Senior Funded Researcher, Insight Centre for Data Analytics@DCU
Ray Walshe is a Funded Investigator (FI) in the Insight Centre for Data Analytics in Dublin City University. He runs Big Data projects in the areas of Health/Human Performance, Power Electronics and Personal Communication Platforms. Ray is a recognised expert in Big Data Standards where he some of his work includes : – Lead Editor of ISO WG9 Big Data Standards, – Head of Ireland Delegation for Big Data at NSAI, – Member of Cloud Select Industry Group (C-SIG) for DG-CNECT, Software and Services, Cloud Unit at European Commission , – Steering Board member for NetWorld2020, the European Technology Platform for communications networks and services, – Rapporteur for FOG Computing White Paper for European Standards Development Organisation (ETSI).
Ray’s other passion involves Startup Companies. Startup activities include: – for the European Commission he is Coordinator for Startup Europe Week activities in Ireland, – He is the Founder of Spark2Start a startup ecosystem event, – Leads the SEC2U and Startup Europe University Network initiatives for Ireland, – Works with Startup Companies in Insight Centre for Data Analytics, – Chief Architect for a number of Startups.
Building a Startup Company around Health and Wellness: EmployWells
Imagine if every employee had a fully personalised exercise, nutrition and weight management program on their smart phones, for their level, experience and goals. What are the main concerns with hydration, exercise, nutrition and engagement? Here we describe a personalised automated program is working for the individual at the standard of a highly qualified personal trainer and dietician.Employ Wells remotely guides, motivates and rewards employees step by step through their own bespoke health program. It takes people’s biometrics, experience, level and goals into account and gives them accurate measured results on their progress in real-time. Whether you are looking to lose weight, get fit, build muscle or overall wellness. The mobile management solution helps employees to track more, know more and achieve more. It transforms real-time data into actionable insights, measured results and visual metrics.