Digital Media. Marketing. Strategy

Based: Cape Town


As an educator and entrepreneur, he specialises in digital media, marketing and strategy.

In 2014 Dave became a Young Global Leader of the World Economic Forum. He also serves on Endeavor’s Venture Corps, and on the board of Mail & Guardian.

Prior to launching Treeshake Dave was Programme Director at the University of Cape Town’s Graduate School of Business, where he launched the first social media strategy and mobile marketing courses in Africa; headed up Creative Commons South Africa; founded the Ogilvy Digital Marketing Academy; and co-founded South Africa’s largest Social Media Marketing agency, Cerebra.

A passionate promoter of creative side-projects, Duarte is an award winning blogger and public speaker.