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Adam DembovskyAdam Dembovsky

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

Adam HowatsonAdam Howatson

Adam joined OpenText in October of 2001 and has served the organisation in numerous roles, including Product Management, Marketing, Engineering, Information Technology, The Office of The President/CEO and PMO, Partner Development and Mergers & Acquisitions. Adam presently holds the station of Chief Marketing Officer and SVP and also oversees OpenText's Global Partner & Alliance operations..

Ade LewisAde Lewis

Ade Lewis is digital marketing agency that works with websites, customers and markets to provide SEO Consultancy..

Adriaan StrydomAdriaan Strydom

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

Ailsa WingfieldAilsa Wingfield

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

Alan Knott-CraigAlan Knott-Craig

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..

Alan SmithAlan Smith

Alan Smith is the owner and executive producer at Produsa, which specialises in developing advertiser funded programing and broadcasting local content in the Lifestyle, Entertainment and Sport genre's, and has a keen interest in documentaries. His main role is developing the business partnerships and sponsorships to develop local content..

Alistair MokoenaAlistair Mokoena

Managing Director of Ogilvy & Mather Johannesburg. Mokoena has agency and brand experience spanning 17 years.

Allon RaizAllon Raiz

Allon Raiz is the CEO of Raizcorp, a privately-owned small business Prosperator™ in South Africa, accredited as a Centre of Excellence by the UK-Government approved Small Firms Enterprise Development Initiative (SFEDI). 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, making him one of 15 world experts in the field..

Amahle MadlalaAmahle Madlala

Social Media Manager at Elevator Agency.

Amanda DlaminiAmanda Dlamini

Amanda Dlamini is a graduate from the University of Pretoria, GIBS, UNISA's Thabo Mbeki African Leadership Institute (TMALI), and Harvard Business School. She's held various marketing positions in leading FMCG companies like South African Breweries (SAB), Nampak and Tiger Brands, and she spent a significant tenure as a Senior Strategist for Ogilvy and Mather Africa, based in Nairobi (Kenya)....

Amandine RobinAmandine Robin

Amandine Robin is a design thinker. She co-founded Innovative Matters, a strategic innovation lab with Dora Jurd in 2014.

Andrew MacKenzieAndrew MacKenzie

Managing Director at Boomtown.

Andy WalkerAndy Walker

Camper by day, run-and-gunner by night, Andy is editor at Memeburn and prefers his toast like his coffee -- dark and crunchy. Specialising in spotting the next big Instagram cat star, Andy also dabbles in smartphone and game reviews over on Gearburn..

Angie WhiteAngie White

Press Office Manager/Writer at Bizcommunity.

Ann NurockAnn Nurock

A former CEO of Grey South Africa and President/CEO of Grey Canada, Ann Nurock is now the Africa Partner of Relationship Audits and Management, a global consultancy specialising in the measurement, risk mitigation and optimisation of B2B relationships. Contact details: | Twitter @Annnurock.

Annabel PorterAnnabel Porter

Annabel Porter in the group marketing manager for Kantar Added Value. Prior to joining the agency in 2016 her job was to get people to watch more TV, as commercial marketing manager for broadcaster UKTV....

Anne DolinschekAnne Dolinschek

I'm a gladiator in a pencil skirt aka PR consultant. My aim is to educate brands and corporates to do PR and Digital PR the right way...however, not all are willing to learn..

Annelize van RensburgAnnelize van Rensburg

Annelize van Rensburg is a director at Signium Africa (previously Talent Africa), a South African-based executive search and talent management company servicing sub-Saharan Africa. She is also Leader of Signium's Global Consumer Goods and Services Practice..

Antoinette PomboAntoinette Pombo

Antoinette is passionate about result-driven marketing, copywriting and powerful content! She writes for Youth Dynamix, a youth & family specialist research and marketing agency. To activate your brand in the youth market, contact or call 071 551 8200..

Anton MoulderAnton Moulder

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

Auguste CoetzerAuguste Coetzer

Auguste Coetzer is a Director of Signium Africa (previously Talent Africa), a leading South African-based executive search and talent management company servicing sub-Saharan Africa..

Babalwa NyembeziBabalwa Nyembezi

Babalwa is a trained storyteller who believes that social media has the potential to change the world as we know it. She believes emphatically in the power of creative content, and strives to see brands stretching the boundaries in how they tell their stories everyday.

Bandile NdzisheBandile Ndzishe

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

Barry LouzadaBarry Louzada

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 KaytonBelinda Kayton

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..

Benjamin BrandallBenjamin Brandall

Content Marketer at Process Street.

Bernard FordBernard Ford

CEO at One Channel.

Beverley KleinBeverley Klein

Beverley Klein is the editor of the Marketing Media South Africa section on Bizcommunity.com. With a background in journalism and historical studies, she's dived into the world of industry news, curating content, writing and interviewing thought leaders.

Bianca Quinn-DiavastosBianca Quinn-Diavastos

Bianca Quinn-Diavastos is the managing director of the digital marketing agency Jetweb - "Digital on Demand". She has worked in media and publishing since 2006, and has gained a diverse range of experience spanning the marketing and strategic digital industries..

Bogosi MotshegwaBogosi Motshegwa

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

Bonnie RamailaBonnie Ramaila

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

Boris DzhingarovBoris Dzhingarov

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

Bradley ElliottBradley Elliott

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

Brandon de Kock

Brandon de Kock is an award-winning author, photographer, editor, and speaker who is director of storytelling for WhyFive Insights..

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 Bairstow-KlopperBrendon Bairstow-Klopper

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

Brett MorrisBrett Morris

Brett Morris is CEO and Chief Creative Officer of FCB Africa..

Brett ParkerBrett Parker

Brett Parker is the managing director at SAP Africa.

Brett St ClairBrett 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.

Brian MechemBrian Mechem

Brian Mechem is COO and Co-Founder of Grin, a software solution for companies who run influencer marketing programs. Grin's software powers some of the best influencer programs in the world, providing insights on ROI and adding efficiency to the influencer marketing process..

Bronwyn WilliamsBronwyn Williams

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

Candace BoschCandace Bosch

Candace Bosch has her Masters in Communication and Media Studies. She is a Director at Arion Communications with many years of corporate communication experience.

Candace van ZylCandace van Zyl

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

Cara ShepherdCara Shepherd

Cara is the head of Client Success over at Webfluential where she empowers brands and agencies to run their own influencer campaigns..

Cari CoetzeeCari Coetzee

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

Carmen MurrayCarmen Murray

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.

Caroline CurrieCaroline Currie

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

Cas DreijerCas Dreijer

Heading up Be Salt - an awesome Experiential agency that is set on doing things a bit differently..

