Abigél SheridanAbigél Sheridan

Abigél Sheridan is the founder of Chic Mamas..

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!.

Adrian GoslettAdrian Goslett

Adrian Goslett is CEO and regional director of RE/MAX Southern Africa. He joined RE/MAX Southern Africa in 2005 as a franchise development consultant, supporting various regions and offices.

Ahmore Burger-SmidtAhmore Burger-Smidt

Director at Werksmans Attorneys. Main Practice areas: • Africa • Competition Focus: • Competition Law and Data privacy • Appearances before Competition Commission, Competition Tribunal and Competition Appeal Court • Obtaining approval for mergers and takeovers from the competition authorities • Former Deputy Commissioner of the South African Competition Commission • Named as a recommended lawyer in Competition by Chambers Global (2017 and 2018). Education: • BCom (University of North West) • LLB (University of North West) • MBL (UNISA) Received Old Mutual medal.

Ajay LaluAjay Lalu

Ajay Lalu is is co-founder and director of Consumption Information Real Time (CIRT) and Q-Hop. Ajay is a Certified IoT Professional, Chartered Accountant and serial entrepreneur who has founded several successful companies including the Black Lite Group.

Alan DugganAlan Duggan

Alan Duggan was the founding editor of Popular Mechanics in South Africa and is a former motoring correspondent for the Sunday Times and other publications..

Albert MakoengAlbert Makoeng

Sales Director at TheSalt.

Alex WrightAlex Wright

Co-Founder at Correlate Digital.

Alice TomdioAlice Tomdio

Alice Tomdio is a Cameroonian-American professional and the current chief financial officer of Yellow Card Financial, a leading pan-African crypto currency exchange..

Alison GrovesAlison Groves

Alison Groves is regional director at WSP in Africa. Groves has been involved in the 'green' movement in South Africa since its inception in 2007 and is a Green Star accredited professional..

Alwi SuleimanAlwi Suleiman

Alwi Suleiman has been in marketing since 2006 and has helped several businesses build their marketing strategies..

Amanda ReekieAmanda Reekie

Amanda Reekie is founding director of ovatoyou and imagineNATION Alliance, and has spent the large majority of her 31-year career in retail and working with retailers. The ovatoyou research platform has a panel of 23,000+ respondents in SA and more in Africa.

Amanda RogalyAmanda Rogaly

A seasoned and award winning entrepreneur who is currently the CEO and Founder of the largest and fastest growing parenting platforms in South Africa. Amanda is passionate about empowering parents, leveraging her own parenting journey to educate others and influence purchasing decisions.

Andre CilliersAndre Cilliers

Andre is the Currency Risk Strategist at TreasuryONE. Andre's career in treasury spans more than 30 years.

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 DawsonAndrew Dawson

Andrew Dawson is the Managing Director of MACmobile..

Andrew HiblingAndrew Hibling

Dr Andrew Hibling is the CEO of EDGE Education. Hibling received his MBChB from UCT, and also holds a Master of Philosophy in Inclusive Innovation from UCT's Graduate School of Business..

Andrew van ZylAndrew van Zyl

Andrew van Zyl is managing director at SRK Consulting.

Andrew Wiseman

Associate Director at Kantar Consulting.

Andy du PlessisAndy du Plessis

Andy du Plessis is a food justice activist and has been involved in the development sector for nearly 30 years. He is currently the managing director of FoodForward SA, which he joined in 2013..

Anja van BeekAnja van Beek

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

Anoop HariparsadAnoop Hariparsad

Anoop Hariparsad, offer and channel marketing manager: digital energy at Schneider Electric.

Anton FesterAnton Fester

Anton Fester is managing director at Sedna Industrial IT Solutions..

Anton ResselAnton Ressel

Anton Ressel is an experienced business development consultant, mentor and SME specialist. He is the Senior consultant at ED and CSI specialist agency Fetola (www.fetola.co.za ), a winning mentor on the SAB Kickstart Entrepreneur Competition, and a published author across multiple publications.

Antonio PetraAntonio Petra

Antonio Petra is GE of Strategy & Innovation at FCB Joburg, he has been in the digital and marketing environment for over 25 years, and is a specialist in strategy, marketing, analytics, and measurement. He is recognized as an industry expert both locally and internationally in this field..

Ashleigh BurtonAshleigh Burton

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

Ashleigh ButterworthAshleigh Butterworth

Ashleigh Butterworth is a content marketing specialist at Finch Technologies..

Ashlin PerumallAshlin Perumall

Ashlin Perumall is a Partner in Baker McKenzie's Corporate and M&A Practice Group in Johannesburg. He has acted for local and multinational companies in a wide range of corporate matters.

Avsharn BachooAvsharn Bachoo

Avsharn Bachoo is the group technology director for Afrocentric group, South Africa's largest health administration and medical risk management solutions provider. He is a computer scientist and tech strategist with a unique blend of world-class scientific experience and deep technical expertise in digital transformation, software architecture, data analytics, cloud computing and DevOps..

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..

Banele RewoBanele Rewo

Banele Rewo - Media Entrepreneur, Business Author, and Content Creator focusing on youth entrepreneurship, content marketing and youth mental health in the digital era. Founder of We Are Coming For Everything a group media companies and platforms providing content and digital marketing solutions. For content and all relevant links linktr.ee/Rewo az.oc.gnihtyreverofgnimoceraew@elenab, Twitter @BaneleRewo.

Baxolise Mfidi

I studied PR at Boston Media House. In my third year I interned at Viacom as their MTV & MTV Base Digital Intern, after which I was promoted to Digital Coordinator for Nickelodeon.

Ben HarrisBen Harris

I am a hard working individual who enjoys a good challenge. My excellent communication skills have contributed to my leadership qualities and people skills..

Bennet OtooBennet Otoo

Bennet Otoo is the PR & Communications Manager and Jumia Ghana..

Bertina EngelbrechtBertina Engelbrecht

Bertina Engelbrecht has been chief executive officer at Clicks Group since January 2022. She joined the group as group human resources director in March 2006 and her responsibilities expanded in December 2020 to include strategic stakeholder engagement.

Bianca BrinkBianca Brink

Experienced corporate professional with strong leadership and relationship-building skills, and extensive business experience. Exceptional decision-maker and planner with excellent written, verbal and interpersonal communication skills.

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.

Bongani DladlaBongani Dladla

Bongani Dladla is the CEO of the Construction Industry Development Board..

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.

Brendan HoffmannBrendan Hoffmann

Executive Creative Director at Joe Public Cape Town.

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..

