TALATEK: Creating a Digital Economy

Sudhir Ispahani, Founder and CEO, Alpha Global Partners

Sudhir Ispahani has led a distinguished career driving transformative technology advancements, while being an active global voice in the pioneering evolution of telecommunications and broadband developments around the globe. He has guided technology divisions of international and Fortune 100 companies. Currently, Sudhir is focused on investing back into the industries and causes that will make a difference for next-generation leaders. 

A highly sought-after strategist, investor, advisor and board member for companies focused on the next wave of disruptive technology innovation, Sudhir invests a significant amount of his time mentoring, advising and serving as a life coach to global leaders. He gives back by developing young executives who are revolutionizing communication technology.

Relying on his executive-level experience building some of the most complex communication networks in the world, Sudhir advises companies and C-suite leaders while investing in the future of innovative, revolutionary technologies.

As the founding Chief Technology Officer and Chairman of the Technology board, Sudhir successfully helped propel the early innovation and thought leadership position of Chello Broadband, United Global Communications, United Pan European Communications, Liberty Global and as a C suite executive at MCI Telecommunications. These accomplishments aided in his ability to lead the extension of telecommunications and broadband technology to 18 countries across three continents. This global experience bolsters his understanding of the technological, financial and operational strategies that transform startups into leading industry powerhouses.

Sudhir is also the founder of Master’s Peace Foundation, a U.S.-based charity with programs that support the under-privileged around the globe. This foundation reflects Sudhir’s thoughtful and compassionate approach to business and life.

Recently, Sudhir has turned his energy toward writing and media projects, including authoring several soon-to-be-released books and his already launched podcast “Cracking the Code with Sudhir Ispahani.”

Sudhir stays active as the Founder and CEO of Alpha Global Partners, advising global technology and corporate leaders in the board room and the C suite. He is also an active investor in emerging and next-generation technology startups in Silicon Valley and around the world. His life motto is “It is better to give than it is to receive.”

Mike Baukes, coFounder and coCEO, UpGuard

Mike is the Co-founder and Co-CEO of UpGuard, a global cybersecurity company headquartered in Hobart, Australia. Prior to founding UpGuard in 2012, Mike worked in senior technology and M&A roles for financial institutions such as ANZ, Lloyds Banking Group, and Commonwealth Bank of Australia, leading teams in technology and strategy. UpGuard protects hundreds of organizations, including NASA, the New York Stock Exchange, Accenture and HP. With an unrivalled track record, UpGuard is also renowned for discovering and securing a multitude of data breaches implicating institutions such as Facebook, Amazon, the Republican National Committee and Aggregate IQ. Mike is Samoan and currently lives in Tazmania.

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2 replies on “TALATEK: Creating a Digital Economy”

Just tapped into this program and tried to watch the full recording of Cybersecurity, July 23, 2020 as well as Teleheatlh, August 27, 2020. Please advise as I am getting warning signals when I click on each of these items sent. Thank you.

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