Mentors 2024




Aileen Cotter

Lecturer & Industry Placement Manager

Aileen Cotter

Lecturer & Industry Placement Manager

I am employed at Munster Technological University, Cork as a Lecturer, Placement Manager and Research Supervisor. With over two decades of experience in my role I look forward to mentoring students on this exciting initiative.

www.linkedin.com/in/aileen-cotter-a2557359

Aine O'Donovan

Senior Lecturer in Mental Health

Aine O'Donovan

Senior Lecturer in Mental Health



https://ie.linkedin.com/in/ine-o-donovan-phd-14556733?trk=public_profile_browsemap


Aine O Flaherty

Senior Designer

Aine O Flaherty

Senior Designer

Áine O’Flaherty is a Senior Designer at Verve. When not spending time on screens creating events, motion graphics or enhancing user experiences she can be usually found outdoors; cycling, swimming or walking in nature.

www.linkedin.com/in/aineoflaherty


Aisling O'Mahony

Project Manager/Lecturer

Aisling O'Mahony

Project Manager/Lecturer



https://www.linkedin.com/in/aisling-o-mahony-297512a2


Aisling Purcell

Content Manager

Aisling Purcell

Content Manager



https://www.linkedin.com/in/aisling-ashling-purcell-421382100/


Alessandra Ravidà

Design Director

Alessandra Ravidà

Design Director

Hi there! I am Alessandra and I am fundamentally a curious person. I am a graphic designer and I currently work as a Design Director in Red Dog. What I love about design is identifying key problems, and finding beautiful solutions through solid research and creativity. I hope you'll love it too!

https://reddog.ie/

Alison Blake

Communications

Alison Blake

Communications



https://www.linkedin.com/in/alison-blake-81674066/

Amanda Fennell

Marketing Director, Construction Marketing

Amanda Fennell

Marketing Director, Construction Marketing



https://www.linkedin.com/in/amandafennell/

Andrew D'Souza

Member of CTO Team

Andrew D'Souza

Member of CTO Team



https://www.linkedin.com/in/andrew-d-souza-3860b11


Annik Dennehy

Digital Marketing Lead

Annik Dennehy

Digital Marketing Lead

Digital Marketing Lead with a passion for crafting performance-driven strategies tailored to elevate ecommerce success. I specialise in leveraging the power of email marketing, social media, and PPC to drive tangible results for clients. Prior career - Deaf Interpreter

https://www.linkedin.com/in/annik-dennehy


Ann Marie Mitchell

Product Owner

Ann Marie Mitchell

Product Owner

Once Upon a time, Ann Marie Mitchell, embarked on a journey in the world of IT, from QA, BA and currently Product Owner. Along the way I also found the passion working in the Wellbeing space and am lead of the Wellbeing Group. Now I am here to help you with your B!G iDEA's!

www.linkedin.com/in/ann-marie-mitchell-popm-sp-wellness-ambassador-b08834234


Aoife Murphy

Senior Executive Assistant

Aoife Murphy

Senior Executive Assistant



https://www.linkedin.com/in/aoife-murphy-151b99119/


Asila Siddiqui

Sr. Digital Transformation Specialist

Asila Siddiqui

Sr. Digital Transformation Specialist



https://ie.linkedin.com/in/asila-s


Barry Murphy

Global Learning Lead

Barry Murphy

Global Learning Lead

Work Futurist. People geek. Learning nerd. Equal parts psychologist, technologist, educator, researcher, designer and coach. I am passionate about helping people to get to why, be the best versions of themselves and empower those around them to do their best work.

https://www.linkedin.com/in/barrymurphy/


Brad Kearns

Business Intelligence & Marketing Specialist

Brad Kearns

Business Intelligence & Marketing Specialist



https://www.linkedin.com/in/bradley-kearns/


Caoimhe Kelly

Shoe Designer, Lecturer, Mentor

Caoimhe Kelly

Shoe Designer, Lecturer, Mentor

Having spent 20+ years as a shoe design lead for global brands, I now focus on using design skills and creativity for collaborative problem-solving. I still love designing shoes though! I just focus on smaller brands with an eye on the future and sustainability.

https://www.linkedin.com/in/caokel15/


Caoimhe Mulhall

Head of Marketing, Europe

Caoimhe Mulhall

Head of Marketing, Europe

I didn't really have a plan. I just knew what I liked to do. And through following my passions travel, technology and learning I have followed a varied and interesting career, helping people and organisations achieve their goals.

https://www.linkedin.com/in/caoimhemulhall/


Carmel Fahy

Product Owner

Carmel Fahy

Product Owner

Product owner with Fineos with previous experience in project management and training mainly in financial services and the insurance sector. Outside of work I have an interest in cyberpsychology and digital literacy

https://www.linkedin.com/in/carmel-fahy-pmp-03922a24/?lipi=urnlipaged_flagship3_feedN0fpMGocTACwSKnfEBPEQ


Carol McEvoy

Senior Tax Manager

Carol McEvoy

Senior Tax Manager



https://www.linkedin.com/in/carol-mcevoy-6062622a/


Carol M Veiga

Student Recruitment Officer

Carol M Veiga

Student Recruitment Officer

My background is in education, languages, recruitment (students and professionals), customer service and HR. I am passionate about supporting young people to unlock their full potential and enabling them to begin, belong and become the people they want to be. Know that you can and you will!

https://www.linkedin.com/in/carolveiga/

Caroline Potter

Manager, Account Based Marketing Enterprise

Caroline Potter

Manager, Account Based Marketing Enterprise



https://www.linkedin.com/in/caroline-potter-67b0ab2/


Charlotte Acciari

Senior Product Designer

Charlotte Acciari

Senior Product Designer

Hi there! My name's Charlotte, Senior Product Designer, working in Tech. I've always been curious to understand why people would do what they choose to do, as well as pulling apart computers to understand the functioning of it.

