South Africa and its fraught political economy provide a fascinating case study into how it takes a particular brand of GENIUS to thrive in a difficult domestic environment and take those ideas and the businesses that deliver them, globally.
Bruce Whitfield has spent more than two decades studying the South African business environment and distilling what has made the country’s top entrepreneurs globally competitive. It’s the subject matter of his brand new book: Genius, How to Take Smart Ideas Global.
In this live session, he will be in conversation with Discovery CEO, Adrian Gore, extracting some of the leadership Genius it took to start, build and grow Discovery into a global presence.
About the speakers:
Adrian Gore is a leading South African businessman, founder, and CEO of South Africa's leading medical insurer, Discovery Holdings, which provides health insurance for more than 200,000 companies and close to 2 million people.
Bruce is an award-winning journalist whose daily Money Show each weeknight on 702 and CapeTalk is compulsory listening for anyone who wants to better understand the world of money and business amidst the noise and clutter of a confusing world. He has hosted numerous TV programs, is a Contributing Editor to the Financial Mail, and is a foreign correspondent to multiple international news providers. He is a best-selling author and sought-after business speaker.
Date: 12 May 2022
Time: 09:00 AM - 10:30 AM
Venue: GIBS Campus
Address: 26 Melville Road, Illovo