About 1d-net

Gary Finch
• Co-founder
• Director of Sales and

Marketing, Entrepreneur, Entertainment Industry, Digital Content, Merchandising and Distribution, Sponsorships, Airtime and Distribution

Career Experience:

  • Sound Engineer: SABC
  • Marketing Manager: Reamusic
  • Marketing Manager: Teal Trutone Music
  • Marketing Director: Polygram South Africa
  • Managing Director: Polygram South Africa National
  • Managing Director: RPM Record Company
  • Managing Director: Primedia Entertainment
  • Merchandising and Licensing: ESPM
  • Director: Octagon Sponsorship Agency
  • Co-Founder and Owner: MatchWorld Sponsorship Agency
  • Co-Founder and Owner: Content Connect Africa
  • Co-Founder and Owner: 24/7 Entertainment
  • Co-Founder and Owner: Ashiko Consultancy
  • Co-Founder: Bassfin (Pty) Ltd.
Harris Blass
• Co-founder
• Director

  Graduate in Business Administration from the Hebrew University of Jerusalem

Career Experience:

  • Co-founder and CEO: Content Connect Africa
  • Managing Director: DNA Global Industries (DNA Supply Chain Investments Ltd: JSE listed)
Shaun Day
• Financial Director

Expertise: Chartered Accountant (BCompt Honours - UNISA)

Career Experience:

  • Financial Director: Supply Chain Services (logistics division of RTT Group)
  • Managing Director: NGN Telecoms
  • Managing Director of Kelly Industrial(blue collar division): Kelly Group
  • Founded Day & Associates, financial services company
  • Financial Director: King Food Holdings Ltd. (JSE Listed)
  • Financial Manager, Mikes’ Kitchen: Interleisure Ltd.
Dennis Finch
• Co-Founder
• Director
• Head of Franchise Business

Expertise: Mechanical engineering: NTC 5 Mech.Eng (Wits Technikon)
Business, Financial and Marketing Management (Wits Business School)

Career Experience:

  • Co-Founder Bassfin (Pty) Ltd.
  • Developer and Project Manager: Sandpiper Nature Reserve and Beach Estate (Sedgefield)
  • Acquired: JMB Planthire
  • Founded: Cycology Holdings (Pty) Ltd. (Cycology Wholesale, Cycle Lab, Cycle Events)
  • Founded: Axiom Corporate Services (Pty) Ltd.
  • Founded: King Consolidated Holdings Ltd.
  • Founded: CBD Financial Services (Pty) Ltd.
  • Managing Director, Mikes Kitchen brand, and Director of Food and Entertainment: Interleisure Ltd. Later acquired Mikes Kitchen Group from Interleisure Ltd.
  • Proprietor: Mikes Kitchen (family restaurants) – Bryanston and Merrowdown
  • Proprietor: Zenex Service Station Isando
  • Director and shareholder: Finco Investments (Pty) Ltd.
  • Director and shareholder: D.P.S Manufacturing (Pty) Ltd.
  • Design Engineer, Managing Director and shareholder: South African Dust and Air Control (Pty) Ltd.