Ravi Naidoo is the founder and managing director of Design Indaba and it’s founding company Interactive Africa. The Design Indaba Festival brings its annual celebration of creativity to six Southern African cities, showcasing design across a variety of formats and empowering the local creative economy. Interactive Africa is a Cape Town-based company that combines marketing, project management, logistic prowess and creative production to work on projects that promote South Africa. Naidoo’s aim with both organisations is to make Africa a competitor in the world stage using innovation and creativity. Naidoo also sits on the jury of the Index Awards and the jury of the Dutch Design Awards.