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. 

 

Judges

 
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Martin Codyre

Founder of GiantLeap Biotechnology & central nervous system engineer focused on reversing paralysis from spinal chord injury. 

 
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Steven O'Gara

Senior Economic Development Officer at Dublin City Council

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Gene Murphy

Entrepreneur in residence at Bank of Ireland and organiser of Startup Weekend

 
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Áine Higgins Ní Chinnéide

Standards Officer, Centre for Excellence in Universal Design

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Nicola Graham

Smart Dublin Regional Data Co-ordinator at Smart Dublin

 
 

Mentors

 
 Katie is a Mechanical Engineer with a passion for environmental & social change. She has worked in the pharma sector in Ireland (pressure vessel design & manufacture), fuel-efficient cookstove design in Kenya, and with a hydro & solar energy supplier for off-grid locations in Zambia & Myanmar. Outside of her current role at Engineers Without Borders, Katie is a volunteer Project Co-ordinator for Refill Ireland, a Zero Waste Ambassador, a board member at The Urban Co-op and with EIL Intercultural Learning. She has recently been selected as a member of the international cohort of Homeward Bound 2019 program for women leaders in STEM. You will most likely find her hiking up a mountain or swimming in the sea, whenever she has spare time (whatever that is).

Katie is a Mechanical Engineer with a passion for environmental & social change. She has worked in the pharma sector in Ireland (pressure vessel design & manufacture), fuel-efficient cookstove design in Kenya, and with a hydro & solar energy supplier for off-grid locations in Zambia & Myanmar. Outside of her current role at Engineers Without Borders, Katie is a volunteer Project Co-ordinator for Refill Ireland, a Zero Waste Ambassador, a board member at The Urban Co-op and with EIL Intercultural Learning. She has recently been selected as a member of the international cohort of Homeward Bound 2019 program for women leaders in STEM. You will most likely find her hiking up a mountain or swimming in the sea, whenever she has spare time (whatever that is).


Katie Mahon

Program Manager at Engineers Without Borders Ireland

 
 Maurizio is an Entrepreneur and Technology Innovator with a proven track record developing complex innovative software products and solutions over the past 20+ years  As Founder of shAro technologies, his mission is to combine Blockchain and other emerging technologies to help achieve Sustainable and Accessible Mobility by making it easier, greener, safer and affordable for everyone to access and share transport.

Maurizio is an Entrepreneur and Technology Innovator with a proven track record developing complex innovative software products and solutions over the past 20+ years

As Founder of shAro technologies, his mission is to combine Blockchain and other emerging technologies to help achieve Sustainable and Accessible Mobility by making it easier, greener, safer and affordable for everyone to access and share transport.

Maurizio Sturlesi 

Founder at shAro technologies

 
 Charles Eames once said - "Eventually everything connects - people, ideas, objects. The quality of the connections is the key to quality per se."  As a User Experience and Service Designer, I help clients to create better connections with their customers and users through joyful experiences. Well designed products and services improve another's life and, in turn, improve the world.  Specialties: Service design, systems design, user experience design, business and design strategy, workshop facilitation, user research, prototyping

Charles Eames once said - "Eventually everything connects - people, ideas, objects. The quality of the connections is the key to quality per se."

As a User Experience and Service Designer, I help clients to create better connections with their customers and users through joyful experiences. Well designed products and services improve another's life and, in turn, improve the world.

Specialties:
Service design, systems design, user experience design, business and design strategy, workshop facilitation, user research, prototyping

Filip Szymczak 

Lead Service Designer at Optum

 An award winning highly driven & innovative Engineer, with qualifications & experience in innovativetechnologies in the Mechanical and Energy engineering sectors such as Biomass Energy, 3DPrinting,Additive Manufacturing, Biomedical Engineering & Innovative Design. Leading innovative resear...

An award winning highly driven & innovative Engineer, with qualifications & experience in innovativetechnologies in the Mechanical and Energy engineering sectors such as Biomass Energy, 3DPrinting,Additive Manufacturing, Biomedical Engineering & Innovative Design. Leading innovative resear...

Colin Keogh

Founder & CEO at The Rapid Foundation

 
 Adaptable Solutions aims to help you create and maintain sustainable, accessible business's that work, for you and your customers. Our range of services are specifically tailored to ensure your business maximizes it's potential customer base.

