Episode #49:

    Dion Chang

    Futurist. Strategist. Ideas bank. Professional cage rattler.

    In this riveting episode of The Shapers Podcast, Benjamin Shaw engages in a fast-paced, whirlwind conversation with Dion Chang – a futurist and trends analyst described as a professional cage rattler. Dion is a thoughtful strategist who challenges conventional wisdom and has the unique ability to synthesize great swathes of data into useful insight.


    As the founder of Flux Trends, Dion has spent decades specializing in identifying unexpected business opportunities within the shifting business landscape, helping companies navigate complex change.


    With 20 years of experience in the media industry and a deep passion for youth trends and subcultures, Dion brings a unique perspective to the podcast. Join the conversation as Dion shares his journey, lessons learned and the impact of international movements on the markets within South Africa. Beyond his role as a trend analyst, Dion has added a new dimension to his story recently. Learn what it is to be an ‘end-of-life companion doula’, on the podcast today!


    Tune in to hear how exceptional individuals like Dion are shaping the African leadership landscape. This episode is proudly sponsored by EXEO Capital.



    Professional Career

    ·        CEO and Founder of Flux Trends

    ·        Former Fashion Editor for ELLE Magazine

    ·        Former Program Director of SA Fashion Week

    ·        Follow Dion Chang on LinkedIn


    ·        Freakonomics by Stephen J. Dubner and Steven Levitt

    ·        Dion Chang lectures “The Business of Innovation” at various business schools including the UCT Graduate School of Business

    ·        End of Life companion Doula

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