12/10/2015

Speaker Profile: Ann O’Dea, CEO, editor-at-large, Silicon Republic

We are happy to have Ann O’Dea, CEO, editor-at-large of Silicon Republic speaking at the Coolest Projects event! Ann is co-founder and CEO of <a href=”http://www.siliconrepublic.com/”>Silicon Republic</a>, Ireland’s leading technology and innovation news service. Ann is the driving force behind Silicon Republic’s <a href=”http://www.siliconrepublic.com/special-events/women-invent-tomorrow/”>Women Invent</a>campaign, launched on International Women’s Day back in March 2013, to champion women role…

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12/10/2015

Speaker Profile: Laura Browne, Mentor at the DCU Intergenerational Learning Program

We are delighted that Laura Browne will be speaking at the Coolest Projects event! Laura is a final year student in DCU studying computer applications. She is a Mentor with the DCU Intergenerational Learning Program, which teach over 55s computer and technology skills! Laura has a great interest in “Internet Of Things” technologies and recently won the Intel Galileo 3rd…

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12/10/2015

Speaker Profile: Niamh Bushnell, Dublin Commissioner for Start-ups

Niamh Bushnell is Dublin’s first Commissioner for Startups, a role created as a result of the Activating Dublin report spearheaded by Dublin Chamber of Commerce and Dublin City Council. The position has been funded privately through the DCU Ryan Academy for Entrepreneurs. At the highest level, Niamh’s mission as Commissioner is to develop a voice, an image and…

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12/10/2015

Speaker Profile: Kevin Neary – Founding Partner of GameStop

We are delighted to announce that Kevin Brian Neary – Founding Partner of GameStop will be speaking at the Coolest Projects this year! Kevin is a Board Member of the Institute of Directors and Chairman/Investor of Fantom since May 2011 to date, Chairman of Charles J Johnston &amp; Sons (Johnston Shopfitters) 2012 to date (NED since 2011),…

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12/10/2015

Speaker Profile: Des Traynor, Co-Founder and Chief Strategy Officer at Intercom

We are delighted to announce that Des Traynor, the Co-Founder and Chief Strategy Officer at <a href=”http://www.intercom.io/” target=”_blank”><wbr />Intercom</a> will be speaking at the Coolest Projects this year! Des was previously a Co-Founder of Exceptional (now a part of Rackspace). Now, Des leads Intercom’s customer-facing teams responsible for customer happiness, and uses the insights gained through daily interactions with customers to influence the company’s product roadmap….

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12/10/2015

Speaker Profile: Stu Johnson, developer support engineer at Havok

We are delighted to announce that Stu Johnson, developer support engineer at Havok will be speaking at the Coolest Projects event! Stu first taught himself assembly language programming in the late 1970’s as has since spent nearly all his working life as a games developer, progressing to the C/C++ language in the early 1990’s. His first…

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