Anthony O’Callaghan (15th Sept)

Chief Information Officer at The Carbery Group / Chairman of it@Cork, Carbery Group

Anthony is a successful result driven executive with over 20 years of experience in enterprise-level solutions and management. Anthony is currently employed as the Chief Information Officer for the Carbery Group which is a global leader in food ingredients and flavors with operations in EMEA, APAC and the Americas with overall responsible for all digital aspects of the group business.

Prior to Carbery Anthony spent 18 years with Flex where he has worn many hats such as leading supply chain solutions and commercial quotations for Flex GSS, leading the IT operations group spanning 15 of Flex EMEA sites, initiated and directed a BI enablement team focussed on delivering business insight to the EMEA region, led the IT Implementations group, managed large scale global deployments, IT account manager for some of their largest customers, lead architect of the cloud strategy team, developed as a functional logistics and enterprise planning consultant and at the beginning I worked as a network administrator.

Anthony also worked a two year period with Johnson controls where he led the global Analytics and Artificial Intelligence group responsible for transforming the company into a data driven organisation and also enabling the organisation to remove significant cost through the use of Artificial Intelligence / RPA.

Anthony is also the Chairman of it@cork which is the largest not for profit technology focused organisation in the south of Ireland representing over 300 member companies.