Gareth Dunlop

Following 15 years helping businesses integrate strategic digital communications, Gareth established dedicated UX agency Fathom in 2011. Previously he was the MD of Ionology, a leading digital strategy consultancy, headquartered in Belfast and with major clients in 15 countries. Prior to that, he was the MD of Tibus, one of the largest and most successful web development agencies in Ireland, from 2002 to 2009 when it was sold to UTV plc.

Gareth is a Board Member of Christian Aid Ireland, former Board Member of IIA, and Chairman of He writes and lectures extensively on Internet related matters, with regular columns in Silicon Republic, SyncNI and Business Eye. Gareth is a former judge of the Eir Spider Awards, the DANI Awards and the Dot IE Net Visionary Awards.