Chief Executive Officer
Dave Duarte is founder and Chief Executive at Treeshake. As an educator and entrepreneur, he specialises in digital media, marketing and strategy. Duarte also serves on Endeavor’s Venture Corps, on the Board of the Mail & Guardian, and as Trustee for the Reach Trust. Prior to launching Treeshake Duarte was Programme Director at the University of Cape Town’s Graduate School of Business, where he launched the first social media strategy and mobile marketing courses in Africa; headed up Creative Commons South Africa; founded the Ogilvy Digital Marketing Academy; and co-founded South Africa’s largest Social Media Marketing agency, Cerebra. A passionate promoter of creative side-projects, Duarte is an award winning blogger and public speaker.