Speaker Release: Payments Through Time and Space
Digital DNA is getting bigger and better every day here at Digital DNA HQ. We have so many surprise elements to the event that we can’t tell you just yet, but who doesn’t like a bit of suspense!
Something we can update you on is two more of our incredible speakers to add to the insurmountable level of talent that we have this year. Two pillars of leadership and innovation within digital technology will be on our stage and we can’t wait for you to hear their inspiring words.
Louise Phelan | PayPal
Louise is Vice President of Global Operations for PayPal EMEA. She leads 2,600 people in Dublin, Dundalk and Berlin. She is also a non-executive Director at Ryanair, member of the Board of Directors of Voxpro and former President of the American Chamber of Commerce in Ireland.
She brings with her a huge wealth of experience and talent in leadership and technology. PayPal has revolutionised how we interact and transact online all with digital at the forefront of development so we’re thrilled to have her at Digital DNA to inspire delegates to be forward thinking in their use of digital.
Sinead O’Sullivan | Harvard Business School
Sinead O’Sullivan is a US-based Aerospace Engineer. Having studied at Queen’s University, Belfast, she has gone on to study at other academic institutions including the International Space University, the Georgia Institute of Technology and Harvard University.
Specialising in space, she is currently the Lead for the Space Generation Advisory Council’s research group on Space Technologies for Disaster Management. In addition, she is a Research Fellow for the U.S. Center for Climate and Security, focusing on drone and satellite technologies. Her previous experience as a researcher include projects with the European Space Agency, the Brazilian Space Agency and more recently NASA and the Jet Propulsion Laboratory.
Sinead is currently the CEO of AviOptix, an analytics company that specializes in drones and satellite data integration. Providing humanitarian relief in emerging economies with the United Nations is one of the challenges that Sinead is trying to tackle through her company. Furthermore, Sinead is an advocate of Northern Irish talent and seeks to hire local graduates as her company expands internationally.