Khaya Dlanga is the Senior Communications Manager of Creative Excellence and Digital at Coca-Cola South Africa.
Dlanga began his career in the advertising industry and has been awarded more than 15 advertising awards, including many Loeries, a Gold Cannes Lion, a Black Eagle and an honorary membership in the University of the Witwatersrand Chapter’s Golden Key Award.
Dlanga’s YouTube videos have been viewed more than 6.5 million times and he has more than 12 000 subscribers to his channel, putting him in the top 5% of most viewed and subscribed users in the world.
More than 50 000 people follow Khaya on Twitter (@khayadlanga) and he was named Africa’s top blogger by the Highway Africa Conference. He was named in Jeremy Maggs book, the Annual 2008 on Advertising, Media and Marketing as one of the 100 most influential people in media and was 2009 Financial Mail’s Ad Focus New Broom of the Year.
Dlanga is a frequent writer for the Cape Times and the Mail & Guardian online and previously wrote a weekly column for News24 online – three of which were among the 10 most read articles on the site in 2010.
Dlanga has published several books, including In My Arrogant Opinion.