Daniel Nel


BACKGROUND: Entrepreneur; Electronic Engineer; MBA; EO leadership

INDUSTRY BACKGROUND: Daniel Nel has founded Nebula in 1997 a leading South African telecoms innovation services firm, redefining how high performance telecoms can play a role in successful business strategies. He has guided the organization for almost two decades to deliver sustainable client relationships. Daniel Nel holds a degree in electronic engineering and a master’s degree in business administration. He has guest-lectured in Information Technology at numerous Master of Business Administration programs around South Africa and is an active member of the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, International Association of Outsourcing Professionals, and the Entrepreneurs Organization. He is a past board member of the Cape Town chapter of the global business-owners’ network, Entrepreneurs’ Organization (EO). During his tenure as a board member, he held the positions of president and mentorship chair. He is passionate about growing talent and is the current EO Regional Director for GSEA in the MEPA Region.

HOBBIES: MTB Cycling; Food/Cognac; flying drones

I COACH/CONSULT BECAUSE: Coaching skills is a key ingredient to leadership. My purpose in life is “To inspire people through my leadership and values to discover their full potential”. Being a coach will give me the platform where I can share my skills with other members and be a catalyst for personal growth. I have a great passion for learning and growth and the best way to continuously learn and give back is to be a coach / mentor.

FAVORITE QUOTE: “Nothing would be done at all if a man waited until he could do it so well that no one could find fault with it” – Cardinal Newman

FAVORITE MOVIES: Dead Poet Society

WHAT I AM READING: Exponential Organization Salim Ismail