He has been an editor at Brainstorm, managing editor of Livdigital Independent News, and before that was publisher and managing editor of both the print and on-line versions of Charged Southern Africa magazine.
Other previous stints include South African editor of the renowned PC Magazine, Inter@ctive Week (now eWeek), as well as ZDNet Online Africa, one of the earliest local on-line news services in South Africa.
He has written for and edited traditional media, including The Star and Financial Mail.
Between all of this, he was also a judge on the Siemens Profile Awards panel.
Bührmann has an Honours degree in Journalism and Media Studies from Rhodes University.