Martin is co-founder and Managing Director of Arekibo, a digital media company dedicated to helping organisations understand and maximise the true potential of digital communications. Arekibo has 5 divisions, Arekibo Digital one of Ireland’s largest digital media agencies, Arekibo Web delivering web design and development services, FirstPageon providing search engine optimisation strategy, Arekibo Mobile an app and mobile consultancy and ArekiboVentures a seed capital fund.
Arekibo’s clients include an eclectic range of organisations from government departments to publically traded companies to new and emerging start ups. Arekibo clients include Bank of Ireland, Department of Foreign Affairs, Dublin Airport Authority, Fyffes Plc, Microsoft, RTE and Today FM.
Martin has been working in the internet Industry since 1996 and has advised clients in Ireland, Europe and the USA on how to develop and implement their internet strategies. Martin is active in promoting digital media in Ireland and Europe. He is the Irish representative for the World Summit Awards (WSA), a global competition which promotes the best in global e-Content solutions and ICT applications. He is also a regular juror for the Europrix awards, a Europe wide multimedia competition for under 30s. In Ireland, Martin created the Graduate Category for the Golden Spiders.
Martin is actively involved in a number of business angel networks investing in digital and technology start-ups. Prior to co-founding Arekibo, Martin was a co-founder of Zartis.com an ebusiness consultancy that was acquired in 2000 by the Nasdaq listed Breakaway Solutions.
Martin Casey was appointed to the IIA Board at the AGM on the 2nd November 2011.