A solutions driven, multi disciplinary professional with over 10 years of experience delivering network and system solutions to “New Technology” companies. Barry also owns and manages Open Solutions which is a specialist technology integrator working in the fields of networking, telecoms, open source software and web application development. Customers include INEX (The Irish Internet Exchange), The Imagine Telecoms Group, Showreel and others
Paul O'Loughlin Kennedy
Founder and CEO
20+ years of mixed experience in varied technical, sales and entrepreneurial roles, including a very successful assignment as Exhibition Director of SDL Exhibitions Ltd. He was Technical Director of DOTS, the first bureau to provide integrated computerised typesetting and imaging services to the Irish printing and publishing industries. Introduced significant technical innovations to improve quality and time-to-market for both Apple & Microsoft.
Padraic A White
former Managing Director of The Industrial Development Authority (IDA-Ireland), Currently Chairman of several high profile state and private organisations including Interim Chairman of Northern Ireland Water.
Electrical engineer and Fulbright Scholar (marketing & economics) with varied industrial line management and international experience including the successful negotiation and implementation of a number of licence agreements, some based on know-how, some on patents, both as buyer and seller, as well as commercial and franchise arrangements. His career experience includes the Middle East, Africa, S.E. Asia, South and Central America as well as UK,
Alva O'Loughlin Kennedy
Having studied Marketing and Spanish, Alva started her career in the Marketing Department of Silicon and Software Systems. She spent 7 years in various customer service management roles in Dell Computers ( winning an award from Michael Dell) and more recently in an organisational executive role in Microsoft Ireland.
John O'Loughlin Kennedy
Founder and Director
John is a retired economist and life long entrepreneur – having started Mount Salus Press before establishing Hallmark Cards in Ireland as their first Plant Manager. He was also general manager of the Economist Intelligence Unit of Ireland and co-founder of the international Third World Relief agency, Concern. He is an active member of the Fulbright Alunni Association and was awarded their Gold Medal in 2010.