Golgi Team

Golgi was developed out of the innovation business unit of Openmind Networks, a leading communication platform deployed in over 120 sites across 30 countries in Europe, the Middle East, Asia and North America.

Alex is responsible for overseeing the company’s overall strategic direction, planning and execution.  With 25 years of experience in the global software industry at various technical and management levels, Alex brings vision, strategy and a culture of innovation to Golgi. Alex holds two Trinity College, Dublin Degrees — a Master’s Degree in International Business and a Bachelor’s Degree in Electronic Engineering.

Brian is responsible for the overall technical strategy, driving innovation for existing and new product development. Brian brings over 30 years of experience in the software industry to Golgi with a track record of high-speed innovation, new product development and real world experience of massively scalable products that serve billion dollar markets. Brian holds a BSc in Applied Computing from the Waterford Institute of Technology.

Ingrid is responsible for establishing and growing partnerships for Golgi. Ingrid has more than 15 years of software industry and developer ecosystem experience. Most recently, Ingrid led Motorola’s Worldwide Partnership Management and Business Development organization. Before Motorola, Ingrid served in a variety of leadership positions at Apple Computer. Ingrid holds a B.A. in Computer Science and Economics from Wellesley College.

Sheena is passionate about “The Internet of Things” and sets Golgi’s global marketing strategy. She brings over ten years of marketing experience, previously serving as CEO and co-founder of The Lucid Way, a global strategic marketing firm, and as North America Marketing Manager for Bluetooth. Sheena currently serves as a board member of Mobile Monday America and founded Mobile{Dev}Sync, a program that brings together over 200 thought leaders and experts in the industry from companies like Samsung, Nokia, Infosys and more.

Hal is responsible for sales and business development at Golgi. He is a mobile industry veteran who works with service providers and startups to enhance their relevancy and drive revenue in the wireless and IoT markets.

Simon is the VP of Engineering for Golgi. He has an MSc in experimental physics and has over 15 years experience in the software industry. He is a seasoned telecoms executive with proven capabilities in innovation, development, major project deliverables, global customer support and people leadership.

He is also a great guitarist 🙂

Ian is a Developer Evangelist at Golgi. He holds a PhD in Applied Mathematics and has worked in a number of technical roles including R&D with Wave Energy company Aquamarine Power and Software Engineering with Openmind Networks. As Developer Evangelist Ian is responsible for promoting Golgi to the developer community.

Rachel is a Senior Software Engineer at Golgi. She has over 15 years experience having worked for Alcatel-Lucent and OpenMind Networks. She holds an MSc from Dublin City University.

Derek is a Senior Software Developer at Openmind Networks currently developing Apps on Android/IOS to demonstrate the use of the Golgi Communication product. He has worked on many different Mobile App projects as well as several years in the Mobile Telecom space.

Aidan is a Principal Engineer at Golgi. He holds a BSc in Computer Science and over the last 15 years has worked in many roles in the Telecommunications industry. He is responsible for Golgi’s highly available and automatically scaling cloud based infrastructure.



Brian McDermott

Digital Marketing Specialist

Brian is the digital marketing specialist at Golgi. He has over 10 years experience working both as a multimedia designer and in digital marketing. He has a masters in interactive digital media from Trinity College Dublin.