ITLG Core Management Team
Craig R. Barrett was Chairman of the Board of Intel Corporation from May, 2005 to May, 2009. He became Intel's fourth President in May of 1997 and Chief Executive Officer in 1998. He was elected to Intel's Board of Directors in 1992 and served as Chief Operating Officer from 1993 to 1997. Barrett began his tenure at Intel as a Technology Development manager in 1974. Prior to joining Intel, he was an Associate Professor at Stanford University.
John Hartnett is a senior technology executive & investor based in Silicon Valley, California and a native of Limerick, Ireland. He is founder & CEO of SVG Partners LLC, a Silicon Valley Investment & Advisory firm and THRIVE, a global AgTech focused startup accelerator. He founded ITLG in 2007 with the mission to foster the links between Ireland and Silicon Valley in the areas of Innovation, Investment, Education & Entrepreneurship.
Mareese (O'Leary) Keane is an executive specializing in operations and program management. She currently is the Program Director for the THRIVE Accelerator, a virtual AgTech accelerator program operating in the Silicon and Salinas Valleys in California. Additionally, she is responsible for managing the ITLG (Irish Technology Leadership Group) network and events program.
Helen Hartnett is a technology and operations executive with over 16 years international experience in the Technology Industry in business planning, supply chain, new product , program management and global operations.
Currently she is vice president of Operations and Finance at SVG Partners, an investment and advisory firm based in Silicon Valley.
John Gilmore has over 20 years of executive management and operations experience with high tech consumer electronics and manufacturing companies. At Nest, Johnny is responsible for the company's worldwide manufacturing, distribution, installation and service operations. Prior to joining Nest, Johnny was GM at Sling Media, the digital media company that develops and markets the Slingbox and SlingPlayer technologies.
Rory M. McInerney is vice president, Digital Enterprise Group and Director of the Enterprise Microprocessor Group. McInerney leads multiple engineering teams responsible for the design and development of Xeon®, Itanium® and HPC microprocessors targeting the server computing market segment.
Prior to his current role, McInerney led the design team for the Intel® Xeon Multi-Processor family.
Barry O’Sullivan is Senior Vice President and General Manager of Cisco’s Collaboration Technology Group, which develops collaboration solutions for business. He leads a global team responsible for identifying key market transitions in collaboration and managing future growth, expansion, and continued innovation.
His group’s portfolio includes collaboration software, devices, infrastructure and services that enable video collaboration, unified communications, customer contact centers, conferencing, mobility, and desktop virtualization.
Cian Hughes currently operates as a full-time executive consultant where he specializes in Business Management, Operations & Strategic Management and new business startups in the High-Tech sector.
Cian Hughes has held key positions in General Management, Operations Management and Localization Management with some of the worlds leading organizations over the past 19 years including Lotus/IBM, ITP (now SDL), Intel, MetaCreations (now Viewpoint), Pivotal, Curious Labs (now e-frontier).
Una Fox is a VP in the Walt Disney Company Corporate Technology group. Una joined Disney in 2008 and has a specific focus on online marketing technologies, Brand Management and Customer Business Intelligence.
Prior to joining Disney, Ms Fox was a Director of Partner Services at Yahoo, Inc. In that position, her responsibilities included revenue management for many of Yahoo’s strategic publishing and PC OEM partners.
Chris Buddin is a Vice President in the global Clean Technology and Renewables group. He joined Goldman Sachs in 2011 in the San Francisco office. Prior to joining the firm, Chris worked at Credit Suisse in the Technology Group from 2000 to 2011.
Over the past 12 years, Chris has advised companies on over $50 billion through IPOs, Follow-ons, Private Placements, Debt and M&A. He has advised companies such as Bloom Energy, Codexis, KiOR, Silver Spring Networks and Solazyme in the clean tech sector and Cisco Systems, Commvault Systems, Fusion-io, NXP and Sun Microsystems in technology.
Richard A. Moran serves as Chief Executive Officer and Vice Chairman of Accretive Solutions. Mr. Moran is a San Francisco based venture capitalist, best selling author and evangelist for organizational effectiveness. He is best known for his series of business books beginning with Never Confuse a Memo with Reality and is credited with starting the genre of "Business Bullet Books". His latest book is Sins and CEOs.
Previously he served as an Executive-in-Residence at Venrock and was also the Chairman of Portal Software which was later sold to Oracle.
As head of International Business and Development, James Carroll is currently launching an aggressive international effort for GoDaddy, expanding the company's international focus from four countries to 60.
Before coming to GoDaddy in 2013, James was a Senior Vice President at Yahoo!, where he directed the company's global R&D centers in China, India and the Middle East. He also oversaw Yahoo’s content, social and membership platforms as well as the international delivery of all Yahoo! products and services worldwide.
ITLG Advisory Board
SVP & Head of Market Technology Rivada Networks
Found and CEO, PCH International
Managing Director, Edventures
Former Secretary General to President of Ireland
Chief Operating Officer (COO) at Trõv
Managing Partner, SVG Parters
General Manger, Wave2Wave Networks
Vice President and General Manager og Intel Services Division at Intel
Former Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers
General Manager, UE/Ultimate Ears
Former VP, Intuit
Konosuke Matsushita Professor of Management at Standford University Graduate School of Business
General Partner at Andreessen Horowitz
Managing Partner, IT Ventures Fund at BDC
EVP of Global Platform
Development af GoDaddy
SVP & Regional Director North and South America
Invest Northern Ireland
Sophia, Gridstone & Cloudsmith, Inc.
Vice President, Developer Division at Microsoft Corporation
EVP Corp Dev Optivia Biotechnology
Managing Director - Eastman Kodak
H. Brian Thompson
Executive Chairman Global Telecom & Technology (GTT)
Mairtini Ni Dhomhnaill
SVP, National Business Outsourcing Solutions, Accretive Solutions
International Investment Executive, IDA
Director, International Biotechnology Program, UC Davis
61st Mayor of San Jose, CA
President at WSM Capital, LLC, Founder Cybersource Corp
Managing Director of Emerging Companies Services at PrivewaterhouseCoopersLLP
Head of Early Stage Banking at Silicon Valley Bank