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Professor Barry O'Sullivan named as a sci-tech leader to watch in 2019

Insight's Professor Barry O'Sullivan has been named as one of the key sci-tech leaders to watch in 2019. The list, compiled by Silicon Republic describes O'Sullivan as, "A globally recognised expert in artificial intelligence (AI), Prof Barry O’Sullivan is the founding director of the Insight Centre for Data Analytics at University College Cork (UCC) and president of the European Association for AI. He has been involved in winning more than €250m in research funding, of which €40m has directly supported UCC."

The piece goes on to say, "He is keen on examining how Europe can establish its own unique AI identity: “By and large, the consensus in Europe seems to be that Europe will develop AI technologies that have European principles and culture built in with respect for the citizen, as well as data protection, privacy, respect for lifestyle choice and other fundamental freedoms.”

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