Researcher Profiles
Foad Fadaghi
Regional Director, Leading Edge Forum

Foad Fadaghi, (pronounced Fo-ád  Fada-gee) is Leading Edge Forum's Regional Director for Australia and New Zealand, based in Sydney.

In this position, Foad works with clients around the areas of technology next practice and technology innovation in resolving their most pressing business issues, thus delivering additional value from our network of practitioners and published materials. 

With a career spanning twenty years in research, consulting and journalism, Foad is currently the MD of Telsyte, a market research business, delivering strategic insights and advisory services to businesses that are producing, or are impacted by, disruptive technologies.

Having started his technology research career with Jupiter (now Forrester) at the peak of the dot com boom, Foad then spent time with IDC as an enterprise software analyst and as a research director for management consultants, Frost & Sullivan.

Latterly Foad joined Fairfax Media to become a technology editor for its respected publication, BRW Magazine, covering Telcoms, IT and Digital Media.  Foad also spent time advising online and mobile start-ups and was a former director of marketing and research for the pioneering social networking site Friendster.

Foad has a Bachelor in Commerce, Business, Economics and Information Systems from University of New South Wales, Australia.