Beaming from the global stages to the television screens of South Africa, Leon is widely acclaimed for his Cross-Channel Marketing expertise and inspirational motivational addresses.

Passionate in all that he does, Leon approaches every project, speaking engagement or campaign with an ethos of excellence.  Whether on the set of Carte Blanche lending his expertise to news of the day and its impact on social media globally, or energetically guiding his team at his leading marketing firm, ATKA SA, Leon is a man with a vision.

In spite of his many achievements, Leon remains humble.  However, what does shine through in any dealings with Leon, is the enormous value he has to add, and the high esteem in which he is held, both professionally and personally.

In his own words. ““Marketing is my passion – it was what I was born to do.  More importantly, in enables me to empower other business owners with the results and business growth that they have been seeking.”  – Leon Marinus



  • Leon is an award-winning Entrepreneur in South Africa. Amongst the many accolades he has garnered are: Roodepoort Chamber of Commerce & Industry Vice-President, winner of the 2017 Certificate of Excellence and Thanks Business of the Year 2018 award
  • ATKA SA, the cross-channel marketing firm that he has successfully run over the last decade, is recognised as one of the top two marketing agencies in the country.
  • Leon was invited to appear on top investigative journalism show, Carte Blanche to give his analysis on the Oscar Pistorius saga
  • Additionally, he has appeared on the Good Morning Africa show which is broadcast across the African continent with a viewership of 200 million.
  • He serves as an Executive Board Member for the local Chamber of Commerce and Industry.
  • As part of his speaking engagements and training seminars, Leon has appeared both locally, and in such exotic locations as Botswana, Zimbabwe, Mauritius, USA and the UK to name but a few.
  • He is a Full Member of the Professional Speakers Association of Southern Africa.
  • He is a Platinum Member of the South Africa Business Network.




As a leader in Digital and Social Media strategies, campaign planning and implementation, Leon will guide your company to success.


As a revered and respected guest speaker both locally and internationally, Leon will bring quality content and insights to your next event.  To book Leon for your next conference or seminar email info@atkasa.com


For those looking to pursue a career in online marketing consulting or to improve the quality of the professional lives, Leon has the experience and insight to provide the training and tools to help you live your best life.


Leon has achieved both notable and demonstrable success through training in all aspects of cross-channel marketing.  This training can be tailored for either individuals or groups, to optimise their footprint and efficiency.


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