About Us

The people behind the Entrepreneur Expo:

Dylan James

Event Director

Dylan_JamesDylan is a highly respected business development specialist focussing on media and media related industries. He has launched, directed and produced some of the leading business to business events in South Africa including the DHL Tomorrow’s Leaders Convention, BHP Billiton Skills Development Summit, PPC Clean Business International and the Black Business Quarterly Awards. The success of these ventures led to him being nominated as finalist in the business services category at the Rising Star Awards in partnership with the Human Capital Institute.

His passion for developing entrepreneurs led to the founding of Dylan James Media in 2013 which will acquire interest in upcoming media houses as well as empower, mentor and develop entrepreneurs in the media industry. Dylan has a strong marketing background and is a powerful networker and connector and was recently elected as Deputy Chair of the South Peninsula Region of the Cape Chamber of Commerce as well as being elected as a Chamber Council Member. Dylan is also the COO of Caban Investments.

Tony Malek

Sales Director

Tony_MalekTony was born and raised in London where he excelled as a musician before moving into the corporate world. He first worked for a firm of chartered accountants while simultaneously completing a BTEC in Management and Business Studies . To appease his entrepreneurial spirit he left his career in the finance sector and embarked on what has proven to be highly successful sales career. He set up an office supply company specialising in faxes and photocopiers. There after he moved into the recruitment industry working with the likes of London Underground and leading firms in The City.

On moving to South Africa he re-entered the corporate world working in the finance and credit management industry before setting up a head hunting business where he led a team that developed in house recruitment software called Rocket Software – www.rocketsoftware.co.za. He also set up a junior mining company. Tony is still active in the music industry and was awarded a South African Music Award in 2013 for his current group.

Tony heads up the sales for Caban Enterprises and is the Sales Director of the Entrepreneur Expo.