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Adam DembovskyAdam Dembovsky

Adam is a bigger picture thinker and serial entrepreneur. After completing a BCom degree, he went head-first into starting his own company from his friend's garage in Cape Town.

Adriaan StrydomAdriaan Strydom

Adriaan Strydom is Managing Director of NMPi South Africa. He joined the executive team at at NMPi parent company, incuBeta Holdings, in December 2005.

Ailsa WingfieldAilsa Wingfield

Ailsa Wingfield currently serves as head of thought leadership across Nielsen's global emerging markets, with responsibility for helping companies 'future-proof' their businesses through strategic foresight, knowledge creation and thought leadership curatorship. Ailsa has extensive experience in Africa working with global and local brands in multiple countries across the consumer goods and telecommunications industry..

Aki KalliatakisAki Kalliatakis

Aki Kalliatakis is the Managing Partner of The Leadership LaunchPad, a business focused on customer loyalty and radical marketing. Contact him on +27 (0)83 379 3466, +27 (0)11 640-3958 or .

Amahle MadlalaAmahle Madlala

Social Media Manager at Elevator Agency.

Amanda StopsAmanda Stops

Amanda Stops is the CEO of South African Council of Shopping Centres..

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.

Anita du ToitAnita du Toit

Anita du Toit is a partner at Franchising Plus..

Annelize van RensburgAnnelize 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..

Anton MoulderAnton Moulder

The managing partner of Urbian, Anton Moulder helped co-found the digital product studio with his partner Gary Willmott, to forge a firm where digital is used to better business, deliver new markets, and unlock new revenue streams. Described by his clients as a “strategic visionary”, Moulder is obsessed with design thinking, disruptive business models, and how technology can make the world a better place for people and business..

Anton van HeerdenAnton van Heerden

Anton Van Heerden is the executive Vice President: Africa & Middle East at Sage..

Antony BourneAntony Bourne

Antony Bourne's responsibilities include acting as the global industry director for industrial manufacturing and high-tech as well as managing the other global industry directors. Antony has over 20 years' experience in the IT industry, including working in the manufacturing sector. Prior to joining IFS in 1997, he held business analyst positions with Ford Motor Company and AlliedSignal.

Bandile NdzisheBandile Ndzishe

CEO & Founder at Bandzishe Group & Bandzishe Foundation | CMO-Level Marketer | LGBTIQ+ Workplace & Business Activist | Marketing Columnist | LGBTIQ+ Diversity & Inclusion Columnist Bandile is a Prolific Growth Driver, a seasoned CMO-Level Marketer, a multi-faceted EXCO and Director Level Marketing Mastermind who delivers a broad range of Strategic Marketing Planning and Marketing Management Services that guarantee measurable results Bandzishe Group is a global Bespoke, Integrated and Strategic Marketing Strategy consultancy Bandzishe Foundation is an African Institute for LGBTIQ+ Workplace, Business & Leadership Inclusions.

Bernard FordBernard Ford

CEO at One Channel.

Bogosi MotshegwaBogosi Motshegwa

Bogosi Motshegwa is a strategic planner at Thinkerneur, a brand strategy consulting firm and is Advisory Council Member at Vega School of Design | Brand | Business. He is a brand consultant who specialises in but is not limited to, brand, digital and communication strategy..

Bonnie RamailaBonnie Ramaila

Bonnie Ramaila is a seasoned communication and marketing expert and professional with over 20 years' experience in the communication, public relations, media liaison, advertising, branding, eventing, marketing, reputation management, business development and stakeholder relations and management in both the private and public sectors..

Boris DzhingarovBoris Dzhingarov

Boris Dzhingarov graduated UNWE with a major in marketing. He is the CEO of ESBO ltd brand mentioning agency.

Bradley ElliottBradley Elliott

Bradley Elliott is the managing director at digital customer experience specialists, Platinum Seed..

Brandon WilliamsBrandon Williams

Director and founder of the Creative Shop Group, including Creative Shop Retail Shopfitting, Blackline Interiors and Creative Kids Beds..

Brendon Bairstow-KlopperBrendon Bairstow-Klopper

Before joining nlighten in 2010, Brendon held a number of customer experience management positions at a variety of local and international organisations. In his career, which spans almost two decades, he has worked closely with leading financial institutions, hotels and retail giants. He has the unique ability to translate his vast insights and understanding into actionable strategy and focused customer experience improvement..

