Rich is Director of BeachhutPR, a Communications and Strategy agency, he was most recently mentioned as No.2 in the Sunday Business Post Top 30 Under 30 ‘Rising Stars in Tech’.
A graduate of DCU, Richard founded two startups with DCU Ryan Academy, before joining Web Summit as their Global PR Manager.
At Web Summit, Richard was responsible for driving PR activities, strategy, content. He brokered commercial partnerships with global media outlets like CNBC, Bloomberg, Fox, Vogue, ESPN and Forbes which included the launch of the first ever European Midas List.
An expert in the global technology landscape. He has worked with some of the largest tech companies, celebrities, and influential startups across the globe working to boost their profile through coverage in high profile international outlets, spanning web, print and TV and has dealt with some of the world’s leading tech and business journalists.