|19:30-22:00 on 11/5/2015|
|Third Space Cafe, Smithfield Market, Dublin 7|
Three speakers, all with engineering degrees, all at different stages of their entrepreneurial journey, gave a twenty minute talk about their own entrepreneurial experience to date, sharing their key learnings with the audience. There was a lengthy Q&A session with the panel of speakers and the audience after the talks.
Brendan Kelly is an electrical engineer with EirGrid Plc. Brendan is currently developing a team based communication and fan funding mobile app, TeamTalk, with 8bytes.
Lisa Ruttledge completed her PhD in electrical engineering at University College Dublin earlier this year. Lisa is co-founder of the Sen Academy, a maths education programme that aims to improve student engagement, understanding and confidence in maths.
Conor Hanley is president of the Cardiology Strategic Business Unit of ResMed Inc. Conor co-founded BiancaMed, a company that commercialised a non-contact method to monitor sleep and breathing in the home for consumer and medical applications. ResMed Inc acquired BiancaMed in July 2011. Prior to BiancaMed, Conor led business development efforts in Europe for hydrogen and fuel cells for Air Products.
Brendan Kelly, of EirGrid Plc, talking about the first steps he took on his journey to becoming an entrepreneur
Conor Hanley, of ResMed, discusses the possible mechanisms to acquire funding for an early-stage venture
The Audience – Young professionals from all over Dublin city