Brendon WilliamsonBrendon Williamson

Brendon Williamson is the Managing Director at PayFast and PayGate. A veteran of the payments and e-commerce industry, Williamson has over 20 years' experience in sales, marketing, and online fraud management - with a background in online gaming and e-commerce transaction management.

Brent HaumannBrent Haumann

Brent Haumann is the Managing Director at Tilte..

Brett LindsayBrett Lindsay

Brett Lindsay is a Digital Philosopher and Consultant at Big Brave Digital - a Digital Solutions company focused on delivering strategies and advice around engaging content, information gathering and reporting, lead generation through social media, the web, mobile devices and touch screen interaction..

Brett van AsweganBrett van Aswegan

Brett van Aswegen is an experienced executive with more than 25 years involvement in the African retail credit and financial services industries. He joined Wonga as chief executive officer in 2015 as part of a strategic turnaround of the business and led a management buyout of the company in 2019.

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, 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.

Brian SmithBrian Smith

Brian Smith is a technical consultant at Datacentrix, a hybrid IT systems integrator and managed services provider..

Candy DempersCandy Dempers

Candy Dempers has loved all things media for twenty-three years. A sales and marketing specialist, her first love was radio and bringing brands and platforms together..

Carey van VlaanderenCarey van Vlaanderen

Carey van Vlaanderen is CEO of ESET Southern Africa. ESET is a global provider of security software for enterprises and consumers and is dedicated to delivering instant, comprehensive protection against evolving computer security threats..

Carli Gey van PittiusCarli Gey van Pittius

Head of Digital Media at +OneX.

Carmen LermCarmen Lerm

My passion for design excellence ensures bottom line results for my long-standing national and international clients. (www.fusiondesign.co.za) "The single biggest problem in communication is the illusion that it has taken place." George Bernard Shaw.

Carmen MurrayCarmen Murray

Carmen Murray is one of the most influential modern marketers in South Africa. Her strong background in content, digital, mobile, innovation, and data analytics allows her to identify emerging trends and conceptualise disruptive communication strategies deployed with precision.

Caroline NelsonCaroline Nelson

Caroline Nelson is the CEO and Country Manager for H&M South Africa, responsible for overall strategy, sales, people, operations, sustainability and expansion of the South African organisation. Nelson has worked with the H&M Group across varying roles in the United States while also supporting expansion into Central and South America and New Zealand.

Caryn Pillar

People Officer at Incubeta Holdings (Pty) Ltd.

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 DuffCathy Duff

Cathy Duff is a director of responsible business consultancy Trialogue. She has more than 20 years' experience in responsible business, sustainability, social investment, and philanthropy research and advice..

Celeste SirinCeleste Sirin

Celeste Sirin is an employer branding specialist, speaker, facilitator and founder of Employer Branding Africa 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..

Cesar VacchianoCesar Vacchiano

President & CEO at SCOPEN.

César VacchianoCésar Vacchiano

Vacchiano graduated from Madrid Complutense University in Economics and Tourism. After participating in several seminars in Business Administration and Management in USA (UCLA and YALE) he started working as a consultant....

Chelsea Du PlessisChelsea Du Plessis

Social Media Manager at Vuma.

Cheryl ReddyCheryl Reddy

Cheryl Reddy is the managing partner and Africa lead at Eclipse Communications. As a highly respected and recognised communications leader in the industry, she spearheads the Corporate Centre of Excellence business unit, leads new business and strategy for all clients and runs the agency's Africa Hub..

Chola Makgamathe

The Southern African Music Rights Organisation NPC (SAMRO) General Manager Legal Services and Chairperson at the Copyright Coalition of South Africa.

Chris BlairChris Blair

Chris Blair, Chief Executive Officer of 21st Century Pay Solutions Group (Pty) Ltd, has consulted to over 500 organisations - both in Southern Africa and internationally. Chris holds a BSC Chem.

Chris de Beer

Photojournalist.

Chris de BruynChris de Bruyn

Chris is the operations director at Gabsten Technologies..

Chris JordanChris Jordan

Chris Christou Jordan is a multifaceted South African Author and Radio Industry Specialist..

Christele ChokossaChristele Chokossa

Christele Chokossa joined Euromonitor as a research associate in July 2016. She is currently a consultant and focuses on Western European and African channels' distribution and digital consumer services.

Christopher BallChristopher Ball

Christopher is co-founder of Finch Technologies..

Ciarán McKiverganCiarán McKivergan

CEO and founding partner at 8909 Digital, a MetropolitanRepublic Group company..

Claudia SmithClaudia Smith

Claudia Smith has an impressive consulting career and her fair share of industry stories to tell. And she does exactly that - tell brand stories, backed by strategy and high-level consulting - all focussed on impact.

Colin TimmisColin Timmis

General Country Manager at Xero SA.

Craig ChidrawiCraig Chidrawi

Craig Chidrawi is head of retirement at employee benefits advisory firm NMG Benefits. This includes retirement-fund consulting, and actuarial-, investment consulting- and administration services in South Africa.

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..

Dale HeferDale Hefer

Dale Hefer is CEO of the IMC (Integrated Marketing Council) which incorporates, Africa's foremost integrated marketing conference, the Nedbank IMC..

Dalya KetzDalya Ketz

Dalya Ketz is the Managing Director at Gcubed Boutique Recruitment. Dalya is the 'leader' of our Gcubed pack, and what a pack it is - a highly qualified and efficient team of experienced talent acquisition specialists.

Dan MoyaneDan Moyane

My 4 decades of media and communication experience have aided me to offer in-depth training through AceCube PR to spokespeople, company executives and senior managers so that they are able to recognise and optimise opportunities for digital media interaction..

Dan ThorntonDan Thornton

Dan Thornton, CEO and co-founder of GoldPhish Cyber Security Training, is a former Royal Marine Commandos Officer. During his seven years of service, he was deployed all over the world including multiple operational deployments leading teams in both Iraq and Afghanistan.

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.

Daniel DercksenDaniel Dercksen

Daniel Dercksen has been a contributor for Lifestyle since 2012. As the driving force behind the successful independent training initiative The Writing Studio and a published film and theatre journalist of 40 years, teaching workshops in creative writing, playwriting and screenwriting throughout South Africa and internationally the past 22 years.

Daniel OrelowitzDaniel Orelowitz

Daniel completed his BCom Marketing Degree through Unisa while volunteering in various Youth Movements in Cape Town. In 2008 Daniel moved back to Johannesburg where was appointed as Executive Director of two Non-Profits.

Darryl BernsteinDarryl Bernstein

Darryl Bernstein is a partner and head of Baker McKenzie's Dispute Resolution Practice Group in Johannesburg. His practice focuses on the resolution of a wide range of commercial disputes, advising on various compliance risks and running local and multijurisdictional investigations..

