Iain Mac Donald, CEO & Cofounder of Weedle

Iain MacDonald

Iain MacDonald


Iain Mac Donald is a serial entrepreneur with extensive experience in the development of high-growth ventures. He facilitated the initiation of a new business unit within Intergraph (NASDAQ:INGR) and was a key contributor in growing the venture across Europe.

Iain has been an investor and advisor to a number of successful Irish high-growth companies. In 2003, Iain founded Perlico and was CEO of the company as he developed it to become the leading alternative provider of fixed line telecom and broadband services within the Irish consumer market. Perlico was sold to Vodafone in 2007 in an €80m deal.

Iain is now co-founder and CEO of Weedle, a technology-based internet company founded in 2008. The company’s internet platform enables a better way for you to get found by people who need your skill and also, to find people who have the skills you need. Weedle is free to use.

Leveraging Social Media and semantic technologies and combining them with Weedle’s own search and social graph algorithm, Weedle aims to deliver a uniquely effective experience for the company’s community of users, instantly and accurately connecting people with skills to those that need them, within a trusted environment.

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