MPUMI NHLAPO (Bachelor of Business Science, Information Systems Honours, Economics Major, Marketing Major) is a recognized thought leader, writer and public speaker on Digital Economies, emerging digital trends and on how organisations and individuals can embrace a ‘digital mindset’ in order to be relevant and effective in a rapidly evolving digital society. He spent over 10 years building Intervate Solutions, a start-up business in the Technology sector, with his partners, which they grew to become the leading Microsoft Solutions Provider in Africa. They eventually sold Intervate to T-Systems, a subsidiary of German Multinational Deutchse Telekom, where Mpumi currently fills the role of Head of Demand Management, Marketing, Communications and Product Portfolio.
Mpumi has presented at various local and international conferences on digital transformation, innovation and the business and societal impact of technology on the African Economy. He continues to write on the topic of Digital Disruption and consults with organisations on how they can engage industry 4.0 and themselves become disruptive forces.
To add to his extensive profile, Mpumi is also a Creative Director and Strategic Marketing Consultant working with organisations to leverage strategic marketing together with digital in order to develop future focused growth strategies. He is also a talk radio host on Cliff Central; DISRUPT WITH MPUMI focuses on immersive disruption across industries. Through this platform, Mpumi has started an initiative called 100 New Voices which engages organisation and society on the art of digital story telling and how it can be used as a tool for leadership development, accelerated learning and brand development.