REMINDER: Business Networking Breakfast Thursday 14 March 2013 TOPIC “The Best Advice I Ever Got” SPEAKER : Siya Mapoko Please see attached list of attendees


 Siya Mapoko is the author of " The Best Advice I Got" and "Conversations with JSE AltX entrepreneurs". He is a businessman, entrepreneur, an international speaker, seminar leader, executive speech-advisor, scientific and business researcher. Siya has researched such diverse fields as chemistry, biochemistry, MRI drug research (contrast agents), investment analysis, equity trading, and entrepreneurship.

Siya graduated from UCT with a BSc (Hons) in Chemistry and thereafter spent time researching his MSc thesis at GlazoSmithKline in England, focusing on contrast agents for Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI). He joined Investec Assett Management as an Equities Trader and was also a financial markets reporter on SAfm.

Siya has spoken to thousands of people from various parts of the world and has been invited as a guest lecturer at universities and business schools in South Africa and Europe. He has been nominated for a number of business and entrepreneurship awards and in December 2010 he was honoured by The Striding Man Society, an initiative of The House of Johnnie Walker: he was named one of 30 South African Striders and featured in their book titled "Celebrating Strides".


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