Mike Feerick is CEO & Founder of Alison, the world’s largest free learning platform for basic education and workplace skills.
Nicole Ryan is the founder of Alex’s Adventure which is a programme that aims to educate post-primary students on substance misuse and the real-life effects our choices can have.
Pat McCann is founder and CEO of Dalata Hotel Group.
Anne O’Leary is CEO of Vodafone Ireland and oversees SIRO, Vodafone’s joint venture with the ESB.
Pat Culhane is currently a National Games Development Officer with the GAA, a Doctor of Management candidate and runs his own consultancy business.
Allen, left school at 16 years old with no qualifications, went bankrupt in 2008, started web design agency 3SIXTY Create in 2009 and merged with The Tomorrow Lab in 2016.
Danica Murphy is an internationally recognised expert in the areas of High Performance Team Development, Executive Coaching, Training Design, Facilitation and Strategic Development.
Susuana Olatunji Komolafe is CEO of Afro Diaspora Center Ireland.
Eimear McManus is Director of Digital Works Agency in London.
Aoife Gaffney MSc (Hons) BSc (Open) QFA LIB CMC is the founder and CEO of Prudence Moneypenny Coaching.
Patrick Mulcahy aka The Mindful Farmer is the owner of Ballinwillin House Farm, the only combined organic farmed venison, wild boar and goat farm in Ireland and the UK.
Adaku Ezeudo is a diversity and inclusion consultant, trainer, mentor and coach.
Tracy Gunn works with global leaders on topics including change management, leadership development and unconscious bias.
Lorraine Heskin is Founder and Managing Director of Gourmet Food Parlour.
Fiona Murphy is a fellow member of the ACCA and holds a Masters in Business Management.
Vicki O’Toole is Managing Director of JJ O’Toole Ltd., Ireland’s leading purveyor of packaging and design.
Laura O’Connell is Brand and Communities Manager at innocent Drinks Ireland.
Enda Lynch is Head of Enterprise with Munster Rugby.
Enda Corneille is Country Manager (Ireland) for Emirates, overseeing and managing all operations for the Dubai-based carrier in the Irish market.
Joanne Hession founded and is currently CEO of LiFT Ireland, a national initiative to raise the level of leadership across the nation.
Deirdre Twomey is the Head of Bank of Ireland in Kerry.
Ciarán O’Reilly is CEO of Expert Ireland Retail and President of Expert International GMBH.
Rosanne Longmore is the CEO and Co-Founder of Coroflo, a company developing world first breastfeeding technology.
Eamon Moore is the co-founder of Hikari, a business intelligence and data analytics company.
Noelle O’Connell is Executive Director of European Movement Ireland.
Tracy Keogh is a co-organiser of Grow Remote, a community project opening up the regions of Ireland to companies who hire remotely.
Dermot Daly is a founder of Tapadoo, a leading app development agency in Dublin.
Diarmuid Crowley is Founder of Wild Orchard Natural Beverages Ltd and Craft Food Traders.
Seán Hawkshaw is CEO of KBI Global Investors and Director and former Chairman of the Irish Association of Investment Managers.
Sinead Devlin is Managing Director of Emergenetics Europe and a specialist in the area of organisation development and leadership.
Ciara Garvan is the founder of WorkJuggle.com, an innovative, online platform connecting highly skilled professionals with flexible, remote and contract roles.
Declan Hughes is a Founder and Managing Partner of The Grey Matters Network.
Rob Durran is co-founder of technology company, XINTEC, which focuses on fraud detection for telecom operators.
Stephen Fitzgerald is Chief Executive of Golden Disc Group. Founded in 1962 Golden Discs is Ireland’s largest, oldest, and best-loved entertainment retailer.
Wendy Slattery is the co-founder of The Beauty Buddy app, the first social platform dedicated to beauty and cosmetic products.
Samantha Kelly is a leading social media strategist, speaker and trainer.
Brendan Courtney is a TV presenter, broadcaster, fashion designer and businessman.
Deborah Somorin is a Senior Associate at PwC and founder of not-for-profit Empower the Family.
Declan O’Connell is a high performance coach and corporate trainer.
Lisa Dillon is General Manager of Microsoft EMEA Digital Sales Centre, building and leading a team of over 700 people, based in Dublin.
Bill Kelly is Managing Director of Kelly’s Resort Hotel, Rosslare and the fourth generation Kelly to run the hotel.
Andy Miller was appointed as CEO of Folens Publishers in June 2017, having first joined Folens as Sales and Marketing Director in October 2015.
