Aadil Patel is a director and national practice head of the employment practice at Cliffe Dekker Hofmeyr. Aadil has broad experience in employment law and has acted extensively for various employers, both public and private entities.
|Adrian van der Merwe|
Chief Executive Officer at North Wind Digital.
Alan Knott-Craig is a South African entrepreneur and author. He is the founder of Project Isizwe as well as executive chairman of Hero Telecoms, Ever Africa, and Happimo NPC..
As general manager for Southern Africa, Andrew (Andy) Hedley oversees Amadeus' commercial and operational strategies. He has a wealth of commercial, travel and online experience and is well versed in international management.
Camper by day, run-and-gunner by night, Andy is editor at Memeburn and prefers his toast like his coffee -- dark and crunchy. Specialising in spotting the next big Instagram cat star, Andy also dabbles in smartphone and game reviews over on Gearburn..
Anton Cabral is partner and managing executive at LRMG Digital Agency. He began his career in computer-related positions after completing a BSc in Mathematical Sciences (computer science andinformatics).
Antony Bourne's responsibilities include acting as the global industry director for industrial manufacturing and high-tech as well as managing the other global industry directors. Antony has over 20 years' experience in the IT industry, including working in the manufacturing sector. Prior to joining IFS in 1997, he held business analyst positions with Ford Motor Company and AlliedSignal.
Director at Smartlink.
Arthur Goldstuck is founder of World Wide Worx and editor-in-chief of Gadget.co.za. Follow him on Twitter on @art2gee and on YouTube..
Living and breathing e-sports for the last 20 years Barry "Anthrax" Louzada has one goal and that is to see e-sports get the true recognition it deserves. Whether it is leading teams to international dominance or shout casting games to panel host.
Belinda Kayton is a Media Strategist and Dashboard Enthusiast at The MediaShop Johannesburg. She is both a knitting and boxing enthusiast and works on the LegalWise, Incredible Connection, Marketing2theMax and Bonitas accounts..
Bradley Elliott is the managing director at digital customer experience specialists, Platinum Seed..
Brendan McAravey is Country Manager at Citrix South Africa. McAravey is responsible for the growth and development of Citrix operations across the southern African development community, driving revenues, generating new business opportunities and cultivating the company's valued partner ecosystem..
Brendon Williamson is CSO at DPO PayGate, which processes payments for over 25,000 online merchants in Southern Africa. DPO PayGate (previously PayGate, VCS and PayThru) is a subsidiary of The Pan-African payments Group, Direct Pay Online (DPO)..
|Brett St Clair|
Brett St Clair is CEO at Siatik, one of Google's leading African cloud partners. He has 20+ years experience in the global digital landscape.
Strategic marketer and trend analyst with a special talent for seeing the wood for the trees (and the trees in the wood)..
Cari Coetzee is a contributor to Bizcommunity Tourism, Agriculture and Lifestyle..
Cathy Huyghe is wine columnist for Forbes and Inc, focusing on business and entrepreneurship within the industry. She is the co-founder and CEO of Enolytics, a big data company for wine, and she is the author of the award-winning book, Hungry for Wine: Seeing the World through the Lens of a Wine Glass..
Chrisna is a hands-on, practical, and solutions-driven individual, who values purpose, passion and a good sense of humour. She heads up strategy at Weathermen & Co, a four-year old agency in Windhoek, Namibia, that's quickly grown to become the biggest, with clients like Tafel Lager, Ohlthaver & List, FNB Namibia, NamDairies and MTC.
Claude Schuck is the regional manager for Africa at Veeam..
Colin founded Dial a Nerd in 1998 as a consumer IT support company and in 2002 the business- focused division was founded. Supporting SME's is now its primary focus. In 2015 his company, merged with Turrito Networks who provided niche internet services outside of the local network. These two companies have created an end-to-end IT and Communication solution for SME's. Colin has subsequently become the managing director of Turrito. Contact him at .
Thorough, outgoing, ambitious in my journalistic work. A bit laid back, calm, quiet and humble in personal life..
