Feb. 1, 2021

Why Technology Won't Solve Your Problems

Why Technology Won't Solve Your Problems

Adapting through crisis, why hierarchies can be useful, and empowering leadership


Ryan shares an insightful conversation on digital transformation and leadership with Mike Stopforth, founder and director of Beyond Binary.

Meet Our Guest
Mike Stopforth is the founder and director of business and leadership transformation specialist Beyond Binary. He
is an entrepreneur, start-up investor, author and global speaker. He is recognised for his provoking insights into
disruption-driven change, its impact on people, business and markets, and, notably, building the new leadership
skills and strategies essential to navigate uncharted territory. Mike is a successful digital pioneer. Before Beyond
Binary, he founded leading African social media agency Cerebra. It was acquired by global advertising giant WPP in
2013. In 2007, he co-founded Afrigator.com, an African content aggregator which was bought by Naspers. In
addition to his Beyond Binary role, Mike serves as a disruption and innovation advisor on a number of corporate
boards. He has been recognised as an influencer by Mail & Guardian, GQ and Destiny Man.

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Mike Stopforth

D I R E C T O R - B E Y O N D B I N A R Y H O S T - T H E O N E - E Y E D M A N

Mike Stopforth is the founder and director of business and leadership transformation specialist Beyond Binary. He
is an entrepreneur, start-up investor, author and global speaker. He is recognised for his provoking insights into
disruption-driven change, its impact on people, business and markets, and, notably, building the new leadership
skills and strategies essential to navigate uncharted territory. Mike is a successful digital pioneer. Before Beyond
Binary, he founded leading African social media agency Cerebra. It was acquired by global advertising giant WPP in
2013. In 2007, he co-founded Afrigator.com, an African content aggregator which was bought by Naspers. In
addition to his Beyond Binary role, Mike serves as a disruption and innovation advisor on a number of corporate
boards. He has been recognised as an influencer by Mail & Guardian, GQ and Destiny Man.