Everybody is talking about digital transformation, but depending on who
you’re talking to, digital transformation means and implies very different
What we can all agree on is that our organisations are being subjected
to and impacted by multiple disruptive forces simultaneously. Disruption is
nothing new but the current speed, complexity and global nature of it is.
(Credit Suisse, 2017)
This environment is begging for leaders and practitioners that have a
conscious and comprehensive definition for digital transformation, a broad
understanding of the societal and technological forces in play, and a set of
tools to act immediately and decisively.
This masterclass will provide you with the thinking and practice to be that
agent of change in your business.
Topics to be covered include:
The definition of digital transformation;
Digital transformation vs digital
D. A. R. W. I. N.: six tools for building a digital transformation
The role of leadership in digital transformation; and
Multiple case studies and examples from SA and the rest of the
About the Facilitator:
Mike Stopforth is particularly passionate about transformational leadership and
organisational change, and enjoys helping fellow business owners, executive
teams and CEOs get the best out of their people.
In 2006, after a short and colourful career in sales, he took the
entrepreneurial plunge and started a company called Cerebra. With a specialist
focus on digital content and engagement, Cerebra won numerous multinational
accounts and grew quickly to become South Africa’s leading social media agency.
In his role as CEO of the business, he had the privilege of working with
Coca-Cola, Samsung, Toyota, Vodafone, AB InBev, Google, Ford, Huawei, Barclays,
and many other remarkable brands. Cerebra was acquired by global
advertising giant WPP in 2013.
In 2007, he co-founded a web start-up called Afrigator.com that was acquired by
Naspers just 18 months later. Around the same time, he began hosting a popular
networking event called the 27dinners, which went on to catalyse business
collaborations and relationships through hundreds of successful events.
Group Booking Discount of 20% for 5 or more.