Jonathan Cherry is the editor of Cherryflava – an opinionated commentary covering the world of global trends and innovation.

Jonathan Cherry

Growing up in Cape Town, Jonathan graduated from the University of Stellenbosch in 1996 with a degree in economics and started his marketing career in the retail and financial services industries.  He founded Cherryflava Media – a consulting business –  in 2006, focussing on disruptive innovation for multinational brands that include Yuppiechef, Unilever, BAT, Woolworths, Adidas and Dimension Data.

Jonathan was named ‘Gamechanger of the Year’ in 2010 by Men’s Health magazine for his work in the field of business innovation.

In addition, he hosts the weekly Advertising Feature on CapeTalk 567 [every Wednesday morning at 06h35] with Kieno Kammies and is the course co-ordinator of the UCT GetSmarter Copywriting for Online Marketing short course.


Jonathan is a sought after public speaker and shares his insights into the world of current trends, marketing innovation and economics at conferences and seminars.

For rates and booking Jonathan to speak at your event, please get in touch with him here.