Exclusive Dinner

Harvey Nash

Venue: Jacobs on the Mall, Cork

Date: 13th May 2014

Time: 7:00pm Drinks Reception / 8:00pm Dinner

Dress Code: Black Tie

Keynote Speaker: Mr. Peter O’Neill, Managing Director, IBM Ireland

Peter O'Neill is Managing Director IBM Ireland. He was appointed to this position in May 2010. Prior to taking up this role, Mr. O’Neill served as Director of IBM Sales and Distribution in Ireland. He joined IBM in 1981; during his IBM career he has held leadership positions in sales, finance and general management in both Europe and America. Prior to joining IBM he worked for five years in Diageo Ireland.

He is a Board member of the American Chamber of Commerce and was President of the Chamber in 2012. He sits on the National Council of IBEC. He is also a Board Member of Oxfam Ireland. He has previously served as a Board Member of the Irish Research Council and of the Board of the Dublin City University Trust. He holds a degree in Economics from UCD and is a Fellow of The Chartered Institute of Management Accountants.

Guest Speaker: Colm O’Regan, comedian, best selling author and broadcaster

O' Regan has stood up and made people laugh all over the world. Colm's debut book "Isn't it Well For Ye", The Book of Irish Mammies" is already a bestseller and was nominated for an Irish book award. It sprang from the equally successful @irishmammies twitter account which Colm authors. Set up in early 2012, the account has more than 120,000 followers making it one of the top 40 accounts in Ireland.

His comedy festival appearances included the prestigious invite only Montreal Just For Laughs, the Kilkenny Cat Laughs, Electric Picnic and many, many more.

Please email Sarah Walsh at sarah@itcork.ie for additional details.