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Chief Operating Officer
Helen Hartnett is a technology and operations executive with 20+ years international experience in the Technology Industry in business planning, supply chain, new products, program management and global operations.
Currently she is Chief Operating Officer at SVG Ventures, a Silicon Valley based innovation and investment platform working with Fortune 500 corporations and global technology startups to advance the future of Food & Agriculture. SVG|THRIVE is the leading investor and agrifood accelerator in the world with over 50 investments in the past decade. Helen is also Executive Director of the Irish Technology Leadership Group (ITLG), a network of global Irish technology leaders who’s main focus is to foster the links between the USA and Ireland & heads up the ITLG’s Women in Technology Group (WIT) in Silicon Valley. Helen has held senior management positions at some of the world’s leading technology companies such as Intel, Intuit, Novell, Lucent Technologies, AST Computer and Digital Equipment.
Helen holds an Hons Degree in Business Studies from the University of Limerick, Ireland and is also CPIM certified