About Linda

Bio

I am the national coordinator for the SA Innovation Network where I coordinate all the activities including: Events management, marketing, sponsorship, blogging, social media, project management and sponsorship.

I have a degree in Psychology at the University of Pretoria and have a deep interest in people and the way in which they react to change.

I have been actively involved in the innovation space for almost 2 years now and previously worked as a new business developer and marketing consultant for telecommunications company.

My passion for marketing and social media has connected me with organisations like The Innovation Hub where I consult on a part-time basis.

I love working with people - I am passionate about innovation and how it leads to continual improvement of anything around us. I follow technology trends and love to watch TED talks for inspiration.

Languages

Afrikaans, English

Areas of Expertise

Marketing , social media , Event Planning & Management, Innovation & development

An idea worth spreading

An Idea worth spreading is the future of collaboration - how working together will change the world. How collaboration will change education, health, economic development and many more aspects in South Africa that are burning issues.

I'm passionate about

My passion lies with innovation and the role it has played in making South Africa a better place. I am also passionate about marketing, social media, technology trends, design and connecting people.

Talk to me about

Innovation, sustainability, entrepreneurship, connecting people, innovation networks, social media.

People don't know I'm good at

Reading people :-)

My TED story

I got introduced by the TED concept by a friend of mine - Kelo Kubu. She thought I would be a good person to organise a TEDx event in Pretoria because of my passion for innovation and connecting people. This will be my first TEDx event and I will share my story with you as I go along... To be continued...

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