We talk about the life of a startup founder being loaded with pressure and stress. But one of Ireland’s best known technology executives, who went from managing a $5bn division of Cisco to starting and selling his own startup, says that life in a big company was actually far more taxing than running your own business. Barry O’Sullivan spoke to Adrian Weckler about it, and a host of other things, in this week’s podcast. “I never missed any of the kind of trappings of being a senior executive at a company like Cisco,” he says. “I would say the…
"O'Sullivan led the business through the glory years of Unified Communications at Cisco, when millions of IP telephones shipped year after year, with Cisco moving from number 6 in IP Telephony global market to top of the heap. Along the way, he brought WebEx and Tandberg to Cisco as well as many smaller acquisitions."
View Full Article