April 4 2019
Dublin, Ireland

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April 4 2019
Dublin, Ireland


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Confirmed Speakers

icon-expand-white Dónal Óg Cusack

Dónal Óg Cusack

Danny McCoy

Dónal Óg Cusack
Guest Speaker

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.

icon-expand-white Aoife Sexton

Aoife Sexton

Aoife Sexton

Aoife Sexton

Aoife joined the Trūata executive team in June 2018 as Chief Privacy Officer. She previously founded the law firm Tech Law Services, where she advised technology clients within the areas of Commercial, Data Protection and IP. She also co-founded and was a Director at Frontier Privacy, a consulting firm in the area of data protection.

Previously, Aoife headed up the IP/IT department of a large Dublin commercial law firm. Prior to that Aoife was General Counsel with an Irish technology company. She also spent 12 years with the GSM Association, the global industry body for mobile operators, where she held a number of senior positions including that of General Counsel. Previous private practice experience includes the French law firm Siméon & Associés (Brussels) as well as a Eugene F Collins (Dublin).

Aoife is a Solicitor, a graduate of University College Dublin (BCL) and the College of Europe, Bruges, Belgium. She is a Certified Data Protection Practitioner (PC.dp) as well as International Association of Privacy Professionals CIPP/E certified. She has acted as an approved IAPP trainer for the CIPP/E course.

She is a lecturer on data protection at the Law Society of Ireland’s school of law as well as a lecturer on the Law Society’s post graduate courses on data protection and technology law. She is also a regular conference speaker particularly on the GDPR.

icon-expand-white Danny McCoy

Danny McCoy

Danny McCoy

Danny McCoy
CEO, Ibec

Danny McCoy is CEO at Ibec, the group that represents Irish business domestically and internationally. Since becoming CEO in 2009, he has led a substantial transformation of Ibec increasing turnover to €26 million, leading a professional services staff of 180 in 7 locations and 40 plus sub-brands.

Prior to joining Ibec he was a senior economist at both the Economic and Social Research Institute (ESRI) and the Central Bank of Ireland. He has held lecturing posts at Dublin City University, University College London, University of Oxford and Trinity College Dublin and has been visiting lecturer at the IMD Business School in Switzerland and Harvard University in the US. He has been a consultant for the European Commission and the OECD.

He is a regular contributor in the print and broadcast media and has written columns for the Wall Street Journal, the Financial Times and the Irish Times among other international newspapers. The Irish Times recently described Danny as one of the ‘50 people who runs Ireland’.

icon-expand-white Yvonne Goff

Yvonne Goff

Yvonne Goff

Yvonne Goff

Yvonne Goff is the HSE Chief Clinical Information Officer and Interim Director of Integrated Information Services. A radiographer by background, she has over 20 years of experience in the Health Sector with five of these directly involved in Informatics. Having completed an MSc in Health Informatics (TCD) in 2010 she joined the national implementation team of the NIMIS project as both a project manager and subject matter expert. Having been a key driver of one of the largest eHealth projects in Ireland to date, Yvonne has developed an expertise in project delivery in difficult environments. She has proven ability in driving process change and meeting targets, while at the same time possessing an understanding of the clinical and patient needs for such developments. She has presented at major international conferences on such aspects and in 2016, Yvonne won the IT Person of the Year at the Tech Excellence Awards.


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Lansdowne Road
Dublin 4
D04 K5F9