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 (WorldDJ.com) which grew into Gorilla Voice Media and Cloud Labs (Office 365, Software Development/Services, Consulting).

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Ransomware – it is rapidly getting nastier

Ransomware – it is rapidly getting nastier

Ransomware is a form of malware or computer virus that demands a ransom from its target - and unfortunately for everyone but the cyber criminals - it's impact is increasing - both in New Zealand, and around the world. In the past, the cyber criminals behind ransomware...

Moving NZ Business forward – with Digital Payments

Moving NZ Business forward – with Digital Payments

Many small-medium businesses in New Zealand right now are being forced to look for digital solutions to their challenges. In some cases it’s necessary as there are few other options to operate during the COVID-19 era, in others this pushing forward probably should...

Sharing a Futurist viewpoint with John Campbell on TVNZ Breakfast

Sharing a Futurist viewpoint with John Campbell on TVNZ Breakfast

To kick off 2020 and the new decade, Paul Spain joined John Campbell and Hayley Holt on TVNZ Breakfast on the first episode of the year in order to provide a futurist standpoint on technology and where we are headed in the not too distant future, whilst considering...

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