Business | Innovation

Paul Spain

Paul Spain is a highly-regarded technology expert, entrepreneur, and public speaker, with a passion for harnessing the power of technology to drive innovation and mitigate risk.

As a futurist, he focuses on both short and long-term perspectives, ensuring his insights remain relevant and impactful in an ever-evolving digital landscape.

As the host of the NZ Tech Podcast, which reached #1 on iTunes NZ, Paul has become a respected voice in the technology and business communities. He frequently appears on television as a commentator, providing analysis and commentary on a range of technology-related topics. In addition, Paul hosts the NZ Business Podcast, sharing valuable insights and engaging conversations with business leaders.

As a successful entrepreneur, Paul has founded multiple companies, including Gorilla Technology (IT Services), Gorilla Cybersecurity, Gorilla Voice Media (incorporating World Podcasts and Podcasts NZ), further showcasing his dedication to technology and innovation.

Paul's approach to technology centres on two key perspectives: Tech Leverage and Risk Mitigation.

He emphasises the strategic use of technology to drive benefits for organisations, while simultaneously taking action to minimise the risks associated with technology adoption. As a public speaker, both locally and internationally, he shares his wealth of knowledge and expertise on these subjects with a wide range of audiences.