Telstra Purple Ambassador Program

Celebrating thought leadership

Achieving recognition as an industry thought leader takes investment, effort and most importantly, community support . Our Ambassador Program supports our people to develop thought leadership capabilities, while celebrating and elevating them each step of the way.

It’s the passion and cutting-edge expertise of our people that makes Purple hum

We’re inspired every day by their dedication to serving our community and the industry, so much so that we created a program to better support, enable and celebrate their incredible achievements and contributions .

From aspiring thought leaders yet to start their journey, to industry recognised experts ready to grow their brand; our Ambassador Program has something to help every participant on their way.

Best-in-class learning content

Community hangs to share and care

Ambassador events and masterclasses

Tiered thought leadership recognition

Meet our Purple Ambassadors

Glenn Carmichael

Apple Ambassador, passionate UX expert, mountain biking daredevil.

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John Powell

Cyber security mogul, keynote speaker, director and founder.

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Nanthan Rasiah

AWS Partner Ambassador, cloud solutions guru, certification extraordinaire.

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Kristy Sachse

Design and strategy genius, influential speaker, social media aficionado, whimsical crafter.

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Scott Baldwin

AWS Partner Ambassador, blogging aficionado, serverless advocate, Argentinean tango dancer.

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Paul Glavich

DevSecOps and Augmented/Virtual/Mixed reality legend, martial artist, Xbox lover.

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Tyler Nielsen

Joy creator, user advocate, dream builder and pudding specialist.

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Mohamed Meligy

Servant leader, community builder, StackOverflow extraordinaire, avid reader and music fan.

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Ben Cromie

Modern Workplace legend, collaboration champion, blogging superstar, Formula 1 tragic.

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Rod Sampera

Product design oracle, music virtuoso, storyteller.

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Martin Cairney

Microsoft MVP, conference legend, SQL hero, football superstar.

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Ross Chiswell

Cloud guru, wine connoisseur, roundtable extraordinaire.

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Saeb Amini

Microsoft ecosystem maestro, sometime blogger and public speaker, aspiring flamenco guitarist.

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Randi Ratnayake

Epic cloud architect, DevOps expert, vivid consultant, next-gen mentor.

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David Gibb

Enterprise resilience champion, data and automation aficionado.

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James Arber

Microsoft MVP, Unified Communications master, hint of "Mad Scientist", dash of car nut.

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