Jerry Kennelly is founder and CEO of Tweak.com, which makes Madison Avenue standard design accessible to business owners worldwide. Tweak offers more than a million pieces of design to business owners across 350 business types, creating instant access to the world’s best design and printing, offering savings of up to 80%.
Kennelly was founder and CEO of Stockbyte and Stockdisc, two companies based in Tralee, Ireland that captured 10% of the global royalty-free stock photography market in ten years. In April 2006 both companies were sold to Getty Images (formerly GYI) for a consideration of $135 million. Kennelly’s companies produced the highest pro-rata profit and profitability per employee in this worldwide industry.
Kennelly, a photojournalist, who started his first business as a photographic news and picture agency in 1981, has been honored by the Deloitte Fast 50 Awards and was selected as the Ernst & Young Emerging Entrepreneur of the Year in 2005. He was named as Ireland’s Net Visionary, the premier award in the Irish Internet Association’s annual awards ceremony in September 2011 Twitter Handle: @livetweak