Ciara Byrne

Ciara Byrne

Technology Strategist and Journalist

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Ciara’s most recent permanent position was as Director of Strategy at AuthenTec, where she identified and analysed new markets for AuthenTec’s embedded security solutions as well as defining new products for those markets. She is also a freelance technology journalist who writes regularly for several news sites including VentureBeat and O’ Reilly Radar. Her background includes posts as security standards expert, engineering and project manager, software team lead, R&D team lead and Java developer.