Dermot graduated from Trinity College in 2012 with a degree Business and Politics. While in Trinity he co-founded RZERV, a tech start-up. Soon after finishing college he and colleagues from Trinity were accepted into the GE|OMD Incubator in New York to partake in a start-up acceleration program with REZERV. After five months in New York Dermot moved back to Ireland to complete a Masters course in Marketing in the University of Ulster, Jordanstown. Upon receiving his masters degree Dermot joined Mediaworks where he worked for over two years as a Digital Media Planner. Most recently Dermot joined Google where he currently works as a Programmatic Account Strategist.