YPN with Fiach Mac Conghail: The Digital Hub – Cluster + Community

IIEA22nd October 20182min
In this meeting of the Young Professionals’ Network, Fiach Mac Conghail offered a perspective on his role as CEO of Ireland’s largest cluster of digital and technology enterprises.

 

The Digital Hub was established in 2003 and, as well as providing a collaborative and nurturing space for almost 80 digital, technology and internet companies, it is a supportive partner of the local community, by running several learning initiatives for people of all ages with local partners. In his address to the YPN, Fiach Mac Conghail offered a perspective on his role as CEO of Ireland’s largest cluster of digital and technology enterprises, situated in the heart of the Liberties.

As always, the event will kick off with some drinks and snacks, giving our members an opportunity to meet and catch up.

Membership of the YPN is available to all people between the ages of 20 and 35 and there is no membership fee. Please feel free to share this invitation with your friends and colleagues.

 

About the Speaker:

Fiach Mac Conghail has been CEO of The Digital Hub since November 2016. He is responsible for leading and delivering on the organisation’s strategy to develop the digital and technology enterprise cluster in ways that benefit society and the economy, both locally and nationally. A key element of Fiach’s role is also working with the diverse communities of Dublin 8 in the urban regeneration of the Liberties area and the rollout of innovative digital learning programmes that are helping to shape Ireland’s digital future. Fiach graduated from Trinity College Dublin with a degree in Politics and Sociology. He was Director and CEO of the Abbey Theatre, Ireland’s National Theatre, from 2005 to 2016 and was an Independent Senator from 2011 until 2016. In 2013, Fiach was awarded the Chevalier de L’Ordre des Arts et des Lettres by the French Government. He has just completed an M.A. in Public Policy at UCD.