Cecil UngererCecil Ungerer

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

Chantel TroskieChantel Troskie

Troskie is passionate about guiding businesses on technology that will help them better understand as well as engage with their customers..

Charlene OlivierCharlene Olivier

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

Charles MburuguCharles Mburugu

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

Charlie StewartCharlie Stewart

CEO at Rogerwilco.

Charlie WannellCharlie Wannell

A stint outside the advertising world saw Charlie own her own "Scrapbooking" business. But the excitement of advertising and radio continued to call and she returned to Radmark in 2010 as Marketing Manager.

Chemory GunkoChemory Gunko

Chemory Gunko is a seasoned Creative Director, a certified NLP Practitioner, Ericksonian Hypnotherapy Practitioner, Energy ReSourcing Practitioner & Life Coach, among others. She works as a marketing consultant and provides copywriting, SEO, graphic design and Joomla! website services..

Chiara Di RagoChiara Di Rago

Chiara Di Rago is leading the industry when it comes to influencer marketing and how best to utilise new platforms such as Instagram and Snapchat. Utilising her BA in Strategic Communications, 22 year old Di Rago has carved out a position as thought leader in the "new" social space.

Chris BischoffChris Bischoff

Chris is a Research Analyst sustainability specialist with a wealth of knowledge in the green economy, green consumerism and stakeholder perceptions of corporate environmental performance. At Reputation Matters Chris has gained extensive experience with corporate communication and media relations; and manages communication for many of Reputation Matter's clients within the environmental space..

Chris GregoryChris Gregory

Chris Gregory (@listen_to_chris) Is the Africa and Middle East Sales Manager for TripAdvisor, where he is responsible for paid digital media and content solutions. Chris is an avid chef who loves golf and Netflix..

Chris JordanChris Jordan

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

Chrisna BassonChrisna Basson

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.

Claire Denham-DysonClaire Denham-Dyson

Claire Denham-Dyson started studying anthropology at the university currently known as Rhodes and then moved to UCT. After finishing her Honours degree she moved back to Johannesburg and through fate or luck she found that Warren Moss (CEO of Demographica) was looking for an anthropologist.

Claudelle NaidooClaudelle Naidoo

Claudelle Naidoo is an accomplished Marketing, Consumer & Media Research Specialist with 13 years of experience working across multi-million rand portfolios within organisations such as Nielsen SA, Media 24, Caxton, and Kagiso Media. Currently, Claudelle heads up MediaCom's Analytics & Insights division, where she focuses on using technology and data modelling exercises to develop and execute insights that assist businesses in understanding the impact of their sales and marketing initiatives..

Claudia RothClaudia Roth

Claudia Roth is the founder of Soul Luxury..

Cleve GibbonCleve Gibbon

Cleve Gibbon is a technology evangelist with over 20 years' experience delivering digital platforms for large organisations. Currently the Chief Marketing Technology Officer at Cognifide where the team provides the technical expertise to effectively make, manage, measure and mobilise digital content..

Colin CullisColin Cullis

Colin Cullis strives to find new and better ways of telling stories everyday in his role as product owner for Primedia Broadcasting's talk stations, 702 and CapeTalk. His searching often throws out fascinating insights into innovations and trends that are changing the way we live, and inform his weekly feature on The Money Show with Bruce Whitfield, called Business Unusual.

cormac reynoldscormac reynolds

Director - Marketing at My Online Marketer.

Dale FerreiraDale Ferreira

Sconetent is a digital agency that looks to partner with the best possible clients to aid them in developing a strategic message that is delivered to the correct audience at the right time..

Damon StapletonDamon Stapleton

Damon went to New Zealand to work with his old partner Shane Bradnick and make some secret creative sauce. Before that he was ECD at Saatchi and Saatchi Australia, before that, Group ECD of TBWA Hunt Lascaris and Global ECD of Standard Bank.

Dan MarcusDan Marcus

Dan Marcus is the CEO of specialist project management software company, Magnetic. He is a smart thinker and an entrepreneur of note who started his first company at the age of 18, and has since built and led four successful business ventures - the latest of which is Magnetic.

Danette BreitenbachDanette Breitenbach

Danette Breitenbach was the editor and publisher of Advantage, the publication that served the marketing, media and advertising industry in southern Africa. Before her editorship, she was deputy-editor as well as freelancing for over a year on the publication before that.

Daniel DercksenDaniel Dercksen

As a freelance film and theatre journalist for more than 30 years, published playwright and creator of the independent training initiative The Writing Studio, Daniel Dercksen received the number one spot for most popular lifestyle contributor for 2012, 2014 and 2015, and 2nd spot in 2016 on Bizcommunity.com..

Daniel LevyDaniel Levy

Daniel Levy is first an entrepreneur, second CEO of Popimedia, and somewhere down the list, a lawyer....

Daniel MunslowDaniel Munslow

Daniel is an independent communication consultant working with leading organisations on mapping out strategic communication, executive communication and crisis communication needs. He regularly speaks at local and international conferences about research, crisis communication, leadership communication, agility and integration.

Daniella ShapiroDaniella Shapiro

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

Danilo AcquistoDanilo Acquisto

Danilo Acquisto is a TV presenter on Afternoon Express and a radio presenter on Good Hope FM. Danilo's passion and ambition as a digital entrepreneur in South Africa saw him being appointed as the CEO of Special Effects Media South Africa, a YouTube Multi-Channel Network (MCN) backed by international partners, which launched in 2017.

Danny BryerDanny Bryer

Danny Bryer is Area Director, Sales, Marketing and Revenue Management, Protea Hotels by Marriott..

Danny DrewDanny Drew

Managing Director for South Africa at Avaya.

Dave NemethDave Nemeth

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

David LimbertDavid Limbert

David Limbert heads up the creative services department at Magnetic Storm and has a solid background in theatre. Following his studies at the Guildford School of Acting and qualifying as a stage manager, he cemented his reputation for excellence in the UK theatre world and worked at the Rep Theatre, the London City Ballet, and the world-famous, West End theatres..

Dean OelschigDean Oelschig

Dean Oelschig is the founder of Halo, an indie communication design agency that creates ideas for business growth. Halo is setting out to make below-the-line sexy again.

Derryn JacksonDerryn Jackson

Derryn studied a BA in Communications Sciences and Psychology through UNISA and majored in Integrated Marketing Communications. She is currently a Senior Digital Account Manager at Flume Digital Marketing..

Des FennerDes Fenner

Des Fenner is the general manager of Datsun South Africa.

