Sunday August 9, 2020

Thinking outside the bubble

When Eoghan Murphy decided to step down as Intercom chief executive and become its chairman instead, he knew he had to leave San Francisco for pastures new

Emmet Ryan

Technology Correspondent

@emmetjryan
2nd August, 2020
Eoghan McCabe: ‘We want investors that are level-headed and long-term-thinking.’ Picture: Anna-Alexia Basile

After ten years in San Francisco and at the helm of Intercom, Eoghan McCabe decided it was time for a change on both fronts.

The former chief executive moved on from the role he’d held since the company’s foundation to become chairman of the board, being replaced by Karen Peacock, Intercom’s new chief operating officer, in his former role.

It was also time, in his mind, to get out...

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