Dave Feenan

Dave Feenan

Manager of the Technology Ireland Innovation Forum

Dave Feenan is the manager of the Technology Ireland Innovation Forum, formerly the Irish Software Innovation Network www.isin.ie Dave acts as an independent matchmaker and knowledge broker to the technology sector in Ireland bringing over 35 years of experience to this role.

Dave is well known in the Tech industry in Ireland having previously acted as MD and Country Manager for both UK and USA subsidiaries, before undertaking a Management Buy-Out (MBO). On completion of the sale of the MBO vehicle, he was involved in the SaaS startup environment before enabling a global Swiss based entity establish in Ireland.

Dave is a member of a number of technical advisory boards and is currently involved in EU projects focusing on clusters of innovation and smart specialisations including cybersecurity. He engages with many of the Irish indigenous and MNC tech companies helping them on their technology roadmaps by driving academic industry collaboration, linking SMEs with SMEs, and facilitating cross cluster collaborations. He is a member of the Infosecurity Ireland management team and recently jointly published a number of books on innovation best practices, benchmarking and regional innovation eco-systems.