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Board of Directors

  • David Kerr

    Chairperson

    David is Founder and Managing Director of bonkers.ie - Ireland's favourite personal finanace price comparison and switching service, launched in 2010.

    David holds a BSc. in Mathematics and Computer Science from University College Dublin and an MSc. in Electrical Engineering from Chalmers Tekniska Högskola in Gothenburg, Sweden.

    David was elected to the Board of the Irish Internet Association in 2010, Vice-Chairperson in 2011 and Chairperson in 2013.

  • Clare Dillon

    Vice-Chairperson

    Clare Dillon joined Microsoft in 2003 and currently heads up Microsoft Ireland's Developer and Platform Group.

    The Developer and Platform Group works with Microsoft's customers, partners, local software companies and the broad developer community to help them get the most out of Microsoft's latest technologies.

    Before joining Microsoft, Clare was product manager with Havok, the market-leading games software provider and prior to that worked as a product manager with IONA technologies.

    Clare currently sits on the boards of the National Digital Research Centre and the Irish Internet Association as well as on the industry steering group of the Irish Centre for Cloud Computing and Commerce.

  • Ian Lucey

    Treasurer

    Ian Lucey is the Founder of Lucey Technology Limited and serves as its Chief Executive Officer.

    Mr Lucey has 10 years experience providing software solutions to accountants and lawyers in the Irish & UK markets. He served as Sales Manager of Sage Ireland, Country Manager of 3Sixty Group and Customer Services Manager of Apex Software. Throughout his career he has gained huge experience and understanding of the application of technical software solutions to practical business situations.

    Prior to establishing Lucey Technology, Mr. Lucey served as Sales Director with Relate Software. During his time with Relate Software they achieved the following awards: Deloitte Fast 50. EMEA 500, Microsoft Worldwide Innovation Finalist and UK software satisfaction winner. Mr. Lucey is a graduate of the Irish Management Institute in Business and Accounting.

  • Jason Roe

    Jason Roe is an Internet Consultant who specialises in web development, search engine optimisation (SEO) and social media. He has been working in the Internet and Technology sector for the last six years and was previously involved in a number of high profile projects such as CRO.ie, Independent.ie, Herald.ie and more recently in social media innovations by Enterprise Ireland.

    Jason is a strong advocate of blogging, coworking and the development of regional events, networking and training opportunities. He is active at the grassroots level and is involved in organising BTW meetups and Bizcamp.ie. See Jason's IIA election manifesto.

    David was appointed to the IIA Board in 2009.

  • Martin Casey

    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.

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