“A customer centric technologist with 12 years’ experience in multi-disciplined leadership roles in multinational and start-up environments, in people management and technical capacities. Has realized over $2 million in savings through workflow automation, global manufacturing test and IoT optimizations.”

“Online influencer/writer and global circuit speaker on tech trends in Innovation, IoT and Data Science. Lean agile development evangelist. Excels in global roles. Patent holder. Social technology activist.”

Denis Canty is the Lead Technologist for IoT with Johnson Controls Innovation Group based in Cork, Ireland. His current role means collaborating extensively between technical and sales teams to drive further commercialisation opportunity through technology (both our own and partners/startups) into our sales channels, specifically looking at the emerging Smart Building market. The projects include our existing technologies – Building Security, Retail, HVAC and Building Energy –  and emerging technologies such as IoT, AR and Machine Learning, then taking key input from numerous stakeholders and processes to deliver ROI for customers and partners from these solutions. Denis speaks on the national and international circuit for Johnson Controls at numerous technology conferences.

Denis held a position of Principal Data Architect with EMC from 2010 to 2015, spending 2011 in Silicon Valley. Denis was also a member of EMC’s global innovation council and as an ambassador with their office of the CTO, leading their customer insight software development. Denis won two global innovation awards in his time with EMC, in the areas of sustainability and e-services, and has a patent in intelligent power management on storage architecture. He also worked previously for Alps automotive division from 2005-2010, in a variety of roles, including as the lead computer vision engineer, and the lead technologist on European research projects in the areas of in-vehicle distraction monitoring and smart home devices.

Denis also spent time in the start-up world, such as a healthcare informatics consultant with ACE Health, leading the development for an application which helps healthcare service providers achieve better patient outcomes and cut costs through a regulator-approved predictive analytics platform in the Dutch and US markets. Denis has a degree in Electronic Engineer from Cork Institute of Technology, a Masters in Microelectronic Chip Design from University College Cork and a Masters in Computer Science from Dublin City University.