Martina Skelly

Martina Skelly

CEO (Cofounder)

With a 1st Class BSc in MediaLab Arts from the University of Plymouth, Martina has a strong foundation in technology and the web. Martina runs a digital marketing consultancy, Activate, and in her 8 years spent in digital marketing has worked with clients such as Renault Ireland, Adare Manor, the University of Limerick, the Western Development Commission, Fota Island & Irish Farmhouse Holidays on their online strategy.

Martina lectures for the Digital Marketing Institute and delivers the Online Marketing Module for Enterprise Ireland’s New Frontiers programme.

Michael Skelly

Michael Skelly

CTO (Cofounder)

A highly experienced programmer and web consultant with over 15 years programming experience. In previous years Michael has been contracted to develop customer solutions for fortune 500 ‘s Schlumberger & Brink’s. Projects of note that Michael has worked on include development of a company wide project managment extranet system for multinational oilfield services provider, development of distance learning modules for the ICGP and consultancy and development work on a high throughput international SMS Gateway.

Michael has a 1st Class BSc in Computing Science from Griffith College Dublin.

Howard Beggs

Howard Beggs

Chairman

CEO of Helix Health, Howard is also a member of the Executive Council of the Irish Software Association, a founding member and director of the Irish Healthcare IT Vendors Association and a founding member and director of HL7 Ireland, the expert healthcare messaging standards body. Howard recently completed the leadership for Growth programme in Stanford University, California and has been shortlisted twice for the Ernst and Young Entrepreneur of the Year awards. Howard also holds an MBA from the UCD Michael Smurfit Graduate School of Business and has just completed a Diploma in Intellectual Property and Information Technology Law at the incorporated Law Society.

Sean Riddell

Sean Riddell

Non-Executive Director

Sean has 25 years’ experience in technology supporting the UK healthcare sector. Sean joined EMIS Group in 1989 and he has had significant involvement in the Group’s pioneering initiatives, such as enabling GP appointments to be booked via the internet or mobile phone, the secure viewing of a patient’s medical records over the internet and the growth of www.patient.co.uk. He served as CEO from floatation until March 2013 after which he became a non-executive Director. Sean worked for Provident Financial Group as a Business Information Analyst prior to joining EMIS and has a degree in Psychology. Sean is also the chairman of the London based technology company Doctor Care Anywhere and was a founder and director of the Spa Retreat – a charitable organisation offering respite to women with life limiting diseases.

Jenny Riddell

Jenny Riddell

Non-Executive Director

Jenny qualified as a SRN/SRCN in 1973 and spent 6 years nursing in the Hammersmith and Great Ormond Street hospitals. After raising a family, she joined EMIS Group in 1991 and worked in many roles and retired as Operations and Marketing Director. Jenny is also a non executive director of the London based technology company Doctor Care Anywhere and was a founder and director of the Spa Retreat – a charitable organisation offering respite to women with life limiting diseases.