Thomas is an experienced entrepreneur with a demonstrated history of working globally in the software and consumer electronics industry. Atlantic Bridge invested in Metaio in 2012, an AR software company which Thomas founded which was acquired by Apple for $230m in 2015. From 2015 – 2018 Thomas was based at Apple HQ Cupertino USA where he was Senior VP Strategic Initiatives at Apple across sectors including mobile, automotive. He was Director of Engineering at Apple as well as Director of Procurement Strategic Deals Team. Thomas is highly skilled in Augmented Reality, Entrepreneurship and Strategic Partnerships and leads dealflow in key sectors AR/VR, Automotive, Software from the new Munich office for the China Ireland Growth Technology Fund II .
Conor joined Atlantic Bridge in 2014 where he focuses on identifying and evaluating new investment opportunities. Prior to joining Atlantic Bridge in 2014, Conor began his career at Rocket Internet in Berlin within the marketing intelligence group providing operational support to new and early stage investee portfolio companies. Conor holds Undergraduate and Masters Engineering degrees from University College Dublin.
Maeve joined Atlantic Bridge in 2016. Previously Maeve has worked at Goldman Sachs Dublin, Charles Schwab in San Francisco and supported our Managing Partner, Kevin Dillon, during his MD role at Microsoft European Operations Center in Dublin. Maeve has experience in Executive Assistant and Event Managements roles having worked in the International Labour Office in Geneva, European Commission in Brussels as well as time spent in London and San Francisco.