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Qualified Chartered Accountant (SA). Founder, World of Avatar. Former CEO, Mxit, Africa's largest social network. 2003-06, co-founded five companies in the mobile services sector. 2006, appointed Managing Director, iBurst, a broadband network operator in South Africa. April 2008, published Don't Panic, a best-selling book aimed at persuading emigrant South Africans to return home. June 2008, founded The Trust, an NGO focused on assisting charities access skills and capital. June 2012, published Mobinomics, the story of Mxit and mobile in Africa. Young Global Leader (2009), World Economic Forum. Alan Knott-Craig is 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.