Award-Winning Writer, Technology Analyst and Commentator
Arthur Goldstuck heads the World Wide Worx research organisation, leading groundbreaking research into how change is affecting business and society, and presents his insights to audiences across the globe. World Wide Worx produces the most widely accepted statistics for Internet use in South Africa.
Goldstuck is also an award-winning writer, analyst and commentator on Internet, mobile and business and consumer technologies. In 2013, the Institute of IT Professionals of South Africa named him as recipient of the 2013 Distinguished Service in ICT Award, and made him an Honorary Fellow of the Institute. As a journalist, he was news editor of the Weekly Mail (now the Mail & Guardian), South African correspondent for Billboard, and a freelance feature writer for the Times of London, among other.
He publishes the online consumer technology magazine Gadget.co.za, and is author of 19 books. His weekly gadgets column is the most widely syndicated technology column in South Africa. He also writes a weekly technology trends column for Business Times in the Sunday Times, South Africa’s largest-circulation newspaper. He provides commentary on technology and communications issues to both local and international media.
In 2014, the Minister of Communications appointed Goldstuck to South Africa’s National Broadband Advisory Council.
Arthur’s presentations are tailored to meet the client’s objectives – his topics include:
- State of the Digital Nation 2015
- Key digital trends in Africa
- Key digital trends in South Africa
- Big data and the future of business
- The digital future
- Social South Africa: the new voice of the consumer
- E-commerce, payments and the retail future in SA
- How the Internet will change your life in the next ten years
- South Africa 2025 – after the communications revolution
- The Hitchhiker’s Guide to the New Mobile Consumer
- The mobile corporation
- Africa’s mobile past, present and future
- The blueprint for small business success
- The new mobile consumer: understanding the users and their usage
- The mobile Internet: how it is changing your world