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Dave Duarte is an expert in digital communications and impact marketing.

Tech savvy, creative, and results-oriented, The World Economic Forum lists him as Young Global Leader, and has invited him to address world leaders in Davos.

As founder of Treeshake, Dave has worked in more than 20 countries building social movements towards the United Nations Global Goals.

He serves as Chairman of the Reach Trust, a non-profit developing mobile apps used by millions of South Africans to improve their literacy, numeracy, and employability. 

He also runs the  Ogilvy Digital Marketing Academy, which helps the "ad agency of the decade" to remain at the forefront of marketing innovation. 

Previously Dave was Programme Director at the University of Cape Town’s Graduate School of Business; headed up Creative Commons South Africa; served on the Board of the Mail & Guardian; and co-founded the pioneering Social Media Agency, Cerebra.