In Profile: Barry Napier, Irish Times Business Person of the Year 2023

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In this episode of Inside Business host Ciarán Hancock is joined in studio by Chief executive and founder of Cubic Telecom, Barry Napier. In a wide-ranging interview, Barry discusses his formative years in Ireland and Chicago, his early career before joining Cubic more than 15 years ago and the key entrepreneurial lessons he has learned along the way.

He also gives his thoughts on why Japanese telecoms giant SoftBank shelled out €473 million for a 51 per cent controlling stake in Cubic last year.

Produced by John Casey with JJ Vernon on sound.