Abigél SheridanAbigél Sheridan

Abigél Sheridan is the founder of Chic Mamas..

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.

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.

Albert MakoengAlbert Makoeng

Sales Director at TheSalt.

Alex WrightAlex Wright

Co-Founder at Correlate Digital.

Alison GrovesAlison Groves

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..

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..

Alwi SuleimanAlwi Suleiman

Alwi Suleiman has been in marketing since 2006 and has helped several businesses build their marketing strategies..

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.

Amanda RogalyAmanda Rogaly

A seasoned and award winning entrepreneur who is currently the CEO and Founder of the largest and fastest growing parenting platforms in South Africa. Amanda is passionate about empowering parents, leveraging her own parenting journey to educate others and influence purchasing decisions.

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..

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..

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 van ZylAndrew van Zyl

Andrew van Zyl is managing director at SRK Consulting.

Andrew Wiseman

Associate Director at Kantar Consulting.

Anja van BeekAnja van Beek

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

Ann NurockAnn Nurock

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 HariparsadAnoop Hariparsad

Anoop Hariparsad, offer and channel marketing manager: digital energy at Schneider Electric.

Anton FesterAnton Fester

Anton Fester is managing director at Sedna Industrial IT Solutions..

Antonio PetraAntonio Petra

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

Ashleigh BurtonAshleigh Burton

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

Ashleigh ButterworthAshleigh Butterworth

Ashleigh Butterworth is a content marketing specialist at Finch Technologies..

Ashlin PerumallAshlin Perumall

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.

Avsharn BachooAvsharn Bachoo

Avsharn Bachoo is CIO at Comair..

Avsharn BachooAvsharn Bachoo

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..

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.

Ben HarrisBen Harris

I am a hard working individual who enjoys a good challenge. My excellent communication skills have contributed to my leadership qualities and people skills..

Bianca BrinkBianca Brink

Experienced corporate professional with strong leadership and relationship-building skills, and extensive business experience. Exceptional decision-maker and planner with excellent written, verbal and interpersonal communication skills.

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.

Bongani DladlaBongani Dladla

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

Boni MchunuBoni Mchunu

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

Bonnie RamailaBonnie Ramaila

Bonnie Ramaila is an international communication consultant. She previously worked in the private and public sector as a communication expert.

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..

Brendon WilliamsonBrendon Williamson

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 HaumannBrent Haumann

Brent Haumann is the Managing Director at Tilte..

Brett LindsayBrett Lindsay

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 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.

Brett van AsweganBrett 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 SmithBrian Smith

Brian Smith is a technical consultant at Datacentrix, a hybrid IT systems integrator and managed services provider..

Bronwyn WilliamsBronwyn Williams

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

Bronwyn WilliamsBronwyn Williams

Head of Editorial Services at Red Rabbit Media.

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..

Carli Gey van PittiusCarli Gey van Pittius

Head of Digital Media at +OneX.

Carmen MurrayCarmen Murray

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.

Caryn Pillar

People Officer at Incubeta Holdings (Pty) Ltd.

Cassie JaganyiCassie Jaganyi

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

Catherine WijnbergCatherine Wijnberg

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

Cathlen FourieCathlen Fourie

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

Cathy DuffCathy Duff

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 SirinCeleste Sirin

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..

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....

Charné MunienCharné Munien

Charné Munien is a strategy director at VMLY&R, specialising in digital strategy and passionate about consumer centricity..

Chelsea Du PlessisChelsea Du Plessis

Social Media Manager at Vuma.

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 Beer

Photojournalist.

Chris de BeerChris de Beer

Africa Regional Manager at InfoSource..

Chris JordanChris Jordan

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

Christele ChokossaChristele Chokossa

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.

Christina KennedyChristina Kennedy

Senior writer and editor at Flow Communications.

Ciarán McKiverganCiarán McKivergan

CEO and founding partner at 8909 Digital, a MetropolitanRepublic Group company..

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 ChidrawiCraig Chidrawi

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 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..

Dale HeferDale Hefer

Dale Hefer is CEO of the IMC (Integrated Marketing Council) which incorporates, Africa's foremost integrated marketing conference, the Nedbank IMC..

Dalya KetzDalya Ketz

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.

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.

Daniel OrelowitzDaniel Orelowitz

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.

Danielle OlivierDanielle Olivier

Online Platforms Specialist at Special Effects Media SA.

Darryl BernsteinDarryl Bernstein

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..

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.

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.

Denys HobsonDenys Hobson

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 ChettyDesigan Chetty

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..

Diana MiguelDiana Miguel

Telecoms analyst at DataEQ.

Dono WhiteDono White

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

Dori-Jo BonnerDori-Jo Bonner

Digital Engagement Strategist at Tilte.

