Sept. 28 | Dublin


Keynote speakers

Tony Mooney, Managing Director, Woodstock Moon (Formerly Managing Director at Sky and Experian)

Over the last 25 years, Tony has built and directed a number of world-leading data and insight organisations for major corporations including Sky, Orange, British Gas and the AA. In each case, he designed, created and deployed advanced consumer data and insight capabilities to deliver competitive advantage and help achieve business objectives.

He has been responsible for running large P&Ls, having led B2B service businesses for Experian and Sky, with some of the largest UK consumer brands as clients, including LTSB, Barclays, HBOS, RBS, Orange, Vodafone, Homeserve, Zurich & Centrica as well as Microsoft in the US & financial services companies in the Far East. He has been a client of SAS, in various organisations, for over 20 years.

Andrew Chetty, Head of Market Intelligence & Business Development, Thingful

Two decades experience in tech product definition & messaging with specific expertise in financial & tech industries. Founded various cultural and entertainment initiatives from interactive physical spaces to leading the creations of the UK’s first IoT-enabled public interactive gallery. Former Head of New Media at ICA London. He previously co-founded, a communication agency specialising in servicing the B2B offering of investments banks and insurance companies as well as financial technology companies.

Lorcan Malone, Chief Executive, Analytics Institute

Lorcan is a senior manager who has held international roles in Ireland, Europe and the Middle East.

He is the Chief Executive of the Analytics Institute, the Professional Membership body for the Data Analytics and Data Science sector.

Prior to this he has worked in Amsterdam as Director Netherlands with Enterprise Ireland and across global markets with Ericsson, BT and the ECDL Foundation.

He holds an MBS in International Marketing from Smurfit UCD and a first class degree in Business from the University of Ulster. He has an Advanced Diploma in Executive Coaching and Psychometrics from the British Psychological Society.

Lorcan is an International Business Advocate for Enterprise Ireland and a Business Advisor on the prestigious EI International Selling Programme. He is also an advisor on the G4IG Programme delivered by the Irish Management Institute.

Fritz Lehman, Executive Vice President & Chief Customer Officer, SAS

Fritz Lehman leads SAS’ Global Professional Services and Delivery, Technical Support, Education and Publications divisions, as well as the US Customer Loyalty team. He is focused on ensuring customers are connected to the support and service they need at SAS, acting as a customer advocate across the company worldwide. A SAS veteran of more than 30 years, Lehman has always been customer-focused in his career, whether he was working in tech support, consulting, or research and design. He extends his passion for providing service to others through philanthropic work with organizations such as the Food Bank of Central & Eastern North Carolina and Dress for Success.

You can follow Fritz on Twitter as @LehmanFritz.

Chris Hemedinger, Senior Manager for SAS Online Communities, SAS

Chris is the Senior Manager for SAS Online Communities, a global gathering place for SAS users to share questions, answers, and best practices. Since 1993, Chris has worked for SAS as an author, a software developer, an R&D manager, and a consultant. Inexplicably, Chris is still coasting on the limited fame he earned as an author of SAS For Dummies. He also hosts the SAS Tech Talk webcasts each year from SAS Global Forum, connecting viewers with smart people from SAS R&D and the impressive work that they do.

You can follow Chris at The SAS Dummy blog and on Twitter as @cjdinger.

Alan Swanton
Lead Performance Analyst, Sport Ireland

Aoife D'Arcy
Founder, The Analytics Store

Alex Manek
Director Data Analytics, EY

Nick Carrel
Head of Decision Analytics, Shop Direct

Jan De Chaumont
Chief Data Officer, Permanent TSB

John Spooner
Head of Advanced Analytics, SAS

Dave Smith
Principal Technology Specialist, SAS

Myles Hannon
Director of Education, SAS

Mike Turner
Principal Business Adviser, SAS

Steve Ludlow
Technology Advisor, SAS

Mike Wake
Head of GDPR, SAS

Please check back for more speakers to be announced.