https://linkedin.com/in/charlotte-acciari/

Charlotte Bourke

UX Designer

Charlotte Bourke

UX Designer



https://www.linkedin.com/in/charlottedaisy-bourke?utm_source=share&utm_campaign=share_via&utm_content=profile&utm_medium=ios_app


Chloe Leonard

Global Operations Key Account Manager

Chloe Leonard

Global Operations Key Account Manager



https://www.linkedin.com/in/chloe-leonard-817683165/


Chris Davies

Creative Director

Chris Davies

Creative Director



https://www.linkedin.com/in/chris-davies-77b64926b/


Christian Hernandez

Claims Experience Specialist

Christian Hernandez

Claims Experience Specialist



https://www.linkedin.com/in/christian-hernandez-3639b899/

Christopher McCahill

Executive Assistant - Alumni and Development UCC

Christopher McCahill

Executive Assistant - Alumni and Development UCC



https://www.linkedin.com/in/christopher-mccahill-ba3b83146/


Colm Humphreys

Account Executive

Colm Humphreys

Account Executive

My name is Colm Humphreys, I'm based in Dublin and I work for Microsoft as an Account Executive. I have a Bachelor of Science Degree in Marketing. My passions include sport, fitness and technology!

www.linkedin.com/in/colmhumphreys/


Ciara O'Hanlon

Senior Data Developer

Ciara O'Hanlon

Senior Data Developer



linkedin.com/in/ciara-o-hanlon-1520251a


Ciara Franck

Communications and Events Manager

Ciara Franck

Communications and Events Manager

I am a multi-disciplined events and communications professional with a history of working in impact-focused non-profits. I enjoy event planning, being part of a team, and figuring out the best way to create lasting impact.

https://www.linkedin.com/in/ciara-franck-2425529b/


Claire McCormick

Senior UX Designer

Claire McCormick

Senior UX Designer



https://www.linkedin.com/in/clairemccormick/


Claire O'Broin

Head of Employer Branding

Claire O'Broin

Head of Employer Branding

I oversee employer branding globally at Linesight, centring around the company and its reputation as a place to work. My career has been focused on creating and executing impactful marketing strategies, across a broad range of regions and target audiences, aligning with core business objectives.

https://www.linkedin.com/in/claire-o-broin/

Clara Schenk

Criminology PhD student

Clara Schenk

Criminology PhD student



https://www.linkedin.com/in/claraschenk5683/


Clodagh O'Sullivan

Prospect Research Officer

Clodagh O'Sullivan

Prospect Research Officer

I work as a Prospect Research Officer in UCC. I support the advancement of the University by identifying and qualifying prospective and current donors. My background is in student experience and recruitment, research and sales. I'm super excited to see your projects!

https://www.linkedin.com/in/clodaghcatherineosullivan/

Colm McCormack

Senior Indirect Tax Manager

Colm McCormack

Senior Indirect Tax Manager



https://www.linkedin.com/in/colm-mccormack-922a1361/

Conor O'Brien

Partner Success Manager

Conor O'Brien

Partner Success Manager



https://www.linkedin.com/in/conorobrien1/


Niamh Cooney

Head of Development and Sustainability

Niamh Cooney

Head of Development and Sustainability



www.linkedin.com/in/niamh-cooney-b2662a1b


Cormac Donnelly

Head of Sales

Cormac Donnelly

Head of Sales

My career has enabled me to work in many areas, from technical, strategic and client management roles, to now leading a department responsible for all commercial activity for retail business in Irish Life Health. I have experience in product creation and design thinking which I hope will help you!

https://www.linkedin.com/in/cormacdonnelly1/

Cormac Fitzpatrick

Senior Tax Director

Cormac Fitzpatrick

Senior Tax Director



https://www.linkedin.com/in/cormac-fitzpatrick-5a7a804/


Criona Poutch

Director I.T.

Criona Poutch

Director I.T.

Worked in Finance for 20+ year, from age 18. Worked my way through different departments & levels of management at Citi Bank and Bank of New York. My passion is people management, mentoring, building teams and helping people navigate through their careers. 3 years ago I moved into IT and love it !

https://www.linkedin.com/in/criona-poutch-bb166035/


Deirdre Parker

Career Consultant

Deirdre Parker

Career Consultant

Deirdre Parker is a dedicated professional with a multifaceted background spanning career advising, instructional design, and higher education. An applied psychology graduate initially, Deirdre has a strong aptitude providing career guidance and support to students at all levels and disciplines.

https://www.linkedin.com/in/deirdre-parker-5b401924/


Dan Pierse

Graduate Urban Planner

Dan Pierse

Graduate Urban Planner

Dan is a graduate of University College Cork and has completed a BA Economics & Geography and also an MA in Planning and Sustainable Development. He is currently working part-time as a Graduate Planner at Charterhouse Infrastructure Consultants, while also undertaking a Postgraduate Diploma in GIS

https://www.linkedin.com/in/danpierse1/


Danielle Deveney

Senior UX Designer

Danielle Deveney

Senior UX Designer



https://www.linkedin.com/in/danielledeveney/

Darragh Lane

Customer Advocacy Manager

Darragh Lane

Customer Advocacy Manager



https://www.linkedin.com/in/darragh-lane/


David Caren

Project Manager

David Caren

Project Manager

Over the past 15 years David has managed large global teams in the wearable technology & mobile applications space. Currently a member of the project management team for leading ecommerce specialists, StudioForty9.

https://www.linkedin.com/in/davidcaren


David O Hanlon

Lecturer

David O Hanlon

Lecturer

I am a Chartered Work and Organisational Psychologist who has expertise in training, well being and user centred design. I have also taught on entrepreneurship, marketing and sales modules at university. Prior to lecturing, I worked in various roles focusing on enhancing workplace well being.

