who has worked for some of the biggest advertising agencies in the country. I have experience in above and below the line advertising - having won awards, locally and internationally, for both.

David JenkinsDavid Jenkins

David Jenkins is the founding partner at Mickey Llew. He has worked with well-known brands and companies across several industries including financial services, FMCG and retail, mining, IT and more where organic and paid media strategies are crafted, created, launched and managed. In his role he is responsible for managing and driving Mickey Llew's client strategy with internal and external stakeholders..

Dean McCoubreyDean McCoubrey

Founder of MySociaLife, SA's Premier Digital Life Skills Program in Schools. Writer, editor, and owner of long-time journalism hub, Mediaweb South Africa..

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.

Desiree GullanDesiree Gullan

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

Devon MeerholzDevon Meerholz

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

Diana MiguelDiana Miguel

Telecoms analyst at DataEQ.

Dono WhiteDono White

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

Dylan BowenDylan Bowen

CEO at Salesmindset.

Dylan FortuneDylan Fortune

Dylan Fortune is a creatively led strategic business thinker who is fascinated with the intersection of where people, philosophy, business and technological innovation meet, and how they can be leveraged to drive business growth in a rapidly evolving world. As Head of Innovation at MetropolitanRepublic, he excels at working alongside clients to critically examine their businesses and increase the value their brands deliver to consumers - putting his MBA and his marketing degrees to good use..

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.

Evan-Lee CourieEvan-Lee Courie

Editor: Marketing & Media.

Eve Pennington

I believe that experiences matter to people and that to create powerful brand experiences, you need to really know what makes people tick, and that means we need to be able to speak to them in real time, all the time..

Ewoudt CloeteEwoudt Cloete

Senior manager of Digital Operations at Game.

Faeeza KhanFaeeza Khan

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.

Fareez JouleyFareez Jouley

Fareez Jouley is the chief innovation officer at Eclipse Communications..

Filip von ReicheFilip von Reiche

Filip von Reiche is the senior vice president, Enablement Services at Acceleration..

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 JoosteFrancois Jooste

Digital campaign manager at +OneX.

Francois van DykFrancois van Dyk

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

Gareth LeckGareth Leck

Gareth Leck completed his B.Com. degree at the University of Cape Town in 1994 and in 1995 he completed a postgraduate in Marketing at AAA School of Advertising..

Gary AllemannGary Allemann

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

Gary van ZylGary van Zyl

I began my career in 1998 having qualified with my National Diploma in Graphic Design at Technikon Natal in Durban. Over a 16 consecutive year stretch I have worked in Agencies, starting as a Junior Designer to Senior Designer to Art Director, in Durban and Johannesburg on clients ranging from the smallest SMEs to large Corporates.

Gayle EdmundsGayle Edmunds

Gayle Edmunds is the special projects editor at Ads24..

Gbenga SogbaikeGbenga Sogbaike

Marketing, Media and Technology Expert. A thought leader in content and influencer marketing, media and digital PR..

George MienieGeorge Mienie

CEO of AutoTrader South Africa.

Georginah Machiridza

Executive head Content Strategy & 3rd Party Channels at MultiChoice Group.

Gerhard HopeGerhard Hope

Gerhard Hope is the head of content at NGAGE -The Agency for Industry..

Glen MeierGlen Meier

Chief Executive Officer at Boomtown.

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..

Graham Du PlessisGraham Du Plessis

Experienced digital and marketing professional, with an interest in ecommerce, product development and customer experience. Started in the martch environment before moving into the retail environment at Zando, rising quickly into the management space first as the head of mobile and then heading up the groups marketing initiatives.

Grant LappingGrant Lapping

Grant Lapping is Managing Director at DataCore Media, which helps organisations to drive better results from their digital marketing investments by unlocking the full potential of campaign performance data. DataCore Media services include digital media strategy, buying and planning across all digital, social media and mobile platforms as well as the implementation and management of the technology organisations need to effectively track and optimise their campaigns..

