'Wow' factor: ‘Arguably SA advertising’s most talented and influential creative leader’.
Chris credits the school for inspiring him, and giving him excellent grounding. After many leadership positions at Ogilvy worldwide, he’s now a shareholder at a smaller agency. Financial Mail rated him ‘Arguably SA advertising’s most talented and influential creative leader’.
'Wow' factor: Co-founder of SA’s biggest black-owned integrated marketing agency.
One of Mail & Guardian’s Top 200 Youth of 2017, Veli credits Red & Yellow for shaping his conviction that real magic happens when business and creativity come together. AVATAR is SA’s biggest black-owned integrated marketing agency and works on some iconic South African brands.
'Wow' factor: Co-founder of one of SA's most successful indie agencies
We inspired Jason to believe passionately in the power of changing the world for the better. After impressive overseas success, he returned to SA as co-founder of M&C Saatchi Abel - one of SA’s fastest growing and most successful marketing communications startups.
'Wow' factor: Winner of SA Masterchef
Red & Yellow taught Kamini not only to communicate effectively, but how to get what she wants out of business. She’s used this to build a successful career as a serial freelancer in radio, blogging, writing, reviewing, cooking, shooting her own TV series and waymore.
'Wow' factor: Cancer-fighting author, speaker and change-agent
As Creative Director on huge global brands at a range of top advertising agencies, he’s won all major industry awards.
Now that same fearless creativity drives his NPO - producing tools and content to help others survive cancer.
'Wow' factor: Respected illustrator and industry-shaper
Despite having no idea what to study, or what the role entails, Moe’s internship as Art Director at King James - one of SA’s largest independent agencies - led to them snapping him up the instant he graduated. He’s also made a name as a respected illustrator.
'Wow' factor: Partner, and shaper, of leading digital agency
As partner and Group Managing Director, David guided Hellocomputer into an imaginative and outcomes-based digital agency that consistently ranks amongst South Africa’s leaders, in both creative and performance-orientated awards. HelloComputer was acquired by IPG and is now part of the FCB Group of Companies.
'Wow' factor: Manages €25M portfolio for Red Bull, Greater China
Daniel’s strong track record in marketing leadership, strategic planning, business setup, team development, digital expertise and growth delivery has led to a career that spans senior management positions in creative, media and FMCG industries across Asia and Africa.
'Wow' factor: Co-founded bootcamps for brands
After graduating, Sandile spent 18 years at some of South Africa’s top agencies, along with a stint at MTV Africa. He then went on to co-found The Garage Communications, where as creative director, he now “services, repairs and fine-tunes brands back into shape”.
'Wow' factor: Owns an incredibly successful production company
Nikki launched Greenwall Productions in 2009 - after working at various ad agencies while pursuing a part-time acting career; then writing, producing and anchoring for full-time TV.
She’s interviewed global entertainers; produced a documentary series; and contributed to several well-known publications.
'Wow' factor: Co-founder of a 100% black-owned agency with leading clients
After graduating, Sibusiso worked at various key agencies until - as Creative Director at Ogilvy & Mather - the entrepreneurial urge became too strong. Resulting in him and a partner starting an agency, with KFC as its launch client.
'Wow' factor: Understanding people to create meaningful change
After studying politics, Faheem came to Red & Yellow. And was blown away by the power of brand strategy and creative thinking. Influencing an enviable business savvy that’s led to a remarkable career as political campaigner, socio-economic activist and current role as Senior Strategist in London.