Akiva Beebe

As Director of Business Development for CCL in Africa, Akiva brings more than 20 years experience in tertiary education. He has collaborated with acclaimed international academics, business leaders, neuroscientists and talent management experts driven to understand — “how to unlock human talent within Africa” — quickly identify top talent & accelerate sustainable growth.

He has dedicated himself to meeting Africa’s aggressive business growth targets by creating a reliable pipeline of skilled employees & future leaders to meet these targets.

His specialties include:

  • Exponential Business Growth
  • Emergent Future Trends
  • Disruptive Innovation
  • Human Capital of Tomorrow
  • Rapid Change & Culture Transformation
  • Executive Conversations

Current Role
Developing and growing CCL within Sub-Saharan Africa by partnering with Africa’s fastest growing businesses to accelerate their leadership pipeline, developing the most effective & agile leaders in the most turbulent markets through CCL’s exclusive focus on leadership development and rigorous research.

Cultivating African “creative leadership” — the capacity to achieve more than imagined by thinking and acting beyond boundaries.

His mission is to advance the understanding, practice and development of leadership for the benefit of society worldwide.

Educational Background
Akiva qualified Bachelor of Commerce (B.Com.), Business Management; Industrial and Organizational Psychology. Currently, completing M.Sc. researching “skills needed to drive economic growth for Sub-Saharan Africa.”

Other independent coursework he studied:

  • Behavioral Economics
  • Lean Strategy
  • Design Thinking
  • Systems Thinking
  • Change Management
  • Driving Transformational Change
  • Problem-Solving, Creative Thinking & Decision-Making
  • Technology & Innovation
  • Visual Intelligence
  • Creating High Impact Teams
  • Global Leadership Challenges
  • Executive Conversations
  • Mentoring
  • Shaping The Future, Today

Latest Publications

Latest public speaking engagements

  • Workforce of the Future
  • Crowdsourcing Week: CSW Africa at InnoLive 2016!
  • Johannesburg, CCL, Shaping the Future of Energy & Finance 2015
  • Nairobi, Investment Fund for Developing Countries, Driving High Performance, 2015
  • Cape Town, CCL, Cape Town as the Innovation Hub of Africa, 2015
  • Botswana, Botswana National Productivity Center, Engaging the Emergent Future, 2016

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