Eoin Hayes


About Eoin


Eoin Hayes is the founder of Cantillon Labs, a firm dedicated to developing the indigenous Irish and European tech economy by helping entrepreneurs and their investors scale their company's Revenue, People, and Operations.

Originally a chemical engineer, Eoin has spent most of his career working in business, with the occasional foray into politics.

He has over 7 years' experience working in international executive business, leading consulting engagements with Fortune 500 companies like Johnson & Johnson, Nespresso, Thomson Reuters, and Covidien across 4 continents and working as a strategist for Palantir Technologies and Google in the heart of Silicon Valley. He returned to Ireland to start Cantillon Labs, bringing those skills and experiences to the entrepreneurial tech community in Dublin.

As an activist, he's raised over €50,000 for charity, and volunteered on political campaigns in Ireland such as David Norris's Presidential campaign in 2011, the Marriage Equality Referendum in 2015, and the Repeal the 8th campaign in 2018. He was President of University College Cork's Students' Union in 2009/10, the first engineer to lead the Union since records began in the 1930s. He also worked as a Data Manager on Barack Obama's 2012 re-election campaign the headquarters in Chicago and he's currently a member of the Steering Committee of the Union of Students in Ireland (USI), the country's second largest membership organisation.

He holds a BEng from University College Cork in Process and Chemical Engineering and an MSc in Management from London Business School (ranked #1 business school in Europe by the Financial Times in 2017) of the University of London.



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