Noel Jarrett

Chief Data and AI Officer, Telstra

Noel Jarrett

Speaker Bio

Noel Jarrett is the Chief Data & AI Officer for Telstra, Australia’s leading telecommunications company and national brand. Noel is responsible for delivering Telstra’s:


data & artificial intelligence (AI) strategy,

data & AI architecture,

data & AI governance, and

data & AI management.


Noel has deep Data, AI, ML, cyber security & engineering experience in technology businesses in Australasia. This spans the strategic, technical, operational and cultural issues faced by a ‘challenger’ greenfield start-up, through to a mature market leader. His unique blend of leadership skills, pioneering vision, operational expertise, financial acumen, and process & systems focus, along with his customer advocacy, stakeholder and talent management, enables him to accelerate transformational change in highly complex, dynamic environments.