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BAI Communications (BAI) announced today that Stephen Farrugia, Chief Technology Officer, has been accepted into Forbes Technology Council, an invitation-only community for world-class CIOs, CTOs, and technology executives.

Stephen was selected by a review committee based on the depth and diversity of his experience. Criteria for acceptance include a track record of successfully impacting business growth metrics, as well as personal and professional achievements and honours.

In an era where technology is driving innovation at an ever-increasing pace, Stephen has consistently been at the forefront of advancing services and their networks to create a digital future for Australia, demonstrating exceptional leadership and ingenuity. His extensive experience, spanning over 30 years includes assessing digital transmission standards, conducting system trials, participating in industry standardisation groups, and leading other key programs for the industry. This membership solidifies Stephen’s position as a key influencer and contributor to the broadcast, critical communications, and telecommunications industries – redefining what’s possible.

“We are delighted to announce that Stephen Farrugia has joined the ranks of the Forbes Technology Council. Our mission is to assemble an elite group of technology executives, and by providing them a platform to establish significant relationships and access a wealth of opportunities, we are confident that Stephen and our other distinguished members will not only accelerate their own professional development but also make a meaningful impact on the larger technology ecosystem,” added the Forbes Technology Council Selection Committee Leadership Team.

As a member of the Council, Stephen has access to a variety of exclusive opportunities designed to help him reach peak professional influence. He will connect and collaborate with other respected leaders in a private forum. Stephen will also have the opportunity to share his expert insights in original articles and contribute to published Expert Panels alongside other experts on

Stephen expressed enthusiasm about the opportunity, stating, “Being part of the Forbes Technology Council is an incredible honour. Inclusion in the council is not just a personal milestone but also recognition of the incredible team at BAI and our shared commitment to excellence and innovation. This affiliation aligns with our ethos of shaping the future of shared infrastructure and wireless solutions. I am eager to learn from the fresh perspectives and contribute to the rich discussions within this community.”

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