Mary Harney served as Tánaiste for 10 years before retiring from politics in 2011, she now acts as a consultant and is involved in several charitable organisations.
Doireann Barrett is the founding owner of The Gluten Free Kitchen Company, a multi-award-winning food and wellness brand.
Margaret Kissane is founding owner of Connect Publications which she established in 2014.
Susan HayesCulleton, CFA, “The Positive Economist” is Managing Director of the Hayes Culleton Group, providers of training, speaking and content development services in financial markets, economics and entrepreneurship.
Helen Burns is an award-winning business coach, speaker, trainer and MC.
James McManus is Founder and Managing Director of adventure travel company Earth’s Edge.
Ciara Donlon is Founder & CEO of Theya Healthcare, specialists in post-surgery lingerie.
Sharen McCabe is Director of McCabes Pharmacy, a leading Irish owned pharmacy chain of 28 outlets across the country.
Liz O’Donnell is Director of Policy, Government Affairs and Communications at MSD Ireland and is Chairperson of the Road Safety Authority.
Caroline Sugrue is Operations Director with DCS Group, an energy solutions provider and is also Chairperson of Cara Credit Union, located in Co.Kerry.
Lorraine Higgins is Deputy CEO with Retail Excellence, the industry representative organization.
Mary Beary is a corporate trainer specialising in Leadership and Personal Development and is also a widely experienced business mentor and career coach.
Edel Creely is co-founder and Managing Director of Trilogy Technologies, a leading IT Managed Services provider.
Pádraig McGillicuddy is a tourism and hospitality industry professional with more than 20 years experience in various management roles both internationally and in Ireland.
Nicki Hoyne is CEO and Founder of My Shining Armour, an online fashion jewellery and accessories store.
Alan O’Neill is a consultant, trainer, non-executive director and a visiting professor with ESA Beirut, he is also a trusted mentor to many CEOs and board directors.
Jess Kavanagh is the founder of Olann, which offers a range of sophisticated coloured yarns from ethically sourced materials.
Vanessa Tierney is co-founder of Abodoo, an exciting global and intuitive platform that is connecting companies with remote working professionals.
Diarmaid Gavin is a partner with over 13 years’ experience at Ronan Daly Jermyn, one of Ireland’s leading law firms.
Karina Kelly is co-founder and director of 3 e-commerce related businesses.
Deirdre Waldron is a partner with Fuzion Communications, a national, award-winning communications and creative agency.
Stephen Cluskey is an award-winning entrepreneur, TEDx and public speaker and disability advocate.
Maura Quinn was appointed as Chief Executive of the Institute of Directors in Ireland in 2008 and is responsible for leading the strategic development of the IoD.
Liam Sheedy is Munster Provincial Director for Bank of Ireland and is a former All-Ireland winning manager with the Tipperary senior hurling team.
Ciara Conlon is a leadership coach with many years’ experience coaching and delivering executive training programmes to CEOs and teams of all sizes.
Siobhán Stack is the founder of Ulluv an online business which provides sets of matching bags and hospital bag items.
Amanda Roche Kelly is Managing Director of Just Eat in Ireland, the world’s leading marketplace for online food delivery.
Elerina Conneely is the Group Financial Controller at Kerry Group.
Noelle O’Connor is an experienced Managing Director and Founder of TanOrganic the only eco-certified self-tanning brand in the world.
Ailbhe Keane is Founder and Creative Director of Izzy Wheels along with her sister Izzy.
Orla Moran is General Manager of recruitment website IrishJobs.ie.
Donna Kennedy is a three-time bestselling author, qualified psychologist, business and life coach.
Orlagh Deegan owns Choice Training & Consultancy, a leading provider of Food Safety & HACCP and Health & Safety training.
Donal Vaughan is Director of Vaughan Shoes comprising of 3 stores in Mayo and also plays Gaelic football with the Mayo senior team.
Lorraine Butler is Managing Director of CPM, Ireland’s leading field sales and marketing specialists.
Colum O’Sullivan set up Cully & Sully in September 2004 with Cullen Allen from Ballymaloe House. They supply over 1,500 shops nationwide.
Aidan Kelly is President of Tralee Chamber Alliance and is a qualified financial advisor and a fellow of the Life Insurance Association since 2004.
Louise McDonnell is an online and social media marketing expert and is passionate about delivering Facebook, SEO, website marketing training and coaching.
Gillian Moore is Managing Director of make-up and cosmetics brand Fuschia which she co-founded in 2005.
