Anthony GoonetillekeGroup President Technology & Head of Strategy at Amdocs
Anthony Goonetilleke is group president, technology and head of strategy at Amdocs. He and the corporate strategy team are responsible for formulating the strategy of the company, as well as developing and executing on long-term growth plans aligned with the company’s purpose and vision.
Anthony also heads the company’s product and technology groups, responsible for creating industryleading cloud platforms that meet rapidly evolving market needs, scale efficiently and provide immediate business benefits to service providers and their customers. In Amdocs Open Network, his focus is on enabling service providers to rapidly deploy and optimize networks, flexibly create and launch new services, and accurately and reliably operate and assure network services. Under his purview, Amdocs Media is responsible for serving the largest Hollywood studios, more than 600 independent studios and delivering content on the cloud to more than 1,000 distributors around the world.
Anthony has more than 20 years of progressive experience in a variety of senior roles at Amdocs, including as president of the AT&T division, where he was responsible for the relationship with the company’s largest customer. He was also the driving force behind Inspire, a cross-company women’s leadership program aimed at identifying, encouraging and creating a career pathway for the next-generation of women leaders. Most recently, he was the executive sponsor of the company’s North American Diversity & Inclusion programs.
Anthony began his career with Amdocs in 1999 in Melbourne, Australia and was instrumental in building the first managed services outsourced data center for a Telstra subsidiary.
Prior to joining the company, he was part of the team that led the development of one of the first IP-based heterogeneous networks for the University of Melbourne, and was an active developer within the early Linux community during the 90s.
Anthony has an MBA from the Van Loan School of Graduate Studies in Boston and a Bachelor of Science from Victoria University in Melbourne.