Mr. Ciarán O’Leary is a Co-founder at BY Capital Management GmbH and serves as its General Partner and Partner. Mr. O’Leary is a General Partner at BlueYard Capital. He was a Partner at Earlybird Venture Capital GmbH & Co. KG. He joined Earlybird in January 2009 and focused on technology sector. Prior to Earlybird, he was an Entrepreneur. He served as an Associate at The Carlyle Group LP until 2008. He focused on European buyout opportunities. He worked in mergers and acquisitions at Lazard, where he served as an M&A Analyst. He advised on transactions across a broad range of industries including automotive, chemicals, industrials, real estate, technology and utilities. He is a Board Member of Earlybird Venture Capital GmbH & Co. KG. He serves as a Director of CARTO. He graduated from HHL with an Master’s degree in Business Administration and Economics (Master thesis at WHU and exchange semester at NTU Singapore).