My Story

We believe in getting the basics right and building your digital footprint from the ground up. 


Your brand should be showcasing its service/product on digital channels. We also believe that that you and your brand deserve to be recognised for taking that entrepreneurial risk. In the digital age, it can be difficult for start-ups and small businesses to compete with bigger brands with massive budgets, so we want to help make use of what you have an d make that budget work hard for you. 

Coffee & Socks (Pty) Ltd. was founded in 2016 by Preneil Pillay and is privately owned.


The company is managed by Preneil and his wife, Alicia Olivia Lazarus.


I've built my professional career in the business of digital, music, broadcasting, content creation and technology. His experience ranges from digital marketing, social media management, digital music research, radio production, television production, project management, content strategy, digital strategy, Facebook paid advertising, artist management, inbound marketing, content creation, and copywriting.

I've worked with the likes of Anele Mdoda, DJ Fresh, Ayanda MVP, Greg & Lucky, Dineo Ranaka, Mo Flava, Just Mo, DJ Warras, DJ Sabby, DJ Doowap, and many more.

I worked at YFM, the largest youth radio station in Africa, in numerous roles. I have also worked as a Digital Account Manager at award-winning digital and PR agency, Clockwork Media working on the African territories for NBC Universal’s Universal TV, Studio Universal, Telemundo, and E! Entertainment. 


Digital Media & Marketing Principles (University of Illinois)

Google Ads Fundamentals

Google Campaign Manager

Google Ads Fundamentals

Google Analytics

Google Video For Brands

Competition Law

Hubspot Inbound Marketing