https://www.linkedin.com/in/david-o-hanlon-39205029/


David Smith

Head of Ecosystems, Hauwei

David Smith

Head of Ecosystems, Hauwei



https://www.linkedin.com/in/davidivorsmith/

David O'Sullivan

Senior Support Specialist

David O'Sullivan

Senior Support Specialist

David brings many years of customer service experience to StudioForty9. Having worked in the Insurance Sector for several years and also in Voxpro on the Stripe support contract. David has a law degree from UCC.

www.linkedin.com/in/david-o-sullivan-0


Dermot O'Grady

CEO

Dermot O'Grady

CEO

Business degree from Trinity college which included lots of fun times playing golf and meeting lots of interesting people that I am still connected to. Went into doing tax returns for builders at 23 and then into Construction payroll and compliance six years later where I now own my own business.

https://uk.linkedin.com/in/dermot-o-grady-0a675225

David Fairbrother

Product Design Lead

David Fairbrother

Product Design Lead



https://www.linkedin.com/in/david-fairbrother-32018956/

Diarmuid MacMahon

Capability Lead /

Diarmuid MacMahon

Capability Lead /



https://www.linkedin.com/in/diarmuid-macmahon-mac-4290302/

dan little

Product Designer

dan little

Product Designer



www.linkedin.com/in/danlittledesign

Dylan McSweeney

Business Information Systems 4th Year Student

Dylan McSweeney

Business Information Systems 4th Year Student



https://www.linkedin.com/in/dylan-mcsweeney/


Emma Keogh

Country HR Manager

Emma Keogh

Country HR Manager

Experienced HR Professional looking forward to hearing all the Big Ideas!

https://www.linkedin.com/company/ardagh-group


Emma Walsh

Front-end Developer

Emma Walsh

Front-end Developer

Currently working at StudioForty9, Emma is a Front-end developer with 5 years experience. Her journey in the working world has taken her across borders, having worked in South Korea, Germany, Ireland, and the UK in recent years. Emma holds qualifications in Data Analytics and Full Stack Development.

www.linkedin.com/in/emma-walsh-dev


Emmanuel Hedin

Senior Sourcing Manager

Emmanuel Hedin

Senior Sourcing Manager

Love helping students on their journey. Second year in being a mentor for The Big Idea.

https://www.linkedin.com/in/emmanuel-hedin-9472844/

Eoin Lacey

Director Global Treasury Operations

Eoin Lacey

Director Global Treasury Operations



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Eric Reid

Service Manager

Eric Reid

Service Manager



https://www.linkedin.com/in/eric-reid-it-pro/

Eugene Knowd

IT Manager

Eugene Knowd

IT Manager

Hi there, my name is Eugene and I work as an IT Support Manager covering Europe, the Middle East, Asia, and the Pacific. My job is all about making sure the tech side of things runs smoothly. Driven by a fervor for diversity, teamwork, and environmental preservation.



Evan Healy

Student Support Officer

Evan Healy

Student Support Officer



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Fiona D'Arcy

Director and Investor

Fiona D'Arcy

Director and Investor



www.linesight.com

Fiona Martin

Innovation Facilitator

Fiona Martin

Innovation Facilitator



linkedin.com/in/fiona-martin-b2618866

Fiona Molloy

Scientist

Fiona Molloy

Scientist



https://ie.linkedin.com/in/molloyfiona


Fiona Malone

Business Operations PM

Fiona Malone

Business Operations PM

Hi There, I'm a Project Manager who started my career as a computer science graduate, I am also a career coach in the company I work for. I have a teenage daughter and live in Co Kildare.

www.linkedin.com/in/fiona-malone-a07b022

Florian Bernicat

Project accountant

Florian Bernicat

Project accountant



https://www.linkedin.com/in/florian-bernicat-acca-86674a84/


Fred Creedon

Lecturer

Fred Creedon

Lecturer



https://www.linkedin.com/in/fredcreedon/


Pat Freeley

Motion Design

Pat Freeley

Motion Design



https://www.linkedin.com/in/pat-freeley/

Gary Blake

Prototype Technician/CNC Programmer

Gary Blake

Prototype Technician/CNC Programmer



www.linkedin.com/gary-blake-705438


George Clarke

Industrial Designer

George Clarke

Industrial Designer

I am a recent graduate of product design in TUDublin and have a great passion for crafting innovative ideas and experiences. My final year project ErgoTech won several awards such as top 20 international James Dyson award. Currently I am working in Dolmen Design agency on some great projects!

https://www.linkedin.com/in/george-clarke-30a935246/


Georgia Gallagher

Design Researcher

Georgia Gallagher

Design Researcher



https://www.linkedin.com/in/georgia-gallagher/


Gerard McCann

Vetting Analyst

Gerard McCann

Vetting Analyst

Excited to join The Big Idea as a mentor! Currently a Vetting Analyst at Microsoft, at the company almost 5 years. I studied Information Technology at Queen's University Belfast, and I'm passionate about cybersecurity, sports tech, and AI. Looking forward to getting started.

https://www.linkedin.com/in/gerardmccannirl/

Gillian McCarthy

Senior Prospect Researcher and Due Diligence Officer

Gillian McCarthy

Senior Prospect Researcher and Due Diligence Officer



https://www.linkedin.com/in/gillian-mccarthy/

Glyn Griffiths

Sustainability Innovation Consultant

Glyn Griffiths

Sustainability Innovation Consultant



https://www.linkedin.com/in/glyn-griffiths-83bb0870/


Grace Hyland Martin

UX/UI Designer

Grace Hyland Martin

UX/UI Designer

Hey! I'm Grace and I work as a UX/UI designer with Dublin based design consultancy Each&Other. I have been working in this role for a year and a half and have a background in product design and entrepreneurship. Can\\\'t wait to meet you all

https://www.linkedin.com/in/gracehylandmartin/


Grace Brennan

Graphic Designer and Entrepreneur

Grace Brennan

Graphic Designer and Entrepreneur

Hello! My name is Grace Brennan and I am a freelance graphic designer and full time entrepreneur. I have experience in production design, graphic design, photography, design for film and branding. I have a degree in Visual communication Design and am passionate about design for social change.

