Gareth O’Brien

Chief Operations Officer

Chief Operations Officer of Enertechnos Holdings Ltd and its various subsidiary companies including Enertechnos Ltd, the group’s primary operating company. Responsible for the research and development programme for the Capacitive Transfer System (CTS) and assisting the CEO with business development and fund raising. As well as direct employees, Enertechnos works with several suppliers, consulting firms and research institutions to execute the CTS development plan and bring the product to the point of commercialisation. Primary ongoing role: manage the tech employees and partner company relationships and ensure that the day-to-day execution of tasks is carried out to ensure Enertechnos remains on plan.


Integrated Methods Group, Inc.

Feb 2012 – Sep 2014

Location Dublin, Ireland

Managed a globally distributed team to develop an ERP and web-portal for the commercial print industry. Integrated revolutionary production automation software developed at Objective Advantage in Houston. Worked with IMG CEO to successfully sell the solution into Konica Minolta USA.

Business Development Manager Europe


Jun 2009 – Feb 2012

Location Düsseldorf, Germany

Provided business development for Digital Storefront (commercial web-to-print software solution) in the European market. Drove integration with acquired Print MIS system especially as required for European market. Provided technical sales support throughout Europe, especially in French and German-speaking areas as well as the UK.
Strategically moved the sales effort away from the technical features and onto the business needs that are addressed by web-to-print in general and DSF in particular. Liaised with direct sales within EFI and channel partners, typically EFI’s OEM partners such as Canon, Ricoh, Konica Minolta, etc. Bridged major culture gap within the organization between hardware product sales group and solution sales teams for the MIS / integration business.


Objective Advantage, Inc.

May 1997 – Sep 2008

Objective Advantage Inc. started as a general software development consultancy. As it became apparent that marketing a general provider was not practical, OAI pivoted to become a software ISV with customers in the U.S., U.K., Japan, Belgium, Thailand and Brazil. Developed products and solutions primarily on the .NET platform.

After multiple successful implementations in the USA, OAI licensed a management company to continue support of existing customers and I moved to Europe, retaining personal license to the products and establishing Objective Advantage Europe Ltd.


University College Dublin

B.E. (Civil Engineering)

1988 – 1992

Ulster University

M.Sc. (Computing & Information Systems)

1994 – 1995