Main Stage

Speaker Series

The main stage at Career Zoo hosts inspiring speakers including founders, CEOs and top Irish and International industry experts.

Our speaker sessions at Career Zoo allow you to discover the companies, roles and trends that are shaping the world in which we live. From IoT, E-Commerce to diversity and employer culture, our speaker sessions explore some of some the breakthrough fields that will define generations to come.

The schedule below is from our Spring 2017 event


Diversity: Overcoming Barriers for Women in STEM

Compere Arlene O'Neill

Jacinta Walker Head of Digital Marketing EMEA, Qualtrics
Lynn Gallagher Manager Manufacturing Technology, Bristol-Myers Squibb
Laura Varga Senior DevOps,
Moira Salerno Head of ERP Managed Services, Version1
11:30 Keynote

John Turek, SVP of Engineering

Scale: How to plan and deliver on it

Andrew Duffy, Front-end API lead

Scaling database access

Laura Varga, Senior DevOps

Cloud at scale: configuration and service management in the cloud

Bryan Conneely, Pricing Team Lead

Saving people from high prices


The Future of E-Commerce

Compere Jonathan McCrea

Diarmuid Gill SVP of Engineering (Europe), Criteo
David Ryan VP Engineering and Operations, Site Lead Dublin,
Deirdre O'Meara Senior Communications Manager, eBay
Elizabeth Fulham CEO & Founder, SalesOptimize

InterTech Ireland: Diversity is Dead

Compere Conor Kavanagh

Daniel Toth InterTech Ireland
Ricardo Mozzini InterTech Ireland
Laura Harmon Women in Leadership Officer, NWCI

PTC's IoT Demo

Daniel Din Presales Technical Specialist, PTC

Developing a Career in the Internet of Things

Compere Jonathan McCrea

Ronan Furlong Executive Director, DCU Alpha Innovation Campus
Dr. Chris Watson Technical Vice President - Office of the CTO, PTC
Peter Mitchell CTO, Fleetmatics
Cliodhna Ni Scanaill Senior Software Engineer with the IoT and Wearables Group, Intel

IrishJobs: What makes a good workplace in 2017?

Compere Marie Reilly

Donnchadh Casey Head of Operations and Services, Qualtrics
Noel Cronin Training and Knowledge Mangement Lead, Amgen
Suzanne Whelan Talent Acquisition Manager, Version1
John Deasy Associate Director, Utilities and Facilities Management - Engineering Group, Bristol-Myers Squibb

Our Spring 2017 Partners

Gold Partners

Silver Partners


Media Partners

Tech Partners