Evangelism & Ecosystem Engagement Lead -
Technology Innovation & Strategy
Frank Arrigo is responsible for Evangelism & Ecosystem Engagement, in Telstra’s Technology Innovation & Strategy group, based out of CTO&I. Frank originally joined the Telstra Software Group, and was responsible for Telstra’s API Strategy.
Before Telstra, Frank was with Microsoft for 22 ½ years, where he most recently was a Principal Technical Evangelist in Microsoft’s Developer & Platform Evangelism (DPE) field evangelism team. Frank had been based in Seattle from 2007 to 2011 where he led the Technical Evangelist community for DPE. Frank joined Microsoft Australia in May 1991, and held a variety of roles within the company over the years, ranging from being the first CTO of the ninemsn joint venture in Australia, driving Windows Media business development in Asia Pacific, and managing the early technology trials of Microsoft’s Interactive TV in Seattle. Outside of work, Frank has four digital natives, who keep him on his toes; an awesome wife, who puts up with him; and a blindly optimistic supporter of the St Kilda Football Club.