FutureWorld, Partner / Culture Jedi
Future strategist working alongside companies create the future of their business, by looking at your business from a future context. Additional focus on determining the right culture (vision, values, rituals, heroes, symbols) to work alongside your strategy to give maximum results. Some of my keynotes include "The Perfect Storm", "What's Google doing that your Company Isn't" and "Humanlytics: People before Data."
Sahara Systems, Enterprise Software Exec
Executive Head of Enterprise Software developing a South African cloud ecosystem working with Google Apps for Business, Amazon Web Services and Salesforce. Additional business verticals included: 3D Printers, smart devices and E-commerce platforms
Google South Africa, Head of Small Business Marketing
Developed and launched WOZA Online to assist over 50,000 small businesses launch business websites in one year. Launched Google Partners to over 1,000 digital agencies to improve proficiency in online advertising (AdWords, AdSense, Social, etc). Grew country revenue YoY by 80% to be the fastest growing region over two years in EMEA.
Cleantech U, Executive Director
In 6 months, raised $200,000 for a disruptive business to bring cleantech entrepreneurship to universities through innovative collaboration. Launched on 9 U.S campuses (including Yale, George Washington, UCLA, Babson) and 2 in China with expansion in Brazil and Ireland. Featured at the Clinton Global Initiative and TEDx.
Wingnuts Consulting, Managing Director
Launched the University of Witwatersrand Entrepreneurship Office and mentored over 1,000 student businesses that developed over 250 business plans and launched over 50 companies. Scenario and strategy planning for major banks, develop innovation pipelines and helped the South African Government through commercialization strategies.
Focal Point Engineering, Founder
Commercialized Masters in Engineering thesis to create a visual aid to help partially sighted children maximize their remaining vision. Registered first provisional patent whereby Macular Degeneration sufferers could have a new way to read and utilize reduced vision. Lauded via several awards including T-Systems Age of Innovation most innovative product, Enablis ICT entrepreneur challenge.