Deseré OrrillDeseré Orrill

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

Desiree GullanDesiree Gullan

Having worked at the 'Big Three' advertising agencies in SA and proving her creative mettle abroad, Desirée has won multiple local and international awards for her work - including Cannes Lions and Clios. She believes in the importance of craftsmanship - that it's not in the designing, but in the redesigning.

Devin RossDevin Ross

Devin Ross is a Senior Strategist at Cape Town-based digital agency, MPULL. He has over 6 years experience in strategy and is passionate about how technology and data intertwine with creative and marketing..

Dharmesh NagarDharmesh Nagar

Dharmesh Nagar is strategy director at Media Revolution..

Diane Gantz

Diane Gantz is lead consultant insights, Kantar, Sub-Saharan Africa..

Dion ChangDion Chang

Trend strategist, Dion Chang, is the founder of research trend specialists, Flux Trends. He is an innovator, creative thinker and walking ideas bank.

Dominique PienaarDominique Pienaar

Dominique Pienaar is the regional manager: Gauteng at DUO Marketing and Communications and has worked in the public relations industry for more than 15 years, with experience ranging from consumer to corporate and technology PR....

Douglas GauldDouglas Gauld

A scholar, problem solver and professional troublemaker, Doug is passionate about campaign optimisaion. "There are always (at least some) problem areas where campaigns can be improved," he says.

Douglas KrugerDouglas Kruger

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

Dr. Ludi KoekemoerDr. Ludi Koekemoer

Dr. Ludi Koekemoer's illustrious career spans over three large advertising agencies.

Edward CarbuttEdward Carbutt

Executive Director at Marval Africa.

Elizabeth de StadlerElizabeth de Stadler

Elizabeth specialises in all things Consumer Law, plain language drafting and designing and delivering training. She prides herself on being slightly out there and bringing a fresh perspective to compliance issues.

Enver DuminyEnver Duminy

Enver Duminy is the CEO at Cape Town Tourism.

Erens TloboroErens Tloboro

Head of Digital & Technology at Lwendo (Pty) Ltd.

Ernst LassErnst Lass

After completing an Advanced Diploma in Multimedia Design and Production at City Varsity in 2006, winning the coveted ‘Student of the Year' award, he went on to work for various advertising and design agencies. While working at one small seed (a pop-culture magazine and online platform), Ernst was responsible for the re-branding and redesign of the magazine and websites, resulting in an 800% increase in international sales..

Ernst WittmannErnst Wittmann

As Global Account Director for MEA and Country Manager in Southern Africa for Alcatel, Ernst is leading the brand's growth strategy for the MEA region. Working closely with global network operators and distributors, he is helping to make Alcatel a formidable force in the fiercely competitive mobile market..

Estelle NagelEstelle Nagel

Estelle Nagel is the Vertical and Brand Manager of Gumtree South Africa. She holds a Marketing Degree from CPUT with a strong background in Public Relations, Internal and Crisis Communications.

Etienne de VilliersEtienne de Villiers

Etienne de Villiers is the lead programmer at Fuzzy Logic. Etienne has been creating interactive experiences for over 15 years and has worked at some of the top multimedia and game development companies in South Africa and the UK.

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.

Federico DedeuFederico Dedeu

Federico Dedeau is the Business Development Lead for EMEA at indaHash, a global technology platform that connects more than 589,000 social media influencers with a combined reach of one and a half billion followers to brands around the world. An industry veteran with more than 18 years experience in marketing and advertising and has held positions at some of the leading advertising and media agencies in SA.

Fourie RossouwFourie Rossouw

Fourie Rossouw is a digital storyteller at Stories & Science, a creative marketing agency in Cape Town. He also has a masters degree in cross-cultural identity.

Frank OuyangFrank Ouyang

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

Gareth GrantGareth Grant

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

Garikai NhongoGarikai Nhongo

Garikai Nhongo is the managing director of KG&A Advertising in Rwanda and he is the group head of strategy for the global firm. He is also a blogger at www.thinkingentrepreneur.gq and www.garikainhongo.blogspot.com, an entrepreneur and a poet..

Gau Narayanan

Gau Narayanan is Net#work BBDO managing director..

Gil SperlingGil Sperling

Gil Sperling is the co-founder and chief technology officer of ad-tech company Popimedia. Through the development of the meedee8 platform, Popimedia was granted the prestigious Facebook Marketing Partner status - the first company on the African continent to hold this accolade..

Gill RandallGill Randall

Joint CEO at SPARK Media.

Gillian RightfordGillian Rightford

Gillian Rightford's CV is a mix of marketing, advertising, and management. A former Group MD of Lowe Bull, she started Adtherapy (www.adtherapy.co.za), a consultancy that talks to agencies and marketers about all things advertising.

Gisela Seeley

Gisela Seeley is Country Leader at Kantar Media South Africa..

Glen MeierGlen Meier

Having kicked off his seasoned advertising career as a creative, Glen, who's more comfortable in a pair of boardshorts than a suit and tie, made his way over to the operational oversight and strategic side of the industry. That's where his key strengths lie, and that's where his decisiveness ensures Boomtown's efficiency, his strategic game plan ensures connection to clients and his project management delivers professional, consistently on-brand campaigns that give our clients value..

Glenn van EckGlenn 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.

Graham DeneysGraham Deneys

Graham Deneys is the Strategy Director at Carat in Cape Town..

Graham Du PlessisGraham Du Plessis

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

Greg KilfoilGreg Kilfoil

New Business Development Executive at Mscsports.

Greg MasonGreg Mason

Greg Mason is Effective Measure's Country Manager for South Africa. He has extensive experience in both the publisher and advertiser side of online advertising, having worked with large international publishers like MSN, BBC, CBS Interactive, Sky News and Times Lives..

Greg MorrisGreg Morris

Greg Morris is the chief executive officer of MICROmega Holdings Limited. Greg joined the group in 2000 and was appointed CEO in January 2011.

Greg Viljoen

Managing Director and Founder at Bigger Than Me.

Gustav GoosenGustav Goosen

Gustav Goosen is the CEO of The SpaceStation, a digital media sales company. The SpaceStation executes world-class, multi-platform digital media solutions across more than 40 premium websites, mobile sites and apps, from leading brands at Media24, 24.com and MultiChoice, making them a leader in the rapidly growing and evolving digital advertising arena in Sub-Saharan Africa..

Guy BergerGuy Berger

Used to do this kind of work at Rhodes University, but on a South African and Pan African scale. Now, the remit is wider and shaped by the United Nations principle..

Hadlee SimonsHadlee Simons

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

Harry Welby-CookeHarry Welby-Cooke

Leading business and executive coach and SA's Co-Master Licensee for global franchise company - ActionCOACH. For more information visit www.actioncoachsa.co.za.