Adam Coleman is CEO and owner of HRLocker a cloud HR Platform that is built for companies in the tech, professional services and not for profit sector.
Larry Bass is CEO of independent production company ShinAwiL which he established in 1999.
Ian Harkin is Managing Director of Arklu Ltd, established in 2011 to develop children’s entertainment brands including their own brand Lottie which was brought to market in 2012.
Sadie Chowen is CEO and perfumer/creative director of The Burren Perfumery which she purchased in 2001.
Alison Ritchie is the Managing Director of Polar Ice Ltd., Ireland’s leading manufacturer of dry ice products since 1996.
Barrie Rogers is Managing Director of Chia Bia which he founded in 2009. Chia Bia is one of Europe’s largest suppliers of chia seeds.
Jennifer Rock is the CEO and founder of The Skin Nerd online skin consultancy and the Cleanse Off Mitt makeup removal tool.
Dick Henggeler is owner of The Rose Hotel, Tralee, Co. Kerry which he purchased along with his wife Eibhlin in 2015.
Don O’Neill is an internationally renowned fashion designer and serves as the Creative Director for THEIA.
Niamh Sherwin-Barry is a director of Irish Fairy Door Company. Niamh has been working with children since 2002.
Domini Kemp is a trained chef and together with her sister Peaches Kemp is co-founder of itsa. The company has grown to 5 brands with over 100 employees across 14 locations.
Tony Corrigan is Founder and CEO of TenderScout, a Software as a Service (SaaS) that qualifies government contracting opportunities for small-medium businesses.
Geraldine King is a qualified technician, trainer, and leadership coach and is CEO of the National Recruitment Federation.
Sylvester Neylon established Neylons Facility Management in 2004 and has successfully grown the company to almost 600 employees.
Greg Canty is a Managing Partner of Fuzion Communications, a full service Marketing and PR agency with offices in Dublin and Cork.
Deirdre McGlone is one of the outstanding hoteliers and businesswomen in Ireland and played a pivotal role in the development of the award winning Harvey’s Point Hotel, Donegal.
Colm O’Brien is the founder of Carambola – School Lunches Sorted which supplies packed lunches to 32,000 children daily all over Ireland.
Alan Kingston is owner and manager of Glenilen Farm, producers of authentic farmhouse dairy products.
Louis Byrne is founder and Managing Director of LB Retailing Limited, a Tralee based company operating 3 retail convenience stores under the SPAR brand.
Margot Slattery is country president for Sodexo Ireland and has corporate governance and directorial responsibility for all its operations in Ireland and Northern Ireland.
Following a career as a broadcast journalist with RTÉ, Orlaith became a serial entrepreneur, and is the Managing Director of Gavin Duffy & Associates.
Orla is a leading fashion and events PR Consultant and also a TV stylist on Ireland’s top rated afternoon show RTE Today.
Jim Garvey is a Director of the Garvey Group which was founded 1965 by Tomas Garvey from a corner shop in Dingle, Kerry, but now comprises nine Stores.
Maria Walsh is a businesswoman, broadcaster and was crowned the 2014 International Rose of Tralee.
Adrian Mulvihill is Chief Strategy Officer at FEXCO Group, which is a privately owned Kerry based company employing over 2000 people around the world.
Dan O’Donoghue is a leading trainer in Ireland in the field of Networking & Referral Generation and also a Certified Network Trainer with Asentiv Worldwide.
Tom O’Leary is co-founder and CFO of HQ Co Working Space Ltd. and HQ Tralee a 1 GB Hub with a mix of co-working, individual office suites and event space.
Vinnie Lynch is a proven CEO with a passion for Startups and SME’s. He’s held senior positions at a number of companies.
Jamie White is an Irish entrepreneur, currently working on Leading Social, a social media marketing agency.
Ruth Brett is Marketing Director and member of the Senior Leadership Team at Woodie’s Ireland.
Kieran Donaghy is a multiple All Ireland winner with Kerry and also as one of the top basketball players in Ireland.
Joe is the founder of Nisus Fitness and Coachpact.com and features on RTE’s Ireland’s Fittest Family.
Caroline is the MD of The HR Suite, a member of the Low Pay Commission and Work Place Relations Commission.
Jill Holtz is co-founder of www.Mykidstime.com, an information website for parents.
Ken Tobin is a Director of HQTralee, Restaurateur and Marketing Strategist. HQTralee is a tech-development and co-working facility in Tralee.