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Join Colin Iles of Innovation Catalyst as he helps courageous and curious leaders find new opportunities with disruptive interventions in innovation, culture, leadership and strategy.

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  • Can Solar Power South African Business?
    23 Nov, 12:00 SAST – 24 Nov, 12:45 SAST
    Online Event
    Prof. Guy Midgley is one of the most influential climate change scientists in the world. So I can't wait to hear what he thought about COP27 and his views on the potential of Solar in South Africa. And Jaco Burger from Standard Bank will be sharing insights on the businesses moving forward already!
  • The Future Of Blockchain
    Tue, 08 Nov
    Online Event
    08 Nov, 12:00 – 13:00 SAST
    Online Event
    Ethereum Software Company, ConsenSys, Doubled its valuation To $7 Billion in just 4 months. I'll be asking game changer and Consensys ambassador Monica Singer what all the fuss is about and how business leaders should be exploring the myriad of disruptive possibilities this technology brings.
  • What CFOs Need To Know About Solar?
    26 Oct, 09:00 – 09:40 SAST
    What do CFO's need to know about solar? That's what will be chatting about with the CFO of Marco Polo, one of the best known bus builders in the world!
  • The Future Of Biometric Identity?
    23 Sept, 09:00 – 09:45 SAST
    What does the future look like for biometric identity? And why should you care?
  • The Role Of Boards In An Exponential World
    07 Sept, 09:00 – 10:00 SAST
    Do boards need to change, in a world where change is exponential?
  • Google CEO Round Table on Data Driven Decision Making
    31 Aug, 16:30 – 18:00 SAST
    Virtual Round Table
    This invite-only round table series is designed to discuss innovative insights from the world's most progressive people and companies. This months discussion features Kevin Hartman, Google's Chief Analytics Evangelist!
  • Can, should and will banks and telcos partner to improve society?
    31 Aug, 09:00 – 9:45
    Can and should banks and telcos partner to improve society? I used to think the answer was yes, yes and no. I might be wrong. Join the conversation to find out why!
  • Preparing for Amazon's expansion within Africa.
    25 Aug, 10:00 – 11:30 SAST
    Private Webinar
    How should retailers adapt when Amazon arrives in South Africa?
  • The Future Of Finance
    Fri, 12 Aug
    12 Aug, 08:30 – 10:00
    Windhoek, Rev Michael Scott St, Windhoek, Namibia
    What will the future of finance look like? Colin Iles presents to Capricorn Group and special guests at the Windhoek Hilton in Nambia.
  • The New Rules Of Capital Markets. Sink Or Swim?
    04 Aug, 12:00 – 13:00 SAST
    A few courageous leaders have changed how their businesses operate, capitalising on game-changing new opportunities, as they understood early on that the rules of stakeholder value creation have fundamentally changed. Who are these CEO’s and what exactly are they doing differently?
  • Game Changers - Inclusive Innovation With Tashmia Ismail & Colin Iles
    01 Aug, 14:00 – 15:00 SAST
    Tashmia Ismail is one of South Africa’s most impressive leaders. I can't think of a more impressive guest to inspire our future female leaders on the first day of women's month! Hope you can join. p.s. men are welcome to join too!
  • Game Changers - The Art & Science Of Data-Led Decisioning
    30 Jun, 12:00 – 13:00 SAST
    How can you harness that power of algorithms to supercharge your company and your client's decision making? If anyone can answer this question, it will be serial data-led entrepreneur Roger Grobler. Hope you can join.
  • The Future Of Payments
    Mon, 30 May
    30 May, 15:00 – 31 May, 16:00
    Why can't payments be free, instant, safe and accessible to everyone? Or maybe it can? Come join my fireside with Jan Pilbauer, Chief Executive Officer of BankservAfrica. I hope to get some positive answers!
  • Phoenix Rising - Colin Iles in conversation with Gour Lentell at Innovation City
    05 May, 16:00 – 18:00 SAST
    Innovation City, Darter Studio, Longkloof, Darters Rd, Gardens, Cape Town, 8001, South Africa
    Join us on Thursday May 5th, from 16h00 - 18h00 as Colin Iles conducts a one-on-one conversation and tracks the amazing entrepreneurial journey of Gour Lentell.
  • How To Build A Viral Super App
    Tue, 08 Mar
    Zoom Webinar
    08 Mar, 12:00 – 12:55 SAST
    Zoom Webinar
    In 2016 Gour Lentell had run out of cash and had to release all 12 of his staff. Everyone told him to throw in the towel. But the Zimbabwean born tech entrepreneur stubbornly held on. And now 6 years later he's created what could be South Africa's first-ever viral super-app!
  • Game Changers - The Future Of Financial Crime
    24 Nov 2021, 10:00 – 11:00 SAST
    Zoom webinar
    Game changers explores the individuals and technologies that are transforming industries. In this session, Colin Iles will chatting with Absa's Group Head Of Financial Crime, Nic Swingler, to learn more about the true size and scale of financial crime and what institutions are doing to fight back.
  • The Future of Finance Series - Why it’s time for Tyme
    23 Nov 2021, 12:00 – 13:00
    Why it’s time for Tyme with Tyme Bank CEO Tauriq Keraan
  • Mainframe Offloading - What? Why? How?
    11 Nov 2021, 11:30 – 13:00 SAST
    Still using mainframes? In this session I'm finding out why that's a problem and what you can do to solve.