Board of Directors

    Kieran Nagle

    Chairman

    Kieran Nagle was appointed Chairman in July 2005. He has 40 year's international experience in the IT sector having begun his career as a programmer with Irish Computer Bureau Services in 1967. His overseas experience commenced when he joined US multinational, Litton Industries in Sydney in 1972 before joining Honeywell in Melbourne with further positions in Dublin, Montreal and Edmonton. He returned to Dublin in 1980 and became a founder director of a new start up called Kindle. In 1991, Kindle was sold to ACT, a large UK plc. In 1995, ACT was sold to Misys plc and became Kindle Banking Systems with Kieran as Chairman and CEO. Kieran stepped down as CEO after 20 years in 2000, and remained as part time Chairman until the end of 2001.

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    Martin Dolan

    Vice Chairman & Non Executive Director

    Martin Dolan has been Vice Chairman and non Executive Director of CR2 since 1st July 2015. Prior to this, Martin was the CEO of CR2 since September 2004. He has over 20 years of experience in the banking software industry. During his 3 years as Director of Global Services, Kindle, he significantly expanded the Professional Services organisation. In 1995, he became Director of Corporate Accounts where he was responsible for developing business with existing large corporate clients. Following this, he managed the global sales for Kindle as Director of International Sales. In 2000, he became Director of Marketing before moving to Dubai as General Manager for Misys International Banking systems, Dubai in 2002.

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    Niall Carroll

    Non Executive Director

    Niall is the Chairman of ACT Venture Capital. He has been the Managing Director of ACT Venture Capital since its formation in 1994 and has played a major role in the development of ACT as a leading Irish and European venture capital firm. Niall was a founder and director of the European Venture Capital Association (EVCA) and has been Chairman of the Irish Venture Capital Association on a number of occasions. Prior to joining the world of venture capital, Niall worked for five years as an electrical engineer in the Consumer Electronics Division of General Electric in the United States and later in Ireland. He then worked for six years in the general management and financial divisions of PA Management Consultants. In 1975, Niall became Managing Director of AIB Venture Capital and of Allied Combined Trust, AIB's institutionally-financed private equity subsidiary. He subsequently became a director of Allied Irish Investment Bank, AIB Corporate Finance, AIB Capital Markets and of many private and publicly-listed companies. Niall is a graduate in Electrical Engineering from University College Dublin (UCD) and a graduate of Stanford University's Senior Executive Programme.

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    John Tracey

    Non Executive Director

    John Tracey has been the Chief Executive Officer of the TVC Holdings since its inception in 1997. In 1989, he moved into venture capital and spent 8 years with ICC Venture Capital where he was Investment Director. John is an engineer and had previously worked in the semiconductor industry before joining Deloitte as a management consultant. He represents the Group on the Board of Shenick. John is the past Chairman of the Irish Venture Capital Association. John holds bachelor and masters degrees in engineering from University College Dublin.

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    John Fagan

    Non Executive Director

    John Fagan is Chief Financial Officer and Company Secretary of TVC Holdings. John was appointed to the TVC Board in 2003. He is the former group financial controller and company secretary of Tedcastle Holdings Limited. John is also a Director of a number of other private companies. John is a graduate of University College Dublin and a Fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in Ireland.

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    Mike Brady

    Executive Director & Chief Operating Officer

    Mike Brady joined CR2 in December 2013 as Chief Operating Officer. Mike’s responsibility is to ensure alignment of operations with CR2’s strategic goals. Mike brings with him over 25 years of experience in the technology sector. Prior to joining CR2, Mike spent 10 years as CEO of his own start-up companies Cibenix and Anam. He previously served as CEO of Siemens subsidiary, Irish-based SSE. Most recently, Mike has held key executive positions in large publicly-traded tech companies including US-owned Synchronoss and Swiss-owned Myriad Group.

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    Paul Geraghty

    Chief Financial Officer

    Paul Geraghty has been Chief Financial Officer since 2016. He holds more than 25 years of financial experience. Prior to joining CR2, Paul was CFO of Curam Software, part of IBM, a role which he fulfilled for more than three years.

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    Fintan Byrne

    Chief Executive Officer

    Fintan Byrne joined CR2 in December 2016 as Chief Executive Officer. Bringing with him over 25 years of experience within the financial and technology sectors, Fintans’ most recent position prior to CR2 was as General Manager for Europe with MasterCard Payment Gateway Services. Spanning his career, Fintan has also worked with leading organisations such as Transaction Network Services, NCR and Moneygator throughout Ireland, the UK and Europe.

     

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