Meet The Team

Gil Sperling Gil Sperling Co-founder and CTO
Gil Sperling Co-founder and CTO Co-founder and CTO of Popimedia, Gil is an entrepreneur, VC and passionate about tech. Full Profile
Daniel Levy Daniel Levy Co-founder and CEO
Daniel Levy Co-founder and CEO Daniel Levy is first an entrepreneur, second CEO of Popimedia, and somewhere down the list, a lawyer. For Levy, entrepreneurship means being a problem solver and a visionary. In his own business, this encompasses technology-based social media solutions that address clients’ immediate needs, and create long-term commercial value. Full Profile
Matan Atias Matan Atias Ad Tech Partner
Matan Atias Ad Tech Partner Ad-tech partner and general enthusiast of design, ad-tech, performance marketing, Liverpool and lifelong learning. Matan is a key part of our sales team and often presents on aspects of direct response and performance on digital media in the industry Full Profile
Craig Wight Craig Wight Sales Director
Craig Wight Sales Director Craig is our Sales Director. Craig helps drive sales strategy and leads for the business. A passionate mountain biker, Craig also love new digital concepts, his girlfriend Debs and son Jayden. Full Profile
Greg Bailie Greg Bailie Sales Team
Greg Bailie Sales Team Greg is another crucial part of our sales team. With strong experience in agency relationships, Greg focuses on agency relations. Greg is a family man and when not with his wife and son, can be found playing golf Full Profile
Lauren Airey Lauren Airey Sales Team
Lauren Airey Sales Team Lauren is the gorgeous blonde, the only one, in the sales team. Lauren knows her stuff and has been working with leveraging brand awareness and online performance for the past couple of years Full Profile
Nicci Sanders Nicci Sanders Sales Team
Nicci Sanders Sales Team Nicola (Nicci) Sanders is part of the sales team at Popimedia. She is passionate about building relationships between agency & client direct and comes from a background in pharmaceuticals & TV. Nicci is driven, chilli obsessed and all about energy. Full Profile
Lisa Steingold Lisa Steingold Marketing & Communications
Lisa Steingold Marketing & Communications Lisa heads up Marketing and Communications at Popimedia. She’s responsible for PR, the Ad-tech Academy, comms, lead generation and ensuring ROI in marketing spend. She’s a passionate cyclist, people enthusiast and behaviour change specialist Full Profile
Mercia Lampen Mercia Lampen Campaign Manager
Mercia Lampen Campaign Manager Mercia is one of our 3 campaign managers (we’ve been told, the best in Africa!) Hard working and extremely focused. She loves learning, anything brand related and her dog Khaleesi Full Profile
Rowan Struwig Rowan Struwig Campaign Manager
Rowan Struwig Campaign Manager Rowan is a digital marketing virtuoso and one of our team of campaign managers. Rowan is a competitive individual and is always willing to try something new. He has a wicked sense of humour and excellent taste in just about everything, especially loud music. Full Profile
Gereshan Govender Gereshan Govender Campaign Manager
Gereshan Govender Campaign Manager Gereshan or “G” as we call him is another of our 3 campaign managers. He’s second on the table tennis league so watch out if he asks you for a game. He’s also recently married; sorry gals Full Profile
Pippa Hamilton Pippa Hamilton Reporting Manager
Pippa Hamilton Reporting Manager Pippa is serious about reporting! She’s our reporting manager and has a love for stats and efficiency! Please do NOT ask Pippa directly for a report; rather drop a mail to Natascha or our account manager Full Profile
Natasha Courtney Natasha Courtney Head Of Media
Natasha Courtney Head Of Media Natasha or “Tash” as we call her, is both mom and head of media which essentially means she’s responsible for loading of IO’s and revenue tracking. She knows what’s happening with clients and campaigns across the business Full Profile
Vanessa Clarke Vanessa Clarke Reporting Manager
Vanessa Clarke Reporting Manager Vanessa Clarke is one part of the incredible duo in reporting. Vanessa is a talented mix of analytics and creativity. We’ve only ever seen V smiling; she’s just that awesome. Full Profile
Loren Carrico Loren Carrico Financial Manager
Loren Carrico Financial Manager Loren is our financial manager works with Resources in financial reporting and processing. Loren is passionate about family and salads from Rocket Express! Full Profile
Ettienne Mans Ettienne Mans Business Analyst
Ettienne Mans Business Analyst Ettienne heads up the development team for Popimedia. A business analyst by training, Ettienne also has a sicked sense of humour and we really enjoy his political commentary around the office. Full Profile
Chibunda Mbagwu Chibunda Mbagwu Senior Software Developer
Chibunda Mbagwu Senior Software Developer Chib is the senior software developer for Popimedia. He may be quiet but he’s not short on intelligence. Chib is doing his MBA through UCT business school and also reads books on philosophy in his spare time. He’s also responsible for the LeadSMART CRM integration on meedee8 Full Profile
Tal Even-Tov Tal Even-Tov Senior Software Developer
Tal Even-Tov Senior Software Developer Tal is the Senior Software Developer and Systems Architect for Popimedia. Tal makes up the last of the dev trio. He’s passionate about code although can be sometimes found swearing at his pc. Tal and the rest of the Dev team work tirelessly to ensure that meedee8 delivers and that the tech is continuously updated and ahead of the game Full Profile
Celeste Jacobs Celeste Jacobs Executive Personal Assistant
Celeste Jacobs Executive Personal Assistant Celeste is PA come operations extraordinaire for Daniel, Ryan and Gil. You don’t want to mess with Cel as she knows people who could have you taken out in a second. If you want to know anything about anything, ask Cel. She’s also mom to two, wife and friend to many Full Profile
Malandiswe Mbatha Malandiswe Mbatha Design/Brand Communicator
Malandiswe Mbatha Design/Brand Communicator Mala is our very own design whizz kid and brand communicator. She may be young but her creative talent spans well beyond her years. She believes in the value of hardwork, allowing for growth and becoming the best you can be thus her enthusiasm in learning, growing & thriving in whatever she does Full Profile
Carmen Jansen Carmen Jansen Account Manager
Carmen Jansen Account Manager Carmen is a multitalented individual and account manager for Popimedia. She’s manages a multitude of client campaigns in terms of admin and ensuring that all goes according to plan. She’s a mother, wife, runner and lover of all things chocolate Full Profile
Tamlyn Bischofberger Tamlyn Bischofberger Operations Manager
Tamlyn Bischofberger Operations Manager Tamlyn heads up Operations and has a strong background in Logistics and Finance. Tamlyn is passionate about family, the environment and of course animals. Full Profile