Domhnaill Hernon

Head of Experiments in Art and Technology (EAT), Nokia Bell Labs

Domhnaill Hernon is head of Experiments in Art and Technology (EAT) at Nokia Bell Labs. He graduated with a BEng in aeronautical engineering and PhD in fluid mechanics from the University of Limerick, and an executive MBA from Dublin City University. He is passionate about turning research and ideas into reality and exploring the bounds of creativity to push the limits of technology. Domhnaill was previously responsible for turning Bell Labs’ disruptive research assets into proto-solutions that could be tested at scale in the market and he established new methods to overcome the ‘Innovation Valley of Death’. He is currently responsible for Bell Labs’ global activities in EAT where he collaborates with the artistic community to push the limits of technology to solve the greatest human-need challenges.