Matthew Buckland is a South African Internet entrepreneur and businessman who is the founder of Creative Spark - a digital agency and publisher which was acquired in 2015 by UK firm M&C Saatchi PLC (LSE: SAA), the holding group of M&C Saatchi. Buckland is also the founder of Burn Media, a suite of technology publishing brands which includes Memeburn, Ventureburn.com, Gearburn.com and others. In 2015 he was selected as a "Master of Digital", sitting down with actor Idris Elba for a "Q&A Session". Buckland lives in Cape Town with his wife and two daughters.

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  • Matthew Buckland is a South African Internet entrepreneur and businessman who is the founder of Creative Spark - a digital agency and publisher which was acquired in 2015 by UK firm M&C Saatchi PLC (LSE: SAA), the holding group of M&C Saatchi. Buckland is also the founder of Burn Media, a suite of technology publishing brands which includes Memeburn, Ventureburn.com, Gearburn.com and others. Buckland previously headed the online division of the Mail & Guardian, thereafter he started 20fourlabs at news24.com, the largest South African online news publisher, owned by Naspers. While at the Mail & Guardian Buckland founded Thought Leader. In 2015 he was selected as a "Master of Digital", sitting down with actor Idris Elba for a "Q&A Session". Buckland lives in Cape Town with his wife and two daughters. (en)
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