Dr. Claire Penny is an extremely exceptional and innovative businesswoman. As Commercial Director of Wia Technologies Ltd, she assists companies to address cost, employee satisfaction, and the environmental and legislative factors surrounding their buildings and offices. She also handles strategies, pricing and products.
A celebrated international speaker on IoT, PropTech, Smart buildings, FM and real estate stages, Claire is an innovative thinker and sought-after coach and consultant. She earned her degree in biology and went on to complete PhD from Liverpool John Moores University in 1998. In addition to her executive position at Wia, she holds 2 Non-Executive Directorships on the board of CITA (Construction IT Alliance) Ireland and the Producer Register Limited. She was also Non-Executive Director on the board of WEEE Ireland from 2005 until 2018.
A motivated self-starter with a proven track record of strategic planning and applied innovation, Claire excels in converting research to revenue, global community and relationship building, and quarterly revenue generation and operational cost efficiency. She is a strong advocate of the power of data, analytics and digital transformation, as well as helping public and private sector clients to realize their full digital potential and deliver on their digital strategies. She was a senior leader in IBM for over 19 years, and holds extensive experience on boards and working groups external to her day job. With a visionary outlook and an in-depth understanding of emerging technologies and their commercial applications, she boasts a record of revenue growth.
Claire is an internationally renowned and respected public speaker. Looking ahead, she plans to join forces with startups to assist them in their growth and advancement. She credits her success to passion, drive, integrity, a positive attitude, and a thirst for knowledge.
International Society of Female Professionals Member Claire Penny, PhD can be found on the Association Directory, where she is looking forward to networking with you.