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Aurion’s Dr Maureen Murphy at TEDxBelfast

Last year CEO-NI interviews Dr Maureen Murphy of Aurion. Here she is presenting at the TEDxBelfast event held in the Titanic Building in Belfast Advertisements

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Sophia’s Dave Patterson – Nothing beats selling to customers

Gary: So, Dave, tell us a bit about Sophia. Dave: The technology behind Sophia was developed jointly at the University of Ulster, where I was a researcher heading up an AI lab and at the St Petersburg State University, Russia … Continue reading

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Ed Vernon: Strategy’s easy; execution’s the key

Gary:  Give us a rundown of your career to date, Ed. Ed: I started in Queen’s (University Belfast) in electronic design. It was tremendous time, really exciting, working with early microprocessor design and so on. Then the PC came along, and … Continue reading

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CMI’s Ken Roulston: If you’re not enjoying it, stop doing it!

Gary : Tell us a bit about CMI, Ken. Ken: CMI came into existence in its current form in October 2009, following the merger of two IT companies, SLA networks and Ethos Information Solutions. Stephen Gillespie and I, who had … Continue reading

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Maureen Murphy, Aurion Learning – show your customers you care.

Gary: Maureen, tell us about Aurion Learning. Maureen:Aurion Learning is an elearning company made up of a team of learning specialists and application developers. We’re based in Belfast, but we do most of our work in the south of Ireland … Continue reading

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Next up…Dr Maureen Murphy, CEO, Aurion Learning

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Review of 2011: Huge potential for greater success in Northern Ireland

As 2011 gives way to our hopes for 2012, it’s time to briefly review the interviews we did last year, which attracted over 11,000 visitors. We published 12 interviews with Northern Ireland’s technology leaders over the past 9 months, getting … Continue reading

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Noel Brady: Respecting your customer is at the heart of doing business

Gary: Noel, tell us a bit about your career to date. Noel: I started with the NI Civil Service in 1975 as an unemployment benefits clerk in Corporation Street office, Belfast.    I was 17 and I stayed in the Civil … Continue reading

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Momentum’s Ian Graham: The ICT sector offers a huge opportunity for Northern Ireland – but the skills shortage needs to be addressed

Gary: Ian, tell us a bit about your career in the ICT industry. Ian: I went to Queens to study electrical and electronic engineering, as a Post Office student apprentice. When I graduated I got an ICI post first degree … Continue reading

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Allstate’s Bro McFerran. The IT industry has massive economic growth potential for Northern Ireland – having the right skills is all that’s constraining us

Gary: Bro, you’re running the largest IT company in Northern Ireland. You employ and continue to employ people with high levels of skills. That must be an on-going challenge? Bro: Similar to a lot of other IT companies, we at … Continue reading

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