Travels from: New South Wales
Regarded as the pioneer of Online Retail in Australia
Categories: Entrepreneur, Finance and Investment, Futurists & Future Trends
Full Presenter Profile & Bio
Paul Greenberg is an entrepreneur, psychologist, ecommerce expert, digital futurist and is highly regarded as the pioneer of online retail in Australia. He co-founded Australia’s first online department store, DealsDirect, which has since gone on to list on the Australian Stock Exchange. Now, he is the founder and executive chairman of nora.org.au, The Voice of New Retail in Australia.
Paul is regarded as a pioneer of online retail after co-founding DealsDirect in 2004. He has also worked closely with eBay Australia, building a trading assistants model called Auctionbrokers.
He has worked in several directorship and advisories roles for an assortment of companies including Afterpay, Urge, Criteo, Paperless, ADSone, Reed Exhibition Group and FIRAE.
In 2011, Paul was recognised for his contribution to the growth and development of online retail industry and was awarded the inaugural Industry Recognition Award at the Online Retail Industry Awards.
Two years later, Paul was named as one of Inside Retail’s 50 Most Powerful Retailers.
He is a registered psychologist with a keen interest in organisational psychology and the psychology of entrepreneurship. He is a member of the Australian Institute of Company Directors.
Paul is also an author, having released his first book ‘Africa to the ASX’ which received great success. He is currently writing his second, titled ‘New Retail – It’s Not Online or Offline’.
Paul is a truly engaging speaker whose passion for entrepreneurship, insight, positive spirit, and clarity consistently inspire his audiences. He blends his knowledge in the areas of retail, business, trend and technology, with his background in psychology, to produce a presentation that captures and educates audiences.
Paul's knowledge, insights and passion for new retail really resonated with our delegates. He is a thought leader and his vision for new retail is on point and insightful.
Surf and Boardsports Industry Association
The feedback from the participants who attended has been extremely positive, as they particularly enjoyed the quality of discussion that took place during the panel sessions. Your open and honest comments about observations and challenges faced in the retail industry in the session panel was helpful to the attendees and will hopefully inspire them on their innovation journey.
My thanks to you for your excellent moderation of the panel, as well as management of the Q&A. I heard terrific reports which were not a surprise. You bring energy, insights and humour to everything you do!
Trans-Tasman Business Circle