Dave Feenan is Director of Digital Technology Skills Ltd and the Network Manager for the Technology Ireland ICT Skillnet with responsibility for AI, Blockchain and Innovation portfolios. He is the former Country Manager for both a UK and USA tech subsidiary, as well as leveraging a management buy-out and successfully build a new entity. He has spent time creating a tech start-up and assisting other organisations to build a presence in Ireland. Dave has created and managed various tech Triple Helix clusters, driving industry to industry and industry to academic collaborations.
He has participated in the EU funded FP7 eDIGIREGION and COSME CECIL projects. Currently he was one of two Irish representatives on the Cost Action IC1406 on High Performance Computing and Data Simulation. He is a member of various technology committees and sits on the National Standards Authority of Ireland mirror committee for Innovation Management and AI. He organises many events/seminars each year and is a regular speaker on the tech circuit. Dave is also one of the vice-presidents of the EU Digital SME Alliance and is also an active member of the European Cybersecurity organisation where he is actively involved in the Training and Learning working group.