The Judges 2018-04-19T14:20:56+00:00

2018 Judging Panel

Meet the 2018 DatSci Awards Judging Panel. All of our judges are passionate about the growth and recognition of the Data Science Community. Our judges with be reviewing and scoring all of the 2018 entries to select the finalists and winners.

Advisory Committee
Sheamus Causer
Sheamus Causer

CEO, Deutsche Bank Service Centre (Ireland) | Head of CDO, Strategy & Innovation (Ireland)

Freda Cunningham
Freda Cunningham

Director - Deloitte Ireland

Edward McDonnell

Director, CeADAR Centre for Big Data Analytics

DR. Mick Kerrigan

Chief Science Officer - RecommenderX DAC

Meet the Rest of this Year’s Judges
Wendy Belluomini
Wendy Belluomini

Director - IBM Research Ireland & Worldwide Cognitive IoT Solutions

Vincent Vilcreest
Vincent Gilcreest

Head of Data Science - Tenable

Julien Goretti

Global Executive Director of Intelligence - Storyful

Colm Carey
Colm Carey

Chief Analytics Officer - AA Ireland

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Michael Phelan

Head of Supply Chain IT Data Science - Johnson & Johnson

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Patrick Callinan

Head of Big Data, Europe Hub - Vodafone

Kevin Koidl
Kevin Koidl

CEO at Wripl.com | Research Fellow at ADAPT Centre

Gurchand Singh
Gurchand Singh

Head of the Garda Síochána Analysis Service | An Garda Síochána

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

Sarah Jane Delany
Sarah Jane Delany

Professor, Computer Science - Dublin Institute of Technology

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