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.

Grant McEwanGrant McEwan

I am a strategic, creative and analytical problem solver with a curious mind and a passion for sport. I believe that every challenge has a solution - and I take great satisfaction from the problem-solving process, as much as in the result itself..

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 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..

Greg GathererGreg Gatherer

Greg Gatherer is an account manager at Liferay Africa..

Greg StewartGreg Stewart

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

Greg Viljoen

Managing Director and Founder at Bigger Than Me.

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 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..

Heather TluczekHeather Tluczek

Heather Tluczek is the managing director at InSites Consulting South Africa..

Heidi CustersHeidi Custers

Heidi Custers is the Digital Transformation Strategy Leader at Deloitte..

Heinrich SwanepoelHeinrich Swanepoel

Heinrich Swanepoel is the business development manager at Payspace.

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.

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 PlaatjesHoward Plaatjes

Howard Plaatjes is the CEO of AYO Technology Solutions..

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 FuhrIan Fuhr

Ian Fuhr is the founder of The Hatch Institute..

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

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..

Isaac Kwame AdomIsaac Kwame Adom

Isaac is a marketing and communication strategist with over a decade of experience working on local and global brands and currently Head of Strategy at FCB Wired in Gaborone, Botswana..

Isla PrentisIsla Prentis

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

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..

James BayhackJames Bayhack

Director for sub-Saharan Africa at CM.com.

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.

Jarred Mailer-LyonsJarred Mailer-Lyons

Digital Media Strategist at The MediaShop.

Jason StewartJason Stewart

Jason Stewart is the co-founder and MD of HaveYouHeard (www.haveyouheard.co.za), a communications agency immersed in culture to influence it. With 11 years' trading experience and offices in Johannesburg, Cape Town and London, HaveYouHeard uncovers unique insights to create innovative ideas that influence the audience by bringing the brands it partners with to the centre of culture..

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..

Jedd CokayneJedd Cokayne

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

Jenita FerreiraJenita Ferreira

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

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 BriarJeremy Briar

Jeremy is the CEO of Total Exposure, a leading public relations business representing major global and South African businesses for the past 25 years..

Jerome CohenJerome Cohen

Jerome Cohen is the CEO at Off Limit Communications..

Jerusha RaathJerusha Raath

Jerusha Raath leverages a decade's experience as a journalist and editor in her role as head of Adspace Studio..

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.

Joey KhuvutluJoey Khuvutlu

Joey Khuvutlu is the managing director at Hellocomputer..

Johan WaltersJohan Walters

With over 22 years experience in digital marketing and eight years experience in AR, Johan Walters enables brands and agencies to adopt AR into their marketing mix..

Johan WaltersJohan Walters

Johan is a Digital Marketing Professional & AR Marketing Expert, 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 AkinribidoJohn Akinribido

John Akinribido is the founder and CEO of CMG Marketing Communications (Pty) Limited (t/a CreativeMagic Group), a Johannesburg based Pan-African fully-integrated strategy and marketing communications agency that has been providing world-class solutions to clients across Africa for over 14 years..

John DavenportJohn Davenport

John Davenport is the Chief Creative Officer at Havas Southern Africa..

John SaneiJohn Sanei

Futures Strategist John Sanei makes sense of future trends and merges them so individuals and organisations can forge forward with confidence, elevating their leadership vision to exponential heights. At the intersection of human science, neuroscience, quantum technology, futurism and business strategy, John has a knack for sharing his knowledge and creating meaningful connections. He ignites platforms, connects with crowds and leaves an empowering perspective that lasts long after the lights have switched off..

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. ..

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.

Jordan WallaceJordan Wallace

Co-Founder and CEO of Gorilla Creative Media.

Josephine BuysJosephine Buys

Josephine Buys is CEO of The Publisher Research Council (PRC)..

