Our Team

The Asavie Team is made up of some of the brightest minds in the business. Bringing together years of experience, our team is composed of motivated and enthusiastic individuals who have a vested interest in finding value-driven, quality solutions for our clients while never losing sight of their evolving needs. With an extensive background in innovation and technology, Asavie fosters a common culture focused on responsiveness resulting in an impeccable reputation for our commitment to quality and providing the highest level of service to our clients.

Board of Directors

Ralph Shaw, CEO

Ralph is a results-driven Corporate Sales/General Manager with a proven record in the establishment and surpassing of revenue and business objectives within the Technology Sector. Ralph has extensive experience in both ‘start-up’ and established operations in North America and Europe. Prior to joining Asavie, Ralph held positions with Baltimore Technologies and Mentec International Limited.

Tom Maher, Vice President Engineering

As an industry veteran, Tom has managed engineering teams consistently delivering data/telecommunication and security products on-time and in-budget for industry leaders such as Baltimore Technologies, AT&T Network Systems/Lucent, Eicon Technology and AEP Systems. Tom received a B.A. Mod (Hons), Computer Science in 1989, a M.Sc. in Computer Applications from Dublin City University in 1996 and a MBA from Michael Smurfit Graduate School of Business, UCD, in 2000.

Paddy Holahan, Director

Paddy is an active angel investor and has been Non-Executive Director and advisor to numerous technology companies. Paddy founded NewBay Software in 2002, prior to this Paddy was Executive Vice President of Marketing and Product Management at Baltimore Technologies and was co-founder and CEO of East Coast Software. He received a first-class honours degree in Computer Science from Trinity College Dublin, Ireland and graduated from the Leadership for Growth programme at Stanford University Graduate School of Business.


Chris Meehan, Chief Financial Officer

Chris has thirty years’ experience in the IT sector in Ireland, all at Board Level. His experience is with private, public, and Venture Capital funded companies. He was a member of the team that brought Trintech Group plc through a successful IPO on NASDAQ and Neuer Markt and a member of the team that completed the successful sale of The Now Factory to IBM.


Chris holds a B.Comm from UCD, is a member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in Ireland and has graduated from the Strategic Leadership 4 Chief Financial Officers Programme at Stanford University Graduate School of Business.

Keith O'Byrne, Director -Solutions

Keith plays a pivotal role in the Asavie team. As the Director of Solutions, he is involved in designing and delivering technical solutions to the industry. Prior to Asavie, Keith has held several technical positions as Senior Technical Engineer in Baltimore Technologies and Scottish Provident Ireland.

Alex Peirce, Director - Business Development, Europe

Alex is an enthusiastic sales professional with broad experience in early stage environments. Previous positions were held in MDS, Securelinx and Mentec. Alex is responsible for developing out and strengthening Asavie’s solutions across Europe.

Dylan Fermoyle, Business Development Director - Americas

Dylan has held senior technical and business roles in Vodafone and is responsible for Asavie’s activities in North America.

Paul Healy, Sales Manager - United Kingdom

Paul is responsible for Asavie’s business in the UK having previously held senior sales positions at AEP Networks, Baltimore Technologies and Fischer International.