2nd Apr 2014
Cork native Barry O’Sullivan, best known to the Irish public as one of the exacting investors on Dragons’ Den, in recent weeks retired from a successful career with networking equipment maker Cisco. As a senior vice-president at Cisco, he helped mastermind acquisitions of tech companies, such as WebEx, for US$3.2bn, and had been an active angel investor in start-ups in Ireland and California.
Now, after 11 years at Cisco, O’Sullivan is embarking on his biggest challenge yet, as CEO of a new Ireland and Silicon Valley-based start-up called Altocloud, with the aim of transforming communications between businesses and their customers.
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