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..

Alan HockeyAlan Hockey

Alan Hockey is the Operations Director at Corner Bakery. With more than 10 years operational experience in senior management positions in the Momentum Group of companies, he left the corporate world to become an Executive Trainer and Business Consultant with a multi-national business process improvement consultancy.

Allon RaizAllon Raiz

Allon Raiz is the CEO of Raizcorp. In 2008, Raiz was selected as a Young Global Leader by the World Economic Forum, and in 2011 he was appointed for the first time as a member of the Global Agenda Council on Fostering Entrepreneurship.

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..

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 PriceAndrew Price

Director at MortgageMe.

Andrew WeinbergAndrew Weinberg

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

Anja van BeekAnja van Beek

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

Banele RewoBanele Rewo

'Nomayini - The Mentality You Need Before You Start Any Business' is a business guide book based on township economy insights written for youth in the Townships. Banele Rewo - Entrepreneur, Author, Executive Producer and Founder of We Are Coming For Everything a social development company.

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.

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.

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.

Brend BadenhorstBrend Badenhorst

Business Owner, SETA Accredited Business Facilitator and Keynote Speaker on Entrepreneurship, Business Growth Strategies and Economic Transformation..

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 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.

Bronwyn WilliamsBronwyn Williams

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

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 SmithCathy Smith

Cathy Smith was appointed Managing Director of SAP Africa in March 2018. She is the first-ever female executive of an emerging markets market unit in SAP's history..

Celeste SirinCeleste Sirin

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..

Chris OgdenChris Ogden

Chris Ogden is Managing Director at RubiBlue.

Colin TimmisColin Timmis

General Country Manager at Xero SA.

David SeinkerDavid Seinker

Our platform connects South African entrepreneurs to our network of private investors..

Devan MoonsamyDevan Moonsamy

Devan Moonsamy is the CEO of ICHAF Training Institute. ICHAF offers SETA-approved training in business skills, computer use, and soft skills.

Doros HadjizenonosDoros Hadjizenonos

Doros Hadjizenonos is Regional Sales Director Southern Africa at Fortinet.

Douglas KrugerDouglas Kruger

Douglas Kruger is the bestselling author of nine business books with Penguin, including the global release: Virus-Proof Your Small Business. Meet him at www.douglaskruger.com, or email moc.rekaepsregurksalguod@ofni..

Dov GirnunDov Girnun

Dov Girnun is the CEO at Merchant Capital..

Dr. Gleb TsipurskyDr. Gleb Tsipursky

CEO at Disaster Avoidance Experts.

Earle HolmesEarle Holmes

PR & Communications at AFDA /Alumni / Festivals.

Emily StanderEmily Stander

Marketing and Media Editorial Assistant at Bizcommunity | My first loves are writing, music and video games | Get in contact: emily@bizcommunity.com.

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..

Eugene CoetzeeEugene Coetzee

Co-Founder at Jobbie.

Evan-Lee CourieEvan-Lee Courie

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

Ezra PillayEzra Pillay

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.

Francois SchoemanFrancois Schoeman

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..

Gavin WealeGavin Weale

Founder of Digify Africa, the youth content agency, and Shuttleworth Foundation Fellow.

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.

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..

Graeme PalmerGraeme Palmer

Graeme Palmer is a director in the commercial department of Garlicke & Bousfield..

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..

Hemant HarieHemant Harie

Hemant Harie is the managing director at Gabsten Technologies..

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.

Imran SalieImran Salie

Editor: IT & Automotive; Editorial Assistant for Entrepreneurship.

Jacqueline RawJacqueline Raw

Jacqueline Raw is a Sales and Marketing Strategist. She is the founder of Ycagel, a Marketing consulting and services firm and SkillX an online skills incubator for entrepreneurs and professionals.

Jane Njoku

Community Manager / Copywriter at MyJobMag SA.

Jason StewartJason Stewart

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

Jeff LomeyJeff Lomey

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.

Jeremy LangJeremy Lang

Jeremy Lang is Regional General Manager at Business Partners Limited..

Jessica TennantJessica Tennant

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

Johanna McDowellJohanna McDowell

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

Johannes MasitengJohannes Masiteng

Writer at Bizcommunity..

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.

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....

Lauren HartzenbergLauren Hartzenberg

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

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..

Lesley-Ann RozanskiLesley-Ann Rozanski

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

Lisa IllingworthLisa Illingworth

A journalist and editorial specialist in content development across print, online and radio platforms with a particular passion for entrepreneurship and SMME's. Director and co-founder of a "for purpose" business that launches entrepreneurial kids..

