Aaron ThorntonAaron Thornton

Managing Director at Dial a Nerd.

Adi StephanAdi Stephan

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..

Adrian RoodtAdrian Roodt

Adrian Roodt is Country Manager, Southern Africa, Travelport..

Adrian van der MerweAdrian van der Merwe

Chief Executive Officer at North Wind Digital.

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 HansenAndrew Hansen

In Building Wireless Distributor in the African Region. Sole Distributor of Wilson Electronics Cell Phone Signal Boosters.

Andrew SmitAndrew Smit

Andrew Smit is a digital data specialist at Incubeta with more than a decade's worth of experience in the online marketing world..

Andy WalkerAndy Walker

Camper by day, run-and-gunner by night, Andy is editor at Memeburn and prefers his toast like his coffee -- dark and crunchy. Specialising in spotting the next big Instagram cat star, Andy also dabbles in smartphone and game reviews over on Gearburn..

Angie WhiteAngie White

Press Office Manager/Writer at Bizcommunity.

Brendan McAraveyBrendan McAravey

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..

Brett St ClairBrett St Clair

Brett St Clair is CEO at Siatik, one of Google's leading African cloud partners. He has 20+ years experience in the global digital landscape.

Bronwyn WilliamsBronwyn Williams

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

Catherine BlackCatherine Black

Catherine is a search engine optimisation (SEO) specialist, digital strategist and web copywriter. She is a co-founder of Black Mountain www.black-mountain.co.za, and has over 12 years experience in paid and organic search marketing.

Chris OgdenChris Ogden

Chris Ogden is Managing Director at RubiBlue.

Colin ThorntonColin Thornton

Colin founded Dial a Nerd in 1998 as a consumer IT support company and in 2002 the business- focused division was founded. Supporting SME's is now its primary focus. In 2015 his company, merged with Turrito Networks who provided niche internet services outside of the local network.  These two companies have created an end-to-end IT and Communication solution for SME's. Colin has subsequently become the managing director of Turrito. Contact him at az.oc.drenalaid@ofni.

Colin TimmisColin Timmis

General Country Manager at Xero SA.

Craig JohnstonCraig Johnston

Craig Johnston is the marketing manager at Seidor Bluekey and has been in the marketing industry for almost a decade. With vast experience in marketing strategy and campaign execution, he has developed a solid foundation in both traditional and digital marketing..

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.

Danette BreitenbachDanette Breitenbach

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.

Daniel LevyDaniel Levy

Daniel Levy is a co-founder of Flow, a proptech company which is revolutionising how people rent and live..

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..

Derek AbdinorDerek Abdinor

Derek runs ACME, South Africa's network for independent publishers and consults to established companies in optimising their digital businesses. He would like to see a healthy media ecosystem where media, brands and advertisers can thrive; where foreign and corporate control of our digital media is limited; where free speech allows us to build the society we believe in; and the introduction of a new ethic that will portray our industry as one of virtue and value..

Doros HadjizenonosDoros Hadjizenonos

Doros Hadjizenonos is Regional Sales Director Southern Africa at Fortinet.

Eben EsterhuizenEben Esterhuizen

Eben has over 20 years retail, pharma & FMCG experience in South Africa. He understands consumer & shopper behaviour patterns, and is an expert in CE.

Elaine WangElaine Wang

I am a driven and extremely hard working individual, with a keen eye for business ideas and opportunities..

Ernst WittmannErnst Wittmann

Ernst Wittmann is Global Account Director MEA & Country Manager - Southern Africa, at TCL Communications.

Eshmael MpabangaEshmael Mpabanga

11 years of experience in financial services incorporating, Product Ownership and Management, Personalisation, Project Delivery, Customer Experience Strategies, Digital Transformation Strategic Planning, Competitor Analysis, Partnership Specialisation, Project Management, Technology Services, Cloud Migration, Product Marketing, Insight based Communication Planning, Social Media Community Management, and digitally-led business solutions delivering data-driven customer solutions across digital platforms, spearheading digital adoption and setting the Digital Customer strategy..

Evan-Lee CourieEvan-Lee Courie

Editor: Marketing & Media; Head of Content for Entrepreneurship.

Fagan AbrahamFagan Abraham

Fagan is a Media Strategist at OMD, SA's largest media agency. She is a creative and driven young talent with a passion for innovative and unique media..

Farhana Safedien

Territory Lead: Public Sector at Altron Karabina.

Garth WilliamsGarth Williams

Garth Williams works at the Technology Innovation Agency, an initiative of the Department of Science and Technology. He is a member of the Department of Science and Technology's FIR National System of Innovation Coordinating Committee..

Geoffrey WhiteGeoffrey White

Geoffrey White, CEO of Agility Africa, is an expert on infrastructure development, retail supply chain and investment in Africa. Agility, a leading global provider of integrated logistics and related infrastructure, has $5.1bn in revenue, 26,000 employees, and offices in more than 100 countries.

Gerrit de Villiers

Gerrit de Villiers completed his Bachelors in electronic engineering at the University of Pretoria and continued his studies with a Master's degree in engineering, specialising in optical sensors for nuclear environments. He then managed several turnkey products for Keystone and Azoteq with a focus on consumer electronics.

