The Digital Hub gets a new chief executive

by Emma Nolan

A NEW chief executive has been appointed at The Digital Hub in
Dublin 8.
The role will go to Fiach Mac Conghail (right), who is currently director and chief executive of the Abbey Theatre, and was a Senator from 2011 to 2016. He will take up his position this month.
Speaking on his appointment, Mac Conghail said: “I’m delighted to be appointed chief executive of The Digital Hub Development Agency and to continue to build on the success of this imaginative project.
“Supporting creativity and encouraging the imagination of others has been a constant passion and value in my professional career, to date, and this new role will enable me to continue with this passion.”
Based in The Liberties, The Digital Hub is an enterprise cluster for growing technology companies.
Home to almost 100 established businesses and employing just over 700 people, The Digital Hub is the largest cluster of digital media, technology and Internet businesses in Ireland, providing a space for indigenous enterprises such as Athena Media, Maithu IT Solutions, Software Design and Sonru to scale and grow.
Mac Conghail added: “I’m looking forward to collaborating with the extraordinary and innovative digital media and technology companies in The Digital Hub.
“Helping to shape Ireland’s digital future and working with the vibrant and diverse communities of Dublin 8 was also a compelling reason for me to join The Digital Hub, and I’m ready for this exciting new challenge.”

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