Brett St Clair

Re Build. Bel. Volutionise.


I'm A Rebel Technologist A Guide An Innovator A Proud Dad An AI Evangelist A Global Keynote Speaker

The Rebel Technologist

Welcome to the world of the Rebel Technologist.
The disrupters, the change makers.

Where legends lead the future of business and technology.



on the cutting edge!

I loathe the “normal”, the status quo.

It’s right on the edge of chaos and convention (where stagnation dies and transformation thrives) that I find true meaning and contentment.

To determine how far things can be pushed, to create meaningful change and to deliver transformation through technology is my driving force and superpower.

My Entrepreneurial

What is at the forefront of being a successful entrepreneur? FAILURE.
I have built businesses that were at the cutting edge. I have used technology to redefine the way things work. I have been the guide to transformation.

And in many cases, I have seen failure.

Those defining moments are what led up to me discovering and launching an incredibly successful career as co-founder of a global and leading AI-enablement company. It’s what led me to become a Rebel Technologist.


Google perfected the Rebel approach in its heyday and used technology to disrupt industries like never before. It set new standards for modern technology that redefined how to build and deploy in real-time.

Together, my teams and I were part of accelerating global markets and building leading services in the realm of digital innovation - way before anybody else was.

- It was there that I learnt from the masters!
Some of my proudest moments:

- Leading Google Mobile Ads across South Africa.
- Leading Google Cloud in Sub-Saharan Africa and Africa at large.
- Launching Google Maps Live Traffic SA and Android Play Store SA (as fun side-projects).
- Spearheading Youtube’s early days in South Africa, launching the revenue business and accelerating local content creation.
My biggest lesson learnt?

What: Pushing an industry to digitally transform at scale and helping them find new digital customers by bringing tech and innovation to the consumer.

How: Sharing Google’s culture with the local business community and encouraging a culture of constant change and innovation, as well as having the insight and approach to know what it takes to enact data-driven change.
Learning x Success = Opportunity.

Barclays Africa had me on their radar during my time at Google. They approached me to rebuild their digital stack and implement a new, modern way of working.

The question was this: How do I translate my experience in Google to a 40,000 person Pan-African bank?
We hustled. We worked hard. We innovated. And the results have been both massive and life-changing! For the individuals, the teams and the organisation as a whole.

What we did: Launched the right data driven digital technology to market. This included an award-winning, first-of-its-kind transactional banking NLP Chatbot, named by Financial Times London as the banking technology of the year).
How we got it right: By using an agile approach and implementing DevOps, we were able to develop code and design fabulous digital tech.

The reason and purpose: To cultivate a new culture, one centred on the customer and that always places “people first”. Through a fail-fast, transparent, and safe space with a staff-first approach, I got my first taste of a redefined culture – one where the utopia for Rebel Technologists can live and thrive.



My combined experience, along with the lessons that I’ve learned, have been a real game-changer.

Naturally, the next step was to implement.

This is when I co-founded

Passion, meaning and purpose:
As uniquely qualified, cutting-edge Rebel Technologists, we help enterprises digitally transform and push against outdated and archaic approaches.
My mission:
To help aspiring Rebel Technologists realise their own capabilities, and to action and implement solutions that have been tried and talked about for years.

Through technology and people, we disrupt, mobilise and revolutionise global enterprises by implementing new-world solutions and capabilities. At scale.

Welcome to the

TeraVerse - the Revolution of Rebuilding:

Beyond trailblazing our clients’ transformation, my passion lives in building communities.

It gives me energy and hope for a better, sustainable future.

If you have a deep-seated desire for change, then join our community of
Rebels, Digital Thought Leaders and Technical Pioneers as we explore the concepts of change, transformation, modernising and rebuilding.

Rebel Technologist


Discover the latest in technology and business with Brett StClair on the
Rebel Technologist show podcast and YouTube channel.

Hear from industry leaders and game-changers as they share their views and opinions on how to empower and inspire businesses. Join our community of like-minded
individuals and be a part of shaping the future of technology and business by subscribing
to theRebel Technologist show. Learn from the top Rebel Technologists and elevate your business to new heights.

