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About me

I am originally from Macroom in Cork, Ireland. I am an uncle to my beautiful nieces Aoife & Iona. My hobbies include Soccer (supporting, playing and coaching), Fitness, DIY, Travel and Scuba Diving. I am a volunteer with Special Olympics Ireland, and also have been helping on STEM activities with various institutes across Ireland. Most recent involvement were in Robotics to Schools programs and building a program to tutor maths to school students in University College Cork.
Whilst my job is technology, I love what I do. I have been fascinated with how technology impacts our lives since I was a child taking apart RC cars. During my career, I always looked for mentorship from business and technology leaders, and I also help the younger generation by mentoring and “sending the elevator down”. I contribute to the technology community by advising, consulting, writing and also speaking at international conferences. I also have two implants (battery less) in my hands, one for my access card, and one for holding medical information. Why? Contact me to learn more about this.
Fun Fact – I spent a number of years as a part time freelance sports journalist with the Evening Echo newspaper in Cork.
Below is a series of photos on the above – happy viewing!
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Me with my niece Aoife – Aoife likes chips!
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Friends Joe and PJ with myself supporting the Ireland soccer team
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Before speaking at the IoT World conderence
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The event was BT young Scientist, the theme was “Transformation”. For my company at the time EMC, I donned the spandex to be “Blue Flash” 🙂 (I kept my job)
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Two of the team I helped coach with Irish soccer legend John Giles
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Me with my two closest friends (Bryan and John) when we won the double with our soccer club Macroom in 2010.
Disclaimer : All photos not available for reuse without express permission from myself, at deniscanty@gmail.com