Conrad David is the founder and CEO of Hashtag South Africa, a Social Media Technology Company focusing its growth objectives in line with the vision : 2030 of South Africa.
Conrad has coined the title as a Creative Technologist.
Conrad has gained recognition as 100 Most Influential Young South Africans in the Category of Science and Technology for 2016.
After matriculating in 2003, Conrad enrolled at Cape Peninsula University of Technology where he pursued his passion in Marketing and Advertising.
In 2008 Conrad ventured to London to pursue a career in Advertising, after failing his application shortly after, he acquired a position at a Skills development college. While witnessing the collapse of Financial Institutions and the start of the Global Recession, he educated foreign students on using computers. It was here that he grasped the concept of world communication and connection and how similar we as mankind are once we relate to a focused idea.
Hashtag South Africa he has identified the problems in 12 spheres of world societies and created actionable solutions for the next decade. Social Media together with the INTERNET are powerful tools to unite, share and pioneer projects to everyday working activities. Hashtag South Africa helps business and government to achieve this.
Conrad has published several articles to National and Regional newspapers and appeared on national television sharing the Power and utility of Social Media, he often has takes calls on radio advising South African’s on Social Media ethics and Principles.
Focused Services in : Social Media Strategy / Consultation and Training / Digital Ad Strategies Additional Services : App Dev / Web / hardware & Fibre solutions
Hashtag South Africa has gained great Recognition to Business South Africa :
2012 – Technology Newcomer of the Year Recognition in KZN
2013 – Listed Online as Top 10 Most Innovative Start-up’s in SA
2014 – SA Technology Top 100 Emerging Qualifier (TT100)
2016 – Recognised as 100 Most Influential Young South Africans, Science and Technology