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Dennis Moynihan, BTV Ignite Executive Director

Dennis Moynihan joined BTV Ignite as Executive Director in June 2017.  Sponsored by the key community stakeholders of Burlington Vermont, BTV Ignite is building on Burlington’s world-class digital infrastructure to shape initiatives which are helping the community thrive in a 21st century digital economy.

Prior to joining BTV Ignite, Dennis was based in London as the UK Director for EIT Digital, an European-funded organization investing in world-class R&D, accelerating scaleup companies, and providing entrepreneurial education at the doctoral, masters, and professional levels.  In the UK from 2006, Dennis also worked on sustainability and smart city efforts, including policy development for the UK Government and project development for charities and multinational firms. 

In previous leadership and IT technical roles, Dennis has worked in university, startup, and private sector positions, including serving as a Vice President with Sungard Higher Education.

Dennis holds a Masters Degree in Environment and Development from Kings College London and a Bachelors Degree in Computer Science (Liberal Arts) from Wayne State University in Detroit.