President US Buzzbar
Paul Armstrong is a leading strategist, author and speaker on the future of technology, disruption, retail innovation, media industry, social technologies, consumer technology, mobile innovation, IoT, Martech/Adtech, start-ups and the start-up ecosystem. Currently, Paul is helping scale Buzzbar, the on-demand, pay-as-you-go digital marketing and production service. Paul previously created and ran the emerging technology advisory HERE/FORTH whose clients included PwC, Coca-Cola, O2, P&G, jkrGlobal and MEC.
Paul is regularly seen on the BBC and News at Ten, when industry comment is called for, and currently writes for a number of publications, including Forbes, Reuters, Cool Hunting, Evening Standard and Short List. Paul’s first book, ‘Disruptive Technologies’, offers organizations a distinct response to emerging technologies including Blockchain (Bitcoin), artificial intelligence, graphene and nanotechnology and other external factors – such as the sharing economy, mobile penetration, millennial workforce, ageing populations – that impact on their business, client service and product model. ‘Disruptive Technologies’ became a best seller on Amazon with pre-orders alone. Paul is also co-host of the TechTalk show podcast and a founding member of the Good Technology Collective.