Conor Jones – Senior Advisor

Conor joined Wayflyer in 2024 as Chief Business Officer. Prior to Wayflyer, Conor led Google’s UK&I Large Customer Sales team in Dublin and was a member of the Google Ireland core leadership group.

Conor trained as an electronic engineer and designed microchips for mobile applications for 4 years with Nasdaq-listed semiconductor intellectual property company ParthusCeva, Inc. Conor’s team delivered the world’s first commercially licensed Bluetooth IP, selling to clients such as Panasonic, Sharp, Hitachi, and Fujitsu. After obtaining his MBA he transitioned into management consulting, spending 10 years with McKinsey & Company – the last 4 as Managing Partner of McKinsey’s Irish practice. Conor’s work with McKinsey focused on Telecoms, High Tech and Media clients across EMEA and he was Global co-Lead of the Customer Experience Practice, writing a number of articles on the subject for the McKinsey Quarterly and HBR.

Conor graduated from University College Dublin with a BEng in 1999, and obtained his MBA from MIT Sloan School of Management, Cambridge MA, in 2005.