Vusi Thembekwayo is a Global Business Speaker, private equity Managing Partner at Watermark Afrika, CEO of pan-African impact investment firm MyGrowthFund Venture Capital & convenor of leading research boutique IC Knowledge Bureau.
Ranked number 1 in public speaking at the age of 17, Vusi went onto receive third place in the world at the English-Speaking Union International Competition. He delivered his first professional talk in 2002 and over the past 15years he has been gracing the global stage with his humour, charisma and thought-provoking content. His debut book, the Magna Carta of Exponential was launched in Barcelona, Spain in 2017. It sold 6,000 copies on the day of launch. His follow-up book, Vusi – lessons from a Black Dragons is a multi-award best-seller available on audible & Kindle.
Vusi Thembekwayo is making waves internationally as a thought-provoking young business leader from the continent with many ideas on solving economic issues in Africa. His mission is to change the African narrative by challenging the mindset and approach towards achieving economic freedom. Vusi has been the catalyst for change in businesses across the globe through expertise in strategy, leadership, and sales. New York, London, Paris, Lagos, Jersey, Guernsey, Rio de Janeiro, Dar esSalaam, Sao Paulo, Buenos Aires, Colombo, Nairobi, Kampala, San Francisco, and another 21 global cities have all experienced Vusi.