Sylvie McDermott

Sylvie McDermott is the Chief Operating Officer for Phorest Salon Software, leading the customer and operations side of the business. Devoted to setting the Phorest service apart from others, Sylvie's thoughts day and night turn to the Phorest customers and what they need next.

Prior to Phorest, Sylvie built an extensive career in product marketing and commercials and held a number of senior positions in leading telecom providers and gaming companies across the world. Most recently, she ran the product marketing and commercial departments for Paddy Power & Betfair, where she was responsible for all product management operations.

Sylvie is a self-motivated leader committed to business performance, customer satisfaction, and operational success with a real passion for technology. Her superpower is leading and encouraging people to be the best they can be. "When I'm not working, you will either find me taking a plunge into the icy waters of the Forty Foot (a renowned diving area off the Coast of Dublin) or with my head in cooking books experimenting with spices and ingredients.