Clare Dillon

Executive Director for InnerSource Commons Innovation Forum

With over 25 years of experience in leadership development, business strategy and technology evangelism, Clare works with organisations exploring new ways of working and future work trends. Passionate about how technology is changing and shaping the world we live and work in, she regularly speaks on topics related to artificial intelligence, digital transformation and innovation trends. Clare is currently the Executive Director for InnerSource Commons, a global non-profit helping software developers work in open collaborative ways. Clare was also a member of the Microsoft Ireland Leadership Team for 8 years, heading up the Developer Experience and Evangelism team. Before that, she was a product manager with Irish start-ups Havok and Iona. Clare is a qualified coach and has also served as a director on the boards of the National Digital Research Centre, the Irish Internet Association and the industry guidance board of the Irish Centre for Cloud Computing and Commerce. She is currently a member of the industry expert group for the Technology Ireland Innovation Forum.