COMO’S leadership team

Angela Nickel Executive Chairwoman

Her portfolio of success includes Traveltopia, an online travel platform.  Angel investor/Advisory board: Intelligent Semantic Investigation Solution.  Advisory board: SAMS – new banking software. Angel investor: MoDosh – innovative mobile money start up.  Angela’s strength lies in unifying a performance driven team with varied backgrounds, disciplines and qualifications.


Vaughan Owen Chief Executive Officer

Over 23 years experience in Business Leadership and Strategy in global markets, an entrepreneur and creator of one of South Africa’s awarded communication businesses. Vaughan has the ability to execute game changing strategies at scale across markets, delivering business growth and return on investment.


Uwe Nickel Chief Technology Officer

Uwe grew up in a technology family, and programming, optimising, automation and improving systems runs through his veins. He ran his own technology consulting business for 15 years. Uwe has worked on a wide variety of blue chip clients including Avaya GmbH & Co. KG (Tenovis / Bosch Telecom), Bertelsmann, Allianz, BMW and SAP.


Kristina Couzyn Head of Strategy and Marketing 

Kristina has over 20 years of experience in marketing & business strategy and leadership. She has successfully repositioned consumer brands such as McDonald’s, KFC, Amstel Lager and tech giants such as Dimension Data. Kristina’s strategies have been executed globally, regionally and locally.