Allon Raiz

Allon Raiz
  • Chief Executive Officer, Raizcorp, South Africa

BComm (Hons) in Marketing, University of Natal; doctoral work in Entrepreneurial Studies and Innovation. Founder and CEO, Raizcorp. Co-Founder: Entrepreneurs' Organisation South Africa; Rural Roots. Has hosted a radio show and written and hosted a primetime reality TV show on entrepreneurship. Member of the advisory and judging boards of numerous local and international NGOs and entrepreneurial awards. Member of the Board, National Empowerment Fund, South Africa (a US$ 800 million fund). Member, Global Agenda Council on Fostering Entrepreneurship, World Economic Forum. International speaker. Author of Lose the Business Plan - What They Don't Teach You About Being an Entrepreneur. Young Global Leader, World Economic Forum (2008).