Arthur Goldstuck is founder of South Africa’s leading independent technology market research organisation, He heads up their research into all aspects of the impact of digital technology on business and consumers. Their clients include many of the world’s major ICT and financial services brands. He is an award-winning writer, analyst and technology commentator, and is quoted by media globally. He has been presented with the Distinguished Service in ICT Award by the Institute of IT Professionals of South Africa,
for contributions to the industry spanning three decades.
He is author of 19 books, including South Africa’s all-time best-selling book on information technology, and has been shortlisted for the Alan Paton Award for Non-fiction. He is founder and editor-in-chief of SA’s oldest consumer technology magazine, and writes a weekly trends column for Business Times in the Sunday Times, Africa’s largest-circulation newspaper. He was named South Africa’s ICT Journalist of the year in the Electronic
category in 2003, has been a judge of the Vodacom Journalist of the Year awards since 2011, and serves on a number of advisory committees in the media and financial services sectors.
Arthur has given talks on the technology future to audiences globally, including the Mobile World Congress in Barcelona and the Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas.
In 2021, he was elected to the ‘Southern African Speakers Hall of Fame’. He is current President of the Johannesburg chapter of the Professional Speakers’ Association of Southern Africa, and serves on its national executive committee.
Among others, his organisation’s ‘Cloud in Africa’ project won the Business-to-Business Marketing category of the 2019 Sabre Awards Africa. In 2022, the global analytics community Esomar named him to the ‘Insights 250 Honour’ roll of the world’s top innovators in market research, enterprise intelligence and data-driven marketing.