David McWilliams, Renowned Economist:
David will discuss what it all means for the future of the Irish economyWhat do the General Elections results tell us about Ireland in 2020?What must the new Government focus on?The post-Brexit opportunities for Ireland?What are the big threats facing the Irish economy?
Catherine Moroney, AIB, Head of Business Banking – Market and Dublin Chamber 2020 President:
Catherine is Head of Business Banking Market at AIB Bank, Chairman & Non-Executive Director of AIB Corporate Finance and is a Board Member and in February 2019, became Vice President of Dublin Chamber of Commerce and will be the incoming President in February. She is also a Non-Exec of the Advisory Board of DCU Centre for Family Business, a former Non-Exec Director of Aviva Health and a Fellow of the Institute of Bankers. She is a strong advocate of community based activities including business, education and youth initiatives with a specific focus on the greater Dublin area, in particular with the University Business Incubation Centres. Catherine is a member of AIB’s Diversity & Inclusion Board and is responsible for the AIB Women in Enterprise, business owners’ national initiative. Catherine is a graduate of UCD Business School and has attended Cranfield and European Mgt Centre in Brussels. Keynote Speaker: DR David Dempsey, one of the original founders of Salesforce in Europe. Country Leader and General Manager at Salesforce Ireland and Salesforce's Senior Vice President for EMEA Corporate Relations.
David currently occupies the role of Country Manager at Salesforce Ireland. He joined the company in 2000 and is responsible for the management and delivery of the company’s global renewals through his teams based in Dublin, San Francisco, Toronto, Tokyo, Singapore and Sydney. Prior to establishing Salesforce EMEA, David held executive positions at Oracle, in both the UK and at home, including nine years spent as Head of Ireland Consulting Services. David is a member of the Institute of Directors and has an MBA first from Waterford Institute of Technology. He is also a past pupil of Wexford CBS.