About Gemma

Gemma Allen is a marketing communications and client development professional with over 18 years of experience in product launch, marketing, operations, consultancy, and partnership roles across three continents.

She has responsibility for North America Strategy and Market growth for the firm. She started her career at Microsoft, working for the Windows business group in product launch and later the Irish-based sales and marketing division.

She moved to New York in 2015, where she spent eight years leading the IDA Irelands B2C Tech portfolio, working alongside global industry leaders advising on foreign direct investment, hiring world-class talent, and navigating changing regulatory landscapes and growth strategy.

She is a contributor for Forbes and Nasdaq, writing on female advancement, technology, and the future of work.