Anthony Goonetilleke leads the Amdocs Media, Network and Technology organizations globally for Amdocs, responsible for formulating their vision(s) and executing on their respective strategies. Under his purview, Amdocs Media is responsible for serving the six largest Hollywood studios & more than 600 independent studios, and delivering content on the cloud to more than 1,000 distributors around the world. He defined a three-pillar strategy around distribution excellence, insights & analytics, and monetization to power the direct-to-consumer experience. Similarly, the Network organization is focused on driving improved customer experiences by creating orchestration, automation and network virtualization (NFV) solutions that enable agile service delivery. In Technology, Anthony maintains a focus on creating platforms that meet the rapidly evolving market needs, scale efficiently and provide immediate business benefits to service providers and their customers.
Most recently, Anthony served as the Group President of Amdocs Technology, responsible for Amdocs’ product and R&D units. In this capacity, he led the charge of re-architecting Amdocs products to embrace microservices, developing cloud native offerings, adopting and contributing to open source, and strengthening Amdocs’ partner ecosystem.
Previous senior roles at Amdocs include president of the AT&T division, responsible for the relationship with the company’s largest customer; he was also president of Amdocs’ Advertising and Media practice, in which he oversaw Amdocs’ relations with advertising service providers, media publishers and ad agencies. Anthony has also been the driving force behind Inspire, a cross-company women’s leadership program aimed at identifying, encouraging, and creating a career pathway for the next-generation of women leaders.
Anthony began his career with Amdocs in 1999 in Melbourne, Australia and was instrumental in building the first managed services outsourced data center for a Telstra subsidiary. His progression through the company included management roles supporting service providers in Australia and the United States, the likes of Verizon, Bell Canada and more. Prior to joining Amdocs, Anthony led the development of one of the first IP-based heterogeneous networks for the University of Melbourne, and was an active developer within the early Linux community during the 90s.
Anthony has an MBA from the Van Loan School of Graduate Studies in Boston and a Bachelor of Science from Victoria University in Melbourne.