Week 2023


Gerry McGovern

Chief Executive Officer, Customer Carewords

November 21, 2023

BONUS SESSION: The Environmental Weight of Data

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Gerry has published eight books on digital content and data. In 1996, the Irish government published his report, ‘Ireland, The Digital Age, The Internet.’ That same year, The European Union awarded Nua, a company he co-founded, its Best Overall WWW Business Achievement Award. Gerry’s latest book, World Wide Waste, examines the impact data waste and e-waste are having on the environment and what to do about it. He developed Top Tasks, a research method used by hundreds of organizations to help identify what truly matters. The Irish Times has described Gerry as one of five visionaries who have had a major impact on the development of the Web.

Gerry McGovern