Visionary innovator of digital
business strategies

TESTING BOUNDARIES
INNOVATING
DELIVERING

Howard Blake has served as Chairman, Executive Director and CEO of companies across the BPO (business process outsourcing), data software and technology industries. A respected entrepreneur, he has successfully started 16 companies across four continents, being true to his vision of data driven business combined with technological convergence.

Over 3 decades he has pioneered and developed the South African BPO (business process outsourcing) industry, the country’s largest consumer database and platforms for consumer engagement. Along the way, his vision has helped of 30,000 people launch their careers in an economy characterised by inequality. His proudest achievement is pioneering free Wi-Fi networks into economically disadvantaged areas across South Africa that have helped over 3 million people gain access to the internet.

More recently, Howard has shifted his focus to sharing his knowledge in a changing world through strategic consultancy.

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Visionary innovator of digital
business strategies

TESTING BOUNDARIES   |   INNOVATING   |   DELIVERING

Howard Blake has served as Chairman, Executive Director and CEO of companies across the BPO (business process outsourcing), data software and technology industries. A respected entrepreneur, he has successfully started 16 companies across four continents, being true to his vision of data driven business combined with technological convergence.

Over 3 decades he has pioneered and developed the South African BPO (business process outsourcing) industry, the country’s largest consumer database and platforms for consumer engagement. Along the way, his vision has helped of 30,000 people launch their careers in an economy characterised by inequality. His proudest achievement is pioneering free Wi-Fi networks into economically disadvantaged areas across South Africa that have helped over 3 million people gain access to the internet.

More recently, Howard has shifted his focus to sharing his knowledge in a changing world through strategic consultancy.

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AWARDS

NORTHWOOD
Circle of Valour Award

COMPANIES FOUNDED

Blake & Associates
Due Process
Censeo
Apollo Blake
RL Daly

Interactive Solutions
Ctrlroom
Wi-Fire
The Virtual Agent
BFC Asset Finance

MEDIA APPEARANCES

CNBC Africa
Fintech Finance
BPeSA Speaker

PRINT APPEARANCES

Entrepreneur Magazine 
African Business Review
The African Business Journal
Transform

Watch Howard’s recent talk at the Disrupt Durban 1.0 event .