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Advisory Panel

The Going for Growth team is delighted that former Lead Entrepreneurs will continue to be associated with the initiative by serving on the advisory panel to further develop and strengthen the initiative.

Síofra Flood

Síofra’s career started in 1995 when she was the first legal counsel hired at IONA. She worked at IONA through its IPO in 1997, leaving in 2001.  She joined Havok as Corporate Counsel in 2002 and played a lead role in its acquisition by Intel for US$110M in 2007.  After Havok, Síofra established her own legal consultancy business, providing legal and business advice to over 25 start-up and mid-size software companies in Ireland and the UK.  In 2011, Síofra became COO of Swrve, overseeing all its financial, legal and operational matters and taking lead on Swrve’s 2014 US$10M Series B funding round and company group restructure to become a US-based parent company.  From March 2015, Síofra served as interim COO of Drop Kitchen, establishing internal financial controls, forecast models and closing an interim funding round in September 2015.  Síofra has a law degree (LL.B) from Trinity College Dublin and is a member of the New York Bar.