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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Robotics and Automation vs The Workforce

Robotics and Automation vs The Workforce

The World Economic Forum’s report ‘The Future of Jobs 2020’ states that the global workforce is automating faster than expected, with 85 million jobs expected to be displaced by the end of 2025. Fortunately, the World Economic Forum indicate the robotic revolution...

It’s not time to stop the Digital Transformation of COVID-19

It’s not time to stop the Digital Transformation of COVID-19

COVID-19 has lead to an unprecedented level of digital transformation in a very short space of time. But most of it was dictated by necessity – to work from home for many businesses – or to offer online ordering and deliveries for restaurants, cafes and retailers that...

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