Motribe is a platform enabling users, brands, agencies and publishers across the world to build and manage their own mobile social communities. Motribe HQ is situated in Cape Town, South Africa and was started by the co-founders in August, 2010.
Vincent Maher has worked in the online media industry since 1996 and is one of the co-founders of Motribe.
Previously he was the commercial manager for mobile advertising and the portfolio manager for social media at Vodacom, South Africa’s largest mobile telecommunications company. He was responsible for the rapid growth of The Grid, Vodacom’s location-based social network and instant messaging platform and the launch of Legends of Echo, the massively multiplayer location-based mobile game.
Prior to that he was the strategist at the Mail & Guardian Online and co-founder of Amatomu.com, the South African blog aggregator and analytics system. Before that he was Director of the New Media Lab at the Rhodes University School of Journalism & Media Studies, the managing director of Digital Commerce and a multimedia director at VWV Interactive.
Nicholas Haralambous is a qualified journalist and media maniac who quickly moved away from print media, through online and in to mobile media production and management. He has worked in “dead-tree” media with the Sunday Times and Financial Mail.
His new media experience includes working as the head of the mobile division at Mail & Guardian, the GM of Zoopy.com and Product Manager of Vodacom SA’s mobile social networking division.
Nic is one of the co-founders of Motribe and takes on the roll of Chief Ninja of Operations and Business development.