2019 Judging Panel

Each year the Advisory Committee create and refine the Award categories to ensure that the Awards are evolving with roles within the Data Science Ecosystem. The judging panel consists of over 25 Data Science Leaders from across industry and academia to ensure transparency and fairness across the competition.

If you are interested in joining the 2019 Judging Panel, please mail: hello@datsciawards.com

Meet Our Judges
Laure Le Bars
Laure Le Bars

Research Project Director | SAP Research & Innovation

Michael Phelan
Dr. Michael Phelan

Business Technology Leader, Data Science | Johnson & Johnson

Kate Minogue
Kate Minogue

Head of Marketing Science, Gaming EMEA | Facebook

Olivier Monnier
Olivier Monnier

Global Head of Advanced Analytics | Roquette Frères

Dr Ahmed Khamassi
Dr Ahmed Khamassi

Vice President Data Science | Equinor

Giselle Cory
Giselle Cory

Executive Director | DataKind UK

Pat Moriarty
Pat Moriarty

Technology Advisor | Enterprise Ireland

Dr. Susan Wegner
Dr. Susan Wegner

Vice President Data, Artificial Intelligence and Governance | Deutsche Telekom

Freda Cunningham
Jen Stirrup

Data Whisperer | Data Relish

Freda Cunningham
Martin Perry

Senior Data Professional | Microsoft

Dr. Josiane Xavier Parreira
Dr. Josiane Xavier Parreira

Senior Research Scientist | Siemens AG Austria

Andrew Stevenson
Andrew Stevenson

Independent Data Insight Advisor and Non-Executive Director

Ricardo Simon Carbajo
DR. Ricardo Simon Carbajo

Head of Innovation & Development | CeADAR – The National Centre for Applied Data Analytics and Artificial Intelligence

Deirdre Dempsey
Deirdre Dempsey

Analytics and Innovation Manager | Three Ireland

Ray Walshe

Assistant Professor | Dublin City University

Dr Gráinne Watson

Head of Product: Digital and Innovation | Capita IT and Networks

Aoife D'Arcy
Aoife D’Arcy

Managing Director | The Analytics Store

Robin Hose
Robin Jose

Chief Data and Analytics Officer | wefox

Roberta Turra
Roberta Turra

Head of Big Data Analytics team | Cineca

Dr. Weigel
Dr. Walter Weigel

Vice President of Huawei European Research Institute | Huawei Technologies Duesseldorf GmbH

Peter Elger
Peter Elger

CEO | fourTheorem

Nuria de Lama
Nuria de Lama

European Programs Manager | Atos Member of the Board of Directors | BDVA

Mohammad Karzand
Mohammad Karzand

Applied and Data Scientist | Microsoft

Niamh Phelan
Niamh Phelan

Managing Director | Holistic Analytics

Sinead Flahive
Sinead Flahive

Senior Data Scientist | World Programming

Stefan Jackson
Stefan Jackson

Data Science & Innovation Manager | British Airways

Pietro Cipresso
Pietro Cipresso

Assistant Professor in Psychometrics | Catholic University of Milan

Alessandra Sala
Alessandra Sala

Head of Analytics Research | Nokia Bell Labs

Mark McEvoy
Mark McEvoy

Chief Data Officer | Yo

Kevin O'Brien
Kevin O'Brien

Resource Modeller | Coillte

Michele Berlingerio
Michele Berlingerio

Manager of Artificial Intelligence | Eaton

Stefanie Lindstaedt
Stefanie Lindstaedt

Managing & Scientific Director | Know-Center GmbH

Murhaf Hossari

AI Architect | ADAPT Centre, Trinity College Dublin

Declan McKibben
Declan McKibben

Interim Director Commercialisation | ADAPT Centre, Trinity College Dublin

Martin Mannion

Director, Analytics & Cognitive | Deloitte Ireland

Advisory Committee
Sheamus Causer
Sheamus Causer

Chief Technology and Information Officer | Ulster Bank

Freda Cunningham
Freda Cunningham

Director | Deloitte Ireland

DR. Edward McDonnell

Director | CeADAR Centre for Big Data Analytics

DR. Mick Kerrigan

Chief Science Officer | RecommenderX DAC

Stefan Decker
Stefan Decker

Professor for Databases and Information Systems | RWTH Aachen University
Director | Fraunhofer Institute for Applied Information Technology (FIT)