The Sunday Interview: David Walsh, chief executive and founder, Netwatch

David Walsh founded Netwatch, the remotely monitored security company with Niall Kelly. The company has 300,000 customers worldwide, and now the pair are embarking on a new venture, HaloCare, which uses sensors to monitor the vital signs of elderly people living alone

David Walsh has just launched HaloCare, which has developed systems that can be used to monitor the movement and health of elderly people living at home. Picture: Finbarr O'Rourke

In brief

Name and role: David Walsh, chief executive and co-founder

Lives: Killeshin, Co Laois

Age: 56

Family: Wife Beatrice, three kids, Patrick, Clodagh and Christopher

My working day: I try to be in the office early in the morning, between 7am and 7.30am. I work until 6pm every evening. I try to keep the weekends free for the family, but it doesn't always work out that way. The paperwork piles up, especially after these ...