With 27 years' experience in the telecommunications and information technology industries, O'Rourke has been CIO at European telecom firm Telefonica O2's UK operations since May 2013. Responsible for a team of 400 technologists, O'Rourke puts an emphasis on keeping knowledge and experience within his core team. As part of the Global CIO team, he is also responsible for implementation of global IT strategy and accountable for key business KPIs around efficiency and simplification.
it’s too easy and convenient to point to women’s apparent lack of confidence as the key explanation for their under-representation at all levels in technology
The Women in Technology Excellence Awards offer a superb opportunity to celebrate the success of women working in the technology sector
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Rachel Pattinson explores how the School of Computing at Newcastle University is supporting women working in academic computing roles
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