For global pharmaceutical manufacturing quality control laboratories with resourcing and capacity challenges, PlanDomino is a revolutionary technology platform with unique dynamic digital scheduling and capacity management capabilities, designed to efficiently allocate resources and manage testing workflows.
PlanDomino focuses on visual management and connecting the lab to its customers, enabling digital transformation, leading to the Laboratory of the Future.
Founder/CEO. Greg is a serial entrepreneur with over 27 years of business experience. He worked for over 4 years as a Senior Real Lean Consultant at EFESO Pharma & Labs and BSM. He practiced Real Lean Laboratory & QA Practices in the following sectors: Major generics pharmaceutical manufacturers in Slovenia, Germany and Ireland; large FMCG manufacturers in Germany, France, Russia, Greensboro NC and Phoenix AZ (USA); Major biologics manufacturer in Syracuse, New York (US); Branded Pharmaceutical manufacturer in France and Medical Device manufacturer in France.
Greg helped the world’s leading Life Science companies to achieve truly Lean standards in Productivity and Velocity in their Manufacturing, Laboratory, QA and Regulatory Affairs activities. He did this by helping them to implement the long established but little-understood Real Lean practices of Levelling, Flow and Standard Work, in tandem with the generic Waste Elimination techniques. Clients included: Novartis (Sandoz), Bristol-Myers Squibb, Proctor & Gamble, GSK, Actavis and Allergan.
In addition to having worked as a lean consultant, Greg has run a family business as a Director from 1991 till 2001. He cofounded Squareii Entertainment Ltd., a computer games company, in 2007. After selling his stake in the games business in 2009 he founded Aurum Recycling Ltd., a successful precious metals recycling business. Greg has a B. Eng. in Production Engineering and also received a PhD in Mechanical Engineering from University of Limerick in 2005 where his research focused on accelerated environmental testing for mobile electronics. He has cowritten and collaborated on 9 research papers (https://www.researchgate.net/profile/Greg_Heaslip).
Greg speaks English, French and Russian.
Experienced Software Engineer with over 10 years of experience, with most recent projects focused on Web Applications development, designing and developing systems using recent standards and technologies, analysing customer and system requirements in order to architect appropriate solutions. His previous work experience includes working on software development projects at Ericsson, Unilever and Ipsos, being involved both on management and hands-on developing throughout his career.
Personal strengths include analytical, problem solving and decision-making skills, passion for coding standards and improving the overall personal/team quality of delivery. Victor holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Engineering from the Universidade São Judas Tadeu in Brazil.
As CTO of PlanDomino Victor is responsible for technology oversight and strategy, software development project management, software requirements engineering and systems analysis, software development process design, system architecture and network design and security.
Cecil is a Chartered Accountant, having qualified with KPMG. He has 30 plus years’ experience working in a Multi-National environment at Executive, Regional and Board Management level with General Monitors and later with MSA Safety. During this period, he had specific responsibilities for Finance/CFO, Operations/General Management and most recently Business Development/Sales in EMEA. Other experience’s involved leading various M&A activities, special projects, SAP/ERP implementations, etc. He joined PlanDomino in January 2020, taking on responsibility for the Finance and Operations activities of the company.
His core skills are finance, strategic planning and execution, together with comprehensive general business management experiences. He has a strong focus on performance excellence/results delivery and strategic team and business management, which together with his core skills, he uses to drive business achievement and the ultimate success of the company.
Most recently, Cecil has started working as a business advisor/mentor in leveraging career experiences, to assist “Start-Up” and “Scaling” companies with their Finance, Operations and other activities. He is a mentor on the bizmentors® programme and serves on the advisory board of the charity, Helplink Mental Health.
Ritu joined PlanDomino in the position of Project Manager, in February 2020. In this role, Ritu is responsible for driving customer engagement and ensuring that product deliverable targets are adhered to in a timely and qualitative way; thereby supporting the PlanDomino ethos of “best-in-class” customer experience. In addition to these activities, Ritu is also responsible for managing the company’s product roadmap and its software management processes.
With over 15+ years industry experience in the IT industry, Ritu has experience in multiple aspects of the software life cycle, ranging from software developer, team lead, ScrumMaster, Business Analyst, Project and Program Manager. After completing her Masters in Applied Computing in GMIT Galway, Ritu worked for Hewlett Packard and gained over 10 years’ experience in delivering enterprise solutions.
Specialising in customer-facing roles with a strong emphasis on process, documentation and clarity of requirement gathering, Ritu effectively manages use of IT resources to deliver on business strategy and customer expectations.
Mark has spent his career as an R&D leader within US multinationals. principally in the development of systems software. In addition to his R&D leadership role, he served as Site Leader and Managing Director of Hewlett Packard Galway from 2009 to 2015 and helped develop that site into a multi-business campus with investments in emerging technologies such as Cloud Computing and Cybersecurity. He retired from Hewlett Packard Enterprise in March of 2020 and was recently appointed as Adjunct Professor of Management at NUIG, JE Cairns School of Business and Economics.
A graduate of Trinity College Dublin (BA, BAI), Mark also holds a Diploma in Strategy from the IMI.
While at Hewlett Packard Enterprise, Mark was an active member of the American Chamber of Commerce, serving on its board from 2013 to 2019 and as President of the Chamber in 2019. He is also Chair of the Western Regional Skills Forum, a government-sponsored initiative to effect a better connection between industry and the education/ training sector.
Mark is very active in the “Start-up” community in Galway, supporting a number of companies in the role of non-executive Director and in other advisory capacities.
Maurice is a co-founder of the Galway City Innovation District, an operator of a tech accelerator and co-working space for start-ups and scaling tech companies. He holds a number of executive and non-executive business roles and is also an active member of Galway’s local business support, investment and educational community. Maurice has helped local start-ups raise over €35 million over the last few years. Some of his current roles include Managing Director, Rocky Shore Consulting, Chairperson, Galway City Innovation District, Chairperson, Galway Harbour Company, Vice President, Galway Chamber of Commerce and Industry, Member NUI Galway’s Intellectual Property Advisory Oversight Committee, Member NUI Galway’s MSC in Corporate Finance Advisory Board.
Previously Maurice was a founder, Chief Operating Officer and Head of Strategy at NCB Capital, the largest investment bank in the Middle East, with assets under management in excess of €60 billion, a dominant player in brokerage and investment banking. Maurice was also a board member of Eastgate Capital Group, a leading private equity and real estate firm, with assets under management in excess of €6 billion. From 1992 Maurice held the position of Capital Markets Advisor at the Saudi Arabian Monetary Agency (Central Bank) and played an important role in the development of the Capital Market. Prior to his move to Saudi Arabia Maurice worked for the London Stock Exchange. Maurice graduated from Northumbria University with a BA (Hons) in Leadership and Management and qualified as a Registered Representative in both the UK and Saudi Arabia.