Telstra Purple Ambassador Program

Celebrating thought leadership

Blazing a trail and achieving recognition as an industry thought leader takes investment, effort and most importantly, community support. Our Ambassador Program enables our experts, advocators and innovators on their unique journey, celebrating and elevating them each step of the way.

Passion, industry-leading expertise and an unrivalled commitment to serving our community

This is what makes Purple hum. Our Ambassadors bring this in spades every day. We see the time, effort and dedication it takes to hone their craft. We know that their journey is as unique as they are.

That’s why our program offers bespoke support, amplification and connection to the opportunities that matter to them – in the market, the industry and at Purple. We invest in our Ambassadors and their ambitions, and they invest in our people, helping us to cultivate the next generation of thought leaders at Purple. Simple.

Best-in-class learning content

Community hangs to share and care

Ambassador events and masterclasses

Meet our Purple Ambassadors

Glenn Carmichael

Apple Ambassador, passionate UX expert, mountain biking daredevil.

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John Powell

Cyber security mogul, keynote speaker, director and founder.

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Scott Baldwin

AWS Partner Ambassador, blogging aficionado, serverless advocate, Argentinean tango dancer.

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Mohamed Meligy

Servant leader, community builder, StackOverflow extraordinaire, avid reader and music fan.

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Ben Cromie

Modern Workplace legend, collaboration champion, blogging superstar, Formula 1 tragic.

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Jason Wood

AWS geek, Managed Services cheerleader, blogger, Star Wars fanatic.

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Martin Cairney

Microsoft MVP, conference legend, SQL hero, football superstar.

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Ross Chiswell

Cloud guru, wine connoisseur, roundtable extraordinaire.

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Saeb Amini

Microsoft ecosystem maestro, sometime blogger and public speaker, aspiring flamenco guitarist.

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Randi Ratnayake

Epic cloud architect, DevOps expert, vivid consultant, next-gen mentor.

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David Gibb

Enterprise resilience champion, data and automation aficionado.

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James Arber

Microsoft MVP, Unified Communications master, hint of "Mad Scientist", dash of car nut.

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Amanda Pitcher

People-centric Designer, inquisitive question-asker, storyteller.

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Will Baltyn

Cyber Defence legend, inclusion advocate, mentor and metaphor master.

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Dan Whitmarsh

Digital transformation leader, UI/UX advocate, wannabe wine connoisseur, fantasy football diva.

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Stuart Low

Security superstar, presenting and training legend.

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