Brendon WilliamsonBrendon Williamson

Brendon Williamson is CSO at DPO PayGate, which processes payments for over 25,000 online merchants in Southern Africa. DPO PayGate (previously PayGate, VCS and PayThru) is a subsidiary of The Pan-African payments Group, Direct Pay Online (DPO)..

Brian BerkmanBrian Berkman

Brian Berkman can be contacted on 083-441-8765 or email ..

Bronwyn WilliamsBronwyn Williams

Strategic marketer and trend analyst with a special talent for seeing the wood for the trees (and the trees in the wood)..

Bruce von MaltitzBruce von Maltitz

Bruce von Maltitz is currently the MD of 1Stream, a cloud-based contact centre technology provider. He has over 20 years experience in the service industry focusing specifically on contact centres for the last twelve years.

Camilla LorCamilla Lor

Camilla Lor is the regional executive at Canal Walk..

Candace van ZylCandace van Zyl

Candace is the marketing manager at QuickEasy Software, a proudly South African software company in Cape Town with a national footprint, focused on simplifying business processes by integrating every aspect of the business cycles into one, easy-to-use system. With a well-known legacy in the printing sector in South Africa, QuickEasy is now effectively offering the same efficiency-improving software to packaging, and to all businesses, in South Africa..

Cari CoetzeeCari Coetzee

Cari Coetzee is a contributor to Bizcommunity Tourism, Agriculture and Lifestyle..

Caroline CurrieCaroline Currie

Caroline Currie is sales and marketing director for The Clarion Group. Clarion Retail is a division of The Clarion Group specializing in offering creative in-store print branding solutions with a cutting edge approach to industry innovations..

Cecil UngererCecil Ungerer

Cecil Ungerer is the Chief Sales Officer at in-store advertising innovators Smart Media..

Chans WeberChans Weber

Chans Weber is the CEO of Leap Clixx, a digital marketing agency. He has 10 plus years of experience in a variety of industries, including marketing, finance and online technology, and is known for his skill in transforming company's visions and goals into tangible revenue..

Chantel BothaChantel Botha

Chantel Botha is a brand and business innovator who focuses on how customers connect with brands. She finds meaning in designing engaging customer experiences that creates value for brands and their patrons..

Charl BassilCharl Bassil

2016's IAB Bookmark Award, Marketer of the year winner, Charl Bassil has been at Pernod Ricard since 2013, after joining the company from SAB Miller. He is widely credited with having created a dynamic marketing environment built on true partnership - fostering a spirit of collaboration by bringing in new agencies and providing new mandates for existing agency partners....

Charlene OlivierCharlene Olivier

As a solutions-driven creative with a passion for collaboration, Charlene is the newly appointed creative director at Grey Johannesburg's shopper division..

Charles MburuguCharles Mburugu

Charles Mburugu is a Kenyan-based content developer and online marketer who is passionate about technology, small business and ecommerce. With over 5 years experience, he is committed to creating quality, relevant and optimized content that will attract traffic to the client's blog or website..

Chris BrewerChris Brewer

Having joined the ad industry in London, Chris Brewer spent most of his career in media analysis and planning - but has performed just about every advertising task from Creative to Research. He's an honorary lifetime member of the Advertising Media Association and regularly advises agencies and clients regarding their media plan costs and strategies. He is also often asked to talk at industry functions. Email: .

Chris DayChris Day

Co-Founder & Managing Director at Moving Tactics SA.

Claire CobbledickClaire Cobbledick

Head of Core Business at Gumtree South Africa.

Claude SchuckClaude Schuck

Claude Schuck is the regional manager for Africa at Veeam..

Claudia RothClaudia Roth

Claudia Roth is the founder of Soul Luxury..

Clive EvansClive Evans

Well versed in leveraging information into insights, opportunities and ideas to help build strong brands. As a master of the brand building discipline, I have both the the experience and people skills to help earn me the position of 'trusted advisor' among both clients and staff. Specialties: Brand and Communication Strategy.

Damon StapletonDamon Stapleton

Damon went to New Zealand to work with his old partner Shane Bradnick and make some secret creative sauce. Before that he was 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.

Daniella ShapiroDaniella Shapiro

Daniella Shapiro is Founder and CEO of DaniellaShapiro.com, a consulting company on the front lines of marketing, social media and branding strategies. Daniella recently launched the Oolala Collection Club, an e-commerce proudly South African, unisex, cutting-edge skincare and lifestyle brand.

