PRESS RELEASE – Data Republic Appoints Geoff Sweeney as Chief Technology Officer


Data Republic, Asia Pacific’s leading data sharing platform, announced today the appointment of Geoff Sweeney as its new Chief Technology Officer, effective immediately. He will be based in the Data Republic Sydney office.

With over 20 years in the technology industry, Mr Sweeney’s experience in driving growth through innovation and digital transformation is in line with Data Republic’s plans to further grow its business capabilities.

Mr Sweeney has worked as the Global Head of Engineering at Nuix, Vice President Software Engineering at MasterCard, Lead Architect at IBM Global Services and also designed and founded an innovative AI based SIEM software solution.

Mr Sweeney will oversee the strategy, architecture and technical delivery of Data Republic’s technology suite including the Senate Platform and its accompanying privacy-preserving matching solution called Senate Matching. He will also manage future platform developments designed to support the expansion of the company’s product portfolio to enable enterprises around the world.

Data Republic Co-founder and CEO Danny Gilligan said:

We are pleased to welcome Geoff on board at a truly exciting time in Data Republic’s growth and product maturity. Geoff has unique experience at the intersection of enterprise solutions, data, complexity at scale, governance, security and privacy. These are all meaty challenges we are collectively solving for our customers and his leadership will be invaluable.

On his appointment, Geoff Sweeney said:

The opportunity to create enabling technology for the data economy is huge and will have so much impact on the way we govern data flows between individuals, businesses and across society as a whole. I’m looking forward to hitting the ground running with Danny and the team to further solidify Data Republic’s leading technology offering and demonstrate what’s possible in a connected, governed data world.


Check out the news and commentary on this announcement:

CIO – 8/10/2019

Data Republic appoints Geoff Sweeney as CTO

CSO – 9/10/2019

Data Republic appoints Geoff Sweeney as Chief Technology Officer

Channel Asia – 9/10/2019

Data Republic appoints Geoff Sweeney as Chief Technology Officer


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