“In today’s world of business it’s not sufficient to only nurture your network offline but you also need to develop your network online. Social networking enables you to do this inexpensively and Johnny has managed to do this in creating and launching Downloadmusic.ie which is an innovation for both musicians and listeners alike.”
Krishna De, Managing Director, Oneocean Ltd.
“Johnny’s dedicated to delivering results for his clients, and goes the extra mile to ensure success. He’s a pleasure to work and – very importantly – ensures that the vendors he hires are well looked after. I‘m delighted to recommend Johnny for his excellent management skills.”
Tony Jewtushenko, Director, R&D, Product Innovator, Ltd.
“Delivered a networking session for Johnny as part of the Leitrim Business Network – he is an idea man that knows how to make it a reality – a rare commodity and a valuable one… His title therefore perfectly describes him – innovation officer… Look forward to working with you again in the future Johnny…”
Finola Howard, Managing Director, The Marketing Table Limited
“Johnny has worked tirelessly over the last few years exposing people and businesses in the north west of Ireland to emerging technologies. He’s always eager to learn and share his experiences with others. I had the good fortune to take Johnny up on an opportunity to present at of the Internet events he setup last year. All round good guy.”
Jonathan Hill, CEO, Infacta Ltd.
“Over the last year I have been very impressed with Johnny’s innovative nature and willingness to share tips and information, particularly with those of us who aren’t able to keep up with the latest jargon and computer wizardry. His technical skills are beyond reproach, he is personable, patient, and very willing to oblige. I am glad to have made his business acquaintance and expect that our paths will continue to cross in future.”
Mary C. Dolan, Executive Officer (Ex), Carrick-on-Shannon Chamber of Commerce
“Johnny has the ability to identify and focus on an individual issue within a business, recommend a solution, and has the contacts to bring specialised advisors on board when required.”
“Johnny was extremely focused, efficient and helpful in his role as Innovation Officer at the Leitrim County Enterprise Board.”
Colette McLoughlin, Owner, Joe Mc Loughlin Waste Disposal Ltd.
“Johnny is a fantastic communicator and is one of the rare people who can link up business, technology and people. He has demonstrated this time and again with Leitrim Enterprise Board helping several companies grow and I look forward to working with him in the future.”
Enda Madden, Director, SAASTEK.COM
“I’ve known Johnny for some time as Innovation Officer at Leitrim County Enterprise Board. Johnny is someone you feel you can contact at any time with a business question/problem. He is always willing to listen and offer relevant advice/solutions or will most certainly know the person who can. He is always interested in business and innovation and up to date with the latest trends & developments of relevance to a variety of business. He is professional, dedicated and thorough and has done excellent work in supporting innovation in the workplace through his postion with the Enterprise Board. I would say he is a great asset to the Board and the Innovate Programme.”
Jane Gilheaney, Director, The Shaylyn Group Ltd
“I have carried out an evaluation on a innovation support programme Johnny Beirne delivered in Co Leitrim. The man is a real innovator with a creative edge, excellent communication skills and the ability to follow through from idea to delivery. His use of e-communication as a business tool is of particular note alongside his capacity to build confidence in the new user of such technologies by others. I would recommend Johnny with confidence to others.”
Kate Burns, Owner, First Western
“Johnny is a first class asset to the team at Leitrim County Enterprise Board. He is a great people motivator and has provided an invaluable source of IT support to the SME sector in the county through the INNOVATE Programme. I hope his support will be retained.” May 23, 2008
“I have had the pleasure of working on a number of projects with Johnny over the years.While he is always full of energy I have always also found him to be professional, spontaneously creative and extremely customer focused.”
Brendan Casey, CTO, Idiro Technologies
“I can recommend Johnny as a guy who uses his initiative, is very innovative and has a keen eye for information technology and driving a project forward. Maurice Gannon, Director, CTC Training.”
Maurice Gannon, CTC Training
“Johnny will assess a situations needs excellently and as a result can put a solution in place that meets all/most needs in a very practical way. Has solved a very difficult problem for us based on his prior knowledge.”
Philip Martin, MD, Dir Sales, Cora Systems
“Johnny has a dynamic innovative approach and is a very competent project manager and networkers.”
Orla Casey, Owner, Momentum Consulting
“Johnny has worked in both Private & public sectors – thus having an indepth knowledge of the tasks at hand”
Stephen Hennessy, Country Cooking Company
“Johnny has ideas & knowledge that are key to the North West Business community continuing it successes in the coming years. He has the IT skills to help us communicate via the internet with our customer direct and this is a means of doing business we cannot not afford to ignore.”
Jenny Flynn, Customer Care, Logica
“Johnny is someone whom I greatly admire for his energy, enthusiasm, commitment to his work and his ability to get things done. It’s always a pleasure to work with someone who is as crystal clear about their objectives as Johnny is. It is this skill that, in my view, separates the (b)‘doers’(/b) from the talkers’… and Johnny is a ‘doer’, there’s no doubt about that.”
Robert Hayes-McCoy, Owner, Robert Hayes-McCoy Consultants Ltd.
“Johnny has worked closely with us on the development of GreenMe.ie. His indepth kowledge and expertise in I.T and the innovation of the web has helped us with our online strategy. I would have no problem in recommending Johnny.”
Gina Geagan, Greenme.ie
“Johnny is a very genuine character and makes every effort possible to help the companies he works with. He has a good practical understanding of what businesses need and is up to date and knowledgeable about developments within the IT Industry. He has given our business great support and advice over the years.”
“Johnny is a very knowledgeable and dependable business man. An absolute pleasure to have worked with. He has offered and delivered my company invaluable knowledge and expertise.”
Sean McDermott, Owner, Loughtec Ltd
“Johnny has the lethal combination of great ideas coupled with a great ability to get them done. For anyone looking to map their route in an online enterprise, or any new enterprise for that matter, he’d certainly be one of the people I’d suggest they speak to.”
Adam Maguire, Journalist, Freelance
“Johnny is extremely knowledgeable, very reliable, and always a pleasure to interact with. It has been a pleasure in getting to know him.His recommendations and input to our business have been extremely helpful.”
Susan Mc Govern, Owner, Mc Govern Ecclesiastical
“We worked with Johnny on numerous occasions in the development of our new business and would highly recommend him to other people.”
“Johnny is a highly motivated professional, works well under pressure and at the back of it all he is a gentleman.”
Shaun Guihen, Software Developer, Aimware Ltd.
“It has been a pleasure to work with Johnny whom was always at hand to help with different projects”