Name of Speaker | Talent
Bruce Whitfield interprets the noise at the murky intersection where business, politics and society collide. He has the extraordinary ability to bring clarity and transform the way we see the world. This fresh perspective shines a light on how we can fix the future. Today.
Bruce has been named Sanlam Financial journalist of the Year twice.
He has been crowned Citadel Words on Money Overall Winner for personal finance writing, Citi South Africa Financial Journalist of the Year in 2009 and he completed a course at New York’s framed Columbia Journalism School as part of that programme.
He has won numerous other accolades for print, radio and television in the Sanlam and Citadel awards over the past decade and has also been crowned ‘Best Financial Broadcaster’ in the MTN Radio Awards three years running.
Bruce was also named ‘Best Money Writer’ in the 2012 Telkom Classic Business Journalist of the Year awards.
Making complex issues tangible, Bruce Whitfield interprets the noise at the murky intersection where business, politics and society collide. He has the extraordinary ability to bring clarity and transform the way we see the world. This fresh perspective shines a light on how we can fix the future. Today.
In his new book “GENIUS” and the accompanying talk, he examines what it takes to thrive in an increasingly complex, fast-paced, divisive global environment.
Bruce draws on two decades of studying the business environment in one of the world’s most fraught socio-political economies, South Africa, and distils what has made that country’s top entrepreneurs globally competitive.
GENIUS takes the learnings from these and other leaders who have emerged from a range of complex circumstances and embattled countries, and applies them to business, anywhere.
The multimedia presentation shares inspiring stories of some of these extraordinary individuals whose ideas solve problems across the globe. As they evolve, Bruce teases out the golden threads that connect them, guiding audiences to view their own challenges and obstacles with fresh perspectives.
These are lessons for anyone looking to succeed anywhere against the odds.
His easy-going and highly professional approach to any event makes Duane an absolute delight to deal with – always willing to go the extra mile to ensure that the function is an unforgettable and totally memorable affair.