10 episodes

Good leadership can often be hard to define, but we all know it when we see it. In 'The Leaders' Room', Ann O'Dea (CEO of Silicon Republic) speaks with leaders from iconic companies about their leadership styles, how they assemble and lead their teams, and how they think new technologies will transform their organisations in coming years. Presented in partnership with IDA Ireland.

The Leaders' Room Silicon Republic

    • Business

Good leadership can often be hard to define, but we all know it when we see it. In 'The Leaders' Room', Ann O'Dea (CEO of Silicon Republic) speaks with leaders from iconic companies about their leadership styles, how they assemble and lead their teams, and how they think new technologies will transform their organisations in coming years. Presented in partnership with IDA Ireland.

    The Energy in the Room (with Carolan Lennon, Salesforce)

    The Energy in the Room (with Carolan Lennon, Salesforce)

    In this episode, we’re exploring the importance of following your values and interests, and we’re looking at an approach to leadership that prioritises solutions over blame. 

    Ann O'Dea was joined in the studio by Carolan Lennon, country leader at Salesforce Ireland. Salesforce is a cloud-based software that helps manage companies’ relationship with their customers. The company has been in Ireland since 2000, and it’s an interesting time to chat with Carolan, as the company explores the role of generative AI in that customer relationship process.

    About the series:

    What makes a good leader? ⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠Silicon Republic⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠, in partnership with ⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠IDA Ireland⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠, presents a series of conversations with leaders at the helm of iconic multinationals in the areas of technology, engineering, life sciences and fintech to get invaluable insights on leadership, on emerging technologies and on the future for their sectors. Presented by Ann O'Dea, and produced by ⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠Shaun & Maurice⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠.

    • 18 min
    Passing the Leadership Baton (with Vicky Godolphin, Qualtrics)

    Passing the Leadership Baton (with Vicky Godolphin, Qualtrics)

    Throughout this season, we’ve heard from leaders who were influenced by their mentors and managers, and in this episode Ann O'Dea chats with Vicky Godolphin about how leaders can, in turn, influence the next generation of leaders.

    Vicky Godolphin is the head of customer success for Qualtrics EMEA, and lead of the Dublin HQ. Qualtrics is a global experience management company that creates products that help organisations better understand people.

    About the series:

    What makes a good leader? ⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠Silicon Republic⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠, in partnership with ⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠IDA Ireland⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠, presents a series of conversations with leaders at the helm of iconic multinationals in the areas of technology, engineering, life sciences and fintech to get invaluable insights on leadership, on emerging technologies and on the future for their sectors. Presented by Ann O'Dea, and produced by ⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠Shaun & Maurice⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠.

    • 26 min
    Leadership With Purpose (with Barry Regan, Dexcom)

    Leadership With Purpose (with Barry Regan, Dexcom)

    Many companies are driven by a social or environmental purpose, and that creates a space for purpose-driven leadership. In this episode, we’re taking another look at the health technology sector, as Ann O'Dea chats with Barry Regan, Executive Vice President of Global Operations at Dexcom. Dexcom is a fast growing company that develops simple and wearable glucose monitoring systems to help people manage their diabetes. Ann spoke with Barry about the value of purpose-driven leadership.

    About the series:

    What makes a good leader? ⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠Silicon Republic⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠, in partnership with ⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠IDA Ireland⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠, presents a series of conversations with leaders at the helm of iconic multinationals in the areas of technology, engineering, life sciences and fintech to get invaluable insights on leadership, on emerging technologies and on the future for their sectors. Presented by Ann O'Dea, and produced by ⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠Shaun & Maurice⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠.

    • 23 min
    People-Oriented Leadership (with Deborah Threadgold, IBM Ireland)

    People-Oriented Leadership (with Deborah Threadgold, IBM Ireland)

    The greatest asset in any company is talent - the people who bring their expertise, ideas, knowledge, and creativity to the organisation. In the latest episode of The Leaders' Room, Ann O'Dea chats with Deborah Threadgold, General Manager of IBM Ireland. IBM has been a major tech presence in Ireland, since it was set up in 1956 by just three people. Ann spoke with Debrah about her remarkable career journey to, and through, IBM.

    About the series:

    What makes a good leader? ⁠⁠⁠⁠Silicon Republic⁠⁠⁠⁠, in partnership with ⁠⁠⁠⁠IDA Ireland⁠⁠⁠⁠, presents a series of conversations with leaders at the helm of iconic multinationals in the areas of technology, engineering, life sciences and fintech to get invaluable insights on leadership, on emerging technologies and on the future for their sectors. Presented by Ann O'Dea, and produced by ⁠⁠⁠⁠Shaun & Maurice⁠⁠⁠⁠.

    • 25 min
    10 Things We've Learned So Far

    10 Things We've Learned So Far

    We're halfway through the first season of The Leaders' Room, so for this episode Ann O'Dea chooses ten things we've learned from the first four conversations.

    About the series:

    What makes a good leader? ⁠⁠⁠⁠Silicon Republic⁠⁠⁠⁠, in partnership with ⁠⁠⁠⁠IDA Ireland⁠⁠⁠⁠, presents a series of conversations with leaders at the helm of iconic multinationals in the areas of technology, engineering, life sciences and fintech to get invaluable insights on leadership, on emerging technologies and on the future for their sectors. Presented by Ann O'Dea, and produced by ⁠⁠⁠⁠Shaun & Maurice⁠⁠⁠⁠.

    • 9 min
    Sharing the Vision (with Katia Karpova, Fiserv)

    Sharing the Vision (with Katia Karpova, Fiserv)

    Good leaders understand the vision for the company, and they're often the most fearless person in the room. In the latest episode of The Leaders' Room, Ann O'Dea chats with Katia Karpova, head of the Europe, Middle East, and Africa region at Fiserv, a major fintech multinational whose products and services you probably use every day without even realising. Katia shares her perspectives on confident leadership and tech-savvy consumers.

    About the series:

    What makes a good leader? ⁠⁠⁠Silicon Republic⁠⁠⁠, in partnership with ⁠⁠⁠IDA Ireland⁠⁠⁠, presents a series of conversations with leaders at the helm of iconic multinationals in the areas of technology, engineering, life sciences and fintech to get invaluable insights on leadership, on emerging technologies and on the future for their sectors. Presented by Ann O'Dea, and produced by ⁠⁠⁠Shaun & Maurice⁠⁠⁠.

    • 19 min

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