Dave NemethDave Nemeth

A leading blue chip international company recently identified Dave as one of the top creative influencers in the country. Dave Nemeth is a qualified designer who has held a variety of senior as well as executive positions with some of the countries leading retail groups, spanning a career of twenty years. Email Dave at , follow @davenemeth on Twitter and connect on Facebook..

David SieffDavid Sieff

David Sieff is the marketing director at Kia Motors South Africa..

Deseré OrrillDeseré Orrill

Deseré Orrill is a co-founder of the Ole! Media Group and is currently the group CMO as well as managing director of MobiMedia, a mobile engagement company within the group, and HoneyKome, the strategic digital consulting arm of OMG. She is intrigued by the way in which digital communication is redefining the relationship between brand and consumer, and how mobile in particular has become the catalyst for changing the traditional marketing monologue into a conversation..

Devan MoonsamyDevan Moonsamy

CEO at The ICHAF Training Institute.

Douglas KrugerDouglas Kruger

Douglas Kruger is a professional speaker and author of 'They're Your Rules, Break Them, Own Your Industry - How to Position Yourself as an Expert,' and 'Relentlessly Relevant - 50 Ways to Innovate.' He helps brands to become the leading names in their industry through innovation and expert positioning. See him in action, or sign up for his free newsletter, at www.douglaskruger.co.za.

Dr Greg ClineDr Greg Cline

Greg Cline joined Investec Import Solutions is 2012 and is currently head of corporate accounts. His responsibilities include managing business operations and CRM for Investec Import Solutions' client base. Prior, Cline was business development director at Intel Corporation where he was responsible for regional enterprise sales, strategy and marketing operations.

Dumisani BenguDumisani Bengu

Dumisani Bengu is Head of Franchising at Absa..

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.

Edward CarbuttEdward Carbutt

Executive Director at Marval Africa.

Efi DahanEfi Dahan

Efi Dahan is PayPal's general manager for Africa, Middle East, Russia and Turkey..

Elizabeth Lee MingElizabeth Lee Ming

Elizabeth Lee Ming is the head of consumer experiences at Pernod Ricard South Africa. She is passionate about digital and CRM and driving thought leadership in consumer-centricity.

Ellen De Matos SilvaEllen De Matos Silva

Ellen is the founder of Digital Blue Ocean and loves finding ways for businesses to grow by using different digital marketing channels. She graduated in Media and Social Communications at Estacio de Sa University, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil and has worked for large international agencies and has a Gold Bookmark award under her belt..

Eric ParkerEric Parker

Eric Parker is a partner at Franchising Plus..

Eugene YigaEugene Yiga

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.

Evan-Lee CourieEvan-Lee Courie

Evan-Lee Courie is Group Editor at Bizcommunity.com..

Frank OuyangFrank Ouyang

Frank Ouyang is the chief manager and co-founder of Panda Paper Roll Company, a POS paper roll supplier and mobile payment solution provider. In addition to his love for paper industry, Frank is also dedicated to helping small business entrepreneurs to run better businesses.

Gabrielle MixonGabrielle Mixon

Fashion Researcher and Trend Analyst at TrendER.

Gaopaleloe MothoagaeGaopaleloe Mothoagae

Gaopaleloe Mothoagae is head of Sustainability and Transformation at Coca-Cola Beverages South Africa. She is a visionary and inspirational leader with more than 12 years' experience in financial management and corporate affairs management..

Gareth GrantGareth Grant

Having joined the advertising industry in 2005, Gareth quickly made a name for himself in the industry. As a newbie he was invited to guest lecturer at the AAA during 2006 and 2008, providing unique insights into his first impressions of the workplace.

Gareth PearsonGareth Pearson

Gareth Pearson, CEO and shareholder of BMi Research (www.bmi.co.za), is a market research specialist with particular focus in the industrial and FMCG markets in various sectors, including the retail market. He serves as a member of the South African Institute of Packaging's Regional Committee and is involved with the South African Packaging Council.

Garth MeierGarth Meier

Garth Meier is the business development manager - retail and consumer industry at Wipro South Africa..

Gavin BlowsGavin Blows

Gavin Blows is MD at Abacus Asset Management..

Gidgette Osborne

Director at GO content Lab.

Gill RandallGill Randall

Joint CEO at SPARK Media.