Dr Carla EnslinDr 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 ChickDustin Chick

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..

Dylan BowenDylan Bowen

CEO at Salesmindset.

Earle HolmesEarle Holmes

PR & Communications at AFDA /Alumni / Festivals.

Edward HerridgeEdward Herridge

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

Elizma NolteElizma Nolte

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

Emilie Carver | Red Ribbon CommunicationsEmilie Carver | Red Ribbon Communications

PR Account Director at Red Ribbon Communications.

Emily StanderEmily Stander

Freelancer specialising in games and entertainment | My first loves are writing, music and video games.

Enver DuminyEnver Duminy

Enver Duminy is the CEO at Cape Town Tourism.

Ernest NorthErnest North

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 KilianEsti Kilian

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

Evan-Lee CourieEvan-Lee Courie

Press Office Assistant.

Ewoudt CloeteEwoudt Cloete

Senior manager of Digital Operations at Game.

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.

Fred RazakFred Razak

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

Frederik ZietsmanFrederik Zietsman

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..

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..

Gayle EdmundsGayle Edmunds

Gayle Edmunds is the special projects editor at Ads24..

Ged NooyGed Nooy

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

George MienieGeorge Mienie

CEO of AutoTrader South Africa.

Georginah Machiridza

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

Gerhard SwartGerhard Swart

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 RightfordGillian Rightford

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....

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..

Godfrey MaremaGodfrey Marema

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 HooperGordon Hooper

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

Grant LappingGrant Lapping

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.

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 MaruszewskiGreg Maruszewski

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..

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.

Greg WalshGreg Walsh

CEO at G&G Productions.

Gugulethu KhojaneGugulethu Khojane

Senior Strategist at Wunderman Thompson.

Hariprasad ViswanathanHariprasad Viswanathan

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..

Haydn TownsendHaydn Townsend

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

Hayley Ivins-DownesHayley Ivins-Downes

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

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 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.

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..

Isla PrentisIsla Prentis

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

Izak van der WaltIzak van der Walt

Head of sponsorship at HaveYouHeard Group.

Jacques BurgerJacques Burger

CEO at M&C Saatchi Abel Gauteng.

Jacques du BruynJacques 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..

Jacques Du BruynJacques Du Bruyn

Cofounder and Managing Director at Flume Digital Marketing.

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.

James McNabJames McNab

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..

Janet Berger

Creative Strategist at Flow Communications.

Jarred CinmanJarred Cinman

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

JD EngelbrechtJD Engelbrecht

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

Jeff RyanJeff Ryan

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.

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.

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 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 SolomonJoanne Solomon

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.

Joe HammanJoe Hamman

Founder & Director at Novus Group.

Johan BotesJohan Botes

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

Johan WaltersJohan Walters

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

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.

Johannes MasitengJohannes Masiteng

Editor: CSI & Sustainability at Bizcommunity..

John Mc LoughlinJohn Mc Loughlin

John Mc Loughlin is a visionary entrepreneur that has been involved in the setup and management of a number of start-up businesses. For the past seven years, he has been working towards changing the security landscape for SMEs in South Africa through his company, J2 Software, which provides solutions around reducing risk and improving compliance. John is an industry specialist and thought leader in the security space, and his particular areas of expertise lie in planning and strategising..

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 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. ..

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.

Joseph NeusuJoseph Neusu

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..

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.

Judith MiddletonJudith Middleton

Judith Middleton is the CEO of DUO Marketing and Communications.

Judith Mugeni

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.

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..

Justin BeswickJustin Beswick

Justin Beswick is a Marketing Management graduate & Strategic Communications Honours student at Vega. Justin has junior experience working in the advertising, marketing and media sectors.

Karabo LedwabaKarabo Ledwaba

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 NadasenKaren Nadasen

Karen Nadasen is the CEO of PayU South Africa and the Chair of the Ecommerce Forum of South Africa..

Karen PhelanKaren Phelan

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

Karl HaechlerKarl Haechler

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

Karyn StrybosKaryn Strybos

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

Kashif RazaKashif Raza

CEO at Globex Outreach.

Kate MollettKate Mollett

Kate Mollett is senior regional director at Commvault, Africa South and East..

Katja HamiltonKatja Hamilton

Katja is the Finance and Health Editor at Bizcommunity..

Katlego MashishiKatlego Mashishi

Managing Director at Idea Engineers.

Kay CheytanovKay Cheytanov

Kay Cheytanov is CEO and Founder at 3RC.

Keegan WeberKeegan Weber

Keegan Weber is a product specialist at BrandsEye.

Keke MahlelebeKeke Mahlelebe

Partner: Head of Strategy at M&C Saatchi Abel.

