3000+ Senior Executives


RDS, DUBLIN 31st MAY 2017


Free to Attend


200 Leading Speakers


Visit the Future – Register Now for your FREE PASS to attend TechConnect Live on the 31st May in the RDS, Dublin

The city of Dublin will host TechConnect Live, Ireland’s largest technology event, on the 31st of May 2017. This gathering of 3000+ key decision makers from the Irish and international tech sector will provide a unique forum for technology companies, start-ups, investors and the largest Irish and global end users of technology and services in order to facilitate investment, innovation, collaboration and fostering of new commercial relationships.

Powerful keynote talk from leading Irish and global speakers, start up pitches and networking opportunities are tied together by 100 exhibitor pavilions and more than 20 conferences on Fintech, Healthtech, Startups, Investment & Funding, Data, Cloud Computing, Content, Mobile, Cleantech, Marketing, Enterprise Technology, Apps, Software, Gaming, Factory Technology, Telecommunications, IT, Internet, Careers, IOT, Sports Technology, Distributive technologies… and much more.

Join over 200 keynote speakers, 200 start ups, 400 international and Irish investors, 1000 of the world’s leading technology companies and over 1500 of the largest Irish and Global purchasers of technology and services from industries such as Internet and ICT, Finance, Gaming, Media, Cleantech and Energy, Software, Manufacturing, Communications, Sports, Retail, cloud computing, Banking and Finance, Aviation, medical, electronics etc.

Irelands largest technology event offers you a unique opportunity to interact with startups, active investors, as well as senior executives such as Founders, MD’s, CIOs, CTO’s, Finance directors, IT directors, operation directors, marketing directors etc from the largest, most innovative and disruptive companies in the world.

Over 20 Conferences

Delegates are free to move between the 20 conference on the day. Please click on the logos below to learn more about the individual conferences.


FinTech Connect  |  HealthTech Connect  |  Startup Connect  |  Cleantech Connect  |  Investor Connect  |  Data Connect 

Disrupt Connect  |  Enterprise Connect  |  Game Connect  |  Content Connect  |  Cloud Connect  |  Mobile Connect  |  IT Connect

Factorytech Connect  |  IOT Connect  |  Sportstech Connect  |  Marketing Connect  |  Careers Connect  |  Web Connect 


We look forward to seeing you on the 31st May 2017 for the Tech Event of the Year.
To be considered for a speaking spot or to exhibit at Tech Connect Live please email us to discuss.

Event Speakers

Robert Cairnduff

COO at

Brian Caulfield

Non Executive Director, RhodeCode

Louise Phelan

Vice President of Global Operations for EMEA, PayPal

Colm Lyon

CEO and Founder - Fire Financial Services Limited, Chairman - Fintech & Payments Association of Ireland, Founder & Former CEO - Realex Payments