Heather BakerHeather Baker

TopLine founder and CEO Heather is a digital strategist, star blogger and trainer with a passion for technology that fuels the direction of the business..

Heidi BrauerHeidi Brauer

Heidi Brauer is the chief marketing officer of Hollard Insurance.

Helna BrownHelna Brown

Helna Brown has 36 years of inquisitive thinking and enthusiasm for people....

Herman CremerHerman Cremer

Chief Officer (South Africa) of InTarget Mobile Advertising..

Hlumelo NdoniHlumelo Ndoni

My twitter bio uses buzz words such as ass kicker, tech geek, and Internet ninja. But when you get down to it- I'm a marketer, a blogger, a social media enthusiast and budding growth hacker..

Ian SteynIan Steyn

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

Ilse van den BergIlse van den Berg

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

Ima PeterIma Peter

I have a brand publisher mindset: the creation of content our audience is looking for and then to optimize the path to conversion. With over a decade of PR experience, in consumer, technology and financial services, Content marketing has become my passion allowing me to integrate traditional PR and social media capabilities..

Irina HerfIrina Herf

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.

Iza GrekIza Grek

Energy, personal finance and food processing is the strange combination of niches I have - by hook or by crook - fallen into. I also write just about anything under the sun for all media platforms including magazine, press releases, blogs and research articles..

Izzy PughIzzy Pugh

Izzy's grand tour of Added Value started as a graduate in 2000, building experience in qualitative insight, ethnography, cultural insight and brand strategy....

Jacques van WykJacques van Wyk

COO of Ricoh SA.

Jainita KhatriJainita Khatri

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

James HuntJames Hunt

James Hunt is the Vice President at Create Group, CNN International Commercial..

James MaposaJames Maposa

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.

James WhiteJames White

James White is a content specialist for SEO Company Go and blogs in his free time at InfoBros. His articles have been published by ConverStations, Thought Catalog and IP Watchdog..

James WilsonJames Wilson

James is a communications and marketing specialist with more than 17 years' experience. He has worked in agencies and in-house, giving him the full scope of agency and client life....

Janine LloydJanine Lloyd

Janine Lloyd is the CEO of PR Expert, an entrepreneur and motivational speaker. With 27 years in leadership and entrepreneurship in the communications, marketing and branding fields, Janine is known for being an inspiring leader, razor-sharp strategist and successful entrepreneur.

Jared KoningJared Koning

CSO at Persuade Ltd.We focus on B2B inbound marketing, sales ready appointments focused on delivering high quality leads through conversion planning and automation while fused with offline traction points to deliver, introduce companies to decision makers in they industry. Want to chat? Message me here: www.calendly.com/persuade.

Jason RiedJason Ried

Jason Ried is the founder and MD of Fuzzy Logic. Jason's vision for Fuzzy Logic is to create world-class games and apps while growing the games industry in South Africa which has a wealth of untapped potential and talent.

Jay SmithJay Smith

Jay is a Senior Digital Experience Consultant at WPP digital technology consultancy, Cognifide. Based in Detroit, North America.

Jeanette GroveJeanette Grove

Jeanette is a multi-talented writer, ideas person, video editor, and director. She is fluent in four languages, and has the depth of knowledge and experience to lead social and content teams in telling a brand's stories online..

Jedd CokayneJedd Cokayne

Jedd has been in the media industry for 19 years and worked within media agencies and creative agencies like OMD, JWT and Joe Public. He has been lucky enough to work on some fantastic brands like Nissan, Ford, Siemens, Smart Car, Clover, MTN, Absa, Coca Cola and Famous Brands, to name a few..

Jennifer SteinJennifer Stein

Jennifer Stein lives and breathes PR. With over 25 years in the industry she has extensive corporate and consumer PR experience across a number of sectors including automotive, IT, fast moving consumer goods, pharmaceutical, property, luxury brands and various services industries.

Jennilee PeremoreJennilee Peremore

Jennilee Peremore is a media and communications professional with diverse experience in the industry. She has a Master's Degree in Applied Media and a Bachelor's Degree in Media, Communication and Culture..

Jessica EdgsonJessica Edgson

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

Jessica TennantJessica Tennant

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

JG BezuidenhoutJG Bezuidenhout

I believe in the power of entrepreneurs, particularly in their ability to facilitate and promote South Africa's economic growth. My passion is developing innovative/disruptive solutions, asking why and challenging the status quo..

Jill Young SchutteJill Young Schutte

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

Jimmy TemboJimmy Tembo

Jimmy Tembo is the co-founder of Birdie Media, a marketing company that focuses on campaign marketing in the Mpumalanga area. At a personal level, he consults for franchises and non-franchise businesses.

Jodene ShaerJodene Shaer

Co-Owner: Director of Strategy at Chat Factory Social Online Agency, focusing on community & engagement management, social media publicity & Online influencer management. Co-Owner: Life Achievement Facilitator at Lifeology, focusing on people development through talks, workshops & online assistance..

Johan WaltersJohan Walters

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

Johanna McDowellJohanna McDowell

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), a division of black-owned marketing services group Mazole Holdings.

John LaurenceJohn Laurence

John is MD of HeadSpace Neuromarketing and is an experienced marketer with over 15 years in the marketing and advertising industry. As well as having worked in marketing research, he has headed the marketing divisions of two blue-chip global brands in South Africa and has developed strategy for several well-known brands.

John LittleJohn Little

John Little is Regional Managing Partner, Middle East and Africa at The Observatory International. Between 1981 and 2009 he held the positions of MD of Ogilvy Jhb, Group MD of Leo Burnett, MD of Ogilvy Africa and CEO of GroupM, Africa.

John SaneiJohn Sanei

Specialties: Speaker, Trend Curator, Innovator, Business Strategist, Inspirator, Entrepreneur. John's latest book MAGNETiiZE is now available. https://www.johnsanei.com.

Jon RatcliffeJon Ratcliffe

Jon is the CEO of engage Video Group, a data-driven, social video publishing business. Jon is also the chairman of the Cape Town branch of the Advertising and Media Association of South Africa (AMASA) and the African representative to the World Economic Forum's global agenda council on the global creative economy....

Jonathan HoustonJonathan Houston

Head of Digital for HKLM Group and a semi-active blogger trying to learn as much as I can and educate as I go along....

Josephine BuysJosephine Buys

Josephine Buys is CEO of the IAB South Africa..

JP KloppersJP Kloppers

CEO at BrandsEye.

