Startup Grind welcomes co-founder of Kemp, Peter Melerud, to Global Fireside Chat event in Limerick

  • Kemp Technologies

Startup Grind Limerick are delighted to announce that Peter Melerud, co-founder and Chief Strategy Officer of Kemp, the leader in powering always-on application experience [AX], will be the fireside chat guest at their next event at 6pm on Thursday March 5th in Bank of Ireland Workbench. Kemp employs more than 80 people in Limerick and more than 260 globally.

Peter will share his entrepreneurial journey, the story of Kemp which he started in New York, and why he eventually chose Limerick as the EMEA HQ and how then they developed into leaders in their sector over the last decade. His is an inspirational story of entrepreneurship, innovation and ingenuity and is also a great example of how a growth company can thrive in our region.

Co-director of Startup Grind Limerick, Gillian Barry of LIT said “Kemp has become a pillar of the technology community here in Limerick and we are really looking forward to sharing Peter Melerud’s story with our ever growing community of entrepreneurs and innovators.”

Startup Grind is the largest independent startup community, actively educating, inspiring, and connecting more than 2,000,000 entrepreneurs in over 600 chapters. Startup Grind nurtures startup ecosystems in 125+ countries through events, media, and partnerships like this local partnership with the team from LIT and ActionPoint as well as key sponsors CPL and supporters Bank of Ireland.

Startup Grind’s Limerick chapter has been hosting events for the past four years and has grown its community to nearly 1,000 people in that timeframe.
Tickets for the March event are nearly booked out - register here and also join the Startup Grind community. This event is also being run as part of the LEO National Enterprise Week 2020.

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