What makes us different from other companies are our values. We live to bring out the best in our people which in turn leads to client service excellence and product innovation.

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Our Style

We are purposeful, collaborative and agile in the way we work with our clients. We aim to build long-term relationships based on trust and extraordinary results.

Our Vision

Our vision is for valid8Me to become a global de facto standard for digital identity and solve the KYC & customer due diligence challenge for all businesses and consumers.

Leadership Team
Patrick Horgan
Patrick Horgan

CEO and Co-Founder of valid8Me. Patrick is responsible for leading the development and global rollout of valid8Me, comprising general operations, business development strategy, and client relationships.

Patrick is an experienced leader in the investment management and professional services industries, recognized for building and leading teams to deliver sustainable business value.

He was previously Head of Technology Projects with Aspect Capital. He worked with the Executive Board to identify and deliver Aspect Capital’s strategic objectives. This included new product launches along with iterative product development of their suite of systematic trading strategies and investment solutions.

Prior to Aspect Capital, Patrick worked with Accenture as a financial services consultant. He delivered large scale enterprise solution projects for global insurance clients across multiple countries and jurisdictions.

He holds a BSc in Computer Science from University College Cork.

Ciaran Corkery
Ciaran Corkery

Chief Product Officer (CPO) & Co-Founder of valid8Me. As CPO, Ciarán is responsible for the vision, innovation, design, and development of the valid8 suite, including valid8Me. Ciaran works closely with the other business executives and Horizon8’s engineering team to turn our ideas, technologies, and market feedback into an award winning, market leading products.

Prior to joining Horizon8, Ciaran worked for Accenture Technology as a delivery manager specializing in custom payments and debt collection software as well as large scale enterprise resource planning software with a focus on financial shared services. While in Accenture he was responsible for managing large infrastructure and network teams to deliver highly performant business critical solutions to clients. Ciaran has experience working across multiple geographies using onshore, nearshore and offshore models.

He holds a BSc in Business Information Systems from University College Cork.

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