My Story So Far

‘It’s important to be open and not lean too heavily on your experience’ – Richard Haxby, Mathworks

Richard Haxby, managing director of MathWorks Ireland, believes in the importance of continual learning, having clear goals and developing and nurturing networks

Richard Haxby, managing director, MathWorks Ireland: It’s important that managers understand their team’s purpose and call it out in every engagement with staff. Picture: Michael Dillon

Richard Haxby is managing director of MathWorks Ireland. The firm is part of MathWorks, a leading developer of mathematical computing software for engineers and scientists, which employs more than 5,000 people in 34 offices around the world. It is headquartered in Massachusetts in the United States

When I started out, I wanted to be in an environment where I was learning every day. That priority hasn’t changed. If I’m learning, I’m stimulated and engaged.

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