Brendan Mooney, chief executive of Kainos, was recently named Entrepreneur of the Year. Photograph:  Colm Lenaghan/Pacemaker

It wouldn’t be unusual for high-flying executives to celebrate their company’s successful stock market flotation by splashing out on a top-of-the-rang(...)

“For all of us, it is a global game. It is not just about wanting to play in Croker, but about taking on the best in Soldier Field, Madison Square Garden, AT&T Park, the ANZ Stadium and the Birds Nest.” Photograph: Dara MacDonaill

The Man from the IDA said: “Listen lads, you’re not playing in Croker.” We were three academic cofounders of a tech startup and, all told, we had har(...)

Working it out: “Ireland has more role models in terms of women at the top of Stem companies, women like Anne Heraty at CPL, Louise Phelan at PayPal and Cathriona Hallahan at Microsoft”

The concept of positive role models and their capacity to entice young people, especially women into careers in science, technology, engineering and (...)

 EY Entrepreneur Of The Year 2016, Brendan Mooney of Kainos Group  at the awards. Photograph: Alan Betson/The Irish Times

Brendan Mooney, chief executive of the Belfast-based software firm Kainos, has scooped this year’s EY Entrepreneur of the Year award. Kainos, which(...)

Ronan Harris is Google’s CEO in Ireland, overseeing a workforce of 5,000. The electrical engineer took up the role in May 2015 and is now charged with running the Irish business, a “growth engine” for businesses across Europe, the Middle East and Africa.   (Photograph: Shane O’Neill /Fennell Photography)

What makes a chief executive? There is no school for CEOs; lawyers go to law school, finance directors undertake accountancy qualifications and heads(...)

Judge grants CRH, Seamus Lynch and Irish Cement an injunction restraining CCPC from accessing some of the documents and files it seized. Photo: Laura Hutton/Photocall Ireland

State investigators investigating alleged breaches of competition law who launched a “dawn raid” last year at CRH’s Irish Cement plant in Drogheda bre(...)

DCU Alpha is a nine-acre, 200,000 square feet office, laboratory and industrial research facility based 800m away from the main Dublin City University campus.

DCU Alpha, a commercial innovation campus that promotes the growth of research-intensive businesses, has announced plans to grow the numbers of start-(...)

A child born today has a one in three chance of developing dementia and, so far, there is no promising research into a cure, according to head of research at Fujitsu Ireland, Anthony McCauley

The annual Fujitsu Forum is a big corporate love-in for the Japanese technology giant and its clients, and last week’s gathering in Munich was no exce(...)

Brendan McKearney says growing up in a farming community prepared him for the Japanese mentality.

Having spent three decades in Germany working for other people, Brendan McKearney recently established his own consultancy service to advise Irish com(...)

Fujitsu is  spinning off its computer and tech products into subsidiaries.  Photograph: Simon Dawson/Bloomberg

Japanese technology giant Fujitsu unveiled a shake-up for its 80th birthday, spinning off its computer and tech products into subsidiaries and focusin(...)

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