Meet the distinguished board

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Ray Smith | CEO & Co-founder

Ray spent over six years as a manager in Accenture’s Systems Integration and Technology Division and led the Cloud Computing & SOA Community of Practice (CoP). He has managed multiple large scale global technology projects for clients in Australia and Europe.

Ray graduated at the top of his class with an Electronic Engineering degree from University College Dublin and conducted patented research with MIT Media Labs in the field of Neuroscience Engineering. He sold his jet engine diagnostic and analytics venture to a leading global airline whilst still at university.

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Connor Murphy | Co-founder

Connor spent six years as a management consultant with PA Consulting Group where his clients included Thomson Reuters, Estee Lauder, PepCo, British Airways, Pfizer and Dubai World.

Connor holds a first class honors (1H) degree in Computer Science from University College Cork. While still at college, he launched his first social travel web site which grew to over 5,000 members and 200,000 monthly unique visitors at its peak.

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Brian Caulfield | Board Member

Brian Caulfield is an entrepreneur and venture capitalist. He is a Partner at DFJ Esprit and based in Dublin, Ireland. Prior to joining DFJ Esprit, Brian was a partner at Trinity Venture Capital where he sat on the boards of or led investments in AePONA, ChangingWorlds, CR2, SteelTrace. and APT.

Brian was the 2007 recipient of the Irish Software Association’s “Technology Person of the Year” award. In 2010 he also received the Halo Business Angel Network’s “Business Angel of the Year” award.

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