We can start this introduction like they do on most websites. Vusi Thembekwayo is an acclaimed business mogul and global speaker. It is true. But that is not Vusi.
Vusi is many things. From a maverick, a leadership genius, a petrol head, a family man, a self-made millionaire to a dragon. Most importantly, Vusi is f%&king great…no scratch that, he’s f%$king AMAZING as Sir Bob Geldof once put it.
So let’s begin… Vusi is a disruptor.
At 25 he ran a R400mn division in a R17bn multi-national and today is widely regarded as one of the most disruptive forces in venture capital in Africa. He was amongst the youngest directors of a listed company in South Africa and now serves on several boards.
Currently, Vusi Thembekwayo is the CEO of a boutique investment & advisory firm in Africa. Leading by example, his firm forces medium, large and listed businesses into much needed, often painful, always lucrative new directions.
Having graced the covers of Entrepreneur Magazine, with features on Forbes and Inc500, his social media engagement often mirrors that of a Rockstar.
Vusi Thembekwayo is a consummate speaking professional! On and off stage. He doesn’t just talk business – he lives it. For real, he walks, talks and breathes it! You see he does more than simply inspire revolution, he’s the guy that initiates it.
Vusi Thembekwayo has been the catalyst for change in businesses across the globe through expertise in strategy, leadership and sales.
A staggering 21 global cities have experienced Vusi. Oh and add New York, London, Paris, Lagos, Jersey, Guernsey, Rio de Janeiro, Dar es Salaam, Sao Paulo, Buenos Aires, Colombo, Nairobi, Kampala, San Francisco to the list.
That’s what you get when you talk about things that make perfect sense.
Living out loud
Vusi Thembekwayo lives his life out loud and challenges himself to accomplish one terrifying thing every year.
LEADING AT THE EDGE OF CHAOS
Middle-aged men (whose pants couldn’t seem to hold their rear waistline) were dispatched by logistics company to collect the goods at the factory-floor and deliver them to the local retailer.
BARBARIANS AT THE GATE
The key to surviving change is to understand why you probably won’t.
In an environment where knowledge is free, how do organisations maximise and coordinate people and capital resources for the ultimate goal in business: PROFIT.