Combining Gerard's expertise in technology with Caoimhe's skills in communication and leadership, the duo has successfully channeled their passion for journalism and media integrity to create a one of a kind platform for journalists.
Gerard, a fervent technology enthusiast, has amassed extensive experience working in diverse technical positions and providing consultation to numerous Fortune 500 companies. After dedicating several years to developing innovative solutions for combating misinformation and disinformation, Gerard's interests transitioned towards journalism. In 2020, he co-founded Legitimate alongside Caoimhe, a venture that further reflects his commitment to fostering integrity within the media landscape.
Caoimhe is a highly experienced educator and senior leader, with 18 years of teaching experience and seven years in senior leadership roles. Her skills in communication, leadership, planning, and assessment have been honed throughout her career, and now serve her well in her current role as COO at Legitimate. In recent years, Caoimhe has shifted her focus to working with journalists, publications, universities, and other important stakeholders, bringing her expertise and knowledge to bear on a broader range of projects and initiatives.
Her areas of interest include local news and student journalist education.