Managing Director at Dial a Nerd.
Adi Stephan is Head of Learning HP at IQbusiness, and has more than 16 years of experience in the training and learning environment. He has the ability to identify and create state-of-the-art initiatives and programmes that accelerate Human Resources, improve learning, increase learner retention, and offer overall improvement of organisations..
Alan Hockey is the Operations Director at Corner Bakery. With more than 10 years operational experience in senior management positions in the Momentum Group of companies, he left the corporate world to become an Executive Trainer and Business Consultant with a multi-national business process improvement consultancy.
Allon Raiz is the CEO of Raizcorp. In 2008, Raiz was selected as a Young Global Leader by the World Economic Forum, and in 2011 he was appointed for the first time as a member of the Global Agenda Council on Fostering Entrepreneurship.
Amelia Brown is a Cape Town-based freelance writer, editor and creative with more than a decade's experience working in publishing across food and travel, fashion and lifestyle, decor and design..
Director at MortgageMe.
Bianca Marie Delport studied Linguistics and English literature before entering the content marketing industry in 2011. In 2014, she joined the National Positions team and has since then established herself as one of the company's leading content specialists.
Bonnie Ramaila is an international communication consultant. She previously worked in the private and public sector as a communication expert.
Boris Dzhingarov graduated UNWE with a major in marketing. He is the CEO of ESBO ltd brand mentioning agency.
Business Owner, SETA Accredited Business Facilitator and Keynote Speaker on Entrepreneurship, Business Growth Strategies and Economic Transformation..
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..
Brian Eagar is the founder and group CEO of TowerStone. From being voted as the naughtiest kid most likely to fail at school, Brian Eagar found success in the information and technology sector as a young sales and marketing executive, culminating in an executive sales and strategy role for one of the Siemens businesses based in Germany.
Futurist, economist and trend analyst. Partner at Flux Trends..
Carmen Murray is the founder of Boo-yah! and has become a household name among marketing professionals as a result of her inspirational "masterclasses". These sessions have reached thousands of marketers across SA.
Catherine Wijnberg is the Director and Founder of the Fetola Foundation (www.fetola.co.za).
Cathy Smith was appointed Managing Director of SAP Africa in March 2018. She is the first-ever female executive of an emerging markets market unit in SAP's history..
Celeste Sirin is an employer branding specialist, speaker, facilitator and founder of Employer Branding SA which aims to develop employer banding best practice in South Africa by educating South African leaders. She is a leading authority in positioning and elevating employer brands for companies, offering extensive insight into local, African and international employer branding trends..
Campaign & Project Lead at Elevating Brands.
Chris Ogden is Managing Director at RubiBlue.
General Country Manager at Xero SA.
Devan Moonsamy is the CEO of ICHAF Training Institute. ICHAF offers SETA-approved training in business skills, computer use, and soft skills.
Doros Hadjizenonos is Regional Sales Director Southern Africa at Fortinet.
Douglas Kruger is the bestselling author of nine business books with Penguin, including the global release: Virus-Proof Your Small Business. Meet him at www.douglaskruger.com, or email moc.rekaepsregurksalguod@ofni..
Dov Girnun is the CEO at Merchant Capital..
|Dr. Gleb Tsipursky|
CEO at Disaster Avoidance Experts.
PR & Communications at AFDA /Alumni / Festivals.
I am a driven and extremely hard working individual, with a keen eye for business ideas and opportunities..
11 years of experience in financial services incorporating, Product Ownership and Management, Personalisation, Project Delivery, Customer Experience Strategies, Digital Transformation Strategic Planning, Competitor Analysis, Partnership Specialisation, Project Management, Technology Services, Cloud Migration, Product Marketing, Insight based Communication Planning, Social Media Community Management, and digitally-led business solutions delivering data-driven customer solutions across digital platforms, spearheading digital adoption and setting the Digital Customer strategy..
Co-Founder at Jobbie.
Editor: Marketing & Media; Head of Content for Entrepreneurship.
Public and Private sphere Compliance Officer specialising in Data Protection and Technology. Ezra has an LLB from the University of KwaZulu-Natal and is an Admitted Attorney of the High Court of South Africa.
Francois Schoeman's professional experience lies in driving business growth through strategic marketing and business company initiatives, including core competencies in governance, management, planning and directing launches for diverse sectors, and is known as a turnaround strategist. Currently, he is the COO of GEMS Property, consulting to more than 65 companies in diverse sectors..
Founder of Digify Africa, the youth content agency, and Shuttleworth Foundation Fellow.
Geoffrey White, CEO of Agility Africa, is an expert on infrastructure development, retail supply chain and investment in Africa. Agility, a leading global provider of integrated logistics and related infrastructure, has $5.1bn in revenue, 26,000 employees, and offices in more than 100 countries.
Glenn Gillis is the managing director of Sea Monster Entertainment, one of South Africa's pre-eminent animation, gaming and augmented reality companies. He has a Business Science degree from UCT and has been an entrepreneur, hired gun, and consultant with growing, knowledge-intensive businesses around the world for over 25 years..
