Dr. David Molapo is a foremost management consultant, educator, and renowned motivational speaker. Using a fine combination of humor, an incredible stage presence, and his personal life experiences, David has a unique ability to mesmerize any audience with his message of hope. Through his public appearances, David effectively motivates, inspires, and impacts more than a million people in South Africa each year, providing them with the confidence and tools to change their lives, as well as those of the people around them.
At the age of 13, David was imprisoned for political activities. While in prison, he started an amazing process of changing his life that led him to be the successful businessman, leader, husband, and father that he is today.
In August 1994, David became a finalist for the Junior Chamber International Award of Ten Outstanding Young People of the World, and has appeared in the Who’s Who in South Africa since 1995. In July l999, he was awarded the prestigious PMR Silver Arrow Award as Best in Motivational, Incentive, and Business Consulting. In addition to being one of the most sought-after motivational speakers, David holds two of South Africa’s most prestigious awards: the Young Achiever of the Year—South Africa and the Four Outstanding South Africans Award.
David speaks on many subjects, including Quality Management, Communication, Entrepreneurial Skills, Team Building, Leadership, Affirmative Action, and Accepting Change. Some of the books he authored include Growing Up Spiritually, The 10 Exciting Keys to Success, and If You Are Not Growing, You Are Dying.
In addition to being one of the most sought after Motivational Speakers, David Molapo holds two of South Africa's most prestigious awards, the Young Achiever of the Year - South Africa Award & Four Outstanding South African's Awards (FOYSA) and he has appeared in the Who’s Who in South Africa from 1995 to date. He has consulted for the top 100 Companies and his former designations have included being a Non-Executive Director of Dimension Data SA and other major corporations such as South African Airways and Spoornet.
Dr David Molapo is a top management consultant, educationalist and renowned motivational speaker. By using a fine combination of humour, incredible stage presence and his personal life experiences, he has an unique ability to capture any audience with his message of hope.
Through his public appearances, his books and his stints in the media, David motivates, inspires and guides more than a million people annually in South Africa. He provides them with the confidence and tools they need to change their lives and those of the people around them. At the age of thirteen David was imprisoned for political activities. In jail an amazing process of change started in his life, which transformed him to become the successful businessman, leader, husband and father he is today. He is married to Dr. Mamikie Molapo.
Chairman | National Institute for Crime Prevention and Rehabilitation of Offenders
2003 - present
Consultant | International Division | Nedcor Bank Limited
Consultant | Standard Corporate and Merchant Bank
Executive Secretary | Inter-Youth, South Africa
Chairman | Vulindlela Consortium - 7th All African Games
Executive Secretary | Ithuteng Adult Literacy Programme
Director | I-Can Greenoaks
President | South African Christian Students Association (SASCA)
Chairman | SAFIC
Executive Secretary | Pre-Law Club
United States of America
Chairman | Promise Keepers South Africa
Executive Secretary | Ministers Fellowship of South Africa
Executive Secretary | Kwa-Thema Library Project
Consultant | Including SPL & EDS | DIMENSION DATA HOLDINGS PLC
Consultant | Transformation | South African Airways (Pty) Ltd
Consultant | Spoornet
Chairman | Billy Graham Evangelistic Association
1993 - 1997
Phatudi College, South Africa
Bachelor of Science
Oral Roberts University
International Theological Seminary
U.N. International Programme for South Africa
International Federation of Christian Churches
National Economic Forum