Craig Johnston is the marketing manager at Seidor Bluekey and has been in the marketing industry for almost a decade. With vast experience in marketing strategy and campaign execution, he has developed a solid foundation in both traditional and digital marketing..
Damian Michael is the founder & MD at iNNOVO Networks. Nominated for the second time in this year's Entrepreneur of the Year Awards, Michael holds a wealth of versatile experience in both the public and the private sector.
Danette Breitenbach was the editor and publisher of Advantage, the publication that served the marketing, media and advertising industry in southern Africa. Before her editorship, she was deputy-editor as well as freelancing for over a year on the publication before that.
Daniel Levy is a co-founder of Flow, a proptech company which is revolutionising how people rent and live..
Daniella Shapiro is Founder and CEO of DaniellaShapiro.com, a consulting company on the front lines of marketing, social media and branding strategies. Daniella recently launched the Oolala Collection Club, an e-commerce proudly South African, unisex, cutting-edge skincare and lifestyle brand.
Dave Nilsson the CEO and founder of The Converted Click which is a specialist Digital Search Marketing Consultancy specialising in Search Engine Optimisation and SEO Services both locally and abroad..
|Dawie de Wet|
Dr Dawie de Wet is the CEO of Q-KON..
Re-positioned Mediaweb as SA's leading brand journalism agency. News distribution and content marketing fanatic..
Deon Liebenberg is the managing executive of the internet of things (IoT) for Vodacom across Africa - transforming assets into intelligent devices. He is a senior executive specialising in the creation and development of new and fast growth businesses in large organisations.
Doug Woolley is the general manager of Dell EMC South Africa..
Eben has over 20 years retail, pharma & FMCG experience in South Africa. He understands consumer & shopper behaviour patterns, and is an expert in CE.
Executive Director at Marval Africa.
Enver Duminy is the CEO at Cape Town Tourism.
Eran Feinstein is the CEO of Direct Pay Online, a global e-commerce and online payments solutions provider for the travel and related industries. With over 14 years of experience leading technology, sales, marketing and operation teams, Feinstein is an authority in the East African e-commerce and payments arena..
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 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 Courie is Group Editor at Bizcommunity.com..
Garth Williams works at the Technology Innovation Agency, an initiative of the Department of Science and Technology. He is a member of the Department of Science and Technology's FIR National System of Innovation Coordinating Committee..
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..
|Glenn van Eck|
Glenn is a true entrepreneur. From the age of 16, he has been involved with Magnetic Storm, initially by assisting his brother with the setting up and de-rigging of AV equipment and thereafter maintenance of equipment; and at 25 years of age Glenn purchased Magnetic Storm.
Greg Morris is the chief executive officer of MICROmega Holdings Limited. Greg joined the group in 2000 and was appointed CEO in January 2011.
Hadlee Simons is an editor at Memeburn. Terrible puns make Hadlee difficult to work with, but he brings almost seven years of tech journalism experience to the table.
|Ilse van den Berg|
Ilse is a freelance journalist and editor who loves all things related to travel, wine, cars, and entrepreneurship. She is also the editor of Go & Travel, a platform connecting all the stakeholders in the travel & tourism industry.
Jacques Bentley began his career with a 13-year-long stint in the retail industry, where he refined his management expertise at Hi-Fi Corporation and Bakos Brothers. In 2012, he decided to make the shift from retail to wholesale and tested out the waters as a sales manager at AV Specialists..
Jan Kühn is a director of INOVO, a contact centre business solution provider..
Jarryd Chatz is the CEO of BitCo. He began his career as a retail store manager in Cape Town within the Vodacom Chatz Franchise Group.
Jess is Marketing & Media Editor at Bizcommunity.com. She is also a contributing writer.
Jim Holland is Country Manager at Lenovo Data Center Group Southern Africa.
Jogbojogbo Abdulrahman is a digital marketer and content developer at Nigerian online travel agency, Hotels.ng. With years of experience in the media and journalism, he brings his passion and experience into the confluence where travel and technology meet..
Josephine Wawira is a consultant in communication and public relations with over six years of progressive writing and broadcast experience. She is currently a writer for Africa's online hotel booking portal, Jumia Travel, focusing in the areas of travel, tourism, and hospitality as it relates to Africa..
