Always laser focused on providing value to her clients, building long-term relationships and delivering on her promises, Deirdre’s career focused on healthcare IT, life sciences and biomedical and quickly moved to the IT channel. In her prior role at Smartbear leading the North American VAR channel, she was instrumental in establishing the first VAR community who were excited and enabled to sell Smartbear products. In the five years prior, she immersed herself in IT relationship management and providing value to Vendors and Partners alike. As part of the founding sales division at GLG she excelled in carving out a niche with life sciences firms. Deirdre also spent time at Booz Allen Hamilton, Medpanel and Forrester Research in account management and client execution adding to her diverse network and experience.
Passionate about mixing fitness with philanthropy, in 2018 she completed her first marathon in New York City and raised over $8,000 for Komera, an organization that helps empower young girls through education and sport in Rwanda. For over 6 years, she’s led a 16-person Cycle for Survival team to raise funds for Memorial Sloan Kettering’s rare cancer research. She also enjoys skiing and going to the beach with her family and is working on her ukulele skills. No concerts scheduled just yet!