CEO, Tech & Business Commentator

Paul Spain is host of NZ Tech Podcast (an iTunes NZ #1 Podcast), regular TV commentator on technology and business related topics, host of the NZ Business Podcast and founder of Gorilla Technology (IT Services), Cloud Labs (Cloud migration consultants), Gorilla Voice Media (incl World Podcasts, Podcasts NZ) and a local and international public speaker.

Paul says his passion lies in combining his entrepreneurial skills, broad technology know how and years of business experience to help individuals and their organisations succeed.

Paul’s specialties include business and technology strategy, social and online media, automating business processes, delivering technological solutions to business challenges – and being a futurist and encouraging future thinking.

Starting his technology career as a consultant and a technical manager, Paul acquired and managed clients including Microsoft, Saatchi & Saatchi, Ogilvy & Mather and TrustPower, before establishing Gorilla Technology (IT Services) in 1997. This was been followed by the launch of NZ’s first social network ( which grew into Gorilla Voice Media and Cloud Labs (Office 365, Software Development/Services, Consulting).

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NZ as a Tech Industry Safe Haven and Long Term Innovation Hub

NZ as a Tech Industry Safe Haven and Long Term Innovation Hub

New Zealand continues to attract attention as an incredible place to visit and live, is largely COVID-19 free outside of quarantine, has leading broadband infrastructure and a tradition of being safe and friendly for migrants and business – so let’s invite the world’s...

Apple’s big news

Watch the latest NZ Tech Podcast episode to hear about the latest from Apple.

NZ COVID Tracer app: Going Soft, Going Late?

NZ COVID Tracer app: Going Soft, Going Late?

Last night the NZ COVID Tracer app was released on Apple's App Store and the Google Play store (for Android). Naturally I installed it and took a look around. Firstly, let's just say that I'm really pleased that the Ministry of Health has decided to support having...

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