The Top 175 most read Legacy Project interviews 2018

What an eclectic bunch of amazing success stories!! Here is our ‘hot-off-the-press’ list of the most read 150 Legacy Project interviews, in no particular order, from all 825 interviews
This is a group that I call ‘The phenomenal 1%’ – billionaires, educators, icons, humanitarians, business empire builders, CEO’s, adventurers, rock stars, sporting heroes, tech gurus, titans of industry, start-up entrepreneurs, public speakers, actors, poets, architects….the list goes on.
All of the men and women featured on The Legacy Project have not only achieved a level of success but have also been kind enough to openly share their wisdom, knowledge and inspiration with us as a way of making a difference and building the world into a better place. So, if you have just 5-minutes, scroll down, find and click on your favourite role-model and let their life-path – with all its ups and downs –  help you learn some of the tools, tactics, routines and habits so you too can become the best you, you can be.


 

1.      Ran Neu-Ner | Co-Group CEO, The Creative Counsel
2.      Keyu Jin | Lecturer in Economics at London School of Economics
3.      Dr Andrew Golding | CEO of Pam Golding
4.      Mike Teke | President Of The Chamber Of Mines SA & Founder Of Dedicoal
5.      Lindiwe Matlali | Founder & CEO at Africa Teen Geeks
6.      Ian Moir | CEO Of Woolworths
7.      Pam Golding I The Founder and Life President of the Pam Golding Property Group
8.      Bheki Kunene | Founder of MindTrix
9.      Anja Ringgren Lovén | Founder & Director Of DINNødhjælp
10.  Thabiso Mokomele | Founder of TSquared Clothing & Social Innovator
11.  Ian Fuhr | Sorbet CEO
12.  Attie van Wyk | Music Entrepreneur and CEO of Big Concerts
13.  Stephen Saad | Co-Founder & CEO of Aspen Pharmacare
14.  Tshepo Phakathi | Group CEO of Phakathi Holdings
15.  Brian Eagar | Founder and CEO of the TowerStone Leadership Centre
16.  Adrian Gore | Founder & CEO Discovery Group
17.  Brendon Daniels | Actor
18.  Busi Skenjana | CEO at BSK Marketing & Associates
19.  Andrew Smith | Entrepreneur and Owner of Yuppie Chef
20.  Marianne Fassler | Fashion Designer and Entrepreneur
21.  Ntsoaki Phali | Founder of Beyond Ability Talent Solution
22.  Christopher Jaftha | South African Actor
23.  Dr. Sharron McPherson | Social Entrepreneur & Activist, Founder of WEDI, Author and Educator
24.  Dr. Poly I. Emenike | Chairman of Neros Pharmaceuticals Ltd, Author & Philanthropist
25.  Asher Bohbot | CEO of EOH
26.  Pontsho Manzi | Media Entrepreneur, Author, Women Empowerment Activist
27.  Stacey Brewer | Co-Founder of Spark Schools & Social Entrepreneur
28.  Swaady Martin | A Day In My Life
29.  Luvuyo Mandela | Managing Director of Tyathumzi Advisory
30.  Yaron Assabi | Founder of DSG
31.  Vusi Thembekwayo | The Rock Star Of Public Speaking & Successful Entrepreneur.
32.  Allen Ambor | Founder & Executive Chairman of Spur Steak Ranches
33.  Nomndeni Mdakhi | Entrepreneur
34.  Ndaba Ntsele | CEO of Pamodzi Investment Holdings
35.  Anthony Christov | Art Director at Pixar
36.  Tracey Chambers I CEO and Co Founder of The Clothing Bank
37.  Andile Khumalo | Entrepreneur, CIO of MSG Afrika and Founder of MyStartUp
38.  Dr Georges Bwelle | Surgeon & Humanitarian
39.  Christo Wiese | Entrepreneur, Businessman, Retail Empire Mogul
40.  Rethabile Ramaphakela | Creative Director at Burnt Onion Productions
41.  Ajen Sita | CEO of Ernst & Young Africa
42.  Cuan Chelin | Founder & Chief Executive Officer of Super-Brands Group
43.  Siya Mapoko | Businessman & Best-Selling Author
44.  Mokena Makeka | Architect & Entrepreneur
45.  Shane Morand | Co-Founder & Global Master Distributor for OrGano Gold International
46.  Francois Pienaar | Retired South African Rugby Player & Founder of MAD (Make a Difference) Foundation
47.  Rosa Park | Editor of Cereal Magazine
48.  Mannie Hirsch | Chairman of Growth Strategies & Director of Phambili-Gestalt