https://www.linkedin.com/in/grace-brennan-design/

Hannah Leacy

Delivery Director

Hannah Leacy

Delivery Director

Hannah has over 8 years experience in the Ecommerce industry, focusing on Client Relationship Management. Hannah is the Delivery Director in StudioForty9 and is responsible for the Client Services teams and implementing solutions that drive efficiency and client satisfaction in the daily operations

https://www.linkedin.com/in/hannah-leacy-070b199b/

Hannah McLoughlin

Risk Strategist

Hannah McLoughlin

Risk Strategist



https://www.linkedin.com/in/hannah-mcloughlin-5920bab3/

Harvinder Ghai

EMEA Regional Product Support Manager

Harvinder Ghai

EMEA Regional Product Support Manager



https://www.linkedin.com/in/harvinderghai/

helene thomas

Safety Ambassador at Airbnb

helene thomas

Safety Ambassador at Airbnb

I'm originally from France, my name is Hélène, I'm the mum of a little girl and a cat :) I decided to come to Ireland to improve my English.When I arrived in Ireland, a great career path began. I'm passionate about yoga and decided to teach it to children, to adults an people with special needs

https://www.linkedin.com/in/thomashelene/


Carlos Oliveira

Founder, Global Events Consultant and Sustainability Strategist

Carlos Oliveira

Founder, Global Events Consultant and Sustainability Strategist



https://www.linkedin.com/in/carlosoliveiraevents

Hilary Goudie

UX Manager and Service Design Lead

Hilary Goudie

UX Manager and Service Design Lead



https://www.linkedin.com/in/hilary-goudie-b76b71b0/


Hannah Storrie

Senior Service Designer

Hannah Storrie

Senior Service Designer

Senior Service Designer at Big Motive. I work with governments and other sectors to resolve service challenges, using research, user centred design and strategic thinking to create services that work efficiently and are easy for people to engage with. My background is in Mechanical Engineering.

https://uk.linkedin.com/in/hannahelittle


Ian Burtenshaw

Global Head of Marketing

Ian Burtenshaw

Global Head of Marketing

26 years into a sales & marketing career. Lived and worked in U.K., USA and now Ireland. Enjoy walking, gardening, travelling & exploring, Lego, jigsaws, learning to play the xylophone.

https://www.linkedin.com/in/ian-burtenshaw


Emer Carr

UX Consultant & Web Developer

Emer Carr

UX Consultant & Web Developer

Hi, I'm Emer. Working in UX has given me a love for simplicity & creativity. Above all, being able to view through the eyes of others. Love going to gigs, travel/exploring, and learning from others. Fascinated by non-verbal communication & human behaviour in our digital world. Always stay cu

https://www.linkedin.com/in/emercarr/

Irina Celinsky

Export Compliance Analyst

Irina Celinsky

Export Compliance Analyst



https://www.linkedin.com/in/irinacelinsky/


Jack Connolly

Usability Consultant

Jack Connolly

Usability Consultant

I'm Jack. work in a team where we design healthcare products. I have two main jobs in the team: Talk to the people who will use our devices to make sure that we are designing the right thing for them; and test our prototypes with them to make sure the products are easy to use.

https://www.linkedin.com/in/jackconnolly1/


James Bilson

Access to Higher Education Administrator

James Bilson

Access to Higher Education Administrator

Hi, James Bilson, I work for UCC in Cork as part of the Access UCC Team, supporting students from underrepresented groups before, during and after their time in UCC. This includes links to schools and the community. I've worked in education for over 20 years, teaching and coordinating programmes.

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Jane Lyons

Business Operations Professional

Jane Lyons

Business Operations Professional



https://www.linkedin.com/in/jane-lyons-2bb777209/


Jon Cheung

UX Designer

Jon Cheung

UX Designer

Hello! I'm a UX designer at Unum. I've worked in other design disciplines before landing in UX. This is my second year taking part as a Big Idea Mentor. I really enjoyed it last year, seeing all the projects and ideas from the students. I look foward to connecting with you all. Jon

https://www.linkedin.com/in/jon-cheung-417450142/


Jonathan Maharaj

Creative Lead

Jonathan Maharaj

Creative Lead



https://www.linkedin.com/in/jonathanleahymaharaj/

James Moran

Product Designer

James Moran

Product Designer



https://www.linkedin.com/in/james-moran-4125a71a5/

Jo Sachs-Eldridge

Programme Manager

Jo Sachs-Eldridge

Programme Manager



https://www.linkedin.com/in/josachseldridge/


Joanna Floyd

Product Manager

Joanna Floyd

Product Manager

I have 20+ years of experience helping to build out technology solutions focused on absence, accommodations and disability software that supports clients in helping to create a positive employee experience when they need to miss work to care for themselves or loved ones.

www.linkedin.com/in/joanna-floyd-mba-6b161228

Joerg Steegmueller

Consultant

Joerg Steegmueller

Consultant



https://www.linkedin.com/in/joergsteegmueller/

John Harrington

Global IT Manager

John Harrington

Global IT Manager



https://www.linkedin.com/in/jharrington1/


Jonathan Synnott

Design Research Lead

Jonathan Synnott

Design Research Lead

I am the Design Research Lead at Big Motive, a digital design agency based in Belfast. My role focuses on understanding the attitudes, behaviours, and needs of the users of new products and services.

