MCCI welcomes Donnacha O’Riordan as Director of MCCI. Donnacha has over 20 years’ experience in the IC design industry. He has led global product, marketing and R&D teams in the EDA and semiconductor industries in a mix of start-up and large multinational companies.
Donnacha moves to MCCI from S3 Group as Director of Services Strategy, where he grew the services development activities, advanced new market opportunities, established key supplier relationships with OEMS and semiconductor companies and developed strategic relationships across the whole silicon value chain. Donnacha spent over seven years in the Silicon Valley where he held R&D and technical management roles at Apple, Parthus (IPO), 8x8Inc, Chips & Systems and Magma (Acquired).
He has a B.Eng. (Hons) in Electronics Engineering from CIT and a M.Sc. in Technology Management from UCC.
Donnacha is a member of MIDAS, acting as MCCI liaison and chairs the committee responsible for promoting the indigenous microelectronics centre.
The Centre Steering Committee and staff of MCCI look forward to working with Donnacha. His leadership, experience and skills will be hugely valuable to MCCI.