Dermot Corrigan


Dermot is CEO of smartKYC, an AI software business that delivers due diligence automation technology for onboarding, refresh and monitoring. He has over 30 years’ experience in the media and technology sectors. In addition to launching the world’s first adverse media search engine in 2004 (LexisNexis), he has held board positions for the world’s largest corporate and investor relations news distributor (PR Newswire), a technology subsidiary of the Independent newspaper group (Independent News & Media) and one of the world’s largest social and mainstream media monitoring businesses (Gorkana).

As well as this unrivalled knowledge of adverse media content and technology, he is also expert in open-source intelligence technology (OSINT) having led the specialist geopolitical risk intelligence arm of IHS Markit, now part of S&P Global.






Dermot Corrigan  
Chief Executive