Styli Charalambous

Co-Founder and CEO, Daily Maverick, South Africa

Styli Charalambous co-founded the Daily Maverick, in 2009, while navigating industry disruption and the country’s turbulent politics. As founding CEO and publisher, Styli helped grow Daily Maverick from a 5 person start-up to now more than 100 full-time staff, reaching 9m monthly unique visitors with 20k voluntary paying members. He is passionate about leadership and innovation focusing on new revenue models, product, technology and membership in news. In 2021, he was awarded South Africa’s top journalism award for courage and integrity for his shaping role in Daily Maverick’s success.