Dermot Casey

Dermot is CEO of IRDG (Industry Research and Development Group) a membership organisation supporting Irish Innovation and companies doing Research and Innovation (ranging from MedTech, Space, Pharma, Software, Manufacturing to Services and SME to Multinationals). IRDG helps drive world class innovation for those creating and shaping the future.

Over his career he’s ranged from investing and supporting deep technology companies in NDRC, as COO growing Storyful from 2 to 35 staff and over a decade in technical and management roles in GE. Dermot has been an adjunct lecturer at the UCD Smurfit Graduate Business School and is a Board Member of the NSAI (National Standards Authority of Ireland).