Think Future Speakers

Johnny Miller

Johnny Miller

Founder of AfricanDrone and Unequal Scenes

 

Speaker: Perspective, Purpose & Action!

“We all have a role to play in pushing for change.”

Obakeng Leseyane

Obakeng Leseyane

Education Advocate and Founder of EdConnect

 

Speaker: It’s Possible – A Hero’s Journey

“Enslaved by poverty, education was my liberty.”

Dave Duarte

Dave Duarte

Founder of Treeshake and chairman of The Reach Trust

 

Speaker: Busting Barriers for Behaviour Change

“A man worth your time” – Trevor Ncube | Owner: Mail & Guardian

Dr. Dayna Long

Dr. Dayna Long

Director of Health Equity Science and Clinical Transformation, UCSF Child Health Equity Institute, United States

Speaker: Starting blocks & Stumbling blocks

“Often the boldest thing you can do is show up time and time again, and each time we get a little braver.”

Abdul Dube

Abdul Dube

Co-founder of Visual Confidence

Breakaway Lead: Active Reflection

“I make, I do, I visualise and
actualise projects.”

Bonnie Chiu

Bonnie Chiu

Founder of Lensational and MD of The Social Investment Consultancy

Speaker: Breaking Biases for Bold Leadership

“Everything happens for a reason. Just keep going.”

Glenn Gillis

Glenn Gillis

CEO, Seamonster

Speaker: The Realities of Augmented and Virtual Reality

“When a story resonates with your audience,
IT IS DEVOURED.”

Nicky Abdinor

Nicky Abdinor

Clinical Psychologist

Speaker: Let’s focus on what we can change, rather than what we can’t

“Born without arms, not without attitude!
Nicky Abdinor is an expert on doing MORE, with less.”

Sonja Giese

Sonja Giese

Founding Director, Innovation Edge

Speaker: Exploring Early Years Innovation Across the World

“I believe that innovation happens when we open ourselves up to the unexpected; when we are mindful of and question our assumptions; and when we purposefully connect with people and processes that challenge us.”

Josh Lowe

Josh Lowe

Editor Apolitical

Speaker: Exploring Government Innovation

“We must love one another or die” — W.H. Auden

Asif Saleh

Asif Saleh

Executive Director of BRAC

Speaker: Small is Beautiful, Scale is Necessary

“What’s the point in lives saved if there’s no hope. Education and skills give that hope.”

Jess Schulschenk

Jess Schulschenk

Director, Sustainablity Institute Executive Director, Indaba Foundation Partnerships Director Africa, Embedding Project

 

Speaker: A Practical Approach to Corporate Citizenship

“There can be no keener revelation of a society’s soul than the way in which it treats its children” ~ Nelson Mandela

Joe Waters

Joe Waters

Co-founder and CEO of Capita

Breakaway Lead: Constructing Narratives to Drive Change

“Let us dedicate ourselves to what the Greeks wrote so many years ago: to tame the savageness of man and make gentle the life of this world.” – Robert F. Kennedy upon the death of Martin Luther King, Jr.

Mushambi Mutuma

Mushambi Mutuma

Author & African Tech Expert

Speaker: Technology and the Future 

“Brands that evolve the present are involved in the future” – Unknown

 

Dr Alia Weston

Dr Alia Weston

Associate Professor of Creative and Business Enterprise at OCAD University, Toronto

Speaker: Navigating Ethics and Social Impact

“Socially responsible business has a powerful role to play in creatively advancing social impact in the world”

Philip A. Fisher, PhD

Philip A. Fisher, PhD

Philip H. Knight Chair & Professor of Psychology, University of Oregon. Director, Center for Translational NeuroScience

Speaker: Building Brains and Shaping Futures