Co-chair, Mobile Monday
Andrew McHenryAndrew is currently the co-chair at Mobile Monday South Africa. Andrew is also the Director Operator Engagement at Digitata Insights. Prior to this, he was Head of Mobile and Content at Garmap. McHenry has over twenty years + experience in the information technology industry, spanning software, hardware and custom application development. He is also responsible for Client Relations at Rorotika Technologies (Pty) Ltd.
Andrew is also Executive: Business Development Africa at Arbalest.
Co-founder of Innocircle & Story Room
Ellen FischatEllen Fischat is the co-founder of Innocircle & Story Room. She holds an Honours degree in Social Work and Community Development. She has extensive experience in small business development, with a focus on social enterprises and technology and is passionate about community outreach programmes that focus on digital literacy and social inclusion.
Head of Marketing and Public Relations at Lightstone
Cindy BeetsCindy Beets is head of Marketing and PR at Lightstone. She is an experienced Marketing and Public Relations Manager with a demonstrated history of working in the information services industry. She holds a BCom in Marketing Management from Unisa.
Wannabe gaming journalist. Wannabe zombie.
Clint O’SheaWannabe gaming journalist. Wannabe zombie. And sometimes clan leader of OAP. Clint O’Shea owns Zombiegamer (website and gaming events) and runs TGN Racing Simulators in Cape Town and has set up and operated multiple gaming tournaments and events at a variety of venues and expos.
Head of Forex Digital Solutions
Arno von HeldenArno is a product innovator, with a passion for disrupting financial services through digital technology. He began his career at Alexander Forbes as a product developer and joined Standard Bank in 2011 where he is currently Head of Forex Digital Solutions. Arno is focused on the reimagining of financial services through the creation of Digital Platforms and Ecosystems, which is changing the way in which financial institutions and people connect.
Founder of Flexy
Annette MullerAnnette Muller is the founder of Flexy, a new online platform that helps companies to work with an on-demand workforce from all over the world. Muller previously founded DOTNXT, one of South Africa’s first innovation consultancies and has been recognized by Forbes as one of the “top 10 female tech founders to watch in Africa”.
General Manager: Ecosystem Development, MTN Group
Eero TarjanneEero is a strategy & business planning professional with over 20 years of experience in strategic planning, M&A, business and financial modelling, venture capital and start-ups. Fluent both in technology and finance. Currently responsible for MTN Group's incubation, acceleration and venture capital activities.
Youth Entrepreneurship Evangelist & community manager at Yoco
Mashudu ModauMashudu Modau, is a Youth Entrepreneurship Evangelist & community manager at Yoco. He describes himself as a African Startups Lover, a small business supporter & podcast maker with Lutcha. Find out more about Mashudu's work on www.mashstartsup.co.za