Michael Cihra

VP, IoT and Insights , Telus

Recognized for developing new businesses in mobile, IoT and enterprise software, Michael’s entrepreneurial technology career has spanned two continents. As Vice President, IoT and Insights for TELUS Business, Michael leads an innovative product, sales and care team responsible for delivering digital transformation and analytics solutions to businesses and governments across Canada.

Prior to joining TELUS in 2016, Michael spent seven years with Telstra, most recently as Senior Vice President, Emerging Business, leading the strategy and initiatives to create growth businesses in IoT software. As Director of IoT, he built the leading IoT product, services and partnerships business in the region, culminating in Telstra being awarded Frost & Sullivan’s machine-to-machine (M2M) service provider of the year for Asia Pacific in 2014. Michael also co-led the creation of the M2M World Alliance – a global partnership of mobile operators for multinational customers to wirelessly connect their products to the Internet using local providers.

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