2018 Speakers

/2018 Speakers
2018 Speakers2018-11-03T02:30:14+00:00

2018 Conference Speakers

VUYISILE MSHUDULU

@vuyisile.mshudulu

VUYISILE MSHUDULU

Director: Arts, Culture and Heritage

With an experience that spans over 20 years in the Creative Industries, Mshudulu encompasses a wealth of experience and unique mix of expertise having worked in both the private and public sector.

Read more

GREG MAQOMA

@GregoryMaqoma

GREG MAQOMA

Founder & Associate Creative Director: Vuyani Dance Theatre

From humble beginnings to a trail-blazer: an internationally renowned dancer, choreographer, teacher, director and scriptwriter, Gregory Maqoma is one of South Africa’s best international performing artist and entertainment entrepreneur of our times.

Read more

NINA HASTIE

@THATninahastie

NINA HASTIE

Comedian & Radio/TV personality

Arguably one of the hardest working women on TV and in comedy in South Africa currently; all round entertainer and comedic personality, Nina Hastie, is a multi-talented comedian, actor, writer, radio and television personality.

Read more

DONOVAN GOLIATH

@DonovanGoliath

DONOVAN GOLIATH

Co-founder: Goliath and Goliath

He is not only a multi-talented artist but also an astute and pioneering businessman. Donovan is the co founder of one of the most formidable brands in South African comedy – the award winning comedy and entertainment agency Goliath and Goliath.

Read more

STANLEY KHOZA

@Stanley_Khoza

STANLEY KHOZA

Vice President: Airco

Stanley Khoza­ is both a consummate art practitioner and a respected administrative leader. He is the vice president of the Association of Independent Recording Companies (Airco)

Read more

ROHAN ISAACS

linkedin.com/in/rohan-isaacs-6a5a1b2

ROHAN ISAACS

Director: Norton Rose Fulbright South Africa Inc

With over 25 years experience as a technology lawyer, Rohan Isaacs focuses on IT, telecommunications and media, ecommerce and privacy.

Read more

MAKHAOLA NDEBELE

@Mosuoe

MAKHAOLA NDEBELE

Artistic Director: Joburg City Theatres

Makhaola Ndebele is an award winning and respected dramatic arts professional – a stage and screen actor, a writer, a director, a producer, a dramaturge and an academic.

Read more

SIBUSISO NKOSI

@sbubizbuilder

SIBUSISO NKOSI

Investor Relations Manager: SAICA Enterprise Development

Sibusiso Nkosi is a B-BBEE Specialist with over 10 years’ experience working with the B-BBEE Codes. He is the Author of a book titled “Forgotten Fundamentals: Why B-BBEE Does Not Work.” 

Read more

SIMUKAYI MUKUNA

@Simukayi

SIMUKAYI MUKUNA

Managing Director: Flightmode Digital

Simukayi brings a unique perspective to the music industry that combines technology, finance and the digital creative process. His current focus is the launch of GongBox a digital music streaming service.

Read more

MARCUS DESANDO

@MTDesando

MARCUS DESANDO

CEO: The Arts & Culture Trust

He wears many hats as director, singer, voice coach, educator, producer, strategist and leader. Marcus is a proponent for change within the performing arts.

Read more

MARANG SETSHWAELO

@marangdream

MARANG SETSHWAELO

Co-founder & Head of PR: Dreamcatcher Multimedia

Marang is a Johannesburg-based media maven and entrepreneur. She is the co-founder and MD of Dreamcatcher Multi-Media, a PR and events management company.

Read more

TAKUNDA BIMHA

@takundabimha

TAKUNDA BIMHA

Comedy Impresario & Content Specialist

The name Takunda Bimha has become synonymous the world over with African stand up comedy. Bimha is recognized as one of the iconic figures of comedy in Africa.

Read more

BOKANG MABILETSA

@BokangMabiletsa

BOKANG MABILETSA

CEO and Digital Marketing Expert 

Bokang Mabiletsa is a successful and passionate entrepreneur with over 15 years of experience as a creative business owner.

Read more

DAVID KAU

@davidkau1

DAVID KAU

Comedian, Filmmaker & Entrepreneur

David is a highly entrepreneurial and industrial entertainer. His ‘Blacks Only Comedy Show’ has gone on to be the biggest comedy brand in the country.

Read more

HAPPY POOE

@Haps Pooe on facebook

HAPPY POOE

RMB Fund Committee member

Happy Pooe is an RMB Fund Committee member and project manager for the annual RMB Starlight Classics event. RMB Starlight Classis is RMB’s biggest brand-builder and the most sought after hospitality event on the events calendar.

Read more

JULIO GARCIA

@juliogarciasa

JULIO GARCIA

Media Professional | MD: Garcia Media

Entrepreneur and media professional with 16 years experience in Radio, TV, Voiceovers & as MC – representing big brands, creating ‘buzz’, injecting energy & charisma..

Read more

DIMAKATSO KGOMO

DIMAKATSO KGOMO:

Deputy Director – Film & TV Incentives, at The Department of Trade and Industry (THE DTI)

He has extensive experience in the development and administration of government incentives. He joined the Film and TV Unit of THE DTI in 2015, where his responsibilities include the administration and development of Film & TV programmes, providing industry advice and endorsements for market access initiatives by the Film and TV sector.

Read more

Networking session speakers

BJORN HUFKIE

@bhufkie

BJORN HUFKIE

General Manager: MIC Sales, South African Tourism

Read more

NEO MAKHELE

@Neobll

NEO MAKHELE

Group Strategic Planning Director: Ogilvy South Africa

Neo’s main role is managing the Strategic Planning department, whilst playing a National Strategic Planning Director role for Ogilvy & Mather South Africa.

Read more

CHARLES STUART

@

CHARLES STUART

Head Partner: PwC Africa – South market

Passionate about the entertainment and media industry, Charles has been a member of the E&M Outlook editorial team since the inception of the South Africa publication 8 years ago.

Read more