On this HRLocker Podcast Episode, we are joined by Dermot Casey, CEO of IRDG.
IRDG is Ireland’s leading non-profit, business-led Innovation Network, representing, supporting and connecting hundreds of companies engaged in research and innovation within Ireland.
In this podcast, we discuss the KPMG & IRDG Report on RD&I. We delve into the importance of RD&I to Ireland’s economy, the challenges of RD&I, and available funding.
Dermot has a vast background in Technology and Innovation. He’s worked as a strategic advisor to hundreds of companies in spaces as diverse as AI, IoT and MedTech with Resolve Partners and NDRC, Ireland’s national pre-seed investor and accelerator. He was COO and CTO at Storyful growing the company from 2 to 35 people over three years.
Earlier in his career Dermot worked in a variety of technical and leadership roles in General Electric. He was an adjunct lecturer in Strategy, Innovation and Digital Transformation at the Michael Smurfit Graduate School of Business, UCD.
As well, Dermot is a Director of the Festival of Curiosity and a Board Member of the National Standards Authority of Ireland.