Rob Laffan

CEO
TippyTalk

Father to 6-year-old non-verbal ASD girl from Limerick City in the Republic of Ireland. Through his life experience living with Autism created a unique communication platform that allows for nonverbal individuals express a desire, want or feeling by translating pictures into text messages.
Robotic & Industrial Automation Engineer graduate 2015 from Limerick Institute of Technology which was crowned top institute of Technology in Ireland 2014.
Enterprise Ireland Student Entrepreneur of the year winner 2015.
This all Ireland competition puts the best and brightest students together in entrepreurship battle to see who will walk away with the islands most sought after post grad award
Engineers Ireland innovative student of the year winner 2015.
Engineering students in all disciplines from all institutes of technology and universities in Ireland national recognition award for the most innovative project.
International Society of robotics and automation innovative individual winner2014

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