Ruth Mac Partlin

Ruth Mac Partlin

Digital and Business Transformation Consultant. Blockchain application evangelist. Citizen privacy & identity advocacy

As a marketing manager based in Silicon Valley, Ruth got her first taste of developing for the Internet in the late nineties. Her interest was sparked so much, that she upskilled on her return to Ireland as a ‘New Media’ PM at the beginning of the millennium.  From 2002 – 2017, she was immersed in the world of software and everything digital, project managing some of the largest Internet projects in Ireland.  During those 15 years, she co-founded and ran a number of companies.  The concept of Blockchain sparked her interest in 2014, and she has been immersed in it’s possibilities since then.  In 2017, she developed a proof of concept for Citizen Digital Identity using the recently released HyperLedger Fabric.  Currently a digital transformation consultant, she see’s daily opportunities for using Blockchain technology to improve outcomes in the area of compliance.