Debbie HathwayDebbie Hathway

Debbie Hathway is an award-winning writer, with a special interest in luxury lifestyle (watches, jewellery, travel) and the arts..

Denys HobsonDenys Hobson

Denys Hobson is the Head of Logistics at Investec for Business and is responsible for Investec's international and local logistics procurement functions - consulting with clients on global trade trends and logistics and supply chain matters..

Desigan ChettyDesigan Chetty

Desigan Chetty is chief operations officer of Property Point and executive director of Entrepreneurship to the Point. He is an economic transformation strategist who has over 15 years of experience with a focus on economic inclusion, empowerment financing, enterprise and supplier development (ESD), transformation and BBBEE..

Diana MiguelDiana Miguel

Telecoms analyst at DataEQ.

Dori-Jo BonnerDori-Jo Bonner

Digital Engagement Strategist at Tilte.

Dr Andrew GoldingDr Andrew Golding

Dr Andrew Golding, chief executive of the Pam Golding Property group, was originally in private practice as a General Practitioner on the Atlantic Seaboard from 1991 to 1996, after which he joined the family business as MD in 1996, followed by his present position..

Dr Carla EnslinDr Carla Enslin

Dr Carla Enslin is head of postgraduate studies & research at The Independent Institute of Education's Vega School. Carla's interest and experience in brand building includes the design and implementation of brand identity systems and brand alignment strategies.

Dumisani MoyoDumisani Moyo

Dumisani Moyo is SAP Africa's marketing director..

Dustin ChickDustin Chick

Dustin is Managing Partner of Razor, the PR, reputation and culture and communications agency in the M&C Saatchi Group. Dustin is recognised as one of the top reputation managers and communicators in Europe, Africa and the Middle East - having being named by the Holmes Report / PROvoke Media as one of its top 25 innovators in public relations across Europe, the Middle East and Africa in 2019..

Earle HolmesEarle Holmes

PR & Communications at AFDA /Alumni / Festivals.

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.

Enver DuminyEnver Duminy

Enver Duminy is the CEO at Cape Town Tourism.

Ernest NorthErnest North

Ernest North, one of the co-founders of Naked, is a fully qualified short-term insurance actuary with more than 15 years' experience working for leading insurance companies in South Africa and abroad. In 2016 he joined forces with two fellow actuaries to start building Naked..

Esti KilianEsti Kilian

Esti Kilian is head of business development and marketing at Itec South Africa. She is a seasoned senior marketing executive, leader and strategist, with expertise in B2B, Channel and B2C marketing..

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

Press Office Assistant.

Firdous Osman

Firdous Osman believes the secret in building a successful agency lays in developing and growing its people and bringing diversity into the workplace. Her work experience spans across multi-cultural brands and categories globally, regionally and locally, in both the private and public sectors.

Francis MayebeFrancis Mayebe

Candidate Attorney at Baker McKenzie - overseen by Virusha Subban, Partner and Head of Tax..

Francois JoosteFrancois Jooste

Digital campaign manager at +OneX.

Fred RazakFred Razak

Chief Trading Strategist at CMTrading. Prior to entering Wall Street, Razak studied at Baruch College - City University of New York majoring in Finance and minoring in International Business.

Frederik ZietsmanFrederik Zietsman

Frederik Zietsman is CEO of Takealot.com, having been with the company since 2015. Working his way up from a Profitability Analyst, he took on the role of Head of Marketplace (the company's online platform that supports SMEs and provides a direct-to-consumer way to market and sell products), followed by growing his portfolio as Head of Retail and Marketplace. He moved into the CEO role in March 2021, driving the business alongside Takealot Group CEO Mamongae Mahlare..

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..

Gary AllemannGary Allemann

MD of Master Data Management He is passionate about Information Communication Technology (ICT) and more specifically data quality, data management and data governance..

Gary ScottGary Scott

Gary Scott is the CEO of Kia South Africa, and the Vice President: Retailing OEMs, of naamsa, the automotive business council..

Gavin KellyGavin Kelly

Gavin Kelly is CEO of the Road Freight Association..

Ged NooyGed Nooy

Ged Nooy is MD at NielsenIQ South Africa. He has extensive experience in the consumer goods industry both internationally and locally.

Georginah Machiridza

Executive head Content Strategy & 3rd Party Channels at MultiChoice Group.

Gerhard FourieGerhard Fourie

Gerhard Fourie is a South African who is on a five-year working stint in Japan as the senior manager for brand and communication for global overseas markets at Nissan Motor Company. Fourie’s responsibilities cover markets across South America, Africa, the Middle East and Asia.

Gerhard SwartGerhard Swart

Gerhard Swart is the Chief Technology Officer of Performanta, a cybersecurity provider based in South Africa, Israel and the United Kingdom. Previously Performanta's Head of Sales Engineering and Senior Security Engineer at Dimension Data, Swart is highly qualified across numerous cybersecurity areas and business credentials, and is a Manchester Business School alumni..

Gillian RightfordGillian Rightford

Gillian's CV is a mix of marketing, strategy, advertising, and leadership. She obtained a Business Science (Honours) degree in Marketing from UCT, worked in marketing strategy consulting, then headed into the creative world, doing account management and strategy for below and above the line agencies, before becoming co-founder and managing director of Hercules/DMB&B, and then group managing director of Lowe Bull....

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..

Godfrey MaremaGodfrey Marema

Godfrey Marema is plant manager and managing director for Eaton South Africa. In this role, he is responsible for managing and working with the team to meet and exceed operational results to grow the business, coordinate local leadership efforts and drive stakeholder engagement, improve profitability - mainly in sub-Saharan Africa, and ensure Eaton meets all legislative compliance..

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.

Greg GathererGreg Gatherer

Greg is Head of Strategic Accounts for Africa at Striata SA. His career in Operations Management within various industrial sectors has given him strong technical and operational experience..

Greg MaruszewskiGreg Maruszewski

Over the past 20 years at Volvo, Maruszewski challenged conventions and managed to pave a journey for Volvo to showcase its innovation. He is a man of vision who is always looking for ways to move with times and that fits well with what Volvo stands for..

Greg WalshGreg Walsh

CEO at G&G Productions.

Gugulethu KhojaneGugulethu Khojane

Senior Strategist at Wunderman Thompson.

Guy StehlikGuy Stehlik

Guy Stehlik is the CEO and founder of BON Hotels and Director of BON Hotels International West Africa. Having vast experience in all aspects of Hotel Management as well as having owned his own hotels, Guy created BON Hotels as an "owner-staff-community-guest" centric company to herald in and define an exciting new era in hotel management..

