Presidion, originally SPSS Ireland, was established in Dublin by Barry McIntyre as a regional office of SPSS UK in 1995. In 1998 it became a stand -alone business. 17 years later, the organisation has evolved to become one the leaders in the provision of predictive solutions and services in Ireland and a key strategic partner of IBM in the field of Predictive Analytics. Servicing over 500 accounts and thousands of customers, its client base spans across public and commercial organisations. Under the guidance of MD Cathy McGennis, Presidion is currently planning its expansion into the UK, providing an expected 20 jobs in the process.