Date: February 16th
Time: 5:30pm CET
In 2022 we are aiming to bring a variety of both presential and virtual events to SIBN.
We are delighted to announce that our first event of the year will take place on February 16th at 7pm CET and will be a discussion with Leo Clancy, CEO of Enterprise Ireland. This will be a fireside conversation in a webinar format.
Leo was appointed to the CEO role in May 2021; it’s an exciting time for Enterprise Ireland with the recent announcement of the 2021 employment results where, in spite of the pandemic, Irish companies supported by Enterprise Ireland increased net employment by circa 12,000 jobs in 2021, the highest gain in a single year. Leo has recently been at the forefront of announcing the agency´s new three-year strategy “Leading in a Changing World” This strategy sets an ambitious target of increasing exports to €30 billion and creating 45,000 jobs by 2024.
Before being appointed as CEO of Enterprise Ireland, Leo led the Technology, Consumer and Business Services sector as well as IT, Marketing Communications and Corporate Services at IDA Ireland and was a member of the Executive Management team. In that role, Leo worked extensively with global technology and services companies invested in Ireland.
Prior to his public sector career, Leo spent 17 years in the telecommunications industry, including in a number of management, technical and engineering roles.
Leo is a frequent contributor to press interviews, conference speaking and blogs. On behalf of Enterprise Ireland, he is a member of a number of cross-departmental and cross-agency groups. Leo graduated from Dublin Institute of Technology with a First-Class Honours degree in Electronic and Electrical Engineering in 1996.
Please keep an eye out for further communication on this event and as the link to the webinar will be distributed closer to the date.