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GERHARD BRUCE is a software developer & programmer, entrepreneur & owner of Wow!Media.

He gained his vast business experience from working in the corporate industry, having his own business, and joining a partnership to establish a business that was purchased by one of SA’s largest hosting companies.

Gerhard obtained his programming diploma with distinction.  He started in the ICT industry 14 years ago, giving technical support in the Hetzner Africa call centre.  Hetzner is a leading web hosting company in South Africa.  Since then he has created numerous websites with and without e-commerce functions, programmed various web based software systems, provided training in WordPress and started a hosting company.  Before that he worked for local, provincial and national government.  He also holds two honours degrees in Development Studies, specialising in African Studies, and Public Sector Management.

Gerhard was invited by two radio stations as an IT expert to present a series of programmes where listeners were informed about all IT related topics.

His vision for Wow!Media is to maintain a small, exclusive client base, so that the company can provide extremely high levels of service.  Eventually the company aims to have well-trained support staff that will be sourced from the previously disadvantaged community.  Skills will be transferred to staff members to set them up on their own career paths.

LINDA BRUCE is a communications specialist, entrepreneur and owner of Wow!Media.

She has worked in the communication driven media and music industries.  She was a radio presenter, copywriter and marketer but later became the Station Manager of a radio station, and then the COO of another radio station in Cape Town.  She also had her own businesses.  Having worked as an entrepreneur as well as in the corporate environment has given Linda valuable, practical experience in all facets of business.

Linda is a cum laude graduate and obtained an additional diploma with distinction.

Her vision for Wow!Media is to equip entrepreneurs with excellent communication skills so that they can run their businesses successfully.  The business environment is competitive and Linda believes we should apply the best tools to communicate our message clearly on all communication platforms to our target market.  Communication is also vital in relationships with clients, staff, suppliers and family members.  Excellent communication leads to success!

Linda started her career in training and education.  She is also the founder of KidsCan! After School Care & Learning Centre, a Child Welfare SA community project for socio-economically disadvantaged children in the Hangklip-Kleinmond area.