Jorge Fernandes

Jorge Fernandes

Group CTO, Singtel

Jorge Fernandes was appointed Group Chief Technology on 1 June 2023. He leads the Group’s technology strategy and transformation of its networks and businesses across Singapore and Australia. Effective 1 April 2024, he is serving as acting MD for Optus Networks.

Jorge has more than 26 years of experience in the tech industry. He started his career as an engineer working in South Africa, before joining Cisco. Most recently, Jorge served as Chief Technology Information Officer at Rogers, Canada’s largest wireless company, where he led the deployment of Canada’s first and largest 5G network. He also oversaw Rogers’ IT and digital strategy. Prior to joining Rogers, Jorge had a 15-year career at Vodafone, with his last role there as Chief Technology Officer at Vodafone UK.

Jorge served on the University of Waterloo Stratford School Advisory Board and was active on several boards and organisations including the Toronto Metropolitan University’s Cybersecure Catalyst, AMDOCS and Salesforce Customer Advisory Boards. He was also the Chair of the Board of CTIL, a tower company joint venture between Vodafone and Telefonica (O2).

Jorge holds a Licentiate degree in Economics and Business Management from Autonomous University of Lisbon and he completed the Católica Lisbon/ Kellogg School of Management Advanced Management Program.

FutureNet Asia 2024

Day One
Tuesday 17 September 2024
Go to session
09:15 AM
Keynote CxO Panel Discussion: The Future Telco - Unlocking new revenue and monetising networks
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