Hariprasad ViswanathanHariprasad Viswanathan

Viswanathan is the Head of Sub-Saharan Africa and leads all business operations for VFS Global in this region. In this role, he is responsible for driving strategy, new business development and client relationships..

Hayley Ivins-DownesHayley Ivins-Downes

As head of digital at Lightstone, Hayley's core focus is creating a customer-centric digital experience. She leads her team with fervour, harnessing over two and a half decades of experience to find bespoke solutions that address Lightstone's clients' precise needs..

Heinrich SwanepoelHeinrich Swanepoel

Heinrich Swanepoel is the business development manager at Payspace.

Heloise MgcinaHeloise Mgcina

Heloise Mgcina is the head of marketing and communications for Liberty Two Degrees. With over 20 years of experience, she has worked in various industries, including telecom, professional services, banking, and property.

Herbert Seabelo ThelediHerbert Seabelo Theledi

Herbert Seabelo Theledi is the founder and managing director of Nthoese Developments. He holds a Bcom Degree in Accounting and Economics from the University of the North.

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 SaundersHoward Saunders

Howard Saunders, aka the Retail Futurist, is a writer and speaker whose job it is to see beyond retail's currently choppy waters. Howard spent 25 years at some of London's most renowned retail design agencies where he created concepts and strategies for dozens of British high street brands.

Ian McLarenIan McLaren

A motoring journalist for more than 20-years, Ian McLaren is keeping a keen eye on the advent of electric-mobility in South Africa.

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.

Imran SalieImran Salie

Bizcommnity Editor: IT, Automotive, Entrepreneurship. Imran loves all things technical and has a passion for the world of motoring. He keeps a close eye on the tech industry and has recently become infatuated with the entrepreneurship space in South Africa..

Izak van der WaltIzak van der Walt

Head of sponsorship at HaveYouHeard Group.

Jackie CarrollJackie Carroll

Jackie Carroll is the CEO and co-founder of Media Works, South Africa's leading provider of adult education and training for over 21 years..

Jaco NelJaco Nel

Jaco Nel is chief technology officer at Deimos. In this role, Nel is responsible for overseeing the development and cross-functional delivery of Deimos' software portfolio for Deimos and its clients, providing technical guidance and leadership to engineering teams and top management, implementing best practice engineering methods, and examining new trends and technologies..

Jacques BurgerJacques Burger

CEO at M&C Saatchi Abel Gauteng.

Jacques du BruynJacques du Bruyn

Jacques Du Bruyn is the Managing Director of Flume, a full-service Digital & PR Marketing Agency based in Johannesburg and Cape Town. He is a UJ and Vega School graduate with an honours degree in Brand Strategy..

Jacques Du BruynJacques Du Bruyn

Cofounder and Managing Director at Flume Digital Marketing.

Jacques van WykJacques van Wyk

Jacques van Wyk is a director in Labour and Employment Law at Werksmans Attorneys. He was named as a recommended lawyer in Labour & Employment by the Legal500 (2010-2012), and co-authored 'Labour Law in Action - A Handbook on the new Labour Relations Act - 1997' with Frances Anderson.

James BayhackJames Bayhack

Director for sub-Saharan Africa at CM.com.

James McNabJames McNab

James McNab leads marketing for the Europe, Middle East, and Africa (EMEA) region at Mimecast. Responsible for EMEA marketing strategy, James leads a high-performing regional team that develops impactful marketing programs to engage with prospects, customers, and partners across the region to inspire and inform them about how Mimecast can enable them to work protected..

Janet Berger

Creative Strategist at Flow Communications.

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..

Jeff RyanJeff Ryan

Jeff Ryan is the MD for AWCape, a Sage Business Partner and has over 20 years of experience. He has extensive strategy and technology consulting, project management and business development experience in multiple industries.

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.

Jeremy MaggsJeremy Maggs

Jeremy Maggs is one of South Africa's most trusted journalists. He cut his teeth during the apartheid era, working at a variety of independent media organisations.

Jerusha RaathJerusha Raath

Jerusha Raath leverages a decade's experience as a journalist and editor in her role as head of Adspace Studio..

JG BezuidenhoutJG Bezuidenhout

JG Bezuidenhout is a founding partner of the South African subsidiary of Offernet.net, the data technology company housed in London, United Kingdom. Although based in Cape Town, JG is the global head of Offernet's advisory and innovation hub and, as such, is responsible for the monitoring and implementation of cutting-edge solutions, particularly within the digital marketing environment..

Joanne SolomonJoanne Solomon

Joanne Solomon is the chief executive officer of the SA Reit Association. She holds a B Economics and is a seasoned marketer with 24 years of experience, including working in one of the largest financial institutions in South Africa.

Joe HammanJoe Hamman

Founder & Director at Novus Group.

Johan BotesJohan Botes

Johan Botes is Head of the Employment Practice for Baker McKenzie in Johannesburg. He has a Master's Degree in Labour Law, and regularly appears in the CCMA, Bargaining Councils, Labour Court and High Court.

Johan WaltersJohan Walters

Johan is a Digital Marketing Professional & AR Marketing Expert, helping brands on their transformation towards digital marketing maturity..

Johan WaltersJohan Walters

With over 22 years experience in digital marketing and eight years experience in AR, Johan Walters enables brands and agencies to adopt AR into their marketing mix..

Johanna McDowellJohanna McDowell

MD of the Independent Agency Search and Selection Company (IAS), and partner in Scopen Africa, with a background that includes being on both the agency and the client side of the fence, Johanna McDowell is well-placed to offer commentary on marketing and advertising in the South African and international contexts. She built her career in marketing and advertising since 1974, holding directorship in both SA and British advertising agencies.

Johannes MasitengJohannes Masiteng

Editor: CSI & Sustainability at Bizcommunity..

John LoosJohn Loos

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

John Mc LoughlinJohn Mc Loughlin

John Mc Loughlin is a visionary entrepreneur that has been involved in the setup and management of a number of start-up businesses. For the past seven years, he has been working towards changing the security landscape for SMEs in South Africa through his company, J2 Software, which provides solutions around reducing risk and improving compliance. John is an industry specialist and thought leader in the security space, and his particular areas of expertise lie in planning and strategising..

John WatlingJohn Watling

John Watling leads seven of Accenture's businesses in Africa. These businesses are retail, consumer goods, telco, media, banking, insurance and industrial.

Jon SavageJon Savage

Head of Content & Production at InBroadcasting.

Jonathan AyacheJonathan Ayache

Jonathan Ayache holds a Business Science and Honours in Finance and Economics degree from UCT..