Luis Franco

MD EMEA, SurveyMonkey

Pamela Newenham

Co Founder, Girl Crew

Aidan McCullen

Head of Innovation partnerships and funding, RTÉ

Sean MacHale

Senior Banker, Executive Director - Head of Institutional Banking

Harry Goddard

Head of Consulting, Deloitte Ireland

Bill Liao


Silviu Preoteasa

Growth hacker, Serial entrepreneur, Lead investor

Matthias Wenk

Marketing Operations Director, Ryanair

Kevin McSweeney

Head of New Investments, Broadlake Capital

Emmet Savage

CEO & Co-Founder, Rubicoin

Richard George

Director of Digital, eir Group

Cianan Clancy

Global Innovation Strategy Manager, Paddy Power Betfair

Conor Shaw

Managing Director, EMEA

Michael Culligan

Management Consulting

Sharon Tighe

Head of Social & Community Strategy, eumom

Mark Haslam

Managing Director, Loud Mouth Media

Niall Rooney

Partner with FP Logue Solicitors

Marc Mulligan

Outside The Comfort Zone

Elaine Lavery

Co-founder at Improper Food Limited

Arran Dowling Hussey

Editor Construction, Engineering & Energy Law Journal of Ireland

Pauline Kwasniak

Frank O Grady

Systems Engineer, Analyst, Founder of Bottletop Media

Graham Carrick

Co-Founder & CEO, Run Last Man

Deepak Karanth

Founder and Consultant at

Alex Hamilton

Head of Research, Retail Week

Tom Banville

Head of Enterprise, Local Enterprise Office Wexford

Adam Murphy

Marketing Director, Kerrygold Irish Cream at Ornua

Gavin Ross

Digital Strategy Manager, Three Ireland

Mark Strong

Managing Director, Wandering Eye Pictures

Samuel Dennigan


Liam O’ Callaghan

Commercial Director - Global Reviews

Lezaan Roos


Ivan Trajkovic

Founder & CEO, Engineers London Ltd.

Ray Ryan

Founder and CEO, OSSM Cloud

Garrett Cassidy

FinTech Advisor and Innovator, MD Abarta Consulting

Ciara Conlon


Parsa Ghaffari

CEO, founder at AYLIEN

Kevin Ennis

Digital & Social Media Marketing | Brand Strategy | Passion for great Design

Lisa Gibbons

Digital Marketing Manager,

Paul McCann

CDG Brand

Eugene Burns

Creative Director, Brandlogik

Dermot O Reilly

Solutions Consultancy Ireland

Gerard Tannam

Islandbridge Brand Development

Jill Robb

Marketing Director, Origin Digital Ltd

Wayne Dignam

MD, Tender Team

Brian Cochrane

MD, Dara Creative

John McGarry

Internet Services, Webworks

Mary Power

National Sales Manager, Classic Hits 4FM

Brendan O’Malley

General Manager, Lero

Randall Glick

Contract Lecturer, Digital Skills Academy

Elena Khrabrostina

Online Marketing Executive, Europcar

Louis Grenier

Fighting bad marketing,

Greg Fry

Owner, Careers Coach

James Kavanagh


Jamie McCormick

McCormick Advanced Marcomm

Daria Recker

Daria Recker Business Consulting

Andrew Bradley

Director, Bradley Brand & Design

Paidi O’Reilly

Innovation Research Fellow at Infant Centre, UCC

Marshall Kingston

Retail Brand Manager, Kepak Convenience Foods

Hugh Kelly

CEO, Associated Marketing

Caitlin Carey

My Supermarket

Rob Cullen

Membership Executive, Dublin Chamber of Commerce

Kevin McParland

Executive Director, Irish Pubs Global

Matt Glowatz

College Lecturer , UCD

Liam Cronin

Associate Director Commercialisation ADAPT Centre Trinity College Dublin

Tiernan Reilly

Partnerships Executive at UNICEF Ireland

Gary Doyle

Programme Manager, Common Purpose

Niall McCaffrey

Director, Ipsos MRBI

Jimmy Walsh

Founder and Chairman, Dara Creative

Ciamh McCrory

Social Media, Digital Marketing, Online PR, Keynote Speaker & Communications Director, Insight Consultants

Ian Blake

Co Founder/Managing Director, Squaredot Inbound Marketing

Colm Hanratty

Founder and CEO, Sixtwo Digital

Paul O’Byrne

Head of Digital Strategy, TinderPoint

Gavin Gannon

Director, Brandit

Cathal Melinn

Digital Media Manager, Digital Marketing Institute

Mary Cronin


Anne Nazemetz

Business Development, HELIX Centre

Trayc Keevans

Director, Morgan McKinley

Michael Ward

Group manager 'Mullingar Employment Action Group

Anatoly Lebedev

CEO & Co-Founder, CESANTA

Tony Corrigan

Co-founder and CEO, TenderScout

Ronan McDonnell

Marketing Coordinator, Alpha Payments Cloud

Andi Jarvis

Senior Account Manager, The Tomorrow Lab

Diarmaid Mac Mathúna

Head of Client Services, Agtel

Stephen Nolan

COO, Nutritics

Simon Cocking

Senior Editor, Irish Tech News

Louise McCormack

Digital Account Manager,

Rhona Togher

Founder, Restored Hearing

Alfonso Blanco

Director of Flow Cytometry, UCD

Elizabeth Douet

Director, Global Training Specialists

Ben Geoghegan

Manager Inbound Marketing,

Steve Strickland Wright

CTO of Cake Invest, Cake Solutions

Mark Adair

Senior Associate, Mason Hayes & Curran Lawyers

James Turner

Chief Insight Officer, Black Swan

Dmitry Ovchinnikov

Principal Program Manager Technical at EMC2, Inc.

