Speaker Group: Strategy Day 1 Session 9

Emma Fryer

Emma has worked in and around the technology industry for the last 15 years in a range of non-technical roles that include research and report writing, policy work, from political liaison to detailed negotiations, and project management. More recently she has focused on data centres. She manages the UK Council of Data Centre Operators and… Read more »

Stephen Bowes-Phipps

Steve Bowes-Phipps has over 25 years of operational systems management experience. From managing Financial Services Data Centres and IT operations in the UK and Ireland, he joined ambitious web hosting company GlobalCenter who were expanding from the US into Europe. Sitting on the senior management team, he oversaw the building of five Internet Data Centres… Read more »

Mark Acton

With over 25 years of experience in the Data Centre sector industry Mark has been a specialist in the field of Data Centre Operations for over 20 years, concentrating on the delivery of business critical services from highly reliable, world class Data Centres having 24×365 availability expectations. A Technical Operations Manager with extensive international experience… Read more »

Una Fitzpatrick

Una Fitzpatrick is a Dublin City University STEM graduate with a master’s in management from Smurfit Business School.  She has spent the last 15 years working in the knowledge economy, specifically the last six years being spent with Technology Ireland.   Una was appointed Director of Technology Ireland in June 2018.  Technology Ireland is an association… Read more »

Professor Rabih Bashroush

Professor Bashroush provides 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… Read more »