Róisín Burke on Business
Niall Harbison’s maritime memories of a Microsoft mogul with a big heart
The recent death of Microsoft co-founder Paul Allen brought back some fond memories for Ireland’s own tech disruptor Niall Harbison.
In a previous life Harbison, who started the more modestly successful but very popular Lovin Media Group, was Allen’s personal chef aboard his 400-foot floating palace, Octopus.
“I think it was more the way he led his life rather than words,” Harbison says of how Allen inspired him. “He’d have U2...
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