Panelist John Purdy

Speaker

John Purdy

Chief Executive Officer, Ergo

Having co-founded the company 19 years ago, John Purdy has made Ergo one of Ireland’s most successful IT companies, transitioning the firm from focusing on the sale of IT commodities to providing software solutions and IT infrastructure services to multinational customers. John has an entrepreneurial and innovative spirit that is infused in Ergo’s daily operations, creating an environment dedicated to forming lasting relationships, and delivering uncompromised customer service.

A graduate of Cranford University, London, he has qualifications in strategic management and marketing and is a member of the Irish Management Institute. John is also a member of HPs Print Advisory Council and was a participant in the Enterprise Ireland/Irish Software Association Leadership for Growth program in Stanford University. His strong views on IT are regularly heard through the media and at conferences and events. Recognising his outstanding contribution and achievements in Ireland’s ICT industry, John was awarded the title of ‘Person of the Year’ at the 2011 ICT Excellence Awards.