Aadil Patel is a director and national practice head of the employment practice at Cliffe Dekker Hofmeyr. Aadil has broad experience in employment law and has acted extensively for various employers, both public and private entities.
Adi Stephan is Head of Learning HP at IQbusiness, and has more than 16 years of experience in the training and learning environment. He has the ability to identify and create state-of-the-art initiatives and programmes that accelerate Human Resources, improve learning, increase learner retention, and offer overall improvement of organisations..
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.
Angela Madlala joined Ogilvy South Africa as Chief People Officer, in January 2015, with a solid background in integrated talent management. In her 12-year career, she has overseen multiple functional areas, including training and development, recruitment, diversity and organizational effectiveness..
|Anja van Beek|
Anja van Beek is an independent leadership consultant, talent strategist and coach..
|Annelize van Rensburg|
Annelize van Rensburg is a director at Signium Africa (previously Talent Africa), a South African-based executive search and talent management company servicing sub-Saharan Africa. She is also Leader of Signium's Global Consumer Goods and Services Practice..
Auguste Coetzer is a Director of Signium Africa (previously Talent Africa), a leading South African-based executive search and talent management company servicing sub-Saharan Africa..
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..
Giving brands a social currency is Boniswa's raison d'être. Litha and Khwezi's mom, big sister, daughter, business leader, partner, community builder, coach, social entrepreneur, public speaker, nurturer and activist are some of the adjectives used to describe Pezisa. Pezisa, a committed industry player, sits on various boards; communication industry, NGO's and is the past Chairperson of the Loeries and the ACA Boards....
Boris Dzhingarov graduated UNWE with a major in marketing. He is the CEO of ESBO ltd brand mentioning agency.
Brendan McAravey is Country Manager at Citrix South Africa. McAravey is responsible for the growth and development of Citrix operations across the southern African development community, driving revenues, generating new business opportunities and cultivating the company's valued partner ecosystem..
Digital content strategist for South Africa’s leading content marketing agency | I tell New Media’s brand story online.
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.
|Bruce van Wyk|
Bruce van Wyk is the director of PaySpace..
Carmen Murray is the founder of Boo-yah! and has become a household name among marketing professionals as a result of her inspirational "masterclasses". These sessions have reached thousands of marketers across SA.
Celeste Sirin is an employer branding specialist, speaker, facilitator and founder of Employer Branding SA which aims to develop employer banding best practice in South Africa by educating South African leaders. She is a leading authority in positioning and elevating employer brands for companies, offering extensive insight into local, African and international employer branding trends..
As a reputation specialist at Reputation Matters, Chanell has a passion for communication and strives to achieve excellence in every aspect of her life. Being a mother of twins, she understands that balance is key to achieve success and excellence..
With a lifelong interest in art and design, Claire studied at the Greenside Design Centre, obtaining a BA Honours in Interior Design in 2001. She began her career in commercial interiors and then explored the world of turnkey interiors for a year, subsequently returning to interior architecture in commercial and residential design. Travelling to Australia, Claire then worked for a multi-disciplinary practice for six years, completing a wide variety of projects in the commercial, retail, healthcare and education sectors..
Danette Breitenbach was the editor and publisher of Advantage, the publication that served the marketing, media and advertising industry in southern Africa. Before her editorship, she was deputy-editor as well as freelancing for over a year on the publication before that.
Client Service Manager - Tax at Meredith Harington.
Having worked at the 'Big Three' advertising agencies in SA and proving her creative mettle abroad, Desirée has won multiple local and international awards for her work - including Cannes Lions and Clios. She believes in the importance of craftsmanship - that it's not in the designing, but in the redesigning.
Devan Moonsamy is the CEO of ICHAF Training Institute. ICHAF offers SETA-approved training in business skills, computer use, and soft skills.
Donna Rachelson is the CEO and founder of Branding & Marketing YOU, a company that specialises in personal branding and marketing - and the author of the best-selling book of the same name. Donna can be contacted on moc.uoygnitekramdnagnidnarb@annod or visit www.brandingandmarketingyou.com..
Dorine Reinstein is corporate division leader for Big Ambitions. She is a seasoned travel writer and editor, who is passionate about corporate and retail travel.
Doros Hadjizenonos is Regional Sales Director Southern Africa at Fortinet.
Doug Woolley is the general manager of Dell EMC South Africa..
|Dr. Gleb Tsipursky|
CEO at Disaster Avoidance Experts.
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.
Eugene graduated from the University of Cape Town with distinctions in financial accounting and classical piano. He then spent over two-and-half years working in branding and communications at two of South Africa's top market research companies.
Editor: Marketing & Media; Head of Content for Entrepreneurship.