Juanita PienaarJuanita Pienaar

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

Juanita VorsterJuanita Vorster

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

Julia AhlfeldtJulia Ahlfeldt

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

Julia BreakeyJulia Breakey

Julia is a junior writer at Memeburn; a UCT film graduate with a passion for dogs, media, and dog-centric media. If she's not gushing about the new television show that you need to watch, she's rewatching The Good Place (which you need to watch)..

Julia RhodesJulia Rhodes

She is most known for skillfully marrying viral capacity video content with social media ads to generate mass amounts of reach....

Justin HawesJustin Hawes

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

Kate KenyonKate Kenyon

Kate is principal for content at WPP digital technology consultancy, Cognifide....

Keenan BouwerKeenan Bouwer

Head of operations at Lightspeed Digital Media. I have a strong base in marketing and I believe in focused strategies that bring brands to their relevant audiences.

Kelly ThompsonKelly Thompson

Kelly Thompson is partner - Trade Marks, at the law firm Adams & Adams, the South African member of the Global Advertising Lawyers Alliance..

Keshia PatchiappenKeshia Patchiappen

With over 11 years of experience in both the communication and digital realms, Keshia has the learning required to give clients the edge in the highly competitive market of corporate communications. Keshia has worked for global communications agencies such as Ogilvy and GGi, and lists amongst the clients she has represented Engineering counsel of South Africa, SANOFI, Kellogg's, Ford Motors, TGR Attorneys.

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....

Kgaugelo MaphaiKgaugelo Maphai

Kgaugelo Maphai is the Johannesburg MD of digital marketing agency The MediaShop..

Khangelani DzibaKhangelani Dziba

Khangelani Dziba is a communicator with key interests in Brand Communications and Diversity Studies. He has a sociological outlook on social issues and believes in storytelling with a difference..

Khuthalani KhumaloKhuthalani Khumalo

Managing Director, Khaliphani Communications.

Kirsty BarkhuizenKirsty Barkhuizen

Kirsty Barkhuizen is the Regional Director - Africa for Cognifide, based in Johannesburg....

Lara-Anne DerbyshireLara-Anne Derbyshire

Lara's official role is a creative team leader but she considers herself as someone who inspires and facilitates possibility and creativity - Boomtown's values. Overseeing the creative process, Lara ensures her team find the best possible creative solutions for clients, for them to realise their possibility....

Lauren CrooksLauren Crooks

Lauren is a psychology graduate and qualified life coach with a passion for words, people and all things digital. Her love affair with all things advertising began in 2015, where she undertook the role of traffic manager in a digital agency.

Lauren HartzenbergLauren Hartzenberg

Retail editor and lifestyle contributor at Bizcommunity.com. Former automotive and ICT editor.

Lebo Madiba

Lebo Madiba is Chief Marketing Officer, Ansys Limited. Ansys Limited is a diversified digital technology group.

Lee NaikLee Naik

Lee Naik is the CEO of TransUnion Africa..

Leigh AndrewsLeigh Andrews

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

Leon AyoLeon Ayo

Leon Ayo is the Chief Executive Officer of Odgers Berndtson, Sub-Saharan Africa. He has consulted and led teams across four continents.

Leslie PascaudLeslie Pascaud

EVP Branding and Sustainable Innovation at Added Value.

Linden BirnsLinden Birns

Linden Birns is a founding partner of BHK Crisis Communications. With its representatives in Cape Town, Seattle and Toulouse, BHK is the world's only crisis communications practice specialising in the aerospace and air transport industry.

Lindy LeeLindy Lee

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

Lisa Macleod

Lisa MacLeod is head of digital, Tiso Blackstar Group..

Lisa SteingoldLisa Steingold

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

Louise MarslandLouise Marsland

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

Lufuno MakungoLufuno Makungo

Lufuno Makungo is a Freelance Advertising Executive. Email: Lufuno.makungo@gmail.com.

Lynette HundermarkLynette Hundermark

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

Lynn JoffeLynn Joffe

Lynn Joffe heads up Creatrix, a radio branded content specialist, bringing destination listening to a spectrum of South African target markets. Creatrix is the custodian of several successful storytelling campaigns, including Absaville (Absa), 24/7 Chomza Place (Telkom) and Makarapa City (Anglo American)..

Madelain RoscherMadelain Roscher

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

Maiyo FebiMaiyo Febi

Maiyo Febi is the founder and managing director of Native Worx Public Relations and Communications, a boutique PR agency specialising in lifestyle and entertainment. Out of all the cool PR stuff she gets to do, she loves strategy, employee engagement, communications research, relationship building, event management and media relations.

mamahlatse marokanemamahlatse marokane

I'm a creative and hardworking young woman, focused on growing professionally. I have proven success with implementation of marketing strategies and the creation and execution of event activations, marketing and PR campaigns..

Manusha PillaiManusha Pillai

Manusha Pillai is currently the Director: Stakeholder Relations and Communications. Prior to this she was General Manager: Communications at Brand South Africa and has also been at the Departments of Foreign Affairs and Home Affairs as well as Government Communication and Information Systems.

Mari-Louise KaplanMari-Louise Kaplan

Mari-Louise is a creative strategist and TTL copywriter. Her offering to organisations and advertising agencies is somewhere between using left-brain neuromarketing to understand the behaviour of the target consumer and applying right-brain linguistics to make an emotional connection and trigger the desired action. She loves talking, sharing and learning, so drop her a note anytime at !.

Marilyn Dutlow MungaMarilyn Dutlow Munga

Marilyn Dutlow Munga has been appointed Associate Brand Director at Added Value South Africa, a member of the global marketing consultancy and research firm of the same name..

Mark MahoneyMark Mahoney

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

Maroefah SmithMaroefah Smith

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

Marthinus Van LoggerenbergMarthinus Van Loggerenberg

Marthinus van Loggerenberg is the Senior Strategic Planner at FCB Cape Town. He obtained an MBA Cum Laude at the University of Stellenbosch Business School and is in the final phase of his PhD on brand strategy.

Marthinus Van Loggerenberg and Tuelo LechutiMarthinus Van Loggerenberg and Tuelo Lechuti

Marthinus van Loggerenberg heads up strategy at Hellocomputer Cape Town. He specialises in brand narrative, branded entertainment, word-of-mouth marketing, brand identity design and trend forecasting.

Mathew WeissMathew Weiss

Mathew is a brand strategy and communications professional with broad experience working in Europe, America, Africa and Middle East. He is a strategist by training and has won DBA and APEX awards for marketing effectiveness..

Matt BrownMatt Brown

Matt is the CEO of Digital Kungfu — a strategic digital product development house. He is an entrepreneur, speaker and a advisor to startups..

