Craig WingCraig Wing


South Africa

 

Occupational Information


Occupation: CEO

Occupational Position: He is the CEO of Wingnuts Solutions helping businesses create a performance culture to drive bottom line and increase employee retention. Also the head of Enterprise Software for Sahara Systems. One of three executives to create a new business for future results that include 3D printers, smart devices and cloud solutions.

Professional History


Innovative, energetic BBBEE candidate leader with a high EQ and social conscience that takes initiative and calculated risks to
drive change resulting in strategic and high quality deliverables. Highly analytical and creative thinker with dual Master’s
degrees in Business (MBA) and Usability (UX) Engineering (MSc).  After starting his first company at 22, he realized the need to have innovative thinkers to bridge the divide between engineering and business. He has worked with the Department of Science and Technology, Allan Grey and Deloitte. The culmination of his “corporate” career was Head of Small Business Marketing for Google South Africa.

During his MBA, he was the first “Non American” class president, a testament to his leadership abilities. He is an AshokaU changemaker, WEF Global Shaper, Mail and Guardian Top 200 under 35, Destiny Man Top 40 under 40, Levi’s Pioneer Nations Top 40 youth. He has also been on television, radio and frequent keynote speaker on entrepreneurship, disruptive innovation and culture.

 

Qualifications


 Master’s  degrees  in  Business  (MBA)  and  Usability  (UX)  Engineering  (MSc).

Programs


2015 Archbishop Desmond Tutu Leadership Fellowship

Featured News

Charles Sidambe
01 June 2018

A strong group of Tutu Fellows have worked tirelessly and volunteered their time in the production of the forthcoming  Africa Innovation Summit which will take place from June 6-8, 2018 in Kigali, Rwanda. The patrons of the event are President Paul Kagame and the former President of Cabo Verde, Pedro Pires.  The 2018 Summit will be a multifaceted event that will bring together stakeholders from various sectors, including decision-makers to seek innovative and disruptive solutions for the challenges facing African countries.

Norman Smit
01 June 2018

By day, 2015 Tutu Fellow Wiebe Boer is an impact investor who works with partners to increase access to commercial energy products and services.  By night - or in his spare time - he is a Nigerian football historian. 

Dr Wiebe Boer's latest work on Nigerian football, a book titled The History of Football In Nigeria - A story of Heroes and Epics, is to launch in Lagos on 10 June 2018.  It's been favorably reviewed by no less than Aliko Dangote, the President and CEO of the Dangote Group. 

Norman Smit
31 May 2018

2017 Tutu Fellow Stacey Brewer will be opening her 16th educational facility in 2019 in Witpoortjie, South Africa. Stacey is the co-founder of SPARK Schools, an independent school network that she started in 2012 with Ryan Harrison. They believed that an innovative approach could disrupt the crisis in South African education and dedicated themselves to creating a new model that would provide access to high quality education for all.  The network keeps school fees as low as possible. Despite this, the network has schools rated among the top 10 private schools in Johannesburg.

Charles Sidambe
31 May 2018

Tutu Fellow Hopewell Chin’ono, is set to premiere a new documentary film entitled State of Mind in Harare in June 2018. The film by the award-winning Zimbabwean journalist and documentary filmmaker highlights an untold story of how Zimbabweans address mental illness in their communities.

State of Mind will launch in Harare with an introduction by Graca Machel.

A Selection of Tutu Leadership Fellows


About AFLI

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The African Leadership Institute (AFLI) is unique among leadership initiatives in that it focuses on building the capacity and capability of visionary and strategic leadership across the continent. Developing exceptional leaders representing all spheres of society, the Institute’s flagship programme is the prestigious Archbishop Tutu Leadership Fellowship. Offering a multifaceted learning experience and run in partnership with Oxford University, it is awarded annually to 20-25 carefully chosen candidates, nominated from across Africa. Alumni of the African Leadership Institute form a dynamic network of Fellows passionately committed to the continent’s transformation, bridging the divide between nations and ensuring that Africa is set centre-stage in global affairs.

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