David Walsh

CEO, Netwatch Group

David is Group CEO and co-founder of Carlow Company, Netwatch, a Global Risk Management company specialising in business continuity, risk management and security services to clients across Europe and the USA. Game changers responsible for pioneering some of the greatest advances in security technology, the Netwatch team is constantly searching for enhanced and more innovative ways to create a fearless environment for their clients, their employees and their families.

Founded in 2003, the company employs 210 staff and has grown to become Europe’s largest Visual Monitoring Company, monitoring in excess of 48,000 security cameras across four continents. The award winning CRATOS technology, created in-house at Netwatch Visual Labs in Carlow, ensures that Netwatch is constantly providing the most innovative solutions to its clients. David, heads up the senior management team and his role is to bring the strategic thinking down through the company so that all are working to a shared vision and common goal. He oversees short, medium and long-term targets for Netwatch and ensures they are not only achieved but surpassed.

David was a finalist in the Ernst & Young Entrepreneur of the Year Awards and Netwatch has received several prestigious national accolades for its achievements; including the Deloitte Best Managed Company Award, the Deloitte Technology Fast 50 Award, The Business and Finance Enterprise of the Year Award. On the international stage Netwatch has been awarded the US Best in Biz award for Innovation, the European Business Awards for Customer Focus and has been included in the Irish Echo Top 50 US-Irish Companies for the past 4 years.