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  1. Alistair King, Founder of King James Group, On The Future Of Advertising Posted in Top Digital Chefs, Concocted by Agnes Sokol November 2, 2011 3 comments

    Alistair King is the founder of King James advertising agency. The King James group is made up of eight communication agencies coming together to make up the integrated company. Perhaps best known for their Allan Gray commercials, King James’s philosophy involves everyone working under the same roof, thinking outside of media silos and drinking at the same bar. We were honored to have Alistair speak at last night’s Heavy Chef session and managed to corner the inspirational Mr King for an exclusive interview on his take on the future of advertising.

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  2. Top Chef Interview: Steve Daniels For Makeshift Magazine Posted in Top Digital Chefs, Concocted by Wendy Tayler October 17, 2011 3 comments

    Our Top Chef interview series aims to pick the brains of top business and media experts to find out how they learn, work and innovate. We recently got in contact with Steve Daniels, one of the faces behind the new magazine, Makeshift. The  focus of the new magazine is on invention, design and creativity in emerging markets. Read Further

  3. Top Chef Interview: Techzim Founder Limbikani Soul Makan On Zimbabwe’s Start-up Culture Posted in Heavy Chef News, Top Digital Chefs, Concocted by Agnes Sokol September 14, 2011 4 comments

    Our Top Chef interview series aims to pick the brains of top business and media experts to find out how they learn, work and innovate. We turned to Limbikani Soul Makan, a technology entrepreneur working tirelessly to build a vibrant start-up culture in Zimbabwe. He founded Techzim in 2009 which has become a widely read news blog focusing on IT news, product reviews and internet services in Zimbabwe. Limbikani chats with us about exploring new technologies, ICT services, internet products and how he sees the internet playing a vital role in Africa’s success story.

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  4. Top Chef Interview: Heléne Lindsay on Content Marketing and Publishing in South Africa Posted in Top Digital Chefs, Concocted by Agnes Sokol August 19, 2011 1 comment

    Our Top Chef interview series aims to pick the brains of top business and media experts to find out how they learn, work and innovate. We turned to Heléne Lindsay, strategic director at New Media Publishing, and got her insight on content marketing, publishing and the digital shift in South Africa. Heléne is a wealth of knowledge on digital publishing having pioneered digital communications for agencies, magazines and the 20/20 online bank. She now leads digital strategy at New Media Publishing, South Africa’s leading magazine publishing company.

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  5. Heavy Chef Video: Rich Mulholland talks about Anti-Social Networks Posted in Heavy Chef News, Top Digital Chefs, Videos, Concocted by Yolandi Janse van Rensburg July 29, 2011 1 comment

    A lot of people have been asking us to share the video of Rich Mulholland’s talk at Heavy Chef last month. Those who attended would know that his presentation entitled Anti- Social Networking And The Rise Of The Contextual Connection was as entertaining as it was insightful. Rich spoke about all the various social media platforms and how they should be adapting to the user’s needs. If you missed the talk, this video is a must-watch: Read Further

  6. Heavy Chef July 2011: Nikki Cockcroft talks about New Media Ecosystems Posted in Heavy Chef News, Top Digital Chefs, Concocted by Yolandi Janse van Rensburg July 29, 2011 1 comment

    Our Heavy Chef session last night at Deloitte in Cape Town was once again a successful event. With a turn-out of close to 200 people we were very happy to see such a strong response to the event on Twitter. Read Further

  7. Top Chef Interview Series: Justin Spratt Posted in Heavy Chef News, Top Digital Chefs, Concocted by Agnes Sokol July 18, 2011

    Our Top Chef interview series aims to pick the brains of top business and media experts to find out how they learn, work and innovate. We first turned to Justin Spratt, CEO of Quirk, Africa’s largest digital marketing agency, and got his insight on digital, technology and his latest passion projects.

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  8. Heavy Chef Jozi: Rich Mulholland talks about Anti-Social Networks Posted in Heavy Chef News, Top Digital Chefs, Concocted by Yolandi Janse van Rensburg July 4, 2011

    Last week Wednesday we hosted our Heavy Chef session on Jozi with Rich Mulholland. Those who attended or followed Rich’s talk on Twitter would know it was as entertaining as it was insightful. We were extremely excited to see a record crowd for our Jozi event! A big thanks to everyone who attended! Read Further

  9. Interview with Nic Haralambous on Mobile in Emerging Markets Posted in Emerging Markets, Heavy Chef News, Mobile Marketing, Top Digital Chefs, Concocted by Yolandi Janse van Rensburg June 14, 2011

    We know how much you enjoyed our Heavy Chef session in Joburg last month with Nic Haralambous and we’ve picked up a lot of chatter online concerning the mobile development industry in Africa. We decided to interview Nic and learn from him once more about the Mobile industry in emerging markets. Read Further