Graham Du PlessisGraham Du Plessis

Having first started out in the ad tech environment alongside some of the largest local digital publishers, Graham is now the Head of Mobile at South Africa's leading online fashion retailer, Zando, and is able to dive headfirst into the existing and ever-growing space of the mobile environment..

Graham van der MerweGraham van der Merwe

Graham van der Merwe is the Marketing Manager at Outdoorphoto, the largest photographic retailer in South Africa, serving the local market with expert advice and quality service. Visit the friendly, modern outlet in Pretoria or shop online at www.outdoorphoto.co.za..

Grant FlemingGrant Fleming

Grant Fleming has held senior management positions at leading tech, mobile and ecommerce companies. His current role is CEO of Leadify, an automated sales fulfilment channel that helps B2B and B2C brands and businesses turn internal IP into income.

Hadlee SimonsHadlee Simons

Hadlee Simons is an editor at Memeburn. Terrible puns make Hadlee difficult to work with, but he brings almost seven years of tech journalism experience to the table.

Harry van HuyssteenHarry van Huyssteen

Harry van Huyssteen has a diverse background with experience in training, in senior management, strategic business development and management consulting. His experience spans the private and public sectors mainly in education, broadcasting, IT management, health and transport.

Hein KernHein Kern

Hein Kern is territory manager at RSA Southern Africa, the security division of Dell EMC..

Herb van der RaadHerb van der Raad

Herb van der Raad leads consulting services at Cognifide. Over the last 15 years, he has worked with brands across financial services, consumer products, manufacturing, and services industries to help shape and drive the operating model changes to make them more customer-centric.

Ian SteynIan Steyn

Ian is the Product Executive: Customer Engagement at Innervation PAN African Payment Solutions. He has over 15 years experience in the integration and operation of large range Value Added Services and Payments into various tiers and verticals within retail.

Ilse van den BergIlse van den Berg

Ilse is a freelance journalist and editor for hire. From 2017-2018, she was the motoring, ICT, and Logistics editor at Bizcommunity.com, the first-choice B2B news site in Africa.

Ina LopionIna Lopion

Ina Lopion has headed up the asset management division at Vukile Property Fund since 2010. After completing a BSc degree at the University of Stellenbosch, she worked in the insurance industry for six years.

Jackie BurgerJackie Burger

South African style icon Jackie Burger has been involved in the fashion industry for over 25 years, having worked in retail marketing, publishing and television..

Jacqueline van EedenJacqueline van Eeden

Jacqueline is the Business Development Manager: Retail and Consumer Industry at Wipro Limited, Africa..

Jainita KhatriJainita Khatri

I am passionate about customer relationships, and how people and partnerships drive long term sustainable solutions. I enjoy and have delivered several innovative and creative solutions in the South African FMCG industry. Have worked for Procter and Gamble and Coca-cola, before creating Prana Business Consulting..

Jan KühnJan Kühn

Jan Kühn is a director of INOVO, a contact centre business solution provider..

Janine Hollesen

Janine Hollesen is a director at Werksmans Attorneys..

Jannine AdamsJannine Adams

Jannine Adams is the senior marketing manager at Amadeus Southern Africa, with over 20 years' experience in the travel industry. What drives Adams is being able to bring creative, innovative and forward-thinking solutions to the 10 Southern African countries she oversees..

Jeff OsborneJeff Osborne

Jeff Osborne heads up the Gumtree Automotive Team from their office in Johannesburg. Jeff has decades of experience in the motor industry and served as the CEO of the Retail Motor Industry for 13 years.

Jessica EdgsonJessica Edgson

Jessica Edgson decided she was going to be a writer at the age of 12, mainly because it didn't involve any maths....

Jessica TennantJessica Tennant

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

Jill Young SchutteJill Young Schutte

Jill Young Schutte is the founder of EvenMe! a free Online Portal and App aimed at Inspiring and motivating the youth..

Johan WaltersJohan Walters

Johan Walters heads up NMPi Labs. He has over 17 years in the digital marketing space and is also part of the NMPi Digital global consulting team.

John LoosJohn Loos

John Loos is Property Sector Strategist: FNB Commercial Property Finance.

Jonathan RobinsonJonathan Robinson

Jonathan Robinson is the founder of Bean There Coffee Company. He works with African coffee producers across the continent - often having the privilege of visiting them.

Josephine WawiraJosephine Wawira

Josephine Wawira is a consultant in communication and public relations with over six years of progressive writing and broadcast experience. She is currently a writer for Africa's online hotel booking portal, Jumia Travel, focusing in the areas of travel, tourism, and hospitality as it relates to Africa..