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..

Kerry HayesKerry Hayes

Kerry Hayes is a senior account manager at Irvine Partners. She used to be the Editor of Tourism Update, a tourism news publication reporting on tourism-related news across southern and East Africa.

Kerry MorrisKerry Morris

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

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.

Khanya SijajiKhanya Sijaji

Khanya Sijaji is the executive creative director at 8909 Digital.

Khaya MbangaKhaya Mbanga

Digital transformation and technology director Servest.

Kirsty BissetKirsty Bisset

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..

Kirsty BissetKirsty Bisset

Kirsty Bisset is managing director of HaveYouHeard's Durban agency, and actively involved in growing the group's business locally and internationally..

Koos BenadieKoos Benadie

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.

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..

Lebo LekomaLebo Lekoma

Head of Client Services at Sea Monster.

Lebo MadibaLebo Madiba

PR Powerhouse is full service public relations consultancy with specialist practice areas in healthcare, financial services, manufacturing, public affairs and hospitality..

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 SalonikaLeigh-Anne Salonika

Founder at OnlyKind (Pty) Ltd.

Lesley-Ann RozanskiLesley-Ann Rozanski

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

Leslie AdamsLeslie Adams

Leslie Adams is the sales director at Reach Africa.

Liam ConnorsLiam Connors

Liam Connors is Client Director, Digital Logistics at BT..

Lianie MinnyLianie Minny

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 BarnardLillian Barnard

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.

Linah MaiguriraLinah Maigurira

Sales Leader at Google.

Linda SaundersLinda Saunders

head of Solution Engineering, Salesforce South Africa.

Lloyd MaduraiLloyd Madurai

Managing Director at Hot 102.7FM.

Loyiso TwalaLoyiso Twala

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.

Lullu KrugelLullu Krugel

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..

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..

Lyndsay Webster-RozonLyndsay Webster-Rozon

Marketing Director at Virgin Active South Africa.

Lyndy van den BarselaarLyndy van den Barselaar

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

Madelain RoscherMadelain Roscher

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-ChippsMaijaliina Hansen-Chipps

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.

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.

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-Anthony GoncalvesMark-Anthony Goncalves

Paid Media Specialist at ByDesign Communications.

Martin MyersMartin Myers

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

Mathew WeissMathew Weiss

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

Matone DitlhakeMatone Ditlhake

CEO at Corridor Africa.

Matthew CampbellMatthew Campbell

Head of SME and FTTH at Seacom.

Matthew LeightonMatthew Leighton

Matthew Leighton is the Creative Director at OneDayOnly..

Maxine Selmer-OlsenMaxine Selmer-Olsen

strategic planner at Grey.

Melanie MalherbeMelanie Malherbe

Managing Director at BrandsEye.

Michael BowrenMichael Bowren

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 HanlyMichael Hanly

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..

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 Cave

Mike BarnwellMike Barnwell

Executive Creative Director at FCB Cape Town.

mike broommike broom

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

Mike SharmanMike Sharman

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

Miranda LusibaMiranda Lusiba

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

Mitchan AdamsMitchan Adams

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 SchoemakerMJ Schoemaker

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..

Mkhuseli Vangile

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

Mohammed VachiatMohammed Vachiat

Head of Sales and Innovation at Konica Minolta South Africa.

Monique ClaassenMonique Claassen

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

Morag EvansMorag Evans

Morag Evans is CEO of Databuild..

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..

Natalie BothaNatalie Botha

Natalie Botha is Director of Creative Development at Kantar. Find her on LinkedIn and Twitter..

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.

Natashia BarnabasNatashia Barnabas

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..

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 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..

Nicci BothaNicci Botha

Nicci Botha has been wordsmithing for more than 20 years, covering just about every subject under the sun and then some. She's strung together words on sustainable development, maritime matters, mining, marketing, medical, lifestyle...

Nicholas DuminyNicholas Duminy

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

Nicholas KuhneNicholas Kuhne

Nicholas is the founder of brand consultancy Wunderbrand..

Nick DurrantNick Durrant

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

Nicola CooperNicola Cooper

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

Nicola Tarr

Business Unit Director at Tribeca Public Relations.

Nicolas Pompigne-MognardNicolas Pompigne-Mognard

Nicolas Pompigne-Mognard is the Founder and Chairman of APO Group (African Press Organization) (www.apo-opa.com), the leading Pan-African communications consultancy and press release distribution service. More information: www.Pompigne-Mognard.com.

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..

Niveshen GovenderNiveshen Govender

Niveshen Govender is CEO of the South African Wind Energy Association (Sawea)..

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.

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.

Oscar StarkOscar Stark

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 BothaOtto Botha

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 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.

