A woman who's leading by example

Cathriona Hallahan hadn't been to college and had never heard of Microsoft when she first joined the company nearly 30 years ago.

Emmet Ryan

Technology Correspondent @emmetjryan
3rd November, 2013
Cathriona Hallahan of Microsoft: My first job with Microsoft was getting the tea'

Cathriona Hallahan hadn't been to college and had never heard of Microsoft when she first joined the company nearly 30 years ago.

Her IT knowledge was limited and her primary work before joining the firm came off the back of doing a secretarial course. She is anything but the conventional managing director.

What the Stillorgan woman had was drive and a willingness to take on any challenge.

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