Con Conlon

Founder and Managing Director


Cornelius (Con) Conlon is the Founder and Managing Director of Merit Data and Technology. With a background in software programming, Con has held a number of senior board level roles in technology businesses over the past 20 years.

He continues to influence the tech space as an innovator and investor in data driven technology, and in his role as Director and CTO of Merit Group Plc, parent of Dods Group, the largest political intelligence company in the UK, and Merit Data and Technology, all headquartered in the Shard.

Merit Data and Technology has delivered big data solutions to global enterprises for over 15 years across a range of industries, including maritime, construction, fashion and eCommerce. The company has developed a number of specialised automated data collection solutions, in addition to AI/ML tools that help transform raw and diverse data, into usable and valuable intelligence.