Graeme Palmer is a director in the commercial department of Garlicke & Bousfield..
Greg Chen is the CEO and co-founder of Mobiz. He has a long history in the South African mobile space and is passionate about the role technology can play in engaging the country's people across the spectrum..
Howard Feldman is one of SA's leading entrepreneurs and Head of Marketing & People at Synthesis. His experience is global and extensive, spanning more than 20 years of working as a businessman, philanthropist and social commentator.
Imran is a content and production assistant at Bizcommunity.com..
Irina Herf is the General Manager of DCMN South Africa. When the office opened in 2017, she brought 15 years' experience in media agencies (independent and performance driven) as well as in a fashion start-up.
Jacqueline Raw is a Sales and Marketing Strategist. She is the founder of Ycagel, a Marketing consulting and services firm and SkillX an online skills incubator for entrepreneurs and professionals.
Maposa is the founder and managing director of Birguid, a research and advisory company. Maposa has 15 years work experience, mostly spent in research and strategy consulting.
Community Manager / Copywriter at MyJobMag SA.
Named by CEO publication as SA's most influential government businesswoman in the SME sector in 2012, she's big on vision, strategy and effective communication. Start with a successful business strategy and executive coaching consultancy to leading national brands...
Jason Stewart is the co-founder and MD of HaveYouHeard (www.haveyouheard.co.za), a communications agency immersed in culture to influence it. With 11 years' trading experience and offices in Johannesburg, Cape Town and London, HaveYouHeard uncovers unique insights to create innovative ideas that influence the audience by bringing the brands it partners with to the centre of culture..
Jeff Lomey is an executive business coach specialising in Strategy-in-Action. He is also the founder of Jeff Lomey Associates, a niche consultancy with expertise in executive coaching and strategy execution.
With a long, illustrious and award-winning career behind him as a suit and no-nonsense client-whisperer in some of SA's top agencies, Jeremy knows all sides of the brand business better than most - both in terms of what still works and what doesn't work anymore, and how to change that. He is the fearless disruptor of the traditional agency model that South African brands have been waiting for..
Jess is Senior Editor: Marketing & Media at Bizcommunity.com. She is also a contributing writer.
With over 20 years' experience in digital marketing, Johan Walters specialises in helping brands harness the full potential of the digital solutions..
Johanna McDowell counsels clients and agencies around expectations in the advertising, marketing process. She is CEO of the Independent Agency Search and Selection Company (IAS) and managing partner for SCOPEN in the UK and South Africa.
BA Communications graduate. Writing.
Juanita is the editor of the marketing & media portal on the Bizcommunity website. She is also a contributing writer..
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....
Retail editor and lifestyle contributor at Bizcommunity.com. Cape Town apologist.
Lee Naik is the CEO of TransUnion Africa..
Leigh Andrews AKA the #MilkshakeQueen, is former Editor-in-Chief: Marketing & Media at Bizcommunity.com, with a passion for issues of diversity, inclusion and equality, and of course, gourmet food and drinks! She can be reached on Twitter at @Leigh_Andrews..
A journalist and editorial specialist in content development across print, online and radio platforms with a particular passion for entrepreneurship and SMME's. Director and co-founder of a "for purpose" business that launches entrepreneurial kids..
Louise Burgers (previously Marsland) is Founder/Content Director: SOURCE Content Marketing Agency. Louise is a Writer, Publisher, Editor, Content Strategist, Content/Media Trainer.
|Lyndy van den Barselaar|
Lyndy van den Barselaar is the MD of Manpower Group South Africa..
Mark Wilson is the Managing Director of SYSPRO Africa, who defines and oversees the go-to-market and channel strategies, identifies key growth areas and develops new partnerships across the continent. Mark believes strongly in a customer-centric approach and the importance of recognising and understanding a customer's specific business needs..
Marnus Broodryk is an entrepreneur, author, investor, speaker and SME advocate. He is the founder and CEO of The Beancounter, and recently released his first book "90 Rules for Entrepreneurs"..
Journalist at Luxury Public Relations & Concierge.
Matt is the CEO of Digital Kungfu - a purpose built lead generation company for technology businesses..
Matt Grobler is a Presales Engineer at INOVO..
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..
Minnie-lee Tagwirei is a Public Relations Strategist, Author and Founder of Minnie-lee Media World Pty Ltd a Public Relations Communications company based in Cape Town..
Naseem Javed is a corporate philosopher, chairman of Expothon Worldwide; a Canadian Think tank focused on National Mobilization of Entrepreneurialism on Platform Economies..
Natasha Fourie is the head of marketing intelligence and insights of DCMN South Africa. For more information about the services offered by DCMN's Insights team, please click here or send an email to az.oc.nmcd@tizwoh..
An experienced strategist, trainer and customer experience improvement specialist, Nathalie has more than 25 years of experience in the customer service industry..
Nicci Botha has been wordsmithing for more than 20 years, covering just about every subject under the sun and then some. She's strung together words on sustainable development, maritime matters, mining, marketing, medical, lifestyle...
