Jamie Chard joined Freestyle in August 2014 as Chief Technology Officer. Jamie commenced his career as a telecommunications engineer in the early 1990s. After spending nine years at Telstra Research Laboratories developing technologies such as ATM, Intelligent Networks, Voice over IP, MPLS, and early social media applications, Jamie moved into Telstra’s main engineering arm. Jamie was responsible for the delivery of a number of cutting-edge technology products, including the content systems and products for Telstra’s NextG network launch, and the definition of corporate technology strategies. Since leaving Telstra Jamie has worked in the UK and Australia developing new business initiatives, concentrating on technology strategy, building engineering capability, product definition and management, policy formulation, industry engagement and regulatory aspects. Jamie has a passion for achieving outcomes, through drive, focus and team building.