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The EUhackathon projects are assessed every year by a jury composed of a mix of engineers, civil society representatives and policy-makers.

Francesca Bosco

Francesca Bosco is a Project Officer at the Emerging Crimes Unit of the United Nations Interregional Crime and Justice Research Institute’s (UNICRI). She is responsible for cybercrime prevention projects, and in conjunction with key strategic partners, has developed new methodologies and strategies for researching and countering computer related crimes.

Colm Doyle

Colm Doyle is a Software Engineer at Facebook, where he focuses on helping people discover high quality content by leading publishers and public figures. Prior to joining Facebook, Colm was a Digital Advertising Developer at McConnells Advertising, one of Ireland’s largest advertising agencies. He is based at Facebook’s European Headquarters in Dublin, Ireland.

Charlene Manuel

Charlene Manuel is the Head of Marketing and Partnerships at, a global community of creative people making sense of complex issues through data and design. Together with nearly 100 partner universities, international organizations, companies, and NGOs, is helping to improve understanding and uncover insights about the systems that make up our world.

Marco Pancini

Marco Pancini is since 2011 a member of the Google policy team in Brussels, where his main areas of responsibility are open Internet issues, freedom of expression, child safety, and intermediary liability. He joined Google in 2007 as European policy counsel in charge of government relationship for the Italian market. He started his professional career as part of the start-up project of iBazar, the first on line auction web site in Europe, and then he joined eBay, when iBazar was acquired.

Brendan Sharkey

Brendan Sharkey is Manager of Online Communications at Transparency International (TI) Secretariat. TI works globally and locally in over 100 countries with partners in government, business, and civil society to put effective measures in place to tackle corruption. Prior to working at TI he worked as a Software Engineering Consultant for a number of multinational companies. Brendan holds a degree in Software Engineering and a Masters in International Relations.