For twenty years, Mary Ann Pierce has fused the Internet to events. As Founder and CEO of MAP Digital, she co-created with her investment banking clients, MetaMeetings, a compliant and interoperable FinTech event management platform that produces immersive attendee experiences and content marketing for financial services, marketing agencies, pharmaceuticals and C-Suite conferences worldwide.

Mary Ann has organized events that have had a significant impact on the Irish-American experience:  fundraising events that helped save St. Brigid, the “Famine” church on New York’s Lower East Side, the inaugural Irish American Writers and Artist’s “O’Neill Award” honoring William Kennedy, and was awarded IIBN-NY 2014 Spirit of Excellence Award for her work on “IIBN Global Conference: OpportUnity.”

In addition to IIBN-NY, Mary Ann is on the board of Digital.Irish and Cuala-NYC.  She travels to Ireland in search of technology partners and talent. When in working Dublin, she shares an office with ChannelSight at One O’Connell Street.