Smart Dublin Coordinator and Digital Strategy Officer, Dún Laoghaire Rathdown County Council
Working as Digital Strategy Officer for Dún Laoghaire Rathdown (dlr) County Council, Ronan has 12 years experience in the Local Authority sector and over 20 years experience in ICT (Information, Communications & Technology).
An initial interest in Open Source Software led to work in the areas of ICT in Education, mapping in the Public Sector and the role of technology and data in transforming local government through improved efficiencies and transparency.
Since starting with dlr in 2016, Ronan has been involved in various projects under the Digital Transformation banner, including defining and delivering the technology solution for the new Council Chamber, the development and delivery of dlr’s new customer care centre – The Civic Hub, the digitisation of the dlr Grants System and the Smart Dublin SBIR IOT (Internet of Things) Challenge.
Ronan holds a primary degree in Philosophy and English, a Postgrad in Communications and various other professional qualifications including Linux, Microsoft, Python and Welding.