Jonathan CherryJonathan Cherry

Jonathan Cherry is a futurist and business strategist who works with organisations to design better strategies that effectively create a significant competitive advantage. Over the past 20 years he's worked with retailers such as Yuppiechef, Woolworths and Kitchen Warehouse (Australia), has an MPhil Futures Studies from Stellenbosch University and is a member of the Association of Professional Futurists. ..

Joon ChongJoon Chong

Joon Chong is a partner in the Tax Practice at Webber Wentzel..

Joseph NeusuJoseph Neusu

Joseph Neusu is the founder and CEO of Sales Qualified Leads Inc, Africa's leading digital agency specialising in WhatsApp Business API marketing and conversational marketing in the Programmatic and DOOH spaces. Joseph is a top conference speaker, thought leader and trainer..

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.

Judith MiddletonJudith Middleton

Judith Middleton is the CEO of DUO Marketing and Communications.

Judith Mugeni

Judith Mugeni is the co-founder, chief strategist and managing partner of Ganizani Consulting Services, a strategic marketing and tech firm. Her passion lies in the integration of all marketing activities.

Juliet Gillies

Freelance Writer and Editor at Write Skills, Juliet edits for corporates, government entities, authors, publishers, researchers, academics and scholars, and writes articles, textbook content, training manuals and poetry..

Justin BeswickJustin Beswick

Justin Beswick is a Marketing Management graduate & Strategic Communications Honours student at Vega. Justin has junior experience working in the advertising, marketing and media sectors.

Karabo LedwabaKarabo Ledwaba

Karabo Ledwaba is a Marketing and Media Editor at Bizcommunity and award-winning journalist. Before joining the publication she worked at Sowetan as a content producer and reporter.

Karen NadasenKaren Nadasen

Karen Nadasen is the CEO of PayU South Africa and the Chair of the Ecommerce Forum of South Africa..

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.

Kate MollettKate Mollett

Kate Mollett is senior regional director at Commvault, Africa South and East..

Katja HamiltonKatja Hamilton

Katja is the Finance and Health Editor at Bizcommunity..

Katlego MashishiKatlego Mashishi

Managing Director at Idea Engineers.

Kaushik RamaiyaKaushik Ramaiya

Kaushik Ramaiya is Honorary General Secretary of Tanzania Diabetes Association which works with Ministry of Health (Tanzania) in implementing National NCD programme which has been funded by World Diabetes Foundation (WDF) and Novo Nordisk Foundation..

Kay CheytanovKay Cheytanov

Kay Cheytanov is CEO and Founder at 3RC.

Keke MahlelebeKeke Mahlelebe

Partner: Head of Strategy at M&C Saatchi Abel.

Kerry HayesKerry Hayes

Kerry Hayes is a senior account manager at Irvine Partners. She used to be the Editor of Tourism Update, a tourism news publication reporting on tourism-related news across southern and East Africa.

Kerry MorrisKerry Morris

Kerry Morris is the CEO of South Africa's award-winning recruitment and labour services agency, Tower Group. A recognised leader of trade and industry, spanning a career of 20 years, Kerry's extensive experience in human capital engagement sets her apart as one of South Africa's leading front runners for key-quality human resources, and an advocate for empowering women in business..

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....

Khanya SijajiKhanya Sijaji

Khanya Sijaji is the executive creative director at 8909 Digital.

Kirsty BissetKirsty Bisset

Kirsty Bisset is managing director of HaveYouHeard's Durban agency, and actively involved in growing the group's business locally and internationally..

Kirsty BissetKirsty Bisset

Kirsty joined HaveYouHeard in February 2021 and, while her title links her to the Durban agency, she is actively involved in growing the group's business worldwide (it currently has offices in Cape Town, Durban, Johannesburg and London) and working alongside the teams working on its global client base..

Koos BenadieKoos Benadie

Koos is an experienced Corporate and Commercial Law practitioner with law firm, Barnard. He specialises in company law, law of insolvency, business rescue, restructure and other corporate legal matters from inception to conclusion, including any litigation, which may arise in respect of those matters.

Lana HindmarchLana Hindmarch

A facilitator and leadership development & wellbeing specialist, Lana founded BREATHE, a company on a mission to disrupt traditional wellness and make employee wellbeing a strategic imperative so that workplaces in South Africa can thrive and grow..

Lance Branquinho

Senior writer, photographer, social media manager with a decade of industry experience in automotive content..

Lara Du PlessisLara Du Plessis

Head of Partnerships at FundingHub.

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..

Lebo LekomaLebo Lekoma

Head of Client Services at Sea Monster.

Lebo MadibaLebo Madiba

PR Powerhouse is full service public relations consultancy with specialist practice areas in healthcare, financial services, manufacturing, public affairs and hospitality..

Leslie AdamsLeslie Adams

Leslie Adams is the sales director at Reach Africa.

Liam ConnorsLiam Connors

Liam Connors is Client Director, Digital Logistics at BT..

Lianie MinnyLianie Minny

Lianie Minny is the managing director of ID (Internal Developers). Minny has a master's degree in interior architecture and over 15 years of experience in corporate, hospitality, and retail interior design combined with an extensive knowledge of corporate real estate..

Lillian BarnardLillian Barnard

Lillian Barnard was appointed as the CEO of Microsoft South Africa in 2019. She joined Microsoft in 2017 as the public sector director for South Africa, a role she held for almost two years.

Linah MaiguriraLinah Maigurira

Sales Leader at Google.

Linda SaundersLinda Saunders

head of Solution Engineering, Salesforce South Africa.

Lloyd MaduraiLloyd Madurai

Managing Director at Hot 102.7FM.

Louise SchoonwinkelLouise Schoonwinkel

Managing Director at Optimi Home.

Louise WoodburnLouise Woodburn

Louise Woodburn is the General Manager of KBC Risk Solutions, a division of KBC Health & Safety..

Loyiso TwalaLoyiso Twala

From being one of the top 30 executive creative directors in Africa and the Middle East at Loeries 2020, Loyiso Twala is now the chief creative officer of McCann Joburg, which are locally part of the Nahana Group and globally part of McCann Worldgroup.

Lucilla BooyzenLucilla Booyzen

Lucilla Booyzen is the CEO at SA Fashion Week..

Lullu KrugelLullu Krugel

Lullu Krugel is a partner at PwC's Strategy& and the firm's leader for environmental, social and governance (ESG) initiatives across Africa. She leads a team of economic, environmental and energy experts who engage with private clients and the public sector around socioeconomic development, environmental sustainability and energy solutions..

Luthando MkumatelaLuthando Mkumatela

Luthando Mkumatela is currently serving as a Councilor of the Independent Communications Authority of South Africa (ICASA). He has previously served at the Department of International Affairs of the ANC in Lusaka as the Senior Legal Resource..

