Marketing & Media trends
Abigél Sheridan is the founder of Chic Mamas..
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!.
Sales Director at TheSalt.
Co-Founder at Correlate Digital.
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 Suleiman has been in marketing since 2006 and has helped several businesses build their marketing strategies..
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.
Andra Nel is the CSI manager at KFC South Africa, a role she assumed over three years ago..
Andrew Rogers is CEO at Indalo Hotels & Leisure Management..
|Andrew van Zyl|
Andrew van Zyl is managing director at SRK Consulting.
|Anja van Beek|
Anja van Beek is an independent leadership consultant, talent strategist and coach..
Ann is a Partner at Relationship Audits and Management, a global consultancy that measures and optimizes client /agency relationships. Her proprietary Radar tool is used by 30 corporates globally and as a result she interacts with over 80 agencies of all disciplines.
Anoop Hariparsad, offer and channel marketing manager: digital energy at Schneider Electric.
Anton Fester is managing director at Sedna Industrial IT Solutions..
Ashleigh is a Digital Communications Associate at Consulum, a government advisory firm..
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.
Avashnee Moodley is the head of marketing for Oppo South Africa.
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..
I am a hard working individual who enjoys a good challenge. My excellent communication skills have contributed to my leadership qualities and people skills..
Bongani Dladla is the CEO of the Construction Industry Development Board..
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.
Brett Rogers, culture lead at Cape Town advertising agency HaveYouHeard and content curator for In_, a channel of content, which showcases cultural forces that are changing the world. It aims to inform, inspire and entertain the viewer and does so with multimedia posts, including podcasts, videos, google trends, mini Q+A's and more.
|Brett 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 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 Smith is a technical consultant at Datacentrix, a hybrid IT systems integrator and managed services provider..
Futurist, economist and trend analyst. Partner at Flux Trends..
Smith-Allin is the head of PR and communications at Didi e-hailing service. Having been in the communications industry for over 20 years, her passion lies with the understanding of the power of communication..
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.
Catherine Wijnberg is the Director and Founder of the Fetola Foundation (www.fetola.co.za).
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 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..
President & CEO at SCOPEN.
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....
Charné Munien is a strategy director at VMLY&R, specialising in digital strategy and passionate about consumer centricity..
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..
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.
CEO and founding partner at 8909 Digital, a MetropolitanRepublic Group company..
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.
Colleen Harrison is Head of Marketing at PayFast..
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 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 Hefer is CEO of the IMC (Integrated Marketing Council) which incorporates, Africa's foremost integrated marketing conference, the Nedbank IMC..
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.
Danette Breitenbach is a marketing & media editor at Bizcommunity.com. Previously she freelanced in the marketing and media sector, including for Bizcommunity.
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.
Online Platforms Specialist at Special Effects Media SA.
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..
Deborah is the Chief Strategy Officer for Primedia Broadcasting and was previously Group Head of Data and Analytics for Primedia Group..
Deirdre King is Managing Director of Jacaranda FM. King has extensive experience in marketing, communications, business, and content sectors.
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 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..
Dono White is the strategic planning director at VMLY&R and WPP BAV South Africa champion..
|Dr 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.
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..
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 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.
Freelancer specialising in games and entertainment | My first loves are writing, music and video games.
Enver Duminy is the CEO at Cape Town Tourism.
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 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..
Group Editor: Retail and Lifestyle.
She researches and writes weekly trend observations which delve into the key business and consumer trends that are on their radar. Faeeza combines her background in Actuarial Science and Fashion Design to keep track of a broad spectrum of trends and issues that impact business and society.
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 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..
Ged Nooy is MD at NielsenIQ South Africa. He has extensive experience in the consumer goods industry both internationally and locally.
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'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....
Chief Executive Officer at Boomtown.
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..
Gordon Hooper is the Managing Director of Bateleur Brand Planning, a market research company he co-founded more than 30 years ago in 1988. He was inspired by the promise of gaining experience in a multitude of different marketplaces and making a difference to companies in their strategic brand journeys..
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.
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..
CEO at G&G Productions.
Senior Strategist at Wunderman Thompson.
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..
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..
