DComm, PIB (USA)
Johan is an ex Professor of Business Strategy and Strategic Innovation at Stellenbosch University. He is a graduate from the Faculty Program in International Business, South Carolina in the USA. Johan holds a MSc and Doctorate in Strategy. He teaches Strategy and Corporate Venturing, at Stellenbosch University. He has lectured in Sweden, Finland, Botswana, Malawi, Nigeria and the USA.
Johan is also the Executive Director of the Centre for High Performance Business (CHIPER) and project leader of the Certificate Programme in Performance Management with the focus on improving performance in local governments and the private sector. He also founded the world’s first Centre for Strategic Innovation (CENSI) in 2012.
Areas of expertise include strategic management, international business research, and spearheading “Corporate Entrepreneurship” in South African companies, and he was the recipient of the Ernst Oppenheimer Special Overseas Study Grant in 2000.
Johan is the co-editor and main author of 6 books on “Crafting and Executing Strategy”, “Global Business” and “Entrepreneurship in Southern Africa”. He contributed to more than hundred research articles, local and international conference proceedings, and research reports.