Axonista CEO Claire McHugh shortlisted at VIP Power of Women Awards

Claire McHugh, Axonista CEO and Co-founder is nominated for “The Tech Award in association with Google” at the inaugural VIP Publishing Power of Women Awards

Claire McHugh is delighted to be recognized by VIP Publishing alongside other women including Fidelma McGuirk, Wendy Oke, Ciara Garvan, Aoife Ní Mhuirí,  Leonora O’Brien, Patricia Scanlon and Talita Holzer who are leading the way in female entrepreneurship. 

The winner is selected through a panel of experts and awarded at an exclusive lunch on November 19 2021. Best of luck to all the finalists!

I am honored for Axonista to be recognized by VIP Magazine alongside so many talented and accomplished women-led businesses in Ireland. It’s great to see these types of events helping to shine a light on female entrepreneurship in Ireland, and I’m looking forward to attending the event.

– Claire McHugh, Axonista Co-founder & CEO.

About VIP

Launched in 1999, VIP is Ireland’s best-selling monthly magazine in Ireland. VIP is part of the VIP Publishing Group, which also publishes Stellar and TVNow magazines, as well as organising the VIP Style Awards and Stellar Shine Awards each year.

The VIP Publishing Awards celebrates the best and brightest female entrepreneurs in Ireland, across the worlds of fashion, technology, beauty, lifestyle, wellness and more.

About Claire McHugh

Claire McHugh is CEO and Co-founder of Axonista, a multi-award-winning video commerce technology company. Established in 2010, Axonista powers interactive video shopping experiences for global enterprises such as QVC, HSN, WaterBear and Oxfam.

An advisor to Scale Ireland and Tech Ireland, Claire is recognised as one of Ireland’s leading entrepreneurs. She is a member of the Board of Directors of the Irish Film Institute. She has served on the European Innovation Council jury, acted as lead entrepreneur on the Going for Growth programme (funded by Enterprise Ireland and KPMG, to support female entrepreneurs), and among many awards has won Image Magazine’s Businesswoman of the Year award for Digital, Science and Technology.