As we come towards the end of Q3, it is a useful time to reflect on and observe the key trends and skills which have come to the forefront so far in 2020 within the software engineering sector. Ireland has established a thriving technology scene for itself in recent years – so much so that … Continued
Guest Speaker John Teeling – The Future of Business, a personal perspective
Our most recent breakfast briefing took place on Friday, 5th October 2012 with one of Ireland’s most respected entrepreneurs John Teeling on the topic: The Future of Business, a personal perspective.
John Teeling is best known in Ireland as the Founder and Chairman of Cooley Distillery, however he also focuses on the Natural Resources sector, where over the years he has founded nine Stock Exchange listed companies. Cooley Distillery was recently sold to US drinks company Beam in a reported deal worth around $95m (€71m). Founded in 1987 and was the first rival to Pernod Ricard, the owner of Irish Distillers, who held a monopoly on Irish whiskey distilling. Cooley exports more than 90% of sales to over 40 countries. The Company’s best known brands are Kilbeggan, Tyrconnell, Connemara and Greenore. Teeling’s interests are varied In the Resources sector and include African Diamonds, developing a diamond mine in Botswana. Pan Andean Resources operates in the US, Peru and Colombia. Petrel Resources has been active in Iraq for ten years. Connemara Mining has made a significant zinc discovery in Limerick. Persian Gold is exploring for gold and copper deposits in Iran. Teeling, who lectured in Business Administration at UCD for 20 years, holds degrees from UCD (B. Comm, M. Econ. Sc), Wharton Business School in Philadelphia (M.B.A.) and a doctorate from Harvard Business School.
Five months since the country initially went into lock down, and from a recruitment standpoint, it feels like a lot has changed, yet time has stood still. From speaking to clients, the past couple of weeks have been spent in anticipation of September. Contrary to the most recent government announcement, September was spoken about as … Continued
On Thursday, January 16th 2020, Trinity College played host once again to the 3rd annual Adminovate conference. Adminovate is an event created to showcase innovation in people, processes and technology across the Funds industry. It proved to be a hugely successful day in what was Adminovates biggest turnout yet. The opening panel discussed ‘Operating Strategies … Continued