Public and Private sphere Compliance Officer specialising in Data Protection and Technology. Ezra has an LLB from the University of KwaZulu-Natal and is an Admitted Attorney of the High Court of South Africa.
Faith Ngwenya is a technical and standards executive at the South African Institute of Professional Accountants (SAIPA).
Microsoft global engagement lead for collaboration. Farren is also a divisional director for the Schools Division of the Advtech group appointed for his expertise on innovation and technology. Farren has his roots in technology and applications, having formerly founded his own businesses, run a dynamic internet service provider and taken to market Apps which have topped the South African App stores..
Francois Schoeman's professional experience lies in driving business growth through strategic marketing and business company initiatives, including core competencies in governance, management, planning and directing launches for diverse sectors, and is known as a turnaround strategist. Currently, he is the COO of GEMS Property, consulting to more than 65 companies in diverse sectors..
Director at Meredith Harington.
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..
Graeme Palmer is a director in the commercial department of Garlicke & Bousfield..
Gys Kappers is CEO of WyzeTalk. He is an experienced businessman and entrepreneur who is passionate about the role of business and the Open Innovation paradigm..
Helene Vermaak is a consulting psychologist at The Human Edge..
Henneri Crous is the Head of the Careers24 and Simplify Group's Sales Function. He has more than 19 years' experience in sales, with more than 11 of those years gained in the recruitment space..
Jackie Carroll is the CEO and co-founder of Media Works, South Africa's leading provider of adult education and training for over 21 years..
|Jacques van Wyk|
Jacques van Wyk is a director in Labour and Employment Law at Werksmans Attorneys. He was named as a recommended lawyer in Labour & Employment by the Legal500 (2010-2012), and co-authored 'Labour Law in Action - A Handbook on the new Labour Relations Act - 1997' with Frances Anderson.
CEO at Lulaway.
CEO & co-founder, Promise.
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..
Jeff Lomey is an executive business coach specialising in Strategy-in-Action. He is also the founder of Jeff Lomey Associates, a niche consultancy with expertise in executive coaching and strategy execution.
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-Oliver is a Communications Consultant, and Owner/CEO or Jenniemore (Pty) Ltd, a Communications Consultancy based in East London, South Africa. She has a Master's Degree in Applied Media, a Bachelor's Degree in Media, Communication, and Culture, and a professional certificate in Management from the Nelson Mandela University Business School.
Jerry Botha is the managing partner of Tax Consulting SA, a fully independent firm of tax practitioners, admitted attorneys and chartered accountants in South Africa..
Jess is Senior Editor: Marketing & Media at Bizcommunity.com. She is also a contributing writer.
Majoring in Business Administration, Marketing and Industrial Psychology, Joanne Bushell brings with her a wealth of experience through her time at Regus, which she commenced as a corporate sales manager and through her dynamic leadership, saw her eventually becoming the country manager of Southern and East Africa. Now expanded into the rest of Africa, Bushell is the MD South Africa and VP Sales for Africa..
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.
John Davenport is the Chief Creative Officer at Havas Southern Africa..
Johnny's role at TowerStone is to define clients' brand promise and find ways of helping leaders engage with employees in such a way that they are committed brand ambassadors..
Joon Chong is a partner in the Tax Practice at Webber Wentzel..
Juanita is the editor of the marketing & media portal on the Bizcommunity website. She is also a contributing writer..
Khuthalani is a communications strategist, voice over artist, freelancer, proof reader, self-proclaimed CANVA-guru..
Retail editor and lifestyle contributor at Bizcommunity.com. Cape Town apologist.
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..
Leonie Stanley is a customer service executive at Telviva..
Linda Trim, director at FutureSpace, a co-working joint venture between Investec Property and workplace specialists Giant Leap..
Director at VETTA Co.
Lukhanyo is a conscious interdisciplinary young brand and communication executive. He works with ideas and translates them into life through words.
|Lyndy van den Barselaar|
Lyndy van den Barselaar is the MD of Manpower Group South Africa..
Maiyo is the founder and managing director of Native Worx, a boutique consultancy that empowers leaders to position transformation as an essential part of an organisation's growth & development through solutions in change management, corporate affairs and building a culture of personal accountability..
Maja is the Customer Experience Manager at Ford South Africa. While she doesn't care much for cars, she's passionate about leading change and transformation in the customer-facing business.
Marian Salzman-known as one of the world's top five trendspotters - has a communications career that has spanned more than three decades, across multiple industries and the globe. She now heads up comms - , owned and paid - at Philip Morris International (PMI) as it embarks on its transformation to a smoke-free landscape....
Marisa Jacobs is a director at Xpatweb and has a wealth of knowledge on immigration, specialising in the application of temporary and permanent residence applications..
