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STATS’ Chief Technology Officer and Regional Operations Director to Speak at IEEE World Forum on Internet of Things

April 17, 2019

LIMERICK– April 17, 2019STATS, the revolutionary leader in sports AI, announced Dr. Helen Sun, Chief Technology Officer, and Gráinne Barry, Regional Operations Director of EMEA, will speak at the IEEE 5th World Forum on Internet of Things (WF-IoT) at the University of Limerick today, April 17. Dr. Sun’s panel session begins at 11 a.m. IST, while Barry’s begins at 11:40 a.m. IST.

Dr. Sun will speak on the panel “The Power of Data” and will be joined by Sebastian Steinbuß, Director Lead Architecture at International Data Space Association, and Sven Löffler, Business Development Executive at T-Systems. She’ll examine emerging trends in sports data, including how organizations, teams, and individuals can harness the full power of data through advanced technologies like artificial intelligence and computer vision technology to unlock new insights and analytical methods.

“The digital revolution, fueled by an increasing wealth of data, is producing a new wave of cutting-edge services and solutions with endless possibilities that are influencing the way we live, work, and play,” said Dr. Sun. “Our team provides the world’s leading AI technology and data intelligence for sports. I look forward to discussing what we’ve learned and where data is driving the sports industry.”

At 11:40 a.m. IST, Barry will participate in a panel for the Women in Engineering Program, “Leadership: Insights and Experience from Leading Women in Technology.” She’s joined by Grainne Murphy, IoT Marketing Manager at Analog Devices; Maria-Alexandra Paul, Researcher at EPFL; and Ita Richardson, Associate Professor at the University of Limerick. The panel, aimed towards professional women in technology, will provide support for women across the industry by fostering discussion and collaboration.

“Women have historically made some of the biggest strides in the technology industry,” said Barry. “It’s our job collectively to encourage, lead, and raise up other women by showing them what’s possible, then giving them a space to nurture creativity and innovation. I’m delighted to be a part of this panel alongside women who are dedicated to revolutionizing the future of data and beyond.”

The IEEE WF-IoT is the premier conference for the IEEE IoT initiative and consists of the most outstanding participants from the research community, the public sector, and the industry. It highlights the importance of IoT technologies in fostering the digital revolution and creating a connected world to enhance lives and power global sustainability. For more information, visit