South Africa

Ryan Solovei – Manager – Viu Africa

Ryan has been working in the telco and media space for over fifteen years. His knowledge of mobile, video and online content has seen him becoming a successful executive and business owner, with great success in start-ups and a keen understanding of building and managing teams from diverse backgrounds in varying countries.

Stephen Watson – MD – Discover Digital

Stephen is the Managing Director of Discover Digital, the digital entertainment and video on demand services company which he established in 2013, to enable OTT/IPTV solutions for Telecommunications Networks, Broadcasters and Sports Bodies.

Adelaide Joshua-Hill – Urban Brew Studios

Adelaide Joshua-Hill’s passion is creativity, storytelling, developing people and companies to their full potential. In her role as Head of Creative and Content at Urban Brew Studios she is able to bring this to life.

Duncan Irvine – Founder – Rapid Blue

Duncan Irvine is the founder and CEO of Rapid Blue, one of the biggest content producers in African.
Rapid Blue launched in South Africa as a trailblazer in the area of Channel Branding, On-Air Design and Promotion some 27 years ago and under his leadership the company has won an impressive number of awards both locally and in the USA.

Craig Kelly – CEO – AfricaXP

Craig has over 25 years experience in African media as a director, producer and media entrepreneur having been pioneer of quality low cost African television production in the 90s and of rich media mobile services as these service emerged over the last 15 years. He is an Economics graduate and then attended The London Film School and has since worked in the UK, Mexico and over 20 African countries including Nigeria, Kenya, Mozambique, the DRC and Madagascar.