Meet the Telstra Wholesale team

Our experienced management team, highly skilled technical staff and friendly account teams are committed to going further to help you achieve your goals. We have the people with the skills your business needs to drive your competitive advantage. Read on to learn a little more about our leadership team and the way we have structured our business to respond to your needs.


Our leadership
Our management team is a group of highly experienced professionals that lead our business and future direction.

Our staff

Product managers
Our product managers are there to make solutions that support your approach to market. This team works closely with the engineering teams across Telstra to understand new capabilities from our IT and infrastructure vendors. Where we see opportunities to apply these capabilities, we test these ideas with our customers before incorporating into our product roadmap.


Technical consultants
Senior Technical Consultants are our product and technical experts, offering broad in-depth knowledge of Telstra Wholesale’s offerings.

Brendon Riley
Telstra InfraCo CEO

Brendon Riley became the CEO of Telstra InfraCo on 1 October 2018. In this role Brendon is responsible for efficiently leveraging Telstra’s significant portfolio of assets, ensuring it maintains and monetises these assets and meets its obligations to wholesale customers. Brendon also continues to be responsible for the Telstra Health business.


Brendon previously led Telstra Enterprise where he was responsible for providing services to thousands of enterprise, government and international wholesale customers. Telstra Enterprise has revenues in excess of A$8 billion per annum and operations in 20 countries.


Brendon joined Telstra in 2011 as Chief Operations Officer (COO) with responsibility for all aspects of Telstra’s operating environment, including networks, field services and the NBN. During his time as COO, Telstra deployed its award winning 4G LTE mobile network, developed its Network Applications and Services business and transformed the division’s operating model to align with the company’s long-term strategy.


Prior to joining Telstra, Brendon spent more than 25 years with IBM and held a number of senior executive positions in Europe, Asia and Australia, including the Head of Europe and CEO of the United Kingdom and Ireland. 


Brendon is currently a member of the boards of Foxtel, Ooyala and Telstra Ventures. He has also served as a member of the President’s Council of the Confederation of British Industry and as a Director of the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation and the Australian Chamber Orchestra.


Brendon has a Bachelor of Business in Information Processing from the Western Australian Institute of Technology (now Curtin University).



Brendon Riley
Dino Georgiou
Executive Customer Success, Telstra InfraCo
Bronwyn Clere

Dino is the Executive Customer Success at Telstra InfraCo, with responsibility for sales, business development, marketing and the commercial management of InfraCo’s active and passive business. He is also responsible for leading Telstra InfraCo’s customer relationships including Telstra Ltd, nbn and wholesale customers.


Prior to his current role Dino was InfraCo’s Strategy Executive, setting the long-term strategy for InfraCo’s business working with the Senior Leadership team and delivering range of critical functions including business planning, transformation, and risk & compliance.


Dino was also the Executive responsible for leading the legal restructure of Telstra Corporation, involving the establishment of a new holding company for the Telstra Group, the creation of new subsidiaries, and the transferring of assets and staff to the new subsidiaries via a scheme of arrangement. The restructure, which became operational earlier this year, was one of the largest and most complex in Australian corporate history.


Dino, who is based in Melbourne, has 20+ years’ experience in the ICT industry, and has also held senior leadership positions at Telstra including as InfraCo’s Executive for the National Broadband Network, and in Telstra Enterprise Australia where he led Technology Sales for Cloud, Network & Security solutions and Public Sector Sales for Victoria and Tasmania. Dino has also served in senior marketing, commercial and regulatory roles in Telstra Wholesale and Telstra Regulatory.


A former corporate lawyer specialising in banking, finance and commercial, Dino has also served as a Senior Adviser for Federal Ministers of Finance, with responsibility for Asset Sales, IT Outsourcing and oversight of the Commonwealth Government Business Enterprises and the Minister for Defence on acquisitions and procurement, major projects and industry.


Dino has also served as a Chair and Director of State Trustees, Victoria.


Dino holds degrees in Law (Hons) and Commerce from the University of Melbourne.

Maria Tsiaplis
Chief Customer Officer, Telstra InfraCo
Bronwyn Clere

Maria leads InfraCo's direct and indirect sales and service teams, focusing on fostering partnerships with our customers and channels to drive their success. Our objective is to become the preferred digital infrastructure provider for key customer segments and channels. The team is dedicated to delivering exceptional customer experiences, building a reputation for world-class specialist expertise, and providing world class digital solutions to our customers.


Before taking on this role, Maria played a pivotal role as an executive leading the corporate legal restructuring, a critical initiative supporting Telstra's growth strategy.


With over two decades of experience in ICT, encompassing both direct and indirect sales and strategy with companies such as Verizon and AAPT , Maria's journey began at Telstra in 2003, where she initially led the service provider group at Telstra Wholesale. Maria assumed various leadership roles across Telstra, including her role as the Head of Global Partner Development for Telstra Enterprise. In this capacity, she oversaw the design and execution of indirect sales strategy and channel transformation for more than 400 partners. Furthermore, Maria led the Sales Operations function at Telstra Enterprise, with a specific focus on enhancing efficiency and effectiveness within the Australian enterprise sales organisation.


Maria holds a Bachelor of Commerce Degree in Strategic Management from Monash University and, in 2018, successfully completed the Australian Institute of Company Directors course.