Garry Connolly

Founder/President Host in Ireland and Chairman of GconnTec Garry Connolly is the President and Founder of award winning Host in Ireland, a strategic global initiative created to increase awareness of the benefits of hosting digital assets in Ireland, and the capabilities of Irish companies. A much sought-after keynote speaker, panelist and moderator at global industry events, Garry regularly appears in conferences throughout the United States, Singapore, Hong Kong, Dublin, London, Monaco and Costa Rica. Garry has over 30 years’ experience in assisting Foreign Direct investment into Europe and demonstrates a pragmatic and common sense approach. In addition to providing leadership at the award-winning Host in Ireland initiative, Garry has also been recognised as one of ’the world’s most influential data economy leaders’ in 2019 by Data Economy, top 50 EMEA Influencers in Cloud and Data Centres 2018 by Data Economy, and was runner up in the 2017 DCS Awards’ ‘Data Centre Individual of Year’ category.
Garry Connolly

What’s Behind Smart Devices? A Data Centre, Of Course

By Garry Connolly | September 11, 2019

Smart TV’s, Smart Phones, What’s Behind Smart Devices? It’s not difficult to be “smart” these days. We wake up in the morning and check our social media feeds on our smart phone while turning on our smart TV to get

Garry Connolly

Data Policy is Fundamental for Trust

By Garry Connolly | April 11, 2019

Data Policy Trust Consumers once owned and protected their data independent of anyone else. Handwritten letters, paper bank statements, medical records locked up in a doctor’s office were once the norm. The online era of digitalization and social media has