Meet The Team

Gil Sperling Gil Sperling Co-founder and CTO
Gil Sperling Co-founder and CTO Gil is co-founder and Chief Technology Officer of Popimedia. He’s an entrepreneur, VC and is passionate about tech. With a background in engineering, he believes that “advertising is where science and creativity meet.” Gil endorses failing fast, finding simple solutions to complex problems, and embodies the “chutzpah” spirit 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. As co-founder and CEO of Popimedia, he is passionate about creating long-term commercial value for our clients, while keeping a close eye on our own commercials. He’s a problem solver and visionary, fearlessly rallying the troops to tackle the big picture.
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Matan Atias Matan Atias Head of Growth
Matan Atias Head of Growth Performance marketing, user experience design, sales and growth hacking are some of Matan’s key focuses in the business. Committed to lifelong learning, Matan is a key part of our sales team and often presents on aspects of direct response marketing and technology in the digital media industry. Full Profile
Greg Bailie Greg Bailie Client Partner
Greg Bailie Client Partner Greg heads up our Sales Team @ Popimedia. He comes with over 13 years’ experience in the Media Industry. He is passionate about business, digital innovation and all things tech. He has just recently completed his BSC Degree in Digital Innovation through Dublin Institute of Technology.
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Nicci Sanders Nicci Sanders Client Partner
Nicci Sanders Client Partner Nicola (Nicci) is a Client Partner at Popimedia. She works with agencies and clients and specialises in the retail vertical. With a background in TV and pharmaceuticals, she has worked across a variety of media and industries. Nicci is passionate about driving real business results for her clients, chili and the occasional trail run Full Profile
Gereshan Govender Gereshan Govender Head of Campaign Management
Gereshan Govender Head of Campaign Management 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 the Go-to-Girl for campaign reviews. She’ll provide you with the performance reports and help you navigate meedee8 so that you can access the figures in live time. She may be hiding in the basement, but that’s just so she can focus on finding the secrets the numbers are keeping Full Profile
Vanessa Clarke Vanessa Clarke Head of Client Success
Vanessa Clarke Head of Client Success Vanessa (Vee) Clarke heads up our Client Success team, and has her finger on the pulse of just about everything you can imagine to ensure a smooth campaign experience for our clients, from campaign setup to technical integrations. Always upbeat and smiling, Vee has a wicked sense of humour Full Profile
Loren Carrico Loren Carrico Financial Manager
Loren Carrico Financial Manager Loren is Financial Manager at Popimedia. Since she joined the team she’s never looked back. Loren is always up for a challenge and is passionate about formulas coming together. She loves the work-life balance at Popi
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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 great sense of humour Full Profile
Celeste Jacobs Celeste Jacobs Executive Personal Assistant
Celeste Jacobs Executive Personal Assistant Celeste is PA come operations extraordinaire for Daniel 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
Tamlyn Bischofberger Tamlyn Bischofberger Head of Media Operations
Tamlyn Bischofberger Head of Media Operations 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
Joanne Sacks Joanne Sacks Media Campaign Manager
Joanne Sacks Media Campaign Manager Joanne is one of the 3 campaign managers and the youngest member of the team. She’s passionate about learning as much as she can about Social Media and the Digital marketing industry. Jo loves to play tennis and in her spare time you can always catch her in bed catching up on series. Full Profile
Katya Cook Katya Cook Marketing Executive
Katya Cook Marketing Executive Katya works as Marketing Executive at Popimedia. She is besotted with communication and the effect discourse has on behaviour. Her recent conclusion of her Master’s Degree in Sociolinguistics, coupled with her avid love of everything marketing, means she basically eats, sleeps and breathes communication. Full Profile
Boitumelo Mokoena Boitumelo Mokoena Client Success Manager
Boitumelo Mokoena Client Success Manager Boitumelo is part of the Client Success team.
She’s up for any challenge and recently become our reporting guru!
Boits thrives in a collaborative and team-based environment.
She’s always open to building on her knowledge.
She is a social butterfly and is always keen for a quick cuppa and a chat.
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Priscilla Naidoo Priscilla Naidoo Finance Assistant
Priscilla Naidoo Finance Assistant Former Finance at the JSE, Priscilla is now Loren’s ‘right hand lady’. She believes in following protocol and being realistic. Priscilla enjoys reading, water sports and being outdoors. Full Profile
Jude Rodrigues Jude Rodrigues Senior Software Developer
Jude Rodrigues Senior Software Developer Jude is a Senior Software Developer for Popimedia. He is passionate about technology and loves coding; in fact he dreams about it all the time! In his spare time, he plays action cricket and PlayStation. Full Profile
Topaz Booysen Topaz Booysen Head of Marketing
Topaz Booysen Head of Marketing Topaz heads up Marketing and Communications at Popimedia and is responsible for ensuring ROI on marketing spend. She takes care of digital, comms, PR, client retention and inbound marketing. Topaz runs on caffeine and marketing’s unique blend of strategic creativity. She also gets to work with the greatest marketing team on the planet. Full Profile
Marc Van de Sandt Marc Van de Sandt Software Developer
Marc Van de Sandt Software Developer Marc is a software developer, he loves any opportunity to further develop his skills and is always looking for a challenge. Marc likes to watch football in his spare time and has a love for good food. Full Profile
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