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 (incl World Podcasts, Podcasts NZ)
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 (WorldDJ.com) which grew into Global Voice Media and Cloud Labs (Office 365, Software Development/Services, Consulting).
Paul joined TVNZ Breakfast to share his insights of the NZ Government initiative to provide exact location to Fire, Police and Ambulance services when people call 111 from a mobile phone. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_WwNwYLTHkk
New Zealand emergency services have just rolled out new location technology to help with 111 emergency calls. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JqHc_Oe_eSw
Last year I had a chance to try our Uber Eats before it launched in New Zealand – whilst I was in Canada and the USA. Needless to say UberEats was a really easy to use method of ordering food for delivery. Now it has launched in Auckland so I tried it out by putting...