Marketing & Events Manager
Kendal Makagmathe’s Bio (short)
Kendal Makgamathe is the Events and Marketing Manager at the Tshimologong Digital Innovation Precinct. A husband, father and entrepreneur at heart, he enjoys finding solutions to challenges and helping people feel special.
Tasked with making sure that the inspirational and dynamic Startups working out of and incubated at Tshimologong get the recognition and support they need to thrive, Kendal has styled himself the Precinct’s Chief Storyteller and Enabler.
His work is inspired by his love of the human story and his part in creating the space for human endeavour to thrive in a positive, inclusive and dynamic environment.
Also known as a sports journalist and social commentator for SABC, he has a penchant for the unseen angle in the story. He has hosted country Ambassadors, sports stars and game changers like Olympic Champions and World record holder Wayde van Niekerk, football star Siphiwe Tshabalala and 4-time Olympian and Silver medallist, Sunette Viljoen. Known for handling breaking news with sensitivity, Kendal was chosen by banned South African test cricketer, Alviro Petersen to tell his side of the story in the sensational Ram Slam T20 Cricket match-fixing scandal.