Conor Jones – Senior Advisor

Conor joined Google in 2015 and currently leads the UKI Large Customer Sales team in Dublin, having previously held leadership positions in Google’s SMB and Services teams. Conor is 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.