Dr. Fawad Nazir is currently a Principal Enterprise Architect in Chief Technology Office at Telstra Corporation Australia. In this role he is responsible for defining the future strategic direction for business and operational systems that support complete portfolio of Telstra’s products and services. Fawad has previously held senior enterprise and solution architecture roles in NSW Department of Finance, Service and Innovation and Optus. He has worked in various different industries including finance, telecommunication, astro-physics, partial-physics, research and development and software engineering. He holds an undergraduate degree in computer science. He was at Stanford University as a post-graduate researcher working at Stanford Linear Accelerator Centre. He also completed his PhD in Electrical Engineering from University of New South Wales Australia and currently pursuing his executive MBA from the same university.