Archives: Speakers

Phil Godfrey

Phil Godfrey has over 20 years’ experience in the IT industry since having graduated in Computer Science from the University of York. His current role working as a Solution Architect within the Managed Services team at Park Place Technologies allows him to enjoy the perfect balance of customer interaction and technical working. Prior to his… Read more »

Venessa Moffat

Marketing, Strategy and Growth Hacking specialist, with 20 years’ experience in the Data Centre and tech industries. Venessa holds a BSc in Computer Science, a Post Grad Diploma in Business Administration, as well as an MBA from Essex University, where she specialised in agile IT architectures for maximum business value. She has successfully led strategy… Read more »

Dermot McArdle

Dermot is responsible for the management and delivery of its business solutions to the large energy user and SME sectors, in both Ireland and Northern Ireland, including electricity and gas supply, and telecom offerings. Dermot has been with energy industry for over 30 years. In his time with ESB Group he has held senior management positions … Read more »

John Booth

John Booth is a well-known figure in EU data centre circles, primarily for his role as reviewer for the EU Code of Conduct for Data Centres (Energy Efficiency) (EUCOC) ( programme and his work with the Certified Energy Efficiency Data Centre Award (CEEDA) ( & Data Centre Alliance Certification (which assesses data centres to… Read more »

John Regan

More than 20 years commercial experience working with Irish fibre and microwave radio telecom providers. Previous roles included Sales Management, Customer Service, Strategy and Product Development for Ocean, BT and Ripplecom. Currently responsible for formulation of strategy, creation of new business opportunities and management of ESB Telecoms relationship with ComReg & industry representative bodies

Professor Rabih Bashroush

Professor Bashroush provided strategic advisory to public and private sector IT Infrastructure transformation projects covering: consolidation, cloud adoption, resiliency and sustainability. He was named in the UK Universities top 100 Best Breakthrough list for his work on energy conservation in ICT and was the recipient of the Industry Initiative of the Year DCD Global Awards 2018. He led… Read more »

Jerry Sweeney

Jerry Sweeney is Managing Director of CloudCIX. Jerry’s career spans forty years in the IT sector ranging from Semiconductor Manufacturing,  Software Development and Data Centre Design and operation. CloudCIX is a multi-region cloud computing platform available as a Public Cloud, Private Cloud and as a White Label Cloud for Managed Service Providers.