Fanuel Dewever

Founder, Crowd Angels & Growth Architect

John Dinsmore

Health Innovation Lead & Deputy Director, Centre for Practice and Healthcare Innovation, TCD

Fred Logue

Solicitor, FP Logue

Andy Henry

Brand Experience Designer,

Stephen Fay

IT Manager, SAP

Paul Hewitt

Head of Marketing at Nice Agency (Karmarama)

Aidan Casey

Wave Break Media

Dr. Ignazio Graffeo

MB BCh, Psychiatry Trainee

Mark Bainbridge

Founder, TechSource

Morgan Nolan

Key Account Director, Data Ireland

Heather Thornton

Co-Founder, Along Came A Spider

Paul Quigley

Founder, NewsWhip Media, Ltd.

Jonathan Downey

‎Strategic Projects Manager, Schivo Group

Robert Leslie

Serial Technology Entrepreneur

Edward McDonnell

Director, CeADAR Centre

Arno Gaultier

Business Development at A Inno Info & Festival Market Ltd

Maurice Coyle

Co-founder / CEO, HeyStaks Intent Analytics

Dr. Nicholas Ingle

CEO & Founder SMARTT Partners

Alice Weightman

Founder & CEO, The Work Crowd

Nicole Pretorius

Technology Consultant, Campbell North

Marc Flanagan

Business Development Director - IoT - Europe Dell

Omar Hassan

CEO & Co-founder,

Emma Hogan

Data Analyst and Activity Leader at the Irish Centre for High-End Computing (ICHEC)

Tapas Sen


Dr Martyn Farrows

Director, Learnovate Centre at Trinity College Dublin

Breandán Coss

Principal, Cognito Strategies

James Lavery

Managing Director, Microsec Ltd.

Julian Kulkarni

Chief Marketing Officer, Morgan McKinley

Dr Michael Phillips

Director, Product Innovation, ICON Plc.