Lyndsay Webster-RozonLyndsay Webster-Rozon

Marketing Director at Virgin Active South Africa.

Lyndy van den BarselaarLyndy van den Barselaar

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

Madelain RoscherMadelain Roscher

Described as a Public Relations (PR) guru by her peers, Madelain Roscher is the CEO 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..

Maijaliina Hansen-ChippsMaijaliina Hansen-Chipps

Maijaliina Hansen-Chipps is the Marketing Category Lead for RTDs at Distell, managing growth and performance of a brand portfolio including Savanna, Extreme and Bernini. Her focus is on long-term portfolio marketing and innovation strategies, and developing brands with purpose and distinct USPs, by understanding the core needs of consumers and their communities.

Marcelle Pienaar

group marketing manager at Eskort.

Marie YossavaMarie Yossava

Marie Yossava, founder and owner of Grapevine Communications, embarked on a PR/communications career more than two decades ago. In the past twenty years she has built a solid media relations consultancy, which focuses exclusively on media relations..

Mariëtte FrazerMariëtte Frazer

Mariëtte Frazer is a Lecturer: Marketing & Retail at the Department of Marketing Management at the University of Johannesburg (UJ)..

Mark BerringtonMark Berrington

Mark Berrington is head of strategy and insight at Hollard Life Solutions. He is responsible for shifting the strategic execution culture in the newly formed business..

Mark-Anthony GoncalvesMark-Anthony Goncalves

Paid Media Specialist at ByDesign Communications.

Martin MyersMartin Myers

Co-owner at Triple M Entertainment, founder Music Exchange, manager Sipho Hotstix Mabuse.

Matone DitlhakeMatone Ditlhake

CEO at Corridor Africa.

Matseleng MogodiMatseleng Mogodi

Matseleng Mogodi, founder and principal, Snooks Estates.

Matthew CampbellMatthew Campbell

Head of SME and FTTH at Seacom.

Michael BowrenMichael Bowren

Michael Bowren, co-founder of Finch Technologies. Finch Technologies is a South African-based fintech startup that builds financial technology solutions for service providers that need to originate, onboard and enrich their databases and technology stacks.

Michael GullanMichael Gullan

Michael Gullan is the founder and CEO of G&G Advocacy. Michael provides strategic consulting to G&G Advocacy's clients at a senior level.

Michael HanlyMichael Hanly

Michael Hanly is the Managing Director of New Leaf Technologies. Michael has been in the e-learning industry for almost 10 years and has overseen many projects in the corporate training space, working on a multitude of well-known brands such as Bidvest, Nando's, Allan Gray, Nissan, and the Emirates National Oil Company..

Michael SmollanMichael Smollan

Mike Smollan is Chief Growth and Innovation Officer at Smollan..

Michelle Cave

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 BarnwellMike Barnwell

Executive Creative Director at FCB Cape Town.

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..

Mitchan AdamsMitchan Adams

Adams founded - and funded - local venture builder and business incubator Aions Creative Technology earlier this year with two major goals: to incubate and scale local startups to become scalable, sustainable businesses, and help corporate South Africa be better at B-BBEE in the process. By doing this, he believes the country can build the sustainable jobs it desperately needs to ease its crippling unemployment numbers..

MJ SchoemakerMJ Schoemaker

MJ Schoemaker is the president of Sapics (The Professional Body for Supply Chain Management), a non-profit organisation founded in 1966 to elevate, educate and empower the community of supply chain professionals across Africa..

Morag EvansMorag Evans

Morag Evans is CEO of Databuild..

Mpume NgobeseMpume Ngobese

Mpume joined the Joe Public team in 2013 as Business Unit Director, spearheading a portfolio that included the development of brand strategy and ATL campaigns for some of South Africa's most iconic brands such as Nedbank, CCI's Brothers for Life, Zazi, British American Tobacco, South African Breweries' corporate brand, Brutal Fruit, Redd's and Castle Milk Stout..

Mzi DeliweMzi Deliwe

Mzi Deliwe is the Deputy CEO at Provantage Media Group.

Nadia CoetzerNadia Coetzer

Nadia Coetzer is the head of support at PaySpace.

Nadia RawjeeNadia Rawjee

Nadia Rawjee is the Managing Director at Uzenzele Holdings. Nadia Rawjee has experience in industries ranging from FMCG to manufacturing and mining because of family interest and her involvement in an influential African network called Intra Business Network.

Naresh MaharajNaresh Maharaj

Naresh Maharaj is a petrol head who loves cars and writing about them. He is also a Member of the SA Guild of Motoring Journalists.

Natalie BothaNatalie Botha

Natalie Botha is Director of Creative Development at Kantar. Find her on LinkedIn and Twitter..

Natashia BarnabasNatashia Barnabas

Natashia Barnabas, LLB (Wits) - Industrial Relations (IR) Manager, at Workforce Staffing As an admitted attorney of the High Court of South Africa, Employment Law specialist and media spokeswoman, Natashia is skilled in negotiation, arbitration, and dispute resolution. She is a formidable operation professional with further qualifications in Labour Dispute Resolution Practice, Compliance Management, POPI, Occupational Health and Safety Compliance, Strategic Leadership, Forms of Business Enterprises and Corporate Law..

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..

Nelly MohaleNelly Mohale

Nelly Mohale is Head of Human Capital at Decusatio. She works with high-growth businesses to identify talent that can positively contribute to all elements of the organisation..

Niamh NicLiamNiamh NicLiam

Niamh NicLiam is the director for growth and partnerships at Incubeta. Niamh joined the Incubeta group in January 2015, and since then she has helped build successful partnerships with many local and global brands..

Nicholas KuhneNicholas Kuhne

Nicholas is the founder of brand consultancy Wunderbrand..

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.

Nicolas Pompigne-MognardNicolas Pompigne-Mognard

Nicolas Pompigne-Mognard is the Founder and Chairman of APO Group (African Press Organization) (www.apo-opa.com), the leading Pan-African communications consultancy and press release distribution service. More information: www.Pompigne-Mognard.com.

Niveshen GovenderNiveshen Govender

Niveshen Govender is CEO of the South African Wind Energy Association (Sawea)..

Nomvelo MasangoNomvelo Masango

Nomvelo Masango is a seasoned journalist with bylines in some of the country's biggest publications, including Sowetan, Business Day Wanted and Nounouche Online. Her beats include Lifestyle, Travel, Entertainment and Wellness..

Nontokozo MadonselaNontokozo Madonsela

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

Ntandokazi NtozakheNtandokazi Ntozakhe

Production and Content Assistant at Bizcommunity.

