Alan Knott-Craig

Alan Knott-Craig
  • Founder
    Project Isizwe

Alan Knott-Craig is Founder, Project Isizwe. Formerly he was the Founder of World of Avatar and Chief Executive Officer of Mxit, Africa's biggest social network. Between 2003 and 2006, Knott-Craig co-founded five companies in the mobile telecoms sector. In 2006, he was appointed Managing Director of iBurst, the third-largest wireless broadband network in South Africa. In April 2008, he published Don't Panic, persuading South Africans to come home. In June 2008, Knott-Craig founded The Trust, an NGO focused on assisting charities access skills and capital. In 2012, he published Mobinomics, the story of how mobile has impacted the lives of Africans.