Vanessa Tierney | CEO, Abodoo

Vanessa TierneyVanessa Tierney is a leading voice of The New World of Work, Corporate Sustainability and Remote Working. With nearly a decade of working outside of a traditional office, she is an All Ireland Top 100 Female Entrepreneur, author and co-author of “Your Company with No Walls” (June 2020 launch), Co-Founder and CEO of – A technology platform providing free matching for companies to people seeking remote work with a vision to enable every human on this planet the opportunity to work and Geonostics the first dynamic skills platform for government which gives the data intelligence needed to drive inward investment and positively impacting climate change.

A keynote speaker at Global Tech Summits and HR Events on key topics around the remote revolution, impacts on diversity, the environment and the disruption of the workplace as we know it.

SmartWorking is what she champions and as Abodoo has become the fastest growing ecosystem for SmartWorking across 60 countries, she is now leading charge on the remote revolution educating companies and people on the transition.

With over 15 years of International Executive Search, leadership, talent acquisition and BPO experience for the Fortune 1000 across Europe and the US, she has an excellent understanding of effective talent sourcing, what hiring managers are focused on and how to stay ahead of your competitors. Previously set up and sold a 100% remote recruitment agency Vanty which later became Inside Sales People. Prior to this she established SOS School of Sales which trained and placed over 2,000 graduates and professionals with large multinationals.

Living on the East Coast of Ireland, she truly embraces SmartWorking and when she is not waving the Abodoo and SmartWorking Flag for change she is having fun with her family.

Interesting fact: Her daily commute is 30 seconds and motto is “Life is a journey not a commute.”