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Desiree-Anne Martin | Author, Keynote Speaker and Inspirational
Desiree-Anne Martin believes in the inherent ability for anyone to change. Her mantra is that there is hope, always and she is a Change Facilitator and Inspirational Speaker. Desiree-Anne has her Postgraduate Diploma (with Honours) from UCT and is a Honorary staff member at WITS University where she is a consultant to the Family Medicine Centre. She further lectures and supervises medical students. She is an addictions and general counsellor,
Kyra Maya Phillips | Writer, Speaker & Innovation Strategist
Kyra Maya Phillips is the co-author of The Misfit Economy, a book which chronicles the creativity and innovation of the underground. The book, which explores the lives of pirates, gangsters, and hackers, urges people to discover and embrace their inner misfit.
Kobus Neethling | President of the South African Creativity Foundation
Applied creative thinking. Begin to understand what creative thinking is all about and that we all possess the ability to be creative. Also try to pinpoint the domains where you would like your creativity to grow and prosper (general, relationships, learning, leadership etc) Read books on creative thinking, spend time with people who are obviously creative and ask their advice; find creativity training programmes and realize that creativity is mostly about ‘the art of connection’
Louise van Rhyn | CEO & Founder at Symphonia for South Africa
Louise van Rhyn is valued for her work with many of the world’s leading organisations, helping them to embrace change in extraordinary ways, as well as to reap the benefits of change in tangible ways. Through her unique style of facilitation, designed to celebrate human energy & leadership, both in the individual as well as the organisation as a whole; her work has profound results – as clients and collaborators enthusiastically attest.
Lisa Bodell | Founder & CEO of futurethink, Speaker & Author
Lisa Bodell is the founder and CEO of futurethink, an internationally recognized innovation research and training firm. Lisa founded her company on the principle that with the right knowledge and tools, everyone has the power to innovate. As a leading innovator and cognitive learning expert, she has devised training programs for hundreds of innovators at leading companies.
Musa Kalenga | Entrepreneur, Speaker & Marketer
Musa Kalenga is currently the Group Head: Digital Marketing at Nedbank. He is also the Head of Brand at IAB South Africa (formerly DMMA). In 2012, Musa Kalenga was voted one of the Top 200 young South Africans by the Mail & Guardian and is a sought after speaker, lauded strategist and digital marketing thinker. Prior to his appointment with Nedbank, Musa was Managing Director at IHOP WORLD – a content, social media and influencer and experiential marketing company.
Nick Christelis | Chief Executive At Nick Christelis & Associates
Nick Christelis is the dynamic and knowledgeable Managing Partner of Nick Christelis & Associates, a consultancy that has specialized in Aligning Strategy, People and Performance since 1980. As a performance management consultant he has an internationally acclaimed reputation as a facilitator, speaker, trainer, coach and business strategist. Nick is affiliated with the American Management Association, The International Society for Training & Development
Nizenande Machi | Entrepreneur & Speaker
Nizenande is a keynote speaker, facilitator and entrepreneur, whose speaking career began in 2002, when she became a member of the South African Guild of Speech & Drama. In 2007, she spoke at the ABSA Women’s Breakfast about the ‘Challenges on Youth Leadership’ in the presence of previous South African Reserve Bank Governor Gill Marcus.
Penny Heyns | Olympic Gold medalist swimmer | Coach | Inspirational speaker
Penny Heyns is, without doubt, the world’s greatest female breaststroke swimmer of the 20th Century. She is the only woman in Olympic history to win both the 100 and 200 meter breaststroke events in Atlanta 1996 and broke 14 individual world records during her career. Her achievements brought her personal audiences with Nelson Mandela and catapulted her into the world of sporting celebrity. While she spent much of her time in the United States and Canada, her heart remained in South Africa
Peter van Kets I Professional Endurance Adventurer, Conservationist and Keynote Speaker
Everyone has a spirit for adventure yet few passionately pursue this professionally. Amongst many other extreme endeavours, Peter has rowed across the Atlantic, raced across the South Pole, negotiated blizzards all the while capturing the beauty of this planet and striving to harness significant action to protect our earth. Peter has also become globally known as a specialist around business’ ability to persevere in a dynamic and turbulent economy.
Prof. Nick Binedell
Professor Nick Binedell is the Founder, Dean and Sasol Chair of Strategic Management of the Gordon Institute of Business Science (GIBS), established in January 2000, by the University of Pretoria. The school has rapidly established itself as a leading business school in South Africa and was recently ranked as one of the top 40 global executive education providers by the London Financial Times.
Rapelang Rabana I Computer Scientist, Entrepreneur and Keynote Speaker
Rapelang is an advocate of self-love, reflection and awareness. She believes that who you are as a person shows in the success of your business. Recognised widely, this stellar young South African woman is respected for her inspirational and transformative work with Africa’s youth.
Nikki Bush | Creative Parenting Expert, Speaker & Author
Inspirational speaker and best-selling author, Nikki Bush, is highly regarded among parents, educators and business people alike as she helps them make sense of parenting and child development issues in a fast-changing world. Her keynote talks, interactive workshops, books and games are fuelled by her passion for play, connection and relationships as she inspires her audiences to find creative ways of connecting with today’s children to prepare them for tomorrow’s world.
Riaan Manser is a solo adventurer who was the first person to cycle around the perimeter of Africa; he spent over two years cycling 37 000 km through 34 countries. In 2009, he became the first person to circumnavigate Madagascar by kayak, which is 5 000 km and took 11 months. He has also paddled 2 300 km for five months around Iceland and climbed Mt Kilimanjaro. Riaan has earned the title "OutThere Adventurer of the Year" in 2006 and 2009. He also started the initiative NO FOOD FOR THE LAZY…
Ryan Van Duzer | Television Presenter, Cyclist & Filmmaker
Ryan Van Duzer is a US television presenter, cyclist and travel video journalist and filmmaker. He can be seen surviving in the jungles of Venezuela on Discovery Channel's Out of the Wild.