Steven O'Connell

Steven O'Connell


Steven O’Connell is the Program Manager for RebelBio, where he organises all program logistics around recruitment, due diligence, curriculum design, program implementation and growth strategy for the overall programme.

Steven holds a BSc Hons in Pharmaceutical Biotechnology from CIT and an MSc in Biotechnology and Business from UCD & the Michael Smurfit Graduate Business School. Steven has business development experience with startups and established companies, giving him a unique perspective on how to help develop early stage biotech startups.

Steven’s areas of experience include marketing, business planning for life sciences, social media, facility design, biotech R&D and lean lab initiatives. He is passionate about startups, hackathons, bio-hacking, health & fitness, marketing, growth hacking and promoting entrepreneurship in biotechnology.

To date, Steven has spoken at the Cambridge University Technology & Entrepreneurship Club’s 2016 Technology Ventures Conference and has been featured in Science Foundation Ireland’s “Smart Futures” website.