Juanita PienaarJuanita Pienaar

Juanita Pienaar is an editorial assistant for the Marketing & Media news portal at Bizcommunity.com and is also a contributing writer..

Juanita VorsterJuanita Vorster

Juanita Vorster connects the dots between the next and the now. Drawing from her knowledge that earned her the designations of Certified Director, Certified Ethics Officer, and Chartered Public Relations Practitioner, Juanita helps organisations build the bridge between disruptive innovation and future success. Her keynote presentation on Disruptology moves away from merely highlighting the technological advances driving disruption to explore how anyone can develop their own solutions to turn their unique challenges into exciting opportunities..

Julia AhlfeldtJulia Ahlfeldt

Julia Ahlfeldt is a Certified Customer Experience Professional (CCXP). She consults to blue-chips and multi-nationals and advises them how to retain relevance and increase profits by transitioning from inwardly focused silos to being dynamic and customer-centric.

Julian ThomasJulian Thomas

Julian Thomas is a Solution Architect and Development Manager, specialising in the delivery of solutions within Data Warehousing, Business Intelligence, Master Data Management and Data Quality Control. He also wears a Strategic hat and is able to assist clients with the creation of business strategies and roadmaps for the implementation of BI Competency Centres and Information Management Solutions respectively..

Justin HawesJustin Hawes

Justin Hawes is managing director of exhibition, events and retail display company, Scan Display. He is actively involved in the industry, having served on the board of the Exhibition & Event Association of Southern Africa (EXSA) and co-founded the Event Greening Forum (EGF), a non-profit organisation aimed at promoting sustainability in the South African events industry.

Justin SmithJustin Smith

Justin Smith is head of the Woolworths Good Business Journey (Sustainability Programme). He is responsible for the strategy, structure and integration across the business to deliver its over 200 targets across transformation, social development, environmental issues and climate change..

Kamogelo MmutlanaKamogelo Mmutlana

Kamogelo Mmutlana, chief executive officer of Barloworld Logistics, is a qualified industrial engineer with 21 years of senior business executive experience in operations and management in varied sectors including logistics, industrial, automotive, food services, hospitality and rail. His track record leading complex, blue chip companies and driving innovation spans high profile businesses including Fedics Food Services, BMW SA and Super Group subsidiary SGE - where he was the divisional CEO of Fleet Africa for nine years prior to joining Barloworld..

Kate StubbsKate Stubbs

With a degree in Business Management, Ms Stubbs joined Barloworld Logistics in 2002, prior to which she worked both locally and internationally. Following five years' experience as general manager marketing at Barloworld Logistics she was promoted to Executive: Marketing and has held that position for the past two years..

Kerry HopeKerry Hope

Business Development Manager at Magic Software South Africa..

Kevin TuckerKevin Tucker

Kevin Tucker is the CEO and founder of PriceCheck..

Kyle RozendoKyle Rozendo

Kyle Rozendo is CTO at SID..

Lauren HartzenbergLauren Hartzenberg

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

Lebogang MokubelaLebogang Mokubela

Chief Executive Officer at Lemok Group (Pty) Ltd.

Lee NaikLee Naik

Lee Naik is the CEO of TransUnion Africa..

Leigh AndrewsLeigh Andrews

Leigh Andrews (@leigh_andrews) is Editor-in-Chief: Marketing & Media at Bizcommunity.com and one of our Lifestyle contributors. She's also on the 2018 Women in Marketing: Africa advisory panel, was an #Inspiring50 nominee, and can be reached at ....

Liesl LodewykLiesl Lodewyk

A skilled marketing specialist with a successful track record of +20 years' experience in the Marketing industry. Extensive exposure to end to end Marketing, Events and Cause Marketing, including, digital marketing, campaign development, brand development, and social media management.

Lindy LeeLindy Lee

Lindy Lee is the sales & service management head: Retail at T-Systems South Africa.

Lisa SteingoldLisa Steingold

Steingold is the Marketing Manager of Facebook Marketing Partner, Popimedia. Lisa takes the insights from having worked as a communications consultant and coach and couples it with her formal experience in the field of marketing and brand engagement to ensure she lives and breathes brand engagement. Her very own personal 'THEORY OF EVERYTHING' is (Authentic Engagement + Business Insight)*Innovation = Mastery®.

