Barry Houlihan – 2012 AIBs Judge

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Barry Houlihan

General Manager

Mobile Interactive Group (MIG)


Barry founded mobile and digital technology business Mobile Interactive Group (MIG) in 2004 and demonstrated his true entrepreneurial spirit by winning Ernst & Young Entrepreneur of the year, London Region (Nov 06).  MIG is now recognised as the fastest growing technology business in the UK and EMEA (Deloitte 2010).

With ambitious expansion plans, Barry oversaw the acquisition of mobile marketing and CRM provider Piri Ltd in June 2010; mobile technology, marketing and services company GoldenBytes B.V. in February 2011; and more recently global micro payments business Zaypay in August 2011 to extend the reach of MIG technology and services internationally.  His exceptional knowledge and industry expertise make him perfectly placed to share insight into emerging trends in the mobile and digital industry.  Barry sold MIG to Velti in 2011 and is now GM of the Western EMEA Business.