Mary Ryan

Mary Ryan is an experienced trainer and consultant with a B.Sc in Computer Science and 20 years experience working in the Software and Finance industries.  Mary Ryan founded Product Innovator Ltd in 2002 to provide Product Management Training and Consultancy to the Software sector.

Irish and international clients include Government Agencies, Universities, Technology Incubation Centres, and both established and early stage companies. In December 2008 Mary was awarded Dublin City Female Entrepreneur of the Year.

Mary has created a superior process driven framework, Pablo Lifecycle™, and supporting training materials for Product Management.  This is the fruit of extensive consulting experience in product management projects, and is reinforced by comprehensive research into leading technology, product management, strategy and business approaches.

Mary has delivered her ILM* Accredited training in Strategic Product Management nationally and internationally to hundreds of industry professionals, including employees of: IBM, Google, Oracle, Sage, BT, Newbay, Zarion, Changing Worlds, Lagan Technologies, textHelp, Xillinx, Daon, Qumas, Ocuco, and Openet.

Prior to founding Product Innovator Ltd in 2002 Mary worked at IONA Technologies as a senior product manager, and previously at AIB IT Capital Markets as an analyst/programmer. This experience has enabled Mary to work on every stage of the product development lifecycle from both and engineering and product management perspective.

* ILM – Institute of Leadership and Management, (Part of the City and Guilds Group, London).