2 December 2019
John Breslin receives President’s Award at Galway Chamber Business Awards 2019
John Breslin, a Personal Professor in Electronic Engineering at NUI Galway’s College of Science and Engineering, received this year’s prestigious President’s Award.
The President’s Award, sponsored by PwC, is given to an individual who has made a contribution to the business life of Galway that is outstanding in every way.
John has a wealth of experience in a range of sectors and is Co-Founder of many businesses such as Galway City Innovation District (PorterShed), Boards.ie, Adverts.ie and StreamGlider
He is also Director and Vice-Chair of WestBIC, Director of Emeritus, American Council on Exercise and Advisor to AISLER, AYLIEN, Pocket Anatomy and Rep.ly.
Dave Hickey, President of Galway Chamber said, “John Breslin has played a major role in the success of Galway’s entrepreneurial eco-system through his work at NUI Galway as well as his contribution to founding PorterShed, as a director of WestBIC and many, many other projects he has started or participated in. Through his work in NUI Galway’s ‘Innovate’ programmes, John has helped hundreds of entrepreneurs to acquire skills they would otherwise take years to acquire.”