Ego Iwegbu is the founder and CEO of MSLondon Cosmetics. MSLondon is a clean-beauty mineral cosmetic brand. Ego is a passionate beauty entrepreneur who opened her first salon on London's Oxford Street in 1999 and went on to own 7 salons in Selfridges and Topshop. She has setup beauty counters for large brands in the UK and South Africa including Revlon, Bourjois, London Fashion Week, Crabtree & Evelyn and Superdrug.
Ego has grown MSLondon from packaging jars on her dining-room table to retailing through big formal retailers such as Woolworths and Superbalist.
Ego has a degree in Mathematics and is the author of two salon business books. She lives in Johannesburg, South Africa with her two sons.
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Sandras is the founder of Startupcircles.ai He is an expert on entrepreneurship and innovation. He has founded successful companies in IT, entertainment and startup education. He has worked with over 25 organisations, lectured at over 17 universities and been to 22 countries.
He is the director for Startup Grind Cape Town and the director of entrepreneurship development at Africa Trust Group, the fund manager for Enygma Ventures.
Sandras has a degree in Computer Science and an MBA from UCT. He has been taught by teachers such as Dr John Demartini, Roger Hamilton and Tony Robbins. He has spoken on the same stage with Facebook and Asana co-founder Dustin Maskovitch, Youtube co-founder Steve Chen, Guy Kawasaki, Steve Blank and Clayton Christensen.
He has worked in banking, mobile payments, unit trusts, IT and education. He has been named one of the 15 tech people to follow in 2018 and 2019. He has been featured on CNBC Africa and SABC 3 and has been a mentor on SABC 1 TV programme Making Moves.