April 4 2019
Dublin, Ireland

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Join us at Think Summit
April 4 2019
Dublin, Ireland


Let’s put smart to work


I am looking forward to welcoming you to the IBM Think Summit at the iconic Aviva Stadium, Dublin.

Every enterprise is at a different point on their digital transformation journey, which brings with it unique challenges for your business. By attending Think Summit Dublin, you’ll be able to see how our customers and partners are tackling these issues and we hope to illustrate the innovative and varied solutions that IBM can tailor to you and your business needs.

The event will be a festival of ideas and innovation, with client stories, debates, and lots of opportunity to get hands-on experience in our solutions showcase.
Please explore the agenda and plan your journey at Think Summit Dublin.


Country General Manager, IBM Ireland

Key note Speakers

Check full list of speakers here

icon-expand-white Anne O’Leary

Anne O’Leary

Anne O’Leary

Anne O’Leary

Anne O’Leary is the CEO of Vodafone Ireland since 2013, having spent five years as the Vodafone Business Director. She joined Vodafone from BT Ireland where she was Managing Director for six years.

As CEO of Vodafone, Anne is committed to continued investment in Ireland’s telecommunications infrastructure. She is also overseeing SIRO, Vodafone’s joint venture with Ireland’s Electricity Supply Board (ESB), who are investing €450m in the roll out of high-speed fibre broadband across Ireland.

Anne has just finished a 12month term as President of Dublin Chamber and is currently the Chairperson of the Irish-based international aid charity, GOAL, a humanitarian aid agency dedicated to alleviating the suffering of the world’s most vulnerable communities.

A Cork native, Anne champions wellbeing and diversity in the workplace and has spearheaded Vodafone securing a position as one of Ireland’s top ten Great Places to Work and achieving the Business Working Responsibly mark.

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Caroline Taylor

Caroline Taylor

Caroline Taylor

Caroline Taylor is Vice President and CMO for IBM Global Markets. Based in London, Caroline leads the teams responsible for marketing and communications strategy and execution across seven geographical regions of the world.

Caroline joined IBM in 1997, with extensive experience in the independent software sector. Prior to her career in the technology sector, Caroline worked in fine wine retail, including establishing and running her own mail-order wine business. With 30 years of professional marketing experience, Caroline is an Adjunct Professor at Imperial College Business School in London, and a Fellow of the Marketing Society.

Caroline is a passionate advocate for equality and diversity, and is active as an executive sponsor for diversity in IBM. Caroline is a director and trustee of the Oasis Foundation, and chair of the board of trustees of Stop the Traffik, a charity which is pioneering intelligence-led prevention of human trafficking; connecting community generated big data with sophisticated data analytics.

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John McGrath

John McGrath

John McGrath

John is a Senior Solution Architect for IBM Watson Financial Services leading the IBM Centre of Excellence for Corporate Social Responsibility. Based in the IBM Ireland Software Lab, he was previously the Worldwide Practice Leader for IBM Security and Smarter Cities related project delivery.
Prior to joining IBM, he was the Enterprise Program Director for Portal for TransAlta in Canada.

icon-expand-white Dónal Óg Cusack

Dónal Óg Cusack

Danny McCoy

Dónal Óg Cusack

The holder of three All-Ireland senior hurling medals with Cork, goalkeeper Dónal Óg Cusack is also chairperson of the Gaelic Players Association, for whom he has spearheaded campaigns for formal recognition, Government Funding for GAA players and helped to initiate the groundbreaking Player Development Programme.

Cusack’s style as a goalkeeper made him one of the players of his generation. After winning All-Ireland medals at minor and U21 level, he won his first senior All-Ireland in 1999 and has five Munster titles, two All-Stars and two GPA player awards to his name.

In his best-selling biography, Come What May, Cusack revealed that he was gay, for which he was widely praised both in Ireland and abroad. Among his prolific charity work, Dónal Óg is an ambassador for mental health and anti-homophobic bullying. Away from sport, Dónal Óg has worked for the Johnson & Johnson corporation for over a decade as an engineer.

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Think Campus: Focus on the topics you care about most


A Campus is a space for you to explore specific topics and connect with your peers, business leaders, and technologists who understand your enterprise goals and challenges.

Campuses will host a variety of topic-tailored activities including sessions, networking events, expert talks, demonstrations, immersive experiences, education, entertainment, and refreshments.


Find the Campus that's right for you

Cloud & Infrastructure Campus

Optimize your infrastructure with faster, smarter platforms and services.

  • Discover why thousands of enterprises across 20 industries trust IBM Cloud as a faster, more secure journey to cloud
  • Step into modernized systems with IBM Infrastructure, purpose-built to provide the performance, agility, and security that IT leaders can count on

Security & Resilience Campus

Build trust and resiliency with the biggest advances in cybersecurity at work.

  • Dive deep into client stories and lessons learned from experts, standing by to answer all your toughest questions
  • Learn from the largest cybersecurity and resiliency vendor, trusted by thousands of clients who are now ready for anything

Data & AI Campus

Unlock the value of your data and put smart to work with AI.

  • Modernize your data estate and make it ready for an AI and multi-cloud world
  • Build, train, and deploy AI models at scale based on open technologies
  • Operationalize your AI-driven insights and business processes with trust and transparency

The Venue

Aviva Stadium
Lansdowne Road
Dublin 4
D04 K5F9