Tip of the day: Ravi Naidoo at k/hauskino

Ravi Naidoo is the founder and managing director of Interactive Africa, a Cape Town based media and marketing company. After studying economics and physiology at the University of CapeTown he worked as account director at Young and Rubicam, and, after founding Interactive Africa, received recognition for the project management of e.g. the First African in Space Mission and the marketing and pitching of South Africa’s bid to host the 2010 Football World Cup. Also, he directed projects and initiatives promoting IT development and telecommunications in Africa.

Nonetheless, Ravi is possibly best known for establishing the international Design Indaba, which has become recognized as one of the world’s leading design institutions through its flagship conference and expo annually held in Cape Town. Recently, Design Indaba expanded to also include community-oriented projects.