Consumer Internet Entrepreneur
I’m an award winning consumer internet and digital media entrepreneur.
Currently, I'm the publisher of BandwidthBlog.com, a Silver Pixel winner at the 2011 Bookmarks and 2011 Best Tech Blog in the SA Blog Awards. Other titles in my network include Fintalk.co.za, CarBlog.co.za and SportBlog.co.za.
Previously, I managed operations for Blueworld Communities (BWC), a company I founded with partners. BWC operates online communities in the entertainment, motoring and dating space and was acquired by Media24/Naspers in 2008.
Publisher @ FinTalk.co.za
October 2011 - Present
FinTalk is a JV between our company and Finweek magazine.
Publisher @ BandwidthBlog.com
January 2007 - Present
BandwidthBlog is a leading South African tech news destination, keeping their growing loyal audience informed of the fast evolving Internet economy.
Publishing breaking news on social media, online trends and the mobile sector, Bandwidthblog distinguishes itself by also offering hands on gadget and game reviews, insight on local and international startups, video interviews with web entrepreneurs and office photos of leading Internet companies.
The BandwidthBlog’s audience is educated and well informed, your campaigns will reach an influential community
Founder, Operations Manager @ Blueworld Communities (acquired by Naspers)
January 2007 - December 2011
BWC operates online communities in the entertainment, motoring and dating space in South Africa and was acquired by Media24/Naspers in 2008.
BWC also owns various platforms that power many leading brands in South Africa's web and mobile properties.
BWC also created Afridoctor, the Award winning J2ME application that won the $85.000 Nokia Application Innovation Award.
Founding member, Head of Opera @ Touchlab
January 2011 - August 2011
Touchlab builds applications and tablet publications for iOS and Android.
Executive Committee @ 24.com
2009 - December 2010
Guest Lecturer @ UCT Graduate School of Business
January 2008 - May 2009
Guest lectures on internet strategy
Founding member @ Infin8 Solutions cc
March 2004 - December 2007
Web design and hosting for SME's.
Harvard Business School
2009 - 2009
Netscope - M.I.T
2004 - 2005
City Varsity - Multimedia Design
2003 - 2004