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Guy Lupo General Manager – Head of Orchestration & Data 2020 at Telstra


Guy is a serial corporate disruptor, entrepreneur and a catalyst for technology transformation leading innovation in multinational corporation and start-up companies.

Over the last five years Guy has been focusing on the challenges and solutions to enable service providers to adopt and monetize SDN/NFV technologies including pioneering commercial initiative for virtualized internet gateways, L2 On-demand connectivity, SD-WAN, Self-Healing networks, and software defined operations.

Currently at Telstra Guy is the Head of Orchestration & Data for Telstra Networks Evolution 2020 leading the vision and implementation of SDN/NFV Orchestration, API Automation and Data modelling to enable Telstra Networks to evolve into a fully functional software defined networks as a services.

Prior to this role Guy has been leading the technology strategy for the Enterprise Products Engineering in Telstra. Guy’s technology leadership spans over 26 years as a business partner and International leader in the service provider space, security, networking, IT Automation, and virtualization with Telstra, CA Inc., Checkpoint, BMC Software, Microsoft, Cisco, Blue Reef MSP, Port Authority (Websense).