Ger Coakley is CFO of Zinopy, which he co-founded in 2010.
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Ger Coakley is CFO of Zinopy and has a background of extensive experience in the ICT industry across all disciplines.
Ger joined Alphyra in 1993 and during his tenure performed a number of roles including Finance Director of the Voice Communications Division, Managing Director of the Training Division and Managing Director of the Voice Communications Division.
In 2002 Ger was one of three senior managers that led an MBO of the ICT business from alphyra and re-branded as the Calyx Group. Ger continued to run Voice Communications and expanded and developed the division in both SMB and corporate sectors through PABX and Voice Recording solution sales.
In 2004 he took over the role of Finance Director in order to enable the company’s successful flotation on London’s AIM market and subsequently on Dublin’s DCM market. He played an instrumental role in the company’s strategy to acquire several key companies including expansion to the UK market.
In 2006 Ger became the Managing Director of the Irish division of the Calyx Group and played a key role in the company’s unprecedented growth in the period 2006-2008, both organically and through acquisition.
In 2008 Ger left Calyx to found Clear Learning which has become a leading provider of training and development solutions for ICT professionals. Clear Learning acquired the Calyx Training business in 2008.
In July, 2010 Clear Learning was acquired by Zinopy and Ger joined the Board as CFO.