Helen is a highly regarded business-building strategist, coach and leader. She's worked with blue-chip clients across multiple categories, connecting businesses to their customers across SA, Africa and the Middle East.
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.
|Jacques Du Bruyn|
Cofounder and Managing Director at Flume Digital Marketing.
Director for sub-Saharan Africa at CM.com.
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..
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.
Jenita Ferreira is head of digital at communications agency, 99c.
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.
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 is a digital marketing transformation specialist helping brands on their transformation towards digital marketing maturity..
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.
|John 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 Watling leads seven of Accenture's businesses in Africa. These businesses are retail, consumer goods, telco, media, banking, insurance and industrial.
Jon Savage is HaveYouHeard's head of content.
Jonathan Ayache holds a Business Science and Honours in Finance and Economics degree from UCT..
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. ..
Jordan Rittenberry serves as the Chairman of Edelman Africa. An Edelman veteran with 15 years of service, Rittenberry has held numerous leadership positions at the firm.
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..
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.
Justin Beswick is a BBA Marketing Management graduate & current BA Honours in Strategic Brand Communications student at Vega. Justin has experience working in small advertising agencies, in roles with global brands and working with international freelance clients.
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 Nadasen is the CEO of PayU South Africa and the Chair of the Ecommerce Forum of South Africa..
Karl Haechler is the co-market leader and managing director of BCW Africa, an award-winning African public relations network which covers over 50 African countries..
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 Mollett is senior regional director at Commvault, Africa South and East..
Katja is the Finance, Property and Healthcare Editor at Bizcommunity..
Kay Cheytanov is CEO and Founder at 3RC.
Partner: Head of Strategy at M&C Saatchi Abel.
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..
Khangelani Dziba is the divisional head of PR & influencer partnerships at Rapt Creative. They are a Master in Brand Leadership graduate from Vega School and are passionate about gender, diversity, and inclusion in brand advertising..
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..
Kirsty Bisset is managing director of HaveYouHeard's Durban agency, and actively involved in growing the group's business locally and internationally..
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.
Managing editor and retail editor at Bizcommunity.com. Cape Town apologist.
Founder at OnlyKind (Pty) Ltd.
Liam Connors is Client Director, Digital Logistics at BT..
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 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.
Sales Leader at Google.
Managing Director at Hot 102.7FM.
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 Booyzen is the CEO at SA Fashion Week..
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..
Marketing Director at Virgin Active South Africa.
|Lyndy van den Barselaar|
Lyndy van den Barselaar is the MD of Manpower Group South Africa..
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.
Co-owner at Triple M Entertainment, founder Music Exchange, manager Sipho Hotstix Mabuse.
Mathew is the Managing Director for Superunion Africa. He has accumulated broad experience in both design and advertising in the US, Central America and EMEA where he built brands across a range of industries including FMCG, Financial Services, Hospitality and Tourism..
CEO at Corridor Africa.
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 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 Oelschig is Managing Director at Wunderman Thompson South Africa. A qualified attorney and a strategist by trade, Oelschig has spent 7 years in the Wunderman Thompson Group, initially as head of strategy in the social media specialist agency Cerebra..
Mike Sharman is the owner of Retroviral Digital Communications, an online communications consultancy specialising in communication strategy, social media and content creation..
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 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..
Head of Sales and Innovation at Konica Minolta South Africa.
Morag Evans is CEO of Databuild..
Natalia Rosa is the MD of Big Ambitions, a specialist travel and tourism communications and marketing organisation which helps tourism and travel organisations connect with their members and customers..
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..
Managing Director - West Africa, Insights division at Kantar. Afro-Enthusiast. Ambitious for Africa and for Kantar.
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 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 Duminy is a marketing professional with 12 years of experience working in the FMCG/QSR categories. Nic has worked on some of SA's most loved brands, most recently as the Marketing Director Digital & eCommerce for Yum Brands, KFC, and previously as the Marketing Manager for Carling Black Label..
Nick Durrant is MD at Bluegrass Digital, a digital production agency. We work with marketing teams and creative agencies around the world delivering digital platforms.
