Mark Little

Journalist, Broadcaster, Digital Entrepreneur and Storyful Founder

Mark Little is a journalist and digital media innovator. He spent more than 20 years in broadcast news before becoming a social media entrepreneur.


Mark Little

In 2010,  Mark Little founded the world’s first social news agency Storyful, which pioneered new models of verification and collaboration. He was Twitter's VP of media partnerships in Europe before co-founding NevaLabs in 2017.  NevaLabs is a Digital Media company designed to help publishers beat the problem of “information overload” and deliver personalised news to paying users.

Mark has more than two decades of experience in journalism. He was an award-winning foreign correspondent and TV anchor for the Irish national TV station RTE. He also presented the network’s top-rated current affairs programme, Prime Time, and was its first Washington correspondent. He has covered some of the biggest stories of our age, including the war in Iraq and Afghanistan and the election of Barack Obama.

He has also written and presented documentary series about the changing face of American society and the global rise of Islam. He has written three books about world affairs including the number one bestseller ‘Turn Left at Greenland’.

Mark is in demand to speak at events all over the world about innovation, entrepreneurship and the opportunities of the digital age.

Technology that builds trust


Social Media

Current Affairs

Entrepreneurship and Innovation


"We are basking in the glory of a very successful event last Wednesday. Feedback has been very strong - in no small part attributed to your presentation. A number of our clients sought us out to comment that "it was a great choice", "very interesting guy", "well done - great idea" and so on. So on behalf of the team here at SSGA Ireland, I would like to thank you for helping us mark this event down as a great success. I look forward to working with you again in the future." - Statestreet, 2018

 "Mark went down an absolute treat – he was fantastic and the pitch was right on the money for the theme of the day." - Tara Whaley, BT, 2011

"The Conference went extremely well we were delighted with it and the feedback to date has been fantastic. Mark was great and as always extremely professional." - Avine McNally, Actin Director, Small Firms Association

"The Conference went extremely well we were delighted with it and the feedback to date has been fantastic. Mark was great and as always extremely professional."

"Mark made it an EVENT, he injected an energy that was contagious - taking in the scientific jargon and translating it into real life. A fantastic day! We’ll be back…" - Dr. Imelda Lambki, National Director for FP7, Enterprise Ireland

"Well done on another top class performance, and loving the witty asides also! Really excellent command and interaction." - Jane Devitt, McConnells Advertising

"Mark Little was an excellent chairperson at the SFA Annual Conference. He was the glue that held the day together. His relaxed, flexible, informative, witty & intelligent approach to the day was really appreciated by all the speakers and delegates. He excelled at time-management throughout the day, and his research into the speakers and topics really shone through. Feedback from all involved has been terrific." - Patricia Callan, Director, Small Firms Association

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