Paul Budde is the Managing Director of Paul Budde Communication Pty Limited, trading as BuddeComm (www.budde.com.au) an independent telecommunications research and consultancy organisation. BuddeComm has 15 senior analysts and a large international network of researchers and telecoms experts.
The BuddeComm publications provide strategic telecommunications industry business information on the telecommunications and digital economy markets covering 190 countries, 500 telecoms companies and 200 technologies and applications.
Through BuddeComm Paul develops strategic plans for interactive services, including:
As part of his consultancy service Paul conducts in-house Strategic Workshops for organisations and individual business executives globally. His regular Roundtables have offered updates and analyses of topical developments, with a focus on networking, facilitating and discussion.
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Paul has acted as policy adviser to Governments in Australia, New Zealand, USA, Netherlands. Ireland, Qatar and the UK on matters such as:
Paul has also led a team of international experts in the creation of five BigThink reports for the Obama Team:
UN Broadband Commission for Digital Development
This last report was also presented by Paul to the Ministers for Communications in Australia and New Zealand and to the Minister for Economic Affairs in the Netherlands.
He has been integrally involved with the Australian Government in the strategic developments that led to the National Broadband Network (NBN) and to national smart grid policies.
Paul has also been involved in the development of the concept of trans-sector thinking; looking at the economic and social multiplier effect that infrastructure has to offer to other sectors such as healthcare, education, energy and the environment.
In 2009 he discussed this in personal meetings with President’s Obama technology advisor in the White House, as well as with senior people within the US Administration and the FCC. In Geneva he also met with the ITU Secretary General, Dr Hamadoun Touré. This, in 2010 led to the formation of the UN Broadband Commission for Digital Development to which he is their special adviser. for more information on paul’s involvement see Buddecomm's international broadband and trans-sector activities.
Furthermore, Paul has taken on a major role in the following forums:
He has given presentations at the following industry events:
Chairman and Presenter at over 100 industry conferences, such as:
Paul is called upon as an expert contributor, as follows:
Paul has also been given recognition within the industry:
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