Dr. Wassim Derguech is Co-founder and Chief Operating Officer of FMCI – Prior to joining FMCI, Wassim was a product owner and agile delivery lead at Jaguar Land Rover Ireland where he was leading the platform reliability engineering team responsible for the deployment solution of the cloud infrastructure for managing real-time vehicle data. Wassim worked as the technical manager at Derilinx, an SME that develops Open Data solutions for clients (such as the Irish Government, Central Statistics Office, the World Bank group and others) interested in publishing, linking, analysing and visualising their data using Linked Open Data principles.
Wassim is the chairperson of Shannon Chamber Skillnet Steering Committee member of Robots, Cobots and Robotics Technical Committee TC49 of the National Standards Authority of Ireland. He also worked as a research scientist at the Insight Centre for Data Analytics, National University of Ireland, Galway where got his PhD and worked as the technical lead and solution architect for various national and European projects.
Wassim is also the coordinator of EALU-AER project which is Ireland’s first Digital Sky Demonstrator of U-space services. EALU-AER is a SESAR JU project co-funded by the European Commission – CINEA – European Climate, Infrastructure and Environment Executive Agency.