Shane Nolan is Head of IDA’s Content, Consumer and Business Services Group leading a team that works with the world’s top Internet, consumer products and professional services companies to help them leverage Ireland as part of their internationalisation. Prior to this Shane was Head of IDA’s Growth Markets Division, with responsibility for driving investment growth from new or emerging markets for IDA such as Brazil, India, Russia and China. Shane has also held a number of strategy and business development roles for IDA over the past 13 years both in Ireland and in the United States. Prior to his career in IDA Shane worked for a number of Irish telecoms and application development start-ups in a combination of business development and technical roles. Shane is a graduate of Carlow IT and Dublin City University.