Barry Kennedy, CEO

Barry Kennedy qualified with an MSc from University of Dublin, Trinity College Dublin in 1996. Barry has worked in a research environment in Trinity College Dublin for 10 years before commencing work with Intel.

He has worked in a number of senior engineering roles in Intel as process integration, failure analysis engineer. He has worked in a number of management roles within Intel such as Laboratory and Failure Analysis manager, Process Integration manager, Device, Process Control and Statistics manager, Yield Analysis manager, Quality and Reliability manager, Yield Q&R department manager.

More recently he has worked as New Business and Strategic Program manager for Ireland Fab Operations in Intel and is currently CEO of 2 new cross-sector research centres for manufacturing productivity (ICMR – Irish Centre for Manufacturing Research) and energy efficiency (I2E2 – Innovation for Irelands Energy Efficiency). These centres have been set up in partnership with multinational and national indigenous companies across ICT, pharmaceutical, bio medical, heavy industry and food sectors.