About Our Team

Gerry Shannon

Gerry Shannon – Chairman

Gerry is Non Executive Chairman of The Covali Group. He has worked in the ICT sector in the UK and Ireland for many years – initially with Sweda and then Wang before setting up SmartNet to provide the first Mobile Technology solutions in UK/Ireland in the ’80’s. He is now a Financial Consultant to the Solar Technology Development industry where he was instrumental in securing over 5 billion Rand in project Finance and Equity investment for Solar Power. Currently he is CEO of Shannon Energy in South Africa with regular return trips home to Ireland. LinkedIn

Noel Shannon

Noel Shannon – Managing Director

Noel is a founding Director of SiliconCloud and CEO of Covali, who has worked in the IT sector for many years. He has been involved extensively in the provision of Business Management software solutions mostly in the UK and Ireland. Previously Noel was Marketing Manager with Wang, he then set up EPS in Ireland and the UK to provide Business Intelligence and ERP solutions. In 2004 he merged EPS to form ProStrategy, and was MD until selling out in 2010. He then founded Covali Ltd, to develop a new range of Cloud based ERP, CRM, eCommerce and Business Intelligence applications. He is a founder and Director of EuroCloud – a not for profit organisation to promote cloud computing. LinkedIn

Paddy Moore

Paddy Moore – Professional Services Director

Paddy has 21 years as I.T. industry expert with major multinationals, including extensive experience in Business Intelligence and Analytics stretching back to the 1990s. Paddy has held senior BI leadership roles including Group BI Manager at Aviva Ireland and Head of Development at Aon’s Centre for Innovation and Analytics. At SiliconCloud, Paddy is responsible for delivering successful BI Projects across all sectors and managing the development of the Q Series apps on QlikView and GoodData. LinkedIn


Darius Pranskus – Analytics Development Manager

Darius has over 15 years experience as a BI Developer and 7 years as a Project Manager. He is an expert on QlikView application development and has been responsible for delivering projects for Sales Analysis, Logistics, Crime Event Analysis and GL Analysis. At SiliconCloud, Darius has developed a BI Framework app which streamlines the development of QlikView solutions. He has also managed the development of the Q Series apps for Accounts Receivable, Accounts Payable, and Executive Dashboard. LinkedIn

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