49.  Philip Wilson | Founder & CEO Of Ecofiltro
50.  Jason English | CEO Of Prommac
51.  Mike Fola Dokunmu | CEO & Director of Sports Midfield Agency
52.  Ntuthuko Shezi | Founder and Managing Director at Scratch Mobile
53.  Naomi Feil | Founder of Validation Therapy and Humanitarian
54.  Frederick Deegbe | CEO & Co-Founder of Heel the World, Ghana
55.  Josh Meltz | Co-Founder of Granadilla Swimwear
56.  Stefan Antoni | South African Architect Extraordinaire
57.  Octavia Ephraim | Founder and CEO Octapear Image Consulting Firm
58.  Neil du Preez | Founder & CEO Of Mellowcabs
59.  DJ Zinhle | Top South African House DJ
60.  Lesego Mashishi | Founder & Director of Limitless Occupational Therapy
61.  Thato Pule | Co-Founder of The Trans Collective & Transgender Activist
62.  Hugo Uys | Entrepreneur & Chef
63.  John McInroy | Social activist, ultra-endurance athlete and philanthropist
64.  Mandla Maseko | DJ, First Black South African To Go To Space
65.  Stephan F.Ekbergh | Founder of Travelstart
66.  Dr.Godwin Ehigiamusoe | MD, LAPO Microfinance Bank Ltd.
67.  Dr. Claudelle von Eck | CEO of the Institute of Internal Auditors of South Africa
68.  Adriana Marais | Quantum Physicist, Lecturer & Mars One Candidate
69.  Linda Cliatt-Wayman |Principal of Strawberry Mansion High School
70.  Bridgette Gasa | Architectural Designer and Founder of The Elilox Group
71.  Sean Riley | CEO of Ad Dynamo
72.  DJ Fresh | DJ, Radio DJ, Entrepreneur
73.  Andy Yen | Co-Founder of ProtonMail
74.  Fee Halsted | Artist & Owner of Ardmore Ceramics
75.  Nick Badminton | Former CEO of Pick ‘n Pay
76.  Anne Cabot-Alletzhauser | Head Of Alexander Forbes Research Institute
77.  Sam Paddock I Co-Founder of GetSmarter
78.  Iain Thomas | Bestselling Author
79.  H.E Dr.Ambassador Tal Edgars | Business Strategist, Diplomat, Author
80.  Farah Fortune | African Star Communications Founder
81.  Christian Stadil | CEO of Thornico Group & Owner of Hummel International
82.  Ken Varejes I Founder of Primedia Unlimited and CEO of Nfinity
83.  Kirsty Chadwick | Educator | Public Speaker and Founder of Training Room Online
84.  Anna Freemantle-Zee | supermodel, businesswoman, fashion visionary
85.  Faith Khanyile | CEO & Director At WDB Investment Holdings
86.  Jerri Mokgofe | Fashion Stylist, Publicist and Blogger
87.  Mark Levy | Joint CEO of Blue Label Telecoms
89.  Holly Gordon | Co-Founder of Girl Rising
90.  Alan Keet | CEO of Grand Parade Investments Limited
91.  Shannon Hudson | IKF Middleweight Kickboxing Champion Of The World
92.  Kobus de Kock | Musician and Lead Singer of The Black Cat Bones
93.  Tony Leon | Executive Chairman of Resolve Communications (Pty) Ltd
94.  Erik Venter | CEO of Comair
95.  Dr Sherylle Calder | Scientist And Visual Skills Coach Best Known For Winning 2 x Rugby World Cups
96.  Dean Chew | Architect & DJ
97.  Garth Walker | Designer, Publisher, Photographer
98.  Angel Jones I CEO and Founder of Homecoming Revolution. African, Mother, Wife and Believer
99.  Clive Butkow I Chief Executive Officer at Grotech Venture Capital Company
100.  Nikki Allorto | President of the South African Burns Society & Founder of the Burn Care Trust
101.  Jannie Mouton | The “Boere Buffet” And The Founder of PSG.
102. Dr Anthony Turton I Professor, Environmental Advisor, Speaker, Author and Poet
103. Musa Ngqungwana | South African Opera Singer
104. Runa Khan | Founder Of Friendship
105. Mahatma Gandhi | Leader of Indian Independence Movement
106. Gavin Fraser | Blue Ocean Strategy Network Expert
107.  Tamara Arbib | Founder of Rebel Kitchen
108.  Johnny Wimbrey | Life Coach, Motivational Speaker & Author
109.  Ross Garland | Film Producer, Lawyer
110.  Patrick Schofield | Social Entrepreneur
111.  Phil Roux | CEO of Pioneer Foods
112.  Greg Henry | CEO of Aspen Heights
113.  Camille Agon I Co Founder of WeThinkCode_
114.  Brenda Andress | Commissioner of Canadian Women’s Hockey League & Founder of Passion Productions
