Rick is a mobile media evangelist and internet entrepreneur. He established his reputation in mobile media through having led the creation of a dedicated Mobile Media business unit within South African mobile operator, Vodacom, one of the first mobile phone operators in the world to do so.
Rick is the founding chairman of the South African Mobile Marketing Association (MMA) and recently invested in mobile marketing services provider Yonder, and Ringco, a mobile media platform developer. He will be assuming the roles of Chairman and CEO at these companies respectively.
He also has interests in the South African Internet services space is the non-executive chairman of second tier ISP Intdev Internet Technologies.
Rick is a frequent speaker on topics related to new media and especially mobile as the 7th of the mass media.