Startup Weekend Dublin
Friday, April 10 - 12, 2015
Friday, April 10 - 12, 2015
Event starts at 6:30 pm
Friday April 10th
Saturday April 11th
Sunday April 12th
Connor was the first marketing person in Phorest and built a team of 6 marketeers in less than 18 months while increasing lead generation by multiples year-on-year. Phorest is a company that is built on bootstrapping techniques and his specialities lie in lead generation, developing marketing teams and delivering growth on small budgets.
He has extensive experience across digital banking, the payments industry and innovation in financial products. He has been responsible for Credit Card, Deposits and Current Account product strategies and has delivered multiple new retail products to the Irish market.
His recent role in Bank of Ireland looks at long term planning, consumer behaviour changes, market planning and incubation and the integration of fintech and innovative start-ups. He is responsible for Bank of Ireland workbench and Startlab initiatives which incubate and support the vibrant tech ecosystem across Ireland. He is also responsible for the Bank of Ireland Enterprise programme supporting business and community growth in Ireland through National Enterprise Towns and Awards and the digital platform Thinkbusiness.ie
Director, Ads Policy Operations EMEA at Google
He is currently in the process of founding a distillery, and will continue to invest in startup teams, products and opportunities.
Coaches and Mentors
Following time at IBM and Merrill Lynch, David joined McKinsey & Company Consulting where he advised a wide range of clients including internet start ups, mobile phone operators and private equity firms.
After McKinsey, David joined the senior management team of ezetop as the Head of Online and Head of Product before leaving to advise a number of multi-nationals and start-up companies in the areas of online sales, technology and fund-raising.
David received a Masters in Business from Smurfit Business School, University College Dublin (2007) and a BA Mod in Computer Science from Trinity College Dublin (2006).
Founder & CEO Deposify
An active member of the startup community in Europe, Niamh has mentored in a number of incubators and at events, including the world’s first tech accelerator for innovative eye related products, EyeFocus Accelerator in Berlin. She has a strong focus on business development, marketing and community building.
Marketing Director EMEA at AdRoll
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I’m a Norwegian entrepreneur and Internet-based software veteran having created industry firsts for F500 enterprises and GOs, currently living in Cologne, Germany.
I found tech startups to solve problems, consult F100 enterprises on Corporate Entrepreneurship, lecture on startup entrepreneurship to students, keynote entrepreneurial events and volunteer for the local startup ecosystem, invest in & help early stage startups raise venture capital funding.