DCU Voices Podcast


Eleanor Hayes Merritt

Season 1, Ep. 6

The DCU Voices Podcast guest this week is Wexford native Eleanor Hayes Merritt, who graduated from DCU in 1990 with a BSc in Computer Applications. Eleanor gives a fascinating and inspiring insight into her career and life in California. 

Eleanor emigrated to the USA in 1995 to work for Oracle, a multinational computer technology corporation based in California which employs over 140,000 people worldwide. Eleanor has since risen through the ranks to become its Senior Vice President overseeing 1,800 engineers and analysts.

With her broad technology background, Eleanor oversees globally-distributed engineering teams, delivering critical products that generate billions of dollars in revenue. Eleanor’s achievements at Oracle have led to her being included in the official list of the '50 Most Powerful Women in Technology' in California.


The DCU Voices Podcast Series is hosted by Fergal O’Keeffe who interviews some fascinating DCU Alumni, to learn about their careers, mentors, milestones, and memories of their time in DCU and how their time in DCU shaped their lives and careers.

For more information on DCU Alumni go to https://www.dcu.ie/alumni.





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