Paul C Dwyer is recognised as one of the world’s foremost experts on cyber security, risk and privacy. As CEO of Cyber Risk International he specialises in corporate and enterprise security, development of cyber defence programs, and business operations protection for CRI clients.
Economist, broadcaster, bestselling author
Recognised as the most influential economist in the UK and Ireland, David will be one of the keynote speakers at this years CTS2017. Consistently accurate in his forecasts, David McWilliams was the only economist in Ireland who accurately forecast a strong UK Brexit vote. David will be addressing the audience in The Mahony Hall with his presentation "The opportunities for Ireland with Brexit".
Jamie Bartlett is the Director of the Centre for the Analysis of Social Media at the think-tank Demos, where he specialises in online social movements and the impact of technology on society. He is also author of the best selling book The Dark Net and a regular commentator on national and international media outlets.
Managing Director, SWIFT
Stephen Gilderdale is Managing Director for the UK, Ireland and Nordics and Global lead for SWIFT’s Customer Security Programme. Prior to his current role, Stephen led SWIFT’s Shared Services business lines and was a key contributor to the development of SWIFT’s 2020 strategy.
Retail Fraud Expert, Retail Knowledge Ltd.
Tony Sales is probably the only man in the world to have ever worked at both the summit of organised crime and the pinnacle of retail and banking fraud and loss prevention. His cross-over from elite criminal to top level consultant, trusted by the inner sanctum of banking, retail and insurance businesses with their most sensitive information, has been remarkable...
Security Consultant, SMS - Ireland
John Clare is an international security specialist with over twenty years’ experience providing close personal protection to international clients who have operations across Europe, the Middle East and Asia. John has managed the security teams of several high profile clients and diplomatic staff, including a member of the British Royal Family to Croatia, Bosnia & Russia.
Detective Chief Inspector, PSNI OCTF
Douglas Grant is a Detective Chief Inspector in the Police Service of Northern Ireland. He presently leads the PSNI Cyber Crime Centre. He sits on several national groups and chairs the Organised Crime Task Force - Cyber Group and was instrumental in establishing the Northern Ireland industry engagement group.
Global CISO, Pinebridge
Ronan is an accomplished financial services technology leader, with more than 20 years’ experience in the financial services sector of the information technology industry and is currently studying an Executive MBA at Trinity College, Dublin, with expected completion in 2017.
Australian entrepreneur, venture capital investor, diplomat, author and speaker with a distinguished record in the areas of business, development and community activism, Bill is co-founder of the CoderDojo movement, a free global network formed to assist young people to learn how to computer program and Founder of Weforest, a global movement dedicated to planting trees and which now has seen 14.5 million planted around the world.
Manager, Technology Ireland Innovation Forum
Dave Feenan is the manager of the Technology Ireland Innovation Forum, formerly the Irish Software Innovation Network www.isin.ie Dave acts as an independent matchmaker and knowledge broker to the technology sector in Ireland bringing over 35 years of experience to this role.
DIR. of client services, CRI
David Dwyer is Cyber Risk International’s Director of Client Services. He was worked as a security advisor for over 12 years specialising in the areas of date protection and information security management.
Rhonda Reihill is the COO of the Cyber Risk International. Having originally trained as an advanced dog trainer behaviourist, the career move into the cyber security company came about following an introduction to an anti cyber bulling initiative.
Managing Director, Girls in Tech
Coral started her career on route to becoming a Canadian diplomat. After completing her Masters of Science at the London School of Economics, her trajectory redirected her to working in financial services and advising large private equity funds in London.
Avi Kasztan is the CEO and Co-founder of Sixgill. He has more than 20 years of accomplished entrepreneurship and leadership as well as vast experience in the network security industry. Avi holds a Bsc in Computer Engineering and an MBA in management of Hi Tech firms. Both degrees from the Technion in Haifa, Israel.
Managing Director, Paul Allen & Associates
Paul Allen is Managing Director of the award-winning firm, Paul Allen and Associates, and has over thirty years of experience in all aspects of public relations and marketing communications. Paul is a graduate of DIT and a former RTE newsroom journalist. Paul is former chairman of the Public Relations Consultants Association and is a regular contributor to media columns and television and radio programmes.
Founding Director, Hall PR
A prominent figure in the Public Relations industry in Ireland, Don founded The Hall Company and has been the inspiration behind its management and development ever since. Immensely experienced, he has been a career PR man since his very first employment.
Managing Director, BANNERTON
Managing Director Sharon Bannerton established the agency in 2010. With five staff and contracted specialist services, Bannerton complements PR services with dedicated Event Management and Sponsorship planning and implementation.
Cyber Strategist, NoWhereToHide.org
For more than thirty years, Chuck Georgo has served as a public safety strategist, business analyst, systems engineer, and project manager supporting national and homeland security missions of federal, state, local, and tribal government agencies, and corporate security and intellectual property protection objectives of private sector organizations.
Cyber Security Expert, Security Affairs
Pierluigi Paganini has a Bachelor in Computer Science Engineering IT, majoring in Computer Security and Hacking techniques. He is Certified Ethical Hacker at EC Council in London. Security expert with over 20 years of experience in the field, Pierluigi has worked as security specialist for prestigious companies such as STMicroelectronics and Hutchison Whampoa Limited.