(John) Ogie Sheehy, founder and CEO of ViClarity – A company that provides Strategic Performance Management and Compliance solutions to track and monitor performance in an organisation.
The company was formed in 2008 and has since received many enterprise awards and accolades during the growth of the business, including Regional Finalist of the Intertrade Ireland SeedCorn competition in 2009 and Ulster Bank Business Achiever Regional Finalist in 2011. Already this year Viclarity has secured both Private and Enterprise Ireland Investment support to drive the growth of the business in international markets.
Ogie has up to 16 years experience in high-tech multinationals including Dell Computers Limerick for 3 years as Senior IT manager. At Dell he was responsible for the design and development of innovative IT solutions to help improve cost/efficiencies and productivity in the Limerick and global Dell factories. This included the responsibility of setting up the new Dell facility in Poland where he worked with the start-up team to seamlessly deploy the new manufacturing lines to the plant in Poland.
Prior to that Ogie spent 6 years in technical management and program management positions at IBM, responsible for 120 maintenance and engineering staff. His career at IBM culminated in the position of Head of IT for the Server Manufacturing Division, where he was responsible for IT solutions support for the Dublin facility, as well as many international projects including a global rollout of SAP.
He has also worked for Hewlett Packard and NEC, since completing his primary degree in Applied Physics and Electronics.