Lyndy van den BarselaarLyndy van den Barselaar

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

Mark WilsonMark Wilson

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

Maryanne Maina

Journalist at Luxury Public Relations & Concierge.

Matt GroblerMatt Grobler

Matt Grobler is a Presales Engineer at INOVO..

Matthew LeightonMatthew Leighton

Matthew Leighton is the Creative Director at OneDayOnly..

Michelle MossMichelle Moss

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 AndersonMike Anderson

Founder and CEO at National Small Business Chamber (NSBC).

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..

Morne CronjeMorne Cronje

Morne Cronje is Head of Franchising at FNB..

Musa KalengaMusa Kalenga

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

Naseem JavedNaseem Javed

Naseem Javed is a corporate philosopher, chairman of Expothon Worldwide; a Canadian Think tank focused on National Mobilization of Entrepreneurialism on Platform Economies..

Nathalie SchoolingNathalie Schooling

An experienced strategist, trainer and customer experience improvement specialist, Nathalie has more than 25 years of experience in the customer service industry..

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...

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 van AstNicola van Ast

Nicola van Ast is the Co-Founder and Head of Customer Acquisition Growth at Growthink. Nicola is an experienced CMO and Growth Practitioner having previously worked with leading brands in the digital, entertainment and telco industries inclusive of Showmax/ Multichoice, MTN, Capital International and Interbrand.

Nontokozo MadonselaNontokozo Madonsela

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

Ntandokazi NtozakheNtandokazi Ntozakhe

Production and Content Assistant at Bizcommunity.

Nthabiseng DubeNthabiseng Dube

Nthabiseng Dube is the CEO at New Heights Media..

Nunu NtshingilaNunu Ntshingila

Nunu Ntshingila is the regional director of Facebook Africa..

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..

Papama NyatiPapama Nyati

Research & Marketing Strategist at AfricArena.

Paul CookPaul Cook

Paul Cook is co-founder and Managing Director of Silvertree Holdings, which builds, invests into and operates disruptive consumer brands, including UCOOK, Faithful to Nature, PriceCheck, Pet Heaven and many more. Paul holds a PhD in theoretical physics from the California Institute of Technology. Before 2013, he worked as a consultant in McKinsey & Company's Johannesburg and London offices, focused on growth strategy in Africa and the strategic implications of global trends..

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.

Philani SangweniPhilani Sangweni

Managing Partner at Entrepreneurs for Entrepreneurs Africa.

Regine le RouxRegine le Roux

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

Robin FisherRobin Fisher

Area Vice President, Salesforce - Emerging Markets.

Robin FredericksRobin Fredericks

Editor at Bizcommunity..

Rowan LeibbrandtRowan Leibbrandt

Rowan Leibbrandt is a founding partner of Truman & Orange, a premium drinks company. Returning to South Africa to apply 20 years' experience in various management positions at blue chip liquor companies, Rowan has lived in Swaziland (where he was born), the UK, Russia, Germany and worked extensively in France, Germany, Portugal and Greece.

Roy MorrisonRoy Morrison

Roy Morrison writes about content businesses at Meaningful Profits - a blog dedicated to building profitable content businesses without tech skills or big upfront investments..

Rudolph PieterseRudolph Pieterse

From Graphic design to Web design to all kinds of creative training courses. We do it all...perfectly..

Ruth CooperRuth Cooper

Ruth is the production manager at Bizcommunity, as well as a editor of the Lifestyle section. moc.ytinummoczib@htur.

Selina BieberSelina Bieber

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

Shan RadcliffeShan Radcliffe

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

Shaun van RooyenShaun van Rooyen

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

Siobhan ZurnamerSiobhan Zurnamer

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..

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..

Suhana GordhanSuhana Gordhan

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

Tracy Malone

Business coach and founder of the American Association of Female Entrepreneurs..

Vera ValasisVera Valasis

Vera Valasis is the Executive Director at Franchise Association of South Africa (FASA)..

Vishal BarapatreVishal Barapatre

Vishal is the CTO at In2IT Technologies and is responsible for creating and building up our portfolio of innovative services and solutions with a view to serve customised offerings to each client. He has also used his extensive experience in driving process improvements, collaborating on program design, implementing talent management strategy and workforce planning into driving measurable business outcomes. Tel: 011 054 6900 Email: moc.hcetti2ni@lahsiv.

Vukani Mngxati

CEO at Accenture.

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..

Yolandi EsterhuizenYolandi Esterhuizen

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..

Yudhvir SeetharamYudhvir Seetharam

Head of Analytics, Insights and Research at FNB Business.

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