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Disrupt or Be Disrupted: The Importance of Rebel Technologists in Business

As technology continues to rapidly advance, businesses must adapt to stay competitive. The key to staying ahead is embracing the mindset of a Rebel Technologist.

In this keynote, Brett StClair will explore the importance of the Rebel Technologist in today’s AI era, and how they can help drive innovation and growth through the intersection of Artificial Intelligence, Data, Machine Learning, and Digital Culture. He will share insights on how to identify and nurture rebel technologists within your organization, and how to create a culture that supports disruptive thinking and experimentation.

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Experience the world’s first open-sourced delivered keynote under the creative commons license, presented in person by Brett StClair. This showstopper keynote is available to your organization at NO FEE, with the only two requirements being the coverage of travel expenses and a minimum audience of 200 people from your orginisation. Don’t miss out on this revolutionary keynote experience, book now to secure your spot and bring a new level of innovation to your team.

Attendees will learn:

  • About the role of the Rebel Technologist in today’s business landscape
  • How to empower Rebel Technologists to harness the power of AI, Data, Machine Learning and Digital Culture to drive innovation and growth
  • Strategies for fostering an environment that encourages disruptive thinking and experimentation
  • How to identify and nurture Rebel Technologists within your organization
  • Techniques for turning disruptive ideas into successful business models

This keynote is designed for business leaders and decision-makers who want to stay ahead in an ever-changing business landscape. Don’t miss this opportunity to learn from Brett StClair, an industry leader and thought-provoking speaker on how to harness the power of technology to drive progress and growth in your business.

The keynote will be interactive, innovative, and filled with explosive stories of success and failure, providing a unique and engaging experience. Don’t wait, book Brett StClair now and be a part of this exciting journey towards innovation and growth.

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Keynote: ChatGPT: The Key to Unlocking Business Productivity

Unlock the full potential of your business with the revolutionary keynote, “ChatGPT: The Key to Unlocking Business Productivity,” presented by Brett StClair, the mastermind behind explosive social media success with ChatGPT guides and Udemy’s top-ranked ChatGPT courses.

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This powerful presentation delves into the impact of large language models on the business world and how ChatGPT, combined with APIs and rich applications, can drastically improve productivity levels by over 200%. As businesses face increasing pressure to stay competitive and adapt to the ever-changing market, the integration of ChatGPT is critical to making changes happen quicker than ever before.

Brett StClair, with his firsthand experience and knowledge, will explore the ways in which ChatGPT can streamline operations, automate processes, and provide valuable insights to drive success. Large language models are here to stay and are having a profound impact on the way businesses operate in 2023. Don’t miss out on the opportunity to learn from the best in the field and discover how ChatGPT can revolutionize your business and stay ahead of the curve. Attend “ChatGPT: The Key to Unlocking Business Productivity” and discover the power of large language models for yourself.



Rise of the Machines: How to Future-Proof Your Career

Are you ready to take control of your career and stay ahead of the game in the age of AI? Look no further than “Rise of the Machines: How to Future-Proof Your Career,” a keynote that will blow your mind and leave you feeling empowered to navigate the rapidly changing market.

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Forget everything you thought you knew about AI and job loss. This keynote shatters the myth that machines are taking over and reveals the truth: it’s not AI that’s the real threat to your job security, it’s the humans who refuse to adapt and learn how to use AI effectively. Don’t be left behind by those who are willing to evolve.

But it’s not just about adapting to AI, it’s about adapting to the lightning speed of change that we are currently experiencing. The world is moving faster than ever before and those who can’t keep up will be left in the dust. Don’t let that be you.

This is not a battle of AI versus humans, it’s a battle of those who are willing to change and those who are not. This keynote will give you the tools and strategies you need to take charge of your career and come out on top in this new world of work.

Don’t miss out on the opportunity to learn from experts and gain the knowledge you need to stay ahead of the curve. Book now “Rise of the Machines: How to Future-Proof Your Career” now and secure your spot in the future job market.


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