Paul Browne

Paul Browne

Manager, Belgium The Netherlands and Luxembourg at Enterprise Ireland

Location
Amsterdam Area, Netherlands
Industry
Information Services

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Paul Browne's Overview

Current
  • Manager, Belgium The Netherlands and Luxembourg at Enterprise Ireland
  • Board Member at Irish Belgium Business Association
  • Co founder and Mentor at CoderDojo Leiden
Past
Education
  • Boston College
  • ACCA (Association of Chartered Certified Accountants)
  • Chartered Institute of Procurement and Supply
Connections

500+ connections

Paul Browne's Summary

Matching companies in The Netherlands, Belgium and Luxembourg with Irish companies that can solve your technical and business problems. Irish Government agency, particularly strong in the Pharma and Life Sciences, High-End Engineering and Construction, Web IT and Telecom areas.

Paul Browne's Experience

Manager, Belgium The Netherlands and Luxembourg

Enterprise Ireland

Government Agency; 501-1000 employees; International Trade and Development industry

August 2013Present (1 year 2 months) Amsterdam Area, Netherlands

Matching companies in The Netherlands, Belgium and Luxembourg with Irish companies that can solve technical and business problems. Irish Government agency, particularly strong in the Pharma and Life Sciences, High-End Engineering and Construction, Web IT and Telecom areas.

Board Member

Irish Belgium Business Association

August 2013Present (1 year 2 months) Brussels Area, Belgium

Co founder and Mentor

CoderDojo Leiden

December 2011Present (2 years 10 months) Ireland and Netherlands

Coder Dojo is a grass roots movement allowing kids from 8-18 to self learn and share IT Knowledge.

My role has been as a Mentor, starting in Ireland, writing the guides for Scratch (from MIT) and Python in use in Dojos around the country, putting together the key, International conference in Slane Castle Ireland.

Have recently co-founded CoderDojo Leiden and working with the other Dojos in the Netherlands to spread the opportunities for other kids.

Senior Development Advisor - Business Software, High Growth Companies

Enterprise Ireland

Government Agency; 501-1000 employees; International Trade and Development industry

July 2008July 2013 (5 years 1 month) Dublin

Business advisor to software companies in the Finance and Enterprise Sector. Moved to working with the top Irish companies looking to grow from €5m+ Sales to many times that in the UK, Europe, US and Worldwide.

Privately Held; 201-500 employees; Publishing industry

20082009 (1 year)

Author : Business Rules capture using JBoss Drools

Partnership; 1-10 employees; Information Technology and Services industry

1999July 2008 (9 years) Dublin, Brussels

Technical Director, with additional responsibilty for pre-sales and Client Solution Delivery.

Have carried out projects for the following clients through FirstPartners.net:

IBM
Red Hat / JBoss
VHI
O2
IIB Bank
Version 1 Software
Aer Lingus
Merck (Brussels)
Belgacom (Brussels)
ACC (New Zealand)
Siemens
Logica
Permanent-TSB

Senior Developer (Consultant)

IBM

Public Company; 10,001+ employees; IBM; Information Technology and Services industry

2008June 2008 (less than a year) Dublin

Senior Developer working on the Open Source Mifos Micro finance Project

Senior Consultant (Assigned)

Vhi Healthcare

Government Agency; 501-1000 employees; Insurance industry

20072008 (1 year)

(Assignment via Curach Consulting)

Author (Online)

O'Reilly & Associates

Privately Held; 201-500 employees; Information Technology and Services industry

20042008 (4 years)

Writer for Enterprise Java for Business Solutions

Principal Services Specialist (Contract)

O2 Ireland

Public Company; 10,001+ employees; Telecommunications industry

20072007 (less than a year)

Upgrade of main customer billing portal

Senior Consultant (Assigned)

IIB Bank

Privately Held; 501-1000 employees; Banking industry

20052007 (2 years)

Senior Consultant (Assigned, Part Time)

Version 1 Software

Privately Held; 501-1000 employees; Information Technology and Services industry

20002006 (6 years)

