Founder and Managing Director, Interactive Africa and Design Indaba
Ravi Naidoo is founder and managing director of Interactive Africa, a company that works on projects that promote South Africa. Under his direction, the company was recognized for its project management of the First African in Space Mission, marketing and pitching South Africa’s bid to host the 2010 Football World Cup, and its 2006 FIFA campaign. Naidoo recently co-founded of rain, South Africa’s mobile data-only network, and is a co-founder of the nonprofit Cape IT Initiative. He is probably best known as being the founder of the Design Indaba, a leading design institution through its flagship Design Indaba Conference and Festival annually held in Cape Town.