SPEAKER - Digitalcatapult
Head of Digital Catapult
Tom is Director of the Digital Catapult NI, providing strategic guidance on initiatives and activities. Digital Catapult NI focuses on helping organisations work smarter, more efficiently and ultimately become more productive by realising and implementing innovative digital technologies. It promotes a connected network to spearhead innovation and collaboration and provides access to other organisations in the wider Digital Catapult network.
Tom is also the founder of the BelTech conference which runs annually in Belfast, Northern Ireland. The focus of this event is to give tech practitioners a forum to meet and exchange views with their peers locally and globally, to celebrate achievement in NI Tech, and to engage and inspire the next generation of tech professionals. In addition to founding BelTech, Tom curates the content of the technology sessions.
Tom is an Angel Investor and Non-Exec Director, and is Chairman of the University of Ulster Industrial Liaison Board, is a member of the CCEA Regulatory Advisory panel and is a member of the MATRIX Science Industry Panel, advising Government on ICT policy.