Nick Durrant is MD at Bluegrass Digital, a digital production agency. We work with marketing teams and creative agencies around the world delivering digital platforms.
|Nicola van Ast|
Nicola van Ast is the Co-Founder and Head of Customer Acquisition Growth at Growthink. Nicola is an experienced CMO and Growth Practitioner having previously worked with leading brands in the digital, entertainment and telco industries inclusive of Showmax/ Multichoice, MTN, Capital International and Interbrand.
Nokwazi Mzobe, Founder and Lead Consultant of Matoyana Business Solutions, a boutique business consulting company located in Johannesburg, South Africa. It is targeted at start-ups, small and medium enterprises across Africa..
Nthabiseng Dube is the CEO at New Heights Media..
Nunu Ntshingila is the regional director of Facebook Africa..
Odette Faling is the CEO of South Africa's newest online travel agency, Travelcheck.co.za. After 12 years in ecommerce she has gained deep knowledge in developing partnerships and marketing strategies to help companies grow..
Research & Marketing Strategist at AfricArena.
Paul Cook is co-founder and Managing Director of Silvertree Holdings, which builds, invests into and operates disruptive consumer brands, including UCOOK, Faithful to Nature, PriceCheck, Pet Heaven and many more. Paul holds a PhD in theoretical physics from the California Institute of Technology. Before 2013, he worked as a consultant in McKinsey & Company's Johannesburg and London offices, focused on growth strategy in Africa and the strategic implications of global trends..
Pieter Scholtz is the Co-Master Licensee in Southern Africa for ActionCOACH, the fastest growing and largest business coaching company globally. Pieter and his partner, Harry Welby-Cooke developed ActionCOACH across Southern Africa, which now boasts over 30 franchisees.
Rebone Masemola is the founder of a digital Feminist platform called the WokeProject, she's a Marketer, and writer who advocates for equality and fair representation. She's a TEDx Speaker who currently works as a Digital Marketing Manager for an international TV Network..
|Regine le Roux|
A Reputation-Superhero that goes to the ends of the earth to protect clients' reputations.
Robert runs the PR training company, www.robertgentle.com. He has some 25 years of experience in financial journalism, public relations and training.
Editor at Bizcommunity..
Rowan Leibbrandt is a founding partner of Truman & Orange, a premium drinks company. Returning to South Africa to apply 20 years' experience in various management positions at blue chip liquor companies, Rowan has lived in Swaziland (where he was born), the UK, Russia, Germany and worked extensively in France, Germany, Portugal and Greece.
Roy Morrison writes about content businesses at Meaningful Profits - a blog dedicated to building profitable content businesses without tech skills or big upfront investments..
From Graphic design to Web design to all kinds of creative training courses. We do it all...perfectly..
A seasoned marketing and communications specialist, Russell Jarvis started his own consultancy in 2017 after eight years at online travel and FinTech companies. He is based in Cape Town..
Ruth is the production manager at Bizcommunity, as well as a editor of the Lifestyle section. moc.ytinummoczib@htur.
Marketing Director at Connection Telecom.
Selina Bieber is the regional director for Turkey and MENA at GoDaddy EMEA..
|Shaun van Rooyen|
Shaun van Rooyen is the strategic accounts and partnerships manager for Infobip Africa..
Sibu Mabena has managed to build a career around her passions - dance, social media, events and talent management. She founded Duma Collective while doing her Bachelor's Degree in Political Science and International Relations at the University Of Pretoria. She has worked on Cassper Nyovest's Fill Up The Dome, Fill Up Orlando Stadium and Fill Up FNB Stadium.
|Silvia De Jager and Lisa Illingworth|
Silvia De Jager is the development sector consultant at Evolve and Lisa Illingworth is the CEO of Futureproof SA..
Siobhan Zurnamer is head of content marketing at Giraffe - a mobile job platform that helps businesses find the best staff faster and more affordably than any other way. Siobhan is passionate about small businesses and job creation in South Africa, and has carefully curated this course on small business recruitment..
As more small companies look to establish their online presence around the world, GoDaddy is expanding its European operations and has appointed Stefano Maruzzi as its Vice President of EMEA (Europe, the Middle East and Africa)..
|Stephen van der Heijden|
As the VP of Growth at OfferZen, Stephen van der Heijden focusses on guiding his passionate team to grow the business by adding value to the tech community..
Tony Spong is the managing partner at AAR Group UK (Strategic Partners to the Independent Agency Search & Selection Company)..
Vera Valasis is the Executive Director at Franchise Association of South Africa (FASA)..
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.
Born in Ghana, Yaw Dwomoh is the Managing Director of Idea Hive, a specialist Brand Storytelling company based in Johannesburg that enables medium-to-large brands to craft their brand stories in a way that is authentic, connecting with customers in a way that captures their hearts and their purchasing power..
Yolandi Esterhuizen oversees the interpretation and implementation of tax, labour and protection of personal information legislation into Sage's HR and payroll as well as accounting products across Africa and the Middle East. She brings to her role expert knowledge and consulting experience in tax and labour law, including PAYE, Employment Tax Incentive, Employment Equity, Skills Development and Labour Relations..