Conall Laverty is the founder and CEO of WIA, a start-up company that works with property owners and developers to deploy Internet of Things hardware to reduce cost and improve their buildings’ performance.
WIA provides a simple way for people and things to communicate with just a few lines of code. With over 10,000 clients across 100 countries, it has attracted €1 million in venture capital funding with backers including Suir Valley Ventures, Enterprise Ireland and NDRC. As a result, Conall has become a key figure in the global Internet of Things ecosystem.
Conall is one to watch. He has been a speaker at high-profile conferences including the Mobile World Congress, Dublin Tech Summit, RIOT, Web Summit, TechConnect and the ICONs Festival. He has also been featured in top-tier publications such as TechCrunch, Yahoo Finance, the Irish Times, Fora, Silicon Republic, Sunday Business Post, Business World, and, most impressively, he was named as one of Forbes’ 2019 30 under 30.