Biographical Information

Deirdre Moran

Deirdre Moran is vice president of emerging technologies at IDA Ireland ( In this role, she works with high-growth emerging companies and start-ups to assist these companies in exploring the opportunity of moving overseas to Ireland by providing information on the business environment, building business models, recruitment, finance, legal, tax, property selection, PR, and infrastructure.

Articles for Deirdre Moran

Going Global, Part 2: Staffing Up Your New European Sales Office

Any well-run company knows that its people are the most critical factor to success—and this is especially true when opening offices abroad. Here are tips for hiring staff for your new European sales office. Part two of a two-part series.

Going Global: Guidelines on Opening a Successful European Sales Office

There are a variety of issues to consider before launching a European office, and chief among them are practical, yet crucial, concerns—timing, location, and regulations. Part one of a two-part series.