Stephan Pretorius founded Acceleration in 1999 and is currently responsible for product development and client strategy.

In the seven years since founding Acceleration, he has grown the company's product line from the initial online media buying and planning service to include email marketing, search marketing, ad serving and website analytics. 

He has been instrumental in developing Acceleration's key channel partnerships with DoubleClick, Epsilon Interactive and Omniture.  Stephan is a member of DoubleClick's Client Advisory Board and regularly publishes in iMediaConnection and MarketingProfs.



Before founding Acceleration, Stephan worked in the Strategic Business Development division of M-Net, Africa's largest satellite pay-TV broadcaster.

Stephan is trained as a lawyer and holds a BA, LLB (cum laude) from WITS and an LLM (cum laude) from Columbia University, New York.

Summits Attended

iMedia Other Summit

iMedia Summit 2005

iMedia Brand Summit

iMedia Brand Summit

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