CTO / Australia & New Zealand: Michael Darchy is the Chief Technology Officer of telecommunications company, Avaya, the multinational corporation privately held (TPG Capital and Silver Lake Partners), which engineers, designs, manufactures, and sells as a global provider of business communications and collaboration systems.

Michael is an experienced presenter of innovation, with a strong understanding of system architecture and leads the technology vision, implementation and adoption of innovation to create a competitive advantage.

Prior to Avaya, Michael was the Global Account Director at Nortel, a multinational telecommunications and data networking equipment manufacturer for seven years