gannaca is an old Indian word. It means “diverse” or “rich in content”. These qualities are generated both through the constant evolution of the agency’s inner organs and in particular through the on-going continuation in expanding relationships of trust with partners and in exchange with all these super people.
Köksal has been pioneering the Turkish online market with over 15 years of digital business expertise. His professional aim is to apply new technologies into real life experiences by creating, incubating, mentoring and investing in digitally-enhanced unconventional early-stage
lucrative start-up ventures.
Köksal, Special Advisor on Emerging Markets to gannaca. lives in Istanbul, Turkey.
Wolfgang has covered South Africa´s transition from apartheid to the first free election and the subsequent efforts to consolidate democracy for a couple of German and Swiss papers. His particular field of interest are cultural issues, divided societies, emerging markets and commodities, in particular precious metals. For his papers he has been reporting about the 48 countries in Africa to the South of the Sahara. He has also published widely in books, travel magazines and lifestyle journals.
Woflgang, Special Advisor on African Economies to gannaca, lives in Cape Town, South Africa.
Since Ellis move to South Africa nearly 5 years ago her expertise is deeply anchored in linking the old established with the new emerging digital world to ensure a fully integrated consumer experience for brands and service providers. Making use of 15 years of digital experience she is now helping brands to expand within the African markets and utilising the maximum of the digital marketing potentials.
Eli, Special Advisor on Digital Communications”, lives in Cape Town, South Africa.
Ludmilla has been a Beauty, fashion and lifestyle journalist for the last 20 years, through the web or paper media in Brussels and Paris. She has worked for Marie Claire and TF1, covering parisian catwalks, Cannes Film Festival or royal weddings red carpets. She fancies Japanese culture and kawaï artifacts.
Ludmilla, Special Advisor on Fashion & Beauty to gannaca, lives in Paris, France.
After graduating from Berlins University of Fine Arts, Martin Jasper gained professional experience internationally in various architecture firms and by leading a consultancy firm for computer aided architectural design. Currently he is running his studio JASPERARCHITECTS in Buenos Aires, specialized in smart technologies and sustainable design solutions.
Martin, Special Advisor on Sustainable Architecture to gannaca, lives in Buenos Aires, Argentina.
George works as the deputy-director at the South African Bureau for Economic Research since 1994. His duties include the management of the BERs surveys, analysing economic and sector data, as well as doing presentations to private companies and government institutions. His research initially focussed on household consumption expenditure, retail sales, the financial services sector and inflation, but shifted to business survey methodology and South-African sector trends in recent years. His responsibilities include the day-to-day management of the BERs production process and writing reports on a number of surveys, such as consumer confidence, business confidence, inflation expectations, financial services and services.
George, Special Advisor on Economic Research”, lives in Stellenbosch, South Africa.
Mr Kari Korkman is the founder and director of Helsinki Design Week.
Kari, Special Advisor Design Scandinavia to gannaca, lives in Helsinki, Finland.
Head of Casa Rex, an international design consultancy with offices in São Paulo and London, Gustavo Piqueira is the most awarded graphic designer in Brazil having received over 160 international design awards recognized and consulted by major global companies as a leading trendsetting mind.
From strategic design for global consumer brands to cutting-edge experimental projects for exhibitions or homeware, Gustavo has designed typefaces, illustrated children’s books and also written13 books on diverse topics graphic design, soccer or urban culture.
Gustavo, Special Advisor on Contemporary Design, lives in São Paulo, Brazil.