Jerry Kennelly is one of Ireland’s original tech success stories. Jerry tells us how his childhood was key to his successful mindset. We talk about his parents’ business run from the home in Kerry and how their focus on craft, quality and customers informed his own working practices. He tells us of how his family built one of Ireland’s most successful regional papers “Kerry’s Eye” www.kerryseye.com, still in the family today.
Jerry tells us how to overcome the dark days of entrepreneurship and how focus and commitment led him to build Stockbyte, one of the world’s first royalty-free stock imagery websites. After the acquisition of Stockbyte Jerry tells us how he focused on not-for-profit ventures in entrepreneurship.
While he still continues to mentor and supports the entrepreneur community Jerry co-founder Junior Entrepreneur http://www.juniorentrepreneur.ie/,a phenomenal movement to instil the mindset and practices of entrepreneurship in children at a young age.
Finally, Jerry tells us of his current venture www.tweak.com, which democratizes design offering a similar model to that he built with Stockbyte and offering organizations an easy way to control and save costs on their design and creative process.