Erez Yarkoni is the Chief Information Officer of Telstra, Australia’s largest telecommunications company. Yarkoni oversees the alignment of technology solutions, platforms and architecture while leading the organization through a transformation spearheaded by digital innovation. He also heads up Telstra’s cloud strategy both domestically and internationally. Yarkoni is highly regarded as a technology thought leader with more than 20 years experience in the software and telecommunication sectors. Prior to Telstra, he served as CIO for T-Mobile USA and held senior leadership positions at large global companies. Yarkoni holds an M.B.A from Southern Methodist University and a BS in Mathematics from University of Haifa.