Meet the VisibleThread Executive Team
Our mission is to eliminate complexity and place clarity at your organization’s core.
Fergal McGovern, CEO & Founder
Fergal is our Founder and CEO. His mission is to make business communications clearer. Fergal believes that clear communications is a human right. And that technology can help larger organizations ditch the jargon, and speak with a human voice.
He works closely with many of our strategic accounts and guides the overall direction of what we do.
Prior to VisibleThread, Fergal was founder of SteelTrace, a company that he led to a successful exit.
John Nolan, CCO
As Chief Commercial Officer, John oversees our commercial teams in North America, Australia and Europe.
He also helps unlock significant business value for major customers in the Financial Services, Defence, and Government sectors. He believes that clarity drives a better brand experience, and lowers operational costs for organizations.
John has 25 years experience in international business development, sales & marketing within the ICT sector.
Jason O’Connell, CTO & Co-Founder
Jason sets our technology strategy and leads the way for our tech folk to deliver impactful & innovative VisibleThread products to our customers. He helps our customers get the most out of our products and believes: “Simplicity of expression = clarity of message; whether in technology or writing”.
Jason’s tech background & interests include; cryptography, security, artificial intelligence & natural language processing.
Evelyn Wolf, CMO
Evelyn is responsible for our marketing activities across all sectors.
Together with her team she spreads the message that words matter. Whether through our own online content or events, she provides valuable communication to our audience that helps them implement a plain language strategy.
Evelyn brings over 15 years of marketing experience to VisibleThread. Prior to VisibleThread, she held positions at Hubspot and Iona Technologies. Most recently, she has been helping both startups and high growth enterprises scale.
Laura Mathews, COO
Laura is our COO and is responsible for Operations, Finance, People and Culture. Together with the Executive Team, Laura is responsible for implementing the business strategy and driving efficiencies across the organisation.
Laura brings over 15 years’ experience within Operations, Finance and Human Resources across start-ups, high growth and large-scale enterprises. Most recently, Laura has worked with a small, indigenous company transforming it to a large global organisation through organic growth and subsequent M&A’s.