https://www.linkedin.com/in/jonathansynnott/


Jude Doherty

Global Head Financial Crimes Risk Assessment

Jude Doherty

Global Head Financial Crimes Risk Assessment

Protecting Stripe and our users from bad actors. Stripe makes it super simple for businesses to accept and move money online. My job is to protect Stripe and our users. I work at the intersection of Anti-Financial Crimes and Data Science. On my bike or listening to music when I'm offline!

https://www.linkedin.com/in/jude-doherty/


Julie Connor

Regulatory Risk Manager

Julie Connor

Regulatory Risk Manager

I studied Maths and Computing on college, I started out as a software tester, then developer, then consultant and contractor across a number of tech industries and then moved into Financial Services specialising in EU regulation. In Stripe I'm working in Regulatory Compliance.

https://www.linkedin.com/in/julie-connor-24878a112/


Kate Walsh

Global Social Impact Program Manager

Kate Walsh

Global Social Impact Program Manager

I\'m Irish, living in London since 2016. I work for Airbnb, and lead the global social impact program. At work, I\'m passionate about diversity and inclusion, employee advocacy, and philanthropy. I love food: dining out, cooking, hosting dinner parties. Music is also a big passion!

https://www.linkedin.com/in/kate-walsh-bb8b263b/

Kate O'Connor

Senior Manager, Innovation Consulting

Kate O'Connor

Senior Manager, Innovation Consulting



https://www.linkedin.com/in/kateoconnor12/

Kevin Dowling

Global head of partner solutions architecture

Kevin Dowling

Global head of partner solutions architecture



https://www.linkedin.com/company/stripe/


Kathryn Mason

Managing Director

Kathryn Mason

Managing Director

MASONRY founder, Kathryn Mason has a career spanning over 30 years. This expansive career has seen the launch of some of the most iconic names in pop music including Take That and Westlife. In 2009, Kathryn completed a Diploma in Digital Marketing awarded with Distinction and she later gained a Dip

https://www.linkedin.com/in/kathrynmason/


Kacper Miniszewski

Software Engineer

Kacper Miniszewski

Software Engineer

Hi! I'm Kacper. I studied electronic engineering in Maynooth University and am now a software engineer in Unum. I am part of a team that maintains and develops a web application, which is just one piece of a massive ecosystem. Teamwork is everything!

linkedin.com/in/kacper-miniszewski-ee

Kevin O'Mahony

Student

Kevin O'Mahony

Student



https://www.linkedin.com/in/kevin-omahony-4a73851ba/


Laura Campbell

Interaction Designer

Laura Campbell

Interaction Designer

I'm Laura, an Interaction Designer at Big Motive and a lover of typography! I've been designing for around 9 years with a core focus on User Interface and User Experience Design meaning I'm always thinking about the end user and meeting their needs.

https://www.linkedin.com/in/lauracampbellonline/

Lauren Donnebaum

Channel Marketing Manager, EMEA

Lauren Donnebaum

Channel Marketing Manager, EMEA



https://www.linkedin.com/in/laurendonnebaum/


Lauren ODonovan

Ecommerce Growth Executive

Lauren ODonovan

Ecommerce Growth Executive



https://www.linkedin.com/in/lauren-o-donovan-243451a2/


Lorraine Brennan

AVP IT Delivery

Lorraine Brennan

AVP IT Delivery

I have worked in IT for 30+ years, starting as a developer, and now managing teams for the last 15 or so. I love seeing my teams grow and develop and learning from them every day. In my spare time you'll find me walking, reading, baking or sitting at my sewing machine making quilts.

www.linkedin.com/in/lorrainembrennan


Laurence Buggy

Software Test Engineer

Laurence Buggy

Software Test Engineer



https://www.linkedin.com/in/laurence-buggy-318146236/


Lisa Mongey

Employment Tax Senior Manager

Lisa Mongey

Employment Tax Senior Manager



https://www.linkedin.com/in/lisa-mongey-529b6a16/


Liz Dolan

Creative Director

Liz Dolan

Creative Director

Liz is an award-winning designer with over 20 years’ experience within the workspace, hospitality, retail and residential sectors working on projects across the globe . As Creative Director she leads the design team while being one of the main points of contact for key stakeholders during a project.

https://www.linkedin.com/company/mortarandmore

Lucy Barlow

Selection Manager

Lucy Barlow

Selection Manager



https://www.linkedin.com/feed/

Mags Arnold

Project Lead MicroCreds

Mags Arnold

Project Lead MicroCreds



https://www.linkedin.com/in/mags-arnold-52110814/

Maeve Minihane

Access UCC PLUS Programme Schools Outreach Co-ordinator

Maeve Minihane

Access UCC PLUS Programme Schools Outreach Co-ordinator




Maeve Higgins

Risk Solutions Manager

Maeve Higgins

Risk Solutions Manager



https://www.linkedin.com/in/maeve-higgins/

Maggie O’Sullivan

Student Recruitment Advisor

Maggie O’Sullivan

Student Recruitment Advisor



https://www.linkedin.com/in/maggie-o-sullivan-06027883/


Malcolm Dunn

EMEA Enterprise Support Leader

Malcolm Dunn

EMEA Enterprise Support Leader

Currently EMEA Lead for Enterprise Support at Stripe, I have 10+ years experience of customer experience, support and service delivery design across multiple industries including travel (TUI Group), retail (Amazon), cloud (AWS), and fintech (Stripe).

https://www.linkedin.com/in/malcolm-dunn-12077046/

Laura Blighe

Marketing Director

Laura Blighe

Marketing Director

I started working in MrPRICE Oct 2014 and joined the team as a marketing asssitant, in Mar 2015 I became their social media & events manager, then in Jun 2015 I was promoted to marketing manager and finally in Nov 2019 I became a director of the company as the MrPRICE marketing director.

