by Mike Perk on 01/08/12 at 2:06 pm
Alexander McLeod is the new guy in charge at Ideate. Passionate about fostering entrepreneurship in South Africa, Alex has developed and is currently implementing his 3rd independent School Entrepreneurship Programme.
To date Alex has had over 100 learners from 6 different high schools register for his programme with several success stories of learners starting profitable ventures while on his programme.
Alex loves the Ideate platform (as he tells us in this interview) and believes Ideate can become a fantastic platform for aspiring and established entrepreneurs as well as working professionals.
Alexander has just over 8 years experience in professional services having worked as a management consultant and project manager at reputable organisations such as Deloitte and Business Innovation Group. He has been running his own business, Water-Berry, for about 2 years and has a core focus on entrepreneurial development. He is passionate about education and giving people the opportunity to live their dreams.
Alex plans to introduce an improved content structure at Ideate, with a special focus on bringing in relevant partners to uplift South Africa’s young entrepreneurs.
Watch the interview to learn more about Alexander and his new role at Ideate.
Mike is an entrepreneur and managing director of digital marketing agency World Wide Creative. A video blogger for his three favourite subjects: Entrepreneurship (www.ideate.co.za), Web Marketing (www.heavychef.com) and Football (www.free-kick.tv). Follow Mike on Twitter: www.twitter.com/mikeperk View more articles by Mike Perk.