Meet The Team

At Taoglas, we understand that it is our team of experts, working to provide and maintain a superior level of service, that allows us to stand out from our competitors. Read the bios below for a brief introduction to some of the key members of our team.

  • Dermot O’Shea

    Co-Founder/Joint CEO
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    Dermot is a seasoned IoT entrepreneur, with more than 15 years’ experience in the global electronics industry spread over roles in Europe, Asia and North America. He is recognized as an expert in the antenna and wireless business. Dermot currently serves as Joint CEO of Taoglas Group and President of Taoglas USA – the leading M2M/IoT antenna solutions provider.

    Dermot co-founded Taoglas with Ronan Quinlan in 2003 and together they have led the company to exponential profitable growth.  Dermot has also helped Taoglas earn recognition globally as the market leader for M2M and IoT antennas.

  • Ronan Quinlan

    Co-Founder/Joint CEO
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    Ronan is a co-founder of Taoglas and has over 18 years’ experience in the electronics industry, mostly earned during his time in Asia.  Ronan’s expertise in this area covers a broad spectrum, with a key focus on production, quality processes, and antenna and wireless product development.

    Ronan operates out of Taoglas headquarters in Ireland and serves as Joint CEO of Taoglas Group. Additionally, he has overall responsibility for the Taoglas EMEA region and Taoglas Taiwan operations, where he spends a number of months each year.

  • Tim Dolan

    VP of North America Sales
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    Tim currently serves as VP of North American Sales at Taoglas and has been with the company for over 8 years. Tim is responsible for managing the Sales and Marketing strategy for Taoglas USA and works with his team to ensure that key clients are managed effectively and efficiently.  Tim has 20 years’ experience within the electronics industry and has been recognised as an industry leader in the M2M/IoT space since 2002.

    Under Tim’s leadership, Taoglas USA has grown ten fold since 2010 and has become the market leader for IoT antennas, RF services, and RF cable assemblies.

  • Joanna Liao

    VP of Operations Taiwan
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    Joanna has been part of the Taoglas team for more than 8 years and is an expert in IoT business operations. As the VP of Operations in our Taiwan division, Joanna is responsible for guiding the team to meet tight deadlines and deliver outstanding results.  Joanna joined Taoglas in a sales capacity before being quickly promoted to operations manager, becoming the General Manager of the Taiwan team in 2013.

    Joanna’s interest in procurement, production and quality control, and logistics management was the driving force behind advancing to higher education in this field. Her passion for service excellence ensures that she motivates her team to provide a tailored service to match the needs of our customers.

  • Peter Knaz

    VP of Technical Sales Taiwan
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    Peter joined the Taoglas team in 2011 in the role of Technical Sales and Project Management. His first two years were spent developing this role in the areas of worldwide project management, custom design development and expanding on standard Taoglas antenna development. During this time Peter was instrumental in sustaining a stable project management team and developing business opportunities in the Asia-Pacific region.

    In 2013, Peter transferred to a Technical Sales and Business Development role where he developed a distribution network in the region and held many major APAC accounts. Peter’s strong understanding of Taoglas product applications, quality requirements, production and supply chain management, make him an integral part of the Taoglas team.