Pete Townsend

Global Head of Product & Solutions - BNP Paribas

Emmett Kilduff

‎Founder, Eagle Alpha

Tal Shmueli

Account Manager, LinkedIn

Damian Young

Managing Director, Europe Middle East & Africa, Nomis Solutions

Colin Darby

CEO, Volt Motorcycles

Phil Cottier

MD, EMEA Epsilon

Dr. Vikram Pakrashi

Chartered Engineer, UCC

Jonathan Bird

‎CEO at

Lisa White


Pamela O’Brien

Maths and Computer Science lecturer, LIT

Kevin Howlette

Director UK Emergency Fire & Safety Ltd

Oisín Tobin

Senior Associate- Mason, Hayes and Curran

Mel McIntyre

Managing Director, OpenApp

Micheal O Foghlu

CTO, Red Hat Mobile

Dervilla Mullan

Chief Product Officer, Brandtone

Madhuban Kumar

‎CEO, Metafused

Dr. John Whelan

Executive Director Blackstone LaunchPad & LaunchBox, Trinity College

Pat Doody

Research Director, IMaR Technology Gateway

Richard Coen

Business and Digital Marketing Strategist, Emarkable

Alan Coleman

CEO Wolfgang Digital

Prof. Barry McMahon

Director of the Innovation Academy, University of Dublin, Trinity College

Shane Lynam


Patrick O’Sullivan

Senior Digital Customer Experience Analyst

Ray Armstrong

Saros Consulting

Mark Regan

Managing Partner, Regan Solicitors's

Alison Gray

Associate Partner, BCK

Barry Connolly

Solicitor and Trade Mark Attorney, Flynn O Driscoll Business Lawyers

Amy Neale

Vice President, MasterCard Start Path

Christine O Meara

Commercialization Specialist, TSSG

Denise Mantin

MS Section, TSSG

Dr. Steven Daly

Research Unit Manager, TSSG

Kate Egan

Law Library

John McKiernan

Head of External Collaboration, ESB Innovation

Jason Lynch

Director of IoT Strategy, Analog Devices

Nick O’Hare

Director of Strategy and Commercial Affairs at Mediserve Homecare Ltd.

Dr. Martin Spollen

Co-Founder and Director, Yedup Technology 

Adam Kirwan

Senior Recruitment Consultant

Rory Cremin

Director of Service Delivery with Clanwilliam Group

Mike Higgins

Chief Sales & Marketing Officer, Wisetek

John O’Hara

City Planner and Head of Land Use Policy, Dublin City Council

Alessandro Prest

Founder & Chief Technology Officer, Logo Grab

Anita Finnegan

CEO, Nova Leah

Andrea Linehan

Commercial Director, Grid Finance

Diarmuid Mc Sweeney

Ogilvy Dublin

Sinéad O’Moore

Head of Content & Brand Strategy, eumom

Cronan McNamara

Founder & CEO, Creme Global

Dermot O Neill

Project & Network Manager, ICBE

Robert Gavin

Director of EMEA Channel and Alliances Marketo

Kaleem Nawaz

Sales & Marketing officer Egypt Airlines

John O’Boyle

Director Belbin Ireland

Gary Stewart

Account Executive – Marketing

Vincent Pretet


Hélène Guillaume

Founders Intelligence

Jack Murray


Chris Higgins

Employer Engagement, INSEAD

Denis Canty

Lead Technologist – Data Science & IoT Strategy, Tyco Innovation

Jochen Gassner

Executive Vice President Customer Advocacy, Avira

Mike Farnan

Chief Executive, RedStrike

Mark Mullins

Associate Director, A4G

Alex Gibson

Senior Lecturer - Marketing, Dublin Institute of Technology

Fergal Moynihan

Senior Manager, Business Process Solutions

John Fogarty

Business Director at Dare

Brian Quinn

Director of European Innovation, Intel Labs Europe

Sean McNulty

Chairman and Director at Dolmen

Ronan Menton

manager of internet strategy for Europcar Ireland

Andy Scott

CEO, Redstrike

Dr Jamie Allsop


Sarah Doyle

Co-founder and Owner of The Better Life Project

Tommy Kearns

Founder & CEO, Xtreme Push

Julian Seymour

Consultant, HBAN

Paul Anglim


Dermot Bradfield

Director, Gepetto

Dr. David R. Gillen

Managing Director, Blueacre Technology

Dennis Mulldoon

Software Developer, ICT Forge

Damien McCann

Director of Enterprise and Marketing, Viatel, Ireland

Ollie Walsh

CEO, Pip Payments

Garry Connolly

Chairman, GconnTec & Founder, Host in Ireland

Amanda Roche Kelly

Managing Director, JUST EAT Ireland

Bernard Chanliau

Business Innovation Coach 

Why Attend

TechConnect Live, Ireland’s largest technology, event will bring together 3000+ key decision makers from the Irish and international tech sector  and will provide a unique forum for technology companies, start-ups, investors and the largest Irish and global end users of technology and services in order to facilitate investment, innovation, collaboration and fostering of new commercial relationships.

This free to attend event features powerful keynote talks from leading Irish and global corporations, technology companies , entrepreneurs and investors, plus start up pitches  from the hottest startups,  and is tied together by ample networking opportunities, over 100 exhibitor pavilions and more than 20 conferences on Fintech, Healthtech, Startups, Investment & Funding, Data, Cloud Computing, Content, Sustainability, Marketing, Enterprise Technology, IT, Software, Gaming, Factory Technology, Internet, Careers, IOT, Sports Technology,  Distributive technologies… and more.

