Our speakers are well-known leaders and experts in their fields, and have come together to share their knowledge with you.


(a) Roxy the MC

Our MC  for the event, Carmen (aka Rage’s ROXY) is 18 and a matric class of 2022 student. A born gamer at heart both in

(b) SuperDave

Currently living in South Africa. SuperDave is a professional gamer and tech enthusiast. Professionally, David is a Technical Producer at South Africa’s biggest urban radio

(c) Louise Claassen

Louise Claassen is an executive fellow at Henley Business School Africa. With a background in English literature and programming, as well as an MBA from

(d) Nokwazi Mzobe

Co Founder of a Metaverse Agency and  its my mission is to make entrepreneurial knowledge practical and accessible so that people can solve their own

(e) Imogen Bester

Market Surveillance | Financial Markets | Data Science Imogen runs a market surveillance department at a leading crypto exchange, she ensures investors are treated fairly

(f) RJ van Spaandonk

RJ has been working at the forefront of the tech industry for 25+ years. He is also a keen photo/videographer, avid reader, speaker & columnist,

(g) Dean Erasmus

Web 3.0 Husband, Father, Pioneer, Technologist Passionate about seeing technology fundamentally change the world we live in for the better, and excited to be part

Herman Myburgh

(h) Herman Myburgh, PhD

I constantly challenge myself to become a better version of myself and believe that nothing is impossible when connecting the right resources with the right

(i) Andrew Sprawson

Chief Product Officer & Co-Founder of Kepler+Co Andrew has been managing enterprise-grade digital product delivery for more than 15 years.  A master of seeing (&

(j) Mic Balkind

Mic Balkind, Founder and CEO of SodaWorld an Entertainment Media Platform and Marketplace to facilitate opportunities as the Web3.0 and metaverse era commences by blending the

Prof Johan Steyn

(k) Prof Johan Steyn

Prof. Johan Steyn is an Artificial Intelligence and Automation thought leader and speaks globally at conferences on the Fourth Industrial Revolution and Emerging Technologies. 2019

Prof Manoj Chiba

(l) Prof Manoj Chiba

Prof Manoj Chiba is a management professional & has held senior positions in different sectors, with a deep technical expertise in data and technology, with


(m) Andrei Migatchev

Andrei Migatchev Matriculated with distinction at 14 years old. MSc in Information Technology. Andrei has 20 years’ experience in the IT industry and is Chief


(n) Gerald Ferreira


(o) Mbangiso Mabaso “Baso”

Mbangiso Mabaso, simply referred to as Baso is the Founder of Sisanda Tech. He founded Sisanda Tech on 17 November 2017 after the launch of

(p) Sibusiso Tyatya

Microsoft South Africa HoloLens Product Manager Technology Solutions Professional I am a Technology Product Manager whose main goal is to win the technical decision of

(q) Xavier Rousseau Olivier

Xavier Rousseau Olivier MComm (Cum Laude) Xavier is the Founder &  Managing Director of DarkMatter, a digital marketing agency that has built a deep portfolio

Keith Jones

(r) Keith Jones

Co-Founder of SW7. Sw7 is one of the leading independent technology accelerators in Africa ensuring that founders and CEOs of B2B product-led technology businesses can

(s) Matthew Cresswell

Matthew is an enthusiastic digital artist who has a background in video game design and electrical engineering. He is a keen gamer, coder and artist

Vivian Ladner

(s) Vivian Ladner

My goal in developing educational applications is to provide education with the ability to effectively leverage “real” and “meaningful” benefits from technology. Mindcraft is a

(t) Homolang Marule

I am the CEO of (Atrybute) one of the Game Development Studios funded by Tshimologong in 2022. Pursuing ways to increase knowledge for startup gaming


(u) Steven Boykey Sidley

Steve has over 35 years experience in diverse areas of business, media production, technology, artificial intelligence telecommunications, information management, mobile development, blockchain/crypto development and private

(v) Brendan Topham

I am a chartered accountant and Lawyer active in business and professional practice. I am a former Member of Parliament and City Councilor. I have

Rudi Kruger

(w) Rudi Kruger

CEO of the INDEX INNOVATION GROUP and is a recognised expert in the areas of sustainable and disruptive innovation. Rudi was the winner of the

(x) Reece Swanepoel

Reece Swanepoel (b.1996) is a contemporary expressive artist raised in Mossel Bay, South Africa. After completing a bachelor’s degree in Art Education, he has been

Macleod Burril

(y) Macleod Burril

Founder and CEO of Cybersafe Consultants. Cyber Safe Consultants (CSC) are an independent specialist security consulting and risk management firm specialising in the area of

Christopher Vveiros

(z) Chris Viveiros

RF Design engineer and one of the founding partners of Otto Wireless Solutions, providing hardware for LoRa coverage and Helium mining.  

(z) Jaco Kleynhans

Jaco Kleynhans is the founder and mastermind behind NINJACO (PTY) LTD. Jaco and his team serves as an uncomplicated passage between the sometimes-confusing world of

Sarel Lamprecht

(z) Sarel Lamprecht

South Africans are all too trusting when it comes to their personal information, and that can be dangerous. Sarel Lamprecht, MD of leading cyber insurance

Quintin Daffarn

Quintin Daffarn

Founder and Managing Director of UC-Wireless. We have been operating since 2004 commencing with messaging systems, most of which we still offer to clients who operate