Daragh O Brien
Founder & MD, Castlebridge
Daragh O Brien is the founder and managing director of Castlebridge, a business information strategy consultancy specialising in data governance, data privacy, and information ethics. Castlebridge works with clients in a range of sectors from charities to government departments. He served as the Data Protection Officer to the Presidential campaign of Michael D. Higgins, the current President of Ireland. Prior to founding Castlebridge in 2009, Daragh worked for a leading telecommunications company in roles including Customer Data Integration strategy and implementation and Regulatory and Governance Operations. He is the co-author of Ethical Data and Information Management: Concepts, Tools, and Methods, published in 2018. He is also the co-founder and architect of Noppera-Bo, an AI-based redaction tool for CCTV.