Our Judging Panel

We are proud to present our Judging Panel. We have assembled some of the finest intellects in the community who will judge and score all entries to select this year’s deserving winners.

Advisory Committee
Sheamus Causer

CCO & Head of Analytics - Deutsche Bank

Edward McDonnell

Director, CeADAR Centre for Big Data Analytics

DR. Mick Kerrigan

Principal Data Scientist - Independent News and Media

Meet the Rest of this Year’s Judges
Fionnán Alt

Head of Data Science & Analytics - Currencyfair

Mark Higgins

Senior Managing Director Analytics - FTI Consulting

Freda Cunningham
Freda Cunningham

Director - Consulting - Deloitte Ireland

Fergal Toomey

Chief Scientist - Corvil

Karen Church
Karen Church

Senior Manager Product Analytics - Intercom

Maciej Dabrowski

Chief Data Scientist - Altocloud

Daniel Sinnott

Chief Analytics Officer - Revenue

Medb Corcoran

Intelligent Enterprise Analytics Lead - The Dock, Accenture

Rory McElligott

Head of Function, Statistical Analysis - Central Bank of Ireland

Dr. Adam Bermingham

Delivery Lead - Zalando Ireland

Mel Furze

Senior Manager Insights, EMEA - Linkedin

Lorcan Malone

Chief Executive - The Analytics Institute

Paul Pallath

Chief Data Scientist & Director - Advanced Analytics - SAP

John Durcan
John Durcan

Software Technologist - Enterprise Ireland

Max Cottica
Max Cottica

Head of Data Science and Solutions - AIB

Judges for Data Scientist of the Year
Simon Cocking

Senior Editor Irish Tech News

Dermot Casey

Venture Investment Leader, NDRC

David Scanlon

Venture Investment Leader NDRC

Award for Best Use of Data Science in a Large Company
Peter Cogan

Associate Director of Data Science Optum

Dr Helen McBreen

Investment Director,Atlantic Bridge

Cronan McNamara

Founder & CEO, Creme Global

Award for Best Use of Data Science in an SME
Bronagh Riordan

Head of Data Science Cartrawler

Jennifer Cruise

Head of Data Core Media

Fionnuala Healy

Startup Development Manager Trinity College

Bronagh Riordan

Head of Data Science Cartrawler

Jennifer Cruise

Head of Data Core Media

Fionnuala Healy

Startup Development Manager Trinity College

Award for Best Use of Data Science in a Public Sector Body
Cronan McNamara

Founder & CEO, Creme Global

John Carney

Head of Retail Analytics Bank of Ireland

Award for Best Contribution to Data Science from an Academic Research Body
Edward McDonnell

Director, CeADAR Centre for Big Data Analytics

Anthony O’Neill

Director, Analytics CoE Eir

Mick Kerrigan

Principal Data Scientist Independent News and Media

Yvonne Holmes

Head of Customer Analytics & Engagement AIB

Best use of Data to Achieve Social Impact
Dr Helen McBreen

Investment Director,Atlantic Bridge

Paul O’Grady

Data Scientist /Engineer, Zalando SE

Maciej Wasiak

Founder and Chief Data Scientist Xpanse Analytics

Dr. Simon O’Regan

Product Owner Zalando SE

Award for Best of use of Data Science in a Start Up
Data Science Student of the Year