Dec 19, 2022
How civil engineering can guide the future of telecommunications, with Mark Potter, CIO, Optus
We can be so passionate about tech that we can get caught up in its concepts and capabilities. But what is at the core of all technology?
Our guest today, Mark Potter, the Chief Information Officer at Optus, says “that great technology is a result of people.”
“As a CIO, I think that great technology is a result of people. The paradox is great Technology is all about the people, and that's absolutely true across banking and telecommunications.”
Mark’s fascinating career evolved from studying civil engineering to eventually working in the banking and telecommunications industries. The through line for him has always been a desire to come up with solutions to challenges.
Tune in for more of Mark’s story and learn how he keeps perspective on what he values the most. Enjoy this episode!