Fiona Edwards Murphy Ph.D. CEO & Co-founder, ApisProtect

Fiona Edwards Murphy Ph.D., CEO and Co-founder, ApisProtect is among the most widely published authors on Internet of Things and honey bees. ApisProtect is uniquely placed to disrupt a global, well-established industry with robust technology developed by Fiona Edwards Murphy, following her award-winning PhD research at University College Cork, Ireland.

Fiona’s work on the topic of hive monitoring has received many national and international awards from the Irish Research Council, The IEEE, IBM, The Irish Laboratory Awards, Google, and the Global Entrepreneurship Summit. In 2016 she was the only Irish recipient of a Google Anita Borg Memorial Scholarship.

She was awarded the Women Mean Business Sodexo Newcomer of the Year Award 2018. ApisProtect was listed in the Sunday Business Post “100 Hot Startups” for 2019 and Dr Fiona Edwards Murphy was shortlisted in The Irish Times as one of the 50 people to watch in Ireland in 2019.