Juanita Pienaar is an editorial assistant for the Marketing & Media news portal at Bizcommunity.com and is also a contributing writer..
Justin is a media, marketing, technology and telecoms specialist and a creativity and innovation crusader. Persuasion comes in many forms - subtlety is not his favourite and as a libertarian free speech advocate he defends the right to offend.
Kamal Mokrani is an experienced, multi-lingual and results-orientated executive with over 34 years international experience, operating at senior levels within a number of companies. He joined InfiNet Wireless in 2008 as the global vice president responsible for sales and marketing. Previously, he lived in various countries in Europe, the Middle East and Africa, and worked for companies such as Control Data, British Telecom (BT) and Marconi..
Kate Mollett is the regional manager for Africa at Veeam. Mollett has experience in working in both the vendor and partner ecosystems and is tasked with driving Veeam solutions to the next level in a hyper-available landscape..
Business Development Manager at Magic Software South Africa..
Kriti Sharma is VP of bots and AI at Sage. She was recently named in Forbes magazine's 30 under 30.
Retail editor and lifestyle contributor at Bizcommunity.com. Cape Town apologist.
Leigh Andrews (@leigh_andrews) AKA the #MilkshakeQueen, is Editor-in-Chief: Marketing & Media at Bizcommunity.com, with a passion for issues of diversity, inclusion and equality. She's also on the Women in Marketing: Africa advisory panel, was an #Inspiring50 2018 nominee, and can be reached at ....
Leon Breytenbach is national manager of the Rawson Property Group's commercial division..
Louise Marsland is currently Africa Editor: Bizcommunity.com; a Content Strategist and Trainer; and Trend Curator for Bizcommunity.com and her own TRENDAFRiCA.co.za. She has been writing about the media, marketing and advertising communications industry in South Africa for over 20 years, notably, as the previous Editor of Bizcommunity.com Media & Marketing; Editor-in-Chief AdVantage magazine; Editor Marketing Mix magazine; Editor Progressive Retailing magazine; Editor Business Brief magazine and Editor FMCG Files ezine..
Lwazi Piti is a PR ICT and B2B consultant with just over three years experience. He started off doing consumer PR and Communication, consulting for a broad spectrum of clients.
|Marcus ‘The Maltese Falcon’ Brewster|
marcusbrewster is a brand synonymous with PR excellence in SA. An industry innovator, leader, and inspiration, Brewster affiliated his multi-award winning boutique firm with larger Level 1 BBBEE marketing/comms agency MediaRevolution for scale in 2016 and went on to launch Marcus Brewster International in Europe the following year.
Marian Salzman-known as one of the world's top five trendspotters - has a communications career that has spanned more than three decades, across multiple industries and the globe. She now heads up comms - , owned and paid - at Philip Morris International (PMI) as it embarks on its transformation to a smoke-free landscape....
Mark Schech is the executive for Africa at Innervation PAN African Payment Solutions..
Enthusiastic UCT graduate with a passion for fashion, film and words..
Preschern is a seasoned marketing and business strategy professional with more than 20 years of experience in strategy and transformation consulting, marketing strategy, brand positioning, demand generation, digital marketing, and communications. In September 2012, Matt received the BtoB "Top Digital Marketer" award....
Megan Sayle graduated with a BA degree, majoring in English and Philosophy, from the University of Stellenbosch. She continued her studies, completing a Postgraduate Diploma in Marketing, Advertising and Communications at Red and Yellow in Cape Town.
Mike is the founder and CEO of Cerebra, a specialist in social media and social business consulting, education and implementation for corporate brands. Now as part of the Wunderman Group following its acquisition in 2013, Cerebra provides support to one of the largest digital agencies in the country....
Mike Whitfield is the MD of Nissan Group of Africa, former president of NAAMSA and deputy president of the AAAM..
Head of Sales and Service Management at T-Systems South Africa..
Natalia Rosa is the director of Big Ambitions, a specialist Cape Town-based travel content marketing consultancy. Rosa is a passionate follower of online marketing, social media, retail travel, inbound tourism and publishing..
