Strategic Marketer & Brand communication Specialist; Public Speaker
Name: Musa Kalenga
SCiiS Industry Advisory Board Staff Members
About Mr Musa Kalenga
Musa Kalenga was born in Zambia, lived in Scotland, Botswana, England and currently resides in South Africa. He is a Published Author, Brand communication specialist, strategic marketer, speaker and entrepreneur. He holds a Bachelor of Commerce from the University of Witwatersrand, a Chartered Marketer (SA) designation from Wits Business School and a GIBS (MBA) – graduating as top student in sustainability and future fit business. Kalenga is currently the founder and Chief Executive of Microtising – a next generation advertising engine for small and medium businesses. Kalenga previously worked for Facebook as a Client Partner for the Africa business and prior to that as Group Head of Digital Marketing at Nedbank. He has past experience as an entrepreneur having built his first company from zero to R6,5-million in turnover by the age of 26. He has worked with foreign governments, multinational companies to create innovative digital products and solutions in travel, insurance, automobile, FMCG and banking industries. Musa focuses on marketing and business strategy to respond to a digital world. Kalenga has been widely recognised as one of the Top 200Young South Africans by the Mail & Guardian newspaper. He was a member of the World Economic Forum Johannesburg Global shapers, Head of brand for IAB and a member of Africa Teen Geeks. He is passionate about emerging African markets and in particular, about Africa, its people and the challenges that we face – it is his mission to inspire, share insights and be involved in projects that work towards making Africa better through technology.