Thebe Ikalafeng

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Thebe Ikalafeng

Africa's foremost brand authorities

Thebe Ikalafeng is arguably one of Africa\'s foremost brand authorities. He has been recognised as one of the Top 10 Thinkers in Marketing in an Ipsos survey among business decision makers in Southern Africa.

He is founder of the award winning Brand Leadership Group, Brand Leadership Academy, Brand Africa™ and Public Sector Excellence™ initiatives. He has been recognised with the award Asia Brand Congress \"Global Brand Leadership\" award and the Marquette University/American Marketing… 

Thebe Ikalafeng is arguably one of Africa\'s foremost brand authorities. He has been recognised as one of the Top 10 Thinkers in Marketing in an Ipsos survey among business decision makers in Southern Africa.

He is founder of the award winning Brand Leadership Group, Brand Leadership Academy, Brand Africa™ and Public Sector Excellence™ initiatives. He has been recognised with the award Asia Brand Congress \"Global Brand Leadership\" award and the Marquette University/American Marketing Association \"Award for Marketing Excellence\". Ikalafeng\'s distinguished career is highlighted by his leadership of NIKE Africa to over 75 local and global awards, including the 10 Cannes Lions and the Institute of Marketing Management\'s \"Marketing Company of the Year\" Roll of Honour and leading Brand Leadership to the Fin Week \"Marketing Services Agency of the Year, 2008\" and the 2011 REBRAND 100 Global Award for Effective Brand Transformations.

He has served on leading corporate boards and all notable industry bodies. Thebe holds a BSc (Business Administration) and MBA degrees from Marquette University in the USA, completed executive leadership education in Finance at Wits Business School and Harvard Business School and is a Chartered Marketer (SA). He advices, teaches and speaks globally in commercial, political, nation and personal branding and related matters.

Thebe is a sought-after speaker who’s given inspirational and dynamic talks on brand and related matters to thousands of audiences and blue-chip organisations across the world. His wide corporate, advisory and board experience in nation, corporate and personal branding, makes him a knowledgeable authority at the cutting edge of the latest thinking and practice in all branding related matters.

Whether you\'re kicking off a major event or you just need a fresh perspective, Thebe will inspire the audience and leave them with ideas that energise, excite and empower them.

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