About Kevin Derman
About Kevin Derman

About Kevin Derman

Kevin Derman is a business and motivational speaker that draws on 15 years of experience in the highly competitive IT business world. Add an academic background (Masters degrees in Science and Business), and an operatic stage career and you are bound for an entertaining and enlightening presentation. His talks are inspiring, motivational and have plenty of business relevance in today’s fast paced business world.

– Biography by: Shana Kay


Kevin Derman is a man of many talents. Topping the list (at present) are his roles in business as an entrepreneur and as a motivational speaker. His presentations are engaging and deliver an eclectic mix of topics ranging from “the Psychology of Buying and Selling” to “Happiness – the never ending quest”.

Spending the past 12 years in the IT world,  Kevin is one of the very few IT people I know who is modest about his very diverse background and experience.

Although his IT experience includes working with major international companies (such as IBM), he has also had a career in scientific research, but the diversity does not stop there. Not many people can add a professional opera singing career to their list, but Kevin can. This IT/Scientific Researcher/Opera Singer holds the following degrees:

  • BSc, Honors and Masters in Sports Science
  • MBA from UCT’s Graduate School of Business

On his talks
Kevin’s talks turn your a typically standard work function, into a fun and introspective event. His talks are aimed at elevating and enhancing both the company and the individuals involved. This makes his talks both unique and interesting.

Should you require any further info, contact him on kevin@kevinderman.com.

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