Vincent Maher .

New Media Lab manager: Rhodes University

Vincent manages the prestigious New Media Lab at the Rhodes University school of journalism and media studies in Grahamstown.

One of the leading Web publishing strategists in South Africa with 10 years’ experience in Web architecture and corporate content management strategy, he has worked for clients such as DStv/Multichoice, South African Airways, First National Bank, Virgin Active, South African Tourism, Standard Bank, Nando’s and Visa Gold Asia.

In addition to his job at Rhodes, Vincent writes for various industry publications and consults to the media industry. He is a member of the Telkom ICT Journalist of the Year judging panel and the editor of the digital edition of Grocott’s Mail, one of South Africa’s oldest independent newspapers. He also publishes a blog called Media in Transition (URL removed – no longer active).

Blog: http:/ / nml.ru.ac.za/maher. Lunch Spot: Primi Piatti, Rivonia; Olde '65 , Grahamstown