Stephen
IT & Networking
11+ years experience

I am a technology executive and entrepreneur with over 20 years' experience in the technology testing and certification industries. At Flexhire I have leveraged this experience to create a science based approach to screening and hiring talent. I have led teams across many aspects of business for both startups and Fortune 500 companies, having held senior leadership roles across sales, marketing, finance, operations and production as well as general management.
Javascript 11+ yrs
HTML / CSS 11+ yrs
Entrepreneurship and Small Business 11+ yrs
SQL 8+ yrs
Founder and COO, Flexhire
2017 - Present
Director of Sales EMEA, Pearson Vue
2013 - 2017
Achieved and grew region targets. Stabilized a very turbulent distributor network in Europe. Worked at government level with MoEs in multiple countries across the EMEA region.
VP Financial Analysis & Planning, Certiport
2011 - 2013
Instituted a formal CapEx management process that transformed how the business chose to invest.
Director of Product Development, Certiport
2007 - 2011
Oversaw $5M+ annual product development budget, reduced costs by over 70% while decreasing time to market by 50%.
Founder and CEO, Hyperfecto Ireland
2001 - 2007
Founded and ran Hyperfecto - a digital media consulting firm, serving clients such as Oracle, Microsoft, Pearson, Hotpress.
Lecturer, Computer Science, Trinity College Dublin
2001 - 2005
Designed and taught course in Integrated Multimedia Systems to Computer Science undergraduates.
Founder and COO, Skillspro
2002 - 2005
Produced high quality eLearning and testing materials for ECDL, IC3 and many soft skills programs as well as building a world class SCORM compliant learning management system that is still in use today.
MSc Multimedia Systems, Trinity College Dublin
1999 - 2000
BA Management Science and Information Systems, Trinity College Dublin
1996 - 1999