Reversing The Brain Drain


20100920David Kirk is a man with a passion for Northern Ireland and its potential to have a bright, tech-led future. A mover and shaker in Silicon Valley, his roots lie far from the Californian soil - Kirk was born in a terraced house in east Belfast in the 1950s. His parents moved out before the Troubles hit and just recently he's begun to reconnect with the country of his birth. David Kirk has now decided to invest his time and money in entrepreneurs in Northern Ireland and he says there's no reason why the local expertise shouldn't produce the next Google. In Reversing the Brain Drain Declan Curry charts David Kirk's progress as he coaches the next generation of business leaders.

Declan Curry meets a Silicon Valley entrepreneur investing in Northern Irish talent.