Edel Creely is co-founder and Managing Director of Trilogy Technologies, a leading IT Managed Services provider. She was appointed to the Board of Ibec in 2015 and President in 2017.  Edel has been a prominent advocate for the indigenous tech sector in Ireland, serving 8 years on the Executive Council of the Irish Software Association and Chair for 2 years. She currently serves on the Government’s ICT Skills Action Plan for Jobs Steering Group and Enterprise Ireland’s HPSU Advisory Panel. Her industry work was recognised with a recent award of TechExcellence Person of Year 2017. She is a Board member of Marie Keating Foundation and a classically trained violinist, playing regularly with The Hibernian Orchestra.