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..

Aileen LambAileen Lamb

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

Alex WrightAlex Wright

Co-Founder at Correlate Digital.

Ali DialloAli Diallo

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

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..

Amelia BrownAmelia Brown

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

Amelia NeateAmelia Neate

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

Anathi KumaloAnathi Kumalo

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

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.

Angelika KempeAngelika Kempe

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

Arisha SaroopArisha Saroop

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

Armand MukengeArmand Mukenge

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

Ashleigh BurtonAshleigh Burton

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

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..

Bianca DelportBianca Delport

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

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.

Brendan SeeryBrendan Seery

Brendan Seery has been in the news business for most of his life, covering coups, wars, famines - and some funny stories - across Africa. Brendan Seery's Orchids and Onions column ran each week in the Saturday Star in Johannesburg and the Weekend Argus in Cape Town.

Brent HaumannBrent Haumann

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

Brett RogersBrett Rogers

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

Brian EagarBrian Eagar

Brian Eagar is the founder and group CEO of TowerStone. From being voted as the naughtiest kid most likely to fail at school, Brian Eagar found success in the information and technology sector as a young sales and marketing executive, culminating in an executive sales and strategy role for one of the Siemens businesses based in Germany.

Bridget von HoldtBridget von Holdt

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

Britta ReidBritta Reid

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

Bronwyn WilliamsBronwyn Williams

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

Chélin RamosChélin Ramos

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

Chelsea Du PlessisChelsea Du Plessis

Social Media Manager at Vuma.

Chelsey HaleChelsey Hale

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

Chiedza GonyoraChiedza Gonyora

Chiedza Gonyora is a senior anthropologist at Demographica..

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 DoyleChris Doyle

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

Cindy PrellerCindy Preller

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

Claire Denham-DysonClaire Denham-Dyson

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

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..

Daan Du ToitDaan Du Toit

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

Dale HeferDale Hefer

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

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.

David AlvesDavid Alves

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

David EdworthyDavid Edworthy

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

David JenkinsDavid Jenkins

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

Dean McCoubreyDean McCoubrey

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

Desiree GullanDesiree Gullan

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

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.

Emily StanderEmily Stander

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

Evan-Lee CourieEvan-Lee Courie

Editor: Marketing & Media.

Ewoudt CloeteEwoudt Cloete

Senior manager of Digital Operations at Game.

Fareez JouleyFareez Jouley

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

Filip von ReicheFilip von Reiche

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

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..

Gbenga SogbaikeGbenga Sogbaike

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

Gerhard HopeGerhard Hope

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

Glen MeierGlen Meier

Chief Executive Officer at Boomtown.

Glenn GillisGlenn Gillis

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

Graham Du PlessisGraham Du Plessis

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

Grant LappingGrant Lapping

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

Grant LappingGrant Lapping

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

Grant McEwanGrant McEwan

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

Greg ChenGreg Chen

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

Greg GathererGreg Gatherer

Greg Gatherer is an account manager at Liferay Africa..

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..

Heather TluczekHeather Tluczek

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

Heinrich SwanepoelHeinrich Swanepoel

Heinrich Swanepoel is the business development manager at Payspace.

Howard FeldmanHoward Feldman

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

Howard PlaatjesHoward Plaatjes

Howard Plaatjes is the CEO of AYO Technology Solutions..

Ian FuhrIan Fuhr

Ian Fuhr is the founder of The Hatch Institute..

Ilse StruwegIlse Struweg

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

Isaac Kwame AdomIsaac Kwame Adom

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

Isla PrentisIsla Prentis

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

Jacques du PreezJacques du Preez

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

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..

Jedd CokayneJedd Cokayne

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

Jenita FerreiraJenita Ferreira

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

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.

Jerome CohenJerome Cohen

Jerome Cohen is the CEO at Off Limit Communications..

Jessica TennantJessica Tennant

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

JG BezuidenhoutJG Bezuidenhout

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

Joey KhuvutluJoey Khuvutlu

Joey Khuvutlu is the managing director at Hellocomputer..

Johanna McDowellJohanna McDowell

Johanna McDowell counsels clients and agencies around expectations in the advertising, marketing process. She is CEO of the Independent Agency Search and Selection Company (IAS) and managing partner for SCOPEN in the UK and South Africa.

Jonathan CherryJonathan Cherry

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

Josephine BuysJosephine Buys

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

Josephine SebeshoJosephine Sebesho

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

Joshua MaraneyJoshua Maraney

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

Juanita PienaarJuanita Pienaar

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

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.

