Dermot is a Venture Investment Leader at NDRC where he invests and mentors early stage companies through to securing their first customers and seed investment as they build ideas into globally scalable business.
Prior to NDRC, Dermot ran his own consultancy business where he worked with Startups, SMEs and Enterprise companies on strategy, product development and investment. Dermot was COO and CTO for Storyful where over three years he grew it from two to 35 staff, build the core technology platform and operations and managed finances and investment. Storyful was sold to NewsCorp for $25 million in 2013.
Dermot spent over decade in GE working in Ireland and across Europe on financial services products, strategy and technology and was a lecturer on the Micheal Smurfit Graduate Business School, UCD for 12 years.