Speaker Group: Speakers 2022

Derek Webster

Derek Webster is a Data Centre sector consultant, advisory, client principle & advocate and Speaker. He has over 25+years sector experience. He spans the gambit working with clients from funding rounds, pre-budget business case, DC strategy, market positioning, to country & site selection, design & build to delivery. Former Board Member Green Mountain AS (Norway.)… Read more »

Ciaran Flanagan

Where business and technology meets, that’s where I like to be … an experienced leader with a broad international experience and a focus on Market Strategy , Business Development and Building teams. An engineering background in Semiconductor, IT Operations & Cloud , Datacenter & Energy Infrastructure. Always looking forward .. # teamsport. A passion for… Read more »

John Laban

John supports various not for profit foundations that promote the  open source tech  collaborative commons and decarbonisation: Open Compute Project; OpenUK; SDIA. He loves books and has an insatiable curiosity which has resulted in a varied life to date: Gardener; Metallurgist; London Stock Exchange Network Specialist; Jungle Explorer; Long distance motorcycle traveler; Rock Singer; Data… Read more »

Clare Dillon

Clare Dillon has spent over 20 years working with developers and developer communities. She recently founded the Open Ireland Network, a network for organizations and individuals on the island of Ireland who want to connect around Open Source Software, Open Hardware, Open Data, Open Research, Open Government and all things open. Clare also works with… Read more »

Michael McCarthy

Michael McCarthy was appointed Director of Cloud Infrastructure Ireland in July 2021. Cloud Infrastructure Ireland focuses on the infrastructure policy issues that affect cloud providers. Irelands cloud infrastructure underpins much of the Irish and global digital economy and is responsible for tens of thousands of jobs. Previously, he served as the inaugural CEO of the… Read more »