Dave Duarte is a communications trends expert. He is the founder of Treeshake, an innovative digital marketing consultancy.
In 2014 Dave was selected as a Young Global Leader of the World Economic Forum. He also serves on the board of the Mail & Guardian, on Endeavor’s Venture Corps, and as Trustee for the Reach Trust, which has served over 10 million people in Southern Africa with mobile health and educational support.
Dave was previously Programme Director at the University of Cape Town’s Graduate School of Business, where he launched the first social media strategy and mobile marketing courses in Africa; headed up Creative Commons South Africa; and co-founded South Africa’s largest Social Media Marketing agency, Cerebra.
A passionate promoter of creative side-projects, Duarte is an award winning blogger and public speaker.