ADRIAN WECKLER

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Topic: Technology The Future,

Expertise: The Future of Technology, Digital Business

Adrian Weckler is Ireland’s most recognised commentator on how technology is changing our personal and professional lives. As Technology Editor of both The Irish Independent and The Sunday Independent, he has risen to become the country’s most senior journalist in the sector, regularly appearing on national and international television and radio shows to interpret new trends. Appearances include RTE, the BBC, Sky News and a host of other broadcasters.

His columns and articles are read by over 1m people in print and online each week. He is also the host of Ireland’s most listened-to technology podcast, The Big Tech Show.

Adrian is currently the holder of the the Smurfit Business Journalism award, Ireland’s most prestigious business media accolade.

He is a multiple winner of other honours, including the Irish Internet Association’s Net Visionary award and the David Manley Media Award.

Adrian is an expert at explaining new trends in technology to business and non-business audiences.

These include:

  • Crypto currencies and blockchain
  • Data privacy and GDPR
  • The internet of things and smart devices
  • What’s coming in financial technology
  • IT security and threats to everyday computing
  • Software trends
  • The technology we’ll be using in five years’ time

As a seasoned journalist, Adrian understands the importance of avoiding tech jargon and business-speak. He presents in clear, entertaining language with multi-media where appropriate.