Mary Rodgers, CEO, Galway City Innovation District
Mary Rodgers is the CEO of Galway City Innovation District. The PorterShed which is the first building in the GCID will turn five in May. Recognised as best in class the GCID has transformed the tech landscape in Galway and the wider west region, GCID are focused on support globally focused tech start-ups and scaling SME’s. Over the past five years GCID has supported the creation of more than 720 jobs and added in excess of 22m to the regional economy. Hailing from Limerick and having spent may years in NY Mary is passionate about creating high value sustainable jobs in the West of Ireland and levelling up the start-up ecosystem.