Tom Morrisroe is responsible for the company’s worldwide operations and strategic vision. He has an extensive entrepreneurial background in the telecoms industry where he has held a number of key business leadership roles. Prior to The Now Factory, Tom was co-founder of Arantech and a member of the executive management team where he guided the company to the number one market position, securing key tier-1 global contracts until the company was successfully sold in 2008. He holds an engineering degree from the University of Limerick, and business qualifications from Stanford University.
Liam Griffin is responsible for developing and driving the company’s sales and business development strategies. Before joining The Now Factory, Liam was CCO with Norkom Technologies which he helped establish in 1998, and played a key role in designing and executing its international expansion, helping the company grow to over 400 employees and a base of 130+ global clients. Prior to Norkom, he was Sales Director for Cap Gemini’s business operations in Ireland.
Stan Danilov is responsible for the company’s R&D and innovation strategy. Prior to The Now Factory, Stan founded Vero Technologies, an international software company for the telecoms industry and managed multiple large scale, innovative projects across Europe involving development teams in Dublin, Prague and St. Petersburg. A former lecturer in Mathematics and Computer Science and graduate of Pomorsky International University of Russia, Stan co-authored a number of patents applied in wireless data GPRS and 3G networks.
Paul Colgan is responsible for developing and driving the company’s technical vision and product strategy. Prior to becoming CTO, Paul had been Engineering Manager with The Now Factory where he was responsible for the company’s innovation strategy and developing the World-leading Sourceworks IP probing technology, which is in use in over 31 Communication Service Providers (CSPs) today. He previously worked with Openet Telecom and Logica where he was involved in the development of key strategic product solutions. He holds a BEng from Dublin City University and an MBA from Smurfit Business School, Dublin, Ireland.
John Keane is responsible for working with our clients to create innovative solutions that allow them to leverage their mobile data assets. Prior to joining The Now Factory, John worked in a number of Executive roles in Norkom Technologies including Professional Services, Product Management and Engineering. John has a strong track record in the Telecommunications and Financial Services sector using data analytics to enable clients to make informed fact based decisions. John holds an M.Eng and B.Eng degrees in Electronic Engineering from Dublin City University.
David Andrews is responsible for Product & Marketing with The Now Factory. He has a strong focus on delivering value to operators through products and solutions that address operator needs and exceed operator expectations. He has extensive background in the telecoms industry and has worked for extended periods in Asia, central Europe and Africa. Prior to joining The Now Factory, David worked in a number of technical and customer-facing management roles with Arantech, a leading pioneer of Customer Experience Management (CEM) solutions for the mobile industry. He holds a Master of Science Degree in Mathematical Physics from University College Dublin and is a McCrea Medal Winner.
Orla is responsible for Organizational Development and HR. Prior to joining The Now Factory, Orla spent 5 years with Leading Organizational Development Consultants Sheppard Moscow where she was a Partner. In her consulting role, Orla worked with many leading Irish and multinational organizations in the areas of Change Management, Leadership and Team Development, Employee Engagement, Executive Coaching and Culture change. Prior to that, Orla held various roles at HP in HR and Organizational Development including an EMEA wide Leadership and Organizational Effectiveness role. She previously held a number of HR Management roles in a range the Automotive, Health Care and financial services sectors. Orla holds a Bachelor of Business Studies degree and MBA from Dublin City University and is a Fellow of the CIPD
James Doyle is responsible for building new business alliances and adding his experience to the strategic vision of the Company. James brings 27 years of product and business experience to The Now Factory, 23 of that in Telecommunications. Prior to joining The Now Factory James spent 5 years as VP Product and Marketing for Arantech a leading supplier of Customer Experience Management (CEM) solutions, where he was instrumental in re-branding and re-positioning the product “Touchpoint” into an emerging CEM segment with Telecoms. James has a 2:1 BEng in Engineering Science from Liverpool University.
Fergal McGuinness is responsible for overseeing the company’s product design, development and support activities. Prior to joining The Now Factory, Fergal was General Manager of the Dublin Software Development Centre of WeDo Technologies where he managed teams developing and delivering a suite of Telecom Revenue Assurance and Fraud Management products. Prior to WeDo, he worked as senior architect in Ericsson working on Fraud Management systems for mobile and fixed telecom providers. Fergal holds a BAI Degree in Microelectronics and Computer Engineering, a BA Degree in Mathematics, and a MSc from Trinity College Dublin, Ireland.