Katlego ThulareKatlego Thulare

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

Keshia PatchiappenKeshia Patchiappen

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

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.

Lauren CrooksLauren Crooks

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

Lauren HartzenbergLauren Hartzenberg

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

Laurent MartyLaurent Marty

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

Leandri Janse Van VuurenLeandri Janse Van Vuuren

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

Leigh AndrewsLeigh Andrews

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

Leigh-Anne AcquistoLeigh-Anne Acquisto

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

Lerato MokhethiLerato Mokhethi

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

Liesl SimpsonLiesl Simpson

Liesl Simpson is the MD at Evolution PR..

Malesela MaubaneMalesela Maubane

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

Mary-Clare TomesMary-Clare Tomes

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

Matthew CampbellMatthew Campbell

Head of SME and FTTH at Seacom.

Matthew LeightonMatthew Leighton

Matthew Leighton is the Creative Director at OneDayOnly..

Matthys EsterhuysenMatthys Esterhuysen

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

Melissa BairdMelissa Baird

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

Michael OelschigMichael Oelschig

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

Michelle BehMichelle Beh

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

Miguel De GraciaMiguel De Gracia

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

mike 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.

Mimi NicklinMimi Nicklin

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

Miranda LusibaMiranda Lusiba

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

Mkhuseli Vangile

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

Moti GraumanMoti Grauman

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

Murray LeggMurray Legg

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

Musa KalengaMusa Kalenga

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

Natascha TorresNatascha Torres

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

Natasha MaharajNatasha Maharaj

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

Ndeye DiagneNdeye Diagne

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

Neil PurseyNeil Pursey

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

Niamh NicLiamNiamh NicLiam

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

Nicci BothaNicci Botha

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

Nicole ShapiroNicole Shapiro

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

Nontokozo MadonselaNontokozo Madonsela

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

Nthabiseng DubeNthabiseng Dube

Nthabiseng Dube is the CEO at New Heights Media..

Paul GearyPaul Geary

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

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.

Pieter GroenewaldPieter Groenewald

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

Regine le RouxRegine le Roux

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

Richard LordRichard Lord

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

Richard MullinsRichard Mullins

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

Rirhandzu ShingwenyanaRirhandzu Shingwenyana

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

Roan MackintoshRoan Mackintosh

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

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.

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.

Ronen AiresRonen Aires

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

Ryan JamiesonRyan Jamieson

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

Ryan McFadyenRyan McFadyen

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

Sabrina AndreucciSabrina Andreucci

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

Sam SwaineSam Swaine

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

Sasha KupritzSasha Kupritz

Sasha Kupritz is a public relations specialist at TenacityPR..

Selina BieberSelina Bieber

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

Shamesh PadayachyShamesh Padayachy

Shamesh Padayachy is head of design at Eclipse Communications..

Shaun RosenShaun Rosen

Shaun Rosen is managing director and founder of MobiClicks..

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.

Sindiswa MasutaSindiswa Masuta

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

Sindy PetersSindy Peters

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

Siya MetaneSiya Metane

Siya Metane is the CEO of SlikourOLife, a platform for sharing information on urban culture and music, featuring videos and interviews to give substance to the music and to musicians who may not have access to traditional platforms, and offering a more cohesive and accessible place for their videos than YouTube. As a former member of Skwatta Kamp, perhaps the most successful South African hiphop group ever with cross-over appeal, he knows what content is relevant to the diverse South African audience..

Sizwe DlaminiSizwe Dlamini

Head of Commercial at Idea Hive.

Sizwe SimelaneSizwe Simelane

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

Stella CarterStella Carter

Head of Client Services at Stratitude.

Stephanie Aboujaoude

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

Strini NaickerStrini Naicker

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

Stuart InnellStuart Innell

Lead Strategist at Boomtown Strategic Brand Agency.

Stuart SimsStuart Sims

Stuart Sims is the strategy director at Superunion Africa..

Stuart 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.

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..

Taryn GillTaryn Gill

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

Tasneem CassimTasneem Cassim

Tasneem Cassim is a digital strategist at Clockwork..

Terence T ChinyangareTerence T Chinyangare

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

Terry LevinTerry Levin

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

Thembi SehlohoThembi Sehloho

Thembi Sehloho is an Acting Managing Director & Marketing Director: Rice & Pasta at Tiger brands and throughout the years she has been the driving force in many amazing campaigns that have come out of the organisation..

Tracy JonesTracy Jones

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

TT NdhlovuTT Ndhlovu

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

Tyrone Van HeerdenTyrone Van Heerden

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

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.

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..

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.

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