WATCH LIVE: Sir Richard Branson on the future of business

Sir Richard Branson, in partnership with Investec, hosts the Business Is An Adventure event in Johannesburg on November 7, 2019. The event will be livestreamed here from 11h30 to 13h30.

Branson said: “Ordinary never changed anything. We’re bringing Business Is An Adventure back to South Africa because of how impactful and successful it was in 2017. Our diverse panel of speakers will share their unparalleled insight into entrepreneurship, building a brand, and what the future of business looks like. These learnings are key in encouraging others to follow in their footsteps….”

The event includes three panel discussions:

  • How Diversity Builds Business Advantage 

The discussion will be facilitated by Claire Mawisa (Investigative Journalist, Carte Blanche), Faith Popcorn (Founder & CEO, Faith Popcorn’s BrainReserve), Dr. Marc Kahn (Head of Human Resources & Organisational Development, Investec), Thando Hopa (diversity advocate & international model), and Dr. Tashmia Ismail-Saville (CEO, Youth Employment Service SA).

  • Business Out of The Ordinary

Facilitated by Redi Tlhabi (author & journalist), Branson, Fani Titi (Joint CEO, Investec), Emma Wade-Smith OBE (Her Majesty’s Trade Commissioner for Africa, DIT) and Kim Reid (CEO & Founder,

  • Q&A – The Future

Branson and Stephen Koseff (Co-Founder, Investec) have a ‘fireside chat’ with moderator Tlhabi.

The event will be live streamed in this article from 11h30.