- Over 20 years experience
- A history of success in blue chip organizations
- Track record of accomplishment in Public and private sector
Managing DirectorJonathan Mulligan founded Openplain in 2006 and is co-inventor of its core technology. Prior to Openplain, Jonathan spent almost a decade with Baltimore Technologies designing and implementing distributed enterprise software solutions for clients such as the Irish Revenue, Nokia and the Australian Department of Defence. He has also consulted for many government bodies including personally instructing An Taoiseach Bertie Ahern and President Bill Clinton on e-security matters.
Jonathan is a frequent speaker on technology, e-commerce, e-business and the software industry in general and has written numerous articles for national and international publications. He also regularly consults with early-stage technology companies in the area of product development and positioning.
Jonathan received a first-class honours degree in Computer Science from Dublin City University, a Masters of Science from the School of Mathematics, Trinity College Dublin and a Post Graduate Diploma in New Business Development from the Dublin Institute of Technology.
Technical Director Damien O’Brien has twelve years industry experience developing mission critical software solutions for enterprise, financial and government bodies. Damien regularly speaks at conferences and events on a wide range of IT security related topics.
Prior to joining Openplain, Damien held several key positions in Baltimore Technologies. He was product architect and team leader for Baltimore’s flagship product UniCERT, which in 2001 had revenue in excess of $40 million. He also held a key position in Baltimore’s R&D department where he advised senior management on new product development and industry direction.
Damien holds a BEng (Hons) in Communications Systems Engineering.