Dublin Institute of Technology, Ireland

Left to right: Keith McCabe, Shaun Spelman, Orlaith Keys, Hamaad Sajid, and Roger Sherlock (coach)

About the Team

Keith McCabe.  My name is Keith McCabe, I’m 22 and live in Ratoath, county Meath. I’ve always been a team player, highly motivated and work off my own initiative, I also see myself as a strong presenter. I’ve studied marketing in DIT for the past four years and the online side to marketing is an area I’d love to pursue in my career in the future, working with technology in sport. Which leads on to my biggest passions playing sport, where I’ve represented my county Meath at minor and under 21 level in Gaelic football. I also play golf, and follow Liverpool football club.

Shaun Spelman.  My name is Shaun Spelman and I’m a 20 year old Marketing student currently studying in The Dublin Institute of Technology in a 4 year degree. I’m a very positive person with very high initiative and drive. I work very hard and I’ve a belief in my own abilities. My greatest attributes I believe are work ethic, my passion and commitment to my work in both school and previous employment and my general enthusiasm in life. My personal passions away from college/work are sport in particular Gaelic Football and Hurling which I play for my local team and also history in particular Irish history.

Orlaith Keys.  Hi my name is Orlaith Keys. I’m 21 years old. I’m in my final year of a Marketing degree in Dublin Institute of Technology. I have always been a high achiever; be it academics, sports or any other field in my life. I work part-time in a retail store called New Look and love fashion. I would describe myself as someone who is honest, caring, intelligent, hardworking, and ambitious. I also have a great sense of humour. I have a passion for traveling. I’ve been to lots of different countries and after college I hope to see more of the world.

Hamaad Sajid.  My name is Hamaad Sajid, 22 years old and a native of Cavan, Ireland. I am a well presented, enthusiastic and energetic marketing student studying in DIT. I am quick to grab new ideas and concepts, and to develop innovative and creative solutions to problems. I am well able to work on my own as well as working as a team with my colleagues. I process a strong ability to perform effectively. I can also demonstrate high levels of motivation required to meet the tightest deadline. I am a good listener. Also passionate about football and cricket.

Roger Sherlock (Coach).  Roger is Head of the Department of Marketing Studies at DIT College of Business, with over 600 full-time students studying Marketing on a range of programmes as well as 130 international students from 56 partner universities worldwide. Marketing programmes in the department include a two-year Certificate in Marketing, a one year MSc in Marketing, a four year Honours Degree in Marketing and the part-time Postgraduate Diploma in Management and Marketing. Case study teaching is central to the approach adopted with all students at DIT and Roger has been coaching in case competitions for over ten years.