Dónal Óg is a founding member of the i2e2 and IMR research centers. He has worked for DePuy Synthes Johnson & Johnson for fifteen years and is an engineering manager within that organization. He is currently studying for an engineering masters in University College Cork.
He had a successful career as a sportsman and has worked as a pundit in the national media in Ireland for the last number of years. He is current coach to the Clare Senior Hurling team. He serves on a number of government boards including the board of An Gaisce and the board of Irish Sport.