Nick Geoghegan

Professional Yak Shaver


Nick is an IT professional living and working in Ireland, who likes all things tech and nerdy.

Nick was educated in NUI Galway, and eventually worked there as a postdoc researcher many moons ago. Nick specialises in large scale distributed systems, DevOps, cryptography, leadership & mentoring, databases, and low level performance optimisations. Opinions expressed are his own. His employers have far harsher things to say about you.

Nick’s research interests include GIS, Combinatorial Mathematics, scaling distributed systems, computer vision, augmented reality, cryptography, and machine learning.

Nick is currently working on an Open Source GPS program called Navit.

Nick likes receiving presents. His Amazon wish list is here. If you absolutely, positively, need to get in contact with him, email