Oscar StarkOscar Stark

Oscar Stark is a seasoned IT executive, and financial services veteran who specialises in driving the transformation that redefines organisations in the digital world. He focuses on innovation through transforming, enterprise architecture, setting up data as an asset, and building the resilience that protects organisations.

Otto BothaOtto Botha

Otto Botha is the managing director of Waco Engineering Services as well as the technical director at Form-Scaff. He is a registered Professional Engineer, a registered Temporary Works Designer with the Institute for Work at Height and also a member of the South African Institution of Civil Engineering..

Oz DesaiOz Desai

With a proven track record in business management and finance, Oz Desai heads up Flight Centre Travel Group's dynamic Corporate Traveller brand in South Africa. Having worked in a retail travel, management and finance environment within the Flight Centre group, Desai's first-hand experience brings great depth to the role of positioning Corporate Traveller as the preferred provider of travel solutions to corporate South Africa..

Pabi MogosetsiPabi Mogosetsi

Pabi Mogosetsi is Universum Global's Country Manager for South Africa. After 15 years of honing her skills in the branding industry and beyond, in 2021 Pabi Mogosetsi was appointed the new Employer Branding Advisor and Country Manager for Universum South Africa.

Pamela HelligPamela Hellig

With a penchant for penning technical analysis and actuarial think pieces,.Pamela Hellig is a consulting actuary at Insight Life Solutions, an actuarial and analytics firm which practises in the healthcare and life-insurance fields. It builds consulting, product development, data management, business intelligence and analytics capabilities that assist clients in managing risks and developing opportunities..

Patrick MkalaPatrick Mkala

Account Manager at DUO Marketing + Communications.

Paul de WaalPaul de Waal

Paul de Waal is the founder and CEO of Wetu..

Paul StevensPaul Stevens

Since 2013, Paul Stevens has been the CEO of Just Property Group Holding (Pty) Ltd which controls an international group of property franchises specialising in residential sales, rentals and management. He joined as a franchisee in 2003 and now, as CEO, drives the strategic direction of the Just Property brand with his charismatic optimism.

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.

Peter BabolPeter Babol

Digital Production Lead at OLIVER + MORE.

Peter HorszowskiPeter Horszowski

For a better way to teach.

Peter SetouPeter Setou

Peter Setou is the chief executive of the Vumelana Advisory Fund, a non-profit organisation that works with land reform beneficiaries to make their land productive by facilitating partnerships between communities and investors who have, among other resources, access to capital and markets..

Phiona OkumuPhiona Okumu

Phiona Okumu is the head of music in sub-Saharan Africa at Spotify.

Pieter GroenewaldPieter Groenewald

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

Prashanth Krishnaswami

Head of market strategy and thought leadership at CX product group, Zoho Corp, He has been with Zoho for 10 years and led worldwide marketing for the customer service and contact centre categories before..

Prenesh PadayacheePrenesh Padayachee

Chief digital officer at Seacom.

Rachel ReynoldsRachel Reynolds

Rachel Reynolds is currently based in Cape Town and writes both in her personal capacity and for an online education company where she designs technical courses that are presented to working professionals. Prior to this, she worked as a writer, editor and production assistant.

Rael LevittRael Levitt

Rael Levitt is CEO of Inospace. Levitt is a double Master's degree graduate from the National University of Singapore and the UCLA Anderson School of Business with over 25 years of experience in all facets of the real estate sector, including founding several leading businesses..

Ravi NaidooRavi Naidoo

Ravi Naidoo joined the Youth Employment Service (YES) with over 25 years of experience in implementing and managing a range of social change and impact programmes. During this time, he has worked with trade unions, the public sector, and private sector fund management, finding ways to implement programmes in complex institutional environments..

Raymond ParsonsRaymond Parsons

Professor Raymond Parsons is the economist at the North-West University (NWU)..

Rebecca PretoriusRebecca Pretorius

With over 15 years industry experience in digital education and publishing, Country Manager for Crimson Education South Africa, Rebecca Pretorius, has geared her career towards using technology to help learners access their full potential. Pretorius focuses on exposing young ambitious South Africans to international study and networking opportunities, ultimately unlocking their potential in a competitive global arena..

Regine le RouxRegine le Roux

Regine is a reputation specialist. She founded Reputation Matters in 2005; where they measure and manage companies' reputations using their unique Repudometer® measurement tool..

Rendani NengudaRendani Nenguda

Rendani Nenguda is a research associate at Oppenheimer Generations Research and Conservation (OGRC)..

Rhys EvansRhys Evans

Rhys Evans is the Director of ALCO-Safe, suppliers of superior drug and alcohol testing equipment and accessories throughout Africa.

Ria PintoRia Pinto

General Manager and Technology Leader at IBM South Africa.

Richard GrayRichard Gray

Richard Gray is CEO of Harcourts Real Estate South Africa. He joined the group in September 2010.

Rikus BlomerusRikus Blomerus

Rikus is chief marketing officer at WeBuyCars..

Rirhandzu ShingwenyanaRirhandzu Shingwenyana

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

Roan MackintoshRoan Mackintosh

Managing Director at Incubeta 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.

Robert GraceRobert Grace

Robert Grace is a founding partner and the head of strategy at M&C Saatchi Abel Cape Town..

Robin FredericksRobin Fredericks

Editor at Bizcommunity..

Robyn CampbellRobyn Campbell

Managing Director at Machine_ Head of IAB Agency Council.

Ronelle BesterRonelle Bester

Managing Director at Red Ribbon Communications. With over 20 years of experience in PR and Marketing, Ronelle is one of the South African communications industry's most influential voices..

Ross SibbaldRoss Sibbald

Executive Head at Striata Marketing Solutions.

Ruth CooperRuth Cooper

Ruth is the production manager at Bizcommunity. moc.ytinummoczib@htur.

Ryan ColeRyan Cole

Head Chef at Salsify at the Roundhouse.

Ryan FalkenbergRyan Falkenberg

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

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__.

Samantha HoggSamantha Hogg

Samantha Hogg is the owner and managing director of GinjaNinjaPR..

Samuel SeeffSamuel Seeff

Samuel Seeff is chairman of the Seeff Group..

Scott ThwaitesScott Thwaites

Scott Thwaites is the head of Türkiye, Africa & Gaming, Global Business Solutions at METAP - TikTok..

Semona PillaySemona Pillay

Semona Pillay is a lecturer and the Programme Coordinator for the Diploma Retail Business Management at the Department of Marketing Management at University of Johannesburg. She lectures Marketing Communications on the Bunting Road campus and Integrated Marketing Communications on the Kingsway campus.

