The SA Innovation Summit Speaker Programme for 21 and 22 September 2016 is currently being finalised and will be published shortly. In the meantime, you are welcome to get a taste of what is to come by having a peek at last year’s programme!

WHAT TO EXPECT FROM THIS YEAR’S SPEAKERS PROGRAMME

Delegates to the Summit have the opportunity to participate in a host of exciting, thought-provoking and game-changing events throughout the two conference days, including:

  • Presentations by world renowned speakers
  • Workshops
  • Plenary sessions
  • CEO panel debates
  • Breakaway sessions with specialist workshops in themed streams

For more information, contact Audrey Verhaeghe, Summit Executive at audrey@innovationsummit.co.za

Last Year's Speakers
Malebo Mabitje-Thompson

Malebo Mabitje-Thompson

Deputy Director General: Incentive Development and Administration Division,, DTI
Maria Pienaar

Maria Pienaar

Chief Information Officer: Cell C
Puleng Makhoalibe

Puleng Makhoalibe

Head: Central Technology Unit (UCT)
Dion Chang

Dion Chang

Founder - Flux Trends
Wim Vanhaverbeke

Wim Vanhaverbeke

Professor: University of Hasselt
Jon Foster-Pedley

Jon Foster-Pedley

Dean and director, Henley Business School Africa
Tuomas Pollari

Tuomas Pollari

Counsellor, Science, Technology & Innovation - Embassy of Finland in Pretoria
Maija de Rijk-Uys

Maija de Rijk-Uys

PwC Accelerator - South Africa
Gavin Mageni

Gavin Mageni

Head: SABS Design Institute
Peter Alkema

Peter Alkema

FNB Business Banking CIO
Prof Roy du Pré

Prof Roy du Pré

Chairperson - SATTP (South African Technology & Training Platform)
Dov Paluch

Dov Paluch

Global Director - Catalyst Solutions
Nontombi Marule

Nontombi Marule

Director: Innovation and Technology at Department of Trade and Industry
Davis Cook

Davis Cook

CEO: Research Institute for Innovation and Sustainability
Gijs Van Wulfen

Gijs Van Wulfen

Author & Founder: FORTH Innovation Method
Alexandra Fraser

Alexandra Fraser

Vice Chairperson: Silicon Cape
Franz Struwig

Franz Struwig

Senior Manager / Engpreneur
Dr Ntsane Moleleki

Dr Ntsane Moleleki

Senior Specialist - Policy Investigation
Patricia Gouws

Patricia Gouws

Senior Lecturer/I-SET Project Coordinator
Lunda Wright

Lunda Wright

Enterprise Business & Technology Consultant
Dave Pons

Dave Pons

Inventor
Dr Louise van Rhyn

Dr Louise van Rhyn

CEO and Founder - Symphonia for South Africa
Paul Salvage

Paul Salvage

Partner - &Innovation
Petrus Letaba

Petrus Letaba

Senior Specialist: STI Measurements and Evaluation
Burgert Kirsten

Burgert Kirsten

Organizational Psychologist & Coach
Brett Commaille

Brett Commaille

Lead Partner - AngelHub Ventures
Julius O. Akinyemi

Julius O. Akinyemi

Resident Entrepreneur at Massachusetts institute of Technology’s Media Lab
Gillian Benjamin

Gillian Benjamin

Design Support Programme Manager
Peter Greenwall

Peter Greenwall

Songwriter, author, entrepreneur and ``errorthoughtical engineer``
John Maytham

John Maytham

Master of Ceremonies
Dr Willie Visser

Dr Willie Visser

Director: Centre for Positive People @ Work
Donovan Neale-May

Donovan Neale-May

Executive Director Business Performance Innovation (BPI) Network Chief Marketing Officer (CMO) Council
Pete Smith

Pete Smith

Professional Facilitator
Zulfaqar Dudhia

Zulfaqar Dudhia

Intellectual Property (IP) Specialist - Thomson Reuters
Oriole Bolus

Oriole Bolus

Industrial Design
Tyron Janse van Vuuren

Tyron Janse van Vuuren

Creative director, filmmaker & writer
Kyra Wainstein

Kyra Wainstein

Head of Software at WorldsView™ Academy
Labanani Maziva

Labanani Maziva

Administrator