Sipho Hlela

Sipho Hlela is the Account Executive for East Africa at global media intelligence company, Meltwater. He is a dynamic and dedicated business professional, passionate about people, and a motivated leader with on-the-ground experience in expanding business in the African market. He is a specialist in media intelligence, social media and data analytics.

Meltwater, a pioneer of media intelligence and now Outside Insight, gives businesses the information advantage they need to stay ahead. More than 30 000 companies have used Meltwater’s media intelligence to stay on top of billions of online conversations and extract relevant insights to strategically manage their brands. With nearly 20 years of experience analysing data, Meltwater is dedicated to personal, global service built on the local expertise of 60 offices across six continents. Meltwater is also committed to fostering the data science ecosystem through MEST, a pan-African entrepreneurial program and incubator, and Shack15, a global data science community.