Daniel Nel is an entrepreneur who gets his inspiration from leading people, continuous learning and new technologies that change the way we work. He always strives to learn, contribute, inspire and lead others to discover their full potential.
As a mentor and entrepreneur he is passionate about developing others’ talents and sharing his knowledge to help them achieve their goals. He consistently seeks opportunities to assist potential entrepreneurs in establishing businesses that are viable and sustainable.
His entrepreneurial history spans over two decades during which he founded four separate companies in the telecom, technology, and professional services sectors. He has also guest-lectured in Information Technology at numerous Master of Business Administration programs around South Africa and is an active member of the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers as well as the International Association of Outsourcing Professionals.
He is a past board member of the Cape Town chapter of the Entrepreneurs’ Organisation (EO). During his tenure as a board member, he held the positions of president and mentorship chair. He is passionate about developing new talent and is the current EO Director for Global Students Entrepreneurs Awards in the MEPA Region. Daniel also became a Sherpa Certified Facilitator in 2016.
With almost thirty years’ worth of specialized experience in telecoms and information technology and a decade managing large business divisions and companies, Daniel is consistently sought out as an expert in his field. He provides insight and vision on a variety of topics from telecom trends to effective business strategies in Southern Africa.