Arthur Goldstuck

Goldstuck is an award-winning writer, analyst and technology commentator and speaker, providing understanding of technology issues to media and businesses globally. He has presented and been a panel moderator at the Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas. As an acclaimed speaker, Arthur presents his insights to audiences across the globe.  In his latest talk, he addresses the technology revolution that is changing the world of business, bringing with it massive challenges that highlight a deep flaw in the future.

The author of 19 books and editor-in-chief of South Africa’s first online consumer technology magazine, Gadget.co.za, Goldstuck’s weekly column is the most-widely syndicated technology column in South Africa, appearing in The Citizen and Huffington Post, among others. He writes a weekly technology trends column for South Africa’s largest circulation newspaper, the Sunday Times.

He is regularly called upon by local and international media to provide commentary on technology news, trends and events. He has appeared frequently on CNN, CNBC Africa, SABC TV and eNCA, and is the resident “tech expert” on the weekly Talking Tech show on SAFM.

As an industry analyst, he heads an IT-focused research organisation which leads ground-breaking market research into how change is affecting business and society. His organisation produces the most widely-accepted statistics for Internet use in South Africa and has conducted research across Africa since 2001. Arthur oversees projects ranging from ecommerce, mobile business and digital banking to the factors that make small and medium enterprises more competitive.

He has been  and an international judge in both the GSMA Global Mobile Awards in Barcelona and the Cannes International Advertising Festival – and he has judged the ‘Vodacom Journalist of the Year Awards since 2011.

In 2013, The Institute of IT Professionals of South Africa presented him with the Distinguished Service in ICT Award for his contribution to the industry, and named him an Honorary Fellow of the Institute.

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