Matt PreschernMatt Preschern

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 BowmanMegan Bowman

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

Michael BornheimMichael Bornheim

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

Michael ZaharievMichael Zahariev

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

Michelle JonesMichelle Jones

Passionate about media and digital, for almost four years I have worked at digital marketing agency Rogerwilco where I combine both interests. I was recently promoted to head up the team of content writers.

mike broommike broom

I have been involved in marketing research for over 40 years, across all spheres. I started Marketing Science in 1992, Infosense (aka Infotools) in 1995 and Panel Services Africa in 2005.

Mike FreedmanMike Freedman

Mike Freedman is founder of Freedthinkers (www.freedthinkers.com) which has offices in Johannesburg and Cape Town. Freedthinkers works with clients in the private & public sectors to understand what is, discover what can be & reach clarity on how to get there.

Mike OelschigMike Oelschig

I studied a BCom law and then an LLB at the University of Stellenbosch and qualified as an attorney in 2008. In 2010 I left the law to help launch and run new ATL agency, Halo Advertising.

Mike SaundersMike Saunders

Mike Saunders is the CEO of DigitLab, an international speaker, and has had the privilege of working with some of the worlds most prestigious organisations including Vodafone, IBM, Microsoft, KPMG, Norton Rose, Mr Price, Toyota and Exxaro. Along with his experience in business, Mike has also contributed to leadership programmes for Gordon's Institute of Business (GIBS)..

Mike SharmanMike Sharman

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

Mike StopforthMike Stopforth

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 WrightMike Wright

Michael Wright launched Striata in 1999. As Striata's CEO, Wright is responsible for the company's vision, mission and the business' global expansion.

Minnie-lee TagwireiMinnie-lee Tagwirei

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..

Motheo MatsauMotheo Matsau

Motheo Matsau, chief of marketing and sales at Ster-Kinekor, is a man with a plan and a vision. He is responsible for extending shelf life of films while captivating the existing and potential audience/moviegoers.

Mpho NkomondeMpho Nkomonde

Mpho Nkomonde is the Group Account Director at Leratadima Marketing, one of South Africa's leading 100% black South African owned agencies. Mpho is an executive with unparalleled experience in brand strategy, events and communications management; Mpho has experience from a variety of industries including Publishing, Broadcast, Fashion and Music.

Murray RobertsonMurray Robertson

A graduate of the AAA School of Advertising. I am currently the marketing coordinator at Luno, a cryptocurrency wallet and exchange..

Nandi ZambodlaNandi Zambodla

Nandi Zambodla is currently a strategic planner at FCB Cape Town. She has completed a BA degree in international studies at the University of Stellenbosch followed by Honours in Brand Leadership at Vega. Prior to joining the strategy team, she started at FCB in account management. Her interests lie in behavioural economics, trend forecasting and youth culture..

Naseem JavedNaseem Javed

Naseem Javed is a corporate philosopher and founder of the Image Supremacy Movement. He is a world recognised authority on global digital trends, image complexities how they impact business performances and create global age skill shifts.

Natalia RosaNatalia Rosa

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..

Natalie PoolNatalie Pool

A former magazine editor, Natalie found her place at Native VML in 2013, creating content for brands like Nestle, HIV South Africa and Isuzu....

Natasha Fourie

Natasha Fourie is a strategist at The SpaceStation..

Nicci BothaNicci Botha

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

Nicholas KitonyiNicholas Kitonyi

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

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.

Nick HodgeNick Hodge

With over 13 years' experience as a marketer, Nicholas Hodge (38) brings a deep knowledge of digital media plans, and insight on digital extensions to integrated advertising programs..

Nicola CooperNicola Cooper

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

Nicolas BakerNicolas Baker

Digital Account Director at Stratitude.

nicole glickmannicole glickman

We are all given a purpose. Mine is to communicate, to touch peoples' lives, to inspire dialogue and to hopefully make a difference in others' lives....

Nicole ShapiroNicole Shapiro

Nicole Shapiro has experience in both the client and agency environments, having worked for Standard Bank in the Global Strategic Marketing team and at Yellowwood as a Senior Brand Strategist..

Nkem Ndem VNkem Ndem V

Nkem Ndem V is a young, dynamic, and brisk freelance writer and online journalist with interests in online writing(web content and blogging), social media, internet marketing, PR, SEO and mobile marketing..

Nkgadimeng RamelaNkgadimeng Ramela

Nkgadimeng holds a Diploma in Public Relations from Public Relations Institute of Southern Africa (PRISA), and an Advance Diploma in Brand Innovation from Vega School of Brand Leadership. Prior to him starting Nkgadimeng Brand Communication, he has over eight years work experience in various sectors of business such as: NGO, Financial Institution, Department of Labour, Parastatal, Entertainment and FMCG, Media, including Education and Training..

Nonye Mpho OmotolaNonye Mpho Omotola

Passionate about African Brands and the growth of Africa's economy..

Nunu Ntshingila

Nunu Ntshingila is the regional director of Facebook Africa..

Odette van der HaarOdette van der Haar

Odette van der Haar is CEO of the Association for Communication and Advertising (ACA) (www.acasa.co.za), the industry body of the SA advertising and communications sector. She is also a current board member of Brand Council of South Africa (BCSA).

Ofentse MalobaOfentse Maloba

Ofentse is a social media manager and content producer who holds a Diploma Animation from Boston Media House, with skills in photography, video production, video editing, animation, community management and strategy development. He started off his career as a marketing intern working the roles of video content producer and social media community manager at Montecasino and was then later promoted to Digital Community Specialist at the Tsogo Sun Group.

Omar EssackOmar Essack

CEO Primedia Broadcasting.

Oresti PatriciosOresti Patricios

Oresti Patricios, CEO of the OrnicoGroup (www.ornico.co.za), has long been on the cutting edge of the media, advertising and branding industries. He has an MBA at GIBS and did his thesis on social media when Twitter was barely a twit.

Parusha PartabParusha Partab

A senior strategic planner at Joe Public United with a demonstrated history of working in the marketing and advertising industry, Parusha is skilled in digital strategy, consumer insights analysis, trends analysis, strategic brand consulting and strategic planning. She has a keen interest in research and media studies with a BA (Hons) focused in Information Design from University of Pretoria..

Pasqua HeardPasqua Heard

Communications Associate, DGMT.

Paula RaubenheimerPaula Raubenheimer

Paula Raubenheimer is head of programmatic at SouthernX, The SpaceStation. Paula has a B Bus Science (Law) degree and completed Post-Graduate studies in Marketing and Advertising Communications.

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.

