John is a co-founder and CEO of one of Irelands leading data protection firms, Sytorus. A company leading the market by delivering end-to-end Data Protection solutions.
John is a proven technical entrepreneur, with over 15 years of insight into business operations and execution. John excels at developing strategic partnerships, implementing mission critical technical solutions involving Big Data and building Data Protection solutions from the ground level up. His career to date has seen him selected by leading government agencies to pioneer the knowledge based economy agenda, successfully implement essential EU directives for the insurance sector, assist in cost reduction programmes across the financial services sector, and work with senior management and executives to drive efficiencies and maximise profit. John has extensive experience in developing smart technology solutions around data protection compliance, and is the primary IT architect for PrivacyEngine, Sytorus’ innovative product to help Data Protection Officers be compliant with the General Data Protection Regulation.
He is a certified Data Protection Practitioner, holds a bachelor’s degree with honours and a PhD in computer science from National University of Ireland, Maynooth. He attended Harvard Business School, completing an Executive Education Programme