Bachelor, Trinity College, Dublin, 1982; Bachelor of Engineering, Trinity College, Dublin, 1982; Master of Business Administration, Santa Clara University, 1988.
Engineer, Trilogy Systems, Cupertino, 1982-1984; director engineering, Eprotest, San Jose, 1984-1989; operations director, ATT, Dublin, 1989-1992; managing director, Oracle, Dublin, since 1992. Director Software Manufacturers Association, Dublin, since 1995.
Married Christine Maria Callaghan, January 5, 1985. 1 child, Victoria.