CEO

About Conor Buckley

Conor has broad experience in Marketing, Sales, Finance, Strategy, Technology, Operations and Management. Particularly in the financial, technology and tourism industries. Formally trained in Marketing, IT, Finance and Project Management, with over 10 years hands on experience building start-ups from one man operations to international companies. Conor comfortably moved from a career with blue chip consulting companies to a start-up environment. Built up a startup from scratch to a large tourism business and is now off to do the same in the area of web technology. Prior to his role as CEO at Granite Consulting Conor was the Chief Technology Officer at myguideTravel until 2008.

As Chief Technology Officer he was responsible for the entire technological infrastructure that underpinned the companies operations. Integrating systems when myguide merged or acquired companies, designing and implementing web based technologies to ensure users in all 5 offices had a consistent and seamless experience using the companies systems. Prior to that Conor worked as the Marketing Director at the company. Overseeing 40% plus sales growth each year. Responsible for branding, PR and all aspects of the marketing strategy. The company was formerly 1 2 Travel, Conor oversaw the rebrand to myguide. Conor spent time with Accenture in the USA and Deloitte‘s in Dublin as an IT consultant implementing IT systems for financial companies. Conor has a BComm in Marketing from UCC in Cork and an MBA in Finance from Saint Joseph’s University, Erivan K. Haub School of Business in Philadelphia, USA. Conor loves hurling, soccer and most other sports, he is an avid reader, enjoys current affairs, movies, eating out and a good glass of wine.

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