https://www.linkedin.com/in/laura-blighe-767265a8/


Mary Bourke

Goldsmith

Mary Bourke

Goldsmith

I am a creative practitioner, as a goldsmith I design and make beautiful jewellery in my studio in rural Co Carlow. I have worked with primary and second-level schools as a Creative Associate. I love helping people come up with different solutions to solve complex problems.

https://www.linkedin.com/in/mary-bourke-deburca-design/

Matthew Aston

Group Treasury Director

Matthew Aston

Group Treasury Director



https://www.linkedin.com/in/maaston/

Mary Clare Byrne

Global Finance Operations Leader

Mary Clare Byrne

Global Finance Operations Leader



https://www.linkedin.com/in/maryclarebyrne/

Michelle Byrne

Student

Michelle Byrne

Student



linkedin.com/in/michellebyrne


Michelle Dorgan

Communications and Public Engagement Manager

Michelle Dorgan

Communications and Public Engagement Manager



https://www.linkedin.com/in/michelledorgan1/

Michael Torrans

Design Manager

Michael Torrans

Design Manager



https://www.linkedin.com/in/michael-torrans-51710336/


Masih Shafieian

IT Project Manager

Masih Shafieian

IT Project Manager





Megan Snepvangers

Industrial Designer

Megan Snepvangers

Industrial Designer



https://www.linkedin.com/in/megansnepvangers/

Mudit Kumar

Software Test Engineer

Mudit Kumar

Software Test Engineer



linkedin.com/in/mudit-kumar-bb5ba08b

Murali Shyamsundar

Consultant/ Founder

Murali Shyamsundar

Consultant/ Founder



https://www.linkedin.com/in/murali-s-134b01a4

Melissa Young

Business Analyst

Melissa Young

Business Analyst



https://www.linkedin.com/in/melissa-young-6735328?utm_source=share&utm_campaign=share_via&utm_content=profile&utm_medium=ios_app


Nathan Meade

Software Engineer

Nathan Meade

Software Engineer

I completed a Bachelors degree in Computer Science with Data Analytics in 2022 and am currently working as an Experienced Software Engineer with Amdocs. Outside of work , I love graphic design, travel, 35mm photography and hiking. I started my own clothing brand called \"Syntax Archive\" :)

https://www.linkedin.com/in/nathan-meade-ab376415b/


Neasa Egan

Wearables Designer

Neasa Egan

Wearables Designer

Hi there! My name is Neasa Egan and I currently working as Wearables Designer in PA Dublin. My role bridges both fashion and product design, and I am looking forward to the opportunity to share some of my industry based insights with new and up and coming creatives. Reach out for a chat!

https://www.linkedin.com/in/neasa-egan-542511210/


Neil O'Connor

Director, Technology Strategic Sourcing

Neil O'Connor

Director, Technology Strategic Sourcing



linkedin.com/in/neil-o-connor-21932b16


Neil Hanratty

Principal Creative Strategist

Neil Hanratty

Principal Creative Strategist

I'm Neil! A former advertising art director, now working in a tech company as a creative strategist (don't worry, I'm not entirely sure what the job title means either). I've always loved all things creative, and coming up with fun, impactful ideas that connect with people!

https://www.linkedin.com/in/neilhanratty/

niamh Moore

Chief Marking Officer

niamh Moore

Chief Marking Officer



https://www.linkedin.com/in/niamh-moore-92a64b13/

Nick O'Laoire

Brand & comms strategist

Nick O'Laoire

Brand & comms strategist



https://www.linkedin.com/in/nickohhh/


Nicole Kirwan

Brand Consulting Executive

Nicole Kirwan

Brand Consulting Executive

My name is Nicole, and I'm a Brand Consulting Executive in a full-service brand agency called Bradley: The Brand Agency. I work in research insights, brand discovery, copywriting, social media management, marketing strategy, and more! I work in a really creative team, so I learn every day.

https://www.linkedin.com/in/nicole-kirwan-223921170/


Nijo Cyriac

Project Manager

Nijo Cyriac

Project Manager



https://www.linkedin.com/in/nijo


NITTY BENNY

Software Development Specialist

NITTY BENNY

Software Development Specialist

I am software developer with 10 year of experience, currently working with Amdocs. I worked as a mentor for my team mates, I am a goto person for my team mates for their questions on the tasks assigned to them. I would like to be part of Big Idea mentor program and help and guide the young talents.

https://www.linkedin.com/in/nitty-benny-493945141/

Niall O'Kelly

Global Director Experience Design: Future of Content

Niall O'Kelly

Global Director Experience Design: Future of Content



https://www.linkedin.com/in/niallokelly


Nicky O'Boyle

Lecturer in Microbiology

Nicky O'Boyle

Lecturer in Microbiology

I\'m a Lecturer and Research Group Leader at UCC. I specialise in medical and molecular microbiology. My work involves studying how nasty bacteria behave when they infect us, and working out new ways to prevent infection.

https://www.linkedin.com/in/nicky-o-boyle-86673a73/


Noel Wilson

Senior Business Analyst

Noel Wilson

Senior Business Analyst

25+ years experience in pharmaceuticals & life-sciences. Science, Technology, Business, Communications. I recently completed my M.Sc. Part-Time @ DCU

https://www.linkedin.com/in/noel-wilson-a0b786142/


Niamh OMahoney

Postdoctoral Researcher in Neurodiverse Chemistry Education

Niamh OMahoney

Postdoctoral Researcher in Neurodiverse Chemistry Education

Hey guys, my name is Niamh. I am a researcher at UCC. I did my undergraduate and postgraduate here; BSc in Chemistry with Forensic Science and a PhD in Analytical Chemistry. I am now a postdoctoral researcher in neurodiverse chemistry education. I live in Cork but I'm from Limerick.

