Enablers include judges, mentors (solution enablers) and anyone who is giving their time, energy and expertise to help us make #HackAccessDublin happen. We thank everyone listed below for their support.
We are partnering with a charity this year!
Details to be announced soon!
Smart City Program Manager, Dublin City Council
Senior Policy Advisor at National Disability Authority
PROF LIZBETH GOODMAN
(BA, MA, MLITT, PHD)
Events & Partnerships Manager, Dogpatch Labs
CEO SOCIAL ENTREPRENEURS IRELAND
Solution enablers will be on hand to not only help participants distil their ideas into viable solutions to the challenges, be it by providing technical expertise or industry knowledge, but will also support participants understand the challenges from the perspective of someone with mobility impairment.
Disability advocate & SECONDARY SCHOOL TEACHER
co-founder of Spinal Injuries Ireland and Director of Mobility Mojo
Social Media Business Evangelist at Atos
Lecturer Maynooth University / Co-Founder Vitamatics
DR. AVIVA COHAN
FOUNDER OF NEURO HERO
Digital health & tech enthusiast
MECHANICAL ENGINEER/DESIGNER AT UNIVERSITY COLLEGE DUBLIN
Founder of An Saol Foundation
Consultant on Smart City, Cleantech and CSR strategy.
Founder of World Sports Team & GUINNESS ENTERPRISE CENTRE Manager
FOUNDER, SOUND ADVICE
CTO Product Development at Pavanu & Industrial Designer at Design Hub
Mobile & Software Engineer
Kathryn O'Donoghue, Sunday @ 5:30pm
Kathryn joined Google in Dublin in 2009 where she is the currently the EMEA Director of Monetized, Trust & Safety. Prior to this role in Google, Kathryn was the global Director of Insights & Improvements for the Small to Medium Business Services organisation leading customer research, business & operations analysis, project management & process improvement teams based in Ireland, India & the United States. She has also held roles as Head of Advertiser Sales & Services for SMB SEEMEA (South East Europe Middle East & Africa) and Ad Operations teams across multiple languages.
After graduating from Trinity College, Dublin, Kathryn was an IT Consultant for almost 10 years initially with Coopers & Lybrand (now PwC) and later with Ernst & Young where she worked on and led assignments to design, develop & implement IT systems for financial services, public sector, manufacturing & technology clients both in Ireland and internationally.
Kathryn also sits on the board of the Science Gallery, Dublin
- 2012 WXN Top 25 Women
- 2013 Irish Independent Top 50
- 2014 Technology Voice Top 38
James McCarthy, CEO, Nissan Ireland, Sunday @ 5:45pm
James McCarthy has been CEO of Nissan Ireland since 2012. Prior to his appointment he was Managing Director of Corporate Finance Ireland for 7 years. He is a lawyer by profession and holds a Master’s Degree in Business Administration (MBA) from University of Pittsburgh. Under James’s leadership Nissan Ireland has been at the forefront of development of the EV business in Ireland for the past 5 years. James is Chairman of Spinal Injuries Ireland and a non-executive Director of Providence Resources plc.