Jon O’Brien

As head of Telstra’s Government business in Queensland, Jon is responsible for the overall relationship between Telstra and Queensland Government, leveraging Telstra’s capability to support Queensland Government achieve their goals of growing a 4 pillar economy.

Jon has over 20 years experience in the ICT industry, commencing his career in Telstra, designing and building Telecommunications infrastructure across North Queensland, including the Cape and Torres strait Islands. Jon has held many roles in Telstra across the disciplines of Engineering, Marketing, Product Development and Sales. Jon holds a Bachelor degree of Electrical and Electronic Engineering (CPEng, MIEAust), a Bachelor degree of Economics and has completed post graduate management studies at the Australian Graduate School of Management and Macquarie Graduate School of Management.

Jon is Deputy Chair of the AIIA Queensland branch and represented Telstra during Queensland 2010/2011 Floods and Cyclone Yasi at the State’s Disaster Management Group meetings and Brisbane’s Local Disaster Management group meetings.