Louise HeferLouise Hefer

Louise Hefer has over a decade of media industry experience - currently Media Strategist and CCM (Chief Coffee Maker) at The MediaShop. She is a custodian of knowledge management, laughing, having fun and seeing the glass half full.

Louise MarslandLouise Marsland

Louise Marsland is currently Africa Editor: Bizcommunity.com; a Content Strategist and Trainer; and Trend Curator for Bizcommunity.com and her own TRENDAFRiCA.co.za. She has been writing about the media, marketing and advertising communications industry in South Africa for over 20 years, notably, as the previous Editor of Bizcommunity.com Media & Marketing; Editor-in-Chief AdVantage magazine; Editor Marketing Mix magazine; Editor Progressive Retailing magazine; Editor Business Brief magazine and Editor FMCG Files ezine..

Lunice JohnstonLunice Johnston

Lunice Johnston founded Lunice Johnston Communications in 2016. She decided to take the plunge and own her own reputation management business after gathering more than 25 years' experience working for various public relations and reputation management agencies.

Lynette HundermarkLynette Hundermark

With over 15 years of experience in the tech, digital marketing and mobile solutions space, Hundermark co-founded specialist mobile solutions consultancy Useful & Beautiful. With a passion for developing mobile products that are aligned to business goals, Hundermark's appetite for keeping abreast of the latest industry trends is fast establishing her as an expert tech commentator and opinion leader in South Africa.

Madelain RoscherMadelain Roscher

Described as a Public Relations (PR) doctor by her peers, Madelain Roscher is the Managing Director of PR Worx, a full-service marketing-communications agency, which she established in 2001. With 22 years' in-depth industry experience based on an impressive consulting and corporate career, the firm has achieved remarkable successes under her leadership..

Mandisa MaketaMandisa Maketa

Mandisa Maketa is the general manager for Bolloré Africa Logistics South Africa. She has been working in transport and logistics since 2001, where she kicked off her career with Mediterranean Shipping Company.

Marcus ‘The Maltese Falcon’ BrewsterMarcus ‘The Maltese Falcon’ Brewster

marcusbrewster is a brand synonymous with PR excellence in SA. An industry innovator, leader, and inspiration, Brewster affiliated his multi-award winning boutique firm with larger Level 1 BBBEE marketing/comms agency MediaRevolution for scale in 2016 and went on to launch Marcus Brewster International in Europe the following year.

Mareli SmitMareli Smit

Creative, focused, goal driven, loyal and a team player with a passion for relationship building through targeted communication and networking - with a knack for organising almost anything under the sun!.

Maria Berrios-CarterMaria Berrios-Carter

Maria Berrios-Carter is a freelance copywriter and creative consultant, with over 12 years' experience in the communication industry. She loves the smell of freshly squeezed ideas in the morning, working with people who believe in what they do and finding a Vida Lindt in her pocket.

Mark MahoneyMark Mahoney

Mark Mahoney is Manager eCommerce Services at Aramex South Africa..

Maroefah SmithMaroefah Smith

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

Maryla MasojadaMaryla Masojada

Maryla Masojada is co-founder and MD of Trade Intelligence, South Africa's pre-eminent source of retail business research, analysis and capability building solutions. TI has been providing powerful insight commentary and profiles on the South African consumer goods retail landscape and its players to over 40 of SA's leading multinational and local consumer goods manufacturers, retailers and service providers, since 2004..

Meagan DuckittMeagan Duckitt

Meagan is a fashion designer, stylist, writer and public speaker. She owns a small clothing business called Calista Clothing and enjoys using her knowledge to empower women..

Megan BowmanMegan Bowman

Megan Bowman is a senior consultant at Kantar Consulting, a strategic sales and marketing consultancy. She approaches marketing problems through both and art and science lenses with experience crafted through global marketing at Unilever and quantitative market research at TNS..

Megan HollisMegan Hollis

Megan is the Head of Strategy at Techsys Digital. She is passionate about all things digital, especially social media, eCRM and paid media..

Michael BornheimMichael Bornheim

Michael has a broad knowledge of IT, having worked in the industry for over 35 years and has seen amazing and exciting changes taking place in this time....

Michael ZaharievMichael Zahariev

Michael Zahariev is an entrepreneur who, at the age of 26, has founded and grown three prosperous tech startups based out of Cape Town and Johannesburg. Zahariev possesses a strong work ethic, which is backed by an innate entrepreneurial character.

