Please find the below selected presentations from the 2018 IAB Digital Summit.
After completing his studies at Rhodes University, Bongani started his career at Unilever, where his passion for marketing was revealed. After years in trade and shopper marketing for companies including BP, Kraft Foods and Kimberly Clark, Bongani founded Dzuwa Media in 2008. Dzuwa served as a BTL activations agency servicing clients in Malawi, Zimbabwe and SA markets. In 2016, the company merged with Stretch Marketing, now Elevator. In 2017, Bongani joined HDI Youth Marketeers, where he plans to champion TBWA’s culture of disruption in his role of CEO.
Danielle is a tech product strategist on a mission to make complex financial services simple, and accessible to regular people. Before co-founding Phantom Design, she worked on product strategy at the international cryptocurrency company, Luno. Before that, she was the Open Innovation Manager for Standard Bank, where she set up the innovation lab and was the project lead on developing and taking products like Shyft to market. Danielle studied Design Thinking through the Hasso Plattner Institute of Design, co-created a qualification in Corporate Venturing with Stanford University, and has a degree in Business Science from the University of Cape Town.
Lotang is currently in the process of completing her Masters in Creative Brand Leadership with Vega School. She holds an Honours in Brand leadership and Management from Vega School and an undergraduate degree in Marketing Management from the University of Pretoria.
Carmen has become a household name among business professionals as a result of her inspirational ”masterclasses” These sessions have reached thousands of marketers across SA. Masterclasses inspire people to disrupt and delight addressing sessions such as Mobile Innovation, Gamification, the 4th Tech Transformation, Sales 4.0, Fueling Creativity and Inspiring Innovation, Brand Purpose and Future-Fit for tomorrows realities. The new horizon of the Wonder Women in Tech to name a few.
Anita Sese is a second year Systems Engineering student at Khulisa Academy, a High Performance Computing training academy launched by Dell. Anita is an alumna of Code for Cape Town, an extramural high school programme that nurtures female tech talent. She is now passing on her love for IT by teaching coding to high school girls through CodeSpace.
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. She has a Masters (cum laude – the nerd) in Consumer Law. In 2011 Elizabeth joined Esselaar Attorneys (she is still a senior associate at the firm). In 2013 she founded Novation Consulting with Paul Esselaar.
Justin commenced his career in Pan-European broadcasting, helping broadcasters define their online presence and migrate transmissions from analogue to digital. He helped launch some of the world's first EPGs and interactive television services.
Lee is recognised as one of South Africa's leading digital and technology transformation experts. He leads a portfolio of TransUnion’s businesses in using big data and information services to help consumers and organisations make more informed decisions..
Hailed as a marketing fundi by Sunday World newspaper, Musa has received much acclaim for his work, including an unprecedented three nominations for the prestigious Black Business Quarterly Awards in 2008 and was voted one of the top 200 Young South Africans by Mail & Guardian in 2012.
Wayne Hull joined Accenture in January 2017, after spending 13 years in the Middle East, Pakistan and Switzerland where he was at the forefront of the cutting-edge technology in the areas of Internet of Things (IoT), data analytics and online media.