We are delighted to welcome Eoghan O’Mahony to [email protected] as Senior Cluster Manager. This new full-time Enterprise Ireland supported executive appointment comes at an exciting time for [email protected] as they continue to develop the existing technology cluster in the south of Ireland and foster collaboration between member companies.
Eoghans’ role will help to further develop a fully functioning tech cluster in the south-west region which services the ICT sector and the companies which support it. Attracting a lot of inward investment in the southwest region is quickly becoming a centre of excellence for technology and [email protected] seek to foster and support policies and actions which will attract the highest levels of talent and foreign direct investment.
Speaking about his new role, Eoghan said: ‘I am excited and honoured to join [email protected] in the role as Senior Cluster Manager and to build on the tremendous work to date of the board. The pace of change in technology is exceptional and with change brings great opportunity. With a diverse and talented workforce, a strong cluster of blue-chip multinationals and a thriving startup and SME ecosystem, I believe that Cork and the south-west technology sector is uniquely positioned to capitalise on these new and emerging opportunities. I am passionately committed to elevating Cork and the south-west region as a forerunner in global technology clusters’.
Welcoming Eoghan to the team, Caroline O’Driscoll, Chairperson of [email protected], said: “I am excited to welcome Eoghan to [email protected], for what I am sure will be a pivotal role within the tech sector in Cork. I have always been taken by the possibilities that technology brings. In the future, we won’t talk about the tech sector in isolation, it will permeate everything that we do. We already see this in Fintech, Agritech, BioTech – traditional industries accelerating through technology. With advances in AI, the next 10 years will be transformative resulting in the new economies of tomorrow, ones we cannot even begin to imagine. With Cork set to become the fastest growing region under the Project Ireland 2040 plan, this is a truly exciting time for what is most certainly a city rising. Our responsibility is to work with the many vibrant stakeholders vested in the economic development of Cork, so that collectively we can realise our ambition to be the location of choice for the Tech Sector. Eoghan will play a key role facilitating those collaborative efforts. He has my full support, and that of the board and we look forward to a future of possibilities for this region “
Enterprise Ireland’s Regional Director for South and South East Regions, Martin Corkery welcomed the announcement of Eoghan O’Mahony as the full time cluster manager for [email protected] Funding for this role was approved under the Regional Economic Development Fund which is managed by Enterprise Ireland. Mr. Corkery stated that “[email protected] has made a major contribution to the growth of the Tech sector in Cork since its formation over 20 years ago and with significant growth planned for the region over the next two decades, the work and initiatives undertaken by [email protected] will be hugely important to ensure Cork continues to be recognised as a great place for technology companies to start, innovate and grow. We wish Eoghan O’Mahony well in his role as cluster manager and we look forward to working closely with [email protected] over the coming years.”
About [email protected]:
[email protected] is a leading industry led, not for profit business organisation. It represents the extensive ICT Sector that exists in the region.
Contact: Sarah Walsh, Programme Manager
Email: [email protected]
Tel: 021 4868180