Group Executive, Telstra Enterprise
Brendon Riley is the Group Executive, Telstra Enterprise, which is responsible for providing services to thousands of enterprise, government and international wholesale customers. With revenues in excess of A$8 billion per annum and operations in 20 countries, Telstra Enterprise offers connectivity, platforms, applications and tailored industry solutions to its enterprise and government customers and operates the largest submarine cable network in the Asia Pacific region.
Mr Riley joined Telstra in 2011 as Chief Operating Officer (COO) with responsibility for all aspects of Telstra’s operating environment including networks, field services and the National Broadband Network. During his time as COO, Telstra deployed its award winning 4G LTE mobile network, developed the Network Applications and Services business and transformed the division’s operating model to align to the company’s long term strategy.
Prior to joining Telstra, Brendon spent more than 25 years with IBM and held a number of senior executive positions in Europe, Asia and Australia, including the Head of Europe and CEO of the United Kingdom and Ireland.
Mr Riley is currently a member of the boards of Foxtel, Ooyala and Telstra Ventures. He has also served as a member of the President’s Council of the Confederation of British Industry and as a director of the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation and the Australian Chamber Orchestra.
Mr Riley holds a Bachelor of Business in Information Processing from the Western Australian Institute of Technology (now Curtin University).