Teams - The Foundation of Business Success Speaker Bio Michael FitzGerald


On 22 November 2017, EmployAbility Galway will team up with event sponsors Collins McNicholas Recruitment and HR Services Group to bring an exciting event to the Portershed for the benefit of Galway business people and entrepreneurs.  The event, entitled “Teams – The Foundation of Business Success” is an inspirational micro-summit which promises three world class speakers from the local, national and international business arena’s, giving you three good reasons why you need to be there. 

Tickets for the event are available now on Eventbrite

One of our three speakers  Michael FitzGerald, is CEO and founder of OnePageCRM, the award-winning Sales application for SME’s.  An NUIG graduate with an Engineering Degree, Michael has also worked as a Sport Science Technologist to Olympic Athletes, and in Medical device product design before venturing into the world of code. Software had been a hobby for a long time, which he turned  into his full time focus in 2004.

As well as growing and developing OnePageCRM into a 20 person strong team and international success story,  he is Co-Founder of  the Portershed which is the first phase of development for Galway City Innovation District.  

Michaels real passion is driving efficiency and effectiveness, assisting internet start ups, and supporting fellow entrepreneurs.  He has been involved with Start-Up Weekend Mentoring, and Code Ninja 2012 - 2013.  He has mentored NUI Galway's ICE (Innovation Creativity & Entrepreneurship) Group students, and was Co-founder of Bizcamp Galway - Weekend conference for Entrepreneurs - 2011 and 2012

Michael is an avid GAA supporter with a strong community interest.  He sits on a number of voluntary Boards, and has opened up OnePageCRM to nonprofits through the Power of Action Program. Michael has come on board as EmployAbility Galway patron for 2017 - 2019.