Josephine SebeshoJosephine Sebesho

With over 11 years of experience, Josephine, also known as Jay is inspired by creating brand to consumer connections. Jay has worked as a Brand and Communications Strategist for agencies in Africa like The Jupiter Drawing Room, The Restorative Justice Centre, Joe Public United (SA and Namibia), Mixology, The Hardy Boys, The Digital Brand Agency in Kenya, FireBrands in Malawi and now heads up Janong Digital Agency in South Africa..

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.

Juanita PienaarJuanita Pienaar

Juanita is the editor of the marketing & media portal on the Bizcommunity website. She is also a contributing writer..

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.

Karena CrerarKarena Crerar

Karena Crerar is the Advisory Practice Lead at Edelman Africa..

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.

Katja HamiltonKatja Hamilton

Katja is the Finance and Health Editor at Bizcommunity..

Katlego MashishiKatlego Mashishi

Managing Director at Idea Engineers.

Katlego ThulareKatlego Thulare

Katlego Thulare is a brand consultant at So On Media..

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.

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..

Keshia PatchiappenKeshia Patchiappen

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

Kevin WelmanKevin Welman

Kevin is a co-founder and director of ByDesign Communications, with over twenty years' experience in corporate communication strategy, media strategy, social media strategy and crisis counselling....

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.

Khaya MbangaKhaya Mbanga

Digital transformation and technology director Servest.

Kim FurmanKim Furman

Kim Furman is the marketing manager at Synthesis..

Kim PolleyKim Polley

Kim Polley is the managing partner at Instinctif Partners..

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..

Lauren CrooksLauren Crooks

Lauren is a psychology graduate and qualified life coach with a passion for words, people and all things digital. Her love affair with all things advertising began in 2015, where she undertook the role of traffic manager in a digital agency.

Lauren HartzenbergLauren Hartzenberg

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

Laurent MartyLaurent Marty

Laurent Marty is the group chief strategic officer at Joe Public United..

Leandri Janse Van VuurenLeandri Janse Van Vuuren

Leandri Janse Van Vuuren is the MD of Social Media 101..

Lee NaikLee Naik

Lee Naik is the CEO of TransUnion Africa..

Leigh AndrewsLeigh Andrews

Leigh Andrews AKA the #MilkshakeQueen, is former Editor-in-Chief: Marketing & Media at Bizcommunity.com, with a passion for issues of diversity, inclusion and equality, and of course, gourmet food and drinks! She can be reached on Twitter at @Leigh_Andrews..

Leigh CrymbleLeigh Crymble

Leigh Crymble is a behavioural linguist and language practitioner and founded BreadCrumbs in 2019 - South Africa's first Behavioural Linguistics firm that is rooted in behavioural theory and combines sociolinguistics, psychology and marketing principles to create personalised and persuasive communication..

Leigh TaylerLeigh Tayler

Leigh Tayler is the strategy director at Joe Public United. During her career of more than 13 years, she's worked in a plethora of categories and has fostered a well-rounded and instinctual approach to strategic thinking that she applies at every level, from big brand concepts to last-mile moments of truth..

Leigh-Anne AcquistoLeigh-Anne Acquisto

Leigh-Anne is a brand behaviour specialist who has spent the last 15 years developing brands within some of the biggest organisations across the continent. During this time she has been awarded a number of awards for communication effectiveness, most memorably for the world renowned Trillion Dollar Campaign which was accolade the most awarded campaign in the history of Cannes.

Leigh-Anne SalonikaLeigh-Anne Salonika

Founder at OnlyKind (Pty) Ltd.

Leonie StanleyLeonie Stanley

Leonie Stanley is a customer service executive at Telviva..

Lerato MokhethiLerato Mokhethi

Lerato Mokhethi is a freelance journalist and creative content consultant with experience working with clients from research and development to international higher education..

Lesley-Ann RozanskiLesley-Ann Rozanski

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

Liesl SimpsonLiesl Simpson

Liesl Simpson is the MD at Evolution PR..

Linda SaundersLinda Saunders

head of Solution Engineering, Salesforce South Africa.

