Co-founded Fishtree, an education software platform company, which was recently acquired by Follett Corp. a multibillion dollar US education company.
Invented, developed and maintained an advanced machine learning (ML) based software platform, underpinned by cutting edge technology and infrastructure. Search, recommender, NLP, ML, Data analytics and API disaggregation being key components of the Fishtree platform foundation.
Over 20 years experience as a Chief Technology Officer, software executive, running and building large teams globally within Education and Telecommunication verticals.. As a corporate software executive I have experience ranging from department & company turnaround, consolidation of technology and divisions, P&L, M&A., hiring , motivating and mentoring.
As a startup founder; in-depth experience in design, development and implementation of advanced software products and systems, hiring and keeping great teams, selling on a global stage.
Experience bootstrapping, raising venture finance over multiple rounds from institutions in Ireland, Asia and the US; hiring and employing highly skilled teams in Ireland and the US, doing deals and commercial contracts with companies worldwide.