Design Thinking for Business Innovation

Neo Matsau – Chief Executive Officer

 “Leadership is growing the relationship between people, resources and goals.”

Neo Matsau – Visionary

Neo Matsau is a polymer who believes in the power of innovation for growth. His fascination with technology, lead him to creating his first computer game at the age of ten. His broad spectrums of interests have led him down various paths, from studying branding, to engineering, to anthropology. Always hungry and foolish. After pursuing his studies, he was key in developing a four-day youth diversity-training program for The Diversity Institute.

More recently he was invited to speak at the 3rd commission for investment, trade and enterprise on entrepreneurship amongst young South Africans. He has also contributed to a UN report on ICT as a private sector enabler in developing countries. Neo has developed growth-based solutions for various blue chip companies and global organisations and has been a team leader, in various projects, from app builds, to TTL advertising campaigns.

Neo is currently has a fruitful music career as a part of  Twelv & Thesis, as a performer and music producer. Always ensuring he is current, relevant and intelligent Neo Matsau is a digital native with an insightful understanding of the 3.0 World. With knowledge, imagination, inspiration and integrity, Neo leads Bamboo on a path to grow organisations that change the world.

Currently Learning:

Financial Markets, Yale


Developing Innovative Ideas for New Companies; University of Maryland

Leading Strategic Innovation in Organisations; Vanderbilt University

Design Thinking for Business Innovation; University of Virginia

Competitive Strategy; Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität München (LMU)

Foundations of Business Strategy; University of Virginia

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Moyeni Mahlangu – Lead Designer

“Design is the structure of things that speak to our souls.”

Moyeni Mahlangu – Creator

Moyeni is a creative with an acute and thorough understanding of branding and design. Raised in a musical home, Moyeni’s sense for creativity was honed while he learnt to walk. Moyeni’s creativity lead him down a visual path exploring design, art and photography at the National School of the Arts where he excelled. Along with his symbiotic relationship with technology, he constantly explores beyond the boundaries of design yet still respecting its fundamentals. A design thinker who gets that design is a process to produce an elegant solution to any problem.

Having worked on various accounts from UNISA, the National Ports Authority and South African Tourism, Moyeni Mahlangu is no stranger to the industry and what it takes. His expertise, inventiveness, skill and willingness to learn, listen and teach not only make Moyeni an invaluable member of the Bamboo team, but make his role indispensable to the creation and enhancement of our organisation.

Currently Learning:

Introduction to computational arts: Processing; State University of New York


Design: Creation of artifacts in society; University of Pennsylvania

Design thinking for business innovation; University of Virginia

Creativity, Innovation, and change; The Pennsylvania State University

Fundamentals of digital image and video processing; Northwestern University

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