Cobus Heyl is the Co-founder and Chief Operating Officer of Media Makers Meet (Mx3) (mediamakersmeet.com). Mx3 focuses on the media and tech industry, with community networks, newsletters, websites, meetups and events, and 3rd party services. Starting as a journalist in the 1990s before moving to the business side of media in early 2000, Cobus worked across Africa for Naspers, a technology and media multinational best known for its investment in Tencent, China (naspers.com). He moved to the UK in 2010, working across multiple markets for Audience Media, a media SaaS business (acquired by Naviga Global – navigaglobal.com) and FIPP, the worldwide media industry body (fipp.com). Cobus founded or was part of the founding teams of various businesses, notably online media, m-commerce and print-and-logistics businesses. Cobus and his Co-founder, John Schlaefli, set up Media Makers Meet (Mx3) in late 2021.