Rick Kelly – Chairperson
Rick is VP of Global Marketing Solutions – Gaming at Facebook, where he oversees Global Ad Sales and Operations for the Gaming Industry, with teams in North America, EMEA and APAC. Rick’s previous positions with Facebook include head of EMEA Mid Market Sales Team, and Director of EMEA Sales. Previously, Rick spent seven years leading sales teams for Yahoo! in both Boston and Barcelona. A native of Boston, Rick currently lives in Dublin. He is also active in the start-up community and is an active investor, board member and advisor for numerous start-ups and charities.
Declan Crowley – Treasurer
Declan has been with Kerry Group plc since 1986. He is Treasurer and Investor Relations Officer at Kerry Group Plc., and he is on the Board of Directors at Kerry Group Financial Services.
Noreen Taylor-Doyle – Secretary
Experienced Chief Executive Officer with a demonstrated history of working in the food production industry. Skilled in Customer Service, Business Development, Marketing Strategy, Social Media, and Management. Strong business development professional graduated from Dún Laoghaire Institute of Art, Design and Technology.
Dr Mike Bennett – Consultant in Pediatric Emergency Medicine
Dr Bennet works within the Children’s Health Ireland Group of Hospitals and brings a wealth of experience.
Orla Brennan – Senior Partner at Brightwater Executive Search
Experienced Partner with a demonstrated history of working in the Executive Search and Recruiting industry across domestic and international markets. Strong entrepreneurship professional with a passion for building commercial relationships and identifying skilled talent to help organisations growth strategy.
David Neville – Future Health Summit
David has 18 years’ experience operationally delivering events in the Technology and Healthcare sector. David was co-founder of the influential First Tuesday network in Ireland ‘where minds meet money’. With the extensive network built and the ability to bring people together, we were approached by stakeholders in the healthcare sector to help to replicate the success of First Tuesday. This evolved into the National Healthcare Conference where we brought together all strands of the health sector to share innovations and ideas. What started as a national conference has now become a global gathering of healthcare leaders at the Future Health Summit.
David hails from Co. Wexford where he is still involved in the family business Nevilles Bar and Restaurant in Fethard on Sea. He is also on the board of Hook Tourism, the promotional body for the Hook Peninsula.