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Technology and the Board


IoD Briefings Series: sponsored by Accenture

Elaine Coughlan

Elaine Coughlan Managing Partner, Atlantic Bridge

Booking for this webinar is now closed. 

For any queries in regards to this webinar, please contact Sharon Kirwan, Senior Events and Membership Executive, IoD Ireland.


As part of our ongoing work to share exclusive content and insights with members, we are delighted to invite you to join our upcoming webinar with Elaine Coughlan, Managing Partner, Atlantic Bridge, titled 'Technology and the Board'.

In the webinar, Elaine will discuss the following key elements:

  • The pace of modern technology.
  • Changes in the workplace.
  • Governance implications for boards.

Please note, there will be a live Q&A facility for this webinar.

Elaine Coughlan

Elaine Coughlan

Managing Partner, Atlantic Bridge

Elaine is a co-founder of Atlantic Bridge, an Irish HQ Global technology Business with over €1.2bn of Assets under Management, which has a portfolio of over 80 companies employing over 3,000 people in many sectors including cyber security, semiconductors, software, cloud and Medtech. 

Elaine has 30 years of experience in the technology industry both as a founder, executive and investor, scaling Irish and European technology companies, such as Movidius, Decawave, and successful IPOS for Parthus, IONA and Smartforce. She was also a co-founder of Glonav, a GPS software and semiconductor company that was acquired by NXP for $110 million. 

Elaine is a board member of Enterprise Ireland and has been named one of Europe’s Top 50 Inspiring Women in Technology, one of Ireland’s Top 30 Women in Technology and holds an MSc in Corporate Governance, is a qualified Chartered Accountants.


Accenture is a global professional services company with leading capabilities in digital, cloud and security. Combining unmatched experience and specialized skills across more than 40 industries, we offer Strategy and Consulting, Interactive, Technology and Operations services - all powered by the world’s largest network of Advanced Technology and Intelligent Operations centers. Our 506,000 people deliver on the promise of technology and human ingenuity every day, serving clients in more than 120 countries. We embrace the power of change to create value and shared success for our clients, people, shareholders, partners and communities. Accenture has been operating in Ireland for over 50 years and employs over 4,500 people.  

Visit the Accenture website for more information.


  • For any queries in regards to this webinar, please contact Sharon Kirwan, Senior Events and Membership Executive, IoD Ireland.

How to Join This Webinar

  • To join this webinar, please register to attend via the 'Book Now' button.
  • When you register to attend, you will receive a confirmation email to confirm your booking. In this confirmation email, you can choose to add this webinar to your calendar. In this calendar attachment, you will be able to access the webinar link. 
  • In addition, we will also send all registered attendees a joining instructions email on Wednesday, 1st September, with a link to where you can join the webinar.
  • On the morning of the event, please then click the webinar link in either your calendar invite or in the joining instructions email, and you will be able to view the webinar. Please note it will prompt you for your email address before you can join, this is required feature of the Zoom platform. For more information on this, please view: Zoom Video Communications GDPR Compliance.

Zoom Webinar Information

  • This webinar will take place via the online platform Zoom. Please download Zoom to your system before the webinar to ensure you can view the webinar.
  • We would ask all registered attendees to do a test of the Zoom platform in advance to ensure it works for them. To do this, please click on the following Zoom Test page. If you need any further support, please visit the Zoom support page for more information.

Please note, in advance of this webinar, we will be sending the attendee list to all registered attendees and our sponsor. This attendee sheet will include the name and company name of all registered attendees (as per their membership details). 

Should you wish to connect with a fellow member who registered for this event, please reach out to them via the IoD Members’ LinkedIn Group or email us directly and we will try to facilitate this on your behalf. For more information, please email Sharon Kirwan.

For GDPR reasons, we cannot provide contact details on the attendee list.