Pepe MaraisPepe Marais

Pepe Marais is chief creative officer and senior partner, Joe Public Group, ranked as the largest independent and fastest growing South African advertising group, including a brand design agency (Shift Joe Public), a business activation agency (Ignite Joe Public) and a PR agency (Engage Joe Public) in Johannesburg, as well as offices in Namibia (Cornerstone Joe Public) and Amsterdam (Joe Public Take-Away)..

Pete CasePete Case

Pete Case is the Chief Creative Officer of Ogilvy & Mather South Africa..

Peter BarnardPeter Barnard

Peter Barnard is an art director at Flume, a digital marketing agency in Johannesburg, South Africa. During his career, he has worked with high profile clients such as Universal Music Group, Warner Bros, Samsung, Guess Jeans, Sage, Cisco, and Nedbank.

Peter PedroncelliPeter Pedroncelli

I am a South African journalist with a passion for football..

Peter SearllPeter Searll

Innovative pioneer in use of automated research for accurate, timeous and cost effective research..

Priscilla KennedyPriscilla Kennedy

Priscilla Kennedy is founder and CEO of Piehole.tv, a video production company based in Somerset East. She is also a writer, creative director and voiceover artist of kickass online videos at Piehole.tv and has experience as a copywriter in advertising agencies working on brands such as Coca-Cola, Heineken, Nescafe, Meteor..

Quinton JonesQuinton Jones

Quinton Jones is director of TMI Media, TMI is future focused. Media of the future is predictive and data-led.

Rebone MasemolaRebone Masemola

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 currently works as a Digital Marketing Manager for BET Africa..

Richard BenstedRichard Bensted

Richard Bensted started iShack with partner Wayne Berger, but he takes the lead on brand and presence. The company focuses on creating inventive online branding solutions for organisations that want to boost their online presence and gain realistic impressions with SEO and Adwords.

Richard DunnRichard Dunn

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

Richard MullinsRichard Mullins

Richard Mullins is the director at Acceleration. He opened Acceleration's Johannesburg office in 2000 and has played an instrumental role in the growth of Acceleration in South Africa..

Rilind ElezajRilind Elezaj

Rilind is an experienced a Digital Marketing Specialist with a demonstrated history of working in the marketing and advertising industry. Rilind possesses a strong entrepreneurial mindset and has devoted his career to enhancing the sphere of digital marketing.

Rob GreenRob Green

Rob Green is CEO of GRM, an executive search, market entry, board advisory and leadership consulting firm with offices in Asia and Africa. He has 15 years experience helping companies move successfully into new markets and identifying the right talent to help their clients fulfil their objectives..

Rob LithRob Lith

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

Robert BloomRobert Bloom

Founding Partner at DesignThinkers Group - South Africa and Design Thinkers Academy. Member of the Global Council of the DesignThinkers Group.

Robert Bloom and Katherine TrainRobert Bloom and Katherine Train

Robert Bloom, founder of Design Thinkers Group and Design Thinkers Academy-SA, has been facilitating design thinking programs since 2011. Robert has facilitated workshops with listed companies on the JSE as well as in Dubai and Kuwait.

Robin FredericksRobin Fredericks

Group Editor at Bizcommunity..

Robin SinghRobin Singh

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

Robyn CookeRobyn Cooke

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

Robyn de VilliersRobyn de Villiers

Robyn de Villiers is Chairman and CEO of Burson-Marsteller: Africa..

Romi AdlerRomi Adler

Romi studied a Bachelor of Business Science with her honours in Marketing at the University of Cape Town. She is currently an Account Manager at digital marketing agency, Flume..

Ronelle BesterRonelle Bester

Ronelle Bester, MD of Red Ribbon Communications, started her career in technology at Dimension Data as marketing manager of the Western Cape. She has a BTech degree in public relations from Nelson Mandela Metropolitan University and has lectured in public relations at both the University of South Africa and Varsity College.

Ross SergeantRoss Sergeant

Ross has 17 years' media and marketing experience, having occupied senior client-side media roles in the United Kingdom (Diageo), Ireland (Diageo) and South Africa (FNB and Brandhouse), and agency-side media strategy roles at MediaCom, OMD, and MEC..

Ross SibbaldRoss Sibbald

Executive Head at Striata Marketing Solutions.

Roxanne MaraisRoxanne Marais

Account Director at Tribeca PR - her portfolio includes clients from the Fashion, Manufacturing, B2B, Airline, Education and Agricultural sectors..

Roy MorrisonRoy Morrison

Roy Morrison is passionate about emerging technologies, digital marketing, and technological innovation in emerging markets. Besides working in a digital marketing agency consulting international companies on their digital marketing strategies, he also runs a blog Rise Africa Rise focused on scaling innovation across Africa and beyond using digital technologies..

Ryan KhRyan Kh

I'm Ryan Kh, a business graduate, aims to contribute thrilling stories on startups, small businesses & big on shining platforms..

Sam SmithSam Smith

Sam Smith is co-founder, president and CEO of Network Events, founded in 1999. Smith, a leading executive in the exposition industry, has been a highly rated speaker at major industry events and has provided sales and marketing consulting and training to top associations and private exposition management organisations.

Sam SwaineSam Swaine

Sam Swaine is Group Account Director at Scout PR. She's also a journalist for B2B media publications, consumer magazines and newspapers where she focuses on arts and culture and emotional well-being..

Samantha PageSamantha Page

Samantha Page, the former editor of Oprah's O magazine, works as a media consultant, writing for a number of publications and working on projects in the content marketing space. She was with O magazine for 12 years, six of them as editor.

Samantha WrightSamantha Wright

Sam Wright is a full-time content creator at techgirl.co.za - she is a gaming and technology blogger and YouTuber, as well as an Esports MC and broadcaster who went on to host some of South Africa's first million-rand competitions before heading overseas, where she has hosted at Gamescom (Europe's biggest gaming expo) and in China (for a $850,000 tournament). She currently consults to brands on how to reach a switched-on generation....

Sandra SteenkampSandra Steenkamp

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

Serena SeunarainSerena Seunarain

Picture loud, proud and completely opinionated…After what seemed like years of exploring, It dawned on me seven years ago that my passion lay within the realm of all things digital. Be it copywriting, strategy or analytics, my passion for the digital world became an ongoing interest and is now a dream I find myself living at Artifact Advertising....

Shae LeighShae Leigh

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

Shan RadcliffeShan Radcliffe

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

Sharon PiehlSharon Piehl

With over 20 years' experience in the communications industry, Sharon Piehl was appointed as managing director of FleishmanHillard Johannesburg in May 2016. Prior to her appointment, Sharon spent several years as the lead of many multi-national client accounts at FleishmanHillard.

