Gustav Goosen - CEO, The SpaceStation, South Africa

Gustav is acting CEO of The SpaceStation, South Africa’s leading digital media sales company. The SpaceStation is a partnership between 24.com and DStv Media Sales and thus a wholly owned Naspers company, representing more than 22 web & mobile sites, such as market leaders News24, Supersport, Fin24, DSTV and MWeb, in Sub-Saharan Africa.

He started his media career with commercial radio, but made the leap to online in 2000, joining the Independent Newspapers Group and subsequently Naspers’ Media24 division; from where 24.com was established and ultimately The SpaceStation partnership was born.

Gustav is intimately involved with forging the digital media industry landscape in South Africa and since 2011 he serves on the Exco of South Africa’s digital media body, the Digital Media and Marketing Association (DMMA) and he represents the digital media community as board member of the South African Advertising Research Foundation (SAARF).