Enterprise Ireland Cybersecurity Innovation Series 2021
10 November – 02 December


Connecting Irish cybersecurity companies with international executives


Irish cybersecurity companies are solving some of the biggest challenges facing global businesses and governments today – increased cyber threats and attacks, the security challenges linked to remote working and the cloud, and rapidly evolving policy and regulation.

You are invited to participate in Enterprise Ireland’s Cybersecurity Innovation Series. This unique virtual event series will run between 10 November – 02 December 2021 and is designed to connect innovative Irish cybersecurity companies with international executives.

This event will provide a global series of panel discussions with cyber leaders and the opportunity of client-buyer meetings and technology demos. Cybersecurity thought leaders, executives and government officials from North America, UK, Sub-Saharan Africa, Nordics, Eurozone and APAC will be in attendance.


See below for further details on each event.


Cybersecurity Innovation Series
Nordics, 23 November 2021


The Nordic edition of Enterprise Ireland’s Cybersecurity Innovation Series will provide an opportunity for a select number of Irish cyber tech companies to pitch to an audience of Nordic-based buyers. In addition to pitching, companies will have the opportunity to meet and a 1:1 basis with buyers as well as hearing a keynote from two Nordic cyber experts.

Markets covered: Sweden, Norway, Finland and Denmark



Cybersecurity Innovation Series
Eurozone, 25 November 2021


This event will introduce the best in class Irish cybersecurity companies interested in the Eurozone market. The event will be a pitching format.

Markets covered include  France, Germany, Benelux, Italy, Portugal and Spain.



Cybersecurity APAC Market Awareness Event
APAC, 02 December 2021


APAC will be holding an internally facing event for all Enterprise Ireland cybersecurity clients. We will be inviting clients to our 90 minute session to learn more about the Singapore, Australian, New Zealand, Japanese and Korean markets.

We plan to hold three sessions with industry experts across all of these markets who will each talk about a key focus area in their local market.  Speaking at the event is Denis Donnelly, Manager, Virtual Sales Specialists, APJC at CISCO.

The desired outcome from this event will be to increase clients’ appetite and awareness for and about the APAC market. This is also an opportunity for clients to engage with Enterprise Ireland’s local market advisors in these markets.


Cybersecurity Innovation Series
United Kingdom (UK), 11 November 2021, 09:30 – 11:00 GMT


The morning will kick off with a fireside chat with Dr. Ali Baghdadi, Senior Vice President, Ingram Micro Inc., Global Executive Sponsor Cyber Security. Dr. Ali will give an overview of the UK cybersecurity landscape, the outlook for the industry in 2022, and share what it takes to sell into a Fortune 100 tech giant like Ingram Micro.

This will be followed by a showcase of the latest cybersecurity technology and innovation coming from Ireland, solving the most prevalent issues being faced by enterprises, the economy and society today.

Our innovation showcase features Akeero, CWSI, Cyber Risk Aware, Fijowave, Tines, Vaultree and Waterford Technologies.

Following the event, there will be the chance to meet 1:1 with these Irish companies for product demos and further discussions.


Cybersecurity Innovation Series
Sub-Saharan Africa, 16 November 2021


The Enterprise Ireland Sub Saharan Africa team will host a 75-minute event for client companies serving the cybersecurity sector, where they can learn more about the regional African tech hubs of South Africa, Nigeria and Kenya. The event will include a keynote address followed by three sessions with industry experts who will each talk about focus areas in their local market.

Speaking at the event:

  • Dr.(h.c.) Obadare Peter Adewale COBIT®5 Assessor, PCI QSA – Co Founder of Digital Encode Limited , Technical Partner at the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN-NeFF), and a Member of the Forbes Technology Council
  • Dr. Heloise Meyer, Senior Software Developer and Cyber Security Specialist at Council for Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR).
  • Funmi Odumuboni, Senior Manager, Cyber Risk Services – Deloitte Nigeria, and President of ISACA Lagos Nigeria

The aim of this event is to increase clients’ appetite and awareness for and about the Sub Saharan Africa market. This is also an opportunity for clients to engage with Enterprise Ireland’s local market advisors in these markets.


This event has now passed. For further information please contact Kreesen Naicker, at Kreesen.Naicker@enterprise-ireland.com