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..

Imran Salie

Editor: IT & Automotive; Editorial Assistant for Entrepreneurship.

James TaggJames Tagg

James Tagg is co-founder and co-director of Quicket where he initially worked on the development of the platform and later shifted focus into operations as MD. With a background in web development, he is drawn towards automation and extracting efficiency from day to day operations in and out of the work environment..

Jessica TennantJessica Tennant

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

Jessie RuddJessie Rudd

Jessie Rudd is a BI consultant at PBT Group..

Jim HollandJim Holland

Jim Holland is Country Manager at Lenovo Data Center Group Southern Africa.

Johan WaltersJohan Walters

With over 20 years' experience in digital marketing, Johan Walters specialises in helping brands harness the full potential of the digital solutions..

Johan WaltersJohan Walters

With over 20 years of experience in digital marketing, Johan Walters specialises in helping brands to harness the potential of digital solutions..

Juanita PienaarJuanita Pienaar

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

Khaya MbangaKhaya Mbanga

Digital transformation and technology director Servest.

Lauren HartzenbergLauren Hartzenberg

Retail editor and lifestyle contributor at Bizcommunity.com. Cape Town apologist.

Laurence SmithLaurence Smith

Executive at Graphic Image Technologies.

Lee NaikLee Naik

Lee Naik is the CEO of TransUnion Africa..

Leigh AndrewsLeigh Andrews

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

Lyndy van den BarselaarLyndy van den Barselaar

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

Marian SalzmanMarian Salzman

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....

Mark SchechMark Schech

Mark Schech is the executive for Africa at Innervation PAN African Payment Solutions..

Maroefah SmithMaroefah Smith

Enthusiastic UCT graduate with a passion for fashion, film and words..

Michelle McGowan

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

Niamh NicLiamNiamh NicLiam

Niamh NicLiam, head of business partnerships at Incubeta and IAB agency council member.

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.

Odette FalingOdette Faling

Odette Faling is the CEO of South Africa's newest online travel agency, Travelcheck.co.za. After 12 years in ecommerce she has gained deep knowledge in developing partnerships and marketing strategies to help companies grow..

Odette van der HaarOdette van der Haar

Odette van der Haar joined Publicis as the MD from 1 September 2019, before which, she was the CEO of JWT Jhb. She was also CEO of the Association for Communication and Advertising (ACA) (www.acasa.co.za), the industry body of the SA advertising and communications sector, and previously headed up Sentech's Advertising, Events and Sponsorships portfolio....

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.

Pieter EngelbrechtPieter Engelbrecht

Pieter Engelbrecht is the business unit manager at Aruba, a Hewlett Packard enterprise company..

Pine PienaarPine Pienaar

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..

Quintin McCutcheonQuintin McCutcheon

Software Business Lead at Schneider Electric.

Raleen BaggRaleen Bagg

Freelance writer for any business or service which reveres gracious grammar, interesting ideas, and superb spelling. A wealth of experience in conceptualising and writing high-impact advertising campaigns across all media, original and effective social media content, and everything in between..

Riaan GrahamRiaan Graham

Riaan Graham is the sales director for Ruckus, sub-Saharan Africa..

Rob StokesRob Stokes

Rob Stokes is an investor and entrepreneur focused on the technology and education sectors. In his first innings he founded award-winning digital agency, Quirk, in 1999.

Robin FisherRobin Fisher

Area Vice President, Salesforce - Emerging Markets.

Robin FredericksRobin Fredericks

Editor at Bizcommunity..

Roger HislopRoger Hislop

Roger Hislop is an engineer and strategist at Internet Solutions (IS), driving business innovation through the smart application of new technologies. Contact Roger on moc.lanosaer@regor and follow @d0dja on Twitter..

Ronald RavelRonald Ravel

Ronald Ravel is Director B2B South Africa, Toshiba South Africa.

Rudeon SnellRudeon Snell

Director: Intelligent Solutions at SAP EMEA South Africa.

Ryan FalkenbergRyan Falkenberg

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

Saurabh KumarSaurabh Kumar

Managing Director at In2IT Technologies South Africa.

Selina BieberSelina Bieber

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

Shereesa MoodleyShereesa Moodley

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.

Simon McCulloughSimon McCullough

Major Channel Account Manager at F5 Networks.

Sindy PetersSindy Peters

Sindy Peters (@sindy_hullaba_lou) is managing editor at Bizcommunity.com. She can be reached at moc.ytinummoczib@ydnis..

Stephen van der HeijdenStephen van der Heijden

As the VP of Growth at OfferZen, Stephen van der Heijden focusses on guiding his passionate team to grow the business by adding value to the tech community..

Tanja LateganTanja Lategan

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..

Tichaona SavanhuTichaona Savanhu

Tichaona (Tich) Savanhu is the Head of Digital Strategy with over 11 years of experience in digital advertising..

Vian ChinnerVian Chinner

South African innovator, data scientist and CEO of Canadian machine learning company: Xineoh..

Wayne FlemmingWayne Flemming

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

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..

Yatish NarsiYatish Narsi

Yatish Narsi is the chief experience officer at Grid Worldwide..

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