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Conference chair Oisín Tobin, Partner and Head of our Technology Sector

Watch the playbacks from our Technology Conference, Talent, Funding and the Future, which attracted more than 300 industry professionals to The Marker Hotel in Dublin on Wednesday, 1 March.

Keynote address

Renowned journalist Kenneth Cukier, Deputy Executive Editor at the Economist and author of “Framers - Make Better Decisions in The Age of Big Data", delivered a warmly-received keynote address.

Panel discussions

Panels of industry and legal experts examined a number of key topics impacting the technology sector in Ireland.

Melanie Crowley, Partner and Head of Employment Law & Benefits, chaired a panel discussion on Human Capital - recruiting and retaining talent.


  • Siobhan O’Shea, Director, Scaled Business Success (EMEA/APAC), Indeed
  • Hannah Cronin, Director, Employment Legal (EMEA, APAC, LATAM & Canada), Pinterest
  • Anne-Marie Tierney Le-Roux, Head of FDI – Technology, IDA
  • Ger Connolly, Partner, Employment and Benefits Team, Mason Hayes & Curran

Anne Harkin, Corporate Partner, chaired the panel on Equity and Investment – buying, selling and fundraising.


  • Huw Lloyd, Managing Director, Arma Partners
  • Alan Foy, Chairman & Co-Founder, VentureWave Capital
  • Colum Lyons, Founder & CEO, ID-Pal
  • Conor O'Sullivan, Investment Director, Atlantic Bridge
  • James Ives, Founder & CEO, XOCEAN

Oisín Tobin, Partner and Head of our Technology Sector, chaired a panel discussion on Future Focus – what next for technology.


  • Garret Molloy, SVP Global Channels Corporate Banking, Citi
  • Graham Baitson, Head of Customer, Dimply
  • Sohini De, Founder & CEO, Empeal
  • Brian McElligott, Partner, Technology Team, Mason Hayes & Curran

If you have a question about any of the topics discussed, don't hesitate to contact a member of our Technology team.

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