Mark Sanders

Mark Sanders

Chief Architect, Telstra

Mark is transformational leader working in the intersection between IT, networks, media, cloud, and telecommunications.

Mark stands at the forefront of emerging technology for Telco’s: Orchestration, API’s and Automation of network functions and services.  Leading the innovation that will transform how Telco’s build, activate and lifecycle Services.

In his current role as Chief Architect, Mark leads the creation of enterprise and cross domain architecture blueprints, strategies, and technology patterns for Telstra.   Mark works with Telco’s and Standards Development Organizations, to play a key role in shaping the industry and Telco Architectures

Mark has previously held the role of Group Owner of Orchestration where he advocated the use of Telco domain driven design principles and open API’s.  Mark has also held leadership positions in Digital Media, responsible for growing Telstra’s B2B Enterprise Media portfolio including Content Delivery Networks, Digital Video Network, Global Media Network, Cloud Broadcast Operations and Transcoding Headend.

Mark is based in Melbourne, Australia.