Dave Feenan is a Director of Digital Technology Skills Ltd and the Network Manager for the Technology Ireland ICT Skillnet. 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 Quadruple Helix clusters, driving industry to industry and industry to academic collaborations. He currently chairs the Blockchain Ireland cluster and is participating in several EU funded projects.
Dave is a member of various technology committees and sits on the National Standards Authority of Ireland mirror committees for Innovation Management, Blockchain and the EU Competency Framework. A regular speaker on the tech circuit, Dave is passionate about lifelong learning and innovation.
Susan Kelly is Director of Digital Technology Skills Ltd and Operations Manager for the Technology Ireland ICT Skillnet. She has extensive experience working in the corporate & public sectors in various roles up to Management level. From the beginning of her career, Susan has always been involved in the inception and implementation of various IT systems which consisted of feasibility research and follow up evaluation after systems had been in operation for some time. Susan also brings widespread experience of evaluation work from a diverse range of projects and companies.
She is an accomplished and competent Events Manager with excellent interpersonal skills dealing with a variety of people from training participants, Senior Executives, overseas delegates to Ministers of State. She has managed several company launches and organised a diverse range of conferences, seminars and training programmes.