https://www.linkedin.com/in/niamh-omahoney-340784172


Santa Poshtarenko

Project Manager

Santa Poshtarenko

Project Manager



https://www.linkedin.com/in/oposhtarenko/


Orla de Barra

Tax Director - EMEA Tax Planning

Orla de Barra

Tax Director - EMEA Tax Planning



https://www.linkedin.com/in/orla-de-barra-1355679/

Paris Callan

Associate Creative Director

Paris Callan

Associate Creative Director



https://www.linkedin.com/in/paris-donnatella-callan-2759b175/

Patrick Molloy

Head of Department Film & Media (Retired) / Sn Production Designer RTE (Retired)

Patrick Molloy

Head of Department Film & Media (Retired) / Sn Production Designer RTE (Retired)



https://www.linkedin.com/in/patrick-molloy-47b63b1b8/

paula mcgrath

Security and Compliance lead

paula mcgrath

Security and Compliance lead



https://www.linkedin.com/in/paula-mcgrath-5051502/

Peter Haraszti

Director

Peter Haraszti

Director



linkedin.com/in/peter-harasztu-0246162

Padraic O Gara

Director of Branding and Creative Gloabal eCommerce

Padraic O Gara

Director of Branding and Creative Gloabal eCommerce



https://www.linkedin.com/in/padraic-o-gara-60399a1b/


Pearse O'Neill

Interaction Designer

Pearse O'Neill

Interaction Designer



https://uk.linkedin.com/in/pearse-o-neill-12a362157

Pradeep Kamble

Software Engineer

Pradeep Kamble

Software Engineer



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Rachel O'Flynn

Global Monitoring & Assurance Lead

Rachel O'Flynn

Global Monitoring & Assurance Lead

Hi folks, my name is Rachel and I am from Cork. I have worked in Stripe for 2 years and I lead the Global Monitoring & Assurance team. Being from Cork I love hurling and football. I am a lifelong Liverpool supporter but, obviously, Roy Keane is my all time favourite player. Keano!

https://www.linkedin.com/in/racheloflynn/

Raomal Perera

Adjunct Professor of Entrepreneurship

Raomal Perera

Adjunct Professor of Entrepreneurship



www.linkedin.com/in/raomal


Rebecca Robinson

Entrepreneurship Researcher

Rebecca Robinson

Entrepreneurship Researcher

I am an Entrepreneurship Researcher in the Hincks Centre for Entrepreneurship Excellence (MTU). Formally, I ran my own digital media marketing company and worked as a marketing manager in industry for many years. I received a Masters in Business in the area of Entrepreneurship and won several awards

https://www.linkedin.com/in/rebeccavrobinson/

Richie Hartnett

Student

Richie Hartnett

Student



https://www.linkedin.com/in/richie-hartnett-6a80141bb/


Rachel Sloan

Senior Content Design

Rachel Sloan

Senior Content Design

I\'m a content designer with a passion for transforming complex concepts into simple, engaging digital experiences. I have over 6 years of experience in graphic design and more recently service design, having worked with a range of clients, from small startups to large organisations.

www.linkedin.com/in/rachel-sloan-000186188


Robyn McDonald

Account Manager

Robyn McDonald

Account Manager

Robyn forms part of the growth team at Studio Forty9 as an account manager. She studied a Bachelor of Commerce and throughout her career has gained experience in ecommerce, digital marketing, SEO, and web development.

https://www.linkedin.com/in/robyn-mcdonald-a9b368140/


Ronan Murphy

Sustainability Consultant / Co-Founder of VisionGreen Consultancy Ltd

Ronan Murphy

Sustainability Consultant / Co-Founder of VisionGreen Consultancy Ltd

My name is Ronan Murphy, Co-founder of VisionGreen Consultancy Ltd, a Sustainability Consultancy business working in the areas of Energy / Carbon reporting and reduction, alternative fuels for Transport and Sustainability reporting and strategy for business. Our work is aimed at making a difference.

https://www.linkedin.com/in/ronan-murphy-92192321/


Siobhan O Neill

Research Support Officer/Research Consultant

Siobhan O Neill

Research Support Officer/Research Consultant

Siobhán has a background in applied psychology and currently works as a Research Support Officer on European funded Artificial Intelligence projects. Siobhán also owns a research consultancy business, providing research services to charities, not-for-profits, and organisations.

https://www.linkedin.com/in/siobhan-o-neill-20311438/


Sami DeLuca

UX Designer

Sami DeLuca

UX Designer

From crafting visuals in Detroit to a more immersive role helping shape UX in Dublin, meet the designer who's passionate about community-building and exploration 👋🏽 Sami is currently a UX Designer with Each&Other. She has a mix of prior experience in marketing, film, and graphic design.

https://www.linkedin.com/in/samileighd/

Sandra Brosnan

Lecturer in Accounting

Sandra Brosnan

Lecturer in Accounting



linkedin.com/in/dr-sandra-brosnan-3aab86b9


Sandra McCormack

Student Engagement Officer

Sandra McCormack

Student Engagement Officer

I am a tutor in DCU for a module, Uaneen Award, that develops students' critical thinking skills and identifying transferable leadership competencies gained through extracurricular involvement and I design interactive learning materials. I also have an elderly cat that likes to rob food.

https://www.linkedin.com/feed/


Karla Santos Zambrano

Doctoral Researcher

Karla Santos Zambrano

Doctoral Researcher



https://www.linkedin.com/in/karla-santos-zambrano/

Sarah Duggan

Senior Sales Manager

Sarah Duggan

Senior Sales Manager



https://www.linkedin.com/in/sarahaduggan/

Sarah Flynn

UX Designer

Sarah Flynn

UX Designer



https://www.linkedin.com/in/sarah-m-flynn/


Sarah-Jayne Burke

UX Designer

Sarah-Jayne Burke

UX Designer

I am currently working as a UX/UI Designer at UNUM Ireland. I've a Master of Arts degree in Design Research and a Product Design Innovation graduate degree from the Institute of Technology Carlow. I have honed my skills in design research, problem-solving, user research, and product development.