Shaune JordaanShaune Jordaan

Shaune Jordaan is the CEO of Hoorah, a digital consultancy focused on digital media, people-based marketing, data, CRM, creative and technology..

Sherry ZameerSherry Zameer

Sherry Zameer is Vice President IoT at Gemalto..

Sindy PetersSindy Peters

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

Stella CarterStella Carter

Head of Client Services at Stratitude.

Stephen MarshalStephen Marshal

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

Stephen SandmannStephen Sandmann

I have a keen interest in innovative, digital marketing-lead advertising and search marketing (SEO and paid search), which I've developed through my award-winning agency and corporate career at Ogilvy, Quirk (now Mirum), Vodacom and now a specialist digital marketing consultant at Sandmann Digital..

Steven CohenSteven Cohen

Steven Cohen is the MD of Sage One AAMEA (Africa, Australia, Middle East and Asia).

Sue DislerSue Disler

Sue Disler has more than 25 years of experience in the advertising and marketing as a designer (and sometimes coder), art director and strategist, the last 20 largely dedicated to digital. Email her at , follow @suediz on Twitter or find out more on Linkedin..

Suzanne van AswegenSuzanne van Aswegen

Director PR & Social Media at S-factor.

Sylvia SchutteSylvia Schutte

Sylvia Schutte is the MD of Stratitude..

TAAZIMA KALA-ESSACKTAAZIMA KALA-ESSACK

Taazima Kala-Essack is a lead consultant at Hotwire PRC, the public relations consultancy aligned with Botswana-based FCB Wired, one of the agencies in the FCB Africa network. In 2017, FCB Wired was named winner of the Medium Enterprise category in the 'Grant Thornton Botswana/Business Botswana' Private Business Growth Awards..

Tarryn GiebelmannTarryn Giebelmann

Tarryn Giebelmann is a content strategist and storyteller at WE Communications. With a background in tech journalism and PR, she has become somewhat of a nerd when it comes to gadgets and technology.

Terry LevinTerry Levin

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

Tess SulamanTess Sulaman

Tess Sulaman is CEO of Rocketseed South Africa..

Thabiso DlaminiThabiso Dlamini

29 | Traveller | Social Media | Communication | Environmentalist | Cyclists.

Thandukwazi GcabasheThandukwazi Gcabashe

Thandukwazi Gcabashe is an Account Director at Magna Carta Reputation Management Consultants, an award-winning reputation management agency with offices in Johannesburg and Cape Town and an Africa network that spans 18 markets..

Thomas SephekaThomas Sepheka

Thomas Sepheka is a husband, father to two boys, a research specialist and founder of Insight Story brand consultancy. He's also the drummer for a Cape Town band The Urban Legends..

Thoriso KolobeThoriso Kolobe

Thoriso Kolobe is a passionate communicator. One of her preferred methods of communication is through writing.

Tiffany MarkmanTiffany Markman

Tiffany Markman is a highly opinionated copywriter, copy editor and writing trainer who has worked for over 300 clients worldwide. She hates misplaced apostrophes, old-fashioned business writing and the word ‘revert'.

Tim LeibbrandtTim Leibbrandt

Freelance writer and musician based in Cape Town. Co-editor of the online South African contemporary art magazine ArtThrob..

Tom FelsTom Fels

Tom launched Nurun into South Africa in 2016 and is most interested in leveraging technology to drive business results. Intent on creating real value for his clients through innovation, Tom holds relationships with a number of local and international blue chip clients.

Tom JacksonTom Jackson

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

Tom MannersTom Manners

Tom Manners is Managing Director of Clockwork Media..

Tyron SharnockTyron Sharnock

I'm currently studying an MBA at GIBS and own a startup called Blendid Frozen Smoothies. I have a past life in media sales, being the sales manager at United Stations and Kaya FM, as well as in IT as the sales director of Aspvia.Unision which was sold to Adapt IT for R200m in 2016..

Unathi DyaniUnathi Dyani

Unathi who is one of Boomtown's Bayeza alumni (the Boomtown internship programme). grew up in the Transkei and came to Port Elizabeth to study graphic design at NMMU.

Vanessa BaardVanessa Baard

With over twenty years' experience, Vanessa brings a wealth of experience within strategy development, crisis management and content development across various business-to-business clients....

Vanessa DaviesVanessa Davies

I am an SEO and content marketing manager at Jellyfish's SA office. Words are my first love, and copywriting is what I live for.

Vaughan PattersonVaughan Patterson

Vaughan Patterson joined the company in 2012 from Antalis where he was Manager of Digital Printing Systems for more than four years. He has over 20 years of experience in the industry as end user, distributor and vendor....

Victor MorerianeVictor Moreriane

Victor Moreriane is a communications strategist with over 20 years experience in Broadcast Journalism, PR Consulting, Leadership and Strategic Communication Management. He has accumulated extensive expertise working in public service, private and state-owned companies.

Walter PenfoldWalter Penfold

Walter is the managing director of Everlytic, a SaaS marketing automation platform. Everlytic was voted the fastest growing tech company in South Africa by Deloitte in 2014, and was acquired by Vox Telecom in January 2016..

Wayne FlemmingWayne Flemming

With solid experience in the industry, Wayne Flemming is a business visionary and IMC content creator who describes himself as a "marketing fanatic". His bold thinking is supported by his strong strategy and leadership skills, and he is also a storyteller at heart.

Wayne HullWayne Hull

Wayne Hull is the Managing Director of Accenture Digital for South and Sub-Sahara Africa. He joined Accenture in January 2017, after spending 13 years in the Middle East, Pakistan and Europe where he was at the forefront of the cutting-edge technology and new business models in the areas of Digital Media, Data Analytics and Internet of Things..

Werner LindemannWerner Lindemann

Werner leads Mediamark, South Africa's leading integrated, multichannel media sales house, as it continues its journey to create a converged sales capability that can help customers leverage mobile, video and content marketing, in combination with its exceptional traditional platforms....

Werner TheronWerner Theron

Werner Theron has held several senior positions in the media and marketing departments of corporate companies, including Armscor, Sasol, Old Mutual and McCarthy Motor Holdings (now Bidvest Automotive). Before starting The Hothouse Communications 19 years ago, he was the head of a department at an advertising agency.

Werner VogelsWerner Vogels

Werner Vogels is the chief technology officer at Amazon Web Services..

Wynand SmitWynand Smit

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

Yolandi AllenYolandi Allen

Yolandi Allen is Boomtown's Digital Communications Manager, and loves to identify new and emerging trends and enjoys the challenge of trying new tools and social platforms. It feeds her curiosity, and she's inspired by the ever-changing landscape of the web and the fast-paced variety she craves..