Momentum Series Continues With Boojum, The Skin Nerd and UrbanVolt


The next Dublin Chamber Momentum event for businesses takes place Thursday 21st March in Dogpatch Labs. We asked the Chamber to tell us a bit about the upcoming event:

Make sure to check the Business Achievers Events calendar for more upcoming business events this month.

What is Momentum?

Momentum is a series of four breakfast events and a continuation of the successful Momentum Summit conferences that Dublin Chamber has run since 2015. The aim of the series is to give Dublin Chamber members and Ulster Bank customers an opportunity to learn from Dublin based start-ups and entrepreneurs that have successfully scaled their businesses.

What do you expect attendees to get out of the event?

The focus of the events is on sharing learnings and insights under the theme of Build, Scale & Grow. Previous speakers have included

  • Sonya Lennon, FA Finder
  • Jack Teeling, Teeling Distillery
  • Tom Gannon & Niall McGrath, Co-Founders, Fulfil Nutrition
  • Quincey Fennelly, CEO, Wicklow Wolf and
  • Leonora O’Brien, Pharmapod.

Who is it for?

80 - 100 small and medium sized business owners that include members of the Dublin Chamber and Ulster Bank customers.

Where is it being held and when?

The next Momentum event takes place Thursday 21st March from 08:00 to 09:30 at DogPatch Labs, Custom House Quay, Dublin 1.

Tell us about the upcoming Momentum event

The facilitator will be Ruth Scott – Broadcaster & Radio Host.

Event Running Order

7.45am Pre event photos. Photos to take place.

8.00am Registration and Networking

8.30am Welcome from Ruth Scott

8.35am Welcome from Eddie Cullen, MD of Commercial Banking Ulster Bank

8.40am Panel Introductions

- David Maxwell – Managing Director, Boojum
- Jennifer Rock - Founder & CEO, The Skin Nerd
- Kevin Maughan - CEO, UrbanVolt

9.25am Panel discussion & Q&A

9.45am Close


David Maxwell, Managing Director, Boojum

David Maxwell is the managing director of Mexican fast casual food brand Boojum. In less than 4 years the company has grown from five locations and 120 staff to what will be 20 locations across a number of stores with 600 staff. Maxwell has targeted the brand at a core market of young professionals and students aged 18-40, with the disposable income and desire to eat out regularly in the evening but also requiring speedy delivery at lunchtime. With outlets in Belfast, Dublin, Galway, Limerick and Cork, Maxwell is now targeting Britain.

Jennifer Rock, CEO & Founder, The Skin Nerd

Jennifer Rock is an award-winning skin lecturer and multi-award winning facialist. She is the exclusive skin and beauty expert for TV3’s Ireland AM and the skin editor at Irish Country Magazine. She is seen regularly on Xposé, heard on Newstalk, Today FM, Sunshine Radio, 2fm, Q102, and has written and contributed to numerous publications nationwide including The Independent, The Times, The Sunday Business Post, Stellar, Irish Tatler,, U Magazine and Image Magazine, to name but a few.

Kevin Maughan, CEO & Co-founder, UrbanVolt

With a background in corporate finance, Kevin and two his co-founders Declan Barrett and Graham Deane created UrbanVolt in order to make sustainability easy for all businesses. Removing all financial barriers, the company carries out energy efficiency projects for zero capital cost while also reducing energy usage and energy cost.

Previous to UrbanVolt, Kevin founded Novaerus in 2010 which became one of the fastest growing medical device companies in Ireland. Kevin took Novaerus from start-up to $40M+ valuation in 36 months and was responsible for establishing both the American market and building a successful 28+ distributor sales channel across Europe.

His previous positions include CEO of Caterpillar Ireland and Director of Merrill Lynch’s Financial Advisory Centres in EMEA.

Where can people find out more about the event?

The event registration page is still currently open for interested attendees but spaces are limited.

Momentum is a series of four breakfast events and a continuation of the successful Momentum Summit conferences that Dublin Chamber has run since 2015. The purpose of the Momentum series is to give Dublin Chamber members access to influential Irish business leaders that have successfully scaled their businesses.

The series is sponsored by Ulster Bank who understand the value of business networking and shared learnings for Irish SMEs and our customers. For more on how Ulster Bank could support your business, please visit or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..


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