https://www.linkedin.com/in/sarah-jayne-burke-5a03a8143/

Scott McGowan

Lecturer

Scott McGowan

Lecturer

Lecturer at Munster Technological University: Department of Accounting & Information Systems. Qualified Management Accountant with 6 years Industry Experience.

https://www.linkedin.com/in/scott-mcgowan-440b9b96?otpToken=MTEwMTFkZTMxNjJiY2NjY2IwMjQwNGVkNDYxOGU3Yjc4NmM5ZDM0MjkwYWU4OTYxNzBjNzAwNjg0ZTViNTRmMmY0ZDNkZmU2NmZlOGZmYzE0N2JjZTMyZDNkOTJhNTExY2VkOTM4NDRjMjQyMzc5MTBiNzU1MSwxLDE&midSig=1A2z9TuftbTH41&eid=5of35c-lrqs0baw-c6&midToken=AQGg9pI9xbdIgQ&trkEmail=eml-email_notification_digest_01-header-0-profile_glimmer-null-5of35c~lrqs0baw~c6-null-null&lipi=urnlipageemail_email_notification_digest_01nDH3dV63TjOJmrRBGlOZ6A&trk=eml-email_notification_digest_01-header-0-profile_glimmer&originalSubdomain=ie


Selina O'Regan

Studemt Recruitment Officer

Selina O'Regan

Studemt Recruitment Officer



https://www.linkedin.com/in/selina-o-regan-754b062a/


Sharon Lehane

Lecturer

Sharon Lehane

Lecturer

I am a Lecturer in Business at Munster Technological University (MTU). I also have ten years industry experience working as an Accountant for both the Kerry Group and Apple.

https://www.linkedin.com/in/sharon-lehane-715a9b164/

Simon McConnell

Accounting director

Simon McConnell

Accounting director



https://www.linkedin.com/in/simon-mc


Siobhan Hamand

Talent Advisor

Siobhan Hamand

Talent Advisor

I used to be a nurse and worked in various different fields. In 2008 I moved to Switzerland and started working for an IT recruitment agency. I learned a lot and discovered that not only did I really enjoy my job but that I was rather good at it. I'm still working in recruitment now & love it!

www.linkedin.com/in/

John Robinson

Fleet Manager

John Robinson

Fleet Manager



www.linkedin.com/in/ john-robinson-163a4663

Smaranda Maier

Nutrition Health Coach

Smaranda Maier

Nutrition Health Coach



Smaranda Maier


Sophie Ainscough

Senior Programmes Manager

Sophie Ainscough

Senior Programmes Manager



https://www.linkedin.com/in/sophie-ainscough-04787870/


Stephen Cummins

Senior User Experience Designer

Stephen Cummins

Senior User Experience Designer

Stephen is an award winning designer, with almost 20 years experience. He has worked across all areas of graphic & web design and since 2015 he's focussed on UX/UI Design. A natural motivator he works hard to ensure that the teams he collaborates with have everything they need to do well.

https://www.linkedin.com/in/mr-stephen-cummins/

Stephen Ashe

Senior Director Europe - Cost and Project Management

Stephen Ashe

Senior Director Europe - Cost and Project Management



https://www.linkedin.com/in/stephen-ashe-58867618/


Stephen Connaire

IT Team Lead

Stephen Connaire

IT Team Lead

I’ve spent the last decade diving deep into the world of technology. From troubleshooting complex systems to helping end users. When I’m not immersed in lines of code, you’ll find me out in the wild. Adventure races are my adrenaline fix!

https://ie.linkedin.com/in/stephenconnaire

Stephen Gregan

Software Support Specialist

Stephen Gregan

Software Support Specialist



https://ie.linkedin.com/in/stephengregan


Alex Egan

Business Operations

Alex Egan

Business Operations



https://www.linkedin.com/in/alexegan10/


Tanya Moore

Senior Community Manager

Tanya Moore

Senior Community Manager



https://www.linkedin.com/in/tanya-moore/


Thomas Faller

Software Engineer

Thomas Faller

Software Engineer



linkedin.com/tomthedev


Theresa Nolan

Project Manager

Theresa Nolan

Project Manager

Theresa has 4 years experience as an ecommerce project manager with Studioforty9 delivering enterprise-level projects for retailers. She has over 10 years of commercial and project management experience. Theresa has previously worked in account, product and project management roles for the Poppulo

https://www.linkedin.com/in/theresanolan1


Timothy Kaye Mellor

Partner Enablement Manager

Timothy Kaye Mellor

Partner Enablement Manager

I'm a Partner Enablement Manager at Microsoft, working with Microsoft's business Partners to ensure that their experience is prioritised when doing business with Microsoft. I have a strong passion for creativity and innovation, and can't wait to see what your teams bring to the table.

https://www.linkedin.com/in/timothykayemellor/


Tyrone Williams

Service Manager

Tyrone Williams

Service Manager



https://www.linkedin.com/in/tyronewilliams2/


Vanessa Casey

Global Strategic Engagement Manager at Microsoft

Vanessa Casey

Global Strategic Engagement Manager at Microsoft



https://www.linkedin.com/in/vanessa-casey-74bb9042/


Viktorija O'Sullivan

Recruitment Manager

Viktorija O'Sullivan

Recruitment Manager



https://www.linkedin.com/in/viktorija-o-sullivan-75090131/


Vimi Sachin

Software Test Engineer

Vimi Sachin

Software Test Engineer



https://www.linkedin.com/in/vimi-sachin-67b33626/