Pamela HelligPamela Hellig

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..

Patrick MkalaPatrick Mkala

Account Manager at DUO Marketing + Communications.

Paul de WaalPaul de Waal

Paul de Waal is the founder and CEO of Wetu..

Paul MiddletonPaul Middleton

Managing Director at Ebony+Ivory.

Paul StevensPaul Stevens

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

Paul van den Berg

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

Paula SartiniPaula Sartini

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

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 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.

Ravi NaidooRavi Naidoo

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..

Rebecca PretoriusRebecca Pretorius

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

Regine le RouxRegine 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..

Renaldo MuregessRenaldo Muregess

Product Strategy Lead at Itech South Africa..

Rendani NengudaRendani Nenguda

Rendani Nenguda is a research associate at Oppenheimer Generations Research and Conservation (OGRC)..

Rhys EvansRhys Evans

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

Ria PintoRia Pinto

General Manager and Technology Leader at IBM South Africa.

Richard 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.

Rikus BlomerusRikus Blomerus

Rikus is chief marketing officer at WeBuyCars..

Rirhandzu ShingwenyanaRirhandzu Shingwenyana

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

Roan MackintoshRoan Mackintosh

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

Rob NobleRob Noble

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

Robbie KearnsRobbie Kearns

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

Robert GraceRobert Grace

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

Robin FisherRobin Fisher

Area Vice President, Salesforce - Emerging Markets.

Robyn CampbellRobyn Campbell

Managing Director at Machine_ Head of IAB Agency Council.

Ron StefanskiRon Stefanski

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

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.

Ronelle BesterRonelle Bester

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..

Ross SibbaldRoss Sibbald

Executive Head at Striata Marketing Solutions.

Ruth CooperRuth Cooper

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

Ryan ColeRyan Cole

Head Chef at Salsify at the Roundhouse.

Ryan FalkenbergRyan Falkenberg

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

Ryan McFadyenRyan McFadyen

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

Sabine LehmannSabine Lehmann

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

Samantha HoggSamantha Hogg

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

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..

Scott ThwaitesScott Thwaites

Scott Thwaites is the head of Türkiye, Africa & Gaming, Global Business Solutions at METAP - TikTok..

Seseki ItswengSeseki Itsweng

Managing Director at Openfield Marketing.

Shan RadcliffeShan Radcliffe

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

Shannon TempleShannon Temple

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..

Shaun FuchsShaun Fuchs

Founder and CEO at Centennial Schools. Shaun Fuchs is a passionate educator with over 30 years' experience in the education sector.

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.

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.

Sindiwe MbikoSindiwe Mbiko

Sindiwe Mbiko is a senior brand PR and communications manager at Momentum Metropolitan..

Sindy PetersSindy Peters

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

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, 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..

Stephanie Aboujaoude

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

Stewart SmithStewart Smith

Stewart Smith manages Sojern's Middle East headquarters located in Dubai..

Stuart InnellStuart Innell

Lead Strategist at Boomtown Strategic Brand Agency.

Stuart MichieStuart Michie

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..

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.

Sue GarrettSue Garrett

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

Sven WolfSven Wolf

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..

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..

Tapelo ZamaTapelo Zama

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..

Tasneem CassimTasneem Cassim

Tasneem Cassim is a digital strategist at Clockwork..

Tecla CiolfiTecla Ciolfi

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

Terena ChettyTerena Chetty

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

Terry LevinTerry Levin

Steering brands to full market value Bizcommunity.com creative director at large. Email az.oc.flehsehtffo@yrret, Twitter @terrylevin, Instagram, LinkedIn..

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..

Tilda MwaiTilda Mwai

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 HaridassTish Haridass

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 RibeiroTito Ribeiro

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..

Tshego BokabaTshego Bokaba

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 TshivhengwaTshifhiwa Tshivhengwa

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)..

Ulana van BiljonUlana 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.

Vikash GajjarVikash Gajjar

Vikash Gajjar is the senior strategist at Razor PR.

Vukani Mngxati

CEO at Accenture.

Wandile SihloboWandile Sihlobo

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

Warren MossWarren Moss

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

Wayne 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..

Willem BotesWillem Botes

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.

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..

Winslow SchalkwykWinslow Schalkwyk

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 EspachWynand Espach

Wynand Espach is Chief Operating Officer at Agricolleges International..

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..

Yesh SurjoodeenYesh Surjoodeen

Yesh Surjoodeen is the Southern Africa regional director at HP.

Yudhvir SeetharamYudhvir Seetharam

Head of Analytics, Insights and Research at FNB Business.

Yvette GenganYvette Gengan

Digital Media Manager at The MediaShop..

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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