Born Clippy

Born Clippy
PJ Hough became chief product officer at Citrix in 2016, having spent two decades working for Microsoft, where he was part of the Microsoft Office team that gave the world its famous animated assistant, ClippyPeter Houlihan

After 20 years at Microsoft, PJ Hough is leading a major transformation at Citrix in his role as chief product officer.

Clippy is not necessarily the legacy PJ Hough wants to leave, but he knows he will forever be associated with it. The man from Borrisokane in Co Tipperary led the creation of Microsoft Office as we know it but now, after 20 years with the company, he has a new challenge Stateside.

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