Lindani NtsibandeLindani Ntsibande

Lindani Ntsibande is a musician, writer and creative at Music and Innovation..

Liz McConnellLiz McConnell

Liz McConnell is Head of Sales at Tractor Outdoor - a national OOH media owner that specialises in connecting brands to consumers through its network of traditional and digital inventory, as well as its transit networks and ambient platforms..

Louise RobinsonLouise Robinson

Louise Robinson is Sales Director at CG Consulting and Database360.

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..

Lwazi PitiLwazi Piti

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

Madelain RoscherMadelain Roscher

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

Malesela MaubaneMalesela Maubane

Malesela Maubane (CPRP) is Managing Director of Oo Mokgatla Media and a former President of the Public Relations Institute of Southern Africa (PRISA). His areas of specialisation include media relations, crisis communication and change management, a 17 years' career spanning the private and public sectors, mostly within the local government sphere..

Marcelle Pienaar

group marketing manager at Eskort.

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..

Mariëtte FrazerMariëtte Frazer

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

Marino SigalasMarino Sigalas

Account Director at The MediaShop.

Marion MaraisMarion Marais

Senior Social Media Manager at Boomtown.

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 WilsonMark Wilson

Mark Wilson is the Managing Director of SYSPRO Africa, who defines and oversees the go-to-market and channel strategies, identifies key growth areas and develops new partnerships across the continent. Mark believes strongly in a customer-centric approach and the importance of recognising and understanding a customer's specific business needs..

Martin MyersMartin Myers

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

Mary-Clare TomesMary-Clare Tomes

Mary-Clare Tomes is the founder of TVinaCard Video Brochures, South Africa's leading creator of video brochures. We can offer advice and guidance on how to integrate video brochures into your campaigns..

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..

Matthew CampbellMatthew Campbell

Head of SME and FTTH at Seacom.

Matthew LeightonMatthew Leighton

Matthew Leighton is the Creative Director at OneDayOnly..

Matthys EsterhuysenMatthys Esterhuysen

I have 16 years' experience in digital marketing, with an MBA somewhere along the way. I spent the last 8 years leading the digital strategy for some of South Africa's largest brands, including Toyota, Lexus, Cell C, South African Tourism, Barclays Africa, Absa and Fanta Global..

Maxine Selmer-OlsenMaxine Selmer-Olsen

strategic planner at Grey.

Melanie MalherbeMelanie Malherbe

Managing Director at BrandsEye.

Melissa BairdMelissa Baird

Melissa Baird is a multi-faceted communications strategist, workshop facilitator, public speaker and talented wordsmith whose career has spanned traditional advertising, interactive television, digital marketing and book and magazine publishing. Currently Baird is an independent sustainability communications strategist, writer and editor after a five-year tenure heading up strategy at Ogilvyearth..

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 BehMichelle Beh

I play a dual role at The Jupiter Drawing Room Cape Town where I drive the existing and new business for the agency, as well as develop brand and communications strategies for our clients such as Burger King SA, Lewis Group, Sasko Bread and Flour, Virgin Group, and KWV Wines..

Michelle McGowan

Michelle McGowan is the head of marketing at LG Electronics South Africa..

Michelle WynneMichelle Wynne

Head of Marketing - Sub Sahara Africa at HMD Global.

Miguel De GraciaMiguel De Gracia

Based in Miami, Miguel's focus is on managing client relationships and advising clients on their digital technology requirements and multi-channel marketing strategies to drive business performance. Additionally, Miguel oversees our partner relations with companies such as Salesforce, Google, Adobe and Selligent.

Mike AbelMike Abel

Mike Abel is chief executive partner of M&C Saatchi Abel, which he launched in South Africa in February 2010. He is the former COO of Ogilvy South Africa and CEO of M&C Saatchi Australia.

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..

Mimi NicklinMimi Nicklin

Mimi Nicklin hosts Empathy for Breakfast, a weekly breakfast show, and a podcast, Secrets of the Gap. She is also a mom and an author, and you can pre-order her debut book, Softening the Edge here..

