Mary McKenna – Advisory Panel 

Mary McKenna is a well-known Donegal based Irish technology entrepreneur and angel investor. She co-founded successful Northern Irish e-learning company Learning Pool, following a long public sector career and a spell as a Silicon Valley dotcommer. She is one of the Entrepreneurship Experts with the Entrepreneurship Centre at Saïd Business School (University of Oxford), Entrepreneur in Residence at Catalyst Inc (the Northern Ireland Science Park in Belfast), an advisor to government, a trustee of the Centre for Acceleration of Social Technology and an active member of Tech London Advocates. Mary was awarded the MBE by Her Majesty the Queen in the 2014 New Year’s Honours for services to digital technology, innovation and learning.