Independent Marketing & PR Consultant | Freelance Writer | Social Media Manager | Just call me 'eM'.
Dr Mark Bussin is the chairperson of 21st Century Pay Solutions and an Exco member of the South African Reward Association (SARA)..
Mark Galasiewski (gala-SHEV-ski) is chief analyst for Asia and Emerging Markets at Elliott Wave International. After joining the firm in 2005, Mark wrote essays for The Elliott Wave Theorist which correctly forecasted the global financial crisis.
Michelle Moss is a director at Signium Africa (previously Talent Africa), a leading South African-based executive search and talent management company servicing sub-Saharan Africa..
Mike Sharman is the owner of Retroviral Digital Communications, an online communications consultancy specialising in communication strategy, social media and content creation..
Professor at Department of Marketing Management University of J.
Neo Mashigo, chief creative officer for M&C Saatchi Abel, was crowned Industry Leader at the 2019 Adfocus awards held on 27 November 2019..
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...
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.
Ntombizamasala, affectionately known as Zama, is Strategy Director at Yellowwood. Zama has 10 years experience in the field of marketing and has worked across the African continent on some of South Africa's most formidable FMCG companies; Unilever, SAB and YUM restaurants..
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.
CEO and founder of theSALT, (a Nfinity Media company) a micro influencer marketing platform..
Pine Pienaar is the Managing Director of Afiswitch, a role he stepped into in 2008, with the purpose of further entrenching his decades worth of biometric and AFIS experience into Afiswitch's service offering to the market..
|Regine le Roux|
A Reputation-Superhero that goes to the ends of the earth to protect clients' reputations.
Editor at Bizcommunity..
Ronald Ravel is Director B2B South Africa, Toshiba South Africa.
Rosalind Davey is a partner at corporate law firm Bowmans and obtained BA and LLB degrees from the University of Natal and was admitted as an attorney in 2002..
Ryan Falkenberg is co-founder and CEO of software company Clevva..
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.
|Sarah Browning-de Villiers|
Chief Content Officer at Narrative / Publicis Machine.
Selina Bieber is the regional director for Turkey and MENA at GoDaddy EMEA..
Shaune Jordaan is the CEO of Hoorah, a digital consultancy focused on digital media, people-based marketing, data, CRM, creative and technology..
Shereesa is a passionate writer who often delves into the world of social media, online trends and all things photography. She is also a journalism graduate of Rhodes University and can be found frequenting YouTube and Instagram.
|SheSays Cape Town founders|
The SheSays Cape Town founders are brand strategist Marina Tokar, senior copywriter Johannie Van As and content strategy director Anelde Greeff....
Sid Peimer is the executive director of the Cape Chamber of Commerce and Industry. He is the author of 'The Clear Win - the strategies that work; the myths that don't' available on Amazon.
Siobhan Zurnamer is head of content marketing at Giraffe - a mobile job platform that helps businesses find the best staff faster and more affordably than any other way. Siobhan is passionate about small businesses and job creation in South Africa, and has carefully curated this course on small business recruitment..
Sylvia Schutte is the MD of Stratitude..
Tanja is the CEO and co-founder of Enlight Strategic. She has more than a decade's worth of experience as a senior executive in the digital publishing and agency space and is passionate about the role technology can play in transforming businesses..
Teresa Richardson is the Managing Director of The Travel Corporation (TTC) SA, a Group of Companies which include Trafalgar, Cost Saver, Insight Vacations, Luxury Gold, Contiki, Uniworld Boutique River Cruises, U by Uniworld as well as the brand, Busabout introduced to South Africa by Teresa..
Adding more zeros and heroes to brand value. Brand Turn Around and Brand Positioning specialists.
Tony Spong is the managing partner at AAR Group UK (Strategic Partners to the Independent Agency Search & Selection Company)..
|Victor Moreriane, APR|
Victor Moreriane is a communications strategist and an accredited Public Relations Practitioner (APR) with over 20 years experience in broadcast journalism, PR consulting, leadership and strategic communication management. He is working as Chief Director Communications in the public service.
Wayne Naidoo founded DUKE after leaving his CMO position at AFB (now JUMO), one of Africa's fastest growing consumer finance groups. Currently chairman of the ACA (Association of Communication and Advertising SA) and voted as 2019's runner up for 'Most Respected Agency Leader in Cape Town' by MarkLives.
Yolandi Esterhuizen oversees the interpretation and implementation of tax, labour and protection of personal information legislation into Sage's HR and payroll as well as accounting products across Africa and the Middle East. She brings to her role expert knowledge and consulting experience in tax and labour law, including PAYE, Employment Tax Incentive, Employment Equity, Skills Development and Labour Relations..