The official StartUp Grind UCT kickoff day with Neville Alexander LT1A playing host to our opening event from 17:30. In store for you we have marketing mogul, media personality and author, Khaya Dlanga sharing his story with us. If you like an underdog story, you'll love the pearls of wisdom this giant of his industry has to share.
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Khaya Dlanga is a multi-award winning Marketer and best selling author of "these things really do happen to me " and "to quote myself". He now holds the position as Chief marketing officer at Rain, which was the first company to introduce a 5G network in South Africa and has committed itself to providing affordable data prices. He has held positions at various well-renowned companies mainly in the food and beverage industry including the Heineken company and Coca-Cola company where he was the brains behind what would become the global share a coke concept and "bobby advert" which became SA's second most loved ad of 2013/2014. Khaya describes himself as an ancestor of South African YouTubers with his hilarious vlogs way before vlogging became a trend, but most would know him for his lively, insightful, humorous and motivating stories, some of which tackle very controversial issues such as race.
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