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Mike Stopforth presenting at a digital leadership conference

Professional speaking bio:

Mike Stopforth is the founder and director of business and leadership transformation specialist Beyond Binary, an entrepreneur, a start-up investor, an author and a global speaker. He is recognised for his provoking insights into disruption-driven change, its impact on people, business and markets, and—notably—building the new leadership skills and strategies essential to navigate uncharted territory. Mike is a successful digital pioneer. Before Beyond Binary, he founded leading African social media agency Cerebra. It was acquired by global advertising giant WPP in 2013. In 2007, he co-founded Afrigator.com, an African content aggregator which was bought by Naspers. In addition to his Beyond Binary role, Mike serves as a disruption and innovation advisor on a number of corporate boards. He has been recognised as an influencer by Mail & Guardian, GQ and Destiny Man, and is a member of the Professional Speakers Association of South Africa.

Short bio (my preference):

Mike Stopforth is the founder and director of business and leadership transformation specialist Beyond Binary, an author, and sought after global speaker.

Popular digital and leadership topics include:

  • Digital transformation, disruption and innovation
  • Leading in the digital era
  • Leading through social media
  • Social media crisis communication
  • Brand building in the digital era

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