Africa StreamCon Speakers
Nic van den Bergh
Nic is an innovative and successful businessman with a flair for identifying and successfully developing commercial business opportunities. With his enthusiastic and optimistic approach to handling business issues he encourages and motivates the people around him to think and live media communication.
Isabel De Sousa
The Punishers Gaming Organisation
“I aspire to make a mark in the South African and International eSports Community. I’m dedicated to working with adynamic group of young talent, to help them showcase their abilities. Committed to helping each individual reach new heights and letting them realise their own potential through media, creating a career path for their futures.”
“Grant Hinds, is a renowned South African YouTuber, gaming and tech guru whose channel focuses on gaming. When not playing games, he splits his time between being a YouTube Marketer and a video games and tech contributor for various South African television shows and print magazines such as Expresso Morning Show, Tech Report and GQ Magazine. Hinds also frequents many of the nerd culture events such as Playtopia, Fancon, and rAge Expo. A fully qualified Art Director, Grant graduated from the internationally renowned AAA School of Advertising in Cape Town, South Africa.”
Nicholas Hall is South Africa’s leading lawyer in the digital entertainment industry. Nicholas has worked and trained at one of South Africa’s leading ICT law firms. Nicholas is very well known in the South African video games industry (where he is a founding member and chair of Make Games South Africa the largest online community for game developers in South Africa, and CEO of the local industry association for video game development, Interactive Entertainment South Africa.).
I’m Gael Level, a French, full-time multimedia creator. I’ve been making music, photos, and videos for 10+ years but I went full time 3 years ago. My main content is focused on helping others become better content creators no matter their budget. I do almost everything myself and really enjoy the process of making a project come true from brainstorm to reality. Gael Level is a name that fits really well with my main content since my viewers are mostly gamers.
Have You Heard
Ryan has been at the forefront of influence marketing and marketing innovation for over 18 years. Having started his career within various marketing departments in global companies, Ryan was frustrated with the traditional advertising approach and so in 2008 founded have you heard, an agency immersed in the culture and with the ability to influence it. Since then, have you heard has been recognized as one of the 100 most innovative companies in the world, and Ryan, himself has been recognized as one of the 30 most innovative business leaders in Africa.
Zandile Ndhlovu is a Freediver, Scuba Diver, Surfer, and Spearfisherwoman and lives for the outdoors! She is a content creator focused on creating the needed representation in outdoor spaces, ultimately redefining the face of the outdoors to be inclusive, and encouraging the outdoor lifestyle!
She is the founder of The Black Mermaid Foundation, an organization seeking to create diverse representation in the Ocean Arena, and an emerging Film Maker creating stories that reshape narratives through storytelling.
Hammed Arowosegbe has over 6 years of experience in the #3D Industry. He has worked with diverse teams across the globe to develop hardware and software solutions, from building the first real-time ship steering simulator in Nigeria to creating scriptable APIs. He is the VR AR Association Nigeria Chapter President, driving inclusion for virtual and augmented reality solutions across Africa, and also a senior software engineer at VaultHill, where he is building a human-centric metaverse. Hammed Arowosegbe is the creator of SwiftXR, a fast cross-platform deployment tool for augmented and virtual reality solutions.
Bobby Brown is a seasoned entrepreneur, thought-leader, marketing, and multi-media specialist, who has spent the better part of 25 years honing his skills in South Africa’s events and media industries.
As a media consultant, journalist, tech geek, and pop culture junkie, Bobby host the uplifting Smile Breakfast show on SA’s fastest-growing radio station – Smile 90.4FM.
This professional is widely-read as a weekly social commentator for The Daily Voice and sought-after as a motivational speaker, MC, and moderator.
Bobby brings significant and memorable gravitas to an event in the form of a wry sense of topical humor, engaging commentary, and intelligent eloquence.
“Zeph is an experienced media executive with over 10 years experience overseeing media rights negotiation and distribution in Sub Saharan Africa – with a focus on sports and entertainment rights distribution and acquisition for IMG Media, Fox International Channels, and The Walt Disney Company (Africa). He is the YouTube Content Partnerships Lead for South Africa where he is the lead for YouTube’s content strategy as well as strategic partnerships.
I am a variety streamer, focussing on franchise playthroughs, and generally having a good time. The vision of my channel is to create a home away from home, a place that you know will be there for you after a hard days of work, a place that you can escape to and meet up with friends old and new.
I’m an eternal noob gamer, but that doesn’t mean I’m not passionate about gaming. I’ve spent about 5 years in the community, and I love it. I’m the writer and the project manager for Mettlestate. That means that I write all of the news flashes and blurbs, but I also make sure that our Mettlestate community is looked after. I might bring sparkles and rainbows, but this is a job I take very seriously and one that I enjoy.