Interview with Dungannon born Garvin McKee
NewYork based company Agio provides AI-enabled technology services for the Financial Services industry, with a specific focus on the Alternative Asset Management market which includes Hedge Funds, Private Equity and Asset Managers.
In September 2021, Agio announced the creation of 100 jobs at a new technology centre in Belfast.
Garvin McKee, Chief Revenue Officer, Agio is originally from Dungannon now based in the USA. Speaking about the company’s decision to invest in Northern Ireland Garvin said “We’ve got great customer feedback on their experience with our Belfast engineers. We are confident that a Northern Ireland base will continue to add excellent talent to our service organisation.”
“By tapping into this talent, we will add to our world-class technology team. The Northern Ireland team is central to our growth plans and will enable us to deliver 24/7 ‘Follow the Sun’ support to our global customer base. It will also support the development of our products and services for our planned European expansion.”
We spoke to Garvin about why Agio chose Belfast as the location for their new technology centre and why as a Diaspora his feels it’s important to give something back to Northern Ireland.
Interview | Garvin McKee, Chief Revenue Officer, Agio