Meet The Team

Dylan Kohlstädt


Founder & CEO

With over 20 years experience in online, financial, insurance and gaming marketing management, Dylan Kohlstadt is considered a subject matter expert on all things digital.

Dylan has managed global brands locally and off shore across languages and platforms.

Dylan has a MBA through UNISA SBL.

John Bognar

Managing Director

John wears glasses and is sometimes funny, but is better known for his amazing client relations skills.

He effectively manages the integrated team and web development team, while splitting his day between client meetings and team briefings.


Chris Erwee

Web Developer

Chris, one of our web developers, brings a wealth of CSS, HTML and Jquery skills to our web team.

Friendly, helpful and always quick with a smile, his sites are built with beautifully clean code that makes them fast, optimised and easy to navigate.

Paula Killin


Paula manages the invoices and finances of Shift ONE. If you are one of our clients, you will get to know Paula well.

Thankfully, she's really lovely, so you'll be happy to know her.


John Killin

Head of Web Development

John is a website-wiz and is as passionate about creating websites as you are about your business.

John is experienced in all aspects of life, from being a licensed pilot, to running his own business and mastering the complex art of web development.

Janita Brittz

Head of Graphic Design

Janita is the head of our graphic design team.

From logos to flyers to banners and website mock ups, Janita's got you covered.


Amy Hayward

Graphic Designer

Amy is one of our brilliant graphic designers.

Originally from Durban, she completed her BA in Brand Communication through Vega in Cape Town, and specialises in design that users love.

Amy is also an avid photographer and a coffee snob.

Kelly Bognar

Head of Content and Social Media

Kelly brings a great level of excellence to the team.

Her incomparable copywriting skills help her manage her clients' social media accounts - from LinkedIN, Facebook and Twitter, to Pinterest and Instagram - to grow engagement and brand awareness.


Jessica Barrella

Account Manager

Jessica is the latest addition to the Shift ONE team.

Her qualification and experience as an art teacher make her an expert in all things creative.

From writing to design, Jessica has you covered.

Michael Hedenskog

Integrated Marketer

Michael has proven himself as an SEO whizz since day one of his internship.

He holds an honours in English from UCT. His keen eye for grammar and syntax will take your content to the next level and get you found on Google.


Martine Gelderbloem

Integrated Marketer

Martine is the latest addition to the Shift ONE family and has brought an energy to the team that puts most of us to shame.

Her background in music and teaching, together with her skills in social media and events make her an all-round marketing whizz.