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Arthur Goldstuck

Editor-in-chief, Gadget.co.za

Arthur Goldstuck is an award-winning writer, analyst and technology commentator, providing understanding of technology issues to local and international media. 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 made him an Honorary Fellow of the Institute.

Goldstuck is editor-in-chief of South Africa’s first online consumer technology magazine Gadget.co.za, launched in 1998, and is author of 19 books. His weekly gadgets column is the most widely syndicated technology column in South Africa. He writes a weekly trends column for Business Times in the Sunday Times, South Africa’s largest-circulation newspaper.

As an analyst, he heads the World Wide Worx research organisation, leading groundbreaking market research into how change is affecting business and society, and presents his findings and insights to audiences across the globe. World Wide Worx produces the most widely accepted statistics for Internet use in South Africa, and has conducted research across Africa since 2001.

He has been an international judge in the GSMA Global Mobile Awards in Barcelona, the Cannes International Advertising Festival, and the AfricaCom Awards in Cape Town, and has judged the Vodacom Journalist of the Year Awards since 2011.