Conor is the Managing Director, Americas and Global Head of Customer Success for KX. KX’s parent company, FD Technologies, is the largest indigenous software company on the Island of Ireland and has over 850 staff across twelve cities in the US, Canada, and Mexico.
KX provides in-the-moment decision-making software for 39 of the top 40 investment banks globally, along with Formula 1 race teams and the world’s largest manufacturing, Telco, and IOT companies.
Conor began his career as a software engineer working around the world building bespoke trading and risk systems before moving into business development, operations, and leadership positions. He was shortlisted by GradIreland as Graduate of the Year in Ireland 2011, appeared in Sunday Independent’s ‘30-under-30 who will shape the future of Ireland’, and represented Ireland at the World Economic Forum for under 30s.
Conor holds a BSc. in Financial, Mathematical and Actuarial Sciences from University College Cork and an Msc. in Computational Finance from the University of Limerick. He sits on the UCC Alumni Board of Directors and is an executive sponsor of the University of Limerick Immersive Software Engineering course. Conor has been published in the Journal of Physics and is an active guide with the Achilles International running program for blind and disabled athletes.