Adaptable Solutions aims to help you create and maintain sustainable, accessible business's that work, for you and your customers. Our range of services are specifically tailored to ensure your business maximizes it's potential customer base.

Katie Bourke 

Founder of Adaptable Solutions

 
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James Rickard 

Employer Participation and Diversity Management at Rehab Group

 Engineer with Management graduate from Trinity College Dublin and Manufacturing Engineer graduate from the Federal University of São Carlos in Brazil. Demonstrated history of developing technologies for people with intellectual disabilities. Experience in management consultancy and UX/UI design for applications on the web, mobile and wearables.

Engineer with Management graduate from Trinity College Dublin and Manufacturing Engineer graduate from the Federal University of São Carlos in Brazil. Demonstrated history of developing technologies for people with intellectual disabilities. Experience in management consultancy and UX/UI design for applications on the web, mobile and wearables.

Talita Holzer

CEO & Co-Founder at waytoB

 
 Coral Movasseli is the Managing Director of Girls in Tech Dublin, a dedicated platform for women-in-tech and entrepreneurs.  A techie problem solver at heart, Coral co-founded a mobile transit app for Toronto’s transportation system to remove friction points for users. On weekends you can find her lifting an Olympic barbell, fermenting kombucha, baking sourdough, and flexing her photography skills with her Nikon.

Coral Movasseli is the Managing Director of Girls in Tech Dublin, a dedicated platform for women-in-tech and entrepreneurs.

A techie problem solver at heart, Coral co-founded a mobile transit app for Toronto’s transportation system to remove friction points for users. On weekends you can find her lifting an Olympic barbell, fermenting kombucha, baking sourdough, and flexing her photography skills with her Nikon.

Coral Movasseli 

Managing Director of Girls in Tech Dublin

 
 Innovation broker. Recognizing opportunities that link tech, ideas, and people through networking  Passionate about Digital Inclusion, Social Media Engagement, Diversity, Future of Work, and Social Business.  Leading social media influencer on Digital Transformation, Accessibility and Digital Inclusion, Future of Work, Augmented Reality, Connected Home, and Security. Source: Onalytica Reports. I provide digital consultancy across the different sectors of the organization specializing in Business Intelligence, Customer Experience, Social Business, Social Media Analytics, and Profiles.  Extensive experience with Global Organisations, social enterprise technology, digital transformation, and transition projects, building teams in multicultural work environments around the world, to achieve high levels of performance, customer satisfaction.  Key factors to stay relevant in the modern workplace: Stay flexible, adapt to change, develop your skills, appreciate diversity, keep up-to-date, brand yourself, make connections, be on the vanguard and follow your passion  Has social entrepreneur, I co-founded six startups. My current projects include the Internet of Things, Coworking, Accessibility, and Digital Inclusion.  LinkedIn Training | Twitter Training | Social Selling Training | Social Media Training | Sales Enablement | Sales Training | Analytics Training |Lead Generation | Event Marketing

Innovation broker. Recognizing opportunities that link tech, ideas, and people through networking

Passionate about Digital Inclusion, Social Media Engagement, Diversity, Future of Work, and Social Business.

Leading social media influencer on Digital Transformation, Accessibility and Digital Inclusion, Future of Work, Augmented Reality, Connected Home, and Security.
Source: Onalytica Reports.
I provide digital consultancy across the different sectors of the organization specializing in Business Intelligence, Customer Experience, Social Business, Social Media Analytics, and Profiles.

Extensive experience with Global Organisations, social enterprise technology, digital transformation, and transition projects, building teams in multicultural work environments around the world, to achieve high levels of performance, customer satisfaction.

Key factors to stay relevant in the modern workplace:
Stay flexible, adapt to change, develop your skills, appreciate diversity, keep up-to-date, brand yourself, make connections, be on the vanguard and follow your passion

Has social entrepreneur, I co-founded six startups. My current projects include the Internet of Things, Coworking, Accessibility, and Digital Inclusion.

LinkedIn Training | Twitter Training | Social Selling Training | Social Media Training | Sales Enablement | Sales Training | Analytics Training |Lead Generation | Event Marketing

Antonio Santos 

Community Manager at Atos