CEO and Founder
Platinum Seed

My passion is growing brands and businesses and helping marketers better connect with humans. I believe technology is a key enabler that helps us understand our customers better than ever before, transform businesses, and makes the world a better place. I founded CheqOut, one of South Africa’s first mobile payment solutions [winner of Mobile Monday’s…

CEO and Co­founder FinChatBo

Antoine Paillusseau is the CEO and Co­founder of FinChatBot, a technology solution that enables financial clients to connect with and add immediate value to its customers. He is a seasoned entrepreneur with experience in Business Strategy, Sales Management and Venture building across both Africa and Europe. Whilst he is passionate about creating innovative solutions and…

Portfolio Lead: Software Quality Engineering
IQ Business Digital

Published author. Chair: Special Interest Group – Artificial Intelligence (Institute for Information Technology Professionals of South Africa). Podcaster. Conference speaker.​​ Johan is a business development specialist who has been selling technology products and services in South Africa and in Europe over the last 20 years. During the last decade, his focus turned to the Software…

Founder and CEO
BrandQuantum

Passionate about design thinking in the technology space Paula Sartini, an analytical thinker, strives to solve business problems with innovative solutions. She believes that technology is key to addressing business challenges and is passionate about the role women have to play in the technology space. For over 20 years Paula has helped leading organisations across…

CEO and Founder
Virtual Reality

Gerald Ferreira is one of the pioneers in the South African Virtual Reality industry. He’s been in the industry since 1998 and have completed several Virtual Reality projects for companies like Standard Bank, ABSA Bank, Nedbank and Discovery to name a few.        

Head of Digital Marketing
ABSA

currently Head of Digital at Absa with the key responsibility of commercializing Digital marketing efforts. I am part of the IAB Brand Council as well as the CMO Africa council. I have contributed to the Brand Safety White Paper as well as the more recent Viewability White Paper which is currently being finalized before publishing.…

Loyalty & CRM consultant
Truth

Ros Netto is the Loyalty & CRM consultant at Truth, a boutique consulting business specialising in customer centricity and customer loyalty programmes. Ros joined Truth from Woolworths in 2010, where she has moulded her way into various CRM/loyalty and client-facing portfolios. Ros has successfully developed and implemented CRM/loyalty related solutions for many of Truth’s clients…

Marketing Manager
FinChatBot

Krystle Hastings is the Marketing Manager at FinChatBot, a technology solution that enables financial clients to connect with and add immediate value to its customers. She is an entrepreneurially-minded marketer with experience in brand and digital strategy. She is passionate about the powerful rise of digital including the exciting new developments in AI, the internet…

Found and Owner
Barrk Marketing

Jessica is an experienced digital marketer within multiple industries. Her unique experience gives her an insightful understanding of the critical elements of Social Media and Content Marketing and how best to leverage digital channels to increase engagement and grow your online brand. She is the founder and owner of Barrk Marketing, a Cape Town based…

Sales & Marketing Director
bizAR Reality

Richard is the co-founder and Sales & Marketing Director of bizAR Reality. He has a degree in BCom Business Management at the University of Pretoria, from which he became a Golden Key member for excellence in academics. Richard has also completed a diploma in digital marketing at the Digital Marketing Institute of South Africa where…