Michelle NewmanMichelle Newman

Michelle Newman is the Marketing Manager at Kliklok International, now part of Bosch Packaging Technology, based in Bristol, UK. With 30 years of experience in sales and marketing, she has extensive technical knowledge and understanding of design, manufacturing and applications of packaging equipment, predominantly in the food industry.

Mike JonesMike Jones

It all started for Mike at a little agency called MorrisJones&Co. This is where he cut his first teeth, often alone in the strategy department working on clients like Famous Brands, Discovery and Foodcorp.

Mike SharmanMike Sharman

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

Mike WhitfieldMike Whitfield

Mike Whitfield is the MD of Nissan Group of Africa, president of NAAMSA and deputy president of the AAAM..

Molefi MoloantoaMolefi Moloantoa

Molefi Moloantoa is the CEO at Primedia Unlimited Malls..

Monica HallinMonica Hallin

Monica Hallin is CEO of Vindico Group, a listed Swedish specialist in security products, systems and technologies. Ms Hallin has 30 years of experience from management positions in the security and retail industries..

Morné StoltzMorné Stoltz

Morné Stoltz is Head of Business Insurance at MiWay..

Mpumi NhlapoMpumi Nhlapo

Head of Sales and Service Management at T-Systems South Africa..

Mungo ParkMungo Park

President of leading Southern African supply chain and operations management association Sapics. During Park's twenty year career in supply chain he has always considered supply chain efficiency a key contributor to business value.

Nadia HearnNadia Hearn

If you enjoyed this article follow Nadia Hearn, brand authority for South Africa's small business sector, speaker and radio talk show host of #onTheFLIPSIDE on 2oceansvibe Radio - sign-up to follow her blog on www.get-published.co.za, and register for a free copy of her latest book titled: Get Business - your guide on how to identify, engage, get and keep your perfect customer..

Nadir JeevaNadir Jeeva

Nadir Jeeva is CEO of Afri-Corp Properties International, a progressive Southern African commercial real estate and facilities management company based in Port Elizabeth. Jeeva holds 20 years' experience in real estate marketing, brokering and tenant relations.

Nicci BothaNicci Botha

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

Nicholas KitonyiNicholas Kitonyi

I am the CEO and Founder of Netland Media (www.netlandmedia.com). We focus on building brands in the information age across various digital platforms..

Nico GroenewaldNico Groenewald

Head Agribusiness at Standard Bank.

Nicola CooperNicola Cooper

Nicola Cooper is a trend researcher, analyst and cultural strategist at Nicola Cooper & Associates (NC&A)..

Pasqua HeardPasqua Heard

Communications Associate, DGMT.

Paul GerardPaul Gerard

Paul Gerard is the managing director and has been involved in Flanagan & Gerard since 2004. As such, he has developed a wealth of experience under the mentorship of both Pat Flanagan and his father Peter Gerard..

Peter AlkemaPeter Alkema

CIO at FNB Business.

Peter MillerPeter Miller

Peter Miller is the head of Retail at wiGroup, a mobile transactions company creating an interoperable platform for mobile transactions..

Pieter EngelbrechtPieter Engelbrecht

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

Rachel ThompsonRachel Thompson

Rachel Thompson has 16 years of experience in market research, working first for Research International and then moving to GfK South Africa in 2009. She has experience across a wide range of research disciplines and a strong interest in innovation.

Richard DunnRichard Dunn

Richard Dunn is the CEO of Playmakers, which is the 2013, 2014, 2015 & 2016 Discovery Sport Agency of the Year..

Richard MukheibirRichard Mukheibir

Richard Mukheibir is MD at Cash Converters. Mukheibir co-founded Cash Converters and personally opened its initial pilot store at Parow in the Cape..

Rob HeynsRob Heyns

Founder of League of Beers & Steel Cut Spirits. Yuppiechef member.

Rob LithRob Lith

Rob Lith is the director of Connection Telecom. ICT Industry aficionado and internet specialist, he has been involved in the industry for the last 20 years.

Robin FredericksRobin Fredericks

Group Editor at Bizcommunity..

Robin SinghRobin Singh

Robin is a Technical Support Executive with a combined experience of 6 years. He is well acquainted with various Knowledge base tools and is currently associated with ProProfs.

Robyn CookeRobyn Cooke

Robyn Cooke is head of e-commerce at TFG. She has worked as a marketing leader in the technology and internet field for over 20 years for some of the globe's largest companies based out of London.

