Dublin Tech Summit

Dublin Tech Summit 2024 announces first round of speakers

By Business & Finance
19 September 2023

Dublin Tech Summit has announced the first round of speakers for the two day event taking place in the RDS, Dublin, on 29 – 30 May, 2024. A Super Early Bird Flash Sale is available until midnight 20th September – €135+ vat (for one day only).

The two day summit, taking place next 29-30 May, will bring together global tech leaders, innovators and entrepreneurs and is expected to attract over 8,000 attendees and hundreds of speakers from all over the world. 


Dublin Tech Summit is a global tech festival that attracts thought leaders and innovators to the city for a two-day immersion in the tech scene. It was first held in 2017 and has since established itself as Europe’s fastest growing tech festival. Previous speakers at DTS include  Adam Cheyer, Patricia Scanlon, Christopher Wylie (Cambridge Analytica Whistleblower), Gary Viernerchuck (Founder & CEO, VaynerMedia), Casey Neistat, Werner Vogels (CTO Amazon), Chris Hadfield (Commander, International Space Station), Cassie Kozyrkov,(Chief Decision Scientist, Google), Douglas Terrier (CTO NASA), Jeff Burton (Founder, EA Sports), Bryan Che (Chief Strategy Officer, Huawei), Nikolay Storonsky (Founder & CEO, Revolut) and Martha Lane Fox (CBE).


Some of the tech founders and thought leaders appearing at this year’s event include: 

    • Jack McCauley – Berkeley University Innovator-in-Residence (Co-founder of VR pioneer Oculus)
    • Dr. Alessandra Sala, Sr. Director of AI and Data Science, Shutterstock
    • Helen Dixon, Commissioner for Data Protection
    • Anne Carrigy – CIO, Logitech
    • Christopher Muhr – Founder & CEO of Patient21, (Founder, Groupon & Auto1)
    • Kriti Sharma – CPO for Legal Tech, Thomson Reuters
    • Shailendra Mathur – Vice President and Chief Architect,  Avid 
    • Chris Herd – Founder & CEO, Firstbase and presenter of ‘Against the Herd’ podcast
    • Yonah Welker – Technological Explorer, Yonah.org
    • Aro Dana – Full-stack developer, founder of AK Group, and one of the world’s youngest CEOs
    • Ruth McGuinness – Head of Data & Artificial Intelligence, Kainos Group plc

Themes & Tracks

Core topics of Dublin Tech Summit will include Future Machines including the expedited development of Space Tech, the Metaverse, Blockchain and Deep Tech.  Speakers and moderators will discuss, in depth, Future Enterprise and what the advances of AI & Machine Learning mean for society as well as the implications of Big Data and Cybersecurity. Also up for discussion will be the Future Us, how different our lives will look with the advent of Bioaugmentation and Smart Cities as well as Future Planet which will explore Futurism and Planetary Protection amongst other topics. 

Dublin Tech Summit 2024 will be supported by 80 industry partners and will showcase 150 start-ups throughout the event. 

Commenting on the return of Dublin Tech Summit for 2024, Managing Director, Tracey Carney said:“At Dublin Tech Summit, we couldn’t be more excited. It’s unprecedented to see such fantastic speakers as Jack McCauley, Anne Carigy, and Dr. Alessandra Sala joining us this early on. It’s not just a nod to the event’s escalating appeal on a global scale, but also a testament to Ireland’s climb as a key innovator in the tech world. To see this evolution over the past eight years has been nothing short of inspiring for all of us involved—not just in Dublin, but across Ireland as a leader in European tech innovation.”

Tickets for this year’s event are on sale now. DTS is offering a Super Early Bird is available until midnight 20th September – €135+ vat (for one day only). For more information please see https://dublintechsummit.tech/


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