Management Team

Our company is comprised of leading, progressive experts in the sporting arena as well as highly experienced consultants in technology. Their combined knowledge and experience, has produced a world class product evolving coaching ability and athlete performance.

 

Fintan McGovern, Chairman
Fintan McGovern, Chairman
Fintan McGovern, is a former CEO and Co-founder of Firmwave Ltd. Firmwave was recently successfully acquired by another technology company. Fintan served in the Irish Defence Forces as an Army Officer for 15 years with overseas service in Kosovo and Chad. Since retiring from the Military Fintan has served in Senior Executive roles in Telecommunications, Mining and Technology in the UK, Africa and the Caribbean. Fintan holds several Non -Executive Directorships of Technology companies and is also a founding Director of Cavan Digital Hub. Fintan holds an MBA (2012) from UCD Michael Smurfit Graduate School of Business and a Bachelor of Business Studies (2004) from Galway-Mayo Institute of Technology. In October 2019, Fintan graduated from the prestigious ‘Advanced Management and Leadership Programme’ at the Saïd Business School, University of Oxford. Fintan is a former Inter county Gaelic footballer and has represented his county Cavan at all levels. Fintan can be contacted at


 
Peter Larkin, CEO and Founder
Peter Larkin, CEO and Founder
Peter Larkin is a seasoned entrepreneur and an accomplished sales executive, who first broke into the sports industry in 2006 with his first company, and has worked with leaders in the business world. Returning to college in 2009 to study sports psychology, he enhanced his understanding of the mind and this assisted him with his own personal research to gain a greater understanding of customer requirements in the sporting world. This guided him to establishing Health and Sport Technologies Ltd in 2009. Peter specializes in developing and building niche markets and brings his expertise to the table in guiding us to becoming the market leader in sports monitoring and analysis. You can reach him at and follow us at @metrifit

 

Ann Bruen, CTO and Co-Founder
Ann Bruen, CTO and Co-Founder
Ann has over 20 years experience in the IT industry. She holds a B.A. degree in Mathematics and History from UCD and HDip in Education as well as certificates in computer programming and system analysis. She started her career with EDS Ireland where she spent over 8 years working on numerous IT projects throughout Europe and gained experience in all aspects of the project lifecycle. She joined the Metrifit team after spending over 12 years with Norkom Technologies with whom she was employed with since initial startup. Ann has particular interest in data analytics and gained valuable experience in the area of predictive analysis through her work with Norkom. She provides project management expertise and consultancy service for the implementation of our products. Ann has a keen interest in all sports and plays competitive badminton. You can reach her at and follow us at @metrifit

 

Dr. Catherine Blake, Chief Research Advisor
Dr. Catherine Blake, Chief Research Advisor
Dr. Catherine Blake has a background in Physical Therapy with over 10 years experience as a clinician in the UK, Ireland and Australia. She then moved into research and education, earning a PhD and Masters degrees in both Medical Science and Statistics. She is currently Deputy Head of UCD School of Public Health, Physiotherapy and Sport Science.
Her key research area is the measurement and promotion of well being in the sport and health sectors. She has undertaken postgraduate education in psychometrics and computerized testing of self-reported outcomes at the University of Western Australia, University of Leeds and University of Cambridge and has brought this expertise to the Metrifit platform. She has a keen interest in data analytics for longitudinal and multidimensional measurement and has a long-standing research programme in sports injury surveillance and prevention. She has a prolific record of research publication and has expertise in a range of methodologies. You can reach her at

 

Mary Glynn, Business Development
Mary Glynn, Business Development
Mary started her career in the entertainment industry working for Brooklyn Cable News, HBO, Classic Sports Network and CBC and was an Associate Producer for CBC’s “Fashion File. Mary transitioned into the Sports industry with Sport Tracker and went on to form Golf for Life. Golf for Life submitted various proposals to The City of New York to operate city golf courses and concessions. In 2010 Mary joined TLM Group as Vice President of Business Development. At TLM Group, Mary developed and executed marketing and sales plans to improve overall growth and awareness of the firm. Mary is a professional member of CREWNY (Commercial Real Estate Women), IFMA (International Facility Management Association), the 7×24 Exchange, the Irish American Builders Society, and WISE (Women in Sports and Events). Mary volunteers for various charitable organizations including fundraising for St. Francis de Sales, NSASA (Nassau Suffolk Autism Society of America), IFMA Cares, and Equality Charter School. She is on the advisory board for the Paul Chester Children’s Hope Foundation and a board member for Rewired for Autism. Mary is an accomplished Irish dancer at the Nationals level and has competed across the USA. She is also interested in golf, volleyball and photography. Mary Glynn has an A.A.S. from SUNY Fashion Institute of Technology, and a B.A. from CUNY at Brooklyn College. Mary can be contacted at