Dublin Tech Summit returns in-person in June

Dublin Tech Summit, Latest News | Fri 20 May | Author – Business & Finance

This year’s lineup of speakers at DTS will be talking all things tech – from robotics, cyber security and sustainability, to the link between technology and modern society.

The countdown is on for the 2022 Dublin Tech Summit (DTS) and organisers feel they have secured their most impressive lineup of speakers to date. DTS is returning in a physical capacity this year and will take place on June 15th and 16th, 2022, at the RDS, Dublin. This year’s DTS, which is primarily tech-focused, will examine topical issues from the war in Ukraine to sustainability, from green tech to cyber security and much more. 

Samer Al Moubayed, CEO and Founder of Furhat Robotics, will bring technology to life with robots Misty and Furhat’s first ever live demo on June 15th which is set to be one of the event’s highlights.  For those with an interest in ransomware, and in light of the war in Ukraine and last year’s HSE cyber attack, Tech.eu Founder Robin Wauters will host a cybersecurity panel with a number of experts. Many of this year’s speakers will be sharing their thoughts and expert insights around cyber defence.

Sustainability, fashion and e-commerce will also be discussed at next month’s event, with a June 16th panel featuring sustainability influencer Grace Beverly, Justine Porterie from Depop, and Dr Amanda Parkes, Co-Founder of Pangaia.

DTS have stated they are particularly delighted to welcome Grace Beverly to this year’s event. The influencer, author, podcast host and business woman has successfully used social media, to engage with her 1 million Instagram followers. This has enabled her to launch and scale her direct-to-consumer fitness brands TALA and Shreddy. 

Rent the Runway’s VP, Managing Director and site lead, Dorothy Creaven will also speak at the event. Dorothy took up her position in 2019 following the announcement that the US company was opening a new technology office in Galway, creating of 150 jobs. Dorothy has a background in software engineering, tech start-ups and enterprise software and was recognised as one of Ireland’s Top 25 Female Engineers in 2017. She will speak about the importance of sustainability and how technology enables this to be a reality in the world of fashion.  

Company founders, CEOs, innovators, leaders, activists and researchers are among the many confirmed speakers for DTS next month, with one stand-out changemaker being Cornelia Robinson, Global Head of Inclusion & Outreach at Amazon Web Services. Cornelia has been credited with driving new initiatives and programs that bring about positive change in the tech industry and in communities around the world. . 

The two-day event will be a mecca for Irish and international talent, offering attendees an excellent opportunity to learn, network and share in an engaging and welcoming environment. With a fantastic array of speakers, panels and discussions, the summit is certain to ignite conversation, and drive innovation and creativity.

Some of this year’s speakers include: 

  • Cornelia Robinson – Global Head of Inclusion & Outreach, Amazon Web Services 
  • Christopher Wylie – Cambridge Analytica Whistleblower
  • Zaria Parvez – Social Media Manager, Duolingo 
  • Kit Colbert – Senior Vice President and CTO, VMware
  • Dorothy CreavanVP, Managing Director and Site Lead, Rent the Runway
  • Nikki Lasley – Head of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion, Amplitude
  • Tyson Singer – VP of Technology and Platform, Spotify
  • Prashanth Chandrasekar – CEO, Stack Overflow
  • Justine Porterie – Head of Sustainability, Depop
  • Bryan Che – CSO, Huawei
  • Áine Kerr Co-Founder and COO, Kinzen 
  • Guro Bakkeng Bergan – General Manager, EMEA Fivetran
  • Danny Jenkins – Co-Founder and CEO, ThreatLocker
  • Eileen O’Meara – Head of EMEA Revenue & Growth, Stripe
  • Mark Little – CEO and Co-Founder, Kinzen
  • Jeremy King – SVP of Engineering, Pinterest 
  • Harry D. Moseley – Global Chief Information Officer, Zoom
  • Grace Beverley – CEO & Influencer, TALA
  • Deep Bagchee – Chief Product Officer, ITV

DTS 2022 will take place at the RDS, Ballsbridge, Dublin 4, on June 15th and 16th. With over 8,000 registered attendees, 200 speakers, and 65 partners representing 50 countries, the event, which has taken place virtually over the past two years due to COVID, promises to be bigger and better than ever before. It will bring together the brightest tech innovators, influencers and entrepreneurs globally, highlighting the capabilities and creativity which form part of a wider tech ecosystem.