The Team


Team Members

Frans Mashao

Managing Director

Frans is a business strategist with a keen ability to apply innovative futures thinking to implementable solutions for accelerated growth. Apart from being M.D of Wisecomms, he is the Director of ShaoShao Productions; an audio visual multimedia production company and founder of Kasi Career Expo. His diverse experience gained over the last decade within the marketing and communications world has seen him work with some of the country's leading agencies, brands and departments such as the Magna Carta, MDDA, African Cup of Nations, NERSA, Rustenburg Rapid Transport, iHop, Transnet Engineering and Competition Commission S.A.

Frans holds Bachelor's of Arts in Radio and Advertising qualification from Boston Media House paired with a vast experience in strategic marketing, brand management, sales & agency operation, media monitoring and new product development. His team spirit, systematic approach and knowledge of the industry aims to position Wise Comm as an agency that consistently delivers results beyond clients expectations.

Mahlako Mahapa

Project Manager

Mahlako is a doctoral researcher at the University of Witwatersrand. She is a sociologist who has worked as a researcher and project manager in the field of human and social development; capacitating her with an in-depth understanding of ways to interpret human behaviour and social patterns. She has experience in designing, conducting and implementing qualitative and quantitative research and also has a particular interest in Monitoring and Evaluation. ​

Matlhako has well developed strategic, analytic and public speaking skills. Harnessed through the nature of her work experience; and her participating and presenting at conferences. She also worked as a media representative for iARI, responsible for promoting research the company has embarked on using various platforms such as Television, radio stations and social media. ​ Mahlako serves as Director of WiseUp Foundation and is head of Monitoring & Evaluation at Wisecomms.