SIYA MAPOKO

BSc (Chem) and (Biochem) (Hons)

 

Siya is the author of Conversations with JSE AltX Entrepreneurs and The Best Advice I Ever Got; a highly-acclaimed speaker; seminar leader; scientific and business researcher; business development coach and an extraordinary entrepreneur. Siya spent most of the last 10 years doing scientific and business research in a career that has cut across various fields such as chemistry, biochemistry, Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) drug research (contrast agents), Investment Analysis, Equity Trading, and Entrepreneurship. Siya is a 'Business Scientist'. For years Siya has been having conversations with some of the most remarkable self-made millionaire and billionaire entrepreneurs, and business executives, seeking to understand the psychological make-up and deep-rooted principles and beliefs that set these individuals apart from the majority of humanity in terms of getting results.

 

Siyas unique expertise is in articulating the breakthroughs and success secrets of mega-entrepreneurs and business leaders and the underlying scientific principles that individuals, teams and organizations can apply to improve their lives and business results. His clients have included JSE, Sanlam, Standard Bank, Deloitte, Build It, SME Survey, Cape Chamber, PetroSA, BMF, UCT, International School of Investment and Finance (Europe), The Millionaires Club and thousands of entrepreneurs and service professionals in speeches and seminars across South Africa. His audiences have included diplomats from countries such as US, France, Monaco, Austria and Belgium. His media appearances have included SABC2, CNBC, e TV, Financial Mail, Destiny Man, African Banker, Business World Botswana, RiskSA, JSE Magazine, Succeed Magazine, Blaque, Mercury, Beeld, BBQ Magazine, 702, SAfm, Classic FM, Umhlobo Wenene FM, Goodhope FM, Heart 104.9 FM and other media. His inspirational speeches and events have been sponsored by Old Mutual, Nedbank, Standard Bank, City of Cape Town and other major organisations.

 

In December 2010 Siya was honoured by The Striding Man Society an initiative of The House of Johnnie Walker as one of the 30 South African Striders featured in the first ever coffee table book, Celebrating Strides.

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