Wednesday 21 August 2019

Partners in Business: EI's Julie Sinnamon and Terence O'Rourke on collaboration

Julie Sinnamon and Terence O'Rourke
Julie Sinnamon and Terence O'Rourke
Donal O'Donovan

Donal O'Donovan

Enterprise Ireland's top brass, Julie Sinnamon and Terence O'Rourke, will delve into the dynamics of the relationship between CEO and chairman of the board this Wednesday, July 24th in the latest in National College of Ireland's (NCI) 'Partners in Business' lunchtime series of public interviews, presented in association with the Irish Independent.

The live event features EI's CEO Julie Sinnamon and chairman Terence O'Rourke in conversation with Irish Independent Technology Editor Adrian Weckler from 1pm to 2pm at The Kelly Theatre at NCI's IFSC campus.

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The series, running from July into September, explores the dynamics of successful working relationships in Irish business and is also available as a podcast series at

It kicked off with a live interview with Sonya Lennon and Brendan Courtney - the charismatic duo behind the LennonCourtney fashion label - who talked frankly about forging their long-time collaboration.

That was followed by an M&A masterclass with Irish tech entrepreneur Maurice Healy, chairman of data technology firm Glantus.

Closing the series on September 5 will be Cully & Sully, the friends whose artisanal startup became part of a global food conglomerate but kept a hold of its unique branding and ethos.

Booking for the events is open now but places for the live interviews are limited. To book, click on 'Partners in Business' on the NCI website at

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