115.  Kevin Abdulrahman | Motivational Speaker
116.  Bongani Coka | CEO of Productivity SA
117.   Avin Rabheru | Investor & Entrepreneur
118.  Cindy Nell | Model, TV Presenter and ex Miss South Africa
119. Dr Nadine Burke Harris | Founder & CEO Center for Youth Wellness
120. Felicia Mabuza-Suttle | Talk Show Host, Entrepreneur, Philanthropist, Author and Inspirational Speaker
121. Luyanda Jafta |Founder of Paybook
121.  Kahn Morbee | Singer, Songwriter And Lead Man Of The Multiplatinum-Record Selling Band, The Parlotones.
122.   Janet Rhys | Co-Founder of Charlotte Rhys
123.  Angela Horn I Minimalist, Writer and Public Speaker
124. Mark Forrester | Tech Entrepreneur and Co-Founder of Woo Themes.
125.   Gareth Olivier | Co-Founder of CA Connect
126.   Sangu Delle | Entrepreneur, Activist & Fellow
127. Linda Olagunju | Founder of the Renewable Energy Forum South Africa
128. Prof Tim Noakes | The Banting Diet
128. Dave Foord | Director & CIO of Foord Asset Management
129. Felicia Buthelezi | CEO of Fisokuhle Multiservices
130.  Marco van Embden | Entrepreneur and business leader
131. Maddy deLone | Executive Director of The Innocence Project
132. Alex Okosi | Senior Vice President & Managing Director of Viacom International Media Networks Africa
133. Matthew Willman | Freelance Documentary Photographer
134. Justin Clarke | Co-Founder & CEO at One Africa Media
135. Adam Duxbury | Co-Founder of Granadilla Swimwear
136. Chloe Howard | Founder of StandBeautiful
137. Shashi Naidoo | South African actress, model, television presenter and business woman.
138. Tim Goodenough | High Performance Coach & Best Selling Author
139. Leon Campher | CEO Of Asisa
140. Richard Cohen | Founder & CEO of LoveLive
141. Jamie Anderson | Professional Snowboarder
142. Nizenande Machi | Entrepreneur & Speaker
143. Brand Pretorius | Ex-CEO of McCarthy Ltd
144. Professor Mamokgethi Phakeng | Mathematician, Researcher, Educator
145. Prof Saurabh Sinha | Executive Dean, Faculty of Engineering and the Built Environment, University of Johannesburg
146. John Smit | CEO Sharks Rugby, Ex-Springbok Captain, IRB Hall-of-famer
147. Susan Colantuono |CEO of Leading Women
148. Douglas Kruger | Professional Speaker, Trainer & Author
149. Laird Hamilton | Big Wave Surfer, SUP
150. Lusanda Worsley | Founder and MD of EMPIRE
151. Siyabonga Beyile | Leading Menswear Blogger & Influencer
152. Jessica Dewhurst | Social Justice & Advocacy Desk Coordinator of ERNSA
153. Edward Ndopu | A dis/abled, queer, Afro-politan activist, writer and community organizer
154. Welcome Msomi | Director & Playwright
155. Miranda Isaakidis | Owner of Indulgence Spa Products & Chair for WPO Johannesburg
156. Danielle Gletow | Children’s Rights Activist
157. Dr Katherine Cohen | Founder & CEO of IvyWise
158. Ted Coine | Keynote Speaker, Author & Founder of Switch and Shift
159. Masechaba Lekalake | TV Presenter, Producer and Radio Show Host
160. Vera Songwe | Country Director at The World Bank
161. Dr Lutz van Dijk | Writer, Author and NGO Founder
162. Asha De Vos | Marine Biologist & Educator
163. Bernelle Verster | Water maverick and disrupter
164. Mary Ann Wasil | Founder of The Get in Touch Foundation
165. Giorgia Lupi | Architect, Co-founder and Design Director at Accurat
166. MD Ramesh | President & Regional Head South & East Africa Olam International Ltd
167. Luc Van der Hofstadt | Executive Business Coach | Founder and Director Mentally Fit Institute SA
168. Tyler Schooley | Social Entrepreneur & President of Inflate Africa
169. Stephen Miller I Executive Director at SOS Children’s Villages South Africa
170. Andrew Barsa | Wealth & Peak Performance Coach
171. Kennedy Odede | Founder, Shining Hope for Communities
172. Angelique Du Toit | Speaker, Author & Businesswoman
173. Chantyl Mulder | Senior Executive at SAICA
174. Lise Kuhle | Director at Eco Smart Group
175. Dr Marguerite Poland | Widely acclaimed South African Author and Historian