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.

Moliehi MolekoaMoliehi Molekoa

Moliehi has over 18 years' experience in the communications industry, having worked across the spectrum of PR for both public and private sector clients across the continent. She has a mix of skills including strategy development, reputation and crisis management, client service management, media relations and stakeholder management..

Mongezi MtatiMongezi Mtati

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

Monique ClaassenMonique Claassen

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

Moti GraumanMoti Grauman

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

Mpume NgobeseMpume Ngobese

Mpume joined the Joe Public team in 2013 as Business Unit Director, spearheading a portfolio that included the development of brand strategy and ATL campaigns for some of South Africa's most iconic brands such as Nedbank, CCI's Brothers for Life, Zazi, British American Tobacco, South African Breweries' corporate brand, Brutal Fruit, Redd's and Castle Milk Stout..

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.

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..

Natascha TorresNatascha Torres

Natascha Torres is the Digital Strategist at DataCore Media, which helps organisations to drive better results from their digital marketing investments by unlocking the full potential of campaign performance data. She has over 14 years of marketing experience working at agencies like FCB, Ogilvy and Publicis Groupe..

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.

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.

Nick GrubbNick Grubb

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

Nicky BrandNicky Brand

Nicky Brand is a senior business consultant at Acceleration..

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..

Nombini MehlomakuluNombini Mehlomakulu

Director at Ebony & Ivory: Advertising & Creative Agency.

Nontokozo MadonselaNontokozo Madonsela

Nontokozo Madonsela is the chief marketing officer at Momentum Metropolitan Holdings..

Norman ReynekerNorman Reyneker

As Retail, Sales and Shopper Director at Kantar, I'm an experienced customer development leader with a demonstrated history of working in the consumer goods and retail industries across categories and channels, and a speciality in ecommerce. I'm passionate about campaigns that don't simply create awareness but go on to change consumer behaviour.

Ntandokazi NtozakheNtandokazi Ntozakhe

Production and Content Assistant at Bizcommunity.

Nthabiseng DubeNthabiseng Dube

Nthabiseng Dube is the CEO at New Heights Media..

Nunu NtshingilaNunu Ntshingila

Nunu Ntshingila is the regional director of Facebook Africa..

Obren MsukuObren Msuku

Obren Msuku founded Msuku Media in 2018. Msuku Media is a 360° public relations, marketing and brand activation agency that specialises in developing communications strategies and execution plans for private businesses and public sector organisations..

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.

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 GearyPaul Geary

Paul Geary is a Director at One Custom - a nimble and independent Customer Experience & Marketing Intelligence agency. Their mission is to help companies be more connected to their fans and customers, with the goal of creating and fostering long-term, predictable & profitable relationships that delivers business growth.

Paul JacksonPaul Jackson

CEO / Founder at Grey Advertising Africa.

Paul MiddletonPaul Middleton

Managing Director at Ebony+Ivory.

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.

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.

Philippa DodsPhilippa Dods

Head of Marketing, Africa at Meltwater.

Pieter GeyserPieter Geyser

Pieter Geyser is the Head of Digital PR & Marketing at Irvine Partners. He has more than a decade of experience as a digital marketing specialist.

Pieter GroenewaldPieter Groenewald

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

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..

Prenesh PadayacheePrenesh Padayachee

Chief digital officer at Seacom.

Rachel IrvineRachel Irvine

CEO & Founder at Irvine Partners.

Regine le RouxRegine le Roux

A Reputation-Superhero that goes to the ends of the earth to protect clients' reputations.

Renaldo MuregessRenaldo Muregess

Product Strategy Lead at Itech South Africa..

Ria PintoRia Pinto

General Manager and Technology Leader at IBM South Africa.

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 MullinsRichard Mullins

Richard Mullins is the director at Acceleration. He opened Acceleration's Johannesburg office in 2000 and has played an instrumental role in the growth of Acceleration in South Africa..

