Jonny Parkes (Leaf Investments)

Tuesday, May 31, 2016, 5:30 – 9:30 PM UTC

Jonny Parkes is a Partner at Leaf Investments, an early stage investor in learning technology businesses. Jonny's 20-year career in the learning tech space has included stints as CEO of Electric Paper, and CustomerMinds; Chairman of the Irish Learning Alliance, and the Learnovate Centre at TCD; Jonny is also on the Board of StoryToys, and the Organising Committee of Techies for Temple Street.

About this event

Jonny has over 20 years’ experience in digital media and learning technology and is a leading member of the learning technology industry in Ireland. As the CEO of Electric Paper, he grew the business organically from zero revenues to over $20m before selling the business to ThirdForce PLC in 2003. Jonny is Founder and Partner at Versari Partners and Leaf Investments, providing capital, infrastructure, and expertise to early stage learning tech companies. Jonny is Chairman and co-founder of CustomerMinds, Chairman of the Learnovate Research Centre based in Trinity College Dublin. He also sits on the board of leading EdTech company StoryToys, also based in Dublin, as well as the Organising Committee of the Techies for Temple Street Charity.

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Tuesday, May 31, 2016
5:30 PM – 9:30 PM UTC


5:30 PMRegistration + Networking
6:00 PMFireside Chat
7:15 PMBeer + Pizza


  • David Connolly

    Chapter Director