Neil Cameron is Johnson Controls area general manager, building efficiency - Africa.
|Neo Rantele Kuaho|
Neo Rantele Kuaho is the founder & CEO of YDIDI (Youth Development through Investigation & Dissemination of Information)..
Nicci Botha has been wordsmithing for more than 20 years, covering just about every subject under the sun and then some. She's strung together words on sustainable development, maritime matters, mining, marketing, medical, lifestyle...
Pascalle Albrecht is the national travel and procurement manager at Nedbank. She's responsible for handling the travel and procurement portfolio for Nedbank Corporate Card Issuing through the provision of travel and procurement card payment solutions..
CIO at FNB Business.
For a better way to teach.
I am a South African journalist with a passion for football..
Pieter Engelbrecht is the business unit manager at Aruba, a Hewlett Packard enterprise company..
Pine Pienaar is the Managing Director of Afiswitch, a role he stepped into in 2008, with the purpose of further entrenching his decades worth of biometric and AFIS experience into Afiswitch's service offering to the market..
Freelance writer for any business or service which reveres gracious grammar, interesting ideas, and superb spelling. A wealth of experience in conceptualising and writing high-impact advertising campaigns across all media, original and effective social media content, and everything in between..
An accomplished Business Development/Export Sales Executive with a focus on Sub-Saharan Africa, Middle East and Indian Ocean Islands..
Force Solutions Manager at thryve.
Riaan Graham is the sales director for Ruckus, sub-Saharan Africa..
Rob Lith is the director of Connection Telecom. ICT Industry aficionado and internet specialist, he has been involved in the industry for the last 20 years.
Rob Stokes is an investor and entrepreneur focused on the technology and education sectors. In his first innings he founded award-winning digital agency, Quirk, in 1999.
Editor at Bizcommunity..
|Robyn de Villiers|
Robyn de Villiers is Chairman and CEO of Burson-Marsteller: Africa..
Roger Hislop is an engineer and strategist at Internet Solutions (IS), driving business innovation through the smart application of new technologies. Contact Roger on and follow @d0dja on Twitter..
Ronald Ravel is Director B2B South Africa, Toshiba South Africa.
Rowan Fine is the Managing Director of CompuCart, a company that grows through diversification and by paying attention to market trends..
Sherry Zameer is Vice President IoT at Gemalto..
Having started his career as a startup partner for FSA Distribution in 1990, Simon Campbell-Young went on to start his own company called Memtek Distribution in 1995. This was sold to a public company called Siltek Holdings between 1998 to 2000.
Chief Technology Advisor at SAP Africa.
Major Channel Account Manager at F5 Networks.
Sindy Peters (@sindylp) is managing editor at Bizcommunity.com. She can be reached at ..
As Chief Commercial Officer at Seacom, Steve Briggs oversees sales performance, helps to optimise the product portfolio and drives superior customer experiences across the company's commercial portfolio..
Sven Hammar is co-founder and CEO of Apica, a provider of powerful, best-in-class technology for testing, monitoring, and optimizing the performance of cloud and mobile applications. He has decade-long experience and expertise in web performance and web optimization, e-commerce, cloud services, IT entrepreneurship and the Internet.
Adding more zeros and heroes to brand value Brand Turn Around and Brand Positioning specialists Specialising in corporate identity development, brand identity refreshes and the creation of heritage brands to achieve market leadership position. Currently acting as Bizcommunity.com creative director at large.
Co-founder @DisruptAfrica. Tech and business journalist in Africa.
Trevor Hill is the head of Audi South Africa. With over 20 years of global experience with Audi, Hill joins the South African team after spending two years at the head office in Germany heading up the global strategic project of Internationalisation..
South African innovator, data scientist and CEO of Canadian machine learning company: Xineoh..
Vinny Perumal is the managing director of Macrocomm. She is a dynamic female entrepreneur who has successfully navigated the complexities of the IT and telecommunications industry for almost two decades..
Wynand Smit is CEO at INOVO, a leading contact centre business solutions provider..
Yatish Narsi is the chief experience officer at Grid Worldwide..