Mr. Mike Wright

Group Managing Director of Networks, Telstra

Mike Wright is the Group Managing Director of Networks in Telstra Operations. Mike leads Telstra’s engineering and construction capabilities for all fixed, wireless and media networks end to end.

With more than 35 years’ experience in telecommunications, Mike has made a significant contribution to the evolution of Telstra’s mobile network to what is a world class, and Australia’s largest nationwide LTE/HSPA network.

Mike has been highly engaged in world leading network technology developments in the wireless, fixed and media fields including Australian and World leading deployment of new spectrum bands and new technologies including LTE-A, Gigabit LTE, VoLTE, VoWiFi, Cat M1, NB-IoT and LTE Broadcast capabilities as well as the evolution to Next Generation Optical transport, SDN/NFV and Media optimised networks.

Mike is regular presenter and influencer at international forums throughout Europe, Asia and the Americas.