Richard NilsonRichard Nilson

I'm a creature of habit and I'm a bit of a perfectionist - but it's ok - my clients like that about me !.

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..

Rob van DaleRob van Dale

Rob van Dale is the CMT and Digital partner at global management consultancy KEARNEY..

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.

Robyn CampbellRobyn Campbell

Managing Director at Machine_ Head of IAB Agency Council.

Roman MagisRoman Magis

Roman Magis is the principal director: Video, Advertising and Content at Accenture, Africa..

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.

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.

Ronen AiresRonen Aires

Founder and CEO of Student Village (est 2001), Ronen Aires is a thought leading pioneer of Afrillennials ® and a long time scholar of the generation gap; Ronen has spent over two decades understanding and researching generational behaviour and statistics. His written works and motivational talks have led to transformative shifts within organisations globally and Student Village has created thousands of opportunities between companies and youth..

Ross SibbaldRoss Sibbald

Executive Head at Striata Marketing Solutions.

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 JamiesonRyan Jamieson

Ryan Jamieson currently holds the position of Solutions Lead at Altron Karabina. This role is all about the alignment of technology to the company's strategy which involves thought leadership, leading technical leaders, innovation and R&D, as well as product development.

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..

Sabrina AndreucciSabrina Andreucci

Sabrina Andreucci is the strategic director at Social Media 101. A big thinker with mental agility, she has cultivated over 15 years' experience in business.

Sam SwaineSam Swaine

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

Samantha HoggSamantha Hogg

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

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..

Saurabh KumarSaurabh Kumar

Managing Director at In2IT Technologies South Africa.

Sean SullivanSean Sullivan

Sean Sullivan is an Associate Media Consultant at The MediaShop..

Selina BieberSelina Bieber

Selina Bieber is the regional director for Turkey and MENA at GoDaddy EMEA..

Seseki ItswengSeseki Itsweng

Managing Director at Openfield Marketing.

Shamesh PadayachyShamesh Padayachy

Shamesh Padayachy is head of design at Eclipse Communications..

Shan RadcliffeShan Radcliffe

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

Shaun RosenShaun Rosen

Shaun Rosen is managing director and founder of MobiClicks..

Shaun van RooyenShaun van Rooyen

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

Shaune JordaanShaune Jordaan

Shaune Jordaan is the co-founder and chief commercial officer at Hoorah Digital. He is passionate about delivering world class results to brands and building a digital culture that drives change.

Sibusiso SitoleSibusiso Sitole

Sibusiso Sitole is the co-founder and creative chief executive at The Odd Number..

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.

Sindiswa MasutaSindiswa Masuta

Sindiswa Masuta is the strategy business director at Grey Advertising Africa..

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..

Siya MetaneSiya Metane

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..

Sizwe DlaminiSizwe Dlamini

Head of Commercial at Idea Hive.

Sizwe SimelaneSizwe Simelane

Sizwe "Scoop" Simelane is the director of content and engagement at Idea Hive.

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..

Stella CarterStella Carter

Head of Client Services at Stratitude.

Stephane RogovskyStephane Rogovsky

Stephane Rogovsky is the founder and CEO of R-Squared. Stephane grew up in Belgium and lived in Switzerland, from where he travelled every month to Turkey before moving to South Africa in 2014.

Stephanie Aboujaoude

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

Strini NaickerStrini Naicker

Strini Naicker is the vice president commercial and content distribution at ViacomCBS Networks Africa..

Stuart InnellStuart Innell

Lead Strategist at Boomtown Strategic Brand Agency.

Stuart SimsStuart Sims

Stuart Sims is the strategy director at Superunion Africa..

Stuart ThomasStuart Thomas

Lead content strategist at Irvine Partners.

Stuart WalshStuart Walsh

Stuart is the Chief Strategy Officer at Grey Advertising Africa, a WPP company. He has 20 years of experience at many of the industry's leading agencies and on numerous blue-chip clients - first as Creative Director - Copywriting and, currently, as a strategist.