Senior Consultant (Assigned)

Aer Lingus

Public Company; 1001-5000 employees; Airlines/Aviation industry

20032004 (1 year)

Senior Consultant (Assigned)

Merck

Public Company; 10,001+ employees; MRK; Pharmaceuticals industry

20022003 (1 year) Brussels Area, Belgium

Senior Consultant (Assigned)

Belgacom

Public Company; 10,001+ employees; BELG; Telecommunications industry

20022002 (less than a year) Brussels Area, Belgium

Senior Consultant (Assigned)

ACC

Government Agency; 1001-5000 employees; Insurance industry

20012001 (less than a year) New Zealand

Senior Consultant (Assigned)

Siemens

Public Company; 10,001+ employees; SI; Electrical/Electronic Manufacturing industry

20002001 (1 year)

Senior Consultant (Assigned)

Logica

Public Company; 10,001+ employees; Euronext: LOG; Information Technology and Services industry

20002001 (1 year)

Team Lead

Case New Holland

Public Company; 10,001+ employees; CNH; Machinery industry

19992000 (1 year)

Team Lead with responsibilities for recruiting / managing Internet / E-Commerce Team.

IT Consultant - Procurement & Sales

Dell

Public Company; 10,001+ employees; DELL; Information Technology and Services industry

January 1997January 1999 (2 years 1 month)

IT Consultant with wide ranging brief to implement projects to improve Dell Ireland's Sales / reduce inventory levels.

Lecturer (Part Time)

Limerick Institute of Technology

Educational Institution; 501-1000 employees; Higher Education industry

September 1997January 1998 (5 months) Limerick

Part time (evening) Lecturer in IT - Visual Basic 6

Project Manager - Procurement and Supply Chain

BT

Public Company; 10,001+ employees; BT.A; Telecommunications industry

September 1994January 1997 (2 years 5 months) UK

Project Manager ensuring the delivery of Internal and External (Outsourced) IT and Technical Projects.

Technicien de la vente à distance

Omnilogic Paris

19931993 (less than a year) Paris Area, France

French Language Telesales (Computer Peripherals) in the Paris and DOM-Tom Market

Paul Browne's Skills & Expertise

  1. Training and Mentoring
  2. Business Analysis
  3. Finance
  4. IT
  5. Problem Solving
  6. Contract Negotiation
  7. Consultancy
  8. Cloud Computing
  9. Leadership
  10. Entrepreneurship
  11. Enterprise Software
  12. SaaS
  13. Start-ups
  14. Management Consulting
  15. E-commerce
  16. Strategy
  17. Business Strategy
  18. Event Management
  19. Management
  20. Outsourcing
  21. Negotiation
  22. Market Research
  23. Java
  24. CRM
  25. Business Planning
  26. New Business Development
  27. Business Development
  28. Program Management
  29. International Business
  30. Strategic Partnerships
  31. Recruiting
  32. Change Management

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Paul Browne's Education

Boston College

E-Governance

20122013

US State Dept Supported exchange of information between Boston, Kentucky and Ireland.

ACCA (Association of Chartered Certified Accountants)

DipFm, Diploma / Foundations in Financial Management

Chartered Institute of Procurement and Supply

mCIPS, Project and Supply Chain Mangement

University College Dublin

MSC, Advanced Software Engineering

University of Ulster

BA Hons, European Business Studies with French

Paul Browne's Languages

  • English

    (Native or bilingual proficiency)
  • French

    (Full professional proficiency)
  • Dutch

    (Elementary proficiency)

Paul Browne's Publications

  • JBoss Drools Business Rules

    • Packt
    • March 10, 2009
    Authors: Paul Browne


    An easy-to-understand JBoss Drools business rules tutorial for non-programmers
    Automate your business processes such as order processing, supply management, staff activity, and more
    Prototype, test, and implement workflows by themselves using business rules that are simple statements written in an English-like language
    Discover advanced features of Drools to write clear business rules that execute quickly
    For confident users of Excel or other business software, this book is everything you need to learn JBoss Drools business rules and successfully automate your business.

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