By 2016, almost half of the world’s population is expected to be connected to the Internet. That’s over 3 billion people. This is the phenomenon that is fuelling the ‘Digital Economy’. This new digital economy is recognised by governments and by the European Commission as a powerhouse for innovation, competitiveness and growth, holding tremendous potential for entrepreneurs … [Read more...]
About Oonagh Mc Nerney
OONAGH MC NERNEY is the co-founder and CEO of Sapenta (sapenta.com), a new digital tech start up from Barcelona that has developed an out-of-the-box digital operations platform that equips companies with automated tools for the management of their projects, teams, purchases, expenses and travel. Prior to this she was the Co-founder and Director of IRIS, an engineering company that was established in 2007 offering advanced monitoring solutions for production companies, as well as production data management and analytics. This company now employs 50 engineers and researchers and has two sites: one in Barcelona and one in Dublin. Oonagh graduated from the University of Stirling in Scotland in 1992, and prior to setting up IRIS she worked in Barcelona with industry, universities and technology institutes, as well as Business Development Agencies in the areas of technology transfer, innovation, business development and industry foreign direct investment. An innovation and marketing enthusiast, she is passionate about converting research and development into business and is a believer in the power of digital marketing and branding to help companies to reach new global levels.