Graham Merriman is an experienced coach, mentor & lecturer, having worked internationally with global corporations and start-ups.
Originally a schoolteacher, Graham spent 14 years in The Netherlands, first as a training consultant with Exact Software and later with Vintura, a boutique Dutch consulting firm. He then worked for 9 years at Philips Consumer Electronics in a variety of sales and marketing roles and was globally responsible for the development and implementation of Philips eCommerce strategy. Since returning to Ireland in 2012, Graham has been a mentor with Enterprise Ireland and has taught postgraduate modules on eCommerce and Digital Marketing in UCD Smurfit School of Business and Trinity Business School. Graham was also co-founder and early stage employee & investor in two Irish start-ups, ChannelSight & Hub Controls. They have attracted investment of over €15 million and currently employ over 60 people.
Graham is a keen sportsman, having represented Dublin and Leinster at underage level at gaelic football and hockey respectively. He captained UCD Mens’ Hockey Team and also captained Den Haag GAA club to European Gaelic Football title in 2008.
Performance coach & trainer at Mentally Fit
Lecturer at Trinity Business School & Dublin, UCD Smurfit School of Business (since 2012)
Business & executive coach (since 2012)
Global director of Online Sales Philips Consumer Electronics
Co-Founder, ChannelSight eCommerce Platform
Early stage investor & global head of sales & marketing, Hub Controls
Master's degree in History (University College Dublin, 1995)
Higher Diploma in Education (University College Dublin, 1996)
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