The Main Reasons to Attend

  • Connect with funders and raise investment for your company
  • Meet with the hottest startups and leading suppliers of technology and services in our dedicated exhibitor area.
  • Hear from an impressive line-up of  founders and senior management from leading technology companies , corporations and investors from sectors such as Internet and ICT, Finance, Gaming, Media, Cleantech and Energy, Software, Manufacturing, Communications, Sports, Retail, cloud computing, Banking and Finance, Aviation, medical, electronics etc.
  • Gain industry insights on the latest opportunities, technologies, emerging trends and best practice to help take your business to the next level.
  • Meet potential clients and foster new business relationships
  • Connect with founders and senior management from the largest corporations and technology companies to find new business opportunities.


To avail of your free delegate pass register here.
To be considered for a speaking spot or to sponsor or exhibit at the event, please email us to discuss.


Startups come to TechCnnect Live for a simple reason… Get  Funded and put themselves in front of the largest purchasers of their technology in the world.

Startup Connect aims to inform, inspire and support startups–all the while helping them achieve their ultimate goal of getting funded and winning clients.

This unique event brings together some of the world’s most influential entrepreneurs, business leaders, investors, and brightest start-ups providing keynote speeches and practical insight for you to start and scale-up your business

Whether you’re building a high-growth tech startup, a mobile app, a piece of hardware etc, you’ll learn how to structure teams and ways of working to scale successfully and operate in conditions of extreme uncertainty.

You’ll leave the event inspired with valuable contacts and the knowledge to grow and succeed in this fast changing landscape.

Register for Free Pass

Free Startup Elevator Pitches

We believe in helping startups. Firstly our event is free to attend. Secondly we are running completely free elevator pitches all day where a startup gets to get up on stage at one of the 20 conferences and make a pitch about their business. The best pitches of the day will then get to pitch on the main stage with the winner benefiting from yearlong front page exposure on our website and national and international press coverage.
To be considered for one of these completely free elevator pitches, email us at with some details about your company, products, your target sector and what you are hoping to achieve at the event in terms of raising investment, meeting clients etc. We just need a few lines initially. We will be then in touch.



Exhibiting allows you to have a visible presence so that clients and funders can easily find you and talk to you about your technology or  funding requirements. Over 3000 of the leading funders, technology companies and  largest corporate purchasers of technology will be attending the attending the event.Take that next step in getting funded and winning market share.

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As you may know TechConnect Live is collocated with The National Sales and Marketing Summit  / Grow Your Business Online Expo. Both events are located side by side and you can view a floor plan here. There is a very strong cross over between the content so many delegates will visit both events. To decide which  conference you wish to view and where you want to visit on the site please click on the links to view the agenda for each  conference.


Main Stage – TechConnect Live
Main Stage – The National Sales and Marketing Summit
Seminar Area 1
Start-ups/Commercialisation/Finance and Investment Conference
Seminar Area 2
IOT Conference
Cleantech Conference
FactoryTech Conference
Seminar Area 3
It & Software Conference
Data & Analytics Conference
Seminar Area 4
Disruption/Research and Innovation Conference
Careers/Skills/Training /HR/Leadership Conference
Seminar Area 5
Fintech Conference
Seminar Area 6
HealthTech Conference
Seminar Area 7
Mobile Conference
SportsTech Conference
EdTech Conference
Seminar Area A
Legal/Tax/ Regulatory Conference
Market & Business Intelligence/Competitiveness Conference
Seminar Area B
Online Marketing & Sales/ Digital Transformation Conference
Seminar Area C
Branding & Design Conference
Marketing/Sales/Advertising Conference
Seminar Area D
Content Conference
Social Media Conference













The Venue

RDS (The Royal Dublin Society)
Merrion Road
Dublin 4

The RDS is Irelands largest event venue and is ideally located in Dublin . It is an easy walk from the city centre is well connected by road and public transport. Numerous hotels are within easy reach.

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