Contributor Profile

Derek O’Connor

Derek is a writer and filmmaker, with a passion for popular culture, tech and Dublin. He's also the Editor of Dublin Globe. Find him on Linkedin and (occasionally) Twitter.

Articles written by this contributor:

Tech Humans Of Dublin: Liz Fulham, Sales Optimize

If you want to do a startup, do it in Dublin. I’ve worked internationally, in the states and Europe, I’ve lived in Moscow - you will not meet a nicer bunch of people in business to get you over the line than the ones you’ll meet here.

08 June 2016 / By Derek O'Connor

The Irish Tech 100 (Part One)

Powered by Cpl Recruitment: Last month, Business & Finance Magazine published their definitive guide to the top 100 performing tech companies across the …

19 October 2015 / By Business & Finance Magazine

Emmet Ryan: Connecting Dublin Tech

The Big Read, powered by Vodafone: Emmet Ryan is a busy man, and then some. By day, he’s the editor of The Sunday …

09 October 2015 / By Derek O'Connor

Adrian Weckler: Dublin Tech’s Independent Voice

The Big Read, sponsored by Vodafone. Adrian Weckler was studying for a career in law, when he realized that had one tiny problem: …

18 September 2015 / By Derek O'Connor

Tech Humans Of Dublin # 38: Angela Dorgan, First Music Contact

Mapping Dublin’s tech ecosystem, one human at a time. I’m the Director of First Music Contact, we offer a suite of services to …

17 September 2015 / By Derek O'Connor

10 Takeaways From #MediaCon 2015, In Tweets

As international TV and tech events go, today’s inaugural MediaCon at Dublin’s Mansion House was quite the success. Several generations of international media …

09 September 2015 / By Derek O'Connor

Dublin Gets Animated: Welcome To ToonTown

Powered by Cpl Recruitment: It’s a golden age for Irish animation, with Dublin playing host to several major home-grown animation studios, producing work …

02 September 2015 / By Derek O'Connor

Roads’ Danielle Ryan: Building A Brand With A Difference

The Big Read, powered by Vodafone: Danielle Ryan is a businesswoman, philanthropist and the CEO of Roads, a unique contemporary lifestyle brand encompassing …

17 July 2015 / By Derek O'Connor

10 Irish Tech Journalists To Follow

If you really want to know what’s going on in Irish Tech, follow the Twitter trail – we’ve already suggested 10 People In …

09 July 2015 / By Derek O'Connor

Your Dublin Moment Of Zen: Becoming Men

A snapshot from the Centre Of The Universe. You’re welcome. From the Twitter feed of Dublin Commissioner for Startups Niamh Bushnell: All of …

03 June 2015 / By Derek O'Connor

Dublin: So Hot Right Now (Literally, Metaphorically)

Whereupon industry bible PR Week casts their gaze over Dublin’s tech community: ‘Ireland isn’t all green rolling hills and Guinness – it has …

03 June 2015 / By Derek O'Connor

Tech Humans Of Dublin # 23: Tracy Keogh, Deposify

Mapping Dublin’s tech ecosystem, one human at a time. I’m the Head Of Operations with Deposify, a deposit management service for landlords and …

02 June 2015 / By Derek O'Connor

Dublin Tech Is Hiring: UCD, CleverCards, Insight & More

Every week we select noteworthy vacancies in Dublin Tech, powered by CPL Recruitment. This week’s noteworthies: Android Software Developer – CleverCards: CleverCards vision …

02 June 2015 / By Derek O'Connor

Your Dublin Bank Holiday Moment Of Zen

Your daily snapshot from The Centre Of The Universe. You’re welcome. Can you name this famous #Dublin park? It’s home to these guys, …

29 May 2015 / By Derek O'Connor

Tech Humans Of Dublin # 22: Eamonn Sayers, Manager GEC

Mapping Dublin’s tech ecosystem, one human at a time. We’ve had over 600 companies through here since 2000 – 150 of them are …

29 May 2015 / By Derek O'Connor

Openet’s Joe Hogan: How To Build A $100 Million A Year Company From Dublin

Joe Hogan is the Founder and Chief Technology Officer of Dublin-based global software company Openet. Founded in 1999, Openet products are used by …

29 May 2015 / By Derek O'Connor

Your Dublin Tech News 29/05/15

The week in Dublin tech happenings, decoded: Introducing NewsWhip’s New Investors: The Associated Press, Matter, Tribal.vc, Social Starts & More: From The Whip: …

29 May 2015 / By Derek O'Connor

Your Dublin Moment Of Zen 28/05/15

Your daily snapshot from the Centre Of The Universe. You’re welcome. Pictured: From the series ‘Spire’ by photographer, DJ and total legend Aidan …

28 May 2015 / By Derek O'Connor

Don’t Miss Dublin: From Ask-A-Thon To Wu-Tang

A quartet of choice Dublin to-dos for the week ahead: Gameloaders: Rise of the Indies: Friday May 29th, Paccar Theatre If you’re a …

28 May 2015 / By Roisin Kiberd

Your Dublin Moment Of Zen 27/05/15

Your daily snapshot from the Centre Of The Universe. You’re welcome. Pictured: A view from O’Connell Bridge by Andrew Kavanagh, CEO of Kavaleer. …

27 May 2015 / By Derek O'Connor

Tech Humans Of Dublin # 15: Catherine Flynn, Facebook

Mapping Dublin’s tech ecosystem, one human at a time. I was working with an agency in London, until Facebook came calling. The opportunity …

01 May 2015 / By Derek O'Connor

Little’s Big Planet: Storyful Go Global

“Take a risk. Go after your idea. Make sure you can walk into a room and tell a story.” Storyful was founded in …

01 May 2015 / By Derek O'Connor