Ann O'Dea, CEO, Editor-at-large
A co-founder of Siliconrepublic.com, today Ann is CEO, as well as sometime columnist and editor. After a long stint abroad in France and Italy, on returning to Ireland Ann worked for many years as a freelance technology and business journalist, editing for and conributing to a variety of publications, among them The Irish Times, The Irish Independent, Sunday Tribune and Business & Finance. She also contributed to Ireland on Sunday, IT's Monday and Web Ireland (remember them?). Until recently Ann was editor-in-chief of businessandleadership.com and editor of Irish Director magazine, but is now enjoying reliving her youth as a geek.