Styli CharalambousStyli Charalambous

Styli Charalambous is the co-founder and CEO of Daily Maverick, South Africa's leading independent news, analysis and investigative publisher..

Sue GarrettSue Garrett

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

Suhana GordhanSuhana Gordhan

Suhana Gordhan is the Executive Creative Director of the DUKE Group and has over 15 years' experience in the advertising industry..

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..

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..

Taryn GillTaryn Gill

After 18 years in media and marketing, Taryn Gill began her natural haircare venture The Perfect Hair in 2015, expanding the product line into salons, Edgars and Clicks. Today she works with beauty distributor Sunpac to further grow and scale several haircare brands into retail channels across Southern Africa..

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..

Terence T ChinyangareTerence T Chinyangare

I'm a technology nomad working as an associate brand manager. I travel around meeting clients and helping them navigate new territories through brand blueprinting and stewardship.

Terry LevinTerry Levin

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

Thomas KolsterThomas Kolster

Thomas Kolster is the author of Goodvertising (Thames & Hudson 2012; (Goodvertising.info; Facebook), founder of the Goodvertising Agency (Goodvertisingagency.com) and the world's first collaborative communication platform dedicated to sustainability: WhereGoodGrows (Wheregoodgrows.com; Facebook). He hails from Copenhagen, Denmark, and has spent some time in South Africa.

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..

Tracy JonesTracy Jones

Tracy Jones is the founder and MD of Positive Dialogue, the full-service Public Relations and Influencer Marketing Agency in the DUKE Group of companies..

Tsholofelo MmusiTsholofelo Mmusi

Tsholofelo Mmusi is a junior media planner at The MediaShop..

TT NdhlovuTT Ndhlovu

I am passionate about the world of brand marketing. I've had the honour of working on some of the biggest local and global brands in my professional career, executing bold and cutting-edge PR, marketing and influencer social media campaigns over this time. I've mainly worked for PR agencies, handling lifestyle accounts in the FMCG space..

Tyrone Van HeerdenTyrone Van Heerden

Tyrone Van Heerden (@tyronevh) is a South African strategist at the Iris Worldwide Munich office, and is responsible for steering the quality of the strategy product across B2B and B2C client partners. Encouraging brave work, Van Heerden has been responsible for creative, commercial and transformational strategies for brands such as Allianz, Samsung, BSH, Ab InBev and Harley-Davidson.

Vikash GajjarVikash Gajjar

Vikash Gajjar is the senior strategist at Razor PR.

Viresh HargovanViresh Hargovan

Viresh Hargovan is the CEO at Immersion Group. The Immersion Group is a human-centred design practice committed to creating human experiences that change lives and build value.

Vukani Mngxati

CEO at Accenture.

Warren MossWarren Moss

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

Wayne BischoffWayne Bischoff

Wayne Bischoff recently rejoined Mediamark as CEO, having previously held the position of sales and marketing director at what was then Radmark and Digitalmark..

Wayne FlemmingWayne Flemming

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

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

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..

Yaw DwomohYaw Dwomoh

Born in Ghana, Yaw Dwomoh is the Managing Director of Idea Hive, a specialist Brand Storytelling company based in Johannesburg that enables medium-to-large brands to craft their brand stories in a way that is authentic, connecting with customers in a way that captures their hearts and their purchasing power..

Yudhvir SeetharamYudhvir Seetharam

Head of Analytics, Insights and Research at FNB Business.

Yvette GenganYvette Gengan

Digital Media Manager at The MediaShop..

Zoe van der VyverZoe van der Vyver

Zoe van der Vyver from RevelAfrica. Revel Africa is all about creating authentic, innovative, and memorable events.

Zubeida GoolamZubeida Goolam

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

Zuko MdwabaZuko Mdwaba

Zuko Mdwaba is Area Vice President at Salesforce South Africa..

Zumi NjongweZumi Njongwe

Consumer Communications and Marketing Excellence Director at Nestlé.

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