Joseph Smith is the Director Products Cloud Business Singtel-Optus. In this role Smith lead out the execution of the Singtel-Optus Cloud Product Vision and Strategy. Helping enable organisations to explore new business ideas and innovations through Singtel-Optus’ Cloud products and services. Responsible for developing integrated Product Roadmaps and sourcing required board level stakeholder agreement and investment. Smith’s goals for organisations is to create platforms and services that are modernised allowing organisations the ability to have the building blocks to drive innovation and respond to customer and market demands. Smith relishes the challenge of integrating and transforming customers’ traditional technologies into new these modern services, ensuring existing investments are fully leveraged and incorporated into new hybrid cloud solutions.
Before joining Optus, Smith worked as a Strategic Programs Manager for at HP, working for the COO and was responsible for the data centre portfolio that generated in the hundreds of millions in annual revenue and worked on companywide initiatives to drive revenue and cost improvements. Smith has 22 years’ experience in the ICT industry spanning most functions technical, projects, delivery, business operations, sales and business unit management. Smith has a Diploma of Business, from the Australian Institute of Management and an MBA from the Australian Institute of Business.