Helen Hartnett is a technology and operations executive with over 16 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, an investment and advisory firm based in Silicon Valley. 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. Her career boasts working with leaders 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.