Ryan Solovei


Country Manager | Viu Africa

Ryan has been working in the telco and media space for over fifteen years. His knowledge of mobile, video and online content has seen him becoming a successful executive and business owner, with great success in start-ups and a keen understanding of building and managing teams from diverse backgrounds in varying countries. Having served as CEO, MD and Executive Director for a variety of companies he has concluded content and distribution deals with the likes of YouTube, Netflix, RedBull, Cell C, Vodacom, MTN and VOX. Key achievements include the launch of South Africa’s first alternate international calling card in 2001 Global International (Pty) Ltd, followed by founding and opening Liquid Telecom South Africa. Ryan is responsible for managing Viu’s African operation from a recently opened Johannesburg-based office. He holds a BCom in Finance from Bond University, Australia.