Roland PeensRoland Peens

Roland Peens is the Director of Wine Cellar - Fine wine merchants..

Romy HonneysettRomy Honneysett

Honney Social is a Social Media Marketing Consultancy for Small Businesses, based in Cape Town. It provides freelance services to various clients.

Ruth CooperRuth Cooper

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

Sally J’Arlette-JoySally J’Arlette-Joy

Sally J'Arlette-Joy is the founder and CEO of Sandwich Baron..

Samantha SnedorfSamantha Snedorf

Snedorf is a qualified journalist and full-time blogger. She is obsessed with gin and is trying to bring light to the enormous number of gins and talented crafters that we have in South Africa.

Sandra BurgerSandra Burger

Sandra Burger is Business Unit Manager at The MediaShop.

Sandra SteenkampSandra Steenkamp

Sandra Steenkamp is mystery shopping and quality assurance manager at BMi Research..

Senzo XuluSenzo Xulu

Lifelong learner and vocational teacher of the power of creativity and the arts..

Shae LeighShae Leigh

Communications Champion/Digital Content Specialist at Red & Yellow Creative School of Business..

Shan RadcliffeShan Radcliffe

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

Sharon Snell

Sharon Snell holds a masters degree in law, and she is the executive head of the South African Board for Sheriffs..

Sid PeimerSid Peimer

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.

Simeon TassevSimeon Tassev

Simeon Tassev is the director of Galix, a reseller of Mimecast Solutions in South Africa.

Simone MusgraveSimone Musgrave

Simone Musgrave is the founder of Musgrave Gin..

Sindy PetersSindy Peters

Sindy Peters (@sindylp) is managing editor at Bizcommunity.com. She can be reached at ..

Stephen MarshalStephen Marshal

Stephen Marshall is a Director of LMG Solutions with extensive experience in marketing and financial services in Meridian, Idaho. My work has been featured and mentioned in a wide range of publication, including Tweak Your Biz, Mobile Business Insights, Social Nomics, Small Biz Club, Energy Central, Dzone, Biz Community, Blog Her and more..

Stephen Timm

Stephen Timm writes on small business in emerging economies through his regular blog Small Business Insight. He is currently a writer and editor for Ventureburn.com..

Sue MorrisSue Morris

Sue Morris is a senior consultant at VBN. She works with top teams in large and medium-sized businesses to improve business performance by defining winning strategies AND enabling cultures.

Sven HammarSven Hammar

Sven Hammar is co-founder and CEO of Apica, a provider of powerful, best-in-class technology for testing, monitoring, and optimizing the performance of cloud and mobile applications. He has decade-long experience and expertise in web performance and web optimization, e-commerce, cloud services, IT entrepreneurship and the Internet.

Sven SchoofSven Schoof

Sven Schoof is the Head of User Experience at online retailer Spree..

Teresa JenkinsTeresa Jenkins

As an experienced international marketer my passion lies in building sustainable brands; from the "idea" to start up, scale up and ulitmately the management of my premier business clients' marketing strategies and results driven Public Relations implementation.I love spending time with family and friends; traveling, especially wildlife and oceans, reading and the adventure of life long learning through the internet of things..

Terry LevinTerry Levin

Founder of multi-disciplinary agency OfftheShelf. Talk to us about case studies of growing legacy African brands for the future.

Tom JacksonTom Jackson

Co-founder @DisruptAfrica. Tech and business journalist in Africa.

Tony Da FonsecaTony Da Fonseca

Tony Da Fonseca is the MD of the OBC Group and chairman of the Franchise Association of South Africa (FASA)..

Tralone KhozaTralone Khoza

Tralone is a writer, marketer, loves anything, marketing, brands and PR related. She has a BA communication degree and holds a post graduate diploma in Marketing (IMM).

Victor de KockVictor de Kock

Head of Strategic Merchants and Acceptance at Mastercard, South Africa.

Wynand SmitWynand Smit

Wynand Smit is CEO at INOVO, a leading contact centre business solutions provider..

Yoray NarainpersadYoray Narainpersad

Yoray Narainpersad is one of SA's most experienced online marketers with over 15 years online marketing experience under his belt. He specializes in SEO, PPC, SEM and lead generation, and has marketed globally in very competitive industries.

Zandile MakhobaZandile Makhoba

Zandile joined JLL in 2015 as head of research. She is responsible for the company's analysis of the real estate market conditions and developing a market outlook to inform strategic decisions by various stakeholders in the industry..