Nicola Cooper is a trend researcher, analyst and cultural strategist at Nicola Cooper & Associates (NC&A), as well as in-house trend research at 99c advertising and communications agency.
Business Unit Director at Tribeca Public Relations.
Nicolet Pienaar is head of Market Insights at GfK South Africa. She is an industry expert in the Technical Consumer Goods and Telecoms market across Africa, and leads the Market Intelligence team in South Africa, turning data into actionable predictive insights for manufacturers, operators and retailers. Key market players rely on Nicolet's thought leadership, market guidance and analytic skills to help them navigate the uncertainties of the current market situations..
Niveshen Govender is CEO of the South African Wind Energy Association (Sawea)..
Nontokozo Madonsela is the chief marketing officer at Momentum Metropolitan Holdings..
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 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..
Pabi is the founder of EB Koach which offers employer/employee branding services designed to reshape, rebuild, and restrengthen your workplace culture, putting your people first while achieving your organisational goals. Pabi believes that an organisation should function as a living organism and should grow and evolve continuously, and strong employer branding is crucial in driving this evolution..
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..
|Paul de Waal|
Paul de Waal is the founder and CEO of Wetu..
Managing Director at Ebony+Ivory.
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.
|Paul van den Berg|
As the founder and leader of a number of creative, digital, retail and content agencies in both the UK and South Africa, Paul brings a wealth of local understanding and agency expertise to the business. It was this energy and African knowledge that brought him to the attention of Oliver in 2016 encouraging them to step in and make an acquisition of the local agenc.
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.
Digital Production Lead at OLIVER + MORE.
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..
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 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..
Product Strategy Lead at Itech South Africa..
Rendani Nenguda is a research associate at Oppenheimer Generations Research and Conservation (OGRC)..
Rikus is chief marketing officer at WeBuyCars..
Managing Director - Africa at Incubeta. 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.
Head Chef at Salsify at the Roundhouse.
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__.
Sabine Lehmann founded the Attractions Africa conference in 2014, the only attractions conference on the African continent. After successfully launching the AAVEA association in 2018, Sabine is now president of the AAVEA board and executive director..
|Sarah Browning-de Villiers|
Chief Content Officer at Narrative / Publicis Machine.
Scott Thwaites is the head of Türkiye, Africa & Gaming, Global Business Solutions at METAP - TikTok..
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..
Founder and CEO at Centennial Schools. Shaun Fuchs is a passionate educator with over 30 years' experience in the education sector.
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..
Steffen Knapp is the head of the Volkswagen Passenger Car Brand in South Africa. Knapp, who originates from Germany, joined Volkswagen South Africa from Volkswagen India where he developed a successful turnaround strategy for the brand.
Stewart Smith manages Sojern's Middle East headquarters located in Dubai..
Lead Strategist at Boomtown Strategic Brand Agency.
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..
Sue Garret is General Manager for Product and Marketing at Flight Centre Travel Group..
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 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..
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..
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 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 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 Bokaba is a business professional with experience in the areas of corporate social investment, consumer financial education, stakeholder management, strategy development and execution..
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 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.
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..
Warren Moss is the founder & CEO of Demographica, a full-service specialist agency focusing on Business to Business (B2B) and niche consumer markets. What makes Demographica unique is the fact that anthropology (the study of human societies and cultures and their development) is at the heart of all of their strategies.
As Iron Mountain's head of solution specialists, South Africa, Willem Botes has over 20 years of experience working with customers' business challenges, adding value through harnessing data to help make better informed, business critical decisions. In his role he is enhancing and innovating processes using new technologies.
Content and Strategy leader at Rapt Creative, Winslow Schalkwyk has - by working in various fields from fashion to food - gained invaluable insight into creating content that appeals to different audience demographics..
Wynand Espach is Chief Operating Officer at Agricolleges International..
Yael Geffen is the CEO of Sotheby's International Realty South Africa and a member of the board. Geffen has a BA in Communications and Economics and a Master's Degree in Integrated Marketing and Communications Strategy..
Yesh Surjoodeen is the Southern Africa regional director at HP.
Zuko Mdwaba is Area Vice President at Salesforce South Africa..
Consumer Communications and Marketing Excellence Director at Nestlé.