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Max Cottica

CIO
Staycity Group

Max is Chief Information Officer in Staycity Aparthotels, Ireland. He has worked all his life in IT and predominantly in data and analytics related projects. His vast technical knowledge coupled with strategic vision make for an interesting mix of skills around data management and governance, delivery and execution, analytics and data science, visualization and MI. His expertise also lies in organizational models, data strategies, operational and execution models, data quality and metadata management, Agile, SAFe and CRISP frameworks. Max is very passionate about the industry and grateful he was able in all these years to embrace the new, welcome change and drive transformation for companies like Oracle, Microsoft, Digital, Compaq, HP and HPE and various financial firms like Ulster Bank, Pioneer Investments and AIB. Outside of the data universe he has lived the rock star dream in the 80s, has written his own comic book line and is known as the Irishspawn in the action figures and collectibles world. What I would like to learn from this summit? - "I am interested in applications of ML in my industry" How my role has contributed to business success - Tom Walsh CEO of Staycity Aparthotels said that the new CIO is transforming the way the company operates from data analysis and insights to streamlining processes and creating efficiencies.

Max Cottica