Paul Kiernan
Chief Technical Officer
Skytek Ltd


Founder and chief technical officer (CTO) of Skytek Ltd a software development company located in Dublin, Ireland and incorporated in 1999. Paul graduated from University College Dublin (UCD) with a first class honours degree in Computer Science. He has been chief architect on a number of software projects deployed on board the International Space Station for both the European Space Agency and NASA. Paul was awarded the NASA Johnston Space Centre Exceptional Software Award in 2008.

Paul is also involved in a number of Security R&D projects within the EU FP7 security framework and currently the chief architect for the REACT system an emergency response and communications system deployed with the Dublin Fire Brigade.

Presentation Title: Emergency communications, a European approach