Shan RadcliffeShan Radcliffe

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

Shannon TempleShannon Temple

Shannon Temple is the Lead Retail Analyst at DataEQ, a social data and insights business that specialises in helping large organisations to identify, analyse and prioritise their most valuable digital customer interactions. With a background in research psychology, Shannon has a passion for understanding consumer behaviour and generating actionable insights within the retail sector..

Shaun FuchsShaun Fuchs

Founder and CEO at Centennial Schools. Shaun Fuchs is a passionate educator with over 30 years' experience in the education sector.

Sibusiso XabaSibusiso Xaba

Sibusiso Xaba is the co-founder and CEO of Africa Cannabis Advisory Group, a leading services provider specialised in the medical cannabis and hemp industries. He is working closely with companies like 3Sixty Biopharmaceutical and key cannabis stakeholders to help connect and introduce exciting technology and innovations like Airocide to the industry..

Sid PeimerSid Peimer

A seasoned and insightful executive with multisector experience in roles as diverse as senior management, strategic planning and copywriting. I am a qualified pharmacist (non-practicing); my highest degree is an MBA from the University of Cape Town, and I am in my second year for my PhD in Business Management at UCT.

Sindiwe MbikoSindiwe Mbiko

Sindiwe Mbiko is a senior brand PR and communications manager at Momentum Metropolitan..

Sindy PetersSindy Peters

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

Sizwe SimelaneSizwe Simelane

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

Stacey BrewerStacey Brewer

Stacey Brewer is the co-founder & CEO at SPARK Schools, an independent private school network, and has a demonstrated history of working in the education management industry. Brewer is a strong business development professional who holds an MBA from the Gordon Institute of Business Science..

Stephanie Aboujaoude

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

Stewart SmithStewart Smith

Stewart Smith manages Sojern's Middle East headquarters located in Dubai..

Stuart MichieStuart Michie

Stuart Michie is an experienced sales and marketing manager with a demonstrated history of working in the electrical manufacturing industry. He is skilled in digitalisation, smart grid, SCADA and the electric power industry..

Stuart ThomasStuart Thomas

Lead content strategist at Irvine Partners.

Sven WolfSven Wolf

Sven Wolf is a seasoned digital strategist with a zest for business and education. Wolf's background in lecturing inspires a company culture that leads with curiosity, with technology at its core and a desire to impact clients and people..

Tapelo ZamaTapelo Zama

Tapelo Zama is the digital marketing manager of 555 Media Hub. He specialises in data-driven marketing, media trends, and using social intelligence to identify opportunities for digital innovation..

Tara TurkingtonTara Turkington

Tara Turkington is the CEO of Flow Communications (www.flowsa.com), one of the country's top communications companies. Follow her on Twitter at @taraturk1..

Tasneem CassimTasneem Cassim

Tasneem Cassim is a digital strategist at Clockwork..

Tecla CiolfiTecla Ciolfi

Tecla Ciolfi is founder and manager of music news website Texx and the City has been a part of the music industry in South Africa for the last 10 years in various capacities, namely journalism, radio presenting, event curation and artist management..

Terry LevinTerry Levin

Steering brands to full market value Bizcommunity.com creative director at large. Email az.oc.flehsehtffo@yrret, Twitter @terrylevin, Instagram, LinkedIn..

Thomas KolsterThomas Kolster

Thomas Kolster is the author of Goodvertising (Thames & Hudson 2012; (Goodvertising.info; Facebook), founder of the Goodvertising Agency (Goodvertisingagency.com) and the world's first collaborative communication platform dedicated to sustainability: WhereGoodGrows (Wheregoodgrows.com; Facebook). He hails from Copenhagen, Denmark, and has spent some time in South Africa.

Thozamile Mvumvu

Internal & External Communications Practitioner at Northlink College.

Tiffany MarkmanTiffany Markman

I spend 10 hours a day writing - and teaching others to write. I was South Africa's Freelance Copywriter of the Year in 2020 and one of the world's 'Top 50 Female Content Marketers' in 2021..

Tilda MwaiTilda Mwai

Tilda Mwai is a research associate at Estate Intel, in charge of the team's research and insights. She is also responsible for analysing macro-economic and real estate data to generate high-level insights on the real estate market across sub-Saharan Africa.

Tish HaridassTish Haridass

Tish Haridass is the Brand Marketing Manager for Yoco, an African technology company. In this role, Tish focuses on driving strategy development to build products and solve problems for the self-employed.

Tito RibeiroTito Ribeiro

Tito Ribeiro is an independent strategical content, networks, and digital transformation specialist. Because of the coronavirus pandemic, he created Project Renaissance in his spare time: a free-of-charge consultancy to help small companies in the process of digital transformation..

Tshego BokabaTshego Bokaba

Tshego Bokaba is a business professional with experience in the areas of corporate social investment, consumer financial education, stakeholder management, strategy development and execution..

Tshifhiwa TshivhengwaTshifhiwa Tshivhengwa

Tshifhiwa Tshivhengwa is the Chief Executive Officer of the Tourism Business Council of South Africa. Tshivhengwa holds an MSc in International Business, Leadership, and Management from the University of York, Bachelor of Business Administration on Marketing Communications (Institute of Marketing Management) Diploma in Marketing (Institute of Marketing Management) and a National Diploma in Tourism Management (University of Johannesburg)..

Ulana van BiljonUlana van Biljon

Ulana van Biljon is chief operating officer of Emira Property Fund. She has over 27 years of experience in the property industry, specifically in retail, property and asset management in both private and listed environments.

Valencia TalaneValencia Talane

Valencia Talane is a senior journalist and editor with Corruption Watch in Johannesburg. Talane has followed the hearings of the state capture commission since their commencement in August 2018 with a view to documenting evidence shared therein..

Velly BosegaVelly Bosega

Velly is an experienced business professional in the internet space. He started Adclick Africa in 2013 and had since built the company to become one of the most successful digital marketing agencies in Africa.

Vikash GajjarVikash Gajjar

Vikash Gajjar is the senior strategist at Razor PR.

Viresh HarduthViresh Harduth

Viresh Harduth is the vice president of small business for Africa and the Middle East at Sage..

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.

Wandile SihloboWandile Sihlobo

Wandile Sihlobo is an agricultural economist and head of agribusiness research at the Agricultural Business Chamber (Agbiz) in South Africa. He is a columnist for Business Day and Farmers Weekly magazine..

Wayne BischoffWayne Bischoff

Wayne Bischoff recently rejoined Mediamark as CEO, having previously held the position of sales and marketing director at what was then Radmark and Digitalmark..

Wendy TembedzaWendy Tembedza

Wendy Tembedza is a senior assosciate at Webber Wentzel..

Willem BotesWillem Botes

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