David Walsh

Jo Weech

CEO, Netwatch Group.

David Walsh is one of Ireland’s most renowned Entrepreneurs. He is regularly consulted by the Irish Government on business and entrepreneurial issues. He has presented to Senate committees in the Dáil on how Ireland can build an entrepreneurial culture and has spoken at seminars and conferences across Ireland, United Kingdom and the United States.

He is the founder and CEO of Netwatch, a leading provider of real time, proactive video monitoring. headquartered in Carlow. Under Walsh’s stewardship, Netwatch has grown for 64 consecutive quarters and now employs 560 staff serving 250,000 customers across four continents.

The Group’s investment in Machine Learning and Artificial intelligence is revolutionising the security industry across the world and positioning Netwatch Group for further global expansion. Netwatch serves clients in Government, Critical Infrastructure, Manufacturing, Warehouse / Logistics, Mining & Minerals, Finance, Retail and Auto Dealerships Netwatch entered the US market in 2012 which now accounts for over 60% of its revenue with offices in Boston, New York, Chicago, Los Angeles, Houston and Dallas.

David is a graduate of Stanford Business School’s Leadership Programme. He was a finalist in the Ernst & Young Entrepreneur of the Year Awards. Netwatch Group has received several prestigious national accolades for its achievements. .