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

Paul Byrne

CEO, Currency Fair.

Amanda Roche Kelly

Managing Director, JUST EAT Ireland

Stephen McCann

General Partner /CFO, SOSV.

Luis Franco

MD EMEA, SurveyMonkey

Louise Phelan

Vice president, PayPal

Aisling Curtis

Director of Small Medium Solutions Business and Partner Group, Microsoft.

Kieran Harte

Head of Cities: Ireland, Wales, Midlands & South West UK Uber

Peter Kelly

Managing Director, Virgin Media Business

Dermot Casey

Venture Investment Leader, NRDC.

Aisling Keegan

Vice President & General Manager, Dell EMC Ireland.

Michael Crean

Chief Technology Officer and Co-founder

Emerald de Leeuw

CEO, EuroComply

Garry Connolly

Chairman, GconnTec & Founder, Host in Ireland

Damien McCann

Director of Enterprise and Marketing, Viatel, Ireland

Ollie Walsh

CEO, Pip Payments

Bernard Chanliau

Business Innovation Coach 

Paul Mc Carthy

Business Solutions and Professional Services RGC Technologies Ltd

Dr. Vikram Pakrashi

Chartered Engineer, UCC

Andrew Parle

Marketing and Communications Manager ,ALOHA Mental Arithmetic Ireland

Robert Leslie

CEO, Sedicii, Ireland

Hugh Jones

Co-founder of Sytorus Ltd

John Power

CEO - Ostia Software Solutions, Ireland

Declan Murray

CEO and Co-Founder of Zendfast Ireland.

Rafael Dos Santos

Founder, Digital Entrepreneurs Academy, London, UK.

Samantha Magee

Founder and Chief Learning Officer Symposium Learning

Gerard Keohane

Omnichannel Commerce Specialist, StudioForty9

Brendan Guildea


Darren Jonathan McNelis

Founder, UGotMail, Ireland

Frances Keating

Training & Consultancy

Dr. Ignazio Graffeo

Registrar in Psychiatry presso HSE's

Fiachra Ó Comhraí

Founder and CEO of Pipeline

Naghmeh Reilly

Senior Development Adviser - High Potential Startup Divisions, Enterprise Ireland

Lorcan Bannon

Head of Client Strategy, Olytico, Ireland

Julian Kulkarni

Chief Marketing Officer, Morgan McKinley, Ireland

Tony Corrigan

Founder & CEO, TenderScout, Ireland

Mark Adair

Partner, Mason Hayes & Curran

George Harold

CEO and co-founder, Integrated Facilities Solutions

Juan Lyall

Commercial Director,SafeToNet Ltd,U.K

Jennifer Brennan

Associate Director, Next Generation,Dublin Ireland

Grainne Murphy

IoT Marketing Manager, Analog Devices

Olga Gaffney

Senior Solicitor, AMOSS Solicitors

Lorraine Carter

Branding Maven, International Speaker, Multi-Award Winner, Mentor, Writer & Designer, Persona Branding & Design, Ireland

Leona O’Brien

Senior Legal Researcher, GRC Technology Centre Ireland

Bruce Bale

CEO, Sportdec

Ray Walshe

Senior Funded Researcher, Insight Centre for Data Analytics@DCU

Tom Banville

Head of Enterprise, Local Enterprise Office Wexford, Ireland

Kevin Koidl

CEO ,Wripl Technologies.

Laurence Knell

Director, Strategic Innovation Partners, and co-founder, Brain for Business Ireland.

Conall Geraghty

Technology Lawyer,Mason Hayes & Curran,Ireland.

Pearse Coyle

CEO, NVMdurance.

Robert Farrell

Digital Marketing Program Director, The Further Learning Group.

Roy Phillips

CTO, FoodCloud.

Benjamin J. Boyle

CEO BeJoZa Ltd.

Colin Keogh

Research Engineer, University College Dublin

Cristiani Eccher

Ph.D. Student in Manufacturing Engineering, DCU

Lesley Burdett

Director Jaunty Twig Ltd UK

Stuart Nelson

Founder Jigsaw Consulting Ireland

Andrew Hobbs

Manager Mobile Engineering, Johnson Controls International.

Rick Nassar

CEO / Co-Founder,

James Aschehoug

Co-founder@Uriji Jami, UK

Kevin McGivern

VP, Kx, Ireland and UK

Mark Bannon

CEO and Co-Founder , VT Networks

Lisa Duddington

Head of Customer Experience, Keep It Usable, United Kingdom

Elva Carri

Founder and Co-CEO,Girl crew

Dr Mark Heaton


Charlie Sheridan

Director –Internet of Things (IOT) systems, Intel Labs Europe.

Dr. John Whelan

Executive Director Blackstone LaunchPad &  LaunchBox, Trinity College, Dublin.

Niamh Malone

CEO and Founder, Brainey App, Ireland.

Charlie Byrne

CEO | Co-Founder, Engager,Dublin.

Paidi O’Reilly

Innovation Research Fellow,Infant Research Centre/Cork University Business School.

Maximilian Thiel

Head of Member Success, Entrepreneurs Anonymous, Ireland

Ricardo Lopez

Founder Tailored Ads

Garrett Cassidy

Co-founder & CEO, Trezeo , Ireland

Toby Farren

CEO PlayTank.

Eoin Killian Costello

Co-founder and CEO Digital Dun Laoghaire

Maurice Coyle

CEO,HeyStaks AI Marketing.

Jim Fitzsimons

Managing Director, Riverwest Management.

Gary Stewart

Director of Wayra UK and Telefónica Open Future (UK).

Garret Flower

CEO, Parkpnp

Jamie White

CEO, Youth Nation

Dr. Shane Keaveney

Research Engineer at University College Dublin, Co-Founder at The Rapid Foundation, Ireland

Oliver Hynes

CEO, HUB Controls

Naomh McElhatton

Directorof Dig ital Education at House of Comms (UAE) and Founder of the DANI Awards (NI)

Dr. Michael Barros

IRC post-doc fellow, TSSG/WIT, Ireland

Ronan McDonnell

Marketing Director, Alpha Fintech

Coral Movasseli

Managing Director, Girls in Tech Dublin, Ireland

Nikolay Malyarov

EVP, Chief Content Officer and General Counsel Pressreader

Marie Mc Carthy

Director Product Innovation, Information Technology ICON PLC.

David Montgomery

Head of Risk & Regulatory Advisory, EisnerAmper Ireland

Stuart Hadden

Director, CrowdComms Ireland

James Merrin

Red Hat Mobile, Red

Roseann Heavey

Partner, Noone Casey Accountants, Dublin.

Colin Guilfoyle

Managing Director, Nebula Interactive.

Rob Hennelly

CEO, Sondware, Ireland

Alan Clayton

Roaming Mentor SOSV

Paul Keane

Computing & Electronics | Patents Partner

Dorian Rees

Associate, Flynn O’Driscoll Business Lawyers.

Laurence Veale

Head of User Experience  Each&Other Ltd.

Melinda Nicci

CEO and Founder , Baby2Body ,UK.

Joe Greaney

Director, Westbic.

Andrea Linehan

Commercial Director, GRID Finance

Nicole Pretorius

Cofounder, SheCanCode, London UK.

Bill O’Dea

Business Advisor NOW 

Eoin Whelan

Lecturer in Business Information Systems, National University of Ireland, Galway.

James Turner

Chief Insight Officer, Black Swan

Conall Laverty

Founder & CEO , Wia.



Judie Russell


Sara Viegas

Product Line Manager, OpenApp.

Alex Gibson

Senior Lecturer - Marketing DIT

Ruth Robertson

MD & Quality, Safety, Environmental Consultant, Bambus Solutions

Brian Sullivan

Chief Analytics Officer ,Idiro Analytics

Kieran O’Neill

Data Science Manager, ESB Innovation.

Barry Magee

IBM Digital Sales Europe

Jules O’ Loughlin

Trade Expert atTransferMate Global Payments

Graham Carrick

Co-Founder & CEO RunLastMan

Peter Oakes

Non-Executive Director of TransferMate and Susquehanna International.

Richard Linger

Technology Gateway Manager, Embedded Systems at Nimbus - Cork Institute of Technology.

Pamela O’Brien

Maths and Computer Science Lecturer, Limerick Institute of Technology.

Avril Copeland

Founder/CEO TickerFit

Sarah Sheeran

Digital Producer / Director Agtel

Silviu Preoteasa

Lead Instigator Travel Open Partnership

Andrea Renzi

Co-Founder / Sales Director 3D to Sell­

Gillian Barry

Head of Innovation & Enterprise LIT

Sean Ganley

Co-founder and CEO, Westbrite Technologies

Sorcha Nic Aodha

Mobile CRM Project Manager , Element Wave.

Julian Seymour

Syndicate Manager, HBAN

Nick Ashmore

CEO of the Strategic Banking Corporation of Ireland (SBCI).

Francis Fitzgibbon

CEO, StoryStock, Ireland

Hilary Treacy

Founder and MD of Barbican Data Protection Services,

Ken Nugent

Commercial Manager, RTÉ

Brendan Dowling

Founder & CEO, Consumer Data Protection, Ireland

Devan Hughes

Cofounder Buymie

Brian White

engineering manager on product strategy/roadmaps Intercom

Ian Lucey

CEO of Lucey Fund, Ireland

John O’Shea

Commercial Director, Capventis Ireland

Rich Archbold

Director of engineering, on people management Intercom

Sean Brady

Cloud Advisor, CloudAssist

Mathieu Gorge

Security Subject Matter, PCI DSS expert, International Speaker, and Trainer on Security & Compliance, Networker, Entrepreneur, VigiTrust.

Owen Sorensen

CEO PlanetVerify

Stan Massueras

EMEA Sales Director,  Intercom

Paul Prior

Managing Director, FTI Consulting and Ireland, UK and US

Jessica McIlwaine

Head of Business Solutions, PFH

Mojtaba Akbari

CEO Grouper Technology

Paul Conaty

Principal Consultant, CWSI.

Linda Hynes

Head of Employment & Data Protection Leman Solicitors

Dr. Dennis M. Jennings

Chairman Co-Chair Irish GDPR Coalition

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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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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