Our team helps companies:
- Access unique experiences
- Develop growth mindsets
- Unlock global partnerships
- Futureproof your business
Meet Our Founding Team
Dan Brotman is a Director at En-novate. A native of Boston, USA, has lived over the past decade in the United States, Israel and South Africa. He graduated summa cum laude with a BA (Honours) in International Studies from the University of Oregon. He previously served as the Head of Media & Public Affairs at the South African Jewish Board of Deputies in Cape Town and Executive Director of the South Africa-Israel Forum in Johannesburg.
Natan is a Director at En-novate. He has developed an extensive global network and is passionate about connecting like-minded business people. He completed degrees in Tax and Finance at the University of Witwatersrand and Honours in Investment Management. He is the former National Chairman of the South African Union of Jewish Students.
Shirley joined the En-novate team in August 2016. Prior to that, she lived in the United States for 5 years, where she graduated with a BA in International Relations, minors in Economics and Business Administration from Principia College in Elsah, Illinois. During her time in the US, she was engaged in projects that explored globalization and economic development in Sub-Saharan Africa. Her interests lie in entrepreneurial and business development. Essentially, she is passionate about making a positive social impact.
Lindi is the Operations Manager at En-novate. Following a post-matric gap year in London, she returned to South Africa and graduated with a B.Com from the University of the Witwatersrand. She then went to work and travel in the United States. Upon her return, she completed a Postgraduate Diploma in Management at the Wits Business School. Her passion for business management and entrepreneurship has landed her roles as an event planner, online marketer for Citymob (now known as Superbalist) and Private Banking consultant at Investec.
Ashley is Head of Sales at En-novate. He qualified from Wits University in 2008 with B.Com Economics Science and Finance (Hons) degree. Following his eight years of experience in Corporate Banking where he honed his sales skills, he decided he needed a new challenge of building a start-up business. The opportunity to exposure South African Corporates and Entrepreneurs to innovation and disruptive technology around the world was an opportunity he could not refuse. He is extremely excited to help build En-novate into a global organisation.
“Our aim is to help local companies connect to international business hubs in order to expand their thinking, and help them build global business networks."