Sizakele Marutlulle will be giving a talk at Leaderex, as part of CreativeMornings, which is a global breakfast lecture series serving local creative communities in over 180 cities. They are free to attend and typically feature an inspiring talk and breakfast.
Sizakele Marutlulle is a strategist and creative problem solver. She has over 23 years’ experience in leadership, business architecture, brand building, innovation and people development. Marutlulle & Co, of which she is the CEO & Founder, is a Pan African strategy and ideas lab that helps pro-Africa companies compete, win and prosper. Sizakele is a disruptive thinker, cultural creative, business architect, ideation activist and public speaker with experience across various sectors and regions that include South Africa, the Americas, Nigeria, Ghana, Kenya, Namibia, Tanzania, as well as a working knowledge of Asia and Europe. Her career spans work in both public and private sectors, with engagement at various stages of development in small and established businesses. Having founded and been pivotal in the growth and advancement of several ad agencies, her affinity is for corporate leadership, brand expertise and consumer engagement. Top-tier companies engage her as advisor and consultant to advance their ambitions as well as imagine new futures. Her deep and diverse knowledge equips her to unlock sustainable commercial and reputational success for her clients and she is driven to positively impact Africa’s fortunes. She has a special focus on Fentrepreneurs©, a proprietary term she has coined to refer to female entrepreneurs, to help them build bankable and scalable, future-fit businesses.
Sizakele holds a BA Degree (Political Science & Sociology) as well as BA Hons (Sociology) from the University of Durban-Westville (now UKZN), as well as a Master’s Degree in Communication Sociology from Wits University. She completed a Strategy & Leadership Program at The New School For Social Research, NYC, a